- Following Dortmund, Schalke, Leverkusen and Newcastle, Anzhi is also in the race for St Étienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
- Sky Italy claim Chelsea will offer €30 million and Fernando Torres for Napoli’s Edinson Cavani.
€30 million and Fernando Torres for Napoli’s Edinson Cavani
- Bayern Munich will extend the contract of Claudio Pizarro and Daniel Van Buyten.
- The Daily Mirror claims that Manchester United is also interested in Gareth Bale, along with Manchester City and Chelsea, providing they will be willing to pay up a nice sum of £80 million. Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Pérez, said “Gareth Bale was born to play for Real Madrid”.
- Do we have a city battle? Daily Mail claims that Manchester United is not alone in chasing Cesc Fàbregas, Manchester City are also in the race for Barcelona’s midfielder.
- Luis Suárez is implying – “I spoke to my agent, theres nothing concrete, but it will be very hard to say no to Real Madrid. I love Liverpool and the fans, but my family has suffered a lot. I will not suffer from the English media anymore”.
- The Sun is claiming: its official, José Mourinho signed with Chelsea for 4 seasons for £40 million.
- Coach Manuel Pellegrini admits: “I have an agreement with Manchester City, we have not signed anything yet, I hope they will hold up to the agreement.
- After rumors of Napoli being interested in Martin Škrtel we found out that the Liverpool defender is also courted by Arsenal.
- Atlético Madrid is seeking replacement for Radamel Falcao: England claims that the King’s Cup holders will offer Aston Villa £20 million for Christian Benteke, Villa’s Belgian skilled striker, who scored 19 goals this season in the Premier League.
Done Transfer Deals:
- Mark Hughes is Stoke City’s new coach after signing a 3 year contract.
- Montpellier confirmed they have signed Djamel Bakar, who will be coming on a free transfer from Nancy for four seasons. The striker finished the last season with 5 goals.