Manchester United eye world record deal for Barca's Neymar

BY foxsports • August 25, 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...


The Sun again this morning leads with Manchester United's supposed interest in Neymar.

The paper first reported on Saturday that the Barcelona star was at the top of United's wanted list, and today they claim they are ready to spend £240million to make the Brazilian attacker the global face of the club.

That figure, though, includes a £130million transfer fee; a £75million salary over a five-year contract; and the remainder in tax add-ons.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has once again declared that star defender John Stones is not for sale.

Saido Berahino has taken a step closer to the West Brom exit door despite the club turning down the Tottenham target's written transfer request.

Slaven Bilic is ready to make a cut-price move for Galatasaray striker Burak Yilmaz after West Ham scoffed at an initial £10m valuation.


Daily Mail claims Manchester United have no interest in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while the same paper also reports that Real Madrid will not sell Gareth Bale at any price.

Arsenal are set to make a move for PSG striker Edinson Cavani over the next week, following Karim Benzema's insistence that he will stay at Real Madrid.

PSG are said to be reluctant to sell but that has seemingly not deterred Arsene Wenger.

Southampton will consider warning Manchester United and Tottenham not to make any public statements regarding bids lodged for Sadio Mane and Victor Wanyama.

Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is off to Galatasaray on loan.

West Ham's dire need for a striker has pushed them towards a loan deal for Juventus' Simone Zaza.

Rotherham manager Steve Evans says his side have 'zero chance' of signing free agent Joey Barton.

Bournemouth and Norwich are targeting Crystal Palace's Glenn Murray.

LA Galaxy's Robbie Keane believes Major League Soccer can attract the world's biggest players.

Everton are closing in on Uruguay striker Leandro Rodriguez from River Plate Montevideo.


Chelsea are reportedly ready to smash the British transfer record to sign Paul Pogba.

The Daily Express claims the Blues will submit an offer of £72million to Juventus this week.

Cesar Azpilicueta admits he is 'confident' he will remain first-choice left-back at Stamford Bridge despite the arrival of Abdul Baba Rahman.

Arsenal are closing on a deal for Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak.

West Ham could sign £13.2m Juventus striker Simone Zaza in time for their weekend clash with Liverpool.

Southampton youngster Matt Targett has urged the club to resist any offers for Sadio Mane and Victor Wanyama, targets for Manchester United and Tottenham respectively.


Liverpool flop Mario Balotelli is set for a return to AC Milan on loan.

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat is "not happy at all" with the club's lack of transfer activity, with Napoli's Jonathan De Guzman the latest to reject a move to the Stadium of Light.

Manchester City are in pole position to land Kevin De Bruyne for around £53m after Bayern Munich ruled out a bid.

Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado has been snapped in Heathrow Airport, ahead of a reported switch to Juventus.

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has insisted winger Riyad Mahrez is not for sale.

Everton are sweating on a work permit for £5m man Ramiro Funes Mori.

West Ham's bid to sign Emmanuel Adebayor from Tottenham is back on and it is believed the deal could even see Spurs pay some of the player's £100,000-a-week wages.

Tottenham defender Federico Fazio remains a target for West Brom, despite the breakdown of his move over personal terms last week.


Liverpool outcast Fabio Borini has told friends that he will be signing for Inter Milan in the next 48 hours.

Dick Advocaat could quit Sunderland next week.


Liverpool are stepping up their pursuit of Real Madrid's Asier Illarramendi, and are readying a £15m bid, after Real boss Rafael Benitez told the midfielder to search for a new club.



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