Paper Talk: Barca want United defender, Reds eye Yarmolenko

Date published: Saturday 2nd April 2016 10:17

Marcos Rojo: Could be heading out to join Barcelona

Marcos Rojo: Could be heading out to join Barcelona

Manchester United defender Marco Rojo will be the subject of a £12million bid from Barcelona, while Liverpool have joined the race for Andriy Yarmolenko.

Barcelona are said to be preparing a £12million offer for Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo.

The Sun repeats a report in Spanish paper Sport that claims Barca will be at the front of the queue for Rojo this summer, with the Argentinian defender likely to be part of a mass clearout at Old Trafford.

The 25-year-old has made only eight Premier League appearances this term and has been troubled by injuries since he joined United for £16million in 2014 from Sporting Lisbon.

United have been linked with a number of centre-halves this summer, with Jose Mourinho said to be especially keen to strengthen that area of the side should he take over from Louis van Gaal.
Andriy Yarmolenko Dynamo Kiev


Liverpool are said to be lining up a £25million bid to pip Merseyside rivals Everton to Dynamo Kiev’s Andriy Yarmolenko.

The Toffees and Arsenal have both been linked with the Ukraine winger, who is keen to move to the Premier League this summer.

But The Sun quotes Ukranian paper Sport, who claims Liverpool are ready to make an offer for the 26-year-old.

The Reds are also said to be confident of bringing Mario Gotze to Anfield ahead of next season, even if they cannot offer him immediate Champions League football.


N’Golo Kante will be allowed to leave Leicester in the summer if a big-money offer is received. (The Sun)
Liverpool are lining up a £25m bid to pip rivals Everton to Dynamo Kiev’s Andriy Yarmolenko. (The Sun)
Arsenal are tracking Atlanta and Ivory Coast centre-back Franck Kessie. (The Sun)
Watford midfielder Miguel Layun will join Porto in the summer for £4.8m. (The Sun)
Nigeria are ready to offer Harry Redknapp a lucrative deal to become their new manager. (The Sun)
Former Newcastle boss John Carver has applied for the vacant managerial position at Aston Villa. (The Sun)
Joe Hart will not seek a move away from Manchester City if they sign Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen this summer. (The Guardian)
Sam Allardyce may cut short his deal as manager of Sunderland if the club are relegated. (The Guardian)
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is confident he will able to tempt Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze to Anfield, even if the club do not qualify for the Champions League. (The Guardian)
Everton fear they are fighting a losing battle to keep Romelu Lukaku and will lose him to Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)
Chelsea are plotting a £45m double swoop for Roma duo Radja Nainggolan and Kostas Manolas. (Daily Mirror)
Crystal Palace’s crisis has been deepened by a bitter dressing room rift, with major resentment over contract differences. (Daily Mirror)
Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo has been pictured smoking outside a nightclub. (Daily Mail)
West Ham fill their home ground better than any other Premier League side at 99.8 per cent. (Daily Mail)
Incoming Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants John Terry to sign a new deal – even if it means the club captain joining his backroom staff. (Daily Mail)
Marouane Fellaini says he is singled out at Manchester United but he will not change his style. (The Telegraph)
Steven Gerrard has warned young England star Dele Alli that things only get tougher from here on. (The Telegraph)
Jurgen Klopp is confident of signing world class players if Liverpool miss out on Champions League football. (The Telegraph)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has turned down the opportunity to earn a tax-free £56.1m to play in China. (The Telegraph)
Louis van Gaal has admitted he may not be in charge of Manchester United at the start of next season. (Daily Star)
Roberto Martinez admits Everton have until the end of the season to prove Romelu Lukaku should stay at Goodison Park. (Daily Star)

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