Thursday, 25 June 2015

Bacca to Liverpool FC? Witsel to Man Utd? Di Maria to FC Barcelona?

Axel Witsel to Manchester United
Axel Witsel
The Sun: Leicester have launched a £7million bid to sign unsettled Stoke midfielder Steven Nzonzi.

Also: Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to end Angel Di Maria’s Old Trafford hell.

And: Mark Hughes is poised to complete a £9million swoop for Inter Milan’s wing-king Xherdan Shaqiri.

Plus: Harry Kane and the Young Lions crashed out of the Euro Under-21 finals with their tails firmly between their legs.

Daily Mirror: Real Madrid are ready to launch a £21million raid for Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny.

Daily Star: Manchester United have issued a hands-off warning to Barcelona over Angel di Maria.

Daily Mail: Manchester United have lodged an opening bid for Sergio Ramos and the Real Madrid defender has asked his club to consider it.

Also: Southampton have struck an agreement with Morgan Schneiderlin for the midfielder to leave this summer.

Daily Express: Southampton have reportedly registered their interest in signing Marseille midfielder Giannelli Imbula as a possible replacement for Morgan Schneiderlin.

Metro: Manchester United are in talks with Zenit Saint Petersburg in an attempt to try and sign Belgian international midfielder Axel Witsel.

Also: Sergio Ramos has asked Real Madrid to accept Manchester United’s opening £35million offer for him, according to reports.

And: Liverpool are reportedly preparing to meet Carlos Bacca’s £21.5million release clause to conclude a deal for the striker as soon as possible.

Daily Telegraph: Manchester United are among a host of Premier League clubs that have made enquiries over Liverpool target Carlos Bacca.

Also: Chelsea have opened talks with Ramires over a new contract and a deal is expected to be concluded swiftly.

The Times: Dimitri Payet is expected to have a medical at West Ham United today after the club agreed a £10.7million deal to sign the attacking midfielder from Marseilles.

The Guardian: Aston Villa insist Christian Benteke will not be allowed to leave for anything less than the £32.5m release clause in his contract and are relaxed about holding onto a player who has made it clear he has no intention of signing a new deal and wishes to join a club competing at the top end of the table.

Also: Steve McClaren is considering a bid for the £4m-rated Derby County centre-half Richard Keogh.