Man Utd set £75m Martial price
Anthony Martial’s hope of securing an exit from Manchester United have been dented by the Red Devils placing a £75 million ($100m/€85m) price tag on him, reports the Mirror .
The agent for the forward has said his client would like to move on from Old Trafford, with Tottenham, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain reportedly interested.
However, United does not want to sell and hope the high price tag drives off suitors, which it may have already done with Spurs.
Real Madrid bid £50m for Alisson
Real Madrid have made an opening bid of €57 million (£50m/$67m) for Roma goalkeeper Alisson, reports the Daily Mail.
However Roma do not want to sell and have valued the Brazil goalkeeper, who has been chased by Liverpool this summer, at €85m.
Madrid also have Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois as an alternative.
Wilshere uncertain of Arsenal role
Jack Wilshere is uncertain if he will ink fresh terms with Arsenal thanks to concern over his role under manager Unai Emery, according to the Daily Mail .
The midfielder has been offered improved terms by the Gunners, but feels he may end up on the periphery of the squad, which would stagnate his career.
Though Wilshere wants to stay, he has received offers from Everton, Wolves and West Ham, while Juventus lurk as well.
Lopetegui’s language skills to keep Bale at Madrid
Gareth Bale is willing to remain at Real Madrid next season because new Blancos boss Julen Lopetegui’s knowledge of English, reports the Daily and Sunday Express .
Previous Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane did not speak English, and Bale has been unable to learn Spanish since his move in 2013.
But Lopetegui can speak the language, having almost taken the job at Wolves in 2016, and has already had a conversation with Bale, who now feels more secure of his position in the club.
West Ham reopen Pastore talks
West Ham have restarted their pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore according to Sky Sports .
Talks stalled earlier this month as Pastore seeks wages of up to £190,000 ($252K) per-week but West Ham have gone back in over a deal that could come to £17.5m.
PSG are willing to sell Pastore as they look to get compliant with UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations.
Milinkovic-Savic would be ‘great’ in Premier League says Crespo
Retired Argentina star Hernan Crespo believes Serej Milinkovic-Savic would be “great” if he moves to the Premier League.
The midfielder is set to line up in the World Cup for Serbia, where he could prove worth the €100 million price tag that Lazio have set for him.
“If he went to the Premier League next season, he would be great,” Crespo told Goal. “He plays very well as a physical midfielder and he gets into the box almost effortlessly.”
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West Ham face battle over Ligue 1 defender
West Ham continue to discuss a £22 million deal for Toulouse defender Issa Diop, reports the Daily Mail .
Diop, who has also been subject to a bid by Sevilla, is still hoping for better personal terms than what has been offered.
The London club are also after Lukasz Fabianski, Alfie Mawson, Marlon Santos and Felipe Anderson.
Boca Juniors try to keep Spurs target
Boca Juniors are hoping to keep Wilmar Barrios until at least January amid interest from Tottenham, reports the Independent .
The Colombia international has a £14.5 million release clause in his contract, so the Argentina club cannot stop him if another club comes in with an offer.
Boca have offered Barrios a new deal with improved wages in hopes of keeping him for their Copa Libertadores campaign.
Antonio to leave West Ham
West Ham are prepared to let winger Michail Antonio depart, with Crystal Palace hoping to take advantage, reports the Mirror .
Antonio has been told he is not in the club’s plans and the London club are fielding offers for the 29-year-old.
However, while local rivals Palace are interested, it is expected there will be other Premier League clubs in the hunt for Antonio.
Newcastle could land Kenedy in club-record deal
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is hoping to land Chelsea’s Kenedy permanently and remains in contact with the player’s agent, reports the Newcastle Chronicle .
Kenedy’s future remains in doubt at Chelsea with questions surrounding his squad status and Antonio Conte’s position as manager.
After having Kenedy on loan last season, Benitez hopes to secure his services permanently, and a bid of £20 million, a club record, might be enough to make the move happen.