English Premiership

Tuesday EPL transfer updates

2014-07-15 10:10
Lucas Leiva (AFP)

Cape Town - QPR are confident of holding onto Loic Remy. Newcastle United who are pushing for a permanent deal need to pay £15m as that is the player’s release clause for a team out of the top 6. Arsenal are also in the running to sign the 27 year old.

Bobby Zamora is set to sign a new one-year deal to stay at QPR.

Jose Mourinho is close to landing defender Filipe Luis after Chelsea agreed a reported £20m fee with Atletico Madrid.

Liverpool forward Iago Aspas has joined Sevilla on a season-long loan deal.

Sebastien Pocognoli has revealed that fellow Belgian Romelu Lukaku convinced him to join West Bromwich Albion from Hannover over the weekend for a fee believed to be in the region of £1.5m.

Benfica goalkeeper Jan Oblak is set to replace Thibaut Courtois as Atletico Madrid’s first choice keeper the Slovenian international has confirmed.

Liverpool are set to announce the signing of Lazar Markovic later today after the Benfica winger completed his medical with the Merseyside club. Brendon Rodgers is also set to offload Lucas Leiva as they edge closer for Southampton defender Dejan Lovren. It is understood that Liverpool are also preparing a £45m bid for Manchester United target Marco Reus.

After a stellar performance at the SWC, Aston Villa centre-back Ron Vlaar is a £6m target for Roma.

Leicester City and Southampton are playing watchdog as Connor Wickham declined a new and improved contract from Sunderland.

Reports suggest that Arsenal are not willing to make Sami Khedira their highest paid player and are opting to end their pursuit of the German midfielder.

Forgotten Manchester United midfielder, Bebe, has been linked with a move to Benfica. The Red Devils are also reluctant to pay £34m for Arturo Vidal as claims suggest Louis Van Gaal reckons the Chilean is overpriced.

Michael Dawson’s move from Tottenham Hotspur to Hull City is at a 'stalemate', Steve Bruce has admitted.


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