WHAT’S hot and what’s not in today’s transfer gossip columns? Here’s our take on what the papers are predicting this morning. A few surprises in store….
Chelsea are reportedly lining up a stunning move for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. Daily Star 3/10
A Spanish journalist claims Pep Guardiola has given the ‘okay’ for Aguero to join the champions. We’re not so sure. Can you see Pep selling his top player to their title rivals?
Alexis Sanchez has hinted his Arsenal career could be over after admitting he wants ‘to play in the Champions League’. Daily Mirror 5/10
We’ve heard this before but we also understand Sanchez is excited about the changes being made to the Arsenal squad – and thus an improvement in their Premier League title chances. He will realise his Champions League dream next season. Stay with it.
Tottenham hope to complete the signing of £8m Estudiantes’ 19-year-old defender Juan Foyth by the end of this week. Daily Mirror 8/10
Looks like a done deal and fits in with Mauricio Pochettino’s policy of putting his faith in youth. Juan might have to bide his time though if he does sign.
Virgil van Dijk could still move to Liverpool after admitting he only wants £60m move to Anfield. The Sun 5/10
It does appear Liverpool is his preferred choice – but interest from Arsenal might turn his head.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has rejected a £6.5m offer from LA Galaxy and wants to rejoin Manchester United when he returns from injury later this year. Daily Express 7/10
Seems like his heart is still in Manchester but so much depends on how he recovers from injury. And how quickly.
Tottenham are preparing another push to sign Everton midfielder Ross Barkley. The Independent 4/10
Don’t see this happening. Do Spurs really need a player they may or not be able to rely on to perform week in, week out?