Transfer rumours: Messi, Van de Beek, Saul, Johnstone, Pogba, Ziyech, Coutinho

Last update on. From the section GossipParis St-Germain offered a contract for Lionel Messi (34-year-old forward from Argentina), who was a free agent after his Barcelona deal expired. The La Liga side is hopeful that they can tie the six-time Ballon d'Or champion down to a new contract. (AS – in Spanish) external linkManchester United is willing to let Donny Van de Beek leave this summer, amid interest from Real Madrid who are interested in the Dutch midfielder. (Star) External-linkVan de Beek's departure could open the door for United to sign Raphael Varane (28), Madrid's centre-back. (Sun). external-linkLiverpool are interested in Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez (26), and the Spaniard is keen to play in the Premier League. (La Razon, in Spanish) external linkArsenal are open to considering a move for Sam Johnstone (28), West Brom and England goalkeeper. If a deal is not reached for Aaron Ramsdale (23), Sheffield United would be. (Star) External-linkLiverpool are also interested Renato Sanches (23), a Lille and Portugal midfielder. Arsenal could be a rival if they pursue the former Bayern Munich player. (Onze Mondial, in French) external-linkMassimiliano Allegri, the Juventus boss, has told the club that he wants to resign Paul Pogba of Manchester United. The contract at Old Trafford expires in 2022 for the 28-year-old Frenchman. He won two Serie A titles during Allegri's first tenure as manager. External-link (90 min)AC Milan is looking for Hakim Ziyech, a 28-year old Moroccan playmaker who Chelsea considers more realistic than Everton's James Rodriguez due to the Colombian's high wage demands. (Corriere dello Sport via Sport Witness). external-linkWho was the star of Rome? The semi-finals of Euro 2020 were won by England.Barcelona has offered Philippe Coutinho, a Brazil attacker, to Milan, in exchange for their removal of the ex-Leicester star. (Mundo Deportivo) external-linkAfter spending some time in London on loan from Real Madrid, Martin Odegaard (22), has confirmed that he will not return to Arsenal next season. (Football London). external-linkSean Dyche, Burnley manager, is attempting to sign Marc Albrighton, a 31-year-old English winger from Leicester. (Sun). external-linkAC Milan is looking for Bayer Leverkusen striker Patrik Scheick from Czech Republic. He has starred at Euro 2020 and is wanted by AC Milan. (Tuttomercatoweb, in Italian) external linkInter Milan has opened talks with Denzel Dumfries’ agent in the hopes of securing a deal for Denzel Dumfries, a 25-year-old PSV Eindhoven wing-back. Calciomercato via Football Italia external-linkTottenham are still interested in Fiorentina striker Dusan Velahovic, 21. However, the Serbian international is focusing on his renewal with the SerieA club. He scored 21 goals in 37 league games in 2020-21. (Corriere dello Sport via Sport Witness). External-linkArsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi (22), is close to a move to Marseille. The Ligue 1 club is also expected to sign William Saliba (20) as a Gunners defender. (Goal). External-link