Good morning to the football fans
Manchester United and Chelsea face stiff competition from PSG for Barcelona centre-back Ronald Araujo.
The Spanish giants are reportedly ready to sell the Uruguay star if he doesn’t extend his contract beyond 2023.
Arsenal and Leicester are both thought to be keen on Sassuolo’s £25million-rated Italian winger Domenico Berardi.
And Juventus are set to step in for Gunners striker Alexandre Lacazette at the end of the season.
But it is claimed Barcelona have offered Arsenal and Leeds target Noussair Mazraoui a lucrative deal for the right-back to join from Ajax in the summer.
Manchester United legend Paul Scholes rates City playmaker Kevin de Bruyne as “probably the best” midfielder in the world.
On the pitch, Manchester City sailed 5-0 on aggregate into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a 0-0 draw in the second leg against Sporting Lisbon.
And Karim Benzema’s brilliant second-half hat-trick secured Real Madrid’s 3-2 aggregate win over PSG.
Unusually for a Thursday, there are four Premier League games tonight: Norwich v Chelsea, Southampton v Newcastle, Wolves v Watford and Leeds v Aston Villa.
West Ham visit Sevilla in the Europa League, Leicester host Rennes in the Europa Conference League.
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