Transfer rumours and paper review – Thursday, June 23: Jose Mourinho plotting shock raid on Arsenal and Liverpool to sell Joe Allen for just £10m?

23 Jun

Here’s all the top transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers…


Jose Mourinho will make a shock bid for Aaron Ramsey — if he fails to lure Borussia Dortmund star Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Special One is ready to wind up bitter rival Arsene Wenger by targeting the £50m-rated Arsenal star. United are ready to test the water with a £35m bid for Ramsey. (The Sun)

Tottenham have agreed a £12m deal with Roma for their 20-year-old forward Antonio Sanabria. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Manchester City will follow up their £13.8million move for Celta Vigo striker Nolito by offering £30million for Leroy Sane at Schalke. (Daily Mail)

Roman Abramovich attended Spain’s Euro 2016 clash in Bordeaux on Tuesday evening to run the rule over Spanish striker Alvaro Morata. Chelsea have already opened talks to sign Morata from Real Madrid  and a fee of £40 million has been mooted – with the Blues targeting him and Everton’s Romelu Lukaku. (Daily Telegraph)

Joe Allen’s Liverpool future has been left in limbo by the Anfield club while he impresses for Wales at Euro 2016. Midfielder Allen has been one of the star performers for the Welsh as they qualified for the knockout stages as Group B winners, but Liverpool are open to offers for the 26-year-old who they value at £10 million with 12 months remaining on his contract. (Daily Telegraph)

Liverpool are looking at the possibility of signing Southampton’s £25million forward Sadio Mane. Jurgen Klopp has been desperate to reinforce his squad as he prepares to take charge of his first full season at Anfield, and the Senegalese has been identified as a major target. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool are adamant they will not be held to ransom by Leicester over Ben Chilwell. Liverpool are re-assessing their options as they look for a left-back to challenge Alberto Moreno after Leicester rejected their £7million offer for Chilwell. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham have gone back for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette – and are ready to pay £30m. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is desperate for a top class striker and believes the French international fits the bill. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham United are preparing a bid for the Juventus and Italy striker Simone Zaza, believed to be in the region of €20m (£15m). (Guardian)

Leicester have made a move for Brazilian forward Eduardo Sasha. The Premier League champions have had a bid in the region of £7million for the 24-year-old turned down, with Internacional wanting around £9million. (Daily Mirror)

Watford have offered to double Troy Deeney’s wages in a bid to prevent the striker from joining Premier League champions Leicester City, who have launched a £30m move. (Daily Telegraph)

Burnley have turned down a club record offer of £15million for defender Michael Keane from Leicester City. (Lancashrie Telegraph)

West Brom want to offer Andros Townsend a route back into the Premier League. The winger has a £10.5m release clause in his Newcastle contract and several Premier League clubs are contemplating triggering it. (Express & Echo)

And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…​

Transfer report: Juventus plotting move for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez after losing Alvaro Morata to Real Madrid

Manchester City transfer news: Roma hoping to push through deal for full-back Pablo Zabaleta

Arsenal transfer latest: Gunners tracking Croatia and Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic

Transfer news: Piotr Zielinski urged to SNUB Liverpool by Empoli chief and join Napoli instead

Leicester City have NOT made contact over striker target Lucas Perez, insist Deportivo La Coruna

Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama claims to have PASSED a medical at Tottenham – reports

Transfer news: Jesus Navas targeted by AC and Inter Milan as Manchester City close in on Nolito deal

Paul Pogba’s agent says Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United are ‘fascinating’ options for France midfielder

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