Football rumours from the media
Jack Grealish’s future is featured in the papers for a second day.
West Ham are looking to capture the signature of Yaya Toure, setting up a reunion with old boss Manuel Pellegrini, reports the Daily Mail. Toure won silverware under the Chilean during his time at the Etihad but would have to accept a pay cut if he wants to play for the Hammers, the paper said.
What the papers say:
Following reports of Newcastle’s interest in Jack Grealish, Tottenham are said to be leading the race to sign the midfielder, according to the Daily Mail. Leicester, Everton and West Ham are also keen to sign the Aston Villa man, who is rated at £40million.
The future of Toby Alderweireld at Tottenham has again been called into question, with the Evening Standard reporting that Manchester United and Spurs are locked in negotiations for the Belgian defender.
Elsewhere, Spurs have given up their hopes of signing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha after the Eagles said they wanted £70m for the Ivory Coast international, the Daily Mail reports.
Manchester City are looking to dip their feet into the transfer market and are looking at Mario Lemina as an alternative to Jorginho, but Mark Hughes is said to be keen on retaining the Gabonese player at Southampton, according to the Daily Mirror.
Social media round-up:
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Jonny Evans is close to joining Leicester City after completing a medical with the former Premier League champions.
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Players to watch:
Bernd Leno: Liverpool are said to be interested in signing the Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper, with the German side putting a £22m price tag on the 26-year-old according to Bild.
Martin Skrtel: The ex-Liverpool defender is wanted by Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez, with the Slovakian free to leave Fenerbahce reports Aspor.
Anderson Talisca: Manchester United are one of three clubs interested in signing the Brazilian midfielder from Benfica, according to O Jogo.