Wednesday's transfer gossip: Kane, Enrique, Mac Allister, Lukaku, Alvarez, Tierney

Wed, Mar 15, 2023
By editor


TOTTENHAM are not willing to sell England striker Harry Kane in the summer even if the 29-year-old, whose contract with Spurs runs out in summer 2024, does not sign a new deal. (Sky Sports)

Former Spain and Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique would be interested in taking over as Tottenham boss if Spurs parted company with Antonio Conte. (Times – subscription required)

Argentina midfielder Alexis Mac Allister, 24, is attracting interest from a number of clubs and he is ready to leave Brighton in the summer. (90 Min) 

Inter Milan chief executive Beppe Marotta says Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, will return to Chelsea when his season-long loan spell at the Serie A side comes to an end. (Sky Sport Italia)

Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, 31, has held contract talks with Chelsea but the two parties are not close to reaching an agreement. (Times – subscription required)

Manchester United are going to offer Uruguay midfielder Facundo Pellistri, 21, a new contract before loaning him out next season. (Fabrizio Romano)

Leeds United have agreed to sign Barcelona and Spain forward Ilias Akhomach, 18, at the end of the season. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Argentina and Manchester City forward Julian Alvarez, 23, has agreed a new five-and-a-half-year deal with the Premier League club. (Football Insider)

Newcastle United are interested in Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney but the Gunners may not sell the 25-year-old Scotland international as manager Mikel Arteta is keen to keep him. (Caught Offside)

Liverpool and Newcastle are racing one another to sign Argentine midfielder Alan Varela, 21, from Boca Juniors. (Football Insider)

After six years with Paris St-Germain, Canada international Ashley Lawrence has decided not to renew her contract. The 27-year-old will leave the club at the end of the season. (Le Parisien – in French)

Leeds United duo Wilfried Gnonto and Weston McKennie could be involved in a swap deal with Juventus in the summer. American midfielder McKennie, 24, is currently on loan to Leeds but Juventus are open to making it a permanent deal with Italian forward Gnoto, 19, going the other way. ( – in Italian)

Lee Carsley could leave his post as England Under-21 manager after this summer’s European Championships and former England players Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Scott Parker could be considered to replace him. (BBC sport). A.