Soccer Wiretap

Gareth Bale Could Leave Real Madrid For United
Real Madrid has a wealth of attacking options that could leave Gareth Bale as surplus.

The Independent

Pablo Zabaleta Leaving City In Summer
West Ham and Inter Milan have interest in signing Pablo Zabaleta.

Jonathan Smith/ESPN

Chelsea Prepared To Make Antonio Conte Richest Manager In Club History
Chelsea are prepared to make Antonio Conte the highest paid manager in club history and offer a 200 million bankroll for this summer to ward off interest from Inter Milan.

Dominic Fifield/The Guardian

Bayern Exploring Sale Of Renato Sanches
Bayern bought Renato Sanches from Benfica last summer for 35 million.

Kicker (via

Report: James Rodriguez Has Initial Agreement With United
Jorge Mendes met recently with Florentino Perez to express his displeasure with James Rodriguez's current position with Real Madrid.

Pep Guardiola Won't Change Style To Complete In England
Pep Guardiola insists Manchester City will continue to play in the style he demands despite not challenging for the Premier League title in his first season.

Jamie Jackson/The Guardian

Valencia Hires Marcelino Garcia Toral As Manager
Marcelino will be introduced following the end of the La Liga season.

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Antonio Conte Won't Consider Future Until Chelsea Wins Title
Antonio Conte is being heavily coveted by Inter Milan.

Dominic Fifield/The Guardian

FIFA To Fast Track 2026 World Cup Bid
Sunil Gulati said he wants to avoid being presumptuous but is confident of the North American bid.

Sam Borden/ESPN

Wayne Rooney Admits He'll Likely Need To Leave United
Wayne Rooney has admitted he may need to leave Manchester United in order to receive regular playing time again.

Jamie Jackson/The Guardian

Real Madrid To Play Juventus In Champions League Final
Real Madrid has defeated Atleti in each of the past four Champions League seasons.

RealGM Staff Report

Liverpool Won't Listen To Any Coutinho Offers
Philippe Coutinho signed a new five-year deal with Liverpool in January.

Glenn Price/ESPN

Paul Pogba's Agent May Have Earned $53.4M Off Transfer
Paul Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, was reportedly paid 27 million by Juventus from a mandate to sell the player as well as 19.4 million by United

David Conn/The Guardian

Chelsea Will Pursue Aymeric Laporte
Chelsea will pursue Aymeric Laporte this summer to improve their defensive line.

Mark Ogden/ESPN

James Rodrigez Offered To Manchester United
Real Madrid have also sounded out Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain about James Rodriguez.

Rob Dawson/ESPN

Arsene Wenger Resisting Requests To Restructure Arsenal
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is considering appointing a sporting director.

David Hytner/The Guardian

Real Madrid Agrees To $33M Transfer With Atleti For Theo Hernandez
Theo is a 19-year-old left back currently on loan with Alaves.

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Romelu Lukaku Frustrated By Media Speculation On Transfer
Chelsea and United each have a pressing need for Romelu Lukaku with Diego Costa likely leaving to China, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic injured.


AC Milan Has 'No Interest' In Alvaro Morata
Massimiliano Mirabelli was spotted at Real Madrid's Champions League match last week against Atletico Madrid.

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Kylian Mbappe Trying To Wait Until Offseason To Consider Future
Kylian Mbappe is trying to lead Monaco to their first Ligue 1 title in 17 years.

Real Madrid Beat Out Barcelona To Sign Vinicius Junior
Florentino Perez has offered 45 million for Vinicius Junior compared to 20 million less from Barcelona.

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Mourinho Gives Up On Top-4, Seeks UCL For United Through Europa League
Arsene Wenger defeated Jose Mourinho for the first time in 13 league matches.

David Hytner/The Guardian

Zidane: Real Madrid Nearly Signed Kylian Mbappe When He Was Younger
Real Madrid are believed to be Kylian Mbappe's preferred destination.

Fox Sports Asia

Lionel Messi Rejects Barcelona's Offer Of $33M-$39M Per Season
Lionel Messi's current deal expires after the 17-18 season.

Moises Llorens/

Real Madrid Earning $110M Per Year From Adidas Deal
The deal between the two parties run from 2015 until 2024.

Football Leaks

Chelsea Expected To Sell Diego Costa To Tianjin Quanjian For $99M
Antonio Conte is happy with Diego Costa's focus despite the transfer speculation.

Dominic Fifield/The Guardian

PSG Prefer To Sign Alexis Sanchez Over Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Alexis Sanchez would be a less expensive transfer for Paris Saint-Germain than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Jonathan Johnson/ESPN

David Moyes Wants To Remain With Relegated Sunderland
Sunderland has been in danger of relegation over the past few seasons.

Press Association

FIFA Rescinds Four-Match Ban Against Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi missed Argentina's 2-0 loss to Bolivia but will return for critical matched against Uruguay, Venezuela and Peru.

The Guardian

Xavi Turns Down Chance To Manage Barcelona B
Xavi is one of the main ambassadors for the Qatar World Cup and could even manage their team in 2022.