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David Moyes has been handed a challenging first task as Manchester United manager in keeping hold of the England striker, who has handed in a transfer request for a second time. We opened betting with an even split market as to whether he will stay or go, but the money has predominantly come for the 27-year-old to get his way, so we're now 7/4 for him to stay. Betting on his next club does, however, remain wide open, with Chelsea, Bayern Munich and PSG the favourites to secure his services.
The Tottenham star has emerged as one of the game's most in-demand players following a stunning campaign. Spurs' ability to keep the Welshman looks likely to depend on whether they can secure Champions League football for next season. Real Madrid have been the favourites to secure his services since being linked last summer, while Manchester United look the other most likely destination. Given his qualities, Europe's biggest clubs are considered in the betting but Spurs remain hopeful that he will stay faithful and sign a new contract.
Favourites: Real Madrid
Bayern Munich remain favourites to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski despite a deal being denied. With Rooney's future in doubt could Manchester United try and sign the Pole? Has he been earmarked as David Moyes' marquee signing? And what about Chelsea? If Jose Mourinho arrives surely he would be interested. After all, Lewandowski hit four against Mourinho's Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final. The money still suggests Bayern, but that could all change
Favourites: Bayern Munich
The Uruguay striker's days look to be numbered at Napoli with various suitors linked. In one of the most interesting player transfer markets, Manchester City (7/4) Real Madrid (9/2) and Chelsea (10/1) are amongst the favourites for his signature. Don't rule out Paris Saint-Germain (5/1) though. The Parisians enjoy a big money summer signing and at an asking price expected to be around £50m, they are certainly one of the sides that could afford the fee.
Favourites: Manchester City
The 21-year-old is regarded as one of the hottest prospects in Spanish football, with eight goals from midfield this season. Current Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini is thought to want to take the player with him to Manchester City should he join the club this summer. The big two in Spain will be well aware of what he can do as well and both Real Madrid and Barcelona are priced at a generous 20/1 to capture his signature.
Favourites: Manchester City
The Colombian is regarded by many as the best striker in Europe. Manchester United (10/1) were thought to be chasing his services but they have been leapfrogged as favourites by Monaco, who were believed to have already held a meeting with the player's representatives. It's hard to imagine that such a player would leave Spain for the French league but odds elsewhere, Bayern Munch (25/1) and Barcelona (50/1) for example, would suggest otherwise.
The powerful striker's future remains up in the air, with Liverpool expected to make their most expensive signing available when he returns from his loan spell with West Ham. A return to Newcastle has attracted the most backing, prompting us to make a second stint at St James' Park odds-on, while a permanent move to Upton Park is considered Carroll's other option. Tottenham and Stoke have also been backed but only with small stakes, so it looks a two-horse race to secure his services.
If the money is correct then Moyes' first signing as United manager will be a man who served him so well at Goodison Park, scoring 12 goals in a more advanced role this season. The Belgium international has recently spoken of his desire to play in the Champions League, naturally prompting speculation of a departure, while Chelsea have also been linked. Indeed, the Blues were the favourites to sign him before a run of bets, which coincided with Moyes' appointment at the Old Trafford helm, on United landing the towering midfielder.
Favourites: Manchester United
The 21-year-old looked destined to return to Liverpool in January with the Reds odds-on to sign him. However, nothing materialised and Tottenham are now best backed to secure the winger with the Anfield outfit out to 5/2, while Reading and Swansea are also considered in the betting at 12/1 apiece.