Rumour Mill: Bonucci, Higuain, Nasri, Aurier and Balotelli links

Date published: Thursday 25th February 2016 12:10

Leonardo Bonucci: Wanted by Manchester United

Leonardo Bonucci: Wanted by Manchester United

Chelsea and Manchester City want Leonardo Bonucci, while Arsenal could make a move for Gonzalo Higuain, according to today’s rumours.

Arsenal

– Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri admits he expects bids in the summer for Arsenal and Chelsea target Gonzalo Higuain (FourFourTwo)

– The Gunners will move for PSG defender Serge Aurier, who is set to leave the French giants after being caught on video criticising his team-mates (Fichajes)

– Injury-plagued midfielder Jack Wilshere has agreed a new four-and-a-half-year deal with the club worth £31.5million (Football Insider)

– Tomas Rosicky, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini will all leave Arsenal in the summer after Arsene Wenger decided not to offer the trio new contracts (Daily Mail)

Bournemouth

– Cherries defender Charlie Daniels is set to sign a new three-and-a-half-year deal at Dean Court (Daily Mail)

Chelsea

– The Blues will compete with Manchester City for the signing of Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci (Calciomercato)

– Chelsea will also rival Manchester United for the signature of £32million-rated Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri admits he expects bids in the summer for Arsenal and Chelsea target Gonzalo Higuain (FourFourTwo)

– Roman Abramovich is set to appoint Antonio Conte and will give the Italy £130million to spend on players, with John Stones and Arturo Vidal the main targets (The Sun)

– Conte has also told Abramovich wants to bring Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini and midfielder Radja Nainggolan to the club (Daily Express)

– Lazio winger Antonio Candreva, who has been linked with Liverpool in the last month, has emerged as a target for the Blues (Il Tempo)

– Everton are preparing an £8million bid for out of favour Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic (Daily Express)

Everton

– The Toffees are preparing an £8million bid for out of favour Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic (Daily Express)

Liverpool

– AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi admits the Italian giants could still make Mario Balotelli’s loan move from Liverpool permanent (7Gold television)

– The Reds made a January move for Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda and could sign the France international for free in the summer (Marca)

– Alex Teixeira still “dreams” of moving to Liverpool, according to his former Vaco de Gama team-mate Josef de Souza (Esporte Interativo)

– Lazio winger Antonio Candreva, who has been linked with Liverpool in the last month, has emerged as a target for Chelsea (Il Tempo)

– Malaga could sell Ignacio Camacho for just £4million this summer, with Liverpool interested in the former Atletico Madrid midfielder (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City

– City will step up their interest in West Ham prodigy Reece Oxford in the summer and are tipped to launch a £10million bid (ESPN)

– Pep Guardiola has hinted he would be interested in bringing Paul Pogba to City if the club were willing to sanction a move for the Juventus midfielder

– Valencia want to tempt Manuel Pellegrini and Samir Nasri to the Mestalla (Clubcall)

Manchester United

– Chelsea will rival Manchester United for the signature of £32million-rated Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– The Red Devils are also preparing a move for 25-year-old Barcelona defender Marc Bartra, who could cost £9.5million (Sport)

– Michael Carrick is considering offers from abroad with his contract at Old Trafford set to expire at the end of the season (ESPN)

Newcastle United

– The Magpies have snubbed offers from Chinese club for Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote in recent weeks (Daily Express)

Norwich City

– The Canaries are closing in on a deal for Celtic winger James Forrest, who has turned down a new deal at Parkhead (BBC Sport)

Tottenham

– DeAndre Yedlin admits he does not know whether he will return to Tottenham after his loan spell at Sunderland expires (Shields Gazette)

– Spurs youngster Nathan Oduwa is a loan target for League One outfit Colchester United (Daily Mail)

Watford

– Watford have opened contract talks with Joel Ekstrand to ward off foreign suitors (Daily Mirror)

West Ham

– Manchester City will step up their interest in West Ham prodigy Reece Oxford in the summer and are tipped to launch a £10million bid (ESPN)

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