Manchester United have reportedly stepped up their attempts to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho by opening talks with the Portuguese club.
The champions have scouted the youngster to within an inch of his life and have now begun to make their move, according to both The Sun and the Daily Mail. read more »
Manchester United are reportedly planning to pip Arsenal to the signing of Real Madrid youngster Alvaro Morata.
The Gunners have been linked with the 21-year-old striker for several months, but Real have repeatedly blocked their attempts to sign him either permanently or on loan. read more »
Inter Milan owner Erick Thohir says he has not been in touch with rumoured summer transfer targets Fernando Torres or Javier Hernandez – but he admitted that he rates the Manchester United striker.
The Italian giants are expected to splash the cash this summer and are expected to strengthen their strikeforce.
Chelsea’s Torres has been linked with a £20m move to San Siro, while Mexico international Hernandez has been touted as a possible Inter signing for some time. read more »
Arsenal don’t necessarily need an early goal to beat Bayern Munich in tomorrow’s Champions League last-16 second league, according to manager Arsene Wenger.
The Gunners need to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg, but Wenger indicated that he won’t be overly concerned if his side don’t strike in the opening stages.
Asked about the prospect of an early goal, he said: “I don’t think it’s the key, but it would be helpful. read more »
Liverpool are scouting Benfica attacking midfielder Lazar Markovic – but Premier League rivals Chelsea are believed to have a deal in place that gives them first option on him.
The Reds’ chief scout Barry Hunter was dispatched to the Aviva Stadium last week to watch the youngster in action for Serbia against Republic of Ireland. read more »