Chelsea linked with move for third Atletico Madrid player

Joao Miranda could become the third Atletico Madrid player to join Chelsea in the summer.

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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 have instructed QPR striker Loic Remy to reduce his demands for massive wages if he wants to complete his move to to Anfield.

West Brom’s new signing Joleon Lescott has expressed his displeasure at the lack of transfer activity by his club a month after moving from Manchester City.

Jose Mourinho has laid into Arsenal as he claimed Cesc Fabregas was never interested in returning to the Emirates.

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of defender Filipe Luis from Atletico Madrid on a three-year deal.

Liverpool are set to lose the Ben Davies transfer battle as the left-back moves closer to a move to Tottenham.

Harrison McGahey has become the 28th player to leave Blackpool this summer.

Harry Redknapp is confident QPR will not make the same mistakes in the transfer market.

Derby are set to sign West Brom midfielder George Thorne.

Brentford have beaten Leeds to the signing of Rochdale forward Scott Hogan.


Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will decide next week whether he will rejoin his old club as a player/coach, with the Ivorian claiming he is weighing up three offers.

Newcastle’s attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa is to contest his club’s decision to fine him after he reported to pre-season training overweight.

Injured Arsenal forward Theo Walcott could complete his recovery from a knee injury in time for England’s first Euro 2016 qualifier at Switzerland on September 8.

Brighton have bid £1million for Fulham goalkeeper David Stockdale.

Crystal Palace will make another bid for Cardiff captain Mark Hudson.

Ravel Morrison is still hoping for a new contract at West Ham.


Having brought in Filipe Luis on Friday, Chelsea are in discussions over a £20 million bid for yet another Brazilian – Atletico Madrid defender Joao Miranda.

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been forced to make an embarrassing U-turn and pledge his future to the club.

Manchester United’s players are buzzing having tasted their first training sessions under new boss Louis van Gaal.

QPR’s new defender Rio Ferdinand was desperate to play for Harry Redknapp and rejected a move to fomer club West Ham.

Newcastle United want Sporting Lisbon defender Eric Dier but boss Alan Pardew wants the club to reduce the £5m asking price.

Stoke are facing fresh competition from Olympiakos for Barcelona forward Bojan, who they want to sign on loan.

Jose Campana has been told he is free to quit Crystal Palace.

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman wants to sign Argentinian midfielder Leonel Vangioni.


Yaya Toure has invited yet more ridicule after he performed a U-turn on his desire to leave Manchester City – then claimed the speculation over his future was "disappointing".

Chelsea have completed the signing of Filipe Luis from Atletico Madrid, with the full-back describing the move as a "dream".


Everton are confident of sealing a permanent move for Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku within the next two days.

QPR have been offered the chance to take on 34-year-old former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o but his wage demands may put off manager Harry Redknapp.

Blackpool are hoping to tie up a deal for Barnsley defender Martin Cranie.


Tottenham are close to completing a £10m deal for 21-year-old Swansea City defender Ben Davies, having seen off rival interest from Liverpool.

Chelsea have been offered Roma centre-back Mehdi Benatia but have been told he will cost £27million. Chelsea’s top defensive target remains Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane.

Burnley are preparing a bid for Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury.

Southampton are among the clubs watching Jamie Vardy’s situation at Leicester.

QPR and Sunderland are interested in the possibility of signing Tim Cahill from New York Red Bulls.


Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp plans to sign "five or six" more players before the start of the Premier League season, with Tim Cahill among his transfer targets.

Sunderland have reached a stalemate in their efforts to sign Marcos Alonso because of Fiorentina’s valuation of the midfielder. Modibo Diakite would move in the opposite direction.

Inter Milan are willing to meet the wage demands of Dani Osvaldo and hope that Southampton will loan him out for a second season.

Tottenham have withdrawn their interest in QPR striker Loic Remy and Swansea’s Wilfried Bony. 


Real Madrid are considering a move for Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo as a potential replacement for Juventus-bound Alvaro Morata.

Arsenal face competition for goalkeeper David Ospina from Valencia.