Football Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: March 31 2014, 10:59 BST

A look at the football transfer gossip in the day's national newspapers.

Dani Alves: Linked with a move to Manchester City
Dani Alves: Linked with a move to Manchester City


Furious Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has told misfiring strikers Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto'o and Demba Ba he is ready to sell them ALL this summer.

Meanwhile, the Blues are ready to swoop for Nottingham Forest keeper Karl Darlow.

Liverpool are set to make a summer move for Southampton defender Dejan Lovren, 24, after missing out on the Croatia international last year when he left French side Lyon.

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa, 25, could be on his way back to former club Borussia Dortmund on loan after failing to command a regular starting place at Old Trafford.

Mathieu Debuchy has again hinted he is ready to follow his France team-mate Yohan Cabaye out of Newcastle to Paris Saint-Germain.

Southampton's England World Cup hopeful Adam Lallana has been compared to Spain superstars Xavi and Andres Iniesta by his Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino.


Manchester City are aiming to pull off a cut-price £15 million summer swoop for Barcelona defender Dani Alves.

QPR defender Armand Traore is wanted by Italian sides Genoa and Atalanta.

Brazil star Kaka could quit AC Milan for US Major League Soccer in the summer.


Manchester United are targeting Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti, 54, as a potential replacement for David Moyes.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is unconvinced by Jose Mourinho's claims that his Chelsea side are out of the Premier League title race.


Manchester United are plotting an audacious swoop for Tottenham's Aaron Lennon and are ready to offer Mexican striker Javier Hernandez in part-exchange.

Manchester United player-coach Ryan Giggs, 40, could quit his boyhood club at the end of the season after falling out with manager David Moyes.

Spurs players Aaron Lennon and Roberto Soldado took to social media to deny rumours of an altercation in the team's dressing room following Sunday's 4-0 defeat at Liverpool.


Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood says he will continue to watch his side from the stands, despite calls from unhappy Spurs fans for him to direct the team from the technical zone.

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