Paper Talk: Tuesday's football transfer rumours

Last Updated July 18 2017, 11:42Football
Pepe Reina
Pepe Reina

Pepe Reina to Manchester City, Arsenal breaking their transfer record again and more in Tuesday's edition of Paper Talk.


Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina has emerged as a surprise target for Manchester City, casting fresh doubt over Claudio Bravo's future at the club. 

Ivan Perisic is hoping to push through a £44m  move to Manchester United, who are growing increasingly confident of  signing the Inter Milan winger in the next 48 hours.

Tottenham Hotspur are close to a deal for Juan Foyth, a 19-year-old centre back valued by Estudiantes at about £8.5m.

West Brom will turn their attentions to Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson after agreeing a loan deal for Ahmed Hegazy.

Mathieu  Debuchy's proposed move to Nice from Arsenal appeared to have collapsed  last night when the French club decided to try to sign Christophe  Jallet from Lyon instead.


Arsene Wenger must smash Arsenal's transfer record for the second time in a month if he wants to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco. 

Chelsea want £60million Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero to replace Diego Costa up front. 

West Ham have moved a step closer to agreeing a big money move for former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, who is now with Bayer Leverkusen. 

Manchester United are ready to make a final attempt to lure Eric Dier from Tottenham, with a massive £60million offer. 

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Demarai Gray is set for new contract talks at Leicester as Roma step up their interest in Foxes winger Riyad Mahrez. 


 Manchester City are closing in on a double raid for Red Star Belgrade wonderkids Luka and Ivan Ilic.

Meanwhile, Kelechi Iheanacho was left out of City's tour party - in order to complete his £25m move to Leicester this week.

Wayne Rooney has been offered the chance to return to Manchester United as a club ambassador.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has dropped a hint he will  re-sign for United by enrolling his sons back into their youth academy. 

Crystal Palace are plotting a loan swoop for Jack Wilshere but the deal is dependent on the midfielder signing a new contract with Arsenal. 


Chelsea are refusing to be dragged into a bidding war for £63m-rated Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata. 


Thomas Lemar remains at the top of Arsene Wenger's wish-list despite clear indications from French champions Monaco that they are not selling the 21-year-old winger. 

Manchester United are confident of signing Ivan Perisic in a £44million deal, with the Croatia winger set to pull out of Inter Milan's pre-season tour to China. 

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata remains Chelsea's number one target in their search for a new centre forward, despite emerging competition from AC Milan.

 Tottenham cool interest in Everton midfielder Ross Barkley as Toffees' £50m asking price deters suitors.

Alexis  Sanchez wants Manchester City switch and believes Arsenal will weaken  in their efforts to stop the £50m forward joining a Premier League  rival.

Birmingham boss Harry Redknapp is looking to take Everton winger Aaron Lennon on loan.

Rafa Benitez has urged Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to keep his promise on transfer funds.

Brazil forward Neymar, 25, will not leave Barcelona because no club is prepared to meet his £195m release clause.


Manchester United hope to tie up a £44million deal for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic who is keen on a move to Old Trafford.

Manchester City are closing in on a deal for former Liverpool goalkeeper  Pepe Reina as Claudio Bravo risks being left in limbo unless he manages  to secure a move away from the Etihad Stadium. 

Crystal Palace have offered around £16m for 22-year-old Arsenal defender Calum Chambers.


Arsenal have rejected a £6.2m offer from Italian side Sampdoria for midfielder Jack Wilshere.

Nice left-back Dalbert Henrique, 23, has confirmed Liverpool have made  an approach for him but says an offer from Inter Milan is  "irresistible".


Arsenal's Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 27, is set to join Italian champions Juventus. 

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