Paper Talk: Saturday's football transfer rumours

Last Updated May 20 2017, 10:59Football

All the best football rumours from Saturday's newspapers.


Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is plotting a shock £25m move to re-sign Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has told Kylian Mbappe's suitors that £86m won't be enough to lure him away.

Chelsea will reportedly sell midfielder Kenneth Omeruo for £7m.


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is going head to head with Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola as they chase Benfica keeper Ederson.

Sunderland boss David Moyes has slapped a £30m price tag on keeper Jordan Pickford, who has been strongly linked with Everton following the Black Cats' relegation.

Southampton have joined the list of English clubs keeping tabs on Nigerian teen sensation Henry Onyekuru. The 19-year-old has caused a stir in Belgium, scoring 21 goals for top-flight side Eupen this season.

Bournemouth are hoping Jack Wilshere's loan spell from Arsenal has changed the perception of them and opened the door to further high-profile signings as they chase Chelsea trio Asmir Begovic, Nathan Ake and John Terry.  

Middlesbrough's England defender Ben Gibson has hinted at a summer transfer following their relegation to the Championship, admitting he feels as if he belongs in the Premier League.

Aston Villa are preparing to offload Micah Richards, Tommy Elphick, Aaron Tishbola, Jordan Veretout, Carles Gil, Pierluigi Gollini, Jordan Amavi and Aly Cissokho to bankroll a push for promotion.

Arsene Wenger has agreed to a backroom shake-up which will see him stay on as Arsenal manager.

Sacked Watford manager Walter Mazzarri is planning a Premier League comeback - and claims he will speak fluent English when he lands his next job here.


Manchester City are close to signing Monaco defender Fabinho and are also planning an £80m double raid  for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho and winger Gelson Martins.

Slaven Bilic will hold talks with West Ham bosses on Monday, but is expected to keep his job. 

David Moyes has slapped a £30m price tag on Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. 

Sam Allardyce is in the running to snap up Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe for Crystal Palace.

Wojciech Szczesny says leaving Arsenal on loan was the best thing that could have happened to his career.


Manchester United have made the first move of the summer after reaching an agreement to sign Espanyol wonderkid Arnau Puigmal once the transfer window opens.

Antonio Conte says any discussions over his Chelsea future will take place after the FA Cup final.


Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has amde Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez his top summer transfer target.


Arsene Wenger is poised to stay at Arsenal after indicating that he  is now prepared to work with a new sporting director and accept changes  in the club's structure. 


Leicester City are braced for a struggle to retain the services of Riyad  Mahrez amid persistent interest from Arsenal, Tottenham and at least  one other Premier League club. 

Marco Silva will confirm his departure from Hull City next week and is set to open talks with Watford about taking over as their head coach.

Ronald Koeman will consider freezing Ross Barkley out of his plans if  the midfielder's future is not resolved by the time that Everton return  for pre-season training in July. 

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