Rumour Mill: Man Utd eye strikers; City want Spurs defender

Date published: Tuesday 5th April 2016 11:58

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Manchester United are targeting two international strikers, while Manchester City are interested in Tottenham’s England left-back, according to today’s rumours.

Arsenal

– Arsene Wenger has postponed contract talks with Jack Wilshere after the midfielder was involved in a late-night “altercation” (The Sun)

– Alexis Sanchez is ready to snub a Real Madrid move – for now – but could be tempted to return to Spain next summer (Tuttomercatoweb)

– Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini, 32, is reportedly considering a move to MLS this summer when his contract at the Emirates expires (Daily Express)

– Alex Iwobi has reportedly agreed to put pen to paper on a new five-year deal at Arsenal after enjoying a fine first-team breakthrough in recent weeks (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea

– Antonio Conte has told the Blues to re-sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku – and wants a deal done before Euro 2016 (Daily Star)

– Incoming boss Conte hopes to bring Napoli and Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain, 28, to Stamford Bridge (Gazetta dello Sport)

– Diego Costa is adamant he wants to return to La Liga in the summer, with former club Atletico Madrid interested in the striker (The Guardian)

– Chelsea are confident of signing Roma pair Radja Naingollan and Kostas Manolas – but look set to abandon a move for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci (Daily Star)

– Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic has flown into London to discuss a possible move to Stamford Bridge (Daily Express)

– Mohamed Salah has revealed that he almost joined Liverpool before Jose Mourinho convinced him into moving to Chelsea (Daily Star)

Everton

– Antonio Conte has told the Chelsea to re-sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku – and wants a deal done before Euro 2016 (Daily Star)

– Chelsea will also rekindle their interest in Toffees centre-back John Stones (Football Insider)

Liverpool

– Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reportedly keen on signing Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez, who spent last season on loan at Espanyol and is valued at £10m (Corriere dello Sport)

– Mohamed Salah has revealed that he almost joined Liverpool before Jose Mourinho convinced him into moving to Chelsea (Daily Star)

– West Ham have agreed a pre-contract deal for Liverpool target Havard Nordtveit, whose contract at Borussia Monchengladbach expires in the summer (Daily Star)

Manchester City

– Man City are interested in Tottenham left-back Danny Rose as a replacement for Aleksandar Kolarov (Evening Standard)

– Barcelona defender Gerard Pique insists team-mate Marc-Andre ter Stegen won’t join Man City this summer (Mundo Deportivo)

Manchester United

– Louis van Gaal has been given assurances over his future from the club’s board and will be backed to sign Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku (Daily Star)

– Van Gaal sent scouts to watch AZ Alkmaar centre-forward Vincent Janssen, 21, who has bagged 25 goals this term (De Telegraaf)

– The Red Devils have been told they will have to pay £60million to sign Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez (Daily Mirror)

– Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed he wanted to sign Manuel Neuer to replace Edwin van der Sar but was persuaded to move for David de Gea instead (Manchester Evening News)

Sunderland

– The Black Cats are interested in Denmark international Martin Braithwaite, who has scored 11 goals for Toulouse this season (Daily Mail)

Tottenham

– Man City are interested in Tottenham left-back Danny Rose as a replacement for Aleksandar Kolarov (Evening Standard)

– Spurs trio Jan Vertonghen, Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela are close to agreeing new deals at White Hart Lane (Evening Standard)

West Ham

– The Hammers have agreed a pre-contract deal for Liverpool target Havard Nordtveit, whose contract at Borussia Monchengladbach expires in the summer (Daily Star)

– West Ham are willing to allow loan trio Victor Moses, Alex Song and Emmanuel Emenike return to their respective parent clubs (Sky Sports)

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