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Transfer rumors and football rumours: Raheem Sterling, Ousmane Dembele, Pau Torres

10 Jun 2022 | 08:41

Read the latest football gossip and transfer rumors from local newspapers with Sporting Life’s Paper Talk, where those mentioned are Raheem Sterling, Ousmane Dembele and Pau Torres.


Chelsea have made Raheem Sterling a top target this summer, with Barcelona and Real Madrid also keen to sign him for £60m. (Daily Mirror, The Times).

Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech could be on their way out of Stamford Bridge with Thomas Tuchel ready to listen to offers for both (Daily telegraph).

Manchester City and Real Madrid are both preparing bids for Reece James with Chelsea yet to come up with a new deal for the English right-back (Sun).

Chelsea are close to finalizing the signing of free agent Ousmane Dembele after he leaves Barcelona (Le10sport).

Manchester United are growing increasingly confident about wooing Tottenham with the £43m signing of Villarreal defender Pau Torres (Sun).

Manchester City are ready to use youngster James McAtee as weight in their bid to sign Brighton’s Marc Cucurella ahead of Chelsea (Sun).

Ajax have offered Manchester United a £51m bid for striker Antony, with the clubs already in talks (Daily Star).

Despite former boss Erik ten Hag’s arrival at Old Trafford, Donny van de Beek is pursuing a move to Roma this summer (much).

Mexican teams Club America, Toluca and Monterrey are battling to sign Edinson Cavani after he was released by Manchester United (The Guardian).

Newly promoted Fulham almost signed goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha from Lazio (The Guardian).

Young striker Sonny Perkins looks set to leave West Ham after talks over a new deal fell through. Leeds, Tottenham and Aston Villa are all interested (The Guardian).

Southampton are closing a deal for Manchester City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu after the Irishman turned down a new contract at the Etihad (Journal).

Bayern Munich refuses offer to buy Sadio Mane was the subject of a joke by Spartak Moscow on social media, with the club claiming they had received an offer from the German champions for Alexander Sobolev a £10m bonus for Bayern’s win at Eurovision and £20m if Real Madrid signs Lionel Messi (Daily Mail).