Edinson Cavani‘s potential departure from Old Trafford has been complicated by a £2million clause in the striker’s contract, according to the Mirror.
Manchester United will have to pay the fee if they failed to trigger a one-year contract extension for the 34-year-old Uruguay international, who arrived in the north in October after leaving Paris St-Germain and has been linked with Boca Juniors.
Crystal Palace are monitoring the situation with Marseille’s France winger Florian Thauvin, who will become a free agent in the summer, the Sun reports. The Eagles want to sign the World Cup winner, 28, despite him having a mixed spell in the Premier League in the past with Newcastle.
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The Mail, which cites Italian outlet Tuttomercato, reports Everton have made Senegal international Kalidou Koulibaly their primary target. The 29-year-old defender currently plays for Napoli and the Toffees are confident they will be able to sign him amid doubt over Yerry Mina’s future at Goodison Park.
There is reportedly a new front-runner among Premier League sides racing to sign France Under-21 midfielder Boubakary Soumare from Lille. The Star reports Leicester are increasingly confident that they will be able to beat Manchester United and Tottenham for the 22-year-old’s signature in the summer as the Foxes have the £30 million ready to go.
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Kyron Gordon: Leeds and Manchester United have joined Liverpool and Everton in monitoring the development of the 18-year-old Sheffield United defender, according to the Mail.
Seny Dieng: West Ham are preparing to make a move for QPR’s Senegalese goalkeeper, 26, reports the Sun.