Football Gossip: Man City & Man Utd fight for Ramos’ signature, Vidal to Arsenal

Football Gossip: Man City & Man Utd fight for Ramos’ signature, Vidal to Arsenal

Kenny Awotorebo

England right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 24, will complete a £12.5m move from Southampton to Liverpool on Monday. (Liverpool Echo) 

Manchester City have joined rivals Manchester United in wanting to buy Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, 29. (Mirror) 

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, 28, appears set to join Arsenal this summer. (Daily Telegraph) 

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini, 24, is set to move to West Ham in a transfer worth £8m. (Sun, subscription required) 

But Borini could also be part of the deal to take striker Christian Benteke, 24, to Liverpool as could Rickie Lambert, 33.(Independent) 

Manchester United may make a second offer for Sergio Ramos after Real Madrid rejected their first bid of £28.3m. (Manchester Evening News) 

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has expressed his interest in signing Chelsea’s 23-year-old midfielder Oscar. (London Evening Standard) 

Chelsea are among the clubs linked with a move for Atletico Madrid attacking midfielder Arda Turan after the 28-year-old said his agent was talking to “three or four clubs”. (Daily Mail) 

Newcastle United want to sign West Ham winger Stewart Downing, 30, but face competition from Sunderland and Leicester City. (Daily Express) 

Manchester United’s promise of guaranteed first-team football could see them signing Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 30, from Bayern Munich. (Times, subscription required). 

Former United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has urged current number one David De Gea, 24, to reject Real Madrid and become a United legend. (Sun, subscription required) 

Tottenham’s record signing Erik Lamela, 23, who joined for £30m two summers ago is set to leave the club and is in talks with at least one Italian club, understood to be Juventus. (Mirror) 

Liverpool have submitted a fresh bid for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi after having already seen a £10.6m bid rejected for the 25-year-old. (Daily Star) 

Everton say 26-year-old right-back Seamus Coleman, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, is not for sale. (Liverpool Echo) 

Arsenal would have won the Premier League last season if they were managed by Jose Mourinho, according to former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino. (Sky Sports) 

Monaco have told Tottenham to double their offer to £16m if they want left winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco, 21. (Daily Star) 

Newcastle United want to sign Schalke defender Joel Matip, 23, but have decided against a move for Aston Villa centre-half Ron Vlaar, 30. (Newcastle Chronicle) 

Former QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt, 26, has claimed some QPR players care more about money than winning. (Sun, subscription required) 

Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba, 30, has rejected a move to West Brom and will instead join Chinese team Shanghai Shenhua for £11m from Turkish side Besiktas.(Guardian) 

Cardiff City and Reading want to sign Hull City and Republic of Ireland midfielder Stephen Quinn, 29. (Wales Online) 

Former Liverpool manager Roy Evans believes forward Raheem Sterling, 20, is certain to leave Anfield this summer. Evans says the Reds would not have signed five new players if they were not going to receive the money from Sterling’s transfer. (Talksport)

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