European Transfer Talk: Ogbonna, Matri and Moutinho

Joao Moutinho

Targets for Arsenal, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur feature.

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Manchester United and Arsenal transfer target Angelo Ogbonna is emerging as a surprise possibiilty for Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich plans in the summer. The Italian centre-back currently plays for Torino, and is an Italian international who is on the radar of Juventus. La Gazetta dello Sport claims that AC Milan are also interested in the defender.

Juventus forward Alessandro Matri, who was last week linked with Arsenal, is wanted by Serie A side Lazio. Corriere dello Sport claim he features highly on their list of targets, in searching for a forward to partner Miroslav Klose up front next season.

Goalkeeper Mattia Perin, linked with Arsenal in March, has said he wants to remain in Italy next season. He is on loan at Serie B side Pescara, but stated he intends to claim the number one spot at parent club Genoa in 2013/14.

PSG have emerged as the front-runners to sign Tottenham Hotspur target Joao Moutinho, according to reports in Portugal, which state a meeting has been scheduled between the player's representatives and the French club to discuss a potential move. Moutinho has been cleared for a transfer this summer so long as Porto's asking price is met, which should not be difficult for super-rich PSG.

Benfica playmaker Pablo Aimar is looking likely to return to South America, with it claimed his representatives have been in touch with Vasco da Gama in Brazil over a potential summer transfer. The Argentine is 33 and has just one year remaining on his contract.

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