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United boss Van Gaal set to turn to Real Madrid defender Pepe
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United boss Van Gaal set to turn to Real Madrid defender Pepe

Published Aug. 4, 2015 4:50 a.m. ET

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 United made two world record-busting £100m bids for Gareth Bale this summer.

Rio Ferdinand fears Manchester United are losing their identity by joining the mad scramble to buy instant success.

Manchester City must stump up £45m before they can talk to Wolfsburg's Kevin de Bruyne.

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola says Manchester United's new midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has not been fit for three years.

Manchester United will let Jesse Lingard leave the club, with Bristol City hoping to tie up a £2.5m deal.

Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane can become a world great at Tottenham.

Rudy Gestede can be Aston Villa's new Christian Benteke, according to Tim Sherwood.

Crystal Palace face a battle to get Yannick Bolasie tied down to a new contract.

Jordan Rhodes' £14m move to Middlesbrough is off, with Blackburn unwilling to sell to a Sky Bet Championship rival.

Manchester City can only begin to hold talks with Kevin de Bruyne if they meet his £50m valuation from Wolfsburg.

Angel Di Maria's move to PSG has been delayed as he was still feeling the effects after a 20-hour trip from Argentina to Doha for his medical.

Victor Valdes' kit has been moved to the Manchester United U21 dressing room, as his exit from the club draws near.

Chelsea attacker Oscar is not a target for Juventus.

Former Tottenham and Leicester defender Paul Konchesky is close to joining Sky Bet Championship side Bristol City.

David Marshall remains in talks over a switch from Cardiff City to West Bromwich Albion.

Real Madrid have already begun choosing their replacements for Karim Benzema, leaving him clear to sign for Arsenal for £46m.

Liverpool have upped their offer for Real midfielder Asier Illarramendi.

Liverpool are braced to wait until deadline-day to receive decent offers for unwanted stars like Mario Balotelli, Fabio Borini and Jose Enrique.

Louis van Gaal could turn to a deal for Real Madrid and Portugal defender Pepe instead of John Stones.

Chelsea have asked Tottenham to name their price for England left-back Danny Rose.

Lazio have said they will take Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli on loan next season, but only if they beat Manchester United and qualify for the Champions League.

Angel Di Maria's proposed move to Paris Saint-Germain is being delayed because Manchester United are digging their heels in and demanding £45m-plus for the Argentine.

Manchester United will sign Barcelona forward Pedro for £20m by Thursday.

Former England defender Rio Ferdinand has urged Everton center-back John Stones to snub a move to Chelsea and sign for his former club Manchester United instead.

Sunderland are set to complete a double swoop for midfielders Yann M'Vila and Leroy Fer.

Steven Caulker is aiming to use his loan to Southampton to force his way back into England contention.

Norwich boss Alex Neil has reignited his interest in Dynamo Kiev striker Dieumerci Mbokani.

Newcastle could turn to Bordeaux striker Diego Rolan instead of QPR's Charlie Austin.

West Ham are set to ramp up their interest in Charlie Austin after Enner Valencia was confirmed to be out for 12 weeks through injury.

Chelsea are in limbo over their proposed deal for Baba Rahman from Augsberg.

Southampton have made a £7m bid for Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk.

Christian Benteke has been given the No. 9 shirt at Liverpool.

Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo says he does not care that the world Cup will be in Qatar in 2022 by using some very colourful language.

PSG defender Thiago Silva believes Angel Di Maria will be making a step up by moving to the French club from Manchester United.


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