Here’s your daily round-up of transfer gossip from World Soccer.
Atletico Madrid have identified Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita as a potential transfer target this summer, according to Fichajes via The Daily Star. The Guinean has been plagued by injuries since arriving in Merseyside in 2018. He has rarely been able to maintain a place in Jurgen Klopp’s starting line-up during his tenure at the club. Diego Simeone is thought to be a great admirer of the 26-year-old, and will make him his top transfer target this summer.
According to The Daily Mirror, Manchester United are preparing a £68 million bid to bring in Atletico Madrid’s Marcos Llorente. According to AS, the La Liga giants are desperate to negotiate a new contract with the player as soon as possible, as they are concerned about the growing interest from The Red Devils.
Leicester City are keen to sign Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand once his contract expires at the end of the season, according to Leicestershire Live. The 31-year-old has spent seven years with The Saints, but has now agreed to respectfully part ways with the club at the end of the season. The Foxes were linked with the former Chelsea defender back in January 2020, and will reignite their interest at the end of the season.