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New York City look to add Barca star Xavi to high-profile roster

New York City want to add Barcelona midfielder Xavi to their high-profile roster.

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez could be the next superstar to join new MLS franchise New York City.

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Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...



Liverpool could take their summer spending past £150million as Brendan Rodgers targets Arturo Vidal, Marco Reus and Paul Pogba.

Manchester City are set to offload midfielder Javi Garcia after Alvaro Negredo's injury.

Tottenham have made a stunning £20million bid for France World Cup star Antoine Griezmann.

Southampton want Stefan de Vrij to replace Dejan Lovren but face a fight with Manchester United.

Leicester are targeting former Trabzonspor's Chelsea winger Florent Malouda as they bid for Premier League safety.

Turkish side Besiktas are keen on Fulham's £11m Costa Rica striker Bryan Ruiz after his impressive World Cup.



Frank Lampard will officially join MLS club New York City later this week.

Chelsea striker Demba Ba is on the brink of an £8million move to Besiktas.

Steven Gerrard reckons Wayne Rooney should succeed him as England captain.

Erik Lamela has vowed to show Spurs fans what he is capable of this season.

Harry Redknapp wants four more signings to bolster QPR's Premier League survival bid.



Manchester City are planning to hijack Didier Drogba's return to Chelsea by making a rival bid for the striker.

Arsene Wenger has sunk rumours linking the Gunners with a move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli.

Southampton will battle Deportivo La Coruna for River Plate's £7m-rated striker Teofilo Gutierrez.



Manchester United are planning to offer Ajax £17m for Holland defensive midfielder Daley Blind.

PSG are preparing to offer Manchester United target Angel Di Maria a loan move from Real Madrid.



Mario Balotelli wants £5million-per-year after tax to join Arsenal this summer.

Manchester United are closing on a £16million deal for Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels.

Tottenham have been rebuffed in a £15million bid for Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann.

Xavi is the next high-profile target for New York City as they prepare to confirm the signing of former Chelsea star Frank Lampard.

Atletico Madrid are struggling to finance a deal to bring Fernando Torres back to the club.



Trabzonspor were in talks last night to sign Kolo Toure from Liverpool but the Ivory Coast defender is more likely to move to a club in the Middle East.

Chelsea have ended their interest in re-signing Tiago and the midfielder is expected to sign a new deal at Atletico Madrid.

Fernando Amorebieta has attracted interest from Malaga following Fulham's relegation from the Premier League.