Manchester City set to break British transfer record for Pogba

BY foxsports • July 5, 2015

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 poised to break the British transfer record and sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba for £71m.

Robin van Persie wants a £12m pay-off to leave Manchester United after Turkish club Fenerbahce tabled a four-year offer to the Dutch striker that matches the £250,000-a-week deal he currently earns at Old Trafford.

Arsenal have made contact with Barcelona over the availability of Spanish forward Pedro, according to reports in Spain.

Newcastle are closing on a deal for Northampton's teenage striker Ivan Toney.

Sunderland are ready to make a £2.5m bid for QPR forward Junior Hoilett.


Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe wants to smash the club's transfer record by paying £14m to land QPR striker Charlie Austin.

Sunderland have signed Belgium defender Nicolas Lombaerts from Zenit St Petersburg for £5m.


QPR striker Charlie Austin is keeping West Ham and Newcastle sweating while he waits for Chelsea to come in for him.

Burnley will press Liverpool this week for an £8m compensation deal for striker Danny Ings after rejecting a proposed £5m fee.

West Ham are battling Tottenham and West Brom in the race for £10m-rated FC Basel striker Breel Embolo.


Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has agreed to join Fenerbahce for just £5m.


Liverpool's pursuit of Christian Benteke has hit an impasse until Aston Villa give them an indication they will be prepared to drop their asking price for the Belgian striker from the £32.5m buy-out clause.

Robin van Persie plans to return to Manchester United next week for talks with manager Louis van Gaal about his future as Valencia became the latest club to express an interest in signing him.

Chelsea fear Manchester United are ready to hijack their swoop for Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.



Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling will report for pre-season training on Monday but his future could be settled in the next seven days with Manchester City poised to launch a third bid.

Chelsea are set to complete the £8m capture of Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic this week.



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