Transfer News and Gossip For Monday
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao could be a transfer target for Real Madrid this summer if reports are to be believed. United are being linked with a move for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski after he failed to impress in his first season at the Bundesliga champions.
Talks about a Manchester United move for former Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong are at an advanced stage, according to reports from Italy.
Arsenal transfer target Jackson Martinez will leave FC Porto this summer confirms the Portugese side’s president – but only if any side is willing to pay his €35m (£26m) release fee.
Jose Mourinho has taken aim at the Premier League, at referees and at Sky Sports in a televised interview.
Tottenham Hotspur are being linked with Sporting Lisbon Under-19 star Bubacar Djalo. The 18-year-old is out of contract this summer and will be available for a relatively small compensation payment. However, Spurs will face competition from Manchester City, Roma and Paris Saint-Germain.
West Bromwich Albion are planning a summer move for Wolves winger Bakary Sako. Th Baggies saw a £2m bid rejected last month, but Sako is a free agent this summer.
Manchester City winger James Milner looks set to allow his contract to run down. The 29-year-old has been linked with Arsenal, Liverpool and Inter Milan. Stevan Jovetic could be used as the makeweight for a move for Juventus’s £75m-rated Paul Pogba, while Edin Dzeko may be offered to his former club Wolfsburg as part of a deal for Kevin de Bruyne.
QPR midfielder Joey Barton could be sent on an anger-management course following his latest sending-off.
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