Euro Paper Talk: Man Utd want 82-goal former Liverpool favourite

Date published: Wednesday 20th February 2019 11:53

Manchester United are considering a move for a former Liverpool favourite, while Inter Milan have entered talks with a reported Chelsea target, according to Wednesday’s European papers.

 

MAN UTD EYE SHOCK RAID FOR BARCA STRIKER

Manchester United have made contact with the agent of Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, according to a shock report from Spain.

Suarez has come under criticism for his performances this season, but has still managed to score 15 league goals in 23 appearances.

A report from Diario Gol claims that United are in the hunt to secure the shock signing of the 32-year-old this summer, amid doubts over the long-term future of Romelu Lukaku.

The Red Devils have even contacted the Uruguay star’s agent, with a huge contract offer on the table to try and tempt the Liverpool hero to move to Old Trafford.

However, the “will of the striker is to stay at Barca as long as he can,” the report adds, with Suarez very happy at the Camp Nou.

Suarez scored 82 goals in 133 appearances during his time at Anfield, becoming a fan favourite in Merseyside.

 

AND THE REST

James Rodriguez has suggested he would be happy to return to Real Madrid this summer

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl has refused to rule out a possible summer move to Roma or Manchester City. (Bild)

Roma star Nicolo Zaniolo has rejected an approach from Mino Raiola, who is determined to become the agent of the promising Italian midfielder. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

Napoli have put Hirving Lozano, Kasper Dolberg and James Rodriguez high on their list of targets for the summer. (Corriere dello Sport)

Real Madrid have not given up on their hopes of signing Jota from Benfica after having a bid rejected for him. (AS)

Sporting CP are prepared to sell Bruno Fernandes in the summer amid growing interest in him. (Correio de Manha)

Inter have entered negotiations with Barcelona over Chelsea target Ivan Rakitic. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has described reports linking the Italian club with a move for Liverpool and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 26, as “fantasy football”. (Radio Rai)

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has set a price of about £131m for clubs interested in 29-year-old Wales forward Gareth Bale, who has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United. (Telemadrid)

United are still hopeful of agreeing a new contract with Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, but there are concerns that agents’ fees are driving up the price. (ESPN)

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger met Paris St-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi at a WTA tennis tournament in Doha last week, amid rumours the French champions are unhappy with sporting director Antero Henrique. (L’Equipe)

Barcelona sent scouts to watch Lille’s 23-year-old Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe and Portugal Under-21 forward Rafael Leao, 19. (France Football)

Real Madrid are in the advanced stages of finalising a deal to sign 21-year-old Brazilian defender Eder Militao from Portuguese side Porto. (Marca)

 

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