Manchester City join race for Dortmund defender Hummels

BY foxsports • December 15, 2014

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 City are the latest club to join the race to sign star Borussia Dortmund and Germany defender Mats Hummels.

QPR and Crystal Palace will battle to sign Peter Crouch from Stoke in Janaury.

Hull boss Steve Bruce accepts he made a mistake taking Hatem Ben Arfa, who is believed to be back in France training on his own, on loan from Newcastle.

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has urged manager Brendan Rodgers to offer at least £20m for Swansea striker Wilfried Bony in January.

Newcastle may make another attempt to argue with the Premier League that they should be allowed to sign a keeper on an emergency loan. Their first attempt was rejected. Tim Krul is injured and Karl Darlow is at Nottingham Forest on loan, with no recall clause.


Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is not ruling out a move for Jermain Defoe, and is planning an £8m bid for Croatia striker Andrej Kramaric.

Birmingham's Demarai Gray - who scored a hat-trick in Saturday's 6-1 win over Reading - says he does not want to leave, despite increasing interest from Premier League suitors.

Sunderland are ready to ship out Adam Johnson next month in order to fund a move for Fabio Borini. Liverpool want £10million for Borini.


Brighton are ready to turn to Tim Sherwood to save their season with boss Sami Hyppia set to leave his post today.

QPR boss Harry Redknapp has made a check on Brentford and England U21 winger Alex Pritchard, who is on loan from Spurs.

Wilfried Bony is on the Manchester City radar for January with the champions' senior strikers all sidelined.


Manchester United could sign winger Gareth Bale from Real Madrid for £90m, allowing the Spanish giants to use the money to sign Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Liverpool striker Raheem Sterling.

Inter Milan will battle Ajax and Real Sociedad to secure a loan deal for Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj in January.


Patrick Bamford will stay on-loan at Middlesbrough as Jose Mourinho cannot find a space for him in his Chelsea squad.


Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock plans to strengthen in January but wants more from Dwight Gayle and Wilfried Zaha.

Manuel Pellegrini is desperate for Frank Lampard to extend his stay at the Etihad due to a growing injury list and Yaya Toure's impending departure to the Africa Cup of Nations - and Lampard wants to stay too.


Tony Pulis is in line to replace Nigel Pearson should Leicester City fail to turn around their poor form around following the dismissal of director of football Terry Robinson, who Pulis had a fractious relationship with at Stoke.

 


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