Transfer talk

Real Madrid could lose Gareth Bale for nothing: transfer talk

The Toon-linked Weshman could leave for free, while the race for Miralem Pjanic is heating up, with PSG reportedly trying to bring the Bosnian back to France.

Rumour Has It: PSG challenge Barca and Chelsea for Pjanic, Bale could leave Madrid for free

With rumours in the UK press that one of the world's highest paid players, Gareth Bale, could leave Real Madrid for free, Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic is someone who is keeping headline writers busy.

The Bosnia-Herzegovina international has been linked to Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United. But Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly also interested in signing the former Lyon star.

PSG make offer for Pjanic

Paris Saint-Germain are rivalling Barcelona and Chelsea for Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic, according to RMC Sport.

Pjanic's future is dominating headlines, with the Bosnian star linked to LaLiga champions Barca, while he has been the subject of reported swap deal involving Chelsea's Jorginho.

But Pjanic has a contract offer from PSG, who are also reportedly eyeing either Houssem Aouar of Lyon or Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.

More of today's transfer gossip

The Daily Mail claims Gareth Bale could leave Real Madrid for free due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Welsh star has been linked to Newcastle United recently.

Inter are putting pressure on Barca to complete a deal for Lautaro Martinez, reports Sport. The Serie A side have told Barca to wrap up a transfer this month amid reported negotiations with possible replacements Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal).

Sky Sports says Liverpool's interest in Werder Bremen star Milot Rashica has faded.

Calciomercato reports Juventus continue to observe Mauro Icardi but PSG remain in pole position to sign the Argentina international, who is on loan from Inter.

- Bayern Munich have decided not to take up their option to buy Ivan Perisic from Inter, according to Gazzetta dello Sport journalist Nicolo Schira. Perisic is on loan at the Bundesliga champions.

Don't forget, top class football returns in the form of the Bundesliga this weekend. All you need to know.