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TOP STORY: Barca have to act quickly to sign 'the best footballer in Spain'.
Barcelona need to move fast when it comes to the Seville midfielder Bryan Gil, according to a club scout.
The 20-year-old Gil is currently on loan with Eibar, where he has scored three goals and has scored two more goals in 15 games this season.
The Barcelona scout German Vaya & # 39; Mani & # 39; believes Gil, whose contract with Seville runs until June 2023, shares some similarities with former Barca and current Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar.
"The best footballer in Spain right now is Bryan Gil," said Mani ahead of the Copa del Rey semi-finals on Wednesday in the first leg between the two teams.Stream the replay on ESPN + in the US.). "I spoke to Ramon Planes (Barcelona Technical Director) who has Bryan Gil on his mind. If they (Barca) do it now (take a step) Gil's clause is € 35m. If he extends with Sevilla it will to euros. " 150 m. "
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13.09 GMT: Nigeria international Ahmed Musa is still looking for a club after his West Brom trial ended without signing him from the Premier League, Express & Star reports.
Musa is a free agent who left the Saudi Arabian association Al Nassr in October.
The 28-year-old was Leicester City's record player in 2016 when he signed for £ 16.6million with CSKA Moscow but only scored five goals in England in 18 months before being loaned back to CSKA.
12.22 GMT: Liverpool have to pay Fulham record compensation for the midfielder Harvey Elliotta tribunal decided.
The Professional Football Compensation Committee has ruled that the Premier League champions must pay up to £ 4.3 million for the 17-year-old and give Fulham 20% of the future transfer fee.
Elliott, who joined Liverpool in July 2019 as a 16-year-old, is on loan with championship team Blackburn this season.
"After a full hearing, the PFCC decided that Fulham should be eligible for substantial compensation," said Fulham. "The award (not disclosed) is a record amount for a 16-year-old player. In the circumstances, Fulham is very pleased and thanks the PFCC for carefully examining the arguments we have made."
11.37 GMT: Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho admits that all speculation is around him Dele Alli may have distracted the midfielder.
Alli came on as a substitute in Wednesday's 5-4 defeat by Everton in the FA Cup. This was his first appearance since Marine's third round win in the lower division on January 10th.
The England international was heavily linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain last month and a reunion with former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, but the move never materialized.
"There's nothing more to talk about," Mourinho said ahead of the Everton game (the replay streamed on ESPN + in the US). "It's possible he was distracted, yes.
"It depends on the mentality of the player how much the player is influenced by and follows the media and social media. I don't know in his personal case.
"But I expected this story to be over. Now it's about him being back on the team to have minutes."
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10.52 GMT: Borussia Dortmund is one of a number of clubs that remain interested in the German midfielder Florian Neuhaus, Kicker reports.
The Gladbach star can leave Borussia Park for a set fee of 40 million euros in the next transfer window, and BVB has followed the 23-year-old together with Juventus, Bayern, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Dortmund's interest in Neuhaus is related to the persecution of Gladbach's coach Marco Rose, who wants to revive a team that will find it difficult to qualify for the Champions League this season.
Dortmund's pursuit of rose has already led to a backlash from parts of the Gladbach fan base who were successful online with the coach after the 2-1 home defeat in the derby against Cologne.
09/10 GMT: Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has offered to cut its wages to stay with the club for another season, according to Mundo Deportivo.
Real Madrid are negotiating salary cuts with each player due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the club's finances.
Modric, 35, has been in talks with Madrid to sign a one-year contract extension and is ready to cut his wages to make it happen. The Croatian international will become a free agent in June.
The former Tottenham player was a regular in Zinedine Zidane's squad and has made 28 appearances for Los Blancos this season.
09.16 GMT: Thomas Tuchel believes Kepa Arrizabalaga may still save his Chelsea career but urged the goalkeeper not to try too hard to impress on his first start for the new Blues boss.
Kepa's future on Stamford Bridge seemed doomed under Tuchel's predecessor, Frank Lampard, after falling from grace when Rennes-based Eduoard Mendy became the goalkeeper of choice.
The Blues signed Athletic Bilbao's Kepa for a world record fee of £ 71.6m in August 2018 but were ready to hear offers this summer if the bulk of that sum could be recouped.
No club were interested in the award and Kepa has only played four times since Mendy's arrival in September. Tuchel's arrival, however, has given him an opportunity to start over, starting with the FA Cup fifth round tie at Barnsley on Thursday.
"He'll play tomorrow, he'll start tomorrow," said Tuchel, who was sacked by Paris Saint-Germain in December before taking over from Lampard last month. "And from the outside we of course had a look at his situation and some sporting difficulties. Maybe the circumstances of his transfer, maybe a little on his shoulders. That was the impression from the outside.
"Inside, I see a nice guy, I see a nice personality, an open personality, a hardworking guy with obviously a lot of quality. So the good thing for him is that we're starting over, it's a new beginning for him. I don't have a story with him and hope that there will be no trouble because I don't see her coming. "
08.30 GMT: The Daily Mail reports that Manchester United made RB Leipzig& # 39; s Ibrahima Konate their # 1 transfer goal for the summer – after admitting defeat in the race to land their center-back partner, Dayot Upamecano.
With Bayern Munich a firm favorite for Upamecano, the French U21 star Konate attracts the attention of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Mail reports that United may have to find £ 37m if they want to sign the former Sochaux player. He was also linked with Chelsea and Liverpool.
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Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus fight for the winger Mikkel Damsgaardaccording to Tuttosport.
The Sampdoria star has reportedly tripled in value since joining the club from Danish club FC Nordsjaelland for around £ 6.5million last summer. Juve are hoping they can convince him to stay in Serie A but Spurs appreciate their chances of luring him into the Premier League.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is watching the 20-year-old Danish international in person as the summer transfer window draws closer.
Angelino wants to seal RB Leipzig
Angelino Sport Bild reports that RB Leipzig will sign a permanent contract with the parent club Manchester City.
The 24-year-old is on loan in Germany, where he has had a really successful period. Due to a clause in his contract, he is now ready to officially end his time at Etihad.
The report says that if Angelino plays Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Friday, he will have played the required number of games to trigger the clause, which means Leipzig is buying the player a lot.
– AC Milan want to block Davide Calabria Calciomercato reports on a new contract. The 22-year-old is given the opportunity to extend his time at the San Siro until 2025 after speculating about his future with the Serie A title contenders. Milan want to sign the deal before the end of the season in hopes that Calabria can continue to play a key role in its resurgence.
– Chinese side Shandong have placed a £ 9m bid to sign the Lyon midfielder Thiago Mendes, according to Globo Esporte. The 28-year-old is believed to be open to the idea of jumping to China, where many of the world's top players have left in recent years, although it is not yet known whether Lyon are ready to let him go. The transfer window in China will remain open in February.