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Premier League transfer news: Pogba, Coutinho, Eriksen, Richarlison, Zaha

Paul Pogba has reportedly told his Man Utd team-mates that he wants to leave

Premier League transfer news and rumours

Pogba wants United exit

According to reports in France Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has told his team-mates that he wants to leave the club this summer.

French newspaper L’Equipe says that the World Cup winner is keen to depart Old Trafford and the Daily Mail adds that the United board will not stand in his way of a move to Real Madrid.

Barcelona and Juventus have also been linked with the 26-year-old. 

Coutinho future depends on Fifa

Philippe Coutinho’s future is “in the hands of Fifa” says Spanish newspaper Sport. With Eden Hazard looking likely to leave Chelsea for Real Madrid the London club have been linked with Barcelona star Coutinho as a replacement. However, Chelsea are facing a two-window transfer ban and have appealed to Fifa.  

Zaha price too high

Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham are keen on Wilfried Zaha but his club Crystal Palace will have to lower their £75m asking price for the forward. (Daily Star

Meunier instead of Wan-Bissaka?

Manchester United have also been linked with Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. But should they seek an alternative option United may target Paris Saint-Germain’s Thomas Meunier. (Independent)

Milan remain in Richarlison race

AC Milan remain interested in Everton forward Richarlison but the Italian club could struggle to fork out the reported €75m (£64.6m) fee for the 21-year-old Brazilian. (Calciomercato)

Stoke want £30m for Butland

Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland is a target for Premier League clubs Bournemouth and Crystal Palace. However, should they move for the England international it will cost them £30m. (Daily Mail)

Pochettino optimistic Eriksen will stay

Christian Eriksen scored Tottenham’s late winner against Brighton on Tuesday but his future at the club remains uncertain. The Dane is out of contract at the end of next season but Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino hopes he will sign a new deal. Pochettino said: “Christian is a special person. We are all special, different. We need to understand that. The timing for him or for the club to be agreeing something is maybe different to another player. I hope and I wish that Christian can be with us in the future. I think Christian and us, we are so open to talk and we will see what happens.” (ESPN)

Premier League fixtures and TV guide

Wednesday 24 April
Friday 26 April
  • Liverpool vs. Huddersfield Town (8pm, live on Sky Sports)
Saturday 27 April (3pm unless stated)
  • Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Ham United (12.30pm, live on Sky Sports) 
  • Crystal Palace vs. Everton 
  • Fulham vs. Cardiff City 
  • Southampton vs. AFC Bournemouth 
  • Watford vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers 
  • Brighton and Hove Albion vs. Newcastle United (5.30pm, live on BT Sport
Sunday 28 April
  • Leicester City vs. Arsenal (12pm, live on Sky Sports) 
  • Burnley vs. Manchester City (2.05pm, live on Sky Sports) 
  • Manchester United vs. Chelsea (4.30pm, live on Sky Sports)

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