Transfer rumours and paper review – Saturday, May 7: Shock Tottenham transfer twist, Arsenal star frustrated and more gossip

7 May

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

Manchester United have sent scouts to watch defender Reece Oxford in West Ham United’s under-21 side. Manchester City and Arsenal are also keen on the 17-year-old. (The Sun)

Tottenham Hotspur have been warned off midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate, 26, with West Ham asking for 22-year-old England striker Harry Kane in exchange.(Daily Mirror)

Bournemouth are set to offer £6m for Tottenham midfielder Ryan Mason, 24. (Evening Standard)

Arsenal are interested in 21-year-old AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen, who scored in the Netherlands’ 2-1 win against England in March. (Daily Mail)

The agent of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has played down the chances of the 23-year-old following former Juve manager Antonio Conte to Chelsea(Evening Standard)

Chelsea are also keen on Ben Arfa, who has rebuilt his career with French side Nice. (The Sun)

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is set to return to Swansea – the team he managed from 2010-12 – in the summer in a deal worth £90,000 a week. (Daily Star)

Greek side Panathinaikos are lining up a summer move for Arsenal’s 32-year-old midfielder Mathieu Flamini. (Daily Express)

And here are the latest headlines…​​​


Jose Mourinho guarantees trophies but I don’t think he’ll wait until 2017 to take charge of Manchester United – Joe Cole on talkSPORT

‘Newcastle need more Geordies!’ – Former Magpies star David Ginola urges Tyneside club to rediscover its ‘roots and tradition’

Harry Kane ‘deserves’ new bumper Tottenham contract, Les Ferdinand tells talkSPORT

Jerzy Dudek EXCLUSIVE – Having ‘passionate and enthusiastic’ Jurgen Klopp as manager is a big advantage for Liverpool

Transfer Rumours:

Everton ready second bid for Bolton defender Rob Holding after seeing initial £10m offer rejected – talkSPORT sources

Former Newcastle flop Hatem Ben Arfa wanted by Barcelona – reports

Liverpool and Manchester City step up pursuit of Rennes winger Ousmane Dembele

Tottenham and West Ham boost! Barcelona have bid knocked back for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: Mikel Arteta could link up with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City

Roma enter race to sign Arsenal and Liverpool defensive target Raphael Guerreiro

Arsenal transfer latest: Top midfield target William Carvalho also wanted by Valencia

Everton FC transfer report: Toffees consider move for Club Brugge and Belgium starlet Bjorn Engels

Tottenham and West Ham eyeing £8m summer deal for Toulouse striker Wissam Ben Yedder

Swansea City transfer news: On-loan striker Eder hopes to make Lille move permanent


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