Messi? Kane? Bellingham? Epic transfer window awaits

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Jude Bellingham, Harry Kane, Victor Osimhen and Lionel Messi

Jude Bellingham, Lionel Messi, Victor Osimhen and Harry Kane are conscionable 4 of the world-class players who could beryllium connected the determination successful what looks acceptable to beryllium a immense transportation model this summer.

Will Messi instrumentality to Barcelona? Is Declan Rice bound for Arsenal?

The transportation model for clubs successful the Premier League adjacent play opens connected Wednesday, 14 June and closes connected Friday, 1 September.

Let's tally done the rumours and gorge connected immoderate gossip arsenic we instrumentality a look astatine the large names who mightiness beryllium acceptable to marque a switch.

Jude Bellingham

Why Bellingham is 'worth £130m' - the presumption from Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund's youngest skipper astatine 19 and deemed "exceptional" by Liverpool brag Jurgen Klopp, Bellingham is 1 of football's hottest properties this summertime and connected Monday was named Bundesliga subordinate of the season.

Real Madrid are successful precocious talks to motion the England midfielder and are consenting to wage astir £89m - though Dortmund are understood to privation £130m.

Manchester City are besides believed to beryllium funny successful the teen who played 42 times for his nine this season, scoring 14 goals and registering 7 assists.

In April, Liverpool ruled retired signing the erstwhile Birmingham City prima with Klopp saying the Reds' involvement was like a "child wanting a Ferrari for Christmas".

Harry Kane

Harry Kane muralA mural of Harry Kane has been painted crossed the roadworthy from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

"Harry Kane, we'll spot you successful June."

Manchester United fans serenaded the Tottenham talisman during their 2-2 draw successful London successful April. United, similar Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain, are being repeatedly linked with the 29-year-old.

Spurs and Kane person a determination to make. England's grounds goalscorer has 1 twelvemonth near connected his declaration and, if helium does not widen his deal, could permission for escaped astatine the extremity of adjacent season.

There is nary doubting Kane's quality - helium has scored 280 goals successful 435 appearances for Spurs and is 47 goals shy of Alan Shearer's Premier League goalscoring grounds of 260.

Spurs person kept clasp of him before, 2 summers agone erstwhile he tried to technologist a determination to Manchester City.

But with Spurs incapable to present Champions League shot adjacent play and Kane yet to triumph a large trophy, the forward's aboriginal successful northbound London remains unclear.

Declan Rice

West Ham: Declan Rice whitethorn permission this summertime - David Moyes

Declan Rice could go the archetypal West Ham skipper to triumph a European trophy since England's Bobby Moore lifted the Cup Winners' Cup successful 1965.

Before their Europa League semi-final second-leg triumph astatine AZ Alkmaar, West Ham manager David Moyes said there was "a bully chance" Rice volition permission this summer.

The 24-year-old has rejected each efforts to get him to motion an hold amid involvement from virtually each of England's apical clubs.

Rice came done the younker strategy astatine West Ham and has been capped 41 times by England, playing successful each 5 of their matches astatine past winter's World Cup.

There are reports Rice is leaning towards a determination to Premier League runners-up Arsenal, but the Gunners whitethorn person to treble the £72m they paid for grounds signing Nicolas Pepe successful 2019.

In April, Moyes said Rice would not beryllium sold for little than £150m - believing his prima midfielder is worthy "north" of that figure.

Lionel Messi

World Cup victor Lionel Messi volition permission Paris St-Germain erstwhile his declaration expires this summer.

His narration with PSG has soured. On 3 May he was suspended by the club for 2 weeks aft travelling to Saudi Arabia without their permission.

In his archetypal crippled backmost he was booed by supporters.

Messi near Barcelona successful 2021 because of fiscal issues astatine the club, but a determination backmost to the Nou Camp, wherever the Argentine is the all-time apical scorer with 672 goals successful 778 games, whitethorn not beryllium an option.

Barcelona person a wage measure of astir £530m which they request to trim by astatine slightest £177m.

The 35-year-old has besides attracted involvement from Inter Miami successful Major League Soccer (MLS) and an eyewatering connection of astir £350m to play successful Saudi Arabia for 1 twelvemonth with Al-Hilal.

Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen celebrates surrounded by camerasVictor Osimhen scored the extremity which clinched Napoli's archetypal Serie A rubric successful 33 years successful a 1-1 gully astatine Udinese

Victor Osimhen has go the envy of Europe's apical clubs with his blockbuster performances for Napoli.

Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, PSG and Real Madrid are conscionable immoderate of the teams linked with the striker recently, making Osimhen a regular successful the BBC Sport gossip column.

He is Serie A's apical scorer this play with 23 goals successful 30 games, powering Napoli to their first Scudetto successful 33 years.

The 22-year-old idolised Chelsea striker Didier Drogba increasing up, and in 2016 rejected Arsenal erstwhile helium signed his archetypal nonrecreational declaration with Bundesliga broadside Wolfsburg.

Italian shot adept James Horncastle said connected BBC Radio 5 Live's Football Daily podcast that Osimhen would outgo much than £90m, and "probably person to" £130m.

The striker made headlines successful March erstwhile helium said: "I'm moving truthful hard to marque definite that I execute my imagination of playing successful the Premier League immoderate day."

Mount? Mbappe? Maddison? An epic summertime awaits

Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal are acceptable to conflict it retired for Mason Mount's signature with the England midfielder refusing to motion a caller declaration astatine Chelsea.

Mount's woody runs retired astatine the extremity of adjacent play and the Blues person reportedly enactment a £70m terms tag connected the 24-year-old.

Brighton supporters look a nervy summertime after manager Roberto de Zerbi said stars Moises Caicedo and Alexis Mac Allister "deserve to play successful different level".

Brighton rejected a bid from Arsenal of astir £70m for Ecuador midfielder Caicedo successful January, portion World Cup-winning Argentina midfielder Mac Allister has been heavy linked with Liverpool.

Meanwhile, James Maddison is apt to determination pursuing Leicester's relegation, with Newcastle and Tottenham rumoured to beryllium funny successful the 26-year-old England midfielder.

And superstar Kylian Mbappe is being monitored by Europe's apical clubs with the 24-year-old's declaration expiring astatine the extremity of adjacent season, portion PSG team-mate Neymar, who joined from Barcelona for £200m successful 2017, is being linked with Manchester United.

It is going to beryllium an epic summer. Make definite you travel each twist and crook connected BBC Sport's football section.

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