PSG request world record fee for Man United target Marquinhos

Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos is a transfer target for Premier League club 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…


Manchester United have been told they will have to pay £112million for 20-year-old Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos.

Winger Wilfried Saha would consider a permanent return to Crystal Palace after joining them on a season-long loan from Manchester United.

Everton have turned down Tottenham’s offer to swap Kevin Mirallas for Aaron Lennon.

Liverpool, Arsenal, Southampton and Everton want Leeds United utility player Sam Byram, 21, whose contract is up in the summer.

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew has been told to improve his offer for Blackburn striker Rudy Gestede.

Meanwhile, Palace and Burnley have sent scouts to watch AC Milan’s 30-year-old striker Giampaolo Pazzini.

Southampton face a fight with Celtic to sign Manchester City striker John Guidetti, 22, who is currently on loan at the Scottish champions.

Cardiff City are set to sign right-back Lee Peltier, 28, from Sky Bet Championship rivals Huddersfield Town.


Tottenham are trying to tempt Everton into selling them penalty bad-boy Kevin Mirallas – and are willing to offer Aaron Lennon in part exchange.

Meanwhile, Spurs have finally started their January clear-out by agreeing a £5m deal with Swansea for right-back Kyle Naughton.

Chelsea are keen on Fiorentina’s Colombia World Cup wideman Juan Cuadrado – but may need to sell Andre Schurrle, a target for Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen, and Mohamed Salah, linked with Besiktas and Roma, first.

Crystal Palace are set to win the race for £6m-rated Blackburn striker Rudy Gestede. Three of the Eagles’ rivals in the relegation battle, QPR, West Brom and Hull, have also been linked with the 26-year-old.

Zenit Saint Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel has issued a come-and-get-me plea to Manchester United.

Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy has insisted Premier League clubs will be wasting their time making offers for highly-rated pair Tyrone Mings and Teddy Bishop in the winter window.

Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla and David Silva of Manchester City been earmarked as future Barcelona players by Nou Camp skipper Xavi.

West Brom are ready to sell Graham Dorrans to Burnley to free up funds and wages to land his fellow Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher from Manchester United. But Baggies chairman Jeremy Peace is standing firm in his bid to keep prized-asset striker Saido Berahino , who has been linked with Liverpool and Tottenham.


Arsenal are weighing up a move for Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote.

Zenit St-Petersburg’s Belgium international midfielder Axel Witsel, 26, claims he wants to play in the Premier League with Manchester United interested in his services.

Manchester City have put Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus top of their shopping list with the midfielder having a £20m buy-out clause. Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United are also interested.

Tottenham are set to make a £6m move for Sporting Lisbon and Algeria striker Islam Slimani.

Swansea are close to signing Tottenham right-back Kyle Naughton, 26, for a fee of £5m.

Southampton are planning a swoop for Manchester City striker John Guidetti, 22, who is stalling on a permanent move to Celtic.

Striker Jermain Defoe, 32, has set his sights on winning back his England place after returning to the Premier League with Sunderland.

Aston Villa boss Paul lambert says £25m would only be enough to buy striker Christian Benteke’s left foot.

Mike Phelan is in the running to become Steve Bruce’s new assistant at Hull City after his departure from Norwich.


Arsenal are keeping an eye on Leeds United’s versatile Sam Byram.

Everton have sent scouts to watch Almeria winger Edgar Mendez – but Arsenal are also keen.

QPR are trying to scupper Crystal Palace’s attempts to sign Blackburn striker Rudy Gestede with a late bid.


West Ham have been told they will have to pay £12m to make Carl Jenkinson’s loan move from Arsenal a permanent deal.

Meanwhile, the Gunners remain in talks with Spanish club Villarreal about signing defender Gabriel Paulista.

Crystal Palace are tracking Sevilla’s 28-year-old Cameroon midfielder Stephane Mbia, who is available on a free transfer.

Newcastle are interested in Hamburg’s German U21 international striker Pierre-Michael Lasogga.

Chelsea defender Nathaniel Chalobah is wanted on loan by Ipswich, Watford and Reading.

Leeds are close to signing defender Sol Bamba on loan from Italian side Palermo and have also enquired about Celtic striker Anthony Stokes.

Ipswich and Charlton want to sign striker Marc-Antoine Fortune from Sky Bet Championship rivals Wigan.


Stoke have made a bid of £4.5m for Trabzonspor striker Abdul Majeed Waris.

Inter Milan want to sign Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma and Tottenham midfielder Paulinho.


Arsenal have opened talks with Spanish club Villarreal about signing 24-year-old Brazilian centre-back Gabriel Paulista.

West Brom have tabled an improved bid of £4.5m for Wigan Athletic winger Callum McManaman.


England midfielder James Milner, 29, has moved closer to leaving Manchester City after contract talks stalled.


London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in Roma striker Mattia Destro.