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Transfer rumors and football rumors: Raphinha, Antony, Lisandro Martinez

28 Jun 2022 | 08:03

Transfer rumors and gossip in the football world on Tuesday, including the latest rumors of Chelsea’s pursuit of Raheem Sterling.

Chelsea have opened discussions with Manchester City over the prospect of a double move for Nathan Ake and Raheem Sterling. (Daily telegraph)

In other Blues news, after suggesting Chelsea should keep Romelu Lukaku, Petr Cech is leaving his role as technical and performance advisor at Chelsea. (Daily telegraph)

Ajax have told Manchester United they will have to pay £70m to sign Brazilian international striker Antony, putting the deal in doubt. (Mirror everyday)

Christian Eriksen will wait to make a decision on whether to join Manchester United, first to see how the club progress this summer. (Mirror everyday)

Eriksen is also “mulling over” a contract offer from Leicester. (Time)

Chelsea will also spend when Matthijs de Ligt wants to move to Stamford Bridge, with Juventus ready to let the 22-year-old Dutch defender leave for around £70m. (Mirror everyday)

However, Neymar is unlikely to join the Italian team this summer. Juve president Andrea Agnelli is cutting costs after signing Paul Pogba. (Daily Mail)

Newcastle United are said to have shown an interest in signing Leeds winger Raphinha this summer. (Mirror everyday)

Robert Lewandowski’s former agent has said his desire to play for Barcelona is to show that he is “better” than Karim Benzema. (Mirror everyday)

England centre-back Jude Bellingham has been identified by Real Madrid as a priority target this summer. (Daily Mail)

In a bid to beat Manchester United to the Ajax defender’s signature, Arsenal have raised the price of Lisandro Martínez to £34m. (Time)

West Ham have approached Villarreal about former Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma. (Time)

Celtic want at least £15m from Atletico Madrid if they increase their interest in right-back Josip Juranovic. (Time)

Juventus have agreed to pay Aaron Ramsey €4 million just for him to leave this summer, 12 months before his contract expires. (Daily record)

Rangers are interested in signing PAOK striker Antonio Colak for around £2.5 million. (Scottish Sun)

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has identified Sevilla as “a very good option” this summer. (Daily record)