Man Utd to renew Harry Kane interest, Barcelona make Mo Salah their Plan B transfer option – Paper Round
Paper Round’s view: Feels like years we’ve spoken about the length of Kane’s contract and how it will prove to be a stumbling block. This summer, there are still two years to go, meaning it will once more be a case of Spurs chairman Daniel Levy making it almost impossible for the 29-year-old to leave. United missing out on the Champions League would do little to persuade Kane, but City may go back in if they fail to sign Haaland. Who knows? No one, yet.
Paper Round’s view: It would seem likely Liverpool give in to offering Salah more, particularly with talks currently at an impasse, but whether they meet his exact demands remains the big unknown. If the Egyptian does not extend his Liverpool stay, Barca would not be alone in looking to sign Salah – no doubt PSG and Real would be among his other suitors.
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
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Paper Round’s view: He won’t have needed reminding, but Perez saw exactly what Benzema is still capable of on Monday night and also last week, and he will unlikely want to help PSG even if they do poach Kylian Mbappe from the Ligue 1 leaders. How Mbappe and Benzema work together would be intriguing to find out, but there’s no telling where this forward merry-go-round will stop if Mbappe and Haaland get the ball rolling.
Paper Round’s view: Unlikely to see a complete demolishing, but it remains an attention-grabbing option nonetheless. It would appear the Glazer family favour the South Stand option, which seems much more reasonable – and affordable, relatively speaking.