TOP STORY: United to launch shock move for Ramsey
Jose Mourinho has targeted Aaron Ramsey as a contingency plan should Manchester United not be able to persuade Borussia Dortmund to part with Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The Sun reports that the former Chelsea boss is interested in the Wales international and would need to pay £50 million to persuade the Gunners to sell.
Ramsey, 25, almost joined the Red Devils after leaving Cardiff, but he opted to join the Londoners instead. Now Mourinho has earmarked the Welshman as his new Frank Lampard as he begins life at Old Trafford.
City to postpone Sane move until after Euros
Manchester City will reluctantly wait until after Euro 2016 to make their move for Leroy Sane, with the Mirror revealing a potential £40 million move for the Schalke starlet will arrive once Germany’s journey in France finishes.
Pep Guardiola is known to be a big admirer of the 20-year-old, but Sane is not short of fans with Liverpool and Bayern also known to be monitoring the situation.
Once Sane’s international duties with Die Mannschaft have culminated, Markus Weinzierl hopes the highly rated winger will commit to Die Konigsblauen.
As Weinzierl said, “He should stay with Schalke. Leroy is one of several players that I like.”
Deeney ready to snub Leicester move
When the Premier League champions are ready to pay £30 million for you, it takes a lot of courage to walk away, but the Telegraph says that is exactly whatTroy Deeney is about to do.
Watford are ready to double their captain’s wages by offering a new £50,000-per-week deal after rejecting Leicester City’s latest offer of £25m.
Deeney, 27, enjoyed a superb season in a more withdrawn role behind Odion Ighalo but still managed to chip in with 13 Premier League goals. Despite the offer of Champions League football from Claudio Ranieri’s side, Deeney is keen to finish his career at Vicarage Road and lead the Walter Mazzarri era.
Chelsea to reject bid for defensive starlet
Andreas Christensen’s future appears to be tied to Chelsea with the Blues ready to knock back an £18 million bid from Borussia Monchengladbach.
The Blues see the Danish centre-back as a potential successor to John Terry and the Mail suggests the 20-year-old will return to Stamford Bridge after his second season on loan with the Bundesliga club.