Monday's Paper Talk

  • Last Updated: August 11 2014, 15:48 BST

Get all the latest transfer news, gossip and speculation in Monday's Paper Talk.

Angel di Maria: Could be a target for Manchester United
Angel di Maria: Could be a target for Manchester United


Jack Wilshere has warned Arsenal's Premier League title rivals they are ready to make a charge this season.

Manuel Pellegrini admits as many as 12 Manchester City stars may not be ready for the Premier League opener.

Chelsea's Didier Drogba suffered an ankle knock in a friendly in Hungary a week before the start of the season.

Four managers are in the frame to replace Mark Robins at Huddersfield.

Mauricio Pochettino has warned he is ready to axe up to seven of his Spurs stars ahead of the new season.

Charlton and Brentford are interested in Clermont’s £850,000-rated winger Yannis Salibur.


Manchester United are weighing up a £50m move for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria.

Arsenal could offload Lukas Podolski and Joel Campbell as they are both wanted by Galatasaray.

Liverpool made a tentative enquiry to sign Edinson Cavani this summer.

Radamel Falcao will not leave Monaco this summer, according to vice president Vadim Vasilyev.

Manchester United are preparing to step up their efforts to land Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal.

Manchester United target Daley Blind is set to leave Ajax.

West Brom want £5m for midfielder Claudio Yacob.


Arsene Wenger is ready to launch a move for Liverpool's unsettled defender Daniel Agger.

Tottenham are on the verge of signing MLS star DeAndre Yedlin.

Chris Brunt has signed a new contract with West Brom.


Manchester City are poised to finally complete the £32m capture of Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala.

Glenn Hoddle is on the brink of a shock return to football management as first-team coach under Harry Redknapp at QPR.

Sunderland have revived their interest in Brighton's Will Buckley and are offering £2.5m for the winger.

Swansea City have expressed an interest in Nice left-back Timothee Kolodziejczak and will try and wrap-up a £7m deal for Napoli defender Federico Fernandez in the next 48 hours.

Arsenal are ready to challenge Manchester United for German centre-half Mats Hummels.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is ready to axe Rafael following talks with the right-back on Saturday.

Queens Park Rangers are in talks over a deal for Villarreal midfielder Jonathan de Guzman.


Cardiff are willing to double the wages of West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison to bring him to south Wales.

Aston Villa are in talks to sign Colombia international midfielder Carlos Sanchez from Elche.


Southampton want to make Steaua Bucharest centre-back Florin Gardos their sixth summer signing and are also interested in Sporting Lisbon left-back Marcos Rojo.

Atletico Madrid are back in for Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado.

Liverpool are set to complete a £16m deal for Sevilla's Alberto Moreno.

West Brom are interested in West ham winger Matt Jarvis.

Leeds have rejected a £4.5m bid from Southampton for right-back Sam Byram.

West Ham are one of several clubs watching Manchester City winger Albert Rusnak, who is on loan at Cambuur Leeuwarden.

Manchester City striker Devante Cole is wanted by Motherwell.

Charlton are in talks to sign Costa Rica international midfielder Celso Borges.


Paris St Germain are interested in Chelsea winger Andre Schurrle, but a deal is unlikely.

Sunderland are set to lose out to Udinese for the signing of Bologna midfielder Panagiotis Kone.

Galatasaray have joined Atletico Madrid in showing an interest in Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado.