Man City could sell two key stars for 'much-needed revenue' as Liverpool 'open' to £75m man's exit

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3 Added Minutes weighs in on some of the latest Premier League transfer rumours as the summer window quickly approaches.

With another Premier League season wrapped up, focus now turns to the summer transfer window and the excitement that comes with monitoring how each club will navigate the market. Some teams may be looking for a more budget-friendly approach by targeting low cost transfers or dipping their toes into the free agent pool. Meanwhile, others are being linked to blockbuster signings that will likely cost mega money to finalise.

Manchester City enjoyed the honour of their fourth consecutive Premier League title, beating Liverpool and Arsenal to the trophy once again. We’re going to look at City’s latest transfer links along with their rivals as the highly-anticipated summer window approaches.

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Man City could cash in on two key players

As Pep Guardiola is expected to make changes this summer, key members of his squad who have established themselves as reliable, senior members of his title-winning team could be headed for the door. According to Football Insider, the Premier League champions could look to sell Ederson for a ‘big fee’ in the coming months following interest from Saudi Arabia.

City could consider cashing in on their first choice goalkeeper in order to bring in ‘much-needed revenue’ to help balance their books. Another report from FI earlier this week also claimed that Bernardo Silva is another man who could be moving on this summer.

The Portuguese attacker will reportedly be made available in the upcoming window and Paris Saint-Germain are once again keen on snapping him up. Silva has a release clause of £50 million and City will be holding out for the full amount in order to sanction a transfer away from the Etihad.

The 3AM Verdict: Stefan Ortega is said to be in talks over a new contract at City and recent reports claimed he is ‘ready’ to become the club’s No.1 choice between the sticks. He has stepped up throughout this season during Ederson’s absences and impressed those around him so if the Brazilian does move on, Guardiola already has a strong replacement in the ranks. As for Silva, he has been a key player this season and his versatility makes him a very attractive target. However, the manager’s love for rotating his squad and City’s natural pull on the transfer window means they won’t have trouble filling the gap left by the 29-year-old.

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Liverpool ‘open to sale’ of £75m forward

Like their league rivals, Liverpool could be looking to offload star players of their own this summer. They are in for a busy first window under new manager Arne Slot and while they are expected to bring in some crucial new signings, current key players could also be headed for the door.

A report from Spanish outlet AS (relayed via Paisley Gates) claims that Barcelona are now ‘preparing a move’ to sign Luis Díaz following their growing interest in the winger. The Blaugrana are reportedly looking to cash in on Raphinha in order to raise the funds for the Colombian, who is valued at around £75 million.

Díaz’s future is ‘uncertain’ following the appointment of Slot as Jurgen Klopp’s successor and despite his strong season, the Reds ‘do not see a transfer as bad’ and are ‘open to the sale’ of the 27-year-old. The Barcelona sporting director is reportedly prioritising Díaz over other targets, which could push a potential sale along.

The 3AM Verdict: It seems inevitable at this point that Liverpool are going to lose some key players during the summer. Mohamed Salah was the main name linked to an exit but amid interest in both Díaz and Darwin Núñez, it could be a busier window than expected under Slot. If the Reds can get close to what they have valued the Colombian at, they will have a healthy purse to sign a new winger, plus Diogo Jota has continued to impress, so they won’t be without their options even before turning to the market themselves.

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