Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, June 10: John Stones rejects Barcelona in favour of Man City move, Balotelli could have future at Liverpool and MORE!

10 Jun

Here are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers and online…

TOP STORY Several newspapers claim Jamie Vardy will be dropped from the starting line-up for England’s opening game of Euro 2016 against Russia.

Everton and England defender John Stones has reportedly turned down an approach from Barcelona, and is instead hoping for a move to Manchester City (Daily Mail)

Real Madrid will offer Spain midfielder Isco to Juventus in an attempt to sign Manchester United target Paul Pogba. (Daily Mail)

The Red Devils are set to offer Matteo Darmian to Juve as Jose Mourinho attempts to bring in–demand Pogba back to Old Trafford. (The Sun)

Mourinho also wants to bring 29-year-old Portugal international Nani back to the Theatre of Dreams. The Fenerbahce winger has a £6.3m release clause. (

United have been boosted by reports that Real Madrid are no longer interested in signing goalkeeper David de Gea. (Marca) 

Mario Balotelli could have a future at Liverpool. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp wants the Italian striker to attend the club’s pre-season training after AC Milan decided not to sign the 25-year-old. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Watford have rejected a £20million bid from Premier League champions Leicester City for Hornets captain Troy Deeney. (

But it is claimed the striker wants to join the Foxes, despite the Vicarage Road outfit insisting he is not for sale. (Daily Mirror)

Inter Milan will look to sign Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure this summer after being bought out by Chinese investors. (Manchester Evening News)

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins says the club are interested in re-signing Wales midfielder Joe Allen from Liverpool. (South Wales Evening Post)

And here are the latest headlines…​

Shock Manchester United transfer report: Jose Mourinho interested in bringing Luis Nani back to Old Trafford

Leicester City have ‘substantial bid’ for Watford captain Troy Deeney rejected – talkSPORT sources

Michael Carrick signs new Manchester United contract

Jermain Defoe pens new Sunderland deal until 2019

Manchester United transfer news: World record bid plotted, Pogba news, and more

Manchester United transfer news: ‘Jose Mourinho clearly plays Football Manager!’ – fans react to Breel Embolo rumour

Napoli make first bid for Manchester City and Manchester United target Fabinho

Napoli defender open to talks with new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte


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