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Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 15th May 2017

A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.

May 10th 2017, Vicente Calderon, Madrid, Spain; UEFA Champions League semi-final 2nd leg, Atletico Madrid versus Real Madrid;  Luka Modric  of Real Madrid CF plays the ball into the box  (Photo by David Aliaga/Action Plus via Getty Images)
Zinedine Zidane wants to part ways with Luka Modric

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on Real Madrid's midfield lynchpin, Luka Modric, and much more. On that note, let's take a look at the major happenings across Europe that made headlines on May 15, 2017:

Premier League clubs behind Modric

Diario Gol has made a stunning claim by reporting that Zinedine Zidane wants to part ways with Luka Modric this summer. Modric has been a crucial part of Zidane's Champions League winning teams but the Spanish publication has reported that the manager is focused on having his side include more number of young players. 

Zidane does not want players above the age of 30 with the decision to not extend Pepe's contract also taken with the same philosophy. Chelsea and Arsenal lead the line for the Croatian and are ready to bid more than £50 million for the midfielder. 


Edinson Cavani expresses a wish to the PSG owners for signing Premier League star

Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Bet365 Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on May 13, 2017.Arsenal won the game 4-1. / AFP PHOTO / Lindsey PARNABY / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  /         (Photo credit should read LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images)
Sanchez is being courted by many top clubs around the world

Cavani has been in brilliant form for the Parisians this season and has already scored 48 goals in all competitions. With PSG looking to invest heavily in the summer, the Uruguayan has urged the club to sign Arsenal's wantaway superstar Alexis Sanchez.

The Evening Standard report that Paris are ready to offer Sanchez £300,000 per week in wages after tax and the opportunity to win trophies at the Parc des Princes. On his club's transfer plans regarding Sanchez, Cavani said, "He is welcome here. He can make this team more complete." 


Zlatan Ibrahimovic's wage leak may hamper Antoine Griezmann's deal

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 10:  Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid looks on during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final second leg match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Vicente Calderon Stadium on May 10, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Griezmann wants to be the highest-paid player at Manchester United

The Star have reported that with Football leaks claiming in its book that the revelation of Ibrahimovic earning £368,000 per week this season, problems may arise for the Red Devils in signing their prime target - Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann. The forward wants to be the highest earning player at the club and now with this revelation, the club feel that Griezmann will ask for more in his deal which will also see him become the highest earner in the Premier League. 


Chelsea striker set to move

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 12:  Michy Batshuayi of Chelsea celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on May 12, 2017 in West Bromwich, England.  (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
Batshuayi has not started a single Premier League game this season

Despite scoring the title-winning goal for the Blues, Michy Batshuayi might be on his way out of Stamford Bridge in the summer. The Belgian was signed for a massive £33 million but has still not started a Premier League game and has only two goals to show for his huge price. Monaco and Marseille are interested in the youngster and with Romelu Lukaku being targeted by Chelsea, Daily Mirror report that Antonio Conte might sanction the sale of Michy Batshuayi to fund the transfer of his compatriot.

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