Today’s Gossip: Milan Close In On £70m Forward; Hart Set For Hammers Medicals
Milan Close To Morata Coup Just when you thought AC Milan’s summer couldn’t get any better, La Gazzetta dello Sport says that …
better, La Gazzetta dello Sport says that the Rossoneri are “on the
verge” of signing Alvaro Morata.
most-wanted men, and while it was first Manchester United and then Chelsea that
seemed in the box seat to sign the 24-year-old, Milan seems to have gazumped
both Premier League clubs.
The paper says that Vincenzo Montella’s side have tabled a
€70 million bid for Morata, and have offered a further €10m per year to the
player in order to convince him to join the likes of Leonardo Bonucci, Lucas
Biglia, Franck Kessie and Hakan Calhanoglu in heading to the San Siro.
Focused On Lemar
Monaco but remain eager to add Thomas Lemar to their squad. Although, adding
the winger could lead Arsenal to allow Alexis Sanchez to leave the club.
departure of either Sanchez or Olivier Giroud up until now because he is unsure
about his chances of landing Lemar, a player for whom he has already seen two
unsettled but Wenger is mindful of leaving himself short of attacking options.
However, he is more confident that Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are
happy to remain at the club despite entering the final year of their contracts.
Remains In Question
agreed to a deal to join Chelsea, but the Premier League champions could still
face competition from Manchester City and Juventus to complete his signing.
Zidane who wants to keep hold of Danilo despite not being able to offer him
they are expected to challenge on all fronts and the importance of squad depth
is not lost on Zidane.
seasons ago and is said to be available for around the same price.
Strategy On Verratti, Paulinho
attempt to land Marco Verratti or Paulinho — having been unsuccessful in their
attempts to sign the two midfielders thus far.
players to push for a move — a plan that has not had the desired effect.
Saint-Germain or Guangzhou Evergrande to give them a signal that either player
is available in the hope of completing a deal later in the transfer window.
completing a season-long loan move from Manchester City, the London Evening
Standard reports. The English goalkeeper, who has no future at City under Pep
Guardiola, is keen to play in the Premier League ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
Cup could be Ross Barkley. The Independent claims Tottenham is interested in
Barkley, with Everton happy to strike a deal now rather than see the midfielder
move for nothing at the end of his contract next summer. The only stumbling
block is Everton’s £50m valuation.
from Leicester, but the Premier League side want £40m for their star man,
according to the Daily Mail. However, the Serie A side only want to offer £21m
a £60m Liverpool player this summer after insisting he will only move to
Dutchman. (Daily Express)
Arnautovic. The Hammers have already failed with two offers for the 28-year-old
Austrian. (Sky Sports)
on any offers for Gabon forward and Chelsea target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,
28. (Daily Mail)
Sergio Aguero, 29. (Daily Star)
Toni Kroos, 27, in any deal that takes 26-year-old Spanish goalkeeper David de
Gea to Real Madrid. (Sun)
midfielder Ross Barkley. The two clubs have been unable to agree a fee so far
this summer but Everton are happy to sell the 23-year-old. (Independent)
and wants to rejoin Manchester United when he returns from injury later this
year. The Swedish striker, 35, left Old Trafford this summer. (Calciomercato,
via Daily Express)
26-year-old Brazilian right-back Danilo. (Daily Star)
Everton and Southampton interested in the French striker. (Metro)
over after admitting he wants “to play in the Champions League,” but
boss Arsene Wenger thinks they can convince the Chile forward to stay. (Daily
Alexis Sanchez leaves. (Daily Star)
attacking midfielder Jonathan Viera, 27. (Wales Online)
Yannick Carrasco, 23, a five-year contract. (Don Balon, via Daily Express)
sell Everton target Gylfi Sigurdsson, 27, at any price. The Icelandic
midfielder has been linked with a move away from Liberty Stadium. (Wales
to Arsenal. (Sun)
defender Juan Foyth, 19, by the end of this week. (Daily Mirror)
striker Diego Rolan, 24, to Craven Cottage. (GetWestLondon)