The Daily Mail, not one for small headlines, boldly claim that Manchester Uniteds new manager Luis van Gaal is looking to spend £220million on Strootman, Fabregas, Hummels, Fabregas and Miranda. Oh, and Luke Shaw, Koke, William Carvalho, Jordy Clase and Daley Blind. Fernando Torres, guilty of one of the most comical misses of the close season, has turned down the chance to join Inter Milan… Lucky Milan! Liverpool meanwhile, not content with buying Southampton, are now expressing an interest in ex-Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas. Finally, Tottenham have been linked with Ben Davies from Swansea City.
The Metro are suggesting, via Sky, that a fee has been agreed with Loic Remy of QPR – despite him admitting that he wants to join Chelsea.
Chelsea, who already had a fantastic striker playing at Everton last season, are using said striker – Romelu Lukaku as a bargaining chip in their efforts to sign Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid. The Daily Express also say that Southampton want £30million EACH for Adam the Llama and Luke Shaw, Manchester United have made Kevin Strootman their number one priority for midfiel and Barcelona are tempting Manchester City and Arsenal with the £30million sale of Cesc Fabregas.
A Daily Mirror exclusive as Frank Lampard signs for MLS newcomers New York City along with David Villa (I don’t know whether that bit is an exclusive as the MEN ran a story on it yesterday). Liverpool teenager Raheem Sterling is to be awarded for a fantastic season by being paid £100k per week in a new contract. Spurs are looking at Steven Caulker from Cardiff City as they look to reduce money due to their relegation. Bender to Arsenal. Barca reject Uniteds Sanchez bid. Seydou Keita to Liverpool. Lallana to Tottenham and Cesc Fabregas on his way to Arsenal (again).
The Daily Star have some good news for Liverpool fans as they suggest that Harry Redknapp is looking to lure away Glen Johnson to QPR. Liverpool make a £25million take it or leave it offer for Adam Lallana and Manchester City are set to bid for Cesc Fabregas.