No takers for Ousmane Dembele
Today’s rumors start with a report that reckons Barcelona have had no offers for injured forward Ousmane Dembele.
According to Marca, the club met with his agent to discuss a “possible departure” but no-one fancies meeting their asking price of €60 million for the France international.
Dembele’s poor injury record at the Camp Nou has put potential buyers off and means he’s likely to stay for another season.
Inter reject bid of Semedo, Junior and Rakitic for Lautaro
Over at Sport the word is that Inter Milan have turned down an offer from Barcelona for striker Lautaro Martinez.
Quique Setien’s men were reportedly willing to include Nelson Semedo, Junior Firpo and Ivan Rakitic as part of the deal, but Inter aren’t interested in any of the trio.
Inter seem to want cash only for their Argentina international, although they would be willing to accept installments.
Ndombele fancies Barcelona move
Sticking with Sport and they also report that Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele is prioritising a move to Barcelona if he leaves north London.
The midfielder is thought to be considering his options because he has what is described as a “complicated relationship” with manager Jose Mourinho.
Ndombele is said to be a player Barcelona like, but they might find it difficult doing a deal with Spurs and will have to sell before they buy.
Barca expecting Arthur interest
And finally today we end with news from Mundo Deportivo who report that Barcelona are expecting interest in Arthur in the summer.
Yet Barcelona are ready to turn down any offer they receive from the Brazilian and consider him to be an essential part of the squad going forwards.
Inter and Paris Saint-Germain are both mentioned as clubs who may fancy signing Arthur, but they seem to have little chance of landing him this year.