What the papers say
Manchester City have decided to activate a release clause of 50 million pounds sterling for the Real Sociedad midfielder Mikel Merinoaccording to the Manchester Evening News. The 25-year-old former Newcastle player impressed enough while playing in LaLiga that City are reportedly willing to pay the hefty transfer fee.
The 29-year-old Aston Villa striker danny ings may be offered to Brighton as part of a midfielder deal Yves Bissoumaccording to the Daily Mirror. Bissouma, 25, has drawn the attention of Steven Gerrard in his mission to rebuild Villa’s squad.
Manchester United looking to sign ex-striker Robin Van Persie as an assistant coach at Old Trafford if they secure the Ajax boss Erik ten Hag as his new manager, according to the Daily Mail. Van Persie, 38, is currently an assistant coach at Feyenoord and has reportedly been contacted despite talks with Ten Hag still ongoing.
Arsenal ‘launched a £25m Álvaro Morata transfer offer’ as they edged out Juventus in the race to land the Atletico Madrid strikerhttps://t.co/VH4l7pXs5q– The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) April 11, 2022
players to watch
Paul Pogba: Paris St Germain have rated the 29-year-old Manchester United midfielder as a top priority, according to French publication Footmercato.
Ruben Neves: Sky Sports reports that the 25-year-old Wolves midfielder is in the sights of Arsenal.
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