Cape Town - Mexico’s free agent Guillermo Ochoa has been backed to sign
for Newcastle this summer with the likes of Liverpool, Marsille, Arsenal and
Celtic all in the loop to sign the shot stopper according to Skysports.
James Rodriguez admits that he hopes to grace La Liga at
some stage in the future, Skysports
reports. The 22-year-old, who is currently on the books at Monaco, the
Colombian says he would favour Real Madrid over Barcelona.
Vitesse Arnhem have confirmed that Christian Atsu will not
be returning for a second loan spell as he has other options to consider says
Skysports. Chelsea signed the 22 year old back in 2013 but immediately sent him
out on loan. It is considered that he might return to Stamford Bridge but will
be way down in the pecking order as Jose Mourinho rejuvenates his squad.
A verbal agreement has been reached between Sao Paolo and
Orlando City for the Brazilian outfit to take Kaka on loan until the end of the
year according to Skysports.
Liverpool are chasing Benfica's £25million-rated star Lazar
Markovi and are also desperate to finalise a deal for Switzerland winger
Xherdan Shaqiri, according to the Daily Star.
Celtic assistant manager John Collins says there have been
no bids for defender Virgil van Dijk, who has been linked with the likes of
Southampton and Sevilla.
After signing Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw within 48 hours
last week, Louis Van Gaal might be tempted to bring in Nigel De Jong who is
part of his current Dutch crop and is worth 10m according to The
No joke as the Daily
Mirror reports that Barcelona insists on a “bite clause” if they were to
land Luis Suarez for £40m in a five year deal which the Uruguayan will earn £160 000
a week. And with John W Henry seriously contemplating on the forward’s future,
Liverpool will be offered Alexis Sanchez as well a player cash deal as the
Catalan club are eager to land Suarez.
Sami Khedira is on Arsenal watch list as the Daily
Mirror understands that the London club is preparing a £23m bid. Arsene Wenger
also has interest in Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin.
Now that the Southampton have a £60m kitty so far with the offloading
Luke Shaw, Adam Lallana and Ricky Lambert to Manchester United and Liverpool
respectively, Roland Koeman has set his eyes on Graziano Pellè from his former
Liverpool have fought off late interest from West Ham and
Spurs to hold on to Belgian World Cup striker Divock Origi. The Reds are
understood to have agreed terms with the player after a £9.8million bid.
According to the Daily
Mirror Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino will make Swansea left back Ben
Davies his first signing after getting the green light to talk to him.
Guardian reports that Chelsea are preparing to reopen the war-chest and
drive £60m in cash in convoy a bid to lure Paul Pogba from Juventus.