Wednesday, June 18, 2014

All the latest transfer gossip across Europe!

The World Cup Finals are in full swing and what a fantastic tournament it has been so far!
Meanwhile the Premier League fixtures for the forthcoming season were released today, and with less than eight weeks until the start of the Premier League season clubs right across Europe are busily eyeing up prospective new transfer targets. The World Cup finals provides a wonderful shop window for a player to display their talent and secure a lucrative move this Summer. Unsurprisingly transfer rumours are rife as I speak.

Here is a round up of all the latest transfer gossip across Europe today!

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AC Milan, Arsenal, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Ajax, Southampton, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Tottenham, Al-Arabi, Barcelona, Rubin Kazan, Inter Milan, West Ham, Anderlecht, Juventus, St-Etienne, Chelsea, Galatasaray, Atletico Madrid, Paris St-Germain, Manchester City, Wolfsburg, Sevilla, AS Monaco, Valencia, Everton, Porto, Fulham, Leeds United, Hull, West Brom, Zenit St Petersburg, Benfica, Swansea and Crystal Palace, Spartak Moscow, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Newcastle, Hertha Berlin, Leicester City, Port Vale, Burton Albion and Stevenage.............are all caught up in the latest transfer news/rumours across Europe, as we speak.

AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli, 23, is open to a move to Arsenal after his agent revealed 'anything is possible' this summer - The Guardian and Daily Mail

Manchester United are likely to bid for Sami Khedira (right), who has also been a target for Arsenal, after Real Madrid told the 27-year-old midfielder he could leave - Daily Express and

Manchester United have moved into the race to sign Ajax and Holland star Daley Blind, with negotiations to sign Southampton's Luke Shaw having stalled - Daily Mirror

Manchester United’s ongoing push to capture long term target Luke Shaw has been boosted by Southampton’s move to bring in Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor as a potential replacement for the England man - Daily Express.

Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, says he is staying with the German club for the immediate future, despite interest from Manchester United - and Daily Express

Liverpool have opened talks with Bayern Munich over the summer signing of Xherdan Shaqiri (right), according to reports in Germany. The Reds are willing to offer £16m for the Swiss international midfielder - Bild (Germany)

Manchester United have made a £20million offer for Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan and hope to close the transfer in the coming days - The Metro

Manchester United's Nani will move to Inter Milan on loan until the summer with an option for a permanent deal - O Jogo (Portugal)

West Ham have completed the signing of Senegal midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate from Anderlecht on a four-year contract -

Tottenham are willing to listen to offers for striker Emmanuel Adebayor with fellow forward Roberto Soldado also set to be sold - Daily Mirror

Al-Arabi coach Dan Petrescu claims Barcelona playmaker Xavi has signed a pre-contract agreement with the Qatari club -

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has made £15m-rated Paris St-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi, 29 (right), his top transfer target from the World Cup in Brazil. Wenger faces competition for Lavezzi from both Chelsea and Galatasaray also linked with the Argentinian. - The Sun and

Gunners midfielder Santi Cazorla has been linked with a move to La Liga champions Atletico Madrid - The Sun

Rubin Kazan's France international midfielder Yann M'Vila, 23, is set to reject Liverpool and Arsenal in favour of a move to Inter Milan - Daily Star and

Manchester City will resist any attempt by Inter Milan to take striker Stevan Jovetic back to Italy - Daily Mail

Juventus are close to signing Dani Osvaldo from Southampton but Valencia are also interested - Gazzetta Dello Sport (Italy) and Corriere Dello Sport (Italy)

St-Etienne's Kurt Zouma (right) has decided to join Chelsea. However, both sides have still to find an agreement - L'Equipe (France)

Liverpool will consider reviving interest in Wolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez if they fail to agree a deal for Alberto Moreno.
The Sevilla star has been a long-time target for Reds boss Brendan Rodgers, but a move to Anfield appears to have hit the rocks -

Arsenal and Liverpool want Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa, 28, who is keen to play in the Champions League after becoming a free agent - Daily Express

Valencia are better placed than Liverpool or AS Monaco for the signing of Benfica's Andre Gomes - Record (Portugal)

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is confident he can land Barcelona winger Cristian Tello, 22 (right), on a season-long loan, but they could face competition from Porto. The Spanish club seem willing to let him out for the campaign, rather than offload him permanently - The Sun, Daily Mirror and

Porto are preparing for the imminent sale of Fernando to Manchester City - Sport TV (Portugal):

Fulham are poised to make a £6million bid for Leeds United striker Ross McCormack - Daily Mail

Benfica's Argentine defender Ezequiel Garay has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in the past but it seems he is set to join Zenit St Petersburg - and (Argentinian football website)

Newcastle United have offered a deal to Hertha Berlin' for 22-year-old striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga (right) - Daily Mirror and Newcastle Chronicle

Swansea City have reportedly signalled their intent to secure the permanent transfer of Middlesbrough winger Marvin Emnes. Emnes ended the season on loan at the Liberty Stadium, and the Swans are prepared to offer Middlesbrough a fee in the region of £1m for the 26-year-old -

Hull City look to have won the nine-way scramble to land ex-England defender Joleon Lescott, who is a free agent after his Manchester City contract expired - Daily Mirror

Joleon Lescott could become the first signing of the Alan Irvine West Brom era as the Manchester City man reportedly prepares for a medical at The Hawthorns - Birmingham Mail

Crystal Palace are moving closer to a £1.5m deal for former Everton midfielder Diniyar Bilyaletdinov, 29 (right), who spent the second half of last season on loan at Anzhi Makhachkala from Spartak Moscow - Croydon Advertiser

Middlesbrough are keeping tabs on Sammy Ameobi, with Newcastle open to offers for the 22-year-old forward - Newcastle Journal

Manchester City keeper Costel Pantilimon has joined Sunderland - and could replace Vito Mannone as first choice - Newcastle Chronicle and Sunderland Echo

Premier League newcomers Leicester City are interested in Port Vale's out-of-contract defender Joe Davis, 20, who has been offered a new deal by the Valiants - Stoke Sentinel

Burton Albion have announced the signing of forward Lucas Akins from Stevenage -

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