Transfers: Dortmund open to Aubameyang exit


Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a hat-trick against Benfica in their Champions League ...
(FILES)Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a hat-trick against Benfica in their Champions League match in western Germany, on March 8, 2017 (AFP Photo/John MACDOUGALL)

Borussia Dortmund are set to spark a bidding war for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after admitting they were willing to listen to offers for the Bundesliga top scorer.

The Gabon hitman netted 31 goals in just 32 games last season and looked set for a summer move to Paris Saint-Germain.

But despite making an official approach for the striker, PSG pulled out of a move that may now spark interest among a number of Premier League clubs.

CHELSEA

Sandro must force through big-money move to Chelsea if he wishes to leave Juventus this summer

Chelsea close in on £35m Monaco midfielder Bakayoko… opening door for Matic to move to Manchester United

Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, will defy manager Antonio Conte and refuse to leave Stamford Bridge unless he can return to former club Atletico Madrid

MANCHESTER UNITED

Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to complete the signing of Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perisic, 28, before the squad travel to the United States for their pre-season tour.

Manchester United have agreed a £9.7m deal to sell winger Adnan Januzaj, 22, to Real Sociedad

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s clothing company A-Z Sportswear have dropped the biggest hint yet that the Swede could be heading to MLS when he is back fit.

Manchester United will now focus their attention on signing Alvaro Morata.

They say Cristiano Ronaldo is set to commit to Real Madrid after club president Florentino Perez publicly backed him in his tax fraud charge.

MANCITY

Alves terminates Juventus contract to push through move to reunite with old boss Guardiola at Manchester City

Manchester City’s bid to sign Kyle Walker, 27, will drag into next week as Tottenham Hotspur refuse to lower their £50m value for the England defender.

Manchester City may have to lower their £25m asking price for Joe Hart, according to the Daily Mirror.

They report City have a “two-tier valuation” on the England No 1 – £25m to join one of their top-six rivals and £20m for lower-ranked teams.

ARSENAL

Arsenal and Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 27, is wanted by Inter Milan and Juventus. Szczesny is expected to leave the Gunners this summer having spent the past two seasons on loan at Roma

Arsenal forward Takuma Asano has re-joined Stuttgart on loan for the upcoming season.

He helped the German club earn promotion back to the Bundesliga last season, scoring four goals in 26 appearances.

LIVERPOOL

Liverpool will complete the £39m signing of winger Mohamed Salah, 25, from Roma on Thursday

Liverpool have rejected a €12.5m (£11m) bid from Napoli for left-back Alberto Moreno.

TOTTENHAM

Tottenham are prepared to wait for Everton to lower their asking price for Ross Barkley as the transfer window progresses.

OTHER PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS

Leicester City are planning a £25m move for Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho

Aston Villa are in pole position to sign former England captain Terry on a £60,000-a-week contract.

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is being kept informed about Pepe Reina’s ongoing contract situation at Napoli in the hope the 34-year-old former Liverpool goalkeeper could still end up moving to St James’ Park

ITALY

Chelsea target Alex Sandro is the subject of a “substantial offer” from an unnamed club and Juventus insist they will not stand in the left-back’s way if he wishes to leave Turin

Juventus are interested in signing Manchester United right back Matteo Darmian.

SPAIN

Cristiano Ronaldo will hold talks about his future with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez only after the Confederations Cup

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 29, asked for a move to Manchester City last summer before being convinced to stay at the Camp Nou by team-mate Luis Suarez.

Barcelona technical director claims club face difficulty as targets ‘don’t want to come’ over bench warming fears

The Catalans  have rejected a £31m offer for midfielder Andre Gomes, 23, from a Premier League club

La Liga giants also want to sign Guangzhou Evergrande’s former Tottenham midfielder Paulinho, with the 28-year-old Brazil international impressing in China.

FRANCE

Lyon are close to completing a £16.6m move for Chelsea’s 21-year-old forward Bertrand Traore

Sources: BBC, SkySports, dailymail.co.uk

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