Rumour Mill: Arsenal set to pip Liverpool to ‘Gladbach star

Date published: Wednesday 30th March 2016 12:06

Granit Xhaka: Premier League big hitters chasing Swiss star

Granit Xhaka: Premier League big hitters chasing Swiss star

Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to sign a world-class striker, while Chelsea have been given a boost in their pursuit of two stars, according to today’s rumours.

Arsenal

– The Gunners are “likely” to beat Liverpool to the £35million signing of Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka (Bild)

– But Arsenal are set to lose out to Manchester City in the race to land Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos (Marca)

– Everton and Arsenal have been put on red alert after Ukraine boss Mykhailo Fomenko urged Andriy Yarmolenko to move to the Premier League (Daily Mirror)

– Arsene Wenger monitoring 21-year-old Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Naby Keita, who is also a target for Crystal Palace, Southampton and Swansea (Daily Mail/Daily Star)

Aston Villa

– Nigel Pearson and David Moyes are early frontrunners to be the next Aston Villa manager after the club parted ways with Remi Garde (PA)

Bournemouth

– The Cherries will rival Stoke to sign 21-year-old Reading defender Jake Cooper (The Sun)

Chelsea

– Diego Simeone is willing to allow Chelsea and Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann leave Atletico Madrid if he can sign a world-class replacement (Fichajes)

– Radja Nainggolan is considering interest from the Blues but Juventus could yet move for the Roma midfielder (Evening Standard)

– Gianluigi Donnarumma’s agent says Chelsea would need to bid £30million to land the 17-year-old AC Milan goalkeeper (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Jose Mourinho will give Manchester United the edge over Chelsea and West Ham in the race to sign PSG star Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Daily Mirror)

– Antonio Conte will offer Nathan Ake to Borussia Monchengladbach to try persuade the Bundesliga outfit to allow Andreas Christensen to cut short his two-year loan stay (Bild)

– Italy manager Conte, who is expected to replace Guus Hiddink in the summer, has told the club not to sell striker Diego Costa (Marca)

– John Obi Mikel admits he is considering quitting Chelsea unless he is guaranteed first-team football (Daily Mirror)

Crystal Palace

– Arsenal are monitoring 21-year-old Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Naby Keita, who is also a target for Crystal Palace, Southampton and Swansea (Daily Mail/Daily Star)

Everton

– Everton and Arsenal have been put on red alert after Ukraine boss Mykhailo Fomenko urged Andriy Yarmolenko to move to the Premier League (Daily Mirror)

Liverpool

– Arsenal are “likely” to beat Liverpool to the £35million signing of Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka (Bild)

– West Ham and PSG are battling to sign Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge (Brentwood Gazette)

– Joe Allen and Jordon Ibe could join Watford in the summer after becoming frustrated at a lack of first-team football (The Guardian/The Times)

– Jerome Sinclair is also on his way to Vicarage Road after agreeing a deal with the Hornets (ESPN)

– Marseille are preparing a bid for Liverpool target Antonio Adnan, who keeps goal for Real Betis (Fichajes)

Manchester City

– Arsenal are set to lose out to Manchester City in the race to land Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos (Marca)

– Yaya Toure is set to leave City with Bayern Munich, Juventus and PSG interested in the midfielder (The Sun)

Manchester United

– Jose Mourinho wants to sign a world-class striker if he is appointed at Old Trafford with Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain and Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi on his wishlist (Football Insider)

– Mourinho will give United an edge over West Ham in the race to sign PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Daily Mirror)

– Inter Milan could sell defender Jeison Murillo to Manchester United in a cut-price £14million deal (Football Italia)

– Marcos Rojo will be the big-name casualty this summer as United plan a squad overhaul (Daily Mirror)

– The Red Devils face a fight to sign Renato Sanches this summer with Benfica eager to keep the prodigious midfielder another season (Daily Telegraph)

– Diego Simeone is willing to allow Chelsea and United target Antoine Griezmann leave Atletico Madrid if he can sign a world-class replacement (Fichajes)

Newcastle United

– The Magpies are chasing Torino captain Kamil Glik, 28, to bolster their defence (Newcastle Chronicle)

Southampton

– Southampton will offer striker Graziano Pelle, who was linked with a move away from St Mary’s in January, a new deal if they qualify for Europe (Daily Mirror/Daily Star)

– Arsenal are monitoring 21-year-old Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Naby Keita, who is also a target for Crystal Palace, Southampton and Swansea (Daily Mail/Daily Star)

Stoke City

– Bournemouth will rival Stoke to sign 21-year-old Reading defender Jake Cooper (The Sun)

Sunderland

– Sebastian Coates wants to make his loan deal at Sporting Lisbon permanent (Newcastle Chronicle)

– Bradford are set to sign Sunderland under-21 captain Liam Agnew on a two-year deal (Sunderland Echo)

Swansea City

– Arsenal are monitoring 21-year-old Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Naby Keita, who is also a target for Crystal Palace, Southampton and Swansea (Daily Mail/Daily Star)

Tottenham

– Spurs want to sign Borussia Monchengladbach’s Mahmoud Dahoud, 20, before loaning the midfielder back to the Bundesliga outfit (Bild)

– Tottenham are keeping tabs on Luton starlet, 17, who has yet to make his first-team debut for the Hatters (Daily Mirror)

Watford

– Joe Allen and Jordon Ibe could join Watford in the summer after becoming frustrated at a lack of first-team football (The Guardian/The Times)

– Jerome Sinclair is also on his way to Vicarage Road after agreeing a deal with the Hornets (ESPN)

West Brom

– The Baggies could make a £7million bid for Sheffield Wednesday’s former England under-21 centre-back Tom Lees (Daily Mirror/Daily Star)

West Ham

– The Hammers and PSG are battling to sign Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge (Brentwood Gazette)

– Jose Mourinho will give United an edge over West Ham in the race to sign PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Daily Mirror)

– West Ham are in talks with Valencia over a £2.35million deal for 18-year-old forward Toni Martinez (Daily Mail)

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