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Transfer rumours: Lewandowski, Ronaldo, Suarez, Christensen, Botman, Lingard, Carlos



Bayern Munich could sell Poland striker Robert Lewandowski in the summer if he does not renew his contract, with the 33-year-old’s current deal ending in June 2023. (Bild, via Marca)external-link

Cristiano Ronaldo’s representatives have told Manchester United that the 36-year-old Portugal forward will look to leave Old Trafford in the summer if the club fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League. (Sun)external-link

Atletico Madrid will not allow 34-year-old Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, who has been linked with Aston Villa, to leave in January. (Goal) external-link

Barcelona are in advanced talks with Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, 25, with the Denmark centre-back’s contract set to expire at the end of the season. (Sport – in Spanish)external-link

An unnamed Premier League team have matched Newcastle United’s offer for 28-year-old Sevilla defender Diego Carlos, with the Magpies believed to have tabled a £30m bid for the Brazil centre-back. (Sky Sports)external-link

Manchester United will let Jesse Lingard leave in January if a club pay a £3.5m loan fee for the 29-year-old- England attacking midfielder, whose contract at Old Trafford runs out in the summer. (Talksport)external-link

Lille president Olivier Letang says the French club “won’t even open the door to discuss” selling Netherlands defender Sven Botman, with Newcastle United and AC Milan interested in signing the 22-year-old. (Football Italia)external-link

Chelsea are interested in signing 17-year-old Spain midfielder Gavi, who has a £42m release clause in his Barcelona contract. (El Nacional – in Catalan)external-link

Former Everton striker Wayne Rooney is the new frontrunner for the vacant manager’s job at Goodison Park, although Roma boss Jose Mourinho is also under consideration. (Sun)external-link

West Ham United are targeting Blackburn’s Chile striker Ben Brereton Diaz, 24, and Liverpool’s 24-year-old English defender Nathaniel Phillips in the January transfer window. (Express)external-link

Gareth Southgate is considering calling up Brighton defender Adam Webster to his next England squad after receiving rave reviews about the 27-year-old’s recent performances. (Mail)external-link

One Premier League side and a number of Championship clubs are interested in 24-year-old English striker Kabongo Tshimanga, who has scored 21 goals in 22 appearances for National League side Chesterfield this season. (Sun)external-link

Arsenal have stepped up their pursuit of Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo, with the Gunners hoping to sign the 25-year-old Brazilian on loan for the rest of the season. (Goal)external-link

Arsenal are also prepared to make Fiorentina forward Dusan Vlahovic, 21, one of the highest-paid players in the world, but the Serbia striker remains unsure over a move to the Gunners. (La Nazione via 90Min)external-link

Bayern Munich are prepared to challenge Manchester United in the race to sign Switzerland and Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria, 25. (Christian Falk)external-link

Paris St-Germain are confident that former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, 49, will be in charge at the Parc des Princes in time for next season. (Marca)external-link

Burnley are monitoring developments with 33-year-old English defender Chris Basham, whose contract at Sheffield United runs out in the summer. (Mail)external-link

Charlton, Ipswich Town, Oxford United and Sunderland are all interested in 39-year-old English striker Jermain Defoe, who is available on a free transfer after leaving Rangers. (Sky Sports)external-link

Juventus have grown frustrated with Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey after the 31-year-old turned down offers to leave the Italians from clubs in England and Spain. (Calciomercato, via Mail)external-link

AC Milan are interested in signing 22-year-old Tottenham defender Japhet Tanganga on loan, but the Premier League side would prefer to sell the Englishman. (Sun)external-link

Former France and Arsenal striker Thierry Henry is in the running to be the next Bordeaux manager after stepping down as Montreal Impact boss in February. (RMC Sport – in French)external-link

Stoke are set to sign Aston Villa’s 19-year-old English winger Jaden Philogene-Bidace on loan until the end of the season. (Athletic – subscription required)external-link