Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Chelsea FC to sign defender? Liverpool FC star to quit? De Gea to Real Madrid CF?

David De Gea
David De Gea
The Sun: Stoke City will today complete the £12million signing of Xherdan Shaqiri – after Mark Hughes succeeded in landing his top target at the THIRD attempt.

Also: Liverpool midfielder Lucas is heading for the Anfield exit after a fall-out with Brendan Rodgers.

And: Chelsea will today complete the £17million capture of Abdul Rahman Baba.

Daily Mirror: Kevin De Bruyne will tell Wolfsburg he wants to leave after Manchester City made an improved £47million offer for the Belgium star.

Also: Tottenham are leading the race to sign £10million-rated FC Basel wonderkid Breel Embolo.

Daily Star: Real Madrid have submitted a take-it-or-leave-it £21.2m bid for David De Gea.

Daily Mail: Everton are ready to rebuff Chelsea's offer of £30million for John Stones.

Also: Everton manager Roberto Martinez feels it is 'very unfair' that the summer's transfer window is open during the Barclays Premier League season.

And: Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has revealed that he wants his new team-mates to experience the famous Munich beer festival, Oktoberfest, but needs the approval of manager Louis van Gaal.

Plus: Leicester City striker David Nugent is in talks over a move to Middlesbrough after they had a £4million bid accepted.

Daily Express: Chelsea have agreed a deal to bring Baba Rahman to the Bridge.

Also: Celtic are preparing a £3million bid for Club Brugge defender Brandon Mechele should Virgil van Dijk quit Parkhead.

And: Vincent Kompany has warned Chelsea Manchester City want their Premier League title back saying: “We have something to prove.”

Metro: Everton could be on the verge of sealing the transfer of Manchester United defender Jonny Evans after bookmakers slashed the odds on the move.

Also: Pedro should reject a transfer to Manchester United this summer because Louis van Gaal will ruin his career, according to Barcelona legend Hristo Stoichkov.

Daily Telegraph: Tottenham Hotspur are hopeful of injecting some much-needed pace into their attack by completing the signing of Clinton N’Jie this week.

The Times: Xherdan Shaqiri, the Inter Milan winger, has passed a medical and agreed personal terms with Stoke City.

Also: Manuel Pellegrini hailed Yaya Touré’s return to his imperious best after the midfielder spurred Manchester City to an emphatic victory over West Bromwich Albion last night as they served notice of their intentions to claim back the Barclays Premier League title from Chelsea.

And: West Ham United are in talks with Joey Barton, the former Queens Park Rangers midfielder.

Plus: Strange as it may sound, West Bromwich Albion have Vladimir Putin to thank for the arrival of Salomón Rondón, who they bought for a club-record fee of £15 million yesterday.

The Guardian: Manchester City have made a second bid for Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne worth £47m to make the forward the fifth addition of the summer.

The Independent: Manchester United were on Monday night facing an uphill struggle in their battle to secure Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid, with the 29-year-old defender thought to be tempted by a new deal at the Bernabeu in which bonuses would take him to the annual €10m (£7.1m) he has been demanding.