Arsenal prepare Firmino bid
Arsenal are set to submit an offer to Hoffenheim for Roberto Firmino. The Brazilian had been wanted by Inter, though the German club dismissed their loan offer, and the Gunners will now ramp up their own efforts to sign the 22-year-old attacker.
Eintracht Frankfurt interested in Hugo Almeida and others
Eintracht Frankfurt want some new signings and are hunting Hugo Almeida of Besiktas, Stefan Scepovic of Sporting Gijon and Wolfsburgs Daniel Caliguri is still on the list. As well as Lucas Paizon of Chelsea who could get loaned.
Arsenal consider £9m Nani bid
Arsenal are interested in signing Manchester United winger Nani, who is considered surplus to requirements by new boss Louis van Gaal. The Gunners are ready to spend £9 million to sign the Portugal international, who is also wanted by Juve & Milan.
Arsenal to swoop for unsettled Douglas Costa
Arsenal have joined the horde of clubs monitoring Douglas Costa. The Brazilian refuses to return to Shakhtar Donetsk due to the political violence, which could force the club to sell, but the Gunners must beat off competition from AC Milan and Spurs.
Newcastle join race for Isla
Newcastle have joined Liverpool & Arsenal in the race to sign Mauricio Isla, with the Magpies set to offer £8m to sign the Chilean. Juventus are open to selling the versatile defender-cum-midfielder, though he will require persuading to leave.
Liverpool and Everton battle for Onazi
Merseyside rivals Liverpool and Everton and ready to battle it out to sign Nigeria star Ogneyi Onazi. The player’s agent is due in Italy to discuss the possibility of leaving Lazio, who will be looking for a fee of around £8m for the midfielder.
Manchester United get Cuadrado boost
Manchester United’s hopes of signing Colombia star Juan Cuadrado have been boosted after Bayern Munich ended their interest in the Fiorentina man. The Bundesliga champions have been put off by his £30m price tag, leaving United as favourites.
Andy Carroll out for up to four months
West Ham fear club-record signing Andy Carroll could miss between two and fourth months due to a twisted ankle. The Hammers will see how the striker responds to treatment but could return to the transfer market if he is out for a while.
Ayew close to Nice
Following his loan spell with Sochaux, Jordan Ayew may be on his way out of Marseille. The attacker is said to be close to signing a deal with Nice.
Napoli want Mario Suarez
Rafa Benitez is reported to be a massive fan of the Ateltico midfielder and will push to sign the Spaniard this summer.
Douglas Costa too much for Milan
Milan are interested in signing the attacking midfielder, but cannot match his buyout clause of €30m. Shakhtar are said to be willing to let him go for slightly less than €20m, a fee the Serie A side are still unwilling to pay.
Osvaldo agrees Inter move
The Serie A side are said to have agreed personal terms with the Southampton striker but are yet to finalise negotiations with the English club themselves.
Hannover 96 interested in Marko Marin
Hannover is searching an offensive midfielder an watched Chelseas Marko Marin (last season on loan to Sevilla). Marin is looking for a new club after Besiktas transfer didn’t happen.
Jay Demerit to retire
Vancouver Whitecaps defender and U.S. World Cup veteran Jay Demerit is set to retire. The 34-year-old has dealt with a number of injury issues in recent seasons.
Everton agree £4m Besic fee
Everton are closing in on a deal for Muhamed Besic after agreeing a £4m deal with Ferencvaros. The Bosnia international will now fly to Merseyside on Thursday for negotiations.
Southampton eye Clasie as Schneiderlin replacement
Southampton will move for Jordy Clasie should Morgan Schneiderlin leave St Mary’s this summer. Ronald Koeman is keen to bring the Feyenoord star to the Saints if he cannot persuade Schneiderlin to stay.
West Ham ready to sell Ravel Morrison
West Ham are willing to sell Ravel Morrison with the midfielder not part of manager Sam Allardyce’s plans for next season. The Hammers have become frustrated with Morrison after he delayed surgery on a groin problem.
Tottenham to offer cash plus Holtby for Vlaar
Tottenham are set to make a move for Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar. Spurs are willing to offer cash plus Lewis Holtby on loan in order to secure the Netherlands international.
Arsenal to give up on Khedira & Bender
Arsenal are set to give up their attempts to sign Sami Khedira and Lars Bender. Arsene Wenger is instead willing to place his trust in Jack Wilshere as the Gunners’ holding midfielder next season.
Eto’o set for QPR talks
Harry Redknapp is keen to bring Samuel Eto’o to Loftus Road with the striker’s agent set to fly to London to discuss a possible move. The Cameroon international wants to stay in London but wages may prove a stumbling block.
Liverpool struggling to seal Bertrand deal
Liverpool are struggling to tie up an £8m deal for Chelsea full-back Ryan Bertrand. The Reds have turned to Bertrand after failing to sign Alberto Moreno but the Blues are reluctant to sell to their Premier League rivals.
Scholes to be handed Manchester United role
Manchester United want to give Paul Scholes a role at the club under new manager Louis van Gaal. Senior club officials believe the former midfielder can play a role either as a coach or in an off-field capacity.
Mangala’s move to Manchester City still some way off
Manchester City are some way off finalising a move for Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala. The club are not expecting to make an announcement soon and are currently playing a waiting game.
Newcastle make Isla approach
Newcastle have made an approach for Mauricio Isla and are willing to pay £8m for the Chile international. Alan Pardew’s men are hoping to beat Liverpool and Arsenal to the full-back’s signature.
Milner keen to stay at Manchester City
James Milner wants to stay at Manchester City and force his way into the first team on a regular basis. The England international is in the last year of his contract and will use the first half of the season to see if he can become a regular.
Rodallega is on River Plate radar
Hugo Rodallega spoke with some media in Argentina to confirm the interest of River Plate on him. The colombian striker was near to leave Fulham the last winter.
Sunderland want Joel Campbell on loan
Sunderland are eyeing a move for Arsenal striker Joel Campbell after a bid to sign Fabio Borini from Liverpool stalled. The Black Cats are keen to take the Costa Rica international on a season-long loan from the Gunners.
Di Maria to snub Man Utd for PSG loan
Angel Di Maria is set to snub a move to Manchester United in favour of a loa
n deal with PSG. The French champions will take the Real Madrid star on a season-long loan with a view of making the move permanent next summer.
Arsenal tell Atletico to pay £15m for Cazorla
Arsenal have told Atletico Madrid they will have to pay £15m to sign Santi Cazorla. Diego Simeone is a big fan of the Spain international and is keen to bring him to the Spanish champions.
Tottenham offer PSV €15m for Depay
Tottenham Hotspur has made a 15 million euro bid for Memphis Depay. The Eindhoven club only wants to do business around 20 million.