Friday, 11th May Paper Talk: Latest Transfer News And Football Headlines Across The World

  • Atletico Madrid is ready to make a sensational approach to bring former striker Sergio Aguero back from Manchester City.
  • Liverpool has identified Bordeaux winger Malcom as a summer target, with Jurgen Klopp looking to strengthen in attacking areas.
  • Manchester City could go after Napoli’s £53m-rated Jorginho this summer with Pep Guardiola determined to bring some youth to his midfield.
  • Swansea will axe Carlos Carvalhal at the end of the season but chairman Huw Jenkins intends to fight fan demand for him to follow.
  • Gareth Southgate has not written off Jack Wilshere’s World Cup hopes as he prepares to name his squad for Russia.
  • 2018 FIFA WC: England friendly will give Eagles psychological boost ‘Ogenyi Onazi said the Eagles will be in a good frame of mind to confront England on June 2 as the match and others lined up for the national team will boost their confidence for the World Cup starting June 16.
  • Adepoju: Eagles can defeat South Americans. Ex-international Mutiu Adepoju has said the Super Eagles are likely going to record their first victory over a South American team at the forthcoming FIFA World Cup.
  • Aina Grateful To Hull For Successful Loan Spell From Chelsea. Super Eagles defender Ola Aina has sent a thank you message to Championship club Hull City following his successful loan spell with the club from Chelsea for the whole of the season.
  • 10 teams for Nasarawa FA Cup. The Nasarawa State Football Association says 10 teams registered to participate in this year’s FA Cup.
  • Atletico Madrid to play CHAN Eagles in Uyo. Spanish Top Flight LaLiga outfit, Atletico Madrid will play against the CHAN Eagles at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on May 22.
  • Huddersfield faces a battle to keep hold of midfield lynchpin Aaron Mooy, with West Ham keen on the Australia international.
  • Ostersunds boss Graham Potter and Bristol City manager Lee Johnson are likely to be considered by Swansea City should Carlos Carvalhal leave at the end of the season.
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  • A proposal is in place for Premier League referees to make live announcements to explain VAR decisions, much as officials do in American Football.
  • Gareth Southgate is considering calling teen starlets Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jadon Sancho into his World Cup plans.
  • Arsenal legends Steve Bould and Jens Lehmann are being offered the chance to stay on at the club as coaches.
  • Chelsea target Maurizio Sarri will meet with Napoli’s president next week to discuss his future.
  • Everton is lining up a £25m move for Newcastle skipper Jamaal Lascelles.
  • Manchester City’s Yaya Toure has confirmed he wants to play on in the Premier League.
  • Benik Afobe is waiting to find out if Wolves will buy him after a successful loan spell, but the Bournemouth striker does have interest from other Premier League clubs.
  • Juventus want to sign Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata on a £15m deal which would see him loaned back to his former club for two years.
  • Crystal Palace has told Tottenham, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City that Wilfried Zaha will cost £70m.
  • Everton will have to reach a financial settlement with Wayne Rooney over the last year of his contract before a move to DC United can be sealed.
  • Chelsea has told Mason Mount to return from his loan at Vitesse Arnhem with a view to him joining the first team.
  • Cardiff is leading the race for Newcastle’s England youth sensation Paul Woolston after an impressive trial.
  • Preston is set to offer Darnell Fisher fresh contract terms to keep him away from Premier League clubs.
  • Fulham and Aston Villa have joined Sheffield Wednesday in the race to sign Sunderland star George Honeyman.



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