15 Jun 2022 | 08:30
Read the latest football gossip and transfer rumours from local newspapers with Sporting Life’s Paper Talk, where Arsenal have entered the race for Raphinha.
Manchester United suggested Christian Eriksen contract (Daily telegraph) as they grew increasingly frustrated with Barcelona’s tactics during the signing negotiations Frenkie de Jong (Journal) but they are still confident to sign both players this summer (Daily Mail).
They can be joined by Tammy Abrahamwho became a top target after United missed out on Darwin Nunez for Liverpool (Daily Star).
Meanwhile Anthony Martialwho returned to Old Trafford this summer after a loan spell at Sevilla, having failed in Spain through injury is not the attitude according to a La Liga club executive (Daily Mirror).
The pressure for United to succeed this season will be greater than ever after the club’s value fell by more than £1.3 billion – the share price has almost halved since August 2021 (Sun).
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku may not return Inter Milan loan after the Italian club agreed a deal to sign Juventus in front of Paulo Dybala Free shipping (Journal).
Another player who could leave Stamford Bridge is Kepa Arrizabalagacan pave the way Chelsea sign goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha Free shipping (Daily Mail).
These exits can help finance the move in the long run Chelsea Target Jules Koundeeven though Seville is said to be furious, he ignited an old injury while playing for France in the Nations League and has since had pelvic surgery (Sun).