Manchester United and Real Madrid plot a swap deal involving De Gea, Bayern Munich eye Anthony Martial and more: Transfer round-up, April 16, 2018
Jose Mourinho has identified a player that will help him in challenging Manchester City and weakening Real Madrid at the same time.
Good evening and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Despite the season now entering its final quarter, top clubs are keeping their eyes open on potential transfer targets.
And as always, there are stories which make headlines irrespective of the transfer window being open or shut. So, on a mundane Monday evening, take a look at all the transfer stories that made headlines on April 16, 2018:
Isco - De Gea swap deal planned
According to Don Balon, Jose Mourinho has his sights set on Real Madrid's Isco. The United manager believes that Isco can be his trump card in usurping City to the title next season.
And for acquiring Isco, Manchester United are ready to sacrifice David de Gea - Real Madrid's long-term target. United are of the view that offering De Gea will enable them in signing Isco, a player considered by many to be the future of Real Madrid.
FC Barcelona make an inquiry for Clement Lenglet
Sport can reveal that FC Barcelona have inquired about taking Sevilla's Clement Lenglet on board. The Catalans have been impressed by the form shown by the French defender and are looking to sign him up in the summer. Lenglet has a €30 million release clause in his Sevilla contract.