West Ham launches bid for Lacazette
West Ham have reportedly launched a £35 million for Alexandre Lacazette. This follows Lyon’s rejection of an initial £31 million bid made by the Hammers last month for the French striker.
City Keeper Caballero heading back to Spain
Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero is reportedly wanted by Espanyol and Celta Vigo. The 34-year-old is likely to be surplus to requirements following the departure of Manuel Pellegrini from the Etihad. Caballero was instrumental to City’s Capital One Cup final triumph.
Zielinski wants Liverpool switch
Polish midfielder, Poitr Ziekinski has signalled interest in joining Liverpool. The Reds have tabled a £9.5 million bid to take the Udinese man to Anfield.
Coutinho happy at Anfield
Philippe Coutinho has confirmed he is happy on Merseyside under Jurgen Klopp,reports the Liverpool Echo.
The Brazilian has been linked with PSG and Barcelona in recent times but is ready to extend his Anfield stay.
Stoke want £12.5m for Arnautovic
Stoke have slapped a £12.5million transfer fee on their Austrian star, Marko Arnautovic. The Potters paid just £2.6million for the 27-year-old when Werder Bremen offloaded him in 2013 and will make a profit of nearly £10million if he leaves.
Leicester City have ‘Slimani bid rejected’
Leicester City’s offer for Sporting Lisbon’s Algerian forward, Islam Slimani, has been rejected. The foxes have already had a bid for Watford’s Troy Deeney rejected last week. The Premier League champions are bracing up for the rumoured departure of Jamie Vardy in coming weeks. The English forward has been subject of a transfer tussle between the Foxes and Arsenal.
Feghouli to sign for West Ham
Algerian winger Sofiane Feghouli is set to complete a switch to West Ham this week, L’Equipe reports. He is believed to have agreed a three-year deal with the Hammers.
Italian clubs battle over Wijnaldum
Newcastle midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is a target for Italian rivals Roma and Napoli. The Dutch international is expected to depart St. James’ Park this summer following the club’s relegation to the Championship. Everton have been tipped to make a move with yet-to-be-announced boss Ronald Koeman a long-term admirer.
Pjanic to complete Juventus move today
Miralem Pjanic is set to complete his move to Juventus today. The Bosnian’s £30m release clause at Roma has been triggered and is set for a medical with the Old Lady. Personal terms have reportedly been agreed.
Mahrez flattered by Arsenal link
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez, 25, has described the persistent rumours linking him to Arsenal as flattering.
“It is flattering to hear, as I said nothing is agreed, nothing is done,” Mahrez said.
“We will see… For the moment I have not made a decision. We will see. It is possible that I stay, it is possible that I leave. We will see.”
Liverpool join race to sign Leicester’s Kante
Liverpool have joined the race to sign Leicester City and France midfielder N’Golo Kante, according to reports. The Daily Star say Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is keen on landing the 25-year-old, who has a £22million release clause in his Foxes contract.
Arsenal has identified Paris Saint Germain’s Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani as a replacement for Jamie Vardy if a deal fails to materialise for the Foxes’ forward soon, Express reports.