Rumour Mill: Liverpool back in again for Fiorentina playmaker

Date published: Monday 4th July 2016 12:07

Josip Ilicic: Linked with trio of Premier League clubs

Josip Ilicic: Linked with trio of Premier League clubs

Liverpool have moved again for Fiorentina forward Josip Ilicic, while John Stones has his price named according to today’s rumours.

Arsenal

– Everton have slapped a £75million price tag on Arsenal target Romelu Lukaku in a bid to ward off interested clubs (Daily Express)

– Arsenal will offer Alvaro Morata the chance to more than double his wages in a bid to lure the striker away from Real Madrid (AS)

– Roma are in talks over signing goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny on a permanent basis in a £15million deal (Gazza Mercato)

– The Gunners have made contact with Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain’s agent regarding a potential move (Emanuele Giulianelli)

– Arsenal have also enquired about Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic (Emanuele Giulianelli)

– Former Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen is a target for Serie A duo Inter Milan and Roma (Calciomercato)

Bournemouth

– Cherries forward Lee Tomlin is set to seal a permanent switch to Championship outfit Bristol City (Bournemouth Echo)

Burnley

– Defender Michael Keane has rejected an offer of an improved contract at Turf Moor amid interest from Leicester (Lancashire Telegraph)

– Burnley hope to sign Charlie Adam but Stoke are unwilling to sell until they have lined up a replacement (ClubCall)

Chelsea

– Antonio Conte wants to be reunited with the Southampton’s Italian international Graziano Pelle at Chelsea

– However Conte faces competition from Serie A giants AC Milan for the striker (Calciomercato)

– The Blues are lining up a move for Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain as they consider allowing Diego Costa to rejoin Atletico Madrid (AS)

– Chelsea youngster Kasey Palmer is wanted on loan by Championship outfit Huddersfield (The Sun)

– Oliver Frankenbach admits Eintracht Frankfurt have contacted Chelsea and Manchester City in the hope of securing loan signings (FAZ)

– Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo is set to join Besiktas in a season-long loan deal (AfricanFootball)

Crystal Palace

– Palace are closing in on the signing of West Ham defender James Tomkins

– West Ham and Everton are leading the race to sign Eagles winger Yannick Bolasie

Everton

– Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel has rejected a move to Liverpool and will sign for either Everton or Napoli (Sky Italia)

– Everton have made a £20million bid for Manchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata

– The Toffees and West Ham are leading the race to sign Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie

– Everton have slapped a £75million price tag on Arsenal target Romelu Lukaku in a bid to ward off interested clubs (Daily Express)

– However the Goodison Park outfit are willing to sanction the sale of John Stones to Manchester City for a fee of £50million (Daily Express)

– Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves has emerged as a transfer target for Everton with Ronald Koeman unconvinced on Joel Robles (Deporte Valenciano)

Leicester

– Josip Ilicic is very much in demand by Liverpool, Tottenham and Leicester City. Fiorentina’s sporting director, Pantaleo Corvino, wants €15m (Calciomercato.com)

– Burnley defender Michael Keane has rejected an offer of an improved contract amid interest from Leicester (Lancashire Telegraph)

– Leicester are one of four Premier League clubs interested in Wales forward Hal Robson-Kanu, who is a free agent after leaving Reading (Sky Sports)

– CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky admits Leicester target Ahmed Musa will leave the club this week (Sky Sports)

Liverpool

– Josip Ilicic is very much in demand by Liverpool, Tottenham and Leicester City. Fiorentina’s sporting director, Pantaleo Corvino, wants €15m (Calciomercato.com)

– Argentina defender Gabriel Mercado has rejected a proposed move to Mexican side Monterrey and reports in Argentina suggest Liverpool are ready to make a move (Clarin & Infobae)

– Crystal Palace have made a second bid of £31.5million for Christian Benteke (Various)

– Liverpool and Manchester United are battling to sign Porto youngster Ruben Neves

– Serie A duo Inter Milan and Juventus are leading the race to sign Dinamo Zagreb winger Marko Pjaca, who is also wanted by Manchester United and Liverpool (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel has rejected a move to Liverpool and will sign for either Everton or Napoli (Sky Italia)

Manchester City

– Deportivo Maldonado goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli is set to sign for Man City in a £7.5million deal after spending the last two seasons on loan at Real Sociedad (Daily Express)

– Everton are willing to sanction the sale of John Stones to City for a fee of £50million (Daily Express)

– Pep Guardiola has ruled out the prospect of City making a move for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi

– Aleksandar Kolorav is set to leave the Etihad Stadium to sign for Besiktas (Manchester Evening News)

– Pablo Zabaleta is close to joining Serie A outfit Roma with the deal expected to be completed this week (Corriere dello Sport)

– Guardiola wants to replace Zabaleta with Torino full-back Bruno Peres (Gazzetta World)

Manchester United

– Blaise Matuidi has been given permission to leave the France squad on Monday to hold transfer talks with an unnamed Premier League club (Goal France)

– Jose Mourinho has been linked with a surprising swoop for Derby midfielder Will Hughes in a bid to boost the club’s homegrown quota (The Sun)

– Liverpool and Manchester United are battling to sign Porto youngster Ruben Neves

– Serie A duo Inter Milan and Juventus are leading the race to sign Dinamo Zagreb winger Marko Pjaca, who is also wanted by Manchester United and Liverpool (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Everton have made a £20million bid for Manchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata

– United are formally set to make Juventus an £80million offer for Paul Pogba, as the club close in on a deal to bring Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Old Trafford

Middlesbrough

– Boro are set to complete the signings of Marten de Roon from Atalanta and Jordan McGhee from Hearts (Northern Echo)

Southampton

– Antonio Conte wants to be reunited with the Southampton’s Italian international Graziano Pelle at Chelsea

– New Southampton manager Claude Puel is eyeing a £12.5million move for Lille defender Djibril Sidibe (Daily Mirror)

Stoke

– Stoke assistant manager Mark Bowen admits the club are interested in signing former Manchester United winger Nani

Sunderland

– Clement Grenier will snub interest from Sunderland and Palermo to remain at Lyon (L’Equipe)

– The Black Cats are battling with Aston Villa to sign Bordeaux defender Frederic Guilbert (France Football)

Tottenham

– Josip Ilicic is very much in demand by Liverpool, Tottenham and Leicester City. Fiorentina’s sporting director, Pantaleo Corvino, wants €15m (Calciomercato.com)

– Tottenham appear likelier than Liverpool to sign 23 year old Lucas Alario, and have been handed a work permit boost (El Litoral)

– AZ Alkmaar winger Vincent Janssen will reject a move to West Ham to join Tottenham (De Telegraaf)

– Spurs will cash in on midfielder Ryan Mason with Hull favourites to sign the England international (The Sun)

West Brom

– Tony Pulis wants to push through a deal to sign QPR winger Matt Phillips this week (Express and Star)

West Ham

– AZ Alkmaar winger Vincent Janssen will reject a move to West Ham to join Tottenham (De Telegraaf)

– Crystal Palace are closing in on the signing of West Ham defender James Tomkins

– West Ham and Everton are leading the race to sign Palace winger Yannick Bolasie

– The Hammers have been linked with a £4million move for former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie

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