Six strikers Man United could spend their Angel Di Maria money on: Ligue 1 frontmen hot favourites

With Angel di Maria set to depart Manchester United this summer, there are a number of players that the money they would receive for him – £46m according to the Daily Express – we’ve highlighted six players that the club would do well to spend the money on. The players below aren’t direct replacements for the Argentine, but rather players that would strengthen other areas of the squad that desperately need bolstering. 6. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – PSG Louis van Gaal is said to be keen to bring in a surprise…

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Brendan Rodgers considering bid to bring £21.7m striker to Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers is reportedly showing no signs of slowing down as the closure of the transfer window looms, and now plans to make a £21.7m bid for Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette, according to the Metro. The Reds have already reacted to their struggles of last season – as Rickie Lambert, Mario Balotelli, and Fabio Borini all failed to grasp their opportunities – by bringing in both Dannys Ings and Christian Benteke, and have Divock Origi available for the first time since he completed his move last summer. Nevertheless, Rodgers apparently remains…

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Liverpool gossip: Reds plan £21.7m deal for striker, and Philippe Coutinho returns to action

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Liverpool: Despite signing Christian Benteke and Danny Ings, Brendan Rodgers is still planning to bolster his attacking options, the Metro report. The Reds are planning a £21.7m bid for Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette. The Merseyside outfit remain in the running to sign Napoli Gonzalo Higuain, the Daily Express report. Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal are also interested in signing the former Real Madrid star. They look set to beat off Premier League competition in the battle to sign Juventus winger Kingsley Coman, according…

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Liverpool rumours: Barcelona man linked, and bizarre move for Balotelli planned

Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Liverpool: The agent of Barcelona full-back Adriano has given Liverpool hope of getting a deal done, after confirming that he plans to leave the Nou Camp this summer, the Daily Star report. Roma are also interested in the defender. Mario Balotelli is set to be offered an Anfield escape this summer. But, before Reds fans get carried away, it is Italian third division side Lupa Castelli that are planning a potential bid, the Daily Express report. The club were founded in 2013, but…

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Manchester United reportedly in talks over move for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette

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Manchester United could be about to land one of Europe’s most highly sought-after forwards, after the Daily Express reported that talks between the Premier League side and Lyon are set to begin over Alexandre Lacazette. However, the Frenchman is just one of several strikers that have been linked with an Old Trafford switch this summer. According to the Metro, Louis van Gaal had been keen on both Edinson Cavani and Robert Lewandowski in this window, while another Metro report suggested that the Pole’s Bayern Munich teammate Thomas Muller was also…

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Manchester United news: Ramos hint, and £70m striker bid lined up

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: The Red Devils have submitted an amazing £70m bid for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller, according to the Daily Star. The Star suggest the Premier League side have already had a £57m offer turned down by the Bundesliga champions. Louis van Gaal has dropped a hint that the club are keen on making a deal for Sergio Ramos happen this summer, the Metro report. When asked if he was interested in bringing the 29-year-old to Old Trafford, the Dutchman responded: “Maybe…

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Liverpool gossip: Aston Villa man’s release clause triggered, but trio of strikers still linked

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Liverpool: The Reds are closing in on the signing of Aston Villa forward Christian Benteke, according to the Liverpool Echo. The club are finally prepared to trigger the Belgian’s £32.5m release clause, meaning the player will soon be able to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical. They will have to pay even more if they hope to lure Alexandre Lacazette to Anfield, the Independent report. The Lyon striker will be available for no less than £35m. The Reds are apparently in talks to…

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Chelsea gossip: Owner steps handle Axel Witsel move, but Pedro deal hangs in the balance

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Blues owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly flown to Russia to personally seal the deal for Axel Witsel, according to the Metro. AC Milan are also interested in the Zenit St Petersburg midfielder. Chelsea’s hopes of completing a move for Pedro are in the balance, after the Daily Express reported that Barcelona have suspended any transfer activity until the conclusion of their presidential elections. The result of the vote will be announced on Saturday. They could also miss out on Stuttgart defender Antonio…

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Liverpool and Arsenal cleared to sign £35m Alexandre Lacazette as Lyon prepare to sell

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Arsenal and Liverpool have been given the green light to less ahead with the pursuit of of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette after coach Hubert Fournier admitted that they may be prepared to let him go for a fee in the region of £35m, the Metro reports. The Frenchman has found himself as one of the most in demand strikers in Europe this summer, following an impressive season in Ligue 1 that saw him bag 31 goals in 38 appearances across all competitions. Liverpool are said to be maintaining an interest…

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Arsenal news and rumours: Lacazette deal moves closer, but ex-player scuppers Barcelona man’s switch

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Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal News and Goals Former Arsenal man convinces Pedro to SNUB Gunners and JOIN Chelsea Arsenal to beat Premier League rivals to signature of Ligue 1 star The Gunners are reportedly leading the chase to sign Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette, who is also attracting the interest of Manchester United and Liverpool, the Metro report. The 24-year-old could be available for around £28m. However, the north London side face a challenge to persuade another target, Barcelona’s Pedro, to the Emirates this…

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Arsenal to beat Premier League rivals to signature of Ligue 1 star

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Arsenal are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Arsenal Gossip (Image) Arsenal fan gets ABSOLUTELY MENTAL Arsene Wenger tattoo Arsene Wenger vows Arsenal will sign top quality players in the transfer window The 24-year-old has been attracting the attention of many of the top clubs around Europe, including fellow Premier League sides Manchester United and Liverpool. However, the Metro suggest that it is the Gunners that will win the chase. According to the Metro, the prospect of playing…

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Liverpool receive boost as Alexandre Lacazette stalls on new deal

Liverpool have received a boost in their search to find a new goalscorer, after reports suggested that Alexandre Lacazette plans to hand in a transfer request at Lyon. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Rumours Raheem Sterling does not deserve so much criticism, after motivation for leaving becomes apparent Liverpool keen on Man City striker should they miss out on Christian Benteke According to the Independent, the 24-year-old is yet to agree a new deal with the Ligue 1 side, and could request a departure in the near future, as he tries…

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Liverpool gossip: Raheem Sterling to snub club tour, while Lyon forward wants move

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Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Liverpool: READ MORE: Liverpool News and Goals Raheem Sterling REFUSES to join Liverpool’s pre-season tour in order to force through Man City move Liverpool keen on Man City striker should they miss out on Christian Benteke Raheem Sterling has reiterated his desire to leave the Reds this summer, and has informed Brendan Rodgers that he does not want to be considered for the club’s pre-season tour of Asia and Australia, according to the London Evening Standard. Manchester City are leading the chase for…

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Liverpool three in, three out: Striker trio targeted, while flops set for sale

Here are six potential transfers involving Liverpool that could well go through this summer, starting with possible arrivals: READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Liverpool flop linked with shock loan to Premier League rivals Barcelona starlet Bobby Adekayne confirms he’s signed for Liverpool Three in:   Christian Benteke – From Aston Villa The Aston Villa man has been heavily linked with a move to Anfield this summer. However, the Liverpool Echo have revealed that the two clubs are far apart in their valuation of the forward, with the Villains wanting…

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Arsenal OFFERED Lyon star forward, but must pay £21m

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Arsenal have been told that they can sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, as long as they pay the French club £21m. READ MORE: Arsenal News  DONE DEAL: Petr Cech SIGNS for Arsenal Arsenal’s potential XI next season including Petr Cech According to The Telegraph, talks have stalled over a new deal for the 24-year-old, which has forced the Ligue 1 side to put forward the relatively low – given the season he has just enjoyed – asking price. He scored 27 times in just 33 games, which made him the…

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Chelsea news and gossip: Blues told to pay £21m for star forward

Here is Monday’s news and rumours concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Rumours Juventus boss CONFIRMS interest in Chelsea playmaker Chelsea to loan three players as part of the Radamel Falcao deal Lyon have told any club – including Chelsea – that should they want star striker Alexandre Lacazette, they will have to pay £21m, the Daily Express report. However, the Ligue 1 side have made a lucrative contract offer to try and tempt the 24-year-old to stay. The Blues are now favourites to land Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir…

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Arsenal news and rumours: Cech deal to be confirmed, and star forward offered to Gunners

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Here is Monday’s news and rumours concerning Arsenal: READ MORE: Arsenal Gossip Arsenal want Portugal star after missing out on Morgan Schneiderlin Arsenal’s potential XI for 2015/16 Petr Cech’s move to the Emirates will be confirmed later today, according to The Independent. The 33-year-old will move from Stamford Bridge for £11m. The Daily Star have suggested that Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette could be on his way to north London this summer, in a deal worth £21m. The Star believe that the Ligue 1 side want to cash in after contract…

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Manchester United target RUTHLESS striker, who’s considering move

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Manchester United are considering the possibility of making a summer bid for Lyon star Alexandre Lacazette, whose future remains uncertain. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Goals Man United strike deal for defender Saturday’s Man United news round up According to the Metro, the 24-year-old has yet to decide whether to leave Stade de Gerland, but there seems little question that he will have several offers on the table should he decide to go. Louis van Gaal appears to be one of the Frenchman’s admirers, and it is not difficult…

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Five strikers Chelsea could sign this summer: Ligue 1 stars and Man United flop all contenders

With Didier Drogba set to move on in the coming weeks, Chelsea will be in the market for somebody to replace him. READ MORE: Chelsea Transfer Gossip However, though they still rely on Diego Costa for the majority of their goals, the Spanish international has had his fair share of injury problems over the course of the campaign, meaning just Loic Remy would be left as the club’s only striker. With that in mind, we have taken a closer look at five names that could come in and do a…

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Ten swap deals that could happen this summer: Chelsea and Man United prepared to offer up stars to land top targets

With the transfer market fast approaching, there will be a number of transfers that will require an extra sweetener to help push a deal through. SEE ALSO: Liverpool willing to trade Sterling for Arsenal pair When money isn’t enough, players are offered up in exchange, and this upcoming window has the scope to see a number of deals being done on this basis. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of ten possible swap deals that could go ahead in the coming months. Felipe Luis (Chelsea) and Koke (Atletico…

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£35m-rated Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette rejects Man United move

Free scoring Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has opened up on his future to confirm that he has decided to turn down a move to Manchester United in order to stay at Lyon, the Daily Star reports. READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer Gossip The 24-year-old has seen himself become one of the most sought after players in the world this summer following a stunning season with Lyon that saw him bag 31 goals – a tally that was bettered only by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. And because of his form…

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