Transfer Rumour Roundup: Key Red Devils Striker To Quit Old Trafford This Summer, Chelsea Eye Los Blancos Defensive Starlet And Ajax Coach Confirms He Rejected Chance To Manage The Reds

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Thursday’s  transfer rumour roundup.  

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Serie A giants AC Milan are interested in signing in-demand Levante goalkeeper Keylor Navas, with the Costa Rica international having also drawn the attentions of both Liverpool and Everton in the past too.

Full story: talkSPORT

Relegation-threatened Sunderland may lose the likes of Jack Colback, Craig Gardner, Sebastian Larsson and Phil Bardsley at the end of the season, with all four players currently still in discussions with the Black Cats about extending their stays at the Stadium of Light.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Stoke City have emerged as the favourites to land experienced Croatia international forward Ivica Olic this summer from Bundesliga outfit Wolfbsburg.

Full story: The Daily Mail

Out-of-favour Manchester United front man Javier Hernandez has seemingly signalled his intention to quit the Premier League champions at the end of the season after claiming that the Red Devils “do not take me much into account”.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Belgium international midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has claimed that Chelsea head coach Jose Mourinho blocked his planned move to Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund after the west London club failed to sign striker Robert Lewandowski.

Full story: Inside Futbol

Aston Villa are keeping close tabs on FC Krasnodar front man Moussa Konate, who is currently out on loan with Serie A outfit Genoa, with a view to signing the 20-year-old Senegalese at the end of the season.

Full story: talkSPORT

Wayne Rooney Manchester United

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney may now be made the full-time Red Devils skipper after the announcement on Wednesday that current captain Nemanja Vidic is leaving Old Trafford to join Serie A giants Inter Milan at the end of the campaign.

Full story: The Daily Star

West Bromwich Albion forward Nicolas Anelka is set to accept his recent five-match suspension from The Football Association for his controversial quenelle gesture.

Full story: The Daily Telegraph

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero says that manager Manuel Pellegrini deserves credit for his man-management skills at Eastlands in this campaign and the way in which the experienced Chilean has handled his players in the north west, while the Argentina international also claims that the club can win the Treble this season too.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says that young players today should take a leaf out of both John Terry and Frank Lampard’s books in the way in which the England are “fanatical about victories.”

Full story: The London Evening Standard

The Special One also says that England can win the World Cup again one day.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Frank De Boer Ajax

Ajax head coach Frank de Boer rejected the opportunity to manage Tottenham Hotspur in January, while the Dutchman also turned down the chance to take over at Liverpool previously according to the former Barcelona player’s twin brother Ronald.

Full story: talkSPORT

Premier League champions Manchester United are planning to sell front man Robin van Persie come the end of the season, with the likes of AS Monaco, Juventus and rivals Chelsea all understood to be lining up to sign the prolific Dutchman.

Full story: Tuttosport

England manager Roy Hodgson has hit back at Denmark coach Morten Olsen for suggesting that the Three Lions are going to need all the luck they can find at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

West Ham United playmaker Ravel Morrison, who is currently spending a six-month loan deal with Championship outfit Queens Park Rangers, threw a tantrum while playing for the England Under-21s against their Welsh counterparts in Derby on Wednesday night.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Manchester United skipper Nemanja Vidic has agreed to join Serie A giants Inter Milan at the end of the season.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

Chelsea are eyeing up a move for coveted Real Madrid Raphael Varane at the end of the season after manager Jose Mourinho heaped praise on the France international, calling him “the best young defender in the world”.

Full story: Sky Sports