Paper Talk: Liverpool eye experienced Pole; Man Utd flop gets offers

Date published: Wednesday 11th July 2018 8:20

Liverpool are considering a summer move for a PSG midfielder, while Manchester United are braced for offers on a star defender, according to Wednesday’s papers.

 

KLOPP CHOOSES IDEAL EMRE CAN REPLACEMENT

Liverpool could make a move for Poland international midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, a report claims.

According to The Sun on Wednesday, Jurgen Klopp is still keen on bolstering his midfield after losing Emre Can to Juventus.

This is despite spending big money on two replacements in Naby Keita and Fabinho, and the report states that Klopp is seriously considering Krychowiak as an option.

The 28-year-old spent last season on loan at West Brom from PSG, failing to impress for large parts of the campaign in a team which were relegated from the Premier League.

Former Sevilla boss and current Arsenal manager Unai Emery paid £24million to sign Krychowiak from LaLiga when he was at PSG.

However, his opportunities at the French champions were few and far between, meaning he could seek pastures new depending on the plans of new PSG boss Thomas Tuchel.

Liverpool also face competition from Lokomotiv Moscow for Krychowiak, while Sevilla have been linked with re-signing him.

 

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AND THE REST

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo will earn almost £73,000 a day at Juventus, with his four-year deal worth about £26m a year. The 33-year-old has joined the Italian champions from Real Madrid for £99.2m. (Mirror)

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 27, is the bookmakers’ favourite to replace Ronaldo at Real Madrid – and the Belgian will leave Stamford Bridge unless he sees ambition in the transfer market. (Football London)

Ronaldo’s move could lead to Juventus selling players to comply with Financial Fair Play – and Italian midfielder Stefano Sturaro, 25, interests Newcastle and Wolves. (Birmingham Mail)

Liverpool have opened talks with Stoke over a deal for 26-year-old Switzerland playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri, who is understood to have a £13m release clause

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum could be set for an Anfield exit, and the 27-year-old Dutchman has reportedly been given the green light to join Fenerbahce. (A Spor, via Mirror)

Stoke striker Peter Crouch, 37, is wanted by Australia’s A-League to help build its profile, with Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory eager to sign the former England international. (Sun)

Everton are set to offer £21m for Barcelona and Colombia centre-back Yerry Mina, 23. (Goal)

Manchester United face competition from Juventus for Molde FK striker Erling Haaland, 17. The Norway under-19 international is the son of former Leeds and Manchester City defender Alf-Inge Haaland and was born in Leeds. (Mirror)

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof, 23, is wanted on loan by several European sides – including former club Benfica – following his performances for Sweden at the World Cup. (Sun)

Maurizio Sarri has told Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich he will only take over as Blues boss if Eden Hazard and Willian remain at Stamford Bridge. (Football.London)

Chelsea have opened new contract talks with midfielder N’Golo Kante, 27. The France international still has three years left on his current deal but the Blues are reportedly set to offer him £200,000 a week. (Express)

Chelsea target Robert Lewandowski, 29, is desperate to leave Bayern Munich despite reports he is happy to stay. Real Madrid are also interested in the Polish striker. (Star)

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti has included Chelsea’s Brazilian centre-back David Luiz, 31, on his list of transfer targets. (Mirror)

Southampton will finalise personal terms with Borussia Monchengladbach defender Jannik Vestergaard after the Dane, 25, had a medical to move closer to an £18m transfer. (Sky Sports)

Leicester are prepared to offer England centre-back Harry Maguire, 25, a new deal to make him one of their highest-paid players. (Leicester Mercury)

Fulham could beat Chelsea and Arsenal to the signing of Ivory Coast and Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, 26. (Sun)

Newcastle are close to completing a season-long loan deal for Chelsea midfielder Kenedy after the Brazilian, 22, completed a medical. (Sky Sports)

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez says he does not want to sell club captain Jamaal Lascelles after the 24-year-old Englishman was linked with West Ham. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Arsenal could be set to lose goalkeeper David Ospina, 29, with Boca Juniors looking to complete a £6m deal for the Colombian. (Mirror)

David Ospina: Likely to face Basel

Spanish defender Joel Lopez, 15, has confirmed he is leaving Barcelona amid talk of a move to Arsenal. (Football.London)

 

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