Rumour Mill: Liverpool’s kitty; trio chase Colombia star

Date published: Thursday 12th May 2016 12:13

James Rodriguez

Arsenal, United and Chelsea are all reportedly keen on Colombian star James Rodriguez, while Jurgen Klopp is to be given a huge transfer budget for the summer.

ARSENAL

– Six top European sides are reportedly considering deals for out of favour Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez, including Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea (AS)

– Arsenal have expressed interest in Roma defender Kostas Manolas but Chelsea are favourites to sign the 24-year-old (Squawka)

– Arsenal have suffered a transfer blow as N’Golo Kante prepares to commit his future to Leicester City (Sky Sports)

– Arsenal will turn to Mauro Icardi if their Alvaro Morata bid fails (ESPN)

– Alexis Sanchez’s situation at Arsenal is being monitored by Juventus and Arsene Wenger may be forced to cash in (Telegraph)

– Arsenal could go back in for Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi, 22, with Welbeck ruled out for nine months (The Star)

– The Gunners will step up their interest in Juventus striker Alvaro Morata (Daily Mirror)

– Oostende’s Belgium international Jordan Lukaku, brother of Everton’s Romelu, thinks he would suit the Premier League, with the 21-year-old defender saying he is a fan of Arsenal (The Set Pieces)

ASTON VILLA

– Chinese investors The Rui Kang Group are on the verge of completing a £75 million takeover of English outfit Aston Villa (Daily Mirror)

– A new odds-on favourite for the Aston Villa role emerged yesterday in the form of former Albion boss Roberto Di Matteo (Birmingham Mail)

– Villa are reportedly interested in a deal for Shrewsbury goalkeeper Callum Burton (BirminghamMail)

– Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi, 22, is being lined up for a move to Serie A side AC Milan (Calcio News24)

CHELSEA

– Six top European sides are reportedly considering deals for out of favour Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez, including Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea (AS)

– Chelsea are set to submit a fresh bid for Borussia Dortmund winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan (TMW)

– Arsenal have expressed interest in Roma defender Kostas Manolas but Chelsea are favourites to sign the 24-year-old (Squawka)

– They are also keeping close tabs on Manolas’ teammate Antonio Rudiger but have been told by Juventus they have no chance of taking Leonardo Bonucci to Stamford Bridge (Squawka)

– The Blues may rival Arsenal for Alvaro Morata. Real Madrid are expected to activate a £23.7m buy-back clause in the player’s contract and then sell him on for around £30m (Squawka)

– Guus Hiddink remains ‘hopeful’ that John Terry’s future will be resolved ‘for the best’ (Independent)

– Chelsea flop Radamel Falcao has confirmed he is returning to Ligue 1 Monaco, after being told he is no longer needed by the Blues (Mirror)

EVERTON

– Frank de Boer has left Ajax with immediate effect, the Dutch club have confirmed, with Everton reportedly interested in the manager

– Everton will move to sign Dynamo Kiev forward Andriy Yarmolenko, 26, this summer and are also keen on 25-year-old Santos midfielder Lucas Lima (ESPN)

– Roberto Martinez has been offered two jobs in Spain as the axe looms for the Everton boss (Mirror)

LEICESTER CITY

– Real Madrid have reportedly offered a contract to Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez ahead of the summer transfer window (France Football)

– Arsenal have suffered a transfer blow as N’Golo Kante prepares to commit his future to Leicester City (Sky Sports)

LIVERPOOL

– Liverpool will hand Jurgen Klopp a huge transfer budget of £158m (SportBild)

– Liverpool’s young midfielder Alex O’Hanlon is attracting attention from a number of clubs, including Sheffield Wednesday, Bristol City and Nottingham Forest (SkySports)

– Liverpool target Mario Gotze, 23, has been told by incoming Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti he may not be needed by the German champions next season (Suddeutsche Zeitung)

– Jurgen Klopp has spoken to Ousmane Dembele and wants to bring the 18-year-old Rennes forward to Liverpool in a deal that could be worth almost £28m (Guardian)

MANCHESTER CITY

Toni Kroos: Attracting Arsenal's interest

– Manchester City are also keen on 26-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos (Marca)

– Midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 25, a target for incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, has been told to sign a new deal at Borussia Dortmund or leave the club (Ruhr Nachrichten)

– Pep Guardiola has switched his goalkeeping signs to Real Sociedad’s Geronimo Rulli (Sun)

– Manchester City are signing Brentford teenager Ian Carlo Poveda (Mail)

MANCHESTER UNITED

– Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Paris St-Germain defender Marquinhos (StarSport)

– Manchester United could be about to miss out on Jose Mourinho as he closes in on the Valencia job (Punto Pelota)

– Jose Mourinho reportedly wants to sign Arsenal ace Mesut Ozil if he takes over at Manchester United (Fichajes)

– Six top European sides are reportedly considering deals for out of favour Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez, including Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea (AS)
– Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will only stay at the Bernabeu if they beat neighbours Atletico on the Champions League final, with Manchester United his dream destination (Don Balon, Daily Star)

– Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, 23, will only sign for Manchester United if they appoint Jose Mourinho as manager (Daily Star)

– Manchester United could miss out on Villarreal defender Mateo Musacchio, as Barcelona hope to partner the 25-year-old with Gerard Pique (Sport)

– Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is no closer to returning to management and has “no idea” where his next job will be (Sirius XM)

Marquinhos: Unhappy at lack of action for PSG

NEWCASTLE UNITED

– Tottenham have stepped up their interest in Newcastle midfielder Florian Thauvin (RMC Sport)

SOUTHAMPTON

– Inter Milan are set to sign Leicester City and Southampton target Tonny Vilhena (SportMediaset)

TOTTENHAM

Rangers have made an enquiry for Tottenham winger Alex Pritchard (Football Insider)

– Tottenham Hotspur are ready to activate Saul Niguez’s £36m contract release clause in order to sign Atletico Madrid starlet (Daily Mail)

WATFORD

– West Brom could allow Saido Berahino to join Watford this summer in a deal which could take Odion Ighalo to the Hawthorns in exchange (ClubCall)

WEST BROM

– West Brom could allow Saido Berahino to join Watford this summer in a deal which could take Odion Ighalo to the Hawthorns in exchange (ClubCall)

WEST HAM

– West Ham have been offered Nice right back Jeremy Pied (Mail)
West Ham striker Elliott Lee is to leave the club when his contract expires this summer

Related Articles

Your Say

Home Forums Rumour Mill: Liverpool’s kitty; trio chase Colombia star

This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by  Oli Fisher 6 months, 3 weeks ago.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)

You must be logged in to reply this topic.