Paper Talk Sunday 28th July - Football Hub

Paper Talk Sunday 28th July

Gareth Bale

Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas has refused to comment on increasing speculation that Real Madrid have made an offer for Gareth Bale, and that the 24-year-old forward has asked for a move.

Gareth Bale is said to be the subject of a huge bid from Real Madrid

Full story: Sunday Telegraph 

 

The north London club have rejected a bid of what would be a world record £81m for Bale, with Real preparing another offer for £85m.

Full story: Sunday Mirror 

 

Bale is said to be distraught that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has refused Real Madrid’s initial offer.

Full story: The Observer 

Luis Suarez

Arsenal have turned their attention to Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 26, after top target Gonzalo Higuain left Real Madrid to join Napoli.

Full story: Metro 

 

Real Madrid are set to make a move for Suarez.

Full story: The Sunday Times 

 

Wayne Rooney will not be allowed to join one of Manchester United’s rivals for the Premier League title and the champions will only sell the 27-year-old striker if he agrees to move abroad.

Full story: Sunday Mirror 

 

However, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has got £30m to spend on England international Rooney.

Full story: The Sun 

 

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup wants to bring in another striker before the start of the season despite bolstering his attacking options with the £12m record signing of 24-year-old Wilfried Bony.

Full story: Skysports.com 

 

Monaco manager Claudio Ranieri has denied that the French league club want to buy winger Nani, 26, from Manchester United.

Full story: Goal.com 

 

Newcastle United have increased their offer for Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis, 27, to £6.9m.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle 

 

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla, 28, has dismissed speculation linking him to a big-money move to La Liga side Atletico Madrid.

Full story: talkSPORT  

 

Aston Villa have accepted a bid from Blackburn Rovers for midfielder Barry Bannan. The 23-year-old has been training away from Villa’s senior squad after falling out of favour with boss Paul Lambert.

Full story: Birmingham Mail 

 

Newcastle director of football Joe Kinnear has made enquiries about Sunderland’s 28-year-old defender Phil Bardsley.

Full story: Sunday Express 

 

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 25, is a transfer target for Spanish side Valencia.

Full story: Sunday People 

Cesc Fabregas

Manchester United are considering a final £36m bid to sign 26-year-old Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

Full story: Mail on Sunday 

 

Fabregas has agreed to join Manchester United following a secret meeting between the Barcelona star’s agent Darren Dein and Old Trafford executive chief executive Ed Woodward.

Full story: Sunday Express 

 

Celtic hope to sign James McClean but will turn their attention to Porto’s Christian Atsu if a move for the Sunderland winger proves unsuccessful.

Full story: Sunday Express 

 

However, Celtic have denied making bids for McClean and Atsu.

Full story: Scotland on Sunday

 


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