Real Madrid prepare Vazquez plus cash move for Salah, Pogba-Griezmann swap deal planned and more: Transfer round-up, 30th April 2018
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. After scorching through papers and sources from all over Europe, we have managed to find transfer stories that made headlines on April 30, 2018:
Real Madrid looking to use Lucas Vazquez in a deal to sign Mohamed Salah
It is understood that Real Madrid have taken a liking for Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and are looking to bring him to the Bernabeu this summer. Los Blancos were reportedly planning a €200 million bid for the Egyptian forward.
But Don Balon has now claimed that Real Madrid are looking to use Lucas Vazquez as a deal sweetener to reduce the price of Europe's most wanted man. Liverpool have monitored Vazquez in the past as Real Madrid are looking to take advantage of their interest in the Spanish winger.
Florentino Perez wants Gareth Bale to stay
In a surprising turn of events, the Sun has reported that club supremo Florentino Perez has had a change of heart and now wants Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid beyond this season. Bale has not featured in crucial European games this season and has had his influence reduced under Zinedine Zidane.
The Welshman has been linked with a move back to Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United interested in the forward.