Hello and welcome to our daily dose of transfer rumours as we bring the latest happenings from the Football fraternity all around the Globe. Today in our menu are the impending transfer deals which are on negotiation stages by the Premier League Giants while we also take you back in time for a trivia which you simply can’t miss out.
Tottenham Hotspur want Benfica’s Argentine defender Ezequiel Garay in the summer according to the Daily Express. Spurs might have to prepare for life without defender Jan Vertonghen who might leave White Hart for the club’s failure in not attaining a Champions League spot for the next season. Current Manager Tim Sherwood is also expected to be replaced on the summer as Legendary manager Louis Van Gaal’s name is doing the rounds in north London.
Staying in London, Chelsea are expected to sell Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, 20, only after the World Cup given the youngster’s bright chance of shining in his national colours in Sambaland, which would mean his price would sky rocket till a bid appears on the table.
There is a confusion surrounding Bayern Munich’s German midfielder Toni Kroos who is unwilling to pen a new contract at the Bavarian club. While some sources claim that Kroos has said to his team mates that he would love to move to the Red Devils, Real Madrid have now confirmed they will go all out to sign the 24 year old whose estimated value ranges around a whopping £40m.
Big news in London as reported by the Metro claims that Arsenal are considering a £17m move for Italian midfielder Marco Verratti in the summer. The 21 year old who currently plays for French Ligue One Champions PSG has not scored in 50 appearances since signing IN 2012.
Elsewhere, Dutch legend Johan Cruyff has criticised Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and believes he could lose the Blues dressing room in the same way the Portuguese did at Real Madrid.
Finally, Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard said that West Ham “tried everything” to stop the Merseysiders on Sunday. The Reds had to deal with a “hot dressing room, a dry pitch and the bus had to park a mile away” from the ground. Liverpool won by 2-1 thanks to Steven Gerrard’s two penalties in the afternoon.