Manchester United must break bank to sign Tottenham’s Kane

Tottenham's England striker Harry Kane is wanted by Manchester United.

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


Raheem Sterling has been subjected to vile abuse and harassment from so-called fans angry at his request not to go on Liverpool’s pre-season tour.

Meanwhile, Sterling, 20, says the breakdown in his relationship with manager Brendan Rodgers is the reason he wants to leave Anfield.

Manchester United have been told they will have to break the bank if they want to sign Tottenham star Harry Kane.

United are set to complete the £12.9million signing of Matteo Darmian from Torino on Thursday and the Italy international has already released a farewell letter to the Turin club’s fans online.

Danny Welbeck will miss Arsenal’s pre-season trip to Asia after suffering another injury setback. The striker hasn’t played since April because of a knee problem – understood to be bone bruising – and it has flared up again.

Premier League newcomers Bournemouth are closing in on the £6m signing of St-Etienne’s 27-year-old former Leeds and Leicester winger Max Gradel.

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is ready to revive his interest in Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar after Saints were beaten by Tottenham in their pursuit of Toby Alderweireld.

Villa expect Liverpool target Christian Benteke to report on Thursday for their pre-season training camp in Portugal.

Stoke are set to hijack Middlesbrough’s move for Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given – paving the way for Asmir Begovic to join Chelsea.

Real Sociedad’s former Arsenal forward Carlos Vela is understood to have rejected an offer to join West Ham.

Micah Richards says he turned down a reunion with his former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini at Italian giants Inter Milan to join Premier League strugglers Aston Villa.

A former Chelsea star, who has won £5.5m on the lottery, is ready to help ex-team mate Jimmy Greaves. Terry Bradbury and wife Ann collected their bumper cheque on Wednesday but their thoughts were with Jimmy who is recovering from a stroke.


Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is ready to end his nine-year love affair with the club by joining Fenerbahce.

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will confirm the arrival of Italian defender Matteo Darmian from Torino in a £12m deal on Thursday.

Newcastle are set to hold talks with PSV Eindhoven’s Georginio Wijnaldum but Everton have now entered the running for the 24-year-old midfielder.

Micah Richards says his new club Aston Villa should sign QPR striker Charlie Austin.

Former Kop great Gary McAllister is set to return to Liverpool as first-team coach.


Liverpool have told Raheem Sterling he must go on the club’s pre-season tour despite telling boss Brendan Rodgers he did not want to travel for the four-game trip to Asia and Australia.

Frank Lampard reckons Petr Cech’s arrival could end Arsenal’s 11-year title drought.

Chelsea will send Brazilian recruits Kenedy and Nathan straight out on loan in a bid to fast-track their work permits.


Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, 31, is close to joining Turkish side Fenerbahce after further talks between the clubs.

Meanwhile, United have re-entered into negotiations with Southampton over midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin after having an initial £20m offer rejected as ‘not serious’.

Yohan Cabaye will undergo a medical at Crystal Palace on Thursday after the club agreed a record fee for the French midfielder. Palace will pay an initial £10m, rising to £12.8m with add-ons.

Former Everton and Portsmouth player Predrag Radosavljevic has emerged as a surprise contender to replace Nigel Pearson as manager of Leicester.

West Brom striker Saido Berahino has parted company with Aidy Ward, the agent behind Raheem Sterling’s transfer fiasco with Liverpool.

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck will miss the club’s Far East tour after suffering a setback from the knee injury that ruled him out of the final weeks of last season.

Middlesbrough are chasing Espanyol striker Christian Stuani; the 28-year-old scored 15 goals last season and is valued at around £4m.

Paris Saint-Germain have signed German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp from Eintracht Frankfurt.


Manchester City are weighing up a third bid for Raheem Sterling as Liverpool insisted the England star will be expected to go on the club’s pre-season tour while he remains their player.

Chelsea target Axel Witsel has ‘agreed’ to join AC Milan according to his agent but Zenit St Petersburg are demanding £22m for the winger.


Liverpool have held talks with their former midfielder Gary McAllister about the vacant role of first-team coach.

Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels has said he was honoured to attract interest from Manchester United but has slammed the door shut on any move this year.


Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado is keen to leave this summer to play more regular football with interest in the 30-year-old from Spain.

New Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, is set to make his first appearance for the Gunners in Singapore after Arsene Wenger named an almost full-strength squad for next week’s Barclays Asia Trophy.


Southampton expect midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 25, to leave but will make Manchester United pay £27m for the France international.


Hull City are confident ahead of Saturday’s FA hearing about their proposed name change to Hull Tigers – because the Football League will not block the move.

Spurs are desperate for the Football Association to allow them to use Wembley as a temporary home – but London rivals Chelsea have offered £3m more in annual rent.