Transfer rumours: Neymar, Griezmann, Bellingham, Braithwaite, Sancho, Meunier

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Barcelona hope to strike a part-exchange deal to bring Brazil forward Neymar, 28, back to the club in the summer, with France international Antoine Griezmann, 29, joining Paris St-Germain. (Sky Sports)external-link

West Ham are preparing a surprise £15m bid for Barcelona and Norway forward Martin Braithwaite, 28, who has made only three appearances since moving to the Nou Camp as an emergency signing in January. (Mail)external-link

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp might not see out the end of his contract with the Reds, with the German national job being lined up for him. (Mirror)external-link

Borussia Dortmund are close to winning the race to land highly rated 16-year-old midfielder Jude Bellingham from Birmingham City. (Bild, via Birmingham Mail)external-link

England striker Marcus Rashford says he is desperate to play with compatriot and Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho, 20, at Manchester United next season. (Sun)external-link

Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Braut Haaland, 19, snubbed Manchester United because he believed the German club was a better place to progress his career, claims football agent Bernie Mandic. (Transfer Window Podcast via Daily Expressexternal-link).

​Manchester United are monitoring Thomas Meunier's situation at Paris St-Germain with the 28-year-old Belgian defender's future remaining unresolved. (

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is keen on a reunion with Real Madrid's Colombian 28-year-old forward James Rodriguez, having coached him during his time in charge at the Spanish giants. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba's priority remains to join Real Madrid when the transfer window opens, because of the 27-year-old's desire to link up with Zinedine Zidane. (

Chelsea midfielder Willian thinks Liverpool are so far ahead in the Premier League table because they have not changed manager since 2015. (ESPN Brazil)external-link

Meanwhile, Brazilian Willian, 31, could reunite with former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri at Juventus when his contract at Stamford Bridge expires this summer. (Tuttosport)external-link

Sheffield Wednesday left-back Morgan Fox, 26, is attracting the interest of Championship rivals Middlesbrough. (Yorkshire Post)external-link

Leeds United will sign French goalkeeper Illan Meslier, 20, on a permanent deal from Ligue 1 side Lorient if they win promotion to the Premier League. (Mirror)external-link

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