Thursday’s transfer rumour gossip.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is planning to test former club Real Madrid’s determination to hold on to Germany anchorman Sami Khedira. The Spanish club value the 27-year-old at £36m – Daily Star
Arsenal and Manchester City are monitoring Javi Martinez, 25, amid reports that Bayern Munich’s Spanish midfielder is disillusioned with life under manager Pep Guardiola – talkSPORT
Shinji Kagawa’s agent says the Japan midfielder will not leave Manchester United for Napoli or anyone else this summer – Sky Sports
Liverpool have emerged as favourites to sign Benfica playmaker Nicolas Gaitan ahead of Manchester City and Manchester United. A bid of £20m would be enough to prise the 26-year-old Argentina international from the Portuguese champions – Footylatest
Liverpool want to add Barcelona winger Cristian Tello to their squad for next season and have approached the Catalan club with an £8m offer for the 22-year-old – Metro