Thursday 22nd March 2018
Manchester United thought long and hard about Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, 24. Now they are definitely thinking about making a bid for him next summer.
Chelsea want to bring the comedy defending stylings of Toby Alderweireld, 29, after discovering he has a £25m release clause in his Tottenham contract.
The biggest hint that Emre Can, 24, is leaving Liverpool. He wants to play for “a very big club” next season. Ouch…
Don’t let Jorginho, 26, hear that or he won’t want to move from Napoli to Anfield. Arsenal are also set to miss out on the midfielder.
The Gunners can console themselves with 20-year-old Benfica defender Ruben Dias, 20, who isn’t represented by Jorge Mendes otherwise Wolves would in like Flint.
It’s easier to list the clubs who aren’t interested in signing Manchester United defender Luke Shaw, 22. Everton are among the 40 or so to declare their love for the portly left-back.
Everton are worried Jack Wilshere will feel lonely so are ready to land Besiktas midfielder and former Arsenal youngster, Oguzhan Ozyakup, 25, on a free transfer.
Busy day at Mirror HQ – Jonny Evans was the name on everybody’s lips last year but Burnley want West Brom defender Craig Dawson, 27, instead.
Joao Mario, 25, reckons he won’t return to Inter Milan at the end of the season. That’s until he finds out West Ham can make his loan deal permanent. Let’s see if he’s so cocky then…