Rumour Mill: Arsenal eye Colombian ace; United want Inter star

Date published: Monday 21st March 2016 1:54

Carlos Bacca: Linked with Arsenal switch

Arsene Wenger wants to sign a Colombian goal machine if Alexis Sanchez decides to leave, and Manchester United are chasing an Inter Milan centre-back, according to Monday’s transfer rumours.


– Arsenal are looking to steal Jose Mourinho from under the noses of Manchester United if current manger Arsene Wenger decides to leave the Emirates. (The Sun)

– Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud may be on his way out of Arsenal as Italian giants Juventus want to strengthen their front line with the French forward. (Tuttosport)

– Colombian goal machine Carlos Bacca could be Arsene Wenger’s replacement for Alexis Sanchez, if the Arsenal star decides to leave this summer. (ITA Sport Press)

– In-form youngster Alex Iwobe is reportedly being offered a new contract by the Gunners seeing his wages increase from £1,000 a week to £10,000 a week. (Evening Standard)


– AFC Bournemouth midfielder Shaun MacDonald is a loan target for Championship side Bristol City, who currently is locked in the battle for relegation. (Vital Football)


– Roma’s midfield pair Miralem Pjanic and Radja Nainggolan could be on their way to Stamford Bridge, but the Romans might not be willing to sell both players. (Calciomercato)

– Pedro could be on his way back to Barcelona after only one year in a blue shirt. The Spanish midfielder has only managed to score four times in 21 appearances for Chelsea. (Metro)

– In-form winger Ivan Perisic could be on his way to London with Chelsea preparing a £23million bid for the Inter Milan player. (Calciomercato)


– Steven Pienaar, 34, is looking for a way out of Everton as his time on the pitch has decreased this season. Pienaar had offers from China this winter but decided against a move to the Far East. (ClubCall)

– Roberto Martinez wants to add to his pool of defenders this summer by bringing in 17-year-old Blackpool centre back Sam Roscoe. (Liverpool Echo)


– Leicester City are cruising to the Premier League title and riding the wave is captain Wes Morgan, who is reportedly negotiating a contract extension with the club. His current deal runs until the summer of 2017. (ESPN)


– Bayern Munich forward Mario Gotze is likely to join Liverpool this summer, according to Bundesliga expert Jan Aage Fjortoft.

– Liverpool have approached Hoffenheim over the availability of Germany Under-21 defender Niklas Sule. (Bild)

– According to reports Liverpool are ahead of league rivals Arsenal, Stoke City and Manchester United in signing Turkish left-back Caner Erkin. (Metro)

– BBC Sports Journalist Ben Smith believes Liverpool will try to get rid of Belgian striker Christian Benteke this summer, with Juventus as a likely landing spot for the big striker. (BBC)


– Manchester City hope to bring in highly-rated midfielder Paul Pogba with a £80million bid. (Squawka)


Miranda: Linked with Manchester United

– Manchester United are hoping to persuade Inter Milan centre-back Miranda to join their ranks this summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Premier League giants Manchester United are battling for Spanish star Saul Niguez, who currently plays at Atletico Madrid, and United are reportedly willing to pay £31million for the pacy winger. (Don Balon)


– Spurs’ top striker Harry Kane is next in line to get a new contract as Tottenham want to tie up the in-form striker with a new and lucrative deal. (Football Insider)

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