Paper Chase: Arsenal must up Jagielka bid

BY foxsports • July 22, 2011

Each day during the summer transfer window we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...


Roberto Mancini says he can't even get hold of Carlos Tevez to discuss the Manchester City striker's future.

David Beckham warned Manchester City will never be as big as neighbours United.

Swansea are trying to wrestle Mariano Pavone from the grasp of Blackburn.

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas last night hailed £18million target Romelu Lukaku as a "magnificent" talent.

QPR manager Neil Warnock admits he is unlikely to be given any cash from the potential sale of Adel Taarabt to sign new recruits.

Jimmy Bullard's days at Hull are numbered after a bust-up with boss Nigel Pearson.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is ready to send flying winger Luis Boa Morte to Southampton in a £750,000 deal.

Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish is trying to sign young Peruvian star Renato Tapia.

Jack Colback has admitted he faces a "make or break" test at Sunderland, and will consider a move if he slips down the pecking order.

Stoke boss Tony Pulis is poised to complete a £7million move for former Liverpool midfielder Momo Sissoko.

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is chasing striker Nelson Valdez.

Tottenham and Liverpool are ready to pounce for Caen sensation M'Baye Niang.

Ipswich are ready to pay a stunning £1million for Arsenal reserve Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

Norwich have signed Tottenham right-back Kyle Naughton on loan.


Roberto Mancini has told the Manchester City board he needs new players now.

QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt is holding talks with Paris Saint-Germain.

Arsenal remain hopeful of signing £20million ace Juan Mata after the Spanish midfielder admitted he could be leaving Valencia.

Stoke boss Tony Pulis is ready to splash out £8million to bring former Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko back to the Premier League.

Bolton are hoping to finalise a £5million move for Barcelona striker Jeffren Suarez.


Carlos Tevez's agent Kia Joorabchian reckons the world's top clubs will be falling over themselves to give him an escape route from the Premier League.

Everton have laughed off Arsenal's bid to land Phil Jagielka on the cheap.

West Brom have jumped to the front of the queue in the race to land former England goalkeeper Ben Foster.


Arsenal will have to offer around £18million to prise Phil Jagielka from Everton after having a near-£12million approach rejected.

Liverpool are again looking at Germany left back Marcell Jansen of Hamburg and Porto's Alvaro Pereira.

Chelsea have opened talks for Barcelona defensive midfielder Oriol Romeu and are hoping to finalise a £5million deal.

Matt Derbyshire has sparked a scramble among Championship and Premier League clubs after being left out of Olympiakos' pre-season games and told he can leave.

West Brom are in talks with Birmingham over a £1million loan deal for Ben Foster.

Nottingham Forest and Portsmouth are interested in Derby defender Dean Leacock.


Carlos Tevez's fractious relationship with Manchester City has become so bad manager Roberto Mancini has been unable to even talk to the striker.

Aston Villa will not increase their £9million bid for Charles N'Zogbia and will walk away from the deal if Wigan continue to stall for more money.

Wigan have placed a £12million price tag on Colombian striker Hugo Rodallega in an attempt to scare off interested parties.

Arsenal have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Juan Mata after the winger admitted his Valencia future is uncertain.


Lee Wallace last night clinched a £1.5million move to Rangers.

St Johnstone last night pulled off a stunning signing coup by outbidding Hibs to land Cillian Sheridan on loan.