SANCEHZ SWITCH FOR GIMENEZ?
Arsenal have been told they will have to sell Alexis Sanchez toAtletico Madrid if they want to sign the Spanish club’s defenderJose Gimenez, the Daily Star on Sunday reports.
However, the newspaper says that the idea isn’t likely to entertained by the Gunners hierarchy with Atleti keen to keep hold of their young centre-back.
SPURS REJECT SCHALKE BID
Tottenham have rejected a £10m bid from Bundesliga side Schalkefor midfielder Nabil Bentaleb, the Sunday Mirror reports today.
He has been told by boss Mauricio Pochettino that he is surpluss to requirements, while Schalke are targeting a new midfielder after the loss of Leroy Sane to Manchester City and losing last season’s loanee Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
CONTE NEEDS DEFENDER
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has urged the club to sign a new defender, with his squad short of options.
“If you look now at our squad, we have only five defenders – four that started today and an academy player Ola Aina.
“If one defender is injured or banned, then we are in trouble, but the club and me we know this and we are talking every day to improve the squad.”
BARCA AGREE BRAVO DEAL
More now on a story that broke last night and Barcelona have announced an agreement to sell goalkeeper Claudio Bravo toManchester City has been reached.
The Catalan club’s technical secretary Robert Fernandez said on Barca’s official Twitter account after the 6-2 thrashing of Real Betis on Saturday: “We have the beginning of an agreement with Manchester City for Claudio Bravo.
“We are awaiting events this week. When Claudio leaves, we hope to have a new keeper.”
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- Chelsea have moved their sights to Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic with Romelu Lukaku set to stay with Everton. (Sunday Mirror)
- Arsenal have been told they will have to sell Alexis Sanchez toAtletico Madrid if they want to sign the Spanish club’s defenderJose Gimenez. (Daily Star on Sunday)
- Chelsea have made a £60m offer to Real Madrid for James Rodriguez after giving up hope of tempting Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge. (Sunday Express)
- Tottenham have rejected a £10m bid from Bundesliga sideSchalke for midfielder Nabil Bentaleb. (Sunday M