Chelsea Interested In Griezmann Chelsea are interested in signing 26-year-old Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann, who i...
Chelsea are interested in signing 26-year-old Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann, who is valued at £86m and Manchester United's prime summer transfer target.
The French forward has been on Man Utd's radar for a long with reports suggesting current midfielder Paul Pogba is part of the team set up to lure the player to Old Trafford.
The player has a buy-out clause in his contract and Chelsea are looking to activate this clause which is reported to be around £86m.
Antonio Conte is looking to sign the player as replacement should the Blues eventually lose Eden Hazard to Real Madrid.
Chelsea are currently on course to win the Premier League and are looking to strengthen their side in view of their return to Champions League football.
Wolves Look To Bring Bakary Sako
Wolves are exploring the possibilities of bringing back Crystal Palace winger Bakary Sako in the summer.
The player almost made a loan move to Molineux in the January transfer window but sources say the club are far from finished in their attempts in bringing him.
The Championship outfit are exploring the possibility of a loan at the end of the season considering the financial difficulties the club faces.
Sako looks set to leave this summer. He has made just five Premier League appearances this season, all as a substitute and four coming in the 80th minute or later.
His Palace career started brilliantly with two goals in his first two games in August 2015, but he hasn’t scored for the Eagles since and has been sidelined by first Alan Pardew and now Allardyce.
The Malian winger was a fan favorite during his time at Wolves scoring 38 goals during his three year spell at the club before leaving on a free transfer in 2015.
In Other News
Real Madrid intend to make a summer move for 26-year-old Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard and are also considering a bid for his Stamford Bridge and Belgium team-mate, 24-year-old goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. (Guardian)
The Blues plan to offer Hazard a new contract and will reject any bids for the player. (Telegraph)
Arsene Wenger claims Luis Suarez had verbally agreed to move from Liverpool to Arsenal in 2013, after the club bid £40,000,001 for the 30-year-old forward, who joined Barcelona for £75m a year later. (Bein Sports)
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino met Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu this week. The Spanish champions are seeking a new boss, with Luis Enrique leaving in the summer. (Daily Mirror)
Barca are interested in signing Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez, but the Foxes will demand over £40m for their 26-year-old Algeria international. (Telegraph)
Manchester United have moved a step closer to signing 16-year-old forward Daishawn Redan after Ajax confirmed the Netherlands youth international will be leaving this summer. (Sun)
United's neighbours Manchester City and Premier League leaders Chelsea also want Redan, who has chosen not to sign a professional contract with Ajax. (Daily Mail)
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is in Croatia to watch Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, 28, and midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, 24. (Index.hr - in Croatian)
Former Arsenal forward Robert Pires says manager Arsene Wenger signing a new deal with the Gunners is more important than extending the contracts of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez and Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, both 28. (Daily Mail)
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is destined to become the manager at Anfield in the future, says ex-Reds midfielder Xabi Alonso. (Liverpool Echo)
Tottenham are planning to sell 22-year-old Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen, who has scored one goal from open play since joining from AZ Alkmaar, in the summer. (Mirror)
Erik Lamela's future at Spurs is also in doubt after a row over the 25-year-old Argentina winger's treatment for a hip injury. (Times - subscription required)
Middlesbrough centre-back Ben Gibson is a target for Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham. Boro value the 24-year-old at £25m. (Daily Mail)
Liverpool could be aided in their pursuit of Gibson by former Middlesbrough defender Jonathan Woodgate, who is now a scout for the Anfield club. (Daily Star)
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has told manager Pep Guardiola he wants to stay at the club, but the Spaniard says there will be no talks on the 33-year-old's future until the end of the season. (Manchester Evening News)
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare is refusing to look beyond the season in the role - despite four straight wins since taking charge. Shakespeare, 53, was announced as the Foxes' manager until the end of the campaign earlier this month. (Leicester Mercury)
Former West Brom boss Alan Irvine, 58, will remain as interim manager at Norwich City for the game at Aston Villa on 1 April as the Canaries continue their search for a permanent successor for Alex Neil, who was sacked on 10 March. (Eastern Daily Press)
Arsenal's Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 24, says critics have unfairly painted him as a "brainless idiot" because of his disciplinary problems this season. (24heures - in French)
The Football Association could be fined over the behaviour of some England fans during Wednesday's 1-0 defeat in Germany. Sections of the away support booed the German national anthem and sang about World War Two. (Telegraph)
Liverpool's Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 24, can replace 32-year-old Spain international Andres Iniesta at Barcelona, says ex-Barca and Reds forward Luis Garcia. (Talksport)
Real Madrid midfielder Isco, 24, has hit out at rumours linking him with a move to Barcelona. (Marca)
Barcelona are preparing to sign Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, 23, this summer as a replacement for Neymar, who is a target for Paris St-Germain, Manchester United and Chelsea. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)
Brighton & Hove Albion will not go on a "crazy spending spree" if they reach the Premier League for the first time. The Seagulls have a six-point automatic promotion safety cushion in the Championship table with eight games to go. (The Argus)