Paper Talk Monday 29th July - Football Hub

Paper Talk Monday 29th July

Edgar Davids

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is giving midfielder Gareth Bale, 26, the silent treatment over Real Madrid’s bid to sign him.

Full story: Daily Mirror 


Trabzonspor have confirmed former Chelsea duo midfielder Florent Malouda, 33, and defender Jose Bosingwa, 30, will finalise their respective moves to the club on Monday night.


Full story: The Daily Mail 

Liverpool pursue loan move for versatile Benfica defender Lorenzo Melgarejo, 22, and see him as possible cover for Jose Enrique.

Full story: Daily Mirror 


Arsenal could be disappointed in their chase for midfielder Bernard, 20, after the player’s father confirmed that Brazilian team-mate, 27-year-old striker Hulk, has persuaded the youngster Porto would be a better club at which to develop.

Full story: Daily Express 


Bayern Munich are ready to offer £40m for Chelsea midfielder David Luiz, 26 after boss Pep Guardiola put out feelers for the player while he starred for Brazil at the Confederations Cup.

Full story: The Sun. 


Luiz is not pushing to leave Chelsea, but Bayern Munich made contact with Chelsea over the weekend with a £34.5m bid.

Full story: Daily Telegraph 

Ex-Tottenham striker Gary Lineker and former chairman Lord Alan Sugar have been locked in a Twitter debate over Real Madrid’s reported £86m offer for Spurs’ Gareth Bale.

Full story: The Metro 


Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse will play for the first team in Tuesday’s friendly against Scottish side St Mirren. The 28-year-old has not been involved earlier in pre-season after refusing to wear the club’s shirts branded with pay-day loan sponsors Wonga.

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Fulham’s Swedish midfielder Alexander Kacaniklic, 21, will miss the start of the Premier League campaign after he was injured during Sunday’s 1-0 pre-season defeat by Werder Bremen.

Full story: London 24 


QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has taken to twitter to reveal the exodus of players will continue in the coming weeks as the Hoops prepare for life in the Championship.

Full story: The Metro 

AC Milan are keen on signing Argentine defender Matias Silvestre, 28, from local rivals Inter Milan.

Full story: Corriere (Italian) 


Cameroon defender Henri Bedimo, 29, is close to leaving Montpellier for Olympique Lyonnais.

Full story: L’Equipe (French)


Former Champions League winner Edgar Davids, 40, says he will wear Barnet’s number one shirt in midfield during this season’s Skrill Premier campaign.

Full story: the Guardian 


New Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola appeared to slap 22-year-old midfielder Thiago Alcantara in the face during a talk with his players on the pitch during the German Super Cup tie with Borussia Dortmund. Guardiola lost his first competitive game in charge of Bayern 4-2.

Full story: Daily Mail


Stephane Mbia is ready to stay with QPR in the Championship this season.

Full story: Fulham Chronicle


Roberto Martinez believes Ross Barkley can make a big impact at Everton this season.

Full story: Liverpool Echo


Newcastle United are apparently ready to cool their interest in Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle


West Bromwich Albion have failed in a bid to sign Argentina international defender Federico Fernandez on loan from Napoli.

Full story: Express



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