Paper Chase: Barcelona identify Newcastle forward Perez as 'MSN' understudy

May 5, 2016

Every 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...

Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez is a shock target for Barcelona whose scouts have identified the Spanish striker as a potential understudy to their megastar front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar - and the Catalan club have contacted Toon chiefs.

Watford are planning for the departure of Odion Ighalo by moving for talented Granada striker Isaac Success.

Manchester United are facing defeat in their bid to try and land Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer.


Tottenham are considering a summer bid for striker Moussa Konate of Swiss club Sion.

Chris Coleman has told Wales chiefs he wants a major pay rise to stay on as manager.

Jose Mourinho was asked by Manchester United bosses to wait a year before taking Old Trafford hotseat but the Special One is desperate to take over Red Devils at the end of the month.

Manchester United have beaten Liverpool and Rangers to young Polish keeper Kacper Chorazka, 17.

Chelsea can seal a £42m deal to sign Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain - but only if they dump Diego Costa in the summer.

Galatasary are ready to end Monaco striker Radamel Falcao's nightmare loan spell with Chelsea.

Eden Hazard's brother Thorgan is the No 1 summer target for newly-crowned Premier League champions Leicester.

Michy Batshuayi says he loves Marseille too much to consider a move to West Ham or Tottenham.

Manchester United are prepared to break the bank in their pursuit of Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann.

Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan has dismissed reports in Italy claiming he held secret talks with Antonio Conte about a potential move to Chelsea on Tuesday evening.

QPR keeper Rob Green is weighing up a move to the MLS.

Nemanja Matic looks set to quit Chelsea this summer with a £20m transfer to Juventus already agreed.

Wolfsburg are determined to keep hold of star defender Naldo this summer amid reported interest from Manchester United.

Barcelona have received a £16m bid for Marc-Andre ter Stegen from a mystery Premier League club, according to Spanish sources.

Juventus have reportedly told Paul Pogba that he must make a decision on his future in the next 15 days.

Leicester will be Claudio Ranieri's last management job - even if Italy come calling.

Blackburn Rovers winger Ben Marshall is a £1.5m summer target for Fulham and Brighton.

Bristol City are ready to splash out £6m to sign Henri Lansbury from Sky Bet Championship rivals Nottingham Forest.

Eden Hazard has performed a U-turn and told Chelsea he wants to stay this summer.

Joe Cole is set to join North American Soccer League club Tampa Bay Rowdies in the summer.

Liverpool are reportedly preparing a summer bid for Ajax winger Anwar El Ghazi.

Juventus chief rules out Chelsea move this summer for Leonardo Bonucci despite Antonio Conte interest.

Antonio Conte is reportedly interested in bringing Inter Milan goalkeeper Samir Handoanovic to Chelsea to replace Thibaut Courtois.

Manchester United are 'close' to completing a £45m deal for Benfica star Renato Sanches.

Champions Leicester City want to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Thorgan Hazard., 23, who is the brother of Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard.