Paper Talk: Chelsea’s Bakayoko plan; Spurs want United ace & £40m for star

Date published: Wednesday 25th April 2018 8:10

Man Utd have been told they must offer a player-plus-cash deal to land a Spurs star, while an Arsenal defender looks set to stay, according to Wednesday’s papers.

 

MAN UTD TOLD TO COUGH UP FOR SPURS STAR

Manchester United have been told that they will will have to offer £40million plus Luke Shaw if they are to sign Danny Rose this summer.

This is according to The Sun, who claim that Jose Mourinho is still keen on a move for the 27-year-old despite the face he has suffered with injuries and poor form this season.

Rose suffered a serious knee injury last autumn, and has struggled to dislodge Ben Davies in the Tottenham team since his return.

The England international was a target for both Manchester club’s last year, before a knee injury at Sunderland halted his progress.

Then followed the interview where Rose was critical of Tottenham’s transfer policy and wage structure.

If they are to part with the full-back this summer, Spurs are set to demand a hefty transfer fee as well as United left-back Luke Shaw as part of the deal.

Recent reports have suggested that the Red Devils want to recoup the £28m they paid for Shaw, who is out of contract in 2019.

Ashley Young has performed well at full back throughout the season, but it’s claimed Mourinho will listen to offers for Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian once the transfer window reopens.

 

AND THE REST

Carlo Ancelotti is set to become Italy’s next national team manager but only because he has been snubbed by both Arsenal and Chelsea (Star)

Arsenal believe they are ahead of Chelsea in the race to make Luis Enrique their next manager but could baulk at his wage demands of £15m per season (Mirror)

Luis Enrique: Praise for Wenger

Joachim Low is reluctant to succeed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager this summer because of concern that he may be burnt out after Germany’s World Cup defence in Russia (Times)

Manchester City have withdrawn their interest in Shakhtar Donetsk playmaker Fred, paving the way for Manchester United to make a move (Star)

Stoke City have cancelled their end-of-season awards dinner as they believe it would be “inappropriate” because of the team’s struggles this season (Telegraph)

Chelsea and Manchester United fans are coming together for an emotional tribute to Ray Wilkins, who died earlier this month, when they meet in the FA Cup final on May 19 (Mirror)

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon says the club will only sign Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski as a stop-gap while they wait for Harry Kane (Sun)

Jamaal Lascelles claims Newcastle have silenced the critics who dismissed them as “just a Championship team” (Mirror)

Hector Bellerin has dropped a huge hint he is set to stay at Arsenal – by revealing he wants the No2 shirt (Sun)

RB Leipzig are targeting Tottenham teenager Reo Griffiths, who has scored more than 30 goals for the club’s youth teams this season (Mirror)

Chelsea will resist offers for Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata this summer unless either player makes it clear they want to leave (Telegraph)

Pep Guardiola is looking at Brazil U20 defender Lucas Halter, who plays for Atletico Paranaense, to add to his South American connection at Manchester City (Mirror)

Robin van Persie has hinted he’s close to retiring, admitting he has to be ‘honest’ with himself (Mirror)

 

 

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