Transfer Rumour Gossip: Chelsea In £40m Striker Bid, Moyes Attempts To Keep Rooney At Old Trafford, PSG Line-Up Move to Appoint Arsenal Boss Wenger Next Summer

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A round-up of Wednesday’s biggest transfer news.

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David Moyes is set to try and persuade Wayne Rooney to stay at Manchester United by having a quiet word with the striker at pre-season training.

Full Story: Daily Mirror 

Rooney would like to move to Barcelona if he does decide to leave Old Trafford.

Full Story: The Sun

As the race for Edinson Cavani hots up, Chelsea have told Napoli that they won’t pay more than £40 million for him.

Full Story: Daily Star

The Uruguayan striker is set to demand wages of £300,000 per week at his new club with his agents set to meet Manchester United and Chelsea in London this week.

Full Story: Daily Mirror


Newcastle are preparing a £12 million bid for Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.

Full Story: Daily Mail 

Shakhtar Donetsk have said that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has failed to report for a pre-season training camp in Austria. The player is reportedly upset that his move to Liverpool hasn’t been finalised yet.

Full Story: Daily Mirror 

Gonzalo Higuain’s move to Arsenal or Juventus will go through following Carlo Ancelotti’s arrival at Real Madrid.

Full Story: The Independent

Ancelotti also wants to sign Luis Suarez and the club are confident that they can sign the Uruguayan for less than his £40 million buy-out fee. The striker has already agreed personal terms with the Spanish giants.

Full Story: The Daily Star

Micah Richards

Inter Milan want to sign Manchester City’s out of favour defender Micah Richards.

Full Story: The Sun  

Paris St Germain may still appoint Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger next summer despite naming Laurent Blanc as their new manager yesterday.

Full Story: Daily Mirror

Everton want to replace out-going Maurone Fellaini with CSKA Moscow’s Japanese midfielder Keisuke Honda.

Full Story: Daily Mail

Swansea City and Newcastle will battle it out for Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony.

Full Story: Daily Mirror

Barcelona have given up on trying to keep Thiago Alcantara at the Nou Camp and are just waiting for confirmation that the player is leaving.

Full Story: Marca

Brighton and Hove Albion will name former Barcelona youth coach Oscar Garcia as their interim manager.

Full Story: Sky Sports

Arsenal are hoping to sign Le Harve full-back Benjamin Mendy. The 18 year has been capped at under 19 level for France and is out of contract next summer.

Full Story: London Evening Standard

Former Barcelona manager Johan Cruyff believes that the club should consider selling star striker Lionel Messi after buying Brazilian Neymar earlier this summer.

Full Story: Marca

Mario Gomez agent has denied speculation that the striker could be set for a move to Fiorentina.

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Juventus have made Aleksandar Kolarov their second Manchester City target this summer, having already had a bid accepted for striker Carlos Tevez.

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