Man United plan £50m-plus raid on Tottenham & Real Madrid want Mourinho BACK – paper review

first_img Transfer rumours and paper review 1 Here’s the top transfer-related stories in Saturday’s newspapers…Manchester United will step up their bid to sign Harry Kane after firing blanks against Middlesbrough. Boss Louis van Gaal knows it would take a British record transfer fee of more than £50m to land the Tottenham and England striker, but is desperate to boost his attacking options and has made Kane his ultimate target. (The Sun)But Tottenham will fight to keep Kane at the club – with manager Mauricio Pochettino insistent that the England international is going nowhere after signing a new five-and-a-half year deal at White Hart Lane in February. (Various)Jose Mourinho is being lined up for a sensational return to Real Madrid. That is the remarkable claim from former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon who also confirmed the Spanish giants want to sign Eden Hazard. (Daily Mirror)Chelsea striker Diego Costa is a transfer target for Barcelona. The Spanish giants are currently under a transfer embargo but will be free to sign players from January onwards and are eyeing a move for the former Atletico man. (Daily Express)Barcelona are also considering a shock move for Dirk Kuyt in January.The Blaugrana have been hit hard by injuries this season with Leo Messi, Sergi Roberto and Andres Iniesta all sidelined in recent weeks and want cover in the attacking department. (Daily Mirror)Norweigian wonderkid Martin Odegaard is eyeing a loan move after struggling to break through at Real Madrid and a spell in the Championship could be an option for him. (Daily Mail)Aston Villa’s hopes of bringing in Rémi Garde as their next manager may have been hampered by the Frenchman’s former club Lyon. Garde is keen to take with him two members of his old backroom staff, Bruno Génésio and Gérald Baticle, but they are still working at Lyon and the Ligue 1 club has said they will not be allowed to leave. (Guardian)Chelsea are set to move for Shakhtar Donetsk star Alex Teixeira in the January transfer window with the Brazilian keen to push a move through. Playmaker Teixeira, 25, wants to move to the Barclays Premier League this winter and Jose Mourinho could look to him to revive his struggling side. (Daily Mail)And here’s the latest headlines…Barcelona need to balance books by selling either Messi or Neymar, claims former club presidentExclusive – Lionel Messi is learning English and ‘preparing for the possibility’ of a Premier League move, says Guillem BalagueExclusive – Cristiano Ronaldo ‘idolises’ Man United but a ‘strategy is in place’ for PSG, claims Guillem BalagueGareth Bale is NOT leaving Real Madrid, insists Los Blancos legend Zinedine ZidaneExclusive – Manchester United target Neymar is considering Barcelona exit, insists Guillem BalagueArsenal can NOT recall Serge Gnabry from West Brom loan to ease injury crisis, reveals WengerJohn Terry set for Turkey move? Antalyaspor to swoop for out-of-contract Chelsea captain in the summerEverton and Swansea go head-to-head for Bordeaux’s Ligue 1 assist leader Wahbi KhazriLuis Enrique rules out Barcelona approach for West Ham and Tottenham target Alexandre PatoAston Villa caretaker boss Kevin MacDonald expects Remi Garde to be next managerlast_img read more