snubbed? The Premier League clubs look set to miss out on the highly-rated Portuguese international Benfica have confirmed they are considering a £112.9million bid from Atletico Madrid for Joao Felix. The Portuguese forward is being chased by several top clubs across Europe, including Manchester United and City, but Atletico look set to win the race for his signature. getty Felix has been compared to AC Milan and Brazil legend Kaka Atleti’s offer is actually above the 19-year-old’s £107.5million release clause, though they made an increased bid as they’re keen on paying the fee in instalments rather than as a lump sum. “Atletico Madrid submitted a proposal for the acquisition of [Felix] for a total amount of 126,000,000 euros which
RED DANE Eriksen has been with Spurs since 2013 recently said he wants to try something new Christian Eriksen is keen on a move to Manchester United after his move to Real Madrid fell through, reports claim. The Tottenham playmaker has just one year left on his current contract and talks about a new deal have stalled. He has also spoken of his desire to leave Spurs for a new challenge. getty Christian Eriksen keen on move to Man United “I feel that I am a place in my career where I might want to try something new,” he told Ekstra Bladet in his homeland. “I have the wildest and deepest respect for everything that has happened at Tottenham – I will not be negative. But I have also said that I would like to try something new.
Gareth Bale has gone ‘stale’ at Real Madrid and he needs to move back to the Premier League to get his mojo back.That’s according to Sam Allardyce, who believes it’s time for the Welshman to end his stay in Spain. Bale’s time at the Bernabeu – where he has won 14 trophies, including four European Cups, in six years – has turned sour with manager Zinedine Zidane keen to offload him this summer. Getty Gareth Bale was dropped from the Real Madrid team towards the end of the season Despite scoring one of the greatest ever Champions League final goals a little over 12 months ago, Bale is not in Zidane’s plans and was dropped for the last three games of the season. And he has fallen further down the pecking order since the transfer window opened, following the a
talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… Real Madrid have prioritised Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen over Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. Eriksen recently admitted it might be time for a ‘new challenge’. (Independent) However, the Spanish giants could turn to Pogba in order to offload Gareth Bale. Madrid are considering using the Welshman as make-weight in a deal for the French World Cup winner. (Mirror) And in another potential swap deal, James Rodriguez could be sent to Old Trafford in return for Pogba. The Colombian, who spent the season on loan with Bayern Munich, has told the German club not to exercise their right to buy him. (Star)
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