Mourinho told to trim wage bill before adding defender Jose Fonte

Jose Mourinho’s spending spree at Manchester United has come to a juddering halt. The Old Trafford hierarchy has demanded that the wage bill be trimmed before the Portuguese is allowed to bring any new players in, leaving him frustrated in...

Arsenal defensive crisis, Mustafi deal at £60m, Jonny Evans £25m alternative

Arsenal’s defensive crisis is no closer to resolution with Valencia playing hardball over the transfer of German international Shkodran Mustafi, 24. Having previously been willing to deal at a lower price, the Spanish club, sensing the Gunners desperation, are demanding...

Everton favourites to land Yacine Brahimi from FC Porto

Everton are favourites to sign Yacine Brahimi, 25, from FC Porto. The two clubs are in talks over a fee with the Portuguese giants wanting £40m for the Algerian winger who has 28 caps for his country. Arsenal were heavily linked...

Tottenham prepare £18m transfer bid for Andriy Yarmolenko

Tottenham Hotspur are preparing to make a move for Dynamo Kiev’s Andriy Yarmolenko, 26. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is a keen admirer of the Ukrainian winger, who was previously a target for Jose Mourinho during his time at Chelsea. Dynamo are...

Gabriel Barbosa set to snub Manchester United & join Barcelona

Manchester United are set to miss out on Gabriel Barbosa, 19, after the Santos forward admitted he would like to play in Barcelona next season. A member of Brazil’s Olympic gold medal winning squad, Barbosa has been linked with a...

Atletico Madrid demand Alexis Sanchez in Jose Gimenez deal

Arsenal’s pursuit of solutions to their defensive crisis took a bizarre twist when Atletico Madrid demanded that Alexis Sanchez, 27, be included in any deal to take Jose Gimenez, 21, to the Emirates. Sanchez, valued at double the £40m Atleti...

Chelsea look to bring in £65m rated striker Mario Mandzukic

Chelsea are looking to raid Juventus’ title-winning squad and bring Mario Mandzukic, 30, to Stamford Bridge this summer. The Blues, reportedly mulling over a £65m move for Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez, 26, are also lining up the Croatian international as...

Joel Campbell finally leaves Arsenal, Sporting Lisbon transfer

Joel Campbell, 24, is set to end his Arsenal nightmare with a move to Sporting Lisbon. The Costa Rican striker has found his first team opportunities limited at the Emirates and is desperate for regular first team football. Campbell made 19...

Arsenal to finally land Valencia’s Shkodran Mustafi, £29m agreed

Arsenal are set to land Shkodran Mustafi, 24, after lodging a £26m bid with Valencia. With bonuses, the fee will rise to £29.5m if agreed. The tortuous negotiations are set to bring Arsene Wenger’s hunt for a centre back to...

Chelsea misfit Juan Cuadrado to sign for Juventus on loan

Juan Cuadrado, Chelsea’s 29 year-old winger, is expected to confirm his return to Juventus on a season-long loan this weekend. New Blues boss Antonio Conte wanted to keep Cuadrado in London this season but has not been persuaded by the...