Man United plot £95m Griezmann bid, De Ligt nears £66m move, Liverpool eye Fekir

first_img Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer targets TOP WORK Chelsea will not take up the option to buy Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid, with the 25-year-old set to join Inter Milan instead. (Daily Mail)West Ham are close to signing Villarreal attacking midfielder Pablo Fornals for £24m. (The Guardian)Wolves have made contact with Burnley over signing 26-year-old defender James Tarkowski, although Leicester City are also keen. (The Times)Kyle Walker is set to open talks over a new contract at Manchester City. (The Sun)LIVE BLOG: Keep up to date with the transfer news and gossip on talkSPORT.comNewly-promoted Premier League side Aston Villa are set to make a £14m bid for Leeds United’s 23-year-old English midfielder Kalvin Phillips. (Daily Telegraph)Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has reportedly arrived in London to conclude a deal to bring Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri to Turin. (Calciomercato)But it is claimed Chelsea will refuse to let Sarri leave until the Italian champions meet their compensation demands. (Daily Mail)] Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Griezmann has agreed to join Barcelona, but Man United will make a late attempt to hijack his transfer Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January three-way race The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Atletico Madrid’s chief executive has confirmed Antoine Griezmann will join Barcelona this summer. (Sport)However, it is claimed Manchester United want to make a late bid to sign Griezmann and are prepared to offer Atletico £95m for the French forward. (The Sun)Red Devils striker Romelu Lukaku has said Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte is the ‘best manager in the world’ and that he has ‘always dreamed’ of playing in Serie A. (ESPN)United will reportedly hold out for at least £150m for France midfielder Paul Pogba this summer, amid interest from Real Madrid and Juventus. (Daily Mirror)Manchester United have finally ended their pursuit of Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale. (Evening Standard)Matthijs de Ligt’s agent Mino Raiola has met Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Antero Henrique over the transfer of the 19-year-old Ajax defender. The clubs are close to reaching an agreement of around €75m (£66.6m). (RMC Sport) Tottenham line up bid for West Ham star who was labelled a ‘monster’ by Mourinho LATEST TRANSFER GOSSIP Liverpool have renewed their interest in Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir, but will not pay the £53m fee they agreed for the 25-year-old last summer. (Le Progres)Liverpool would only consider letting defender Dejan Lovren leave this summer if they receive an offer of at least £25m, with AC Milan reportedly interested in the Croatian. (The Times)Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has admitted there are not many things he enjoys about life in England after moving from Italian side Sampdoria last summer. The 23-year-old has been linked with a move to AC Milan. (Ovacion)Gunners target Yannick Carrasco has said he hopes to leave Chinese club Dalian Yifang and return to Europe this summer. (Daily Mirror)Arsenal are reportedly in advanced talks to sign 18-year-old Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba. (Le10Sport)Tottenham’s pursuit of Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 22, is being complicated by his €75m (£66.6m) price tag. (The Guardian) 3 LIVING THE DREAM Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father REVEALED center_img 3 Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ targets moving on Getty getty 3 IN DEMAND Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Thursday’s papers and online Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland LATEST Fekir almost joined Liverpool last summer, and is wanted by the Reds again after finishing the season with 12 goals and nine assists Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? target last_img read more