Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, May 6: Courtois to hand in Chelsea transfer request, Kane to sign new Tottenham contract and MORE

6 May

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


Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is ready to hand in a transfer request after being involved in a bust-up at the club. (The Sun)

Nemanja Matic looks set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, with a £20million move to Juventus already agreed. (Daily Star)

Harry Kane is expected to sign a new Tottenham deal which will double his £50,000-a-week salary and smash Spurs’ existing ceiling of about £80,000 per week. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United are stepping up their pursuit of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, but will have to compete with several top teams also chasing the signature of the 23-year-old. (Le 10 Sport)

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has said he is ’99 per cent’ sure star playmaker Riyad Mahrez will not leave the Foxes after their Premier League title win. (Daily Mail)

West Ham have offered £31million to Marseille for in-demand striker Michy Batshuayi, but face competition from a host of European clubs including Juventus and Tottenham to sign the Belgium striker this summer. (The Guardian)

Arsenal are preparing a raid for AZ Alkmaar’s Dutch striker Vincent Janssen as they look to overhaul their squad this summer. (Daily Mirror)

Yaya Toure thought he was being approached by Manchester United, not Manchester City, when his agent told him of the interest while he was at Barcelona in 2010. (Daily Mirror)

Louis van Gaal will lose out on more than £1million of his annual salary if Man United fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League. Apparently, more than half of his £8million annual package is based on a series of performance-related, loyalty and image rights clauses. (The Times)

Jose Mourinho will reportedly NOT wait for the Red Devils if they decide to postpone bringing him in to replace manager Louis van Gaal beyond this summer. (Daily Mail)

And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…​​​

EXCLUSIVE: Leicester City vice chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha tells talkSPORT Foxes WON’T challenge for Premier League next season

Why would Gareth Bale want to leave Real Madrid? ‘He is so happy playing in Spain’ – Ex-Wales striker John Hartson

I was shocked and disappointed by Tottenham’s actions in Chelsea draw – Danny Murphy tells talkSPORT

‘I’d be surprised’ if Daniel Sturridge is still a Liverpool player next season, says former Red Danny Murphy

‘Leicester’s Thai owners are proud people, they’re not sellers!’ – Former Foxes chief Milan Mandaric

Arsenal transfer boost! Gunners make contact with highly sought-after Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante

Liverpool and Tottenham put on red alert as Borussia Dortmund have £12m bid rejected for Rennes’ Ousmane Dembele

Chelsea FC latest: Blues threaten to drop Dominic Solanke to youth squad unless he drops £50k wage demands

Arsenal transfer report: Arsene Wenger’s Gunners monitoring Barcelona’s Arda Turan

Leicester City transfer report: Foxes eye Belgian starlets Thorgan Hazard, Dennis Praet and Zakaria Bakkali

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