Transfer Rumour Gossip: Man United Want £30m Striker, Turkish Giants Want John Terry, Arsenal Close In On £15m Ace

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A round-up of Saturday’s biggest transfer stories.

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Manchester United are considering making a bid of £30million to land Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as a possible replacement for Wayne Rooney, who could leave for around £25million.

Full story: The Sun.

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Fiorentina striker Stevan Jovetic, and could get him for £15million rather than the original £25million asking price.

Full story: The Metro.

Big-spending Galatasaray are ready to raid the Premier League for big names this summer, and are preparing offers for Chelsea’s John Terry and Fulham’s Dimitar Berbatov.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Manchester City are keen on signing Sevilla winger Jesus Navas, who has also been linked with Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.

Full story: talkSPORT.

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Arsenal target Loic Remy is being eyed up by Serie A pair Inter Milan and Napoli when he leaves relegated QPR this summer.

Full story: talkSPORT.

Manchester City are stepping up their interest in AC Milan starlet Stephen El Shaarawy, readying an offer of £30million for the 20-year-old forward.

Full story: Calcio Mercato.

Liverpool are scouting Toulouse defender Aymen Abdennour and could compete with Barcelona to sign the 23-year-old.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Napoli could beat Arsenal to the signing of Palermo attacking midfielder Josip Ilicic, with the two Serie A clubs ready to do business.

Full story: talkSPORT.

Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund are looking into signing Chelsea youngster Kevin De Bruyne as a replacement for the departing Mario Goetze.

Full story: Daily Express.

Stoke City have signed young Australian defender Alex Grant from Portsmouth.

Full story: Sky Sports.

Out-of-favour Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko remains a target for fellow Premier League club Arsenal, and has not ruled out an exit from the Etihad Stadium this summer.

Full story: Daily Express.

Highly-rated Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye has dismissed rumours that he will look to leave the club at the end of the season.

Full story: Chronicle.


Reports from Spain suggest that Malaga’s Manuel Pellegrini could be in line to take over from Roberto Mancini as Manchester City manager.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Veteran midfielder Paul Scholes is widely tipped to be joining his manager Sir Alex Ferguson in retiring at the end of the season.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan admits he nearly bought Manchester United during the 1980s, before his wife talked him out of it because she thought it would be bad business!

Full story: Daily Mirror.

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