Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, May 31: Atletico Madrid prepare ‘huge’ Costa bid, Barcelona target Man United star and MORE

31 May

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

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is preparing a huge bid to bring striker Diego Costa back from Chelsea. (Daily Star)

In-demand and out-of-contract striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could choose to join his former club Malmo ahead of Manchester United this summer. (The Sun)

Barcelona are considering a swoop for United playmaker Juan Mata as a potential replacement for Arda Turan. (Daily Mail)

Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes could be a possible replacement if Mata were to leave Old Trafford, with new Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho keen on the Portugal international. (Daily Express)

Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante says he is happy to stay at the Premier League champions “for now”. (L’Equipe)

West Ham will not entertain the idea of selling defender Reece Oxford. The 17-year-old midfielder has been linked with a £15million move to Manchester United. (The Times)

Meanwhile, the Hammers have launched a £16million bid to sign AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca. Slaven Bilic is keen to lure a top class striker to the Olympic Stadium ahead of next season. (Daily Mail)

Southampton are hoping to bring Arsenal defender Calum Chambers back to St Mary’s in a loan move this summer,  two years after selling him for £16m. (Daily Mirror)

Outgoing Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, 62, says he will retire if he does not get an “interesting” offer. (The Guardian)

Stoke City are one of a number of Premier League clubs interested in 20-year-old Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, who may leave Villa Park following the club’s relegation to the Championship. (Daily Telegraph)


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