Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, August 3: Mahrez has ‘agreed’ Arsenal move, Man City still want Stones, PLUS Lukaku latest

3 Aug

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


Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez has agreed a switch to Arsenal, according to reports in his homeland Algeria. (Le Buteur)

John Stones remains at the top of Manchester City’s summer wishlist, with boss Pep Guardiola desperate to reach a deal for the 22-year-old Everton defender. (Daily Mirror)

Loic Remy could be used as a bargaining tool by Chelsea in their pursuit to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku. The Blues will reportedly offer the French striker plus £65million for their former frontman. (Daily Mail)

Lukaku is considering handing in an official transfer request in order to force through a return to Stamford Bridge. (London Evening Standard)

Bastian Schweinsteiger could return to Bayern Munich with the prospect of him being frozen out at Manchester United. (Sky Sports)

In their bid to sign Newcastle star Moussa Sissoko, Real Madrid could offer the Magpies two young players – likely to be 23-year-old forward Mariano Diaz and 21-year-old midfielder Marcos Llorente – on season-long loans. (The Guardian)

Stoke City would consider using Joselu, Mame Diouf, or Peter Crouch, as a makeweight in a deal for West Brom youngster Saido Berahino. (Stoke Sentinel)

Tottenham starlet Alex Pritchard is set to join Brighton in a club-record deal. The initial fee the Seagulls will reportedly pay for the 23-year-old free-kick specialist is more than the £2.5million they paid for Craig Mackail-Smith five years ago. (Argus)

Wales manager Chris Coleman may still be a candidate for the Hull job, despite the FAW rejecting an approach.

Here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines:​​

Chelsea transfer BLOW! Paris Saint-Germain to offer Blues target Marco Verratti new contract in bid to prevent exit

Manchester United and Tottenham interested in signing Lassana Diarra – reports

Jose Mourinho gets the lowdown on Man United target…from Slaven Bilic

Napoli to battle Manchester United for £17m-rated 19-year-old forward Adam Ounas

West Ham transfer latest – Hammers open talks over Palermo defender Achraf Lazaar

Serie A transfer report: Sunderland face competition for Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj as Lazio consider swoop

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