Paris St-Germain sporting director Leonardo says is nearly time for a decision to be made as the club attempts to agree a new deal with 22-year-old France forward Kylian Mbappe. (France Bleu)
BENITEZ NOT INTERESTED IN NAPOLI RETURN
Gazzetta dello Sport reports today Rafa Benitez is not interested in a potential return to Napoli, where Gennaro Gattuso is reportedly close to losing his job. The Naples side trail Granada 2-0 in the Europa League last-32 ahead of tonight's second leg, and have lost three of their last five Serie A games.
Man Utd to offer fringe players for Rice
Manchester United will offer any of Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic and Phil Jones in an attempt to land Declan Rice, reports 90min. Liverpool, Manchester City, and Chelsea are all keen on Rice, but United hope to gain an advantage by offering cash and players in a transfer.
COSTA PINING FOR SERIE A
Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa is hopeful of returning to Serie A, having struggled for game time on loan at the Allianz Arena. The Juventus loanee told journalist Pierluigi Pardo: "I would like to return to Italy, a country that I appreciate very much. Let's see what happens. I still have a contract with Juve."
COMPETITION HOTS UP FOR LINGARD
West Ham will face competition from Leicester if they move to sign Jesse Lingard on a permanent deal this summer, according to the Daily Express. Lingard moved to the London Stadium on loan from Manchester United in January and scored twice on his first Hammers start.
Sarri close to Chelsea return before Tuchel
Former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri agreed to return to Stamford Bridge in January before the Blues appointed Thomas Tuchel as Frank Lampard's successor. (RAI Sport)
Agbonlahor says Gerrard must keep Leon Balogun
Gabriel Agbonlahor believes it is “vital” that Glasgow Rangers keep Leon Balogun at Ibrox beyond this current campaign.
Balogun made the move to the Gers at the start of this season on a one-year deal – he is therefore set to become a free agent in a few months if the club do not use their 12-month extension option.
Speaking to Football Insider, Agbonlahor has urged Ross Wilson and co to give the £720,000-valued 32-year-old a new deal.
DONE DEAL: KILLIE DEFENDER HEADING STATESIDE
Kilmarnock have confirmed Stuart Findlay will join Philadelphia Union in time for the start of the 2021 MLS season, which begins on April 3.
Barnet confirm capture of East Kilbride striker
Barnet have confirmed the signing of East Kilbride striker Tomi Adeloye until the end of this season. The 25-year-old striker was at K-Park earlier this season on a short-term deal but after the lower league shutdown he opted to head down south.
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