Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, August 4

first_imgHere’s the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers…Manchester United failed with two £100m bids for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale this summer. Real have no interest in selling the Welshman and Bale wants to stay at the Bernabeu, but that did not stop United from trying their luck. (The Sun)Louis van Gaal is set to tie up a £20m deal for Barcelona winger Pedro in the next 48 hours – and is now being offered Real Madrid bad boy Pepe. (Daily Mirror)Manchester United are adamant that Angel Di Maria will not be allowed to officially join Paris Saint-Germain until their demands over his fee had been met. They want MORE than £45m for the player, who cost them £59.7m a year ago, with the bulk of that money in an initial payment. (Daily Mirror)Manchester United are ready to sell midfielder Jesse Lingard to Bristol City in a £2.5million deal. Boss Louis van Gaal cleared the England Under-21 starlet to leave Old Trafford yesterday and he will sort out terms on the move immediately. (The Sun)Chelsea have asked Tottenham to name their price for Danny Rose. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign a left-back before the start of the season on Saturday, and it is believed that the Premier League champions are willing to pay around £15million for Rose. (Daily Mirror)Rio Ferdinand has urged Manchester United to sign John Stones to bring much-needed defensive solidity to Old Trafford and believes the Everton centre-half would be foolish to join Chelsea. (Guardian)Promoted Bournemouth are targeting Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray and the Londoners are happy to sell for £3m after buying Sunderland’s Connor Wickham on Monday. (Daily Mirror)Southampton have made a £7million offer to Celtic for defender Virgil van Dijk. (Daily Express)And here’s the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…Angel Di Maria ‘taking a step up’ by swapping Man United for PSG, claims Thiago SilvaChelsea are ‘desperate’ to sign John Stones and will return with improved bid, talkSPORT toldMan United and Southampton boost! Sought-after defender told he can leave PSGRafa Benitez confident both Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema will stay at Real Madrid this seasonFernando Llorente latest: Sevilla to pip Arsenal to striker signingArsenal handed boost as Alessio Romagnoli’s AC Milan move hits snagReports – Arsenal and Liverpool target Gonzalo Higuain rejects Napoli contract extensionJuventus eyeing shock deal for Manchester City midfielder Samir NasriPaul Pogba latest: Juventus powerless to prevent Man City target leaving, admits club directorTottenham transfer latest: Fredy Guarin still an option to Spurs after rejecting Fenerbahce moveTottenham transfer news: Roberto Soldado on verge of Villarreal move, bid made for Lyon striker‘He will never sign’ – Juventus chief rules out move for Chelsea playmakerParis Saint-Germain defender set to snub Liverpool with Roma moveRoberto Mancini insists Gary Medel is staying at Inter Milan amid reported interest from Everton and LiverpoolLiverpool agree deal to sign winger Adama Traore from Barcelona – reportsEverton transfer report: Agent insists Napoli defender not interested in Toffees moveNewcastle and West Ham blow! Lyon closing on Mathieu Valbuena signinglast_img

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