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Rumor Roundup (April 23, 2016): Barcelona makes offer for PSG forward, Mats Hummels future, Atlético Madrid signings, more!

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Talking about rumors surrounding football is a fun activity for many fans, maybe only second to actually watching football. In this new daily column, we'll take a look at the latest rumors floating around the rumor mill.

Key reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate news or fact, it's just circulating around the rumor mill. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt. And please don't yell at us. We're just reporting.

Rumors for the Day:

  • Barcelona have reportedly offered €25 million to Paris Saint-Germain to sign forward Javier Pastore, who can also play in midfield. The Argentinean is looking for more minutes elsewhere, and Barça could sign him as a 'MSN' backup.
  • Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels looks very likely to leave his club this summer, and two teams are the biggest favorites to secure his signing at the moment: Bayern Munich, Hummels' former club, and Manchester City, who wants the German to partner John Stones in Pep Guardiola's new defense.
  • Atlético Madrid are looking for a new striker to replace Antoine Griezmann if the Frenchman moves away from the Colchoneros in the summer, and Villarreal star Cédric Bakambu has reportedly agreed a deal to join Diego Simeone's side next season.
  • Another striker on his way to Europe is Brazilian phenom Gabriel Barbosa, who could be headed to Borussia Dortmund on a €25 million deal. The 19-year-old Santos star wants to play at Barcelona in the future, but he could use the Yellow and Blacks as a stepping stone to join the Blaugrana later.
  • Chelsea and Liverpool are apparently interested in signing playmaker Hatem Ben Arfa, who revitalized his career at Nice after a bad time with Newcastle. After a great season in Ligue 1, the Frenchman could come back to the Premier League and play for either Antonio Conte or Jürgen Klopp next season.
If you have heard of any rumors that you'd like to add, feel free to post them in the comments section below. Just remember they are only rumors and not facts, so please take them as such. Have fun!

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