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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, August 29: Chelsea chasing £60m Real Madrid star, PLUS Man United, Tottenham and Liverpool latest

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… James Rodriguez will cost Chelsea £60million. The Blues have already seen one bid for the Colombian star rejected by the Spanish giants. (Daily Mirror) However, Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane has said the forward will stay at the Bernabeu this season. (Daily Express) Manchester United look set to

Mikel named in Nigeria’s Olympic squad

Mikel has 75 caps and four goals for Nigera Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has been named in Nigeria’s final 18-man squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The 29-year-old Nigeria captain is one of the squad’s permitted quota of three players over the age limit of 23. Watford’s Odion Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester

Striker O’Grady joins Burton on loan

Chris O’Grady’s goal against Fulham last December was one of just two he managed in 21 appearances last season Striker Chris O’Grady has joined Championship newcomers Burton Albion on a season-long loan from fellow second-tier side Brighton & Hove Albion. The 30-year-old spent last season on loan with Nottingham Forest, making 21 appearances and scoring

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,

Benitez stays as Newcastle manager

Benitez has become a fans’ favourite at St James’ Park Rafael Benitez is staying as Newcastle United manager after signing a new three-year contract following their relegation from the Premier League. The 56-year-old Spaniard was appointed in March following Steve McClaren’s sacking but failed to keep the Magpies in the top flight. He had a

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 23: Ibrahimovic to become Mourinho’s number two at Manchester United?

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Zlatan Ibrahimovic could join Manchester United this summer as assistant manager to Jose Mourinho. Ibrahimovic confirmed earlier this month he will be leaving Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season after a four-year spell at the Parc des Princes and he is ready to sign on

Brighton ‘must not be overwhelmed’

David Stockdale has kept 17 clean sheets in 45 league appearances for Brighton this season Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale says the squad must treat their final-day promotion decider at Middlesbrough as “just another game”. Only goal difference separates the Seagulls in third and second-placed Boro in the Championship table. Albion must win to finish in