Transfer news and football gossip: Manchester United told to complete Pogba/Ramsey swap deal, Chelsea’s Dembele boost, Tottenham want £80m Norwich ......
Feb. 14, 2020
talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Friday’s papers and online…
Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has told Manchester United to do a swap deal with Juventus involving Paul Pogba and Aaron Ramsey. Pogba reportedly wants to quit Old Trafford this summer, while Ramsey has struggled to make an impact in Turin. Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, also revealed his client ‘wouldn’t mind’ a Juventus return after spending four years at the club from 2012 to 2016. (FULL STORY)
Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson has emerged as a shock summer target for Paris Saint-Germain. The 22-year-old has been in sensational form in a second loan spell with Sheffield United. The Blades are fifth in the Premier League table, with Henderson keeping nine clean sheets, the joint-most of any goalkeeper in England’s top-flight. Tottenham and Chelsea are also believed to be keeping tabs on him. (FULL STORY)
Chelsea have received a boost in their pursuit of Moussa Dembele with Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas admitting they will sell any player who wants to leave the club. The Blues are in need of competition for Tammy Abraham, with Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi likely to leave Stamford Bridge this summer. Dembele, who has also been linked with a move to Manchester United, has scored 13 league goals this season. (FULL STORY)
Dutch football expert Marcel van der Kraan on Chelsea signing Hakim Ziyech - 'The fans will love him'
PSG are set to offer Kylian Mbappe a whopping £41million-a-year contract in an attempt to fend off interest from Real Madrid. The France striker, 21, is regarded as one of Europe’s best players and has scored 15 goals in 18 league games so far this season. Real Madrid are on the lookout for a long-term replacement for Karim Benzema, who turns 33 this year, and Mbappe fits the bill. (Mirror)
Eric Dier could be sold by Tottenham this summer if he does not sign a new contract. The England midfielder is understood to be reluctant to commit his future to Spurs following the arrival of Jose Mourinho. Dier has not started a Premier League game since being taken off at half-time in the 2-0 home defeat to Chelsea on December 22. His contract runs out at the end of next season. (FULL STORY)
Tottenham are eyeing a move for £50million-rated Norwich defender Ben Godfrey. The 22-year-old has been a shining light in the Canaries’ poor Premier League season and is able to play in midfield. Godfrey has made 19 appearances for Norwich this season. Tottenham are also interested in signing Godfrey’s teammate, full-back Max Aarons, who is valued at £30million. (Express)
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce wants the club to give Andy Carroll a new contract, despite the striker managing just four league starts since his return on a free transfer last summer. The 31-year-old, whose one-year deal runs out at the end of the season, is currently sidelined with a hip problem and has recently suffered a setback. Bruce is believed to have been impressed by Carroll’s contribution on and off the pitch. (Northern Echo)
talkSPORT host Jason Cundy believes Jadon Sancho could help Liverpool dominate the Premier League for years. The £120million-rated Borussia Dortmund winger has been linked with the Reds, Chelsea and Manchester United ahead of what is set to be a busy summer for the England international. Sancho is set to quit the German club this summer. (FULL STORY)
Former England and Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott has told Jack Grealish to reject a move to Manchester United amid fears they might not be able to guarantee him Champions League football. Grealish has shone for Villa in the Premier League this season, scoring seven goals and registering five assists. Untied are currently six points behind fourth place Chelsea, whom they play on Monday. (Standard)
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