Rumour Mill: Liverpool close on winger; Chelsea to bin striker

Date published: Thursday 17th March 2016 12:03

Sofiane Feghouli: Linked with a move to Liverpool

Sofiane Feghouli: Linked with a move to Liverpool

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is close to agreeing a deal for a Valencia winger and Chelsea aim to ditch the unwanted Alexandre Pato. 

ARSENAL

– The signing of Nigerian teenager Kelechi Nwakali by English Premier League outfit Arsenal has been confirmed by the player himself (Football411)

– Arsenal target Nabil Fekir has admitted he is attracted to the prospect of playing for Paris Saint-Germain (TalkSPORT)

– Arsene Wenger could leave Arsenal this summer if his faltering team fail to win the Premier League, according to former Gunners striker Ian Wright (PA)

BOURNEMOUTH

– Eddie Howe says striker Tokelo Rantie may go out on loan once he has returned to full fitness (Bournemouth Echo)

CHELSEA

– Chelsea are considering cancelling Alexandre Pato’s loan spell at Stamford Bridge before the end of the season and sending him back to Corinthians (London Evening Standard)

– Chelsea have been put on alert after Paris St-Germain central defender Marquinhos claimed he could be ready to quit the club in the summer (Daily Mirror)

– Real Madrid are planning a major overhaul in the summer transfer window, which could see James Rodriguez and Isco leaving the club to make space for Chelsea star Eden Hazard (IB Times)

– Espanyol star Hernan Perez has come out to reveal that he hopes to one day complete a move to the Premier League and play for Chelsea (La Nacion)

EVERTON

– Manchester City manager-elect Pep Guardiola wants Athletic Bilbao’s France Under-21 international Aymeric Laporte and Everton’s England international John Stones, both 21, to be a central defensive partnership (Daily Express)

– Everton striker Leandro Rodriguez has gone on loan to Championship side Brentford on an initial one-month deal (Liverpool Echo)

CRYSTAL PALACE

– West Brom manager Tony Pulis has been ordered to pay more than £3.5m after a Premier League mediation panel found in favour of Crystal Palace over a ‘survival bonus’ paid to him (Sky Sports)

LEICESTER CITY

– Claudio Ranieri is set to offer Francesco Totti a deal with the Foxes as the Italian legend looks likely to leave Roma in the summer (Fichajes)

– Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri wants to spend the rest of his career with the Premier League leaders (Daily Star)

LIVERPOOL

– Liverpool are close to finalising a deal for Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli. (Don Balon)

– Liverpool and Manchester United are watching Germany international goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen and have been encouraged by the suggestion that Barcelona will sell the 23-year-old this summer if the price is right (Daily Mail)

– Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is monitoring Fernando’s situation at Manchester City and could make an offer for the 28-year-old in the summer (The Sun)

MANCHESTER CITY

– Yaya Toure, 33 in May, has told Manchester City he will walk away this summer unless he is offered a new contract next week (Sun)

– Manchester City manager-elect Pep Guardiola wants Athletic Bilbao’s France Under-21 international Aymeric Laporte and Everton’s England international John Stones, both 21, to be a central defensive partnership (Daily Express)

– Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is monitoring Fernando’s situation at Manchester City and could make an offer for the 28-year-old in the summer (The Sun)

MANCHESTER UNITED

– Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao, 21, has revealed his ambition is “to play for the best teams in the world such as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United” (La Lazio Siamo Noi)

– Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs says it “hurts” that the club are not in the Champions League, adding “it is not a big gap” to reach the top four and that he is “relaxed” about his future (Times)

Liverpool and Manchester United are watching Germany international goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen and have been encouraged by the suggestion that Barcelona will sell the 23-year-old this summer if the price is right (Daily Mail)

– Manchester United are ready to bid £24m for Roma’s 25-year-old Italy international full-back or midfielder Alessandro Florenzi. (TMW)

NORWICH CITY

– Leeds United are keen on signing Norwich striker Kyle Lafferty on loan until the end of the season (Daily Mail)

SWANSEA CITY

– Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin is among the candidates being considered for the role as Italy boss, with Antonio Conte due to leave in the summer (Daily Star)

TOTTENHAM

– Tottenham are planning a move for Mainz playmaker Yunus Malli, the 24-year-old Turkey international midfielder, according to reports in Germany. (Kicker)

– Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is set to open formal talks with chairman Daniel Levy at the end of the season about a new contract. (London Evening Standard)

WEST BROM

– West Brom manager Tony Pulis has been ordered to pay more than £3.5m after a Premier League mediation panel found in favour of Crystal Palace over a ‘survival bonus’ paid to him (Sky Sports)

WEST HAM

– Slaven Bilic has confirmed West Ham are interested in completing a transfer for Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder Havard Nordtveit this summer. (Evening Standard)

– West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has confirmed the club will ‘100 per cent’ sign Manuel Lanzini on a permanent deal (TalkSPORT)

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