- Manchester City does not stop. The Mirror claims the club will offer €30 million for Real Madrid’s Argentinian midfielder, Ángel di María.
- Nicklas Bendtner claims “Five or six clubs” are having negotiations with him, and he hopes to officially depart from Arsenal soon.
Arsenal will try to sign no less than 3 leading players in the next few days – Gonzalo Higuaín of Real Madrid, ?lkay Gündo?an from Borussia Dortmund, and Lars Bender from Bayer Leverkusen
- Éric Abidal and Pep Guardiola on their way to an exciting reunion in Bayern Munich? The defender, who was released from Barcelona, said: “Guardiola knows my situation and would very much want me on his team”.
- The Daily Mail reports Arsenal will try to sign no less than 3 leading players in the next few days – Gonzalo Higuaín of Real Madrid, ?lkay Gündo?an from Borussia Dortmund, and Lars Bender from Bayer Leverkusen, all for €72 million.
- Also published in The Mirror that Tottenham joined Borussia Dortmund in the race for Atlético Mineiro’s Brazilian midfielder’s, Bernard, signature. Tottenham will also try to sign Fulham’s wing player Alex Ka?anikli?.
- The Telegraph claims Westham is concerned the Andy Carroll deal will not be signed, and is thinking of offering €12 million for Vitesse Arnhem’s striker Wilfried Bony as well.
- Stevan Joveti?, Fiorentina’s Montenegrin striker, made an interview to Gazzetta Dello Sports and said he will leave the club and has been having negotiations with Juventus.
- Reports in England claim Chelsea has passed Manchester United in their efforts to sign Porto’s French player, Eliaquim Mangala.
- Leverkusen’s menager, Michael Rashka, said Kevin De Bruyne is not expected to arrive to the club, as José Mourinho is planning on him for the next season. André Schürrle is also on his way to Stamford Park.
- Tottosport claims Roma has made an offer of €6.5 million to Udinese Calcio for Moroccan defender Mehdi Benatia.
- Laurent Blanc intervied to La Provence and said: “I’d like to go back to coaching, but there’s nothing serious at the moment”, thus denying rumors of him coaching Roma.
Done Transfer Deals:
- Red-Bull Salzburg signed Hungarian goal keeper Péter Gulácsi, who transferred from Liverpool.
- Levante UD signed Austrian Andreas Ivanschitz from Mainz for 3 seasons.
- Alkmaar signed defender Jan Wuytens on a free transfer from Utrecht.