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Alan 1:13 Sat May 25
Saturday newspapers (includes West Ham)

Manchester United are in the running to sign Atletico Madrid's France World Cup winning forward Antoine Griezmann after doubts emerged over the 28-year-old's reported move to Barcelona. (Independent)

United are also set to move for Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos, 33, who could leave the club this summer after 14 years. (Mail)

Arsenal are set to sell midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 30, this summer despite backing the Armenia captain after he opted against playing in next week's Europa League final in Baku over security fears. Mkhitaryan scored six goals in 25 Premier League games in 2018-19. (Sun)

Chelsea's Spanish defender Marcos Alonso, 28, may consider a move away from Stamford Bridge despite signing a five-year contract last October. (Evening Standard)

Meanwhile, Blues and Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 28, wants his move to Real Madrid to be tied up by 4 June, but the clubs are still some £26m apart in their valuations with Real so far offering £86m and Chelsea looking for closer to £112m. (Mirror)

Manchester United and Spain keeper David de Gea, 28, is no nearer signing a new contract at Old Trafford even though his deal expires next summer. De Gea, who has been at United since 2011, can sign a pre-contract agreement with foreign clubs from January 2020. (Sky Sports)

The Red Devils could be on alert as Ajax's 19-year-old defender Matthijs de Ligt, who is a target for a number of clubs, has 'liked' a social media image of the club's 2008 Champions League success. (Mirror)

Everton are favourites to sign Arsenal and England forward Danny Welbeck, 28, on a free transfer this summer. (Evening Standard)

Tottenham are planning to spend £80m on Bournemouth's England striker Callum Wilson, 27, and his Cherries team-mate David Brooks, 21. (Mail)

Arsenal and Manchester United are both keen on Paris St-Germain central midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 24, with the France international out of favour at the Ligue 1 champions. (Star)

The Gunners are also preparing a bid for Bournemouth's Scotland winger Ryan Fraser, 25, with the player valued at £30m. (Mirror)

Liverpool and England defender Nathaniel Clyne, 28, is attracting interest from Italian side Napoli as well as Crystal Palace, West Ham and Bournemouth. The Reds want £15m for Clyne, who spent the second half of the 2018-19 season at Bournemouth. (Sky Sports)

Atletico Madrid and Valencia are both interested in signing Monaco's former Manchester United and Chelsea loan signing striker Radamel Falcao this summer. The 33-year-old Colombian spent two seasons at Atletico between 2011 and 2013. (L'Equipe - in French)

Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas, 41, is close to being appointed coach of Marseille. Rudi Garcia said on Wednesday he had decided to leave the Ligue 1 club at the end of the season. (Telegraph)

Manchester United are in talks to bring in Norwich chief Stuart Webber as director of football at Old Trafford. (Sun)

Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, could be the subject of a £25m bid from Manchester United, as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer attempts to strengthen his midfield. (Standard)

Former Arsenal and England defender Sol Campbell, 44, has not been paid by League Two Macclesfield for two months. Campbell, who kept the Silkmen in the Football League, says he is staying at the club. (Sun)

Middlesbrough have stunned Derby County by announcing their intention to sue their Championship rivals, days before the Rams face Aston Villa in the play-off final at Wembley. (Telegraph)

Sport Witness

Everton, West Ham and Wolves interested in Al Ahli striker, 23 goals this season

Three Premier League sides are today linked to Cape Verde striker Djaniny Semedo, who currently plays for Al Ahli.

Portuguese outlet A Bola says West Ham United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton are all following the 28-year-old.

It’s the Hammers who get most attention. A Bola writes that the club, ‘who could already have agreed with Marega’ from Porto, are now interested in Djaniny for the centre forward position as well.

Then the outlet says Everton and Wolves have ‘gathered information’ about the player too.

Djaniny started his career in Portugal, where he played for União Leiria, Benfica, Olhanense and Nacional. In 2014, he moved to North America, where he featured for Santos Laguna from Mexico.

Then the last summer, Saudi club Al Ahli signed the striker on a €10m deal. He’s made 29 appearances for them this season, and managed to score 23 goals, whilst adding eight assists. His contract with the club runs until 2022.


Lazio market, Badelj coming out. In addition to Bordeaux, watch out for the English Aston Villa and West Ham

Lazio midfielder Milan Badelj could leave in the summer. In addition to the former Viola Paulo Sousa's Bordeaux, there are also two English clubs from him: Aston Villa and West Ham

ROME - Lazio midfielder Milan Badelj will most likely leave the Biancocelesti team in the summer. The Croatian did not find much space with the eagle on his chest, in the role of deputy Leiva. Moreover he also knew, that he would come to Lazio not having the guarantee of the starting position. In the last few weeks, for the vice world champion, the strong interest of Paulo Sousa's bordeaux has been recorded, the Portuguese coach would like to find him again after his experience with Fiorentina. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport on Badelj there would be the interest of two English clubs: Aston Villa and West Ham, the Birmingham team can get Badelj only in case of promotion, in the Championship final against Derby County.

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gph 1:42 Sun May 26
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Are the Daves after Badelj because he's the vice world champion?

Thanks, Alan

White Pony 11:37 Sat May 25
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I big fat No Thanks to Badelj.

Thanks Alan 10:38 Sat May 25
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Stoaty 1:21

Mex Martillo 8:20 Sat May 25
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Thanks Alan

Texas Iron 4:20 Sat May 25
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FruityBoots. 4:11 Sat May 25
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Thanks Alan
And thanks Google Translate

The Stoat 1:21 Sat May 25
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Thanks Alan

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