Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, August 15: Joe Hart to be given Man City boot, Tottenham eye Eriksen replacement, PLUS Liverpool transfer latest

15 Aug

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


Joe Hart has been told he can leave Manchester City if Pep Guardiola signs a replacement, with Everton thought to be interested in the England goalkeeper. The 29-year-old was dropped by his new boss for City’s Premier League opener against Sunderland on Saturday. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is interested in a move for Southampton defender Jose Fonte. (Manchester Evening News)

The Red Devils boss also dismissed rumours a of a possible exit for Juan Mata, insisting, after scoring in their Premier League opener against Bournemouth, he has a future at Old Trafford. (Sky Sports)

Tottenham will turn to Sporting Lisbon’s Adrien Silva if Christian Eriksen leaves, amid rumours of a contract standoff with the club. (Daily Star)

Crystal Palace will move for West Ham’s Andy Carroll if they miss out on Liverpool’s Christian Benteke. (Daily Express)

West Brom are also interested in Belgium frontman Benteke, but the Merseyside club will not accept anything less than £32.5million. (Sky Sports)

Liverpool could sign 17-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard, with West Ham also interested in the Norwegian starlet. (Ouest France)

But the Eagles are set to lose both Yannick Bolasie and Mile Jedinak, with the 27-year-old French forward heading to Everton and the Australia captain to Aston Villa. (Daily Mirror)

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One Response to “Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, August 15: Joe Hart to be given Man City boot, Tottenham eye Eriksen replacement, PLUS Liverpool transfer latest”

  1. Peter vickers August 15, 2016 at 12:58 pm #

    Watching spurs at the weekend one concludes that without dembele or ericksen the team struggles to create or even get into the game. Yes an extra quality midfielder is needed one feels.

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