Gossip Column: Mbappe, Keita, Vidal, Neymar, Dembele, Gimenez, Negredo, Mahrez

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Thursday, 3rd August 2017

Kylian Mbappe is reportedly ready to leave AS Monaco before the season starts, and it seems Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will battle for his signature in the coming days.
ESPN

Barcelona have moved first apparently, as L’Equipe have confirmed contacts between the 18-year-old player and the Liga giants.
Mundo Deportivo

RB Leipzig’s coveted midfielder Naby Keita is unlikely to sign an extension with the club this summer, so all signs indicate he will eventually leave the team sooner than later.
Sky Sports

Arturo Vidal has been one of Bayern Munich‘s most important players over the past few years, but the Chilean is reportedly unsettled in Germany and would favour a return to Italy this summer.
ESPN

Neymar has reportedly agreed to a five-year deal with PSG…
Sky Sports

…but the move has hit a stumbling block, as LaLiga have rejected the payment of his release clause from PSG.
Sky Sports

Borussia Dortmund are apparently willing to let Ousmane Dembele go this summer, but they would only accept offers north of €100 million. Barcelona and Real Madrid are reportedly interested in him.
MARCA

Juventus have been trying to add a replacement for Leonardo Bonucci and Jose Maria Gimenez has emerged as an option. The Serie A champs are set to meet with the Uruguayan’s agent in the coming days.
Mundo Deportivo

Alvaro Negredo has left Valencia and opted to join Besiktas, the reigning champions of the Turkish Super League.
MARCA

AS Roma sporting director Monchi said Riyad Mahrez won’t arrive to the club this season, and that they will sign “an important player” instead.
Corriere Dello Sport