This week’s Rumour Mill features Gareth Bale’s potential move to Manchester United and Jamie Vardy’s shock possible transfer to Everton.
Reds to meet representatives of wanted Lyon striker
According to The Express, Jurgen Klopp has set his sights on a big-name striker signing and Alexandre Lacazette seems a good fit with Liverpool ready to rival Arsenal and Manchester United as they look to snatch the £50 million-rated striker.
Lacazette was keen on a move to Atletico Madrid but the Spanish have been hit with a transfer ban until January, which makes Lacazette chances of moving to Madrid look slim. With interest of playing in the Champions League, Liverpool seems a good destination.
Everton lining up replacements for Lukaku
Everton line up shock move for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy as Lukaku is being linked with a move away from the Merseyside with Manchester United and Chelsea the likely destination for the Belgian, reports The Express.
Vardy signed a new four-year deal with The Foxes last summer but after a disappointing campaign, he could be looking to move on to greener pastures.
Juventus plot move for Arsenal keeper
According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is close to agreeing a move with Juventus with the deal said to around £14 million. Buffon is still to confirm whether he is retiring or not, however with Szczesny having just one year left on his Gunners contract, Arsene Wenger will be keen to cash in on him.
Real Madrid to begin bidding process for goalkeeper
Real Madrid will launch their move for David de Gea next week, they were waiting for the season to officially conclude and then make a move for the keeper, reports the Daily Mail.
Zidane didn’t want this issue to play a distraction in the Champions League final and with the club securing their 12th crown they are now officially ready to launch their bid for the Manchester United man.
However, after last night’s killer final performance from Keylor Navas, Real Madrid will need to reassess whether they need the keeper switch?
Mancini lines up reunion with former City player at Zenit
According to The Sun, Roberto Mancini wants to reunite with former City player Mario Balotelli as he looks set to kick-start Zenit’s summer singing. Balotelli is out of contract next month and it would perfect for Mancini to snap the striker who scored 15 times in 20 league starts for French club Nice.
Manchester United change focus to another Madridista
Manchester United have turned their focus to Gareth Bale after failing to in their pursuit with Antoine Greizmann who looks set to stay at Atletico Madrid.
According to The Sun, The Red Devils are lining up a £100 million bid for the Welshman Gareth Bale who encountered a difficult spell at Real Madrid due to injuries. His place in the starting 11 now looks in jeopardy with Isco making the most of the given opportunity by putting up top class performances.