News That Matters

Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online…

Liverpool could be ready to make Mohamed Salah the Premier League’s top-paid player when they offer him a new contract worth £22.4m a year. (The Sun)

Liverpool want Augsburg’s German left-back Philipp Max, 25, as competition for Andy Robertson. (Sport)

Tottenham have offered Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen an improved £200,000-a-week contract in a bid to stop a potential move to Real Madrid. (Daily Mail)

Everton are ready to challenge Arsenal for 26-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, who is rated at £80m by his club Crystal Palace. (Evening Standard)

Have Inter Milan ended their pursuit of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku? The Italian giants are now reportedly interested in signing 33-year-old Edin Dzeko from Roma, who is available at a more affordable £13.5m. (Sportitalia)

Manchester United, Everton and Paris St-Germain have contacted Juventus about signing 32-year-old France World Cup-winning midfielder Blaise Matuidi. (Le Parisien)

Manchester United are stepping up their efforts to sign Lazio’s Spain-born Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham and West Ham are weighing up a move for 25-year-old Real Sociedad and Spain defender Diego Llorente. (El Mundo Deportivo)

Spurs have offered 34-year-old Spain forward Fernando Llorente, whose £100,000-a-week contract has expired, a new one-year deal on reduced terms. (Daily Mail)

Tottenhamand England left-back Danny Rose, who missed Spurs’ pre-season tour of Asia, says he is “sitting tight over the next few weeks and just seeing what happens”, but that he won’t be rushed into finding a new club. (Daily Telegraph)

It is claimed Rose has been offered to Barcelona but that Manchester United and Liverpool are among the clubs also keen. (Daily Express)

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has all but ended Everton’s hopes of re-signing French defender Kurt Zouma. The 24-year-old spent last season on loan at Goodison Park. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has admitted he could sign a centre-back as a replacement for Vincent Kompany this summer. (Daily Mirror)

Brighton’s French winger Anthony Knockaert, 27, is set to move to Fulham – with the two clubs close to agreeing a fee. (Argus)

Knockaert had a medical at the Cottagers on Friday, before a potential season-long loan deal. (The Sun)

Crystal Palace are considering a £5m deal for 24-year-old Chile right-back Paulo Diaz, who currently plays for Al-Ahli Saudi FC, as a replacement for Aaron Wan-Bissaka. (Daily Star)

Palace have made an £8m bid for Everton’s28-year-old Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy. (Sky Sports)

Wolves want to sign 21-year-old AC Milanand Italy striker Patrick Cutrone, who is valued at about £20m. (Express & Star)

Let’s block ads! (Why?)


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *