Paper Talk: Boca deny Arsenal link; Kane picks Real Madrid number

Date published: Wednesday 10th January 2018 7:59

Harry Kane has made a series of demands to Real Madrid, while Monaco have set Thomas Lemar’s price according to Wednesday’s papers.

 

KANE CHOOSES REAL SHIRT NUMBER

Harry Kane is ready to quit Tottenham in order to seal a sensational move to Real Madrid, according to the Daily Express.

They reference a report from Diario Gol, who claim that talks between the two clubs over a possible move are at an ‘advanced stage’.

Kane has reportedly even told Real the exact number he wants to wear when he joins the Bernabeu club.

Diario Gol insist that the England international has his eye on the No.10 shirt currently worn by his ex-Spurs team-mate Luka Modric.

Despite the number currently being taken, there is not expected to be a battle for it, as Modric is reportedly considering an exit this summer.

The North London club are believed to have set a price tag of £132m (€150m) if they are to sell their star player to Madrid once again.

However, Real president Florentino Perez is supposedly hoping to lower that fee by sending Gareth Bale the other way.

Aside from demanding the No 10 shirt, Kane has allegedly made a wage request of around £10.6m a year (€12m) to leave Spurs.

AND THE REST

Jack Wilshere is expected to hold new contract talks with Arsenal next week – His odds on featuring in the World cup 2018 betting markets are now available (Mirror)

Boca Juniors have denied receiving a bid from Arsenal for Cristian Pavon, who the Gunners see as a possible replacement for Alexis Sanchez (Express)

Chelsea will resist any advances from Crystal Palace to sign midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek on a permanent deal (Sun)

Monaco have set a minimum fee of £90m for any potential suitors of forward Thomas Lemar in January or the summer (Mirror)

Barcelona are in talks with Istanbul Basaksehir over a deal to offload little-used midfielder Arda Turan (Express)

Everton have emerged as the favourites to sign Arsenal winger Theo Walcott in a £20m deal (Mail)

Bournemouth have rejected a £5m offer from West Ham for midfielder Harry Arter (Sun)

Chelsea agreed to pay agent fees said to be around £7m in addition to the £15m transfer fee to Everton for Ross Barkley’s signature last week (Times)

Real Madrid have received an £84m offer for Gareth Bale from an unnamed club, according to reports in Spain (Star)

Newcastle are said to be eyeing up Sparta Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka after Kevin Trapp opted to stay at Paris St Germain (Mail)

Huddersfield are close to landing Norwich City midfielder Alex Pritchard for £11m (Sun)

Stoke have made contact with Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill as their manager search gathers pace (Telegraph)

Martin O'Neill: 'Worst Rangers side I've ever seen'

Brighton are preparing a £3m January bid for Aston Villa prodigy Keinan Davis (Sun)

Mason Holgate is facing the threat of a misconduct charge and a suspension after the FA opened an investigation into allegedly homophobic tweets that emerged in the aftermath of Everton’s FA Cup defeat to Liverpool (Times)

Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to leave Old Trafford later this year (Mirror)

 

Barcelona have made Arda Turan, Aleix Vidal, Gerard Deulofeu, Paco Alcacer, Jose Arnaiz, Andre Gomes, Denis Suarez and Javier Mascherano available for transfer (Mail)

Arda Turan: Arsenal and Chelsea linked

Alex McLeish is heading a consortium to take over Charlton Athletic (Record)

Arsene Wenger admits he will wheel out Arsenal’s big guns in their chase for a trophy ahead of the Carabao Cup clash at Chelsea (Telegraph)

Southampton are plotting a transfer bid for Atletico Madrid’s Nicolas Gaitan (Mirror)

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce hopes to sign Leicester duo Leonardo Ulloa and Daniel Amartey on loan (Telegraph)

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