Rumour Mill: Arsenal receive Higuain boost; Spurs boss may exit

Date published: Friday 22nd July 2016 12:23

Gonzalo Higuain: Gunners receive boost in striker hunt

Gonzalo Higuain: Gunners receive boost in striker hunt

Arsenal have been handed a lifeline in their hunt for Gonzalo Higuain, while Manchester United have joined the race for Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci according to Friday’s transfer rumours.

Arsenal

– Napoli are willing to lower their €94 million (£79m) asking price for Gonzalo Higuain – but only if they sell him to a club abroad (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Arsene Wenger has said he is not interested in signing Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko (themag.co.uk)

– Alexandre Lacazette wants to complete a move from Lyon to the Gunners as soon as possible and avoid a transfer melee (L’Equipe)

– Arsenal want German centre half Mattias Ginter from Borussia Dortmund (Daily Star)

– Calum Chambers is wanted by Watford and would be played at centre back (Daily Mail)

– Arda Turan’s agent says the Gunners have not made an approach for his client despite being linked with a €25million transfer (goal.com)

– Arsenal will have to pay £65million to land Everton’s Romelu Lukaku this summer (Liverpool Echo)

Arsenal are unhappy with City’s attempts to bring Hector Bellerin to the club (The Mirror)

 Chelsea

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– Chelsea are preparing a £67million bid for Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata as they look to smash their current transfer record (Independent)

– AC Milan want to take Juan Cuadrado on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent move for €25 million (£21m) (Corriere dello Sport)

– The Blues also want Romelu Lukaku from Everton for £50million (Liverpool Echo)

– Nemanja Matic could join Manchester United from Chelsea if the Paul Pogba deal continues to stall (Independent)

PSG have turned down a £41.5million bid from Chelsea for star strike Edinson Cavani (The Sun)

– Besiktas are preparing a loan bid for outcast Loic Remy (AMK)

– Antonio Conte wants to sign Italian duo Antonio Candreva and Marco Parolo (Emanuele Giulianelli)

Crystal Palace

– Moussa Sow could join Crystal Palace on loan with the Eagles desperate to sign a striker (L’Equipe)

Everton

– Arsenal will have to pay £65million to land Everton’s Romelu Lukaku this summer (Liverpool Echo)

– Chelsea also want Romelu Lukaku from Everton for £50million (Liverpool Echo)

– Everton want to bring Swansea’s Icelandic playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson to Goodison Park but would have to pay £25million (Telegraph)

Hull City

– Hull want to sign Leicester youngster Tom Lawrence on loan (Daily Mail)

Leicester

– Leicester have offered Kasper Schmeichel and Danny Drinkwater new £80,000-a-week deals (Telegraph)

– Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa is unhappy at not being offered a better deal and wants to leave the Premier League champions. Swansea are among the clubs interested (Sky Sports)

– Leicester’s Jeffrey Schlupp will be the subject of another bid from West Brom following an initial £9million bid being turned down (Birmingham Mail)

– Hull want to sign Leicester youngster Tom Lawrence on loan (Daily Mail)

Liverpool

– Liverpool are on the brink of signing Georginio Wijnaldum after he passed a medical at Anfield (Sky Sports News)

– Long serving Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva could leave the club to join Galatasaray (Daily Mail)

– German starlet Max Meyer could join compatriot Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool for £28million from Schalke (Bild)

– Besiktas are preparing a loan move for Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli (AMK)

Manchester City

Man City want 19-year-old Brazilian wonderkid Gabrile Jesus for £29million, described as the “new Neymar” (Daily Express)

– Atletico Nacional president Juan Carlos De la Cuesta has confirmed the club have agreed a deal to sell Marlos Moreno to Man City (Depor)

– The Citizens will chase Roma’s Kostas Manolas if the deal to bring Leonardo Bonucci to Eastlands is any further delayed (Sportmediaset)

Arsenal are unhappy with City’s attempts to bring Hector Bellerin to the club (The Mirror)

Manchester United

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– A £105million fee has been agreed between Juventus and Man United for Paul Pogba (L’Equipe)

– As well as Paul Pogba, Manchester United have also held discussions with Juventus over a move for Leonardo Bonucci (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Nemanja Matic could join Manchester United from Chelsea if the Paul Pogba deal continues to stall (Independent)

– The same report claims Man United could go after fellow French midfielder Blaise Matuidi (Independent)

– Manchester United are preparing a £54million bid for Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez (El Confidential)

Middlesbrough

– Middlesbrough could move for Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan after the American was told he can leave Villa Park for free (Telegraph)

Southampton

– Southampton could sign West Ham’s Darren Randolph as back up to Fraser Forster (Daily Echo)

Stoke

Robin van Persie

– Fenerbahce have turned down a loan bid from Stoke for veteran strike Robin van Persie (ESPN)

Sunderland

Sunderland’s managerial uncertainty could see them miss out on Lorient striker Benjamin Moukandjo, with West Brom also interested 

– Sunderland have put a £1.5million price tag on Liam Bridcutt which is putting Leeds United off making a bid to sign him permanently (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Swansea

– Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa is unhappy at not being offered a better deal and wants to leave the Premier League champions. Swansea are among the clubs interested (Sky Sports)

– Everton want to bring Swansea’s Icelandic playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson to Goodison Park but would have to pay £25million (Telegraph)

– Swansea have agreed to pay 40% of Bafetimbi Gomis’ salary in order to push through a loan move to Marseille (L’Equipe)

Tottenham

– Argentina are set to conduct a telephone interview with Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino about the possibiity of taking over the national team (La Nación)

– Lyon have made a late bid to sign Clinton N’Jie from Spurs but Marseille remain the favourites to get him (L’Equipe)

– Tottenham want to sign 19-year-old Max Meyer from Schalke (Daily Mail)

Watford

– Calum Chambers is wanted by Watford and the Arsenal utility man would be played at centre back (Daily Mail)

West Brom

Sunderland’s managerial uncertainty could see them miss out on Lorient striker Benjamin Moukandjo, with West Brom also interested 

– Leicester’s Jeffrey Schlupp will be the subject of another bid from West Brom following an initial £9million bid being turned down (Birmingham Mail)

– The Baggies are interested in bringing £20million rated midfielder Mario Lemina from Juventus (Foot Mercato)

– Charlie Taylor is still on West Brom’s radar for a £5million deal but would have to include winger Callum McManaman as part exchange (Birmingham Mail)

West Ham

– West Ham will target German striker Mario Gomez if the deal to bring in AC Milan’s Carlos Bacca falls through (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– The Hammers will offer Bacca £70,000 per week to lure the Colombian to the Olympic Stadium (The Mirror)

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