Real, Barca and PSG line up record Salah bids
Europe’s giants are readying a bid for Liverpool star Mohamed Salah that will surpass the fee paid for Neymar according to The Sun.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are all hot on the trail of the Egypt international and believe that after the Reds failed to hold onto Philippe Coutinho, Salah can be had.
The clubs know it will take a lot to pry him from Anfield however, and are prepared to offer £200 million for Salah, surpassing the £198m paid for Neymar last summer.
Mourinho plots move for Arsenal’s Ramsey
Jose Mourinho is ready to take advantage of contract discord in order to land Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, reports the Daily Star.
Ramsey has one year left on his deal and Mourinho thinks the Wales international could be a lift to a side that has seen struggles from big transfer signings Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba.
Chelsea are also monitoring Ramsey, who has admitted his contract talks were made secondary behind the likes of Sanchez and Mesut Ozil with the Gunners.
Spurs ready £40 million Zaha bid
Tottenham are prepared to go in for a third time to try and pry away Wilfried Zaha away from London rivals Crystal Palace, reports the Daily Mail.
Spurs are prepared to shell out a £40 million fee for the Ivory Coast winger, who looks ready to depart the club even if they avoid relegation.
However, Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes Zaha is worth more than that fee, and may be able to count fellow London club Chelsea among the winger’s suitors.
PSG, Real Madrid talk Neymar-Zidane swap
Paris Saint-Germain may be willing to part with Neymar if it helps the Ligue 1 giants land Zinedine Zidane from Real Madrid, reports El Gol Digital.
Madrid first offered Cristiano Ronaldo for the Brazilian superstar, believing the two cannot co-exist in the same side but PSG think Ronaldo is too old to deliver a suitable return on investment.
However, they would be tempted by a deal that allowed them to land the former France international and 1998 World Cup winner to take over for Unai Emery.
Shaw to consider complaint against Mourinho
Luke Shaw is frustrated by his situation at Manchester United and is considering filing a complaint about his treatment under Jose Mourinho, according to the Mirror.
Shaw has not only found playing time difficult under Mourinho, but has also been subjected to numerous public criticisms by the Red Devils boss.
Though United seem set to offer the left-back a new deal in hopes of recouping some of the fee paid, Shaw is intent on leaving and may even file a grievance with United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward over the manager’s actions.
Ronaldo blocks Icardi to Real Madrid
Mauro Icardi has given up on his Real Madrid dream after Cristiano Ronaldo has lobbied his club to not pursue the attacker, according to Don Balon.
As a result of Ronaldo’s distate of having Icardi join the club, the Inter Milan man is considering signing a new long-term deal with the Serie A side.
But while Madrid president Florentino Perez may have to abandon his pursuit of Icardi, the report states he still will target Tottenham’s Harry Kane, a player Ronaldo is fine with adding.
Jorginho agent denies Manchester United contact
The agent for Italy international Jorginho has denied Manchester United have contacted his client about a move to Old Trafford.
The Napoli star is reportedly on the radar for several Premier League teams, something that is not surprising to his agent.
However, Joao Santos says claims while he has talked with Napoli’s sporting director, he has not heard from United and is interested in an extension for his client to remain in Serie A.
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Martial agent can’t confirm Manchester United future
Anthony Martial’s agent cannot confirm his client’s stay with Manchester United amid links of a potential move to Juventus.
Martial’s place in the United squad has been called into question and his name has popped up in links to the reigning Serie A champions.
However, while he would not guarantee Martial would remain at Old Trafford, he rubbished links to Juventus at the current time, calling them fake news.
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Man Utd plot £40m Sessegnon bid
Manchester United are considering a £40 million bid for Fulham teenager Ryan Sessegnon in the summer, according to The Sun.
Sessegnon has been watched regularly by United scouts of late and the 17-year-old left-sider has been the subject of glowing reports.
He is being viewed as a replacement for Luke Shaw, although United could face competition from Tottenham for Sessegnon.
Man Utd to fight Madrid for Neymar
Manchester United are ready to fight Real Madrid for the signing of Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, claims Don Balon.
Neymar only joined PSG in a €222 million world-record transfer from Barcelona last summer, but reports suggest the Brazilian could soon be on the move again.
Madrid have long targeted a deal for the stylish attacker, but United are willing to make an offer, with the aim of making Neymar the team’s new leader.
Inter want Roma star Strootman
Inter are turning their attention toward signing Kevin Strootman from Roma as they look set to land Stefan de Vrij from Lazio, La Gazzetta dello Sport reports.
The San Siro outfit are sure of signing De Vrij on a five-year deal from Lazio after he confirmed he will not renew his deal in the Italian capital.
Looking to enhance their midfield, it is De Vrij’s Netherlands team-mate Inter have decided on and are willing to offer one of Joao Mario or Marcelo Brozovic as part of the deal to cut his €32 million price tag down.
Man Utd stars’ concern for Shaw
Some Manchester United players are concerned Luke Shaw is being ‘bullied’ by his manager Jose Mourinho, claims the Daily Telegraph.
Shaw was replaced at half-time of United’s 2-0 win over Brighton in the FA Cup on Saturday and he was on the receiving end of blunt criticism from Mourinho .
The left-back’s future at Old Trafford appears uncertain again and his latest treatment by Mourinho has reportedly left some of Shaw’s team-mates ‘stunned’.
Verratti rubbishes Barca rumours
Marco Verratti has denied reports that his agent Mino Raiola has sounded out Barcelona over a potential summer move from Paris Saint-Germain.
The 25-year-old midfielder has been a long-time target of the Camp Nou side, with the Catalans close to completing a move last summer.
However, he says that departing the French capital is not in his mind at present.
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