Plenty of interesting speculation today. Here is a full round-up of all the best stories
CALCIOMERCATO.IT TRANSFER NEWS RUMOURS AUGUST 22 / ROMA - Plenty of interesting transfer news and speculations today! Here is a full round-up of all the best stories, gossip and rumours from Calciomercato.it and more newspapers and websites.
- Paul Pogba is set to sign a new five year deal at Juventus worth €5.5M a year bonus included. (Tuttosport)
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Gianluigi Buffon is not even contemplating retirement and will take "two minutes" to sign a new Juventus deal, his agent has claimed.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Juventus are considering a move for Palermo striker Abel Hernandez.
- Juventus are poised to make a €7 bid for Shakhtar Donetsk forward Luiz Adriano. (Sport Mediaset)
- Manchester United have now tabled a bid of €40m in addition to forward Javier Hernandez for Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal. (El Mercurio)
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Bayern Munich have seen talks with As Roma defender Mehdi Benatia stall, with Chelsea and Manchester United ready to swoop.
- As Roma have seen a €5M offer for Lille defender Marko Basa’s services knocked back. (La Voix du Nord)
- Napoli are eyeing a €10M move for Liverpool striker Fabio Borini.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Zenith St. Petersburg are tracking Inter midfielder Fredy Guarin but the player is not interested in the move and is looking for a better proposal (eg. Manchester United).
- Mario Balotelli has flown over Liverpool but the deal is likely to be completed by lunchtime tomorrow. (Daily Telegraph)
- Porto striker Jackson Martinez has emerged as one of the leading candidates to replace Liverpool-bound Mario Balotelli at Ac Milan but the ‘Rossoneri’ have been told the Colombian is not for sale.
- Ac Milan have made an enquiry for As Roma striker Mattia Destro. (Sky Italy)
- CALCIOMERCATO.iT EXCLUSIVE! Chelsea midfielder Marko van Ginkel‘s agent remained coy when asked about the chances of the player joining Ac Milan.
- Lazio (and Fiorentina) are interested in signing Bordeaux veteran midfielder Jaroslav Plasil. (L’Equipe)
- Fiorentina have bid €3M for Napoli striker Goran Pandev. (Sport Mediaset)
- CALCIOMERCATO.iT EXCLUSIVE! Giacomo Bonaventura’s agent has played down speculation his client is looking to leave Atalanta.
- CALCIOMERCATO.iT EXCLUSIVE! Kuban Krasnodar striker Gonzalo Bueno is wanted by clubs across Italy, with Sassuolo and Bologna among those said to be keen.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Sebastian Giovinco is expected to stay at Juventus despite Torino interest.