Transfer rumours and paper review – Saturday, September 24: Toure’s dad issues Guardiola plea, Depay set for Man United exit?

25 Sep

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

Yaya Toure’s father has begged Pep Guardiola to forgive his son and give him another chance. The Ivorian midfielder, 33, has been exiled at Manchester City after an ongoing row with agent Dimitri Seluk. (The Sun)

AC Milan want Manchester United flop Memphis Depay in January. Depay has struggled to make much of an impact at United following his £25million move from Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven in June 2015. (Daily Express)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has agreed a new four-year deal with winger Jese Lingard – and has DOUBLED his wages. The England youngster has agreed a contract worth £50,000-a-week after three weeks of talks. (The Sun)

Danny Drinkwater has NOT got a buy-out clause in his new Leicester City contract. The England midfielder has been in sparkling form for City this season, having signed a new contract until 2021 in the summer, and his performances have led to speculation that Manchester United are planning a January move to try and entice the 26-year-old back to Old Trafford. (Leicester Mercury)

Aleksandar Kolarov will be offered a new deal by Manchester City in recognition of his fine start to the season. Kolarov, 30, is rejuvenated under Pep Guardiola and the City boss says the club will open contract talks in the coming months because the Serbian’s current deal expires in 2018. (Daily Mirror)

Arsène Wenger admits he regrets failing to try and sign Chelsea’s Diego Costa for Arsenal in 2014 when he was at Atletico Madrid. (Guardian)

Mauricio Pochettino is expecting more good contract news for Tottenham, with Jan Vertonghen set to join the long list of players to commit to the club. (Daily Mirror)

And here are the latest headlines…

Ryan Giggs EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United legend says he’s had no contact from Swansea and is ‘happy with life outside of football’

Sunderland AFC transfer news: Black Cats were offered former Tottenham and Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor

Arsenal transfer report: Gunners to rival Manchester City and Bayern Munich in the chase for Benfica starlet Alex Grimaldo

Everton FC news: Oumar Niasse told he has no chance of rescuing Toffees career by boss Ronald Koeman


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