Rumour Mill: Arsenal want Icardi; Chelsea launch Morata bid

Date published: Friday 24th June 2016 11:31

Mauro Icardi: Striker wanted by Premier League duo

Mauro Icardi: Striker wanted by Premier League duo

Arsenal are set to reaffirm their interest in Inter striker Mauro Icardi after missing out on Jamie Vardy, while Chelsea have made a bid for Alvaro Morata.

Arsenal

– Arsenal are set to reignite their interest in Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi after being snubbed by Jamie Vardy (Gazzetta World Sport)

– Liverpool have joined the race to sign Arsenal transfer target Douglas Santos (Globo Esporte)

– Arsene Wenger has fuelled speculation of a move for Leicester’s N’Golo Kante (beIN Sports)

– Arsenal could move for Atletico Madrid ace Yannick Carrasco should Henrikh Mkhitaryan join Manchester United (Emanuele Giulianelli)

– Juventus boss Massimo Allegri is keen on Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez (Tuttosport)

Bournemouth

– AFC Bournemouth are anticipating another approach from West Ham for star striker Callum Wilson (Daily Mail)

Burnley

– Burnley are weighing up a double swoop for Aston Villa duo Ashley Westwood and Rudy Gestede (The Sun)

– Premier League champions Leicester remain interested in signing Burnley defender Michael Keane, 23, despite having an initial £10 million bid rejected (Leicester Mercury)

– Burnely are said to be a planing a double swoop for Stoke’s Charlie Adam and Crystal Palace’s Joe Ledley (Daily Star/ The Sun)

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Chelsea

Alvaro Morata

– Chelsea have launched a £40 million bid to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata (AS)

– Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan says he is wanted by Chelsea (Sky Sports)

– Manchester City are looking to offer around £6 million for Croatia international Ante Coric; Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham have all expressed interest in the Dinamo Zagreb midfielder (Daily Mail)

– Chelsea have snubbed an £18m bid for defender Andreas Christensen from Borussia Monchengladbach. The 20-year-old is on a two-season loan at the German club but Chelsea see him as an heir to John Terry at centre-half (Daily Mail)

– Barcelona have joined Manchester United in the race to sign Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta. The Spanish giants are on the look-out for a new right-back as Dani Alves prepares to join Juventus (The Sun)

– Chelsea are yet to make any contact with Sunderland over a shock move for midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini (Sunderland Echo)

Crystal Palace

– Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew wants to bolster his forward options with the signing of Liverpool striker Christian Benteke (The Sun)

 Burnely are said to be a planing a double swoop for Stoke’s Charlie Adam and Crystal Palace’s Joe Ledley (Daily Star/ The Sun)

Everton

– Everton manager Ronald Koeman is planning a shock swoop for Holland legend Wesley Sneijder. The Dutchman wants to bring in his compatriot after Galatasaray’s Europa League ban was confirmed (The Sun)

Hull City

– If Steve Bruce does remain in charge of Hull come the start of next season, he is keen on bringing in Manchester United’s Phil Jones (Daily Mail)

– Liverpool will have to pay £12 million to prise Scotland international defender Andy Robertson away from Hull (Daily Mirror)

Leicester

– Premier League champions Leicester remain interested in signing Burnley defender Michael Keane, 23, despite having an initial £10 million bid rejected (Leicester Mercury)

– Southampton and Leicester are interested in signing  Liverpool’s Joe Allen (The Times)

– Watford have offered a new contract to striker Troy Deeney, 27, after Leicester had a £25 million bid rejected for the player (Watford Observer)

Liverpool

– Liverpool have joined the race to sign Arsenal transfer target Douglas Santos (Globo Esporte)

– Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew wants to bolster his forward options with the signing of Liverpool striker Christian Benteke (The Sun)

– The Reds will step up their efforts to sign Southampton’s Senegal forward Sadio Mane, 24, in a £30 million deal next week (Daily Telegraph)

– Liverpool have rejected an £8 million bid from Swansea for midfielder Joe Allen, 26, who left the Liberty Stadium for Anfield four years ago (Daily Mirror)

– Southampton and Leicester are interested in signing  Liverpool’s Joe Allen as well (The Times)

– Liverpool could reportedly reignite their pursuit of Neven Subotic. Jurgen Klopp worked with the 27-year-old defender during his time at Borussia Dortmund (Daily Star)

– Liverpool will have to pay £12 million to prise Scotland international defender Andy Robertson away from Hull (Daily Mirror)

– Manchester City are looking to offer around £6 million for Croatia international Ante Coric; Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham have all expressed interest in the Dinamo Zagreb midfielder (Daily Mail)

Manchester City

– Nolito has confirmed that he is closing in on a move to Manchester City as he has not signed with the English club “for now” (Radio Marca)

– Manchester City winger Jesus Navas is being lined up for a move to Serie A (Daily Express)

– France midfielder Samir Nasri, 28, will have talks with new Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola next week as he wants to stay at the club (Daily Mirror)

– Guardiola has made Everton defender John Stones, 22, his number one transfer target (Marca/Daily Express)

– Manchester City are looking to offer around £6 million for Croatia international Ante Coric; Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham have all expressed interest in the Dinamo Zagreb midfielder (Daily Mail)

Manchester United

James Rodriguez

– The agent of Mourinho and James Rodriguez, Jorge Mendes, wants to unite the duo at United. James, whose Colombia side were eliminated from the Copa America on Wednesday evening, has already begun house-hunting in areas such as Alderley Edge and Wilmslow (Don Balon)

– Borussia Dortmund have changed their stance and are now saying Manchester United target Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 27, is available for £30.6m. The Armenia forward has one year remaining on his contract (Kicker)

– New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will make a statement signing during the summer transfer window, with Juventus’ France midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, a priority (Manchester Evening News)

– Roma have turned down a £28million offer from Manchester United for defender Kostas Manolas (Emanuele Giulianelli)

– Barcelona have joined Manchester United in the race to sign Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta. The Spanish giants are on the look-out for a new right-back as Dani Alves prepares to join Juventus (The Sun)

– If Steve Bruce does remain in charge of Hull come the start of next season, he is keen on bringing in Manchester United’s Phil Jones (Daily Mail)

– Manchester United are planning to send James Wilson on loan for the season, and intend to sound out Aston Villa as a potential destination (The Sun)

Middlesbrough

– Wales defender Chris Gunter is wanted by Premier League duo Swansea and Middlesbrough following his heroics at Euro 2016 (Daily Mirror)

Southampton

– Lazio want to take Southampton striker Graziano Pelle back to Serie A (The Sun)

– Southampton want to sign Northern Ireland goalkeeper Michael McGovern, 32, who is available on a free transfer after leaving Scottish Premiership side Hamilton Academical (The Sun)

Stoke City

– Stoke have offered nearly £20 million for Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini (Daily Mirror)

– Burnely are said to be a planing a double swoop for Stoke’s Charlie Adam and Crystal Palace’s Joe Ledley (Daily Star/ The Sun)

Sunderland

– Sunderland are in negotiations with Russian side Rubin Kazan for the permanent signing of midfielder Yann M’Vila, 25, who spent last season on loan at the Black Cats (Sunderlabd Echo)

– Chelsea are yet to make any contact with Sunderland over a shock move for midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini (Sunderland Echo)

– Fortuna Dusseldorf are considering whether to make an improved bid for up-for-grabs Sunderland winger Charis Mavrias (Sunderland Echo)

Swansea City

– Liverpool have rejected an £8m bid from Swansea for midfielder Joe Allen, 26, who left the Liberty Stadium for Anfield four years ago (Daily Mirror)

– Southampton and Leicester are also interested in signing Allen (The Times)

– Wales defender Chris Gunter is wanted by Premier League duo Swansea and Middlesbrough following his heroics at Euro 2016 (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham

– Manchester City are looking to offer around £6 million for Croatia international Ante Coric; Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham have all expressed interest in the Dinamo Zagreb midfielder (Daily Mail)

– AZ Alkmaar have rejected a first bid from Tottenham Hotspur for striker Vincent Janssen (Football Oranje)

Watford

– Watford have offered a new contract to striker Troy Deeney, 27, after Leicester had a £25 million bid rejected for the player (Watford Observer)

West Brom

– West Brom are not interested in signing Celtic defender Charlie Mulgrew, 30, who is out of contract next month (Birmingham Mail)

West Ham

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– West Ham have made a £28 million bid for Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi (Sky Sports)

– West Ham have set their asking price for Enner Valencia at £7.5 million in order to force through a move in the coming weeks off the back of a surprisingly impressive Copa America campaign (Cronuca)

– AFC Bournemouth are anticipating another approach from West Ham for star striker Callum Wilson (Daily Mail)

– West Ham remain in negotiations to sign Besiktas winger Gokhan Tore, 24, on a season-long loan with a view to making it a permanent deal next summer (Sky Sports)

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