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Daily Schmankerl: Bayern Munich, Arsenal targeting Ajax’s Noussair Mazraoui; Harry Kane and Jack Grealish to Manchester City?; Manchester United wants Erling Haaland; Robert Lewandowski rules Europe; Sergio Ramos to City?; and MORE!

Is it Bundesliga time yet or what?

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Bayern targeting Mazraoui? (101 Great Goals)

Is Bayern Munich about to battle Arsenal for Ajax right-back Noussair Mazraoui?

Arsenal’s search for Bellerin’s replacement has reached a new target it seems. Ajax’s Moroccan international Noussair Mazraoui has become available for a very accomplishable fee. First reported by Moroccan outlet DM Sport, Arsenal have entered the race for Mazraoui whose current deal expires at the end of next season. Further Moroccan outlets have suggested that a fee in the region of 10-15 million would be enough to sign Mazraoui.

Bayern Munich are supposedly the other team in the race for Mazraoui who present as a much clearer option to win trophies. The Bavarian side want to add a right-back to the team with the future of Benjamin Pavard possibly in a more central area of the defence.

Kane and Grealish to Man City? (Sky)

According to at least one report, Manchester City is looking to bolsters its ranks with both Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane and Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish:

Manchester City are looking to help finance moves for Harry Kane and Jack Grealish by offloading loan signings including striker Lukas Nmecha this summer, according to the Daily Mail.

Nmecha, who is valued at £7m, has scored 20 goals for Anderlecht this season and is a member of the Germany Under-21s team taking part in the European Championship that resumes on Monday.

He has previously spent loan spells at Preston, Middlesbrough and Wolfsburg. The Mail claims Pep Guardiola would like to add Kane and Grealish to his squad but this will cost in excess of £200m, so the sale of players will be required to offset the outlay.

United favors Haaland over Kane (Sky)

Manchester United are said to favor a move for Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland rather than Kane:

Manchester United aren’t anticipating making a £120m move for Tottenham striker Harry Kane, according to reports in the Mail on Sunday. Instead, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will prefer to target Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho and then wait 12 months to try and land his team-mate Erling Haaland.

Dortmund signs Kobel (@BlackYellow)

Borussia Dortmund found its next goalkeeper after inking VfB Stuttgart’s Gregor Kobel:

Lewandowski is the king (@Squawka)

When totaling goals from Europe’s top five leagues and the Champions League, there was no one more productive than Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski:

Germany names its women’s squad (@DFB_Team_EN)

Bayern Munich’s Laura Benkarth, Marina Hegering, Klara Bühl, Linda Dallman, Lea Schüller, Sydney Lohmann, and Lina Magull all earned the call-up to the German national team:

Ramos to City? (Transfer Market Web)

Could Pep Guardiola look to lure Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos to England?

Manchester City want Sergio Ramos. According to reports from ESPN, the Citizens have offered a two year deal plus an extension of another two for the Merengues captain who expires his contract with Real Madrid.

Pep Guardiola himself is in pressure on the Spanish central, who could therefore move to the Premier League for two years this summer and then play another two years in MLS for New York City FC of the same property.

Sergio Ramos and his brother-agent René reflect on the future, the stay at Real seems increasingly distant.

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