Paper Talk: Man Utd propose Jack Grealish swap deal

Date published: Thursday 20th August 2020 8:30

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Manchester United are ready to offer a swap deal to Aston Villa for Jack Grealish, while Liverpool want to raise £40m by selling two stars, according to Thursday’s transfer gossip.

 

MAN UTD OFFER ROMERO IN GREALISH SWAP

Manchester United will reportedly offer goalkeeper Sergio Romero as part of negotiations for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces a major dilemma this summer with Dean Henderson returning to the club after an impressive two-year loan stint at Sheffield United.

MEN Sport states that Henderson is determined to become the first-choice goalkeeper at Old Trafford. However, he will consider his options if he doesn’t receive assurances over regular game time.

Romero has impressed for United in the Europa League this season. But he was dropped for the semi-final defeat against Sevilla and has been strongly linked with a summer exit.

The Daily Mail suggests that Villa are interested in Henderson and have enquired over the 23-year-old’s availability. However, the report adds that United will look to offer Romero to Dean Smith’s side as part of a deal to sign Grealish.

 

Grealish has been a major target for Solskjaer all summer, despite the focus being on Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.

However, with a deal for Sancho looking less and less likely, United have now turned to Grealish again.

The Villa skipper is also wanted by Arsenal, but one pundit thinks that could be a bad move.

Villa’s negotiating position has been strengthened after securing their Premier League status on the final day of the season.

But their need for a new goalkeeper, after Pepe Reina returned to AC Milan, may tempt them to part ways with Grealish – for the right price, in addition to Romero.

LIVERPOOL LOOKING TO CASH IN ON £40M DUO

Liverpool are prepared to ignore further loan deals for both Marko Grujic and Harry Wilson this summer as the Reds seek to bring in around £40m for the in-demand duo. (Daily Mirror)

Barcelona’s teenage sensation Ansu Fati has reportedly appointed Jorge Mendes as his new agent. (Daily Mirror)

Leeds and Brighton have expressed an interest in signing Nicolás González from Stuttgart, with the Argentina forward expected to cost at least £15m. (The Guardian)

Matty Longstaff looks set to sign a new contract at Newcastle United having been persuaded to commit his future to the club. (The Times)

Frank Lampard is hopeful of shortly adding Kai Havertz to his new arrivals at Chelsea. (The Times)

 

MAN UTD TOLD SANCHO ALTERNATIVE WILL COST £40M

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Manchester United have been told they must cough up a whopping £40m to land Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks. (The Sun)

Southampton are among the clubs trying to sign Danny Welbeck for a cut-price £5.5m. (The Sun)

Neymar has escaped a ban for the Champions League final – despite breaking coronavirus protocols. (The Sun)

Manchester United look set to confirm the signing of Barcelona youngster Marc Jurado after his comment on Bruno Fernandes’ Instagram. (The Sun)

Barcelona’s next president has already decided to sack Ronald Koeman and replace him with Xavi. (The Sun)

Felipe Anderson is considering his future at West Ham over fears that he is going to be sidelined by David Moyes. (The Sun)

Aston Villa are ready to compete with Leeds United for Liverpool’s £20m-rated winger Harry Wilson. (The Sun)

KOEMAN EYES SHOCK RAID ON EVERTON

Ronald Koeman is planning a shock move to bring Everton defender Michael Keane to Barcelona, according to reports. (Daily Mail)

Newcastle will not be big spenders this summer, with free agent Jeff Hendrick their first signing. (Daily Mail)

Wolves are willing to consider high offers for £70m-rated Adama Traore during the transfer window. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal will have Mohamed Elneny back within their ranks this week, with the midfielder having completed his loan spell at Besiktas. (Daily Mail)

Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic is heading to Qatar, with the Scottish club close to agreeing a £4m deal for his departure. (Daily Mail)

Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen to kickstart a Tottenham pursuit for Gareth Bale in a bid to bring the forward back to north London. (Daily Mail)

AND MORE GOSSIP

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Chelsea are considering Brazil centre-back Thiago Silva as a free transfer to bolster Frank Lampard’s defence for next season. (Daily Telegraph)

Fulham will join the race for England striker Callum Wilson following Bournemouth’s relegation from the Premier League. (Daily Telegraph)

Arsenal are to sign the Lille central defender Gabriel Magalhaes for a fee of £22.6m on a five-year deal. (Daily Telegraph)

Leeds are making a surprise £10m bid for Rangers winger Ryan Kent. (Daily Record)

Kieran Tierney has revealed someone spray-painted ‘Judas’ near his home after his move to Arsenal was announced. (Daily Record)

French side Guingamp are tracking Dundee United hitman Lawrence Shankland – just weeks after missing out on Sam Cosgrove. (Daily Record)

 

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