Who Bids the Highest for Cavani and Who Trades Kaka for El Shaarawy?
Thiago Alcântara’s transfer to Manchester United seems close. The Red Devils already met with the players’ father and will now meet with Barcelona to discuss the details of the deal.
An amazing twist in the plot? The Mirror claims Manchester United are planning to offer £59 million for Edinson Cavani, who was too expensive for Manchester City. However, Napoli radio reports that Chelsea has already made a €58 million offer for the player and the deal is on the verge of closing.
An amazing plot twist?
At the same time the fight for Wayne Rooney continues, and this morning reports in the kingdom claim Barcelona also entered the race for the striker, along with Chelsea and Real Madrid, as well as the Red Devils themselves who would like to keep him.
According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, Real Madrid and Milan are brewing a mega-trade in which Kaka will go back to the Rossoneri and Stephan El Shaarawy will go to Spain’s Capital club.
Fiorentina are the preferred candidates to sign with Mario Gomez, when he leaves Bayern Munich.
Juventus made an official offer to Manchester City for Carlos Tévez.
Milan admits they have received offers for Riccardo Montolivo, but declared he is not for sale.
Arsène Wenger plans on breaking Arsenals club record and offer £22 million to Everton for Marouane Fellaini.
Wenger also wants the left-wing defender from Le Havre Benjamin Mendy, who will cost around £2.5 million.
Everton is interested in the Japanese national team star Keisuke Honda and is willing to pay £5 million to CSKA Moscow for him.
Newcastle joined the race after Wilfried Bony, the talented striker from the Ivory Coast. He is also wanted by Everton, Swansea and Anzhi Makhachkala.
Done Transfer Deals:
Dries Mertens, PSV Eindhoven’s midfielder, transferred to Napoli for €9.5 million.
It’s official: Carlo Ancelotti with be the coach of Real Madrid this season. At the same time: PSG appointed Laurent Blanc as theirs.
Defender Curtis Davies transferred from Birmingham to Hull City, who’s now in the Premier League. Davies was a part of the England national team, but never played in its uniforms.
Sam Hendriks signed for 4 seasons in Ajax. The club also signed German striker Marvin Höner for 2 years.
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