Paper Talk: Man Utd chase Celtic starlet

Date published: Thursday 4th February 2021 8:34 - Matthew Briggs

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Manchester United are just one of a number of clubs chasing a Celtic starlet, while they have two top summer targets after dropping their interest in Jadon Sancho, all in the papers.

 

MAN UTD CHASE HOOPS KEEPER

Celtic Under-17 goalkeeper Vincent Angelini looking for a way out, according to reports in Italy.

According to TuttoMercatoWeb, Angelini is pondering leaving the club and chasing a return to Italy.

Angelini’s father is Italian, but he is also the grandson of Celtic legend David Hay.

Manchester United, Everton and Southampton are all interested, but Serie A clubs Lazio, Atalanta and A.C. Milan could be too tempting to turn down for the player.

Angelini, 17,is out of contract in the summer.

CHONG COULD STAY IN BELGIUM

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Club Brugge manager Philippe Clement says that Tahith Chong may decide to stay in Belgium rather than return to Man Utd (HLN)

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has made RB Leipzig’s France defender Dayot Upamecano, 22, and Bayern Munich’s Germany centre-back Niklas Sule, 25, his top defensive targets in the summer. (Bild)

Liverpool are slowly putting the steps in motion to create a long-term blueprint which will see them rival the financial success of Real Madrid and Barcelona. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool could play both legs of their Champions League clash with RB Leipzig in England. (Daily Mail)

ZIYECH STRUGGLES

Hakim Ziyech has admitted he has struggled at times since joining Chelsea but remains confident he will soon find his best form. (Daily Mail)

Borussia Dortmund are willing to drop their asking price for 20-year-old England forward Jadon Sancho by £20m to £88m to reignite interest from Manchester United. (Bild)

Real Madrid have agreed a four-year-deal with 28-year-old Austria international David Alaba, who can play in defence or midfield and whose contract at Bayern Munich expires in the summer. (Marca)

A furious Lionel Messi is reportedly prepared to sue five Barcelona officials over details of his £492m contract being leaked to the Spanish press last weekend. (Daily Star)

JT FOR CHERRIES

John Terry and Patrick Vieira are among the contenders for the Bournemouth job following the sacking of Jason Tindall. (Mail)

Sheffield United owner Prince Abdullah says he got special permission to fly from Saudi Arabia to England to tell manager Chris Wilder his job is safe – even if the club are relegated. (Talksport)

Real Madrid are already concerned about Gareth Bale after his poor performances at Spurs. Los Blancos are concerned they may be stuck with the player after his loan spell (Marca)

 

 

Barcelona’s Danish forward Martin Braithwaite, 29, rejected interest from West Bromwich Albion in January to remain at the Nou Camp. (Sport)

Odion Ighalo will join Al-Shabab when his loan move with Manchester United comes to an end (Fabrizio Romano)

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney accused the Rotherham United chairman Tony Stewart of lacking “class” after his side were beaten 3-0 by their relegation rivals. (The Times)

Arsenal, Tottenham and Southampton are interested in signing French defender Evan N’Dicka, 21, from Eintracht Frankfurt. (Bild)

Huddersfield are in talks to sign 30-year-old Senegal striker Oumar Niasse, who is a free agent after being released by Everton at the end of last season. (Sun)

ALMIRON ‘DREAM’

Newcastle United winger Miguel Almiron says it would be a “dream” to play for River Plate. (Versus Radio)

Manchester United agree a first professional contract with 17-year old English winger Shola Shoretire, amid strong interest from Paris St-Germain, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus. (Mail)

Former Chelsea and Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has turned an approach to become the new manager at Marseille. (Sky Sports)

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema’s return to Lyon depends on the Spanish side’s results. The 33-year-old Frenchman left Lyon for Real in 2009. (Marca)

MAN UTD CHASE DUO

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Manchester United will target Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland and Sevilla defender Jules Kounde when the summer transfer window opens. (Daily Star)

Arsenal’s English midfielder Joe Willock, 21, says that he signed for Newcastle on a six-month loan because he hit it off with manager Steve Bruce on a video call. (Chronicle)

New York Red Bulls agree a fee with Celtic to sign 19-year-old American winger Cameron Harper. (Daily Record)

 

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