Ostrzolek on his way to Hamburg
Matthias Ostrzolek trains alone in Augsburg, because of an injury. But this is not common. It is a sign of a deal with Hamburg. Augsburg has found a substitute – Abdul Rahman Baba from Fürth. Now all clubs need to agree on the transfer fee.
Napoli: now Lucas favored over Fellaini
Napoli continues his research of a new midfielder. Now Lucas Leiva seems to be favored over Fellaini, no signals from Manchester United for him.
Juve to swoop for Guarin and Jovetic
Should Arturo Vidal decide to leave Juventus, the Serie A side are hopeful that they will have enough money to secure deals for Fredy Guarin and Stevan Jovetic.
United up the stakes in Benatia hunt
Manchester United are said to be ready to offer €38 million for Roma defender Mehdi Benatia. The Serie A team are reportedly willing to discuss a transfer as the bid meets their valuation of the centre-back.
Real Madrid to push Khedira to Arsenal
Arsenal’s hopes of signing Sami Khedira could be revived, with Real Madrid keen to offload the German rather than risk losing him on a free next summer. The 27-year-old’s wage demands stalled the move previously, but he is ready to compromise.
Arsenal to beat Chelsea to Rabiot
Arsenal have leapfrogged Chelsea in the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot. The north London club have opened talks over an £8 million move for the 19-year-old, who is keen to join the Gunners.
Man Utd looking to wrap up Cuadrado deal
Manchester United are hopeful of landing Fiorentina star Juan Cuadrado. The Red Devils have submitted a bid of £32 million, just a few million short of the Viola’s £36m asking price, and Louis van Gaal is now ready to tie up a deal.
Liverpool to resolve Agger future
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will hold further talks with Daniel Agger over his future at the club after he asked to leave Anfield. The Dane is desperate to find first-team football elsewhere, though as yet no bids have been received for him.
Leicester make shock Cambiasso move
Leicester City have made an ambitious move to sign Argentine midfielder Esteban Cambiasso. The former Inter man is a free agent and could be tempted to join the newly promoted Foxes after they offered him a £5 million, two-year deal.
Van Gaal wants Vidal medical Before making a bid
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has the made the extraordinary demand of asking for Juventus to allow Arturo Vidal to undergo a medical before the clubs have even agreed a fee. The Dutchman is concerned by the Chilean’s knee injury.
Zenit ready Javi Garcia bid
Manchester City are ready to allow Javi Garcia to leave the club this summer, with Zenit St Petersburg prepared to offer £12 million for the Spaniard. The Premier League need to offload the midfielder as they have too many foreigners.
Liverpool rebuffed with Falcao & Cavani enquiries
Liverpool are resigned to missing out on Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco forward Edinson Cavano and Radamel Falcao. The Reds’ enquiries have been rebuffed, with the Colombian set for Real Madrid and the Uruguayan no longer for sale.
Stoke plan £8m Yarmolenko bid
Stoke City are ready to make an audacious £8 million offer for Dynamo Kiev winger Andriy Yarmolenko. The Potters’ bid is likely to be accepted by the Ukrainian outfit, but the 24-year-old attacker’s wage demands could be a stumbling block.
Landon Donovan to retire at season’s end
LA Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan is set to retire at the end of the 2014 MLS season, according to ESPN’s Taylor Twellman.
West Ham set to sign Diafra Sakho
West Ham are closing in on a £3.5 million deal for Metz forward Diafra Sakho as Sam Allardyce looks to bolster his forward line ahead of their Premier League opener against Tottenham.
United in £40m Vermaelen & Benatia double bid
Manchester United want Thomas Vermaelen and Mehdi Benatia as they look to shore up their defence. The combined deal for the Arsenal and Roma pair would be in the region of £40 million.
Juventus move for Nastasic
Juventus are plotting a move for Arsenal target Matija Nastasic, once Manchester City complete a deal for Eliaquim Mangala. The Serie A side are looking to sign the Serbian centre-back for £10 million.
Villa close in on Cissokho
Aston Villa are nearing a deal for Lyon left-back and former Liverpool loanee Aly Cissokho. The 26-year-old is expected to join for £2 million and will become the Midlands club’s fourth signing of the summer.
Madrid lead Cech chase
Real Madrid are leading the race for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech following news that Jose Mourinho plans to select Thibaut Courtois as his first-choice goalkeeper. Mourinho will use this news as leverage to move for Raphael Varane.
Liverpool’s Falcao hopes dashed
Liverpool have been told that Monaco striker Radamel Falcao is heading to Real Madrid, dashing their hopes of signing the Colombian forward. Brendan Rodgers is in the market for a big-money replacement for Luis Suarez.