1. Icardi nearing Inter return
Inter striker Mauro Icardi looks set to sport news
return to first-team action following his long-running dispute with the club.
Icardi and his representative met with Inter CEO Beppe Marotta and appear to have resolved some of their differences.
While no date has been set for the Argentine’s return, he may feature in the Milan derby on March 17.
Currently Icardi continues to train alone, with Inter keen to strengthen their relationship in the coming weeks.
2. Milan could allow West Ham target to leave next summer
AC Milan will let Franck Kessie depart the club at the end of the season for €40m (£35m), according to Tuttosport.
It was previously reported by Tuttomercato that the Hammers were interested in the midfielder and the oulet even claims they tried to sign him in January.
However, West Ham will face competition from their London rivals Tottenham, who are also supposedly keen on purchasing Kessie as a replacement for Mousa Dembele.
3. Rodgers keen on new Morgan deal
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has said would like to offer centre-back Wes Morgan a new contract, with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season.
“I’ve spoken to the club and I would like him to get a year,” Rodgers said in Friday’s press conference, ahead of the Foxes’ game with Fulham this weekend.
“He is ready if needed and of course he understands the position he is in – that he won’t start every game. It happens to the best.
“He has made clear he would love to be a part of simple blackjack strategy
this. Hopefully between now and the end of the season we’ll resolve something.”
4. Bayern to land James on permanent deal next summer
James Rodriguez will join Bayern Munich permanently this summer for a fee of around €42 million (£36m/$47m).
The Colombian is nearing the end of his two-year loan spell at the Allianz Arena and could potentially return to parent club Real Madrid at the end of the current campaign.
However, despite not enjoying a fantastic season with the Bavarian side, James now looks likely to sign a long-term deal with Bayern ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.
5. Inter to bid for Palacios
Inter are preparing an offer for River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios, according to Calciomercato.
Palacios has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, but the 20-year-old has yet to complete a transfer to the Bernabeu.
6. Madrid and Spurs consider Lo Celso move
The Argentine has been a revelation in his first season with Real Betis
Real Madrid and Tottenham are both eyeing a move for Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, reports Marca.
Lo Celso has impressed at Betis on loan from PSG, with the La Liga side set to exercise their option to obtain 80 per cent of his rights for €25 million (£22m/$28m).
Should Betis purchase Lo Celso, they could then turn around 188bet
and sell him for around €60m (£52m/$67m).