Paper Transfer Talk: AC Milan set to sell Michael Essien
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Manchester United are set to look elsewhere for the midfielder they so crave after the £62 million valuation of Arturo Vidal by Juventus.
The Italian side want £50 million in cash plus £12 million rated Nani despite the Portuguese signing a new contract at Old Trafford recently. Juventus also want left back Patrice Evra and may include the France defender in their negotiations.
Manchester United are set to leave the Vidal chase leaving Arsenal and Bayrn Munich as the major suitors for the Chilean.
The Red Devils will look to the cheaper alternative in William Carvalho of Sporting Lisbon who is set to cost £43 million after their sporting director said any club would have to meet the buy-out clause.
AC Milan are preparing to sell Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien according to reports from Tuttosport. The Italian club are willing to cash in on the former Chelsea player for a fee in the region of £3.2 million to fund their pursuit of Napoli's Blerim Dzemaili.
The Milan club are looking to reinforce their squad for the upcoming season and Essien could make way for some of the reinforcements after failing to live up to expectation.
Jordan Ayew is set to leave Olympique Marseille in the current transfer window after another French club Lille made a £4 million bid for the Black Stars forward.
Le 10 Sports reports Lille see Ayew as the perfect replacement for their set to leave Belgian striker Dvork Origi.
Jordan Ayew is however not restricted in options as West Bromich Albion, Stoke City, Schalke 04 and Hull City Tigers are all chasing for the Ghanaian's signature.
Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy is in talks with Arsenal over an £8m move to the Emirates according to the observer. The France player confirmed he will be joining the Gunners after Le Blues exit from the ongoing FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil.
Barcelona and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez will not be part of the deal to take Luis Suarez from Liverpool to the Nou Camp, with Arsenal leading the chase to bring the 25-year-old to the Premier League according to the Sunday Times.
Former Chelsea midfielder Franck Lampard is poised to announce he will sign for New York City FC according to the Daily Star.
The Sunday People reports former Chelsea player Ashley Cole has agreed a 3-year deal with Italian side Roma.
Liverpool are set to make a gargantuan £75.5 million on Luis Suarez if Alexis Sanchez refuses to make a move to the Anfield club as part of the deal, the Daily Mirror reports.
Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre is not budging on the Luis Suarez release clause and is set to milk every penny from Barcelona who are set in opinion to sign the Uruguayan forward.
Liverpool are interested in Sanchez but the Chilean wants to stay in Spain with a move to Arsenal the most likely if he does move to the English Premier League.
Barcelona would have to meet the full valuation of Suarez if the Chilean fails to join Liverpool in the next 48 hours.
Edin Dzeko is set to be handed a new deal at Manchester City to warn off suitors according to the Daily Mirror.
Manchester City player Samir Nasri is set to take a huge pay cut to stay with the English Premier League Champions according to the Daily Star.
Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez refused to join Southampton as the part of the Luke Shaw to Manchester United deal, reports the Daily Mirror.
Manchester United have been told to increase their bid in their chase for Dutch defender Daryl Janmaat, the Daily Star reports.
New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is set to enforce his new club midfield with his current Netherlands player Nigel De Jong, the Daily Star reprts.
Real Madrid are confident of signing Colombia's World Cup star James Rodriguez from Monaco, with a fee of £70m expected to be enough to lure him from Monaco, the Sunday times report.
Borussia Dortmund are set to hijack Liverpool's move for Belgium World Cup star Divock Origi.