Despite it being the opening weekend of the Premiership, the newspapers haven’t taken advantage of some poor performances to try and bait you through to their sites with some ridiculous transfer stories. Here’s what’s out there at the moment.
Manchester United bid £24 million for Mehdi Benatia of Roma and prepare fresh talks with Sporting Lisbon over a deal for Marcos Rojo. Liverpool are still interested in a deal for Radamael Falcao but he’d prefer in Real Madrid. Benfica are targetting QPR keeper Cesar as they need to offload his £100k per week wages. Leroy Fer moves a step closer to moving from Norwich to QPR. West Ham agree a deal for Marseille midfielder Morgan Amalfitano. ~Daily Mail
Samuel Eto’s move to Liverpool is in question as police look to question him over posting intimate pictures of his ex-girlfriend online. Tottenham make a third bid for Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. ~Daily Mirror
Freddy Guarin will cost Tottenham £10 million plus Roberto Soldado say reports from Italy, but in the same news story, it also says he will cost them £4 million plus Roberto Soldado. Arsenal have bid accepted by PSG for Adrien Rabiot. Manchester United and Arsenal have been told Douglas Costa will cost £40 million to take him away from Shaktar Donetsk. Carlo Ancelotti tells Arsenal and Manchester United that Sami Khedira and Angel Di Maria are not for sale. ~Daily Star
Arsenal are on the verge of signing Eduardo Vargas from Napoli. ~Talksport
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