Rumour Mill: Man Utd and Chelsea hope; Arsenal’s Alexis plan

Date published: Thursday 15th September 2016 12:11

Thiago Silva: Wanted by Chelsea

Thiago Silva: Wanted by Chelsea

Manchester United and Chelsea have been given a boost as Thiago Silva’s PSG future is under threat, while Arsenal hope to keep a star according to Thursday’s rumours.

ARSENAL

Arsenal are ready to offer Alexis Sanchez a new two-year deal worth approximately £200,000 per week (Mirror)

Arsenal have been boosted by the news that Diego Simeone has negotiated a contract reduction from 2020 to 2018 (AS)

Arsenal are trying to bring a swift conclusion to contract extension talks with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. Both will be offered pay rises and the club are confident Ozil will sign but there is not so much optimism over Sanchez (Daily Mail)

Arsene Wenger persuaded David Ospina to stay at Arsenal by promising him he would play in the Champions League and it is understood Gunners No 1 Petr Cech has accepted the arrangement, as he appreciates the ability of the Colombian international and gets on very well with him (Daily Star)

Meanwhile, the Gunners are keeping their struggling trio of English players – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kieran Gibbs and Jack Wilshere – waiting over contract negotiations (Daily Telegraph)

 

BURNLEY

Burnley are interested in signing former West Brom forward Stephane Sessegnon. The Benin international is a free agent following his release from The Hawthorns (Daily Mail)

 

CHELSEA

Thiago Silva has put Chelsea and Manchester United on red alert after his contract talks with Paris Saint-Germain broke down (UOL)

Chelsea and Manchester United have been handed a boost as Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has unexpectedly decided to sever ties with his agency firm to represent himself (L’Equipe)

Antonio Conte will reportedly go back in for Lazio defender Stefan De Vrij, who was a target for the club over the summer (Daily Mirror)

AC Milan want Cesc Fabregas on loan in January but Antonio Conte has told the midfielder that he will be given a chance at Chelsea (Calciomercato)

Cesc Fabregas: Insists he remains committed to Blues

CRYSTAL PALACE

Santos star Lucas Lima reportedly rejected a move to Palace because he is holding out for a bigger club (ESPN Brasil)

 

EVERTON

Manchester United and Everton both want to sign Juventus midfielder Grigoris Kastanos, 18, who is valued at around £17m (The Sun)

David Moyes is not confident of keeping Lamine Kone long-term, despite the defender signing a new five-year deal. Everton still retain an interest in the centre-half (Northern Echo)

Lamine Kone: Staying at Sunderland until 2021

MANCHESTER CITY

Pep Guardiola met with Borussia Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl for a half-hour conversation in which he called Mahmoud Dahoud, Andreas Christensen and Thorgan Hazard “very exciting” players (Bild)

 

MANCHESTER UNITED

Thiago Silva has put Chelsea and Manchester United on red alert after his contract talks with Paris Saint-Germain broke down (UOL)

Chelsea and Manchester United have been handed a boost as Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has unexpectedly decided to sever ties with his agency firm to represent himself (L’Equipe)

Jose Mourinho is expected to make a bid for Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura, according to the player’s agent Wagner Ribeiro (ESPN Brasil)

Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho and Juventus youngster Grigoris Kastanos head United’s list of January targets (Calciomercato)

Real Madrid want rid of James Rodriguez in January and will listen to offers from Man Utd (Don Balon)

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed how the German giants managed to beat Manchester United to the signing of highly rated Portuguese star Renato Sanches (The Sun)

Manchester United and Everton both want to sign Juventus midfielder Kastanos, 18, who is valued at around £17m (The Sun)

 

SOUTHAMPTON

Southampton were among the Premier League clubs to have sent officials to the Benfica v Besiktas game on Tuesday night (A Bola)

 

SUNDERLAND

Sunderland are plotting a new bid for Norwich’s Steven Naismith. Black Cats boss David Moyes was close to sealing a deal for the Scotland international before the summer window closed and is ready to move again in January (Daily Mirror)

Former Aston Villa winger Charles N’Zogbia, 30, who had a trial at Sunderland this summer, will join French side Nantes (L’Equipe)

David Moyes is not confident of keeping Lamine Kone long-term, despite the defender signing a new five-year deal. Everton still retain an interest in the centre-half (Northern Echo)

Isco: Real Masdrid star 'prefers Spurs move'

TOTTENHAM

Spurs were trying until the final day of the transfer window to sign Isco but the Spain playmaker was insistent on staying at Real Madrid (AS)

 

WEST BROM

Tony Pulis could be offered a way out of West Bromwich Albion with Queens Park Rangers monitoring his position as the Premier League club’s head coach (The Times)

Palermo have opened talks to sign free agent Marouane Chamakh, who has been training with West Brom.

 

WEST HAM

AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca has explained why he turned down what he concedes was a “very good” offer to join West Ham this summer, saying his reservations included concern his family may encounter problems in England without an EU passport (Daily Mirror)

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