Paper Talk: Juventus star drops Man Utd transfer hint

Date published: Sunday 10th February 2019 9:32

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A Juventus star appears to have hinted that he would ‘like’ to join Man Utd, while Everton have named their price for a Chelsea target, all in Sunday’s papers.

 

JUVENTUS STAR ‘LIKES’ LINKS TO MAN UTD

Juventus star Douglas Costa has potentially dropped a hint over his future after he ‘liked’ a Twitter post linking him to a Manchester United move.

The Brazil international has been a long-term target for the Red Devils, who reportedly made a £54million bid for the attacker in December.

The 28-year-old is having a tough season in Italy, scoring only one goal in 17 Serie A games, having starred last campaign.

Juventus loaned Costa from Bayern Munich two seasons ago before making the move a permanent last summer.

He is currently recovering from a horror car crash he was involved in last week, during which he was lucky to escape serious injury.
escaped without any injury.

However, the Brazilian’s unusual social media activity put his 400,000 Twitter followers on alert after he ‘liked’ those rumours of heading to Old Trafford.

The report in the Sun on Sunday claims that United are lining up a move for Costa as a potential replacement for Alexis Sanchez.

The Chile star has failed to find the form that tempted United into a swap deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January 2018 and they are reportedly ready to cut their losses on the 30-year-old.

 

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AND THE REST

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has identified Leeds United winger Jack Clarke as a priority target for the summer transfer window (Sunday Express)

Manchester United are ready to pay £50m for Fulham’s highly-rated left winger Ryan Sessegnon, who is stalling on a new deal (Sunday Express)

Everton are weighing up a move for Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa as pressure mounts on Marco Silva (Sunday Express)

Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants to solve his defensive problems by signing Jean-Philippe Gbamin from Mainz (Sunday Express)

Everton will demand £80m for Richarlison if Chelsea come calling in the summer transfer window (Daily Star Sunday)

Wolves are in pole position to land Benfica attacking midfielder Joao Felix (Daily Star Sunday)

Leroy Fer’s move to Aston Villa broke down after a row over money during his medical (Daily Star Sunday)

Edinson Cavani has sustained an injury for PSG just three days before their Champions League clash with Manchester United (Sun on Sunday)

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Manchester City are set to sign 14-year-old England youth international Morten Spencer, who plays on the wing or as an attacking midfielder, from Sunderland for £200,000 (Sun on Sunday)

Bournemouth have offered striker Lys Mousset a new five-year contract (Sun on Sunday)

Brighton want to sign midfielder Luca Connell from Bolton this summer (Sun on Sunday)

Tottenham are worried their major transfer target, PSG’s Adrien Rabiot, will be snatched from their grasp by either Barcelona or Liverpool this summer (Sunday Mirror)

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Huw Jenkins is planning a return to Swansea as owner after quitting his role as chairman (Sun on Sunday)

David De Gea is refusing to budge on his £350k-a-week wage demands in a contract stand-off with Manchester United (Sunday Mirror)

Everton could turn to Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa if they decide to part company with under-fire manager Marco Silva (Sunday Mirror)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to have moved a step closer to landing the Manchester United job after his agent held talks with co-owner Avram Glazer following the win over Fulham (Sunday Mirror)

The future of Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez hinges on whether the Magpies avoid relegation to the Championship at the end of the season (Newcastle Chronicle)

Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt’s decision to link up with super-agent Mino Raiola could cost him a dream move to the Premier League (Sunday Mirror)

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Cardiff and Sheffield United are among the clubs keeping an eye on Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks (Mail on Sunday)

Brendan Rodgers has admitted Celtic have no chance of keeping West Brom loanee Oliver Burke beyond the summer (Sunday Mail)

 

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