Rumour Mill: Mourinho’s top two United targets revealed

Date published: Tuesday 12th April 2016 5:41

Jose Mourinho: Everton approach

Jose Mourinho: Everton approach

Jose Mourinho is confident he will be the next Manchester United boss and his top two transfer targets are revealed, while Liverpool are back on the trail of Rennes forward Ousmane Dembele, all in today’s transfer rumours.

ARSENAL

– Arsenal are ready to rival Manchester United in the race across Europe to sign Benfica whizkid Renato Sanches. (The Sun, Daily Mail)

– Arsenal have competition from Juventus over a summer deal for Real midfielder Isco. Juve also want to keep Alvaro Morata. (Tuttosport)

– Mikel Arteta, who is wanted by Pep Guardiola as a coach at Man City, could join the Tottenham coaching staff in the summer. (Mirror)

Renato Sanches

ASTON VILLA

– West Ham will attempt to replace Diafra Sakho if the striker forces his way out of Upton Park this summer, with Aston Villa’s leading scorer Jordan Ayew on a list of second-tier targets. (Daily Telegraph)

CHELSEA

– Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas is being targeted by Manchester United – despite long-time interest from Chelsea. (Gianluca Di Marzio)

– Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has reportedly made Sergio Ramos one of his top defensive targets of the summer. (Corrier dello Sport)

– Roma general director Mauro Baldissoni has attempted to cool speculation about Radja Nainggolan’s future as rumours linking him with a summer move to Chelsea intensify. (Mediaset Premium)

Radja Nainggolan

LEICESTER CITY

– Leicester City are closing in on Fiorentina’s £11.5million-rated attacking midfielder Josip Ilicic. (The Sun)

LIVERPOOL

– Liverpool target Piotr Zielinski has confirmed he is in talks with Jurgen Klopp about a move to Anfield. (Various)

– Liverpool have leapt to the head of the queue to sign Ipswich wonderkid Andre Dozzell. (Daily Mirror)

– Mario Gotze has not spoken of his desire to leave Bayern Munich and the club will hold future talks with the player at the end of the season, according to chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

– Liverpool are keen on Rennes forward Ousmane Dembele. (RMC)

– Manchester City are in advanced negotiations with Borussia Dortmund over the transfer of  Liverpool target Ilkay Gundogan. (Sky Sports)

– Liverpool face an uphill battle trying to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud this summer with Dortmund, Spurs, Man City and Man Utd all interested. (Guardian)

Ousmane Dembele

MANCHESTER CITY

– Mikel Arteta, who is wanted by Pep Guardiola as a coach at Man City, could join the Tottenham coaching staff in the summer. (Mirror)

– Manchester City are in advanced negotiations with Borussia Dortmund over the transfer of  Liverpool target Ilkay Gundogan. (Sky Sports)

– Liverpool face an uphill battle trying to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud this summer with Spurs, Man City and Man Utd all interested. (Liverpool Echo)

MANCHESTER UNITED

– Jose Mourinho is confident he will be the next United boss and Harry Kane and John Stones are top of his wishlist, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic also a possible summer signing as well as Renato Sanches. (ESPN)

– Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas is being targeted by Manchester United – despite long-time interest from Chelsea. (Gianluca Di Marzio)

– Arsenal are ready to rival Manchester United in the race across Europe to sign Benfica whizkid Renato Sanches. (The Sun, Daily Mail)

– Manchester United are the only Premier League club to make an offer for Sweden’s Ibrahimovic, who is out of contract in the summer. (L’Equipe)

– Barcelona have first option to sign Atletico Madrid playmaker and Man Utd taget Saul Niguez. (Fichajes)

– Liverpool face an uphill battle trying to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud this summer with Spurs, Man City and Man Utd all interested. (Liverpool Echo)

– Ajax youngster Hossein Zamani, 14, could be on his way to Manchester United. (Red News fanzine)

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NEWCASTLE

– Newcastle would have to pay their 24-year-old midfielder Jonjo Shelvey £80,000 a week in the Championship, as they did not agree a wage cut in the event of relegation. (Daily Telegraph)

SUNDERLAND

-Sunderland are weighing up a move for Nancy starlet Alexandre Menay. (France Football)

SWANSEA

– Former Argentina boss Marcelo Bielsa is back in the frame for the Swansea job with the Welsh club set for a £140million takeover. (Daily Mirror)

TOTTENHAM

– Erik Lamela looks set to sign a contract extension with Tottenham. (Daily Star)

– Mikel Arteta, who is wanted by Pep Guardiola as a coach at Man City, could join the Tottenham coaching staff in the summer. (Mirror)

– Liverpool face an uphill battle trying to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud this summer with Spurs, Man City and Man Utd all interested. (Liverpool Echo)

WEST BROM

– West Bromwich Albion failed with a January move to sign West Ham striker Diafra Sakho – but could move for him again this summer. (Daily Mail)

Diafra Sakho

WEST HAM

– West Ham United are following Racing Club striker Gustavo Bou with a view to a £9m move for the Argentine forward. (Daily Mirror)

– West Ham will attempt to replace Diafra Sakho if the striker forces his way out of Upton Park this summer, with Aston Villa’s leading scorer Jordan Ayew on a list of second-tier targets. (Daily Telegraph)

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