Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, February 24

first_imgHere’s the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers…Manchester United are close to signing former Manchester City defender Stefan Savic in a shock £14.6million deal. (Metro)Manchester United target Ilkay Gundogan is on the verge of signing a new deal with Borussia Dortmund. The German midfielder has frequently been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but he is set for an extended stay under Jurgen Klopp. (Daily Star)Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to step up his interest in Juventus’ Paul Pogba as Barcelona line up a move for Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin. The Gunners will have to pay up to £80million to lure Pogba to the Emirates, however. (Daily Express)Manchester City are considering launching a stunning £44m offer for Atletico Madrid star Koke in the summer. (Daily Star)Liverpool want to make Juventus forward Alvaro Morata their marquee summer signing. (Metro)Raheem Sterling has revealed he is close to signing a new Liverpool contract, with the winger set to snub interest from Spanish giants Real Madrid. (Daily Star)Chelsea are tracking Valencia teenager Carlos Badal after receiving glowing scouting reports on the Spanish under-16s centre half. (Daily Mirror)Southampton are back on the trail of Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk. Club scouts watched the Dutch centre-back during Celtic’s 3-3 draw with Inter Milan in the Europa League last Thursday. (Daily Mail)Lionel Messi is interested in a shock move to Paris Saint-Germain, according to former Barcelona teammate Eric Abidal. (Daily Star)And here’s the latest headlines…Martin Atkinson’s performance at Chelsea one of worst of all-time, former refs’ chief tells talkSPORTExclusive – Everton heading for relegation fight, warns Toffees greatBlow for Man United! Strootman’s surgery ‘did not go perfectly’, claims former Roma doctorDeila urges Man City striker Guidetti to remain at Celtic amid Inter Milan interestBlow for Arsenal and Tottenham? Southampton star desperate to play more football at the SaintsReports – Fiorentina place Manchester United target top of their summer wishlistReports – Dutch World Cup star rejects Ajax talks amid Man United interestlast_img read more

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