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Lucas Torreira to force Arsenal exit amid AC Milan interest?

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is reportedly willing to force a move away from the club this summer amid interest from Italian giants AC Milan. Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is reportedly willing to force an exit from the club this summer amid speculation linking him with AC Milan. The 23-year-old only joined Arsenal in a £26.5m deal from Sampdoria last summer, but he recently poured doubt on his future at the Emirates Stadium by admitting that he preferred living in Italy above England. Milan were quick to register their interest in the diminutive defensive midfielder following the appointment of Marco Giampaolo as manager, with Torreira having previously worked alongside the new Rossoneri boss at Sampdoria. The Italian giants have reportedly made an initial two-year loan offer wor...

Manchester United to reignite Jadon Sancho interest?

A report claims that Manchester United may reinvest the money from Paul Pogba’s possible sale into signing Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. Manchester United may reportedly reignite their interest in Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho if Paul Pogba leaves the club. Sancho played a direct part in 26 goals in Bundesliga last season and is valued at around £70m by Dortmund. The Red Devils’ hopes of landing the England international looked to have ended with their failure to qualify for the Champions League. Forbes claims that a move could still be on the cards, though, depending on whether Pogba stays or goes this summer. The report indicates that the Frenchman will generate an additional £100m for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to invest back into the squad, and Sancho’s arriv...

Joe Hart ‘free to leave Burnley amid Lille interest’

Former England international goalkeeper Joe Hart is reportedly free to leave Burnley this summer amid interest from Ligue 1 runners-up Lille. Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart has been told that he is free to leave the club this summer, according to a report. The 32-year-old only joined the Clarets from Manchester City last year and quickly established himself as Sean Dyche‘s first-choice shot-stopper ahead of injured duo Tom Heaton and Nick Pope. However, Hart lost his place in the team following a 5-1 defeat to Everton on Boxing Day and was forced to play second fiddle to Heaton for the remainder of the campaign as Burnley dragged themselves away from relegation trouble. Both Heaton and Pope are now back to full fitness, and the Daily Mail reports that Dyche is therefore open to offers f...

Five clubs show interest in Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic?

Five clubs – including Watford and Celtic – are reportedly interested in signing Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic. Bournemouth‘s Asmir Begovic has reportedly emerged as a potential transfer target for five different clubs. The goalkeeper has made 62 appearances during a two-year stay at the Cherries, who paid £10m in order to sign the Bosnian from Chelsea. However, Begovic found himself out of the starting lineup towards the end of the last campaign, which has resulted in speculation regarding his long-term future at the Vitality Stadium. The 32-year-old is not short of interest, according to the Daily Star, as the likes of Watford and Celtic consider a move for the stopper. Stoke City – Begovic’s former club – are also keen due to the likely sale of...

Portsmouth ‘deny all interest in Ched Evans’

Portsmouth reportedly issue “an emphatic denial” following reports that they could sign Sheffield United striker Ched Evans. Portsmouth have apparently denied reports that they are in talks to sign Welsh striker Ched Evans. The 30-year-old has spent the last two seasons with Sheffield United but has been released by the club following their promotion back to the Premier League. Last season the former Manchester City player was sent out on loan in League One with Fleetwood Town, where he scored an impressive 17 goals in 39 appearances to rank as the side’s top scorer. That form was said to have alerted Pompey, who are gearing up for a renewed promotion push next term, with Football Insider claiming on Thursday that the club had opened talks with the striker. According to T...

West Ham United ‘offer Issa Diop new deal amid Manchester United interest’

West Ham United will reportedly hold talks with Issa Diop’s representatives over a new and improved deal for the rumoured Manchester United target. Issa Diop is reportedly in line for a pay rise at West Ham United in a bid to keep him out of Manchester United‘s clutches. The 22-year-old has emerged as a rumoured central-defensive target for the Red Devils, who look likely to miss out on Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. Man United are rumoured to have already made an approach for Diop, making a part-exchange offer worth £45m that West Ham turned down. Sky Sports News reports that the Irons have no intention of selling the ex-France Under-21s international, who they signed from Toulouse for around £22m a year ago, and talks are planned with the player’s representatives...

Aidy Boothroyd: ‘Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s head has been turned by Man Utd interest’

Aaron Wan-Bissaka‘s head is “bound to” have been turned by Manchester United‘s interest, according to England Under-21s boss Aidy Boothroyd. The Crystal Palace defender appears to be closing in on a move to Old Trafford but suffered a nightmare against France on Tuesday. The 21-year-old’s injury-time own goal condemned the Young Lions to an opening Euro 2019 defeat in Italy as he failed to impress in the 2-1 loss. Talks between United and Palace over a deal, likely to be over £50million, are reportedly ongoing and Boothroyd admitted the speculation may have affected Wan-Bissaka. “For a young player who all he knows is Crystal Palace academy and Crystal Palace it would be daft not to say that in some way he must think about it,” said Boothroyd, ahea...

Matt Targett to get Saints promotion amid Liverpool interest?

Southampton are reportedly prepared to offer Matt Targett regular game time next season amid reports linking him with Liverpool and Arsenal. Southampton are reportedly preparing to offer Matt Targett a regular starting spot in the squad following speculation linking him with the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal. The 23-year-old has been with the Saints for his entire career but has found game time hard to come by following his promotion to the senior squad in 2013, making just 43 Premier League appearances in the six seasons since. Targett has emerged as a target for a number of clubs this summer, however, with the Reds, the Gunners, Leicester City, Newcastle United, Fulham and newly-promoted Aston Villa all said to be interested in him as an option as they look to strengthen their respectiv...

John Terry signs new Aston Villa contract amid Derby County interest

Assistant head coach John Terry has signed a contract extension at Aston Villa. The 38-year-old, who helped Villa return to the Premier League last season, had 12 months left on his existing deal but will now remain at the club until 2021. Terry had been mentioned as a potential successor to former Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard at Derby should he replace Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge. The new Villa contract for Terry now appears to have ruled out that possibility, leaving boss Dean Smith delighted the former Chelsea and England captain has decided to prolong his stay at Villa Park. “I am really pleased that JT has extended his current deal as he is a pleasure to work with,” Smith told the club website. “We have had a successful start to our Villa coaching careers an...

Arsenal ‘step up interest in Kieran Tierney’

Arsenal are reportedly ready to make an offer for Celtic defender Kieran Tierney as they look to strengthen their backline this summer. Arsenal are reportedly ready to make an official approach for Celtic defender Kieran Tierney. As a result of their failure to qualify for next season’s Champions League, the Gunners will be restricted in the transfer market this summer, which leaves Unai Emery potentially in a position where he may have to look for value for money. However, the Daily Mail suggests that Emery remains keen on trying to push through a big-money deal for highly-regarded Tierney in the coming weeks. The boyhood Celtic fan remains committed to the top-flight champions, although there will always be interest in the 22-year-old’s signature until he leaves the Glasgow g...

Manchester United ‘handed boost as Paris Saint-Germain drop David de Gea interest’

Paris Saint-Germain pull out of the running for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, according to a report. Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly pulled out of the running for Manchester United‘s David de Gea. De Gea’s contract at United will expire next summer and PSG have been strongly linked with a swoop for the goalkeeper, who has recently lost his position as Spain’s number one. However, according to The Sun, the French champions are now lining up a £60m move for AC Milan stopper Gianluigi Donnarumma, effectively ending their interest in De Gea. The Red Devils goalkeeper is reportedly holding off on signing fresh teams due to United’s struggles in recent seasons, while his wage demands are also believed to be an issue. PSG were seemingly prepared to wait un...

Leeds United ‘to reject interest in star duo’

Leeds United will reportedly fight tooth and nail to hang on to key players Jack Clarke and Kalvin Phillips next season. Leeds United will reportedly reject all interest in Jack Clarke and Kalvin Phillips this summer as they look to bounce back from their promotion disappointment. Marcelo Bielsa‘s side had been among the favourites for promotion to the Premier League for the majority of last season, only to suffer a late-season dip and ultimately lose out to Derby County in the playoff semi-finals. Clarke, 18, caught the eye of a number of clubs during that campaign, including Tottenham Hotspur, who view him as an alternative to Aston Villa‘s Jack Grealish and are said to be gearing up to make an offer. Meanwhile midfielder Phillips, 23, is of rumoured interest to eventual play...

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