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Premier League Transfer Talk - May 26

27 May 2010 08:30:16

Premier League Transfer Talk - May 26

Arsenal Arsenal could aid their goalkeeping crisis by signing Australia's Mark Schwarzer. (Mirror)  Related ArticlesPremier League Transfer Talk - May 25Completed transfersFootball Transfers - Latest NewsTransfer TalkSol Campbell's time at Arsenal could already be at an end with the veteran defender having opened talks with Celtic. Cesc Fabreagas will not be sold for anything less than £80 million - double what Barcelona are willing to pay for him. (Sun) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Aston Villa John Carew could be set for a new life playnig in the Serie A with both Fiorentina and Sampdoria showing an interest. Martin O'Neill would be likely to use the funds to sign Bobby Zamora or Robbie Keane. (Mirror) Also on the club's radar is Cardiff's 18-year-old right-back Adam Matthews. (Sun) Aston Villa are eyeing a loan move for AS Monaco forward Eidur Gudjohnsen (Sun) Meanwhle the club have rejected Manchester City's initial bid of £20 million for James Milner. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Birmingham City Nikola Zigic is on his way to Birmingham to complete a £6 million transfer from Valencia. (Mail) The club has also joined the race to sign Hull midfielder Stephen Hunt. (Mirror) The club are also said to be preparing a £6m move for Valencia's 6ft 7in striker Nikola Zigic. Having already signed Ben Foster from Manchester United, Fulham's Paul Konchesky is next on Birmingham's wish list. The full-back is valued at £2.5 million. (Daily Mail) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Blackburn Rovers Blackburn are looking to sell Australian midfielder Vince Grella in a bid to raise funds to sign Guti from Real Madrid. (Mirror) Reading look set to miss out on signing centre-back Zurab Khizanishvili after being priced out of the market by Blackburn Rovers. (Reading Post). ---------------------------------------------------------------- Bolton Wanderers Bolton have said they will not stand in Gary Cahill's way if he chooses to leave the Reebok Stadium this summer. (Sun) Burnley are eyeing Bolton Wanderers midfielder Gavin McCann. (Mail) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Chelsea Should he complete a move to take over at Real Madrid, Jose Mourinho is said to have asked the Spanish club to sign Michael Essien and Ashley Cole. (Express) Real Madrid's Karim Benzema could be heading for Stamford Bridge this summer. Chelsea are looking to make a double swoop on Liverpool in a bid to sign Javier Mascherano and Yossi Benayoun. (Mail) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Everton Everton have slapped a £15 million price tage on Steven Pienaar who is being monitored by Tottenham. (Mirror) The club look likely to go to war with Manchester City over the Eastlands club's plans to lure Mikel Arteta away from Goodison Park. (Mirror) Several big name clubs are on alert following news that Steven Pienaar has rejected Everton's latest contract offer. (Mail) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Fulham Birmingham have launched a bid to prise Paul Konchesky away from Fulham. (Mail) Fulham are leading the chase for the Portsmouth marksman Frederic Piquionne ahead of Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United. (Goal) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Liverpool Call it ambitious but Liverpool are preparing to offer Manchester City £22 million for the services of Micah Richards, Nedum Onuoha and Michael Johnson. Fernando Torres' agent has assured Liverpool fans the Spanish striker "will continue at Liverpool next season". Going head-to-head with local rivals Everton, Liverpool are looking to sign Ajax centre-back Jan Vertonghen who is valued at around £11m. (Mirror) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Manchester City Liverpool are preparing to offer Manchester City £22 million for the services of Micah Richards, Nedum Onuoha and Michael Johnson. Stephen Ireland has officially asked to leave Manchester City this summer after a lack of first team football. (Mail) Roberto Mancini is understood to be preparing to make a £20 million bid for Mikel Arteta. (Mirror) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Manchester United Real Madrid's Edwin van der Vaart is the latest name to be linked with a move to Old Trafford with Sir Alex Ferguson believed to be willing to pay £20 million for the midfielder. (Mirror) Also on their radar is Barcelona's Yaya Toure. Sir Alex Ferguson is said to be preparing a £28 million plus Dimitar Berbatov to land Wolfsburg forward Edin Dzeko. The Scot is also keen to sign Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Newcastle Chris Hughton will seek urgent talks with Spanish misfit Xisco to try and secure a permanent transfer to Primera Liga outfit Racing Santander. (Journal) Hughton is confident he will be able to strengthen his squad this summer. (Sky Sports) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Stoke City Stoke are set to bid £2 million for Emile Heskey as rumours intensify on Aston Villa departure. (Mail) Stoke are keeping tabs on Aston Villa striker Emile Heskey as James Beattie and Dave Kitson get ready to leave. (ClubCall) Stoke City have been linked with a £5 million move for West Ham midfielder Mark Noble. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Sunderland Sunderland are reportedly set to lose out to West Ham in the race to sign French international Sidney Govou from Lyon. (Shields Gazette) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Tottenham Hotspur Roman Pavlyuchenko could be involved in a player-plus-cash deal to move to Lokomotiv Moscow with striker Peter Odemwingie moving to White Hart Lane. (Mail) Tottenham are readying a £9 million bid to sign Micah Richards from Manchester City and are also keen on Aston Villa centre-back Curtis Davies. Harry Redknapp has given Robbie Keane and Jermaine Jenas permission to leave White Hart Lane this summer. (Mirror) ---------------------------------------------------------------- West Ham United Should Avram Grant take over at West Ham he wants to take Portsmouth quartet Tal Ben Haim, Kevin Prince Boateng, Nadir Belhadj and Jamie O'Hara with him. (Mail) Blackpool manager Ian Holloway has dismissed suggestions he will leave Bloomfield Road to succeed Gianfranco Zola as West Ham manager. West Ham United have rejected bids from Fulham, Birmingham City and Stoke City for striker Carlton Cole. ---------------------------------------------------------------- West Bromwich Albion Newcastle United are set to offer Robert Koren a Premier League lifeline despite helping West Brom win promotion. (Fans FC) The newly promoted side are also looking to pay Hull £4.5m for Stephen Hunt and Stoke £2m for James Beattie. (Sun) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Wigan Athletic Wigan Athletic have rejected Birmingham's £8million bid for Charles N'Zogbia. (Mail) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Wolverhampton Wanderers Burnley have placed a £7m price tag on the head of striker Steven Fletcher after interest from Wolves. (Mail)


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