Paper Talk: City to make Rose bid



Manchester City are planning a £15m swoop for Danny Rose, while Stoke keeper Asmir Begovic is being lined up for a £10m switch to Liverpool.


  • Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been rewarded for his Premier League title success with a new £42m deal and has shaken hands with owner Roman Abramovich on a bumper four-year offer.

  • Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini has issued a 533-word call to arms to fans but did not mention his manager, John Carver, once.

  • Roy Keane claims he would never have tried to get a manager's job the way Tim Sherwood did at Aston Villa.

  • Lee Cattermole insists Sunderland will not go down - because their players care.

  • Inter Milan will press ahead with a summer bid for Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure even if they are hit by Financial Fair Play sanctions.

  • Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne has revealed he is willing to snub a £20m move to Manchester United.

  • Liverpool have been left in pole position to sign PSV's Memphis Depay - by default.

  • West Ham are ready to join the battle for Blackburn striker Rudy Gestede.


  • Steve McClaren turned down the chance to take over at Newcastle United because of concerns about the present management structure at the club.

  • Jose Mourinho's long-term future is expected to be settled when he signs a two-year contract extension over the summer.


  • Chelsea are to hold talks with Jose Mourinho's representative aimed at extending the manager's second spell at Stamford Bridge by a further two years.


  • Daniel Sturridge has had surgery in New York to rectify a hip problem as Liverpool try to bring an end to the muscle injuries that have plagued the striker over the past year.

  • Chelsea are bracing themselves for another busy summer of negotiations with Atletico Madrid after adding Antoine Griezmann and Toby Alderweireld to their list of transfer targets.


  • Chelsea and Jose Mourinho are ready to conclude talks over a new contract with a view to keeping him in charge at Stamford Bridge until 2019.

  • Martin Skrtel's contract talks with Liverpool have hit a snag over a clause relating to the number of games he must play each season.

  • Bournemouth have made an enquiry for Sporting Braga striker Eder.

  • Stoke and Southampton scouts have checked on Stefano Okaka at Sampdoria.


  • England boss Roy Hodgson is on a collision course with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal over full-back Luke Shaw.

  • Manchester City are planning a £15m swoop for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose.

  • Per Mertesacker insists Arsenal can mount a serious title challenge next season, but only if they make a flying start.

  • Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic is being lined up for a £10m summer switch to Liverpool.

  • Jose Mourinho will be rewarded for guiding Chelsea to the title with four more years at Stamford Bridge.


  • Chris Ramsey will be confirmed as QPR's new manager on a two-year deal at the end of the season.

  • Jose Mourinho is set for a contract extension and will then oversee a major overhaul of his Chelsea squad.

  • Manager Mauricio Pochettino has seized overall control over transfers at Tottenham.

  • Southampton and Swansea have joined Newcastle in the chase for £15m-rated Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic.


  • Everton fear Tottenham will price Aaron Lennon out of a permanent summer move to Goodison Park.

  • Ron Vlaar says he is not fussed about losing the Aston Villa captaincy after boss Tim Sherwood handed the armband to Fabian Delph.


  • Stefan Johansen has insisted he is staying at Celtic as his heart is set on landing the Treble next season.

  • Jason Denayer's old mentor Thomas Caers has insisted his former player should quit Celtic for a move abroad.


        Advertise With Us