Transfer news LIVE
- Man Utd are willing to sell Romelu Lukaku this summer as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans a squad overhaul
- Liverpool are preparing for life without Mohamed Salah – and they may have found a replacement
- Alexandre Lacazette hints he’s unhappy at Arsenal under Unai Emery
- Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that Olivier Giroud will stay at Chelsea
17:05 UPDATE: Zidane statement
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has admitted the club will be making changes this summer and the Frenchman knows what he wants in his new additions.
Real have been linked with a number of Premier League stars and Zidane is set to be busy as he looks to strengthen the squad.
“I know exactly what I want,” he said. “Nothing is ever concrete with these things, it’s just what you aim to do, your desire to change certain things, that’s all.
“We have talked about player profiles and that is clear in my head. We’ll see what we can do.
“What is certain is that there will be changes. You can never stand still.”
14:55 UPDATE: Salah to Real Madrid demand
Mohamed Salah is wanted by Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane – but the Spanish giants must fork out £156million to meet Liverpool’s asking price, Gazzetta dello Sport journalist Nicolo Schira claims.
“Zinedine Zidane wants Mohamed Salah to reinforce his Real Madrid attack,” he tweeted.
“Juventus are also working on the Egyptian, but Liverpool value the player at €180m (£156m).”
Salah has struggled to hit the heights of last season this time out, however, the winger has still netted 19 Premier League goals.
Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool are preparing for life without Mohamed Salah
13:55 UPDATE: Zaha on the move?
Wilfried Zaha has hinted he’s keen to quit Crystal Palace to play Champions League football.
“I have to experience the Champions League,” he said. “I just need the opportunity, that’s it. And I’ll do the rest.
“I’m too ambitious. And not ambitious just to play for a top club, but to win things at club level and with the Ivory Coast.
“For me to be better, to achieve what I know I am capable of, I have to aim to play at the very highest level, to win trophies.
“I’m blessed to have come this far in my playing career. But I feel like there is so much more I have to offer.”
Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is keen to spend
13:05 UPDATE: Rangers talks
Steven Davis is locked in talks with Rangers over a permanent move to Ibrox.
Davis said: “We have had conversations and that’s obviously something we will look to do. I am just concentrating on the games at the minute but I would like to be here.
“I feel I have got a big part to play, I feel I can bring a lot to the team. I feel we have a hungry group of players who have a real desire to start bringing trophies back to the club.
“There’s been a lot of good work and good progress done this season and we need to try and take that to another level next year.”
Transfer news LIVE: Tottenham are keen to spend
12:10 UPDATE: Coutinho Liverpool exit claim
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp always expected his side to thrive without Philippe Coutinho.
The Brazil international quit Anfield for Barcelona back in January 2018.
However, according to The Times, Klopp was willing to sell Coutinho because he always believed his side would cope without him.
Klopp thought the spirit at the club would be key to them surviving without Coutinho.
Transfer news LIVE: Wilfried Zaha has hinted he’s keen to quit Crystal Palace
11:20 UPDATE: Real Madrid to spend big
Real Madrid will have £430million to spend this summer, according to Fabio Capello.
“I was in Barcelona and I was told that this year Real Madrid have €500m (£430m) to spend,” said Capello.
“I asked, ‘Are you sure?’
“The answer was yes and that came from someone who knows a lot about Real Madrid.”
Transfer news LIVE: Philippe Coutinho has been linked with a Premier League return
10:35 UPDATE: Solskjaer confirms plans
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Man Utd are ready to splash the cash this summer.
“I know there has been loads of criticism,” he said. “I don’t know if all these critics know what is happening.
“We have got scouts scouring the planet for good footballers. I’m confident we are doing what we can to get the right players in.
“We’ll sign players that we think are the right fit personality wise, quality wise, price wise, and can you have longevity here at this club.”
Transfer news LIVE: Real Madrid are ready to spend big
10:05 UPDATE: Gerrard wants Liverpool deal
Steven Gerrard wants Ryan Kent back at Rangers next season but is not sure where Liverpool stand regarding the player’s future.
“I don’t know what Liverpool value Ryan at,” Gerrard said.
“I don’t even know if Liverpool want to sell him or not.
“The only question I can answer on Ryan Kent is, ‘Do I want him back next year?’ – and the answer to that question is, ‘Yes, more than anyone’.”
Transfer news LIVE: Paul Pogba could leave Man Utd
09:35 UPDATE: Everton want Lukaku sale
Everton are keen for Manchester United to sell Romelu Lukaku this summer – because it will pocket them a tidy fee.
The Times claim the Red Devils will listen to offers for the 25-year-old.
And Everton could pocket £5m if Lukaku leaves Old Trafford this summer.
Lukaku left Everton to join United in July 2017 for £75million, however, the Belgium international has struggled to impress regularly.
Transfer news LIVE: Kalidou Koulibaly could join Man Utd
09:05 UPDATE: Koulibaly talks rumours
Manchester United target Kalidou Koulibaly has refused to be drawn on speculation linking him with a move to Old Trafford.
“The future?,” he said.
“I am a Napoli player and I will give one hundred percent to win something with this shirt.
“The market is full of talk.
“I prefer facts, which then help us win and become great together.”
Transfer news LIVE: Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is keen to spend
08:40 UPDATE: Sancho decision
Man City are ready to rival Man Utd in the race to sign Jadon Sancho.
German newspaper Bild claim City are desperate to stop the Borussia Dortmund winger from joining their arch rivals.
City sold Sancho, 19, to Dortmund for around £10m – and Pep Guardiola could now re-sign the winger.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a big fan of Sancho, with the United boss desperate to overhaul his squad this summer.
Transfer news LIVE: Lukaku could leave Man Utd
08:20 UPDATE: Man Utd shock exit
Man Utd are willing to listen to offers for Romelu Lukaku this summer.
The Daily Telegraph say the striker is open to quitting Old Trafford at the end of the season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ready to overhaul his squad at United in hope of mounting a Premier League title charge next time out.
Inter Milan, PSG and Bayern Munich are all eyeing a move for Lukaku this summer.
Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd want Jadon Sancho
08:00 UPDATE: Liverpool identify Salah replacement
Liverpool are preparing for life without Mohamed Salah, French outlet Le10 Sport claim.
Reports in Spain this week said Salah is keen to quit Anfield this summer, however, the Egyptian’s agent has since denied those claims.
However, Le10 Sport reckon Liverpool are on the hunt for a replacement should Salah decide to quit.
And Lille star Nicolas Pepe tops their shortlist, with Chelsea and Barcelona also eyeing the winger.
Transfer news LIVE: Alexandre Lacazette hints he’s unhappy at Arsenal
07:40 UPDATE: Lacazette unhappy at Arsenal
Arsenal ace Alexandre Lacazette has hinted that there are problems with Unai Emery after the star was substituted during Thursday’s win over Napoli.
“I am happy when I play, of course, like any player,” Lacazette told RMC Sport.
“When I’m on the pitch, of course there is joy. On the field and off, I keep smiling. You have to smile in life.
“I do one of the most beautiful jobs in the world, even if I could be even happier.”
Transfer news LIVE: Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that Olivier Giroud will stay at Chelsea
07:20 UPDATE: Chelsea exit ruled out
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that Olivier Giroud will stay at Stamford Bridge next season, despite speculation that the striker could leave.
“He is sure, because the club has an option for another year, another season,” Sarri said to Sky Sports.
“I spoke to the club two days ago and we agreed to exercise the option.
“So, he will remain.”
Published at Sat, 20 Apr 2019 17:00:00 +0000