Transfer Rumour Gossip: Chelsea Close In On German, Liverpool In White Hart Lane Raid, Mourinho Set to Leave the Bernabeu

A round-up of Monday’s biggest transfer rumours and gossip.

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Andre Villas-Boas will look to strengthen his midfield this summer with the signing of Joao Moutinho from Porto, who is also a target for Monaco.

Full story: The Sun.

However, the Spurs boss also says his priority in the transfer market is to keep Gareth Bale at the club, despite strong interest from Real Madrid and Manchester United.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez could be joined by Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain at Italian champions Juventus this summer, as they seek a double swoop to improve their strike force.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Tevez is also said to be considering moves to France, with both Monaco and PSG showing an interest in the 29-year-old.

Full story: Gazzetta Dello Sport.

Rose Liverpool

Liverpool are considering making an offer for Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, who has just finished a successful loan spell at Sunderland.

Full story: Daily Mail.

However, Andre Villas-Boas may still have Rose in his first team plans next season, despite rumours that he is looking for a new left-back.

Full story: Sky Sports.

Bayer Leverkusen winger Andre Schurrle says he has played his last game for a club, and appears to be close to completing his move to Chelsea.

Full story: Sky Sports.

New Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will make Real Madrid defender Pepe a target when he joins the club.

Full story: Daily Mail.

Swansea’s Ashley Williams insists he knows nothing about the supposed interest in him from Arsenal and Liverpool.

Full story: Sky Sports.

Benteke Liverpool

Aston Villa will hope to keep in-demand striker Christian Benteke at the club and have opened talks over a new deal for the young Belgian.

Full story: Birmingham Mail.

Want-away West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie could be offloaded to newly promoted Hull City this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Premier League duo Norwich and Swansea are eyeing up highly rated 23-year-old Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter.

Full story: Sky Sports.

Hull City and Swansea are reportedly keen on Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

Sources in Spain reveal that Jose Mourinho could be sacked by Real Madrid before the end of the season in La Liga.

Full story: El Mundo.

PSG boss Carlo Ancelotti has tipped the retiring David Beckham for a career in management.

Full story: Daily Telegraph.

The French giants have also rejected an approach from Real Madrid to take Ancelotti to the Bernebeu as their new manager.

Full story: Sky Sports.

Benitez Mutiny

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez appeared to be snubbed by players like John Terry and Frank Lampard in their end-of-season thanks in speeches given at Stamford Bridge yesterday.

Full story: Daily Mirror.

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