Rumour Mill: Pogba, Gimenez, Verratti and Lavezzi links

Date published: Thursday 11th February 2016 11:39

Paul Pogba: Could be set to leave Juventus this summer

Paul Pogba: Could be set to leave Juventus this summer

Antonio Conte has given Chelsea his transfer wishlist, Manchester City will beat Arsenal and Liverpool to the signing of Granit Xhaka, while Mauro Icardi could be on his way to Manchester United, according to rumours.

Arsenal

– Manchester City have jumped ahead of Arsenal and Liverpool in the race to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka (Bild)

– Alexis Sanchez will demand £160,000-a-week and assurances regarding the club’s transfer policy when the forward enters contract talks at the end of the season (The Sun)

– Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue is on trial at Sunderland after leaving Galatasaray

Chelsea

– Antonio Conte wants to sign Paul Pogba Jose Gimenez, Marco Verratti and Ezequiel Lavezzi if he takes over at Chelsea in the summer (Daily Mail)

– Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, who is currently on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach, has emerged as a transfer target for Liverpool (Daily Mirror)

– The Blues are unwilling to sanction the sale of Loic Remy to China in the build up to important clashes with Manchester City and PSG (Evening Standard)

Everton

– Everton are expected to follow up their interest in Angers midfielder Cheikh N’Doye (L’Equipe)

– Roberto Martinez has rubbished speculation linking Phil Jagielka with a move to the Chinese Super League (talkSPORT)

– The Everton boss is on the shortlist to replace Roberto Mancini as Inter Milan head coach (Daily Mirror)

Leicester City

– Former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson is due to talk to Derby County about becoming their manager next season (Daily Mail)

Liverpool

– Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, who is currently on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach, has emerged as a transfer target for Liverpool (Daily Mirror)

– Jurgen Klopp has urged the Liverpool board to beat Arsenal to the signing Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez (ITA Sport Press)

– Manchester City have jumped ahead of Arsenal and Liverpool in the race to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka (Bild)

– City are also favourites to sign Reds target Leandro Paredes, who is on loan at Empoli from Roma (Gianluca di Marzio)

Manchester City

– Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini wants to be reunited with Yaya Toure and Pablo Zabaleta (The Sun/Daily Mail)

– The futures of Martin Demichelis, Aleksandar Kolarov, Fernando and Gael Clichy are all under threat ahead of the arrival of Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium (Daily Mail)

– Manchester City have jumped ahead of Arsenal and Liverpool in the race to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka (Bild)

– City are also favourites to sign Reds target Leandro Paredes, who is on loan at Empoli from Roma (Gianluca di Marzio)

Manchester United

– Real Madrid are considering selling Manchester United target James Rodriguez in the summer (Sport)

– Inter Milan are willing to sanction a £35million deal to allow striker Mauro Icardi to move to Old Trafford (Tuttosport)

– Jose Mourinho will sell Marouane Fellaini and Juan Mata if he becomes United boss (Daily Mail)

– The Red Devils may have missed out on the chance to sign Benfica wonderkid Renato Sanches after Bayern Munich and Real Madrid joined the race for the midfielder (One World Sports)

Sunderland

– Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue is on trial at Sunderland after leaving Galatasaray

Tottenham

– Spurs have entered contract talks with Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen (Daily Mail)

– Attacking duo Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen are also set to be handed new contracts at White Hart Lane (Metro)

– Tottenham are keeping an eye on Mainz’ Turkish international Yunus Malli (Tuttomercatoweb)

West Ham

– The Hammers’ new striker Emmanuel Emenike remains a target for Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua (Daily Mirror)

– Dimitri Payet is “very, very close” to signing a new deal at West Ham, according to Slaven Bilic (talkSPORT)

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