Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, July 4: Man City close in on £7.5m ‘keeper deal, Tottenham to land Dutch star?

5 Jul

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

Manchester City are poised to sign goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli from Uruguayan club Deportivo Maldonado for £7.5million. City boss Pep Guardiola wants the 24-year-old Argentinian, who has spent the past two seasons with Real Sociedad in Spain, to provide competition for under-fire England number one Joe Hart. (Daily Express)

Tottenham will complete the signing of Dutch striker Vincent Janssen in the next 48 hours. The AZ Alkmaar star is set to cost the Premier League club £16.5million. (Daily Star)

Manchester United are willing to pay up to £80m to bring Paul Pogba to Old Trafford. The France international is said to favour a move to Spain, but Jose Mourinho is hopeful of convincing him to join United. (Daily Mirror)

Southampton’s new manager Claude Puel is plotting a £12.5million move for Lille defender Djibril Sidibe. Puel wants to make versatile Sidibe, who can play right or left back, his first signing after replacing Ronald Koeman as Saints boss. (Daily Mirror)

Romelu Lukaku is set for showdown talks over his future with Everton – where he will be told that he will not be allowed to leave unless a club pays £75million for his services. (Daily Express)

Yannick Bolasie could be heading for the exit door at Crystal Palace in the wake of Andros Townsend’s switch to Selhurst Park. Several top-flight clubs have been sounded out about capturing the exciting DR Congo man – with West Ham among those eager to see if the winger will move. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham co-owner David Gold has admitted it would be difficult to keep hold of Dimitri Payet if a top European club made a bid. (Daily Express)

Everton manager Ronald Koeman wants to take Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves to Goodison Park this summer despite the recent signing of Maarten Stekelenburg. (Liverpool Echo)

Liverpool have placed a £14million valuation of midfielder Joe Allen following his performances for Wales at Euro 2016 and the prices being paid this summer in a booming transfer market. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool target Marko Pjaca is most likely to move to the Premier League this summer, according to his current club’s sporting director. (Daily Express)

And here are the latest headlines…​

Confirmed: Chelsea announce signing of Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi from Marseille

Manchester City transfer news: Pep Guardiola downplays rumours claiming Citizens will sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi

Arsenal transfer news: Done deal! But will Gunners fans be excited about this striker signing?

Manchester United transfer news: How the Red Devils could line up next season, featuring four new signings


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