Spurs demand £45m for Man City target, Newcastle lose out on Abraham? GOSSIP

first_imgHere are the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers…Manchester City have been told to pay £45m for Kyle Walker with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy once again playing hardball. City boss Pep Guardiola is desperate to land the England star as he looks to rebuild his defence. (Daily Star)Chelsea have begun talks with Atletico Madrid over £50million Diego Costa — even though a transfer ban means the striker cannot play for them until 2018. (Daily Mirror)Chelsea could still face competition for Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United AND Bayern Munich. It was believed Everton striker Lukaku was close to a move back to Stamford Bridge, but sources close to the player are adamant no deal has been struck. (Daily Mirror)Liverpool will pay a club-record fee of £39million to complete Mohamed Salah’s on-off capture by the end of the week. Egypt international Salah was to fly into England on Tuesday night after weeks of tense negotiations finally delivered a breakthrough, with the Anfield giants agreeing to pay Roma around £33.5m down, with up to £5.5m more in add-ons. (Daily Mirror)Juventus have earmarked Hector Bellerin and Matteo Darmian as potential replacements for Dani Alves. Right-back Alves could be on the move, with Manchester City and Chelsea chasing him, and is in talks with Juventus about terminating his contract. (Daily Mirror)But Arsenal insist Hector Bellerin is not for sale and they expect the Spanish defender to remain in north London. (Independent)Arsenal are opening contract talks with Aaron Ramsey as part of an effort to avoid a repeat next summer of the uncertainty that is currently hanging over so many key players. (Daily Telegraph)Tammy Abraham will play for Swansea City next season. The Swans have won the loan race for the England Under-21 international, beating off stiff competition from Newcastle United. (Daily Mirror)West Brom are making a fresh attempt to sign Jay Rodriguez from Southampton. The striker is a long-term target for Baggies boss Tony Pulis and he can leave Saints this summer. (Daily Mirror)West Brom are ready to offer Jonny Evans a bumper £20m deal to kill off rumours of a move to Leicester. (Daily Star)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…?Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid superstar set for talks with president Florentino Perez over his futureEverton FC news: Toffees tipped to smash transfer record again with £30m-plus deal for Celtic striker Moussa DembeleHuddersfield Town FC transfer news: Premier League new boys eyeing deal for French starlet Brahim KonateTransfer ALERT! Swansea considering move for former Liverpool defender Martin SkrtelDEAL AGREED? Manchester United set to sign Benfica star Anderson Talisca – reportsTransfer report: Stoke City playing hardball over Giannelli Imbula wages as Nice seek loan deal for Potters floplast_img

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