Weekly Transfer Gossip – A Look At Our Rivals


According to Italian newspaper Corriere Dello Sport, Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is admired by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, is believed to be pushing for a transfer to the North London side. Arsenal had reportedly launched a 43.3 million pound bid for the Argentine on Wednesday but was rejected by Napoli.

Source – metro

Arsenal are targeting 10 million rated Manchester United defender Johnny Evans. The Northern Island International has one year left on his contract and has been used as a bit part player by Van Gaal last season.

Source – mirror

Manchester City

Manchester City has reportedly agreed a 49 million pound fee for Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling. According to Sky Sports, Manchester City has finally accepted the fee demanded by Liverpool. The 20-year-old wantaway winger had been skipping training with the Liverpool side in anticipation of the deal.

Source – skysports

Manchester City have announced the signing of French U 18 international David Faupala. The youngster is expected to move to the club’s academy.

Source – twitter

Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph has reportedly turned down the chance to sign for Manchester City. Delph, who was reportedly very close to signing for Manuel Pellegrini’s side, has made a statement on Villa’s website, where he has made it clear that he is not leaving.

Source – sportsmole

Manchester United

Manchester United have stepped up their pursuit of 27-year-old defender Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica and have offered right back Rafael as a makeweight. Cassiano Pereira, Rafael’s agent, has said that Rafael is ready to move to Benfica, and negotiations have begun over the swap deal.

Source – Dailymail

After the departure of Falcao, Van Persie’s imminent move to Fenerbahce and after being told by Bayern that Thomas Muller is not for sale, Manchester United are looking for a new striker, and they have supposedly identified Edinson Cavani as a replacement. The striker is said to be unsettled at PSG and is valued at around 60 million pounds.

Source – Dailystar

Manchester United’s hunt for a new striker has prompted them to enter the race for Christian Benteke, and Louis Van Gaal is reportedly ready to pay the 32.5 million pound release clause.

Source – thesun


According to reports in Italy, Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez is close to completing a switch to Liverpool, with Mario Balotelli moving the other way.

Source – metro

Liverpool have made a 22 million pound bid for Real Madrid youngster Denis Cheryshev. The 24-year-old Russian, who was on loan at Villareal last season, is deemed surplus by Rafa Benitez.

Source – sportsmole

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Edited By: Karan Dubey

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