08:25 UPDATE: Man Utd readying £50m offerMan Utd are ready to pay £50m for Crystal Palace stars Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Patrick Van Aanholt.The Sun s
08:25 UPDATE: Man Utd readying £50m offer
Man Utd are ready to pay £50m for Crystal Palace stars Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Patrick Van Aanholt.
The Sun say Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sees the duo as upgrades for his Old Trafford back four ahead of the summer window.
Solskjaer sees Wan-Bissaka as the perfect long-term replacement for Antonio Valencia at United.
As for Van Aanholt, the United boss wants Luke Shaw to have to fight for his place in the starting line up.
08:05 UPDATE: Liverpool signing backed
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp should look to sign Ruben Neves from Wolves this summer, Stan Collymore claims.
Collymore said on Malaysian network Stadium Astro: “If Liverpool are champions of Europe, that in itself is a huge catch.
“Players from around Europe will have seen the atmosphere this season and will have seen the type of football that they play.
“Another couple [they could look at], you’re looking at Ruben Neves.
“He’s been on the radar of a couple of clubs, a play-maker, somebody that can get the ball.
“Doesn’t get as many goals as he should, I think he’s got five for the season, but he scores worldies.
“He’s the kind of guy that will get the ball in the final third and has the kind of vision that a David Silva or a Bernardo Silva has.”
07:40 UPDATE: Chelsea eye Hazard replacements
Chelsea have lined up two players who they think could replace Eden Hazard this summer – though any deals are dependent on their FIFA-imposed transfer ban being frozen, BBC Sport’s David Ornstein claims.
Ornstein told BBC Radio 5 Live: “The Hazard question could be contingent to the transfer ban because despite reports to the contrary, his mooted move to Real Madrid is not done.
“[Chelsea director] Marina Granovskaia is putting up a fight on that one.
“If he is sold and the transfer ban is delayed, then I’ve been told they’ve got an interest in Philippe Coutinho.
“His agent is Kia Joorabchian who Chelsea have done a number of deals with in the past.
“There’s possibly also interest in Wilfried Zaha as a replacement for Hazard.
“Zaha, I’m told, if the price is right could well leave Palace this summer despite many Palace fans knowing that’s a bit of a doomsday scenario.”
07:10 UPDATE: Arsenal scouting mission
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has taken it upon himself to oversee the progress of a summer transfer target.
Emery is looking to strengthen his Arsenal squad in the upcoming transfer window and is reportedly looking at bringing in another centre-back into the fold.
The Spaniard has made several visits to watch Getafe play so he can have a closer look at their defender, Djene Dakonam, reports the Telegraph’s chief sports reporter Jeremy Wilson.
“As an aside on Getafe, was told that Unai Emery has been to a few recent games,” Wilson tweeted.
“And presumed to be interested in their centre-back Djene Dakonam.”