Stoke are among the clubs tracking Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie, but the Dutchman will have to take a huge pay cut. Potters boss Mark Hughes has already confirmed bids have gone in for West Brom striker Saido Berahino, but he is checking out other options as well, and Van Persie is one of them.
Lazio have been told to increase their bid for Belgium left-back Jordan Lukaku amid reports that he would prefer to join Southampton. Het Nieuwsblad claims there is interest from St Mary’s for the younger brother of Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, who was part of Belgium’s Euro 2016 squad.
But Lazio remain in pole position
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
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel is close to completing a switch to Fenerbahce, according to the Turkish club’s president. The Slovakian centra-back has fallen down the pecking order at Anfield since Jurgen Klopp became boss. Schalke defender Joel Matip’s arrival on a free transfer and youngster Joe Gomez’s return to fitness after knee ligament surgery is likely to
Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain are leading the race for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette. The Frenchman has bagged 75 goals in the past three seasons and clubs are now ready to snap him up. Tottenham and West Ham have already expressed an interest in the 25-year-old this summer, but no deal has been struck. And, according
West Ham co-chairman David Gold is convinced Slaven Bilic would not be “the slightest bit interested” in taking the England job. Following Monday night’s shambolic Euro 2016 exit at the hands of Iceland, the Football Association have started the search for Roy Hodgson’s successor.
A foreign coach is not off the agenda as the governing