Man United eye Southampton winger Mane after Pedro snub

Man United eye Southampton winger Mane after Pedro snub

Published Aug. 20, 2015 5:41 a.m. ET

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Southampton face a fight to keep two of their star players, with Manchester United targeting winger Sadio Mane - and Tottenham chasing defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama.


United's interest in winger Mane emerged on Wednesday after Chelsea hijacked the Red Devils' move for Barcelona forward Pedro. Meanwhile, Tottenham want defensive midfielder Wanyama to protect their back four.

Southampton's position is that neither player is for sale.

Emanuele Giaccherini is ready to quit Sunderland to save his Euro 2016 dream.

Norwich are chasing three more players before deadline day after bidding for Wolves striker Benik Afobe.

Juventus are ready to sign Tottenham winger Erik Lamela on loan with a view to a £13million deal, while central defender Federico Fazio is closing on a move to West Bromwich Albion.

Lamela was among the seven players signed in the summer that Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid but will become the fifth to be shipped out within two years, following Paulinho, Etienne Capoue, Vlad Chiriches and Roberto Soldado. Only Christian Eriksen and Nacer Chadli remain at the club.

Fazio, meanwhile, is said to have held talks with West Brom on Wednesday - and his arrival would allow Joleon Lescott to join Aston Villa.

Borussia Dortmund are interested in Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj.

Tottenham and Manchester United have watched Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin.

Manchester United are willing to offer Thomas Muller £250,000 a week to join them from Bayern Munich, but the Germany forward will have to hand in a transfer request if he wants to make the move.

The tabloid says Muller is 'thought to be keen', but adds Bayern chiefs are 'reluctant to sell a second big name to United this summer'.

Manchester City are a step closer to signing Nicolas Otamendi after the Valencia defender completed a medical.

Kevin De Bruyne is set to become a £50million Manchester City player in the next 48 hours - despite publicly snubbing the club.

Everton are lining up a move for Inter Milan skipper Andrea Ranocchia.

Striker Jermain Defoe has had crisis talks with Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat.


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