Plenty of interesting speculation today. Here is a full round-up of all the best stories
CALCIOMERCATO.IT TRANSFER NEWS RUMOURS AUGUST 27 / 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.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Juventus have made an enquiry for Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato, but Juve’s loan request shouldn’t work.
- Juventus are planning a surprise move to try and lure Atalanta striker German Denis to Turin. (Sport Mediaset)
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! As Roma have played down their chances of signing Eder Balanta, due to the high price (€6,1M) River Plate are demanding.
- Kostas Manolas has revealed that Juventus were one of several top clubs he rejected in favour of As Roma.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! As Roma have joined Juventus, Galatasaray, Schalke 04, Atletico Madrid and Wolfsburg in the race for Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski.
- Livepool have reached an agreement to offload Lucas Leiva to Napoli on a season long deal with an option to buy at a fee of €10M. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)
- Zenit St Petersburg are set to move for Inter Milan Fredy Guarin, after the Russian side beat Standard Liege to qualify for the Champions League.
- Tottenham have been rebuffed by Ac Milan in an attempt to swap Roberto Soldado for Mattia De Sciglio. (Sky Italy)
- Liverpool have reportedly rejected Ac Milan's loan offer for Fabio Borini.
- Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel has turned down a loan move to Ac Milan. (Sky Italy)
- Antonio Candreva is on the verge of signing a new five-year deal at Lazio Roma. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)
- Barcelona are no longer interested in Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado after purchasing Brazilian Douglas Pereira as an alternative.
- Fiorentina have tabled an official bid to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fernando on loan with option to buy for €15m. (Sky Italy)
- CALCIOMERCATO.iT EXCLUSIVE! Luca Cigarini’s agent has hinted his client is set to stay at Atalanta.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Daniele Dessena’s agent has confirmed Leeds United (and Chievo) are interested in Cagliari midfielder.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Parma are keen to extend Sassuolo target Antonio Mirante’s contract to 2019.
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Sampdoria have lodged a €5M bid for River Plate defender Eder Balanta.
- CALCIOMERCATO.iT EXCLUSIVE! Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato has rejected an offer from Torino.
- Agents acting for Torino forward Alessio Cerci arrived in London last night, with the Torino striker's representatives thought to be hopeful of generating interest from Arsenal. (London Evening Standard)
- CALCIOMERCATO.IT EXCLUSIVE! Udinese full-back Davide Faraoni’s agent has confirmed Torino are in advanced talks to sign the player, but "no decision has been made on his future".