Premier League transfer news: Harry Kane, Eden Hazard, Jorginho, Wilfried Zaha
Salgado wants Real Madrid to sign Kane while Barcelona join the chase for Hazard
Premier League transfer news and rumours
Salgado: Kane is the No.9 Real need
Former Real Madrid defender Michel Salgado says the Spanish club should sign Tottenham and England star Harry Kane.
Salgado told talkSPORT that he believes Neymar is Real’s No.1 transfer target, but Kane would fit the bill for a new No.9.
“The first target I think is going to be Neymar for sure,” said Salgado. “And then I don’t think we will have enough money to get Harry Kane. But obviously he is the kind of No.9 we are looking for.
“So let’s see what happens but I think the fans would like him to come to Real Madrid but [Spurs chairman Daniel] Levy won’t like it.”
Tottenham striker Kane scored 30 Premier League goals last season and is currently captaining England at the World Cup. He has scored six goals in Russia to lead the Three Lions to the semi-finals, where they play Croatia tomorrow.
Eden Hazard: Chelsea to Barcelona
Yesterday Eden Hazard was being linked with a move to Real Madrid, today it’s Barcelona who are reportedly interested in signing the Chelsea and Belgium star.
Despite Barca’s interest, the player himself may prefer a move to Real. As reported by Marca, Hazard called the Madrid shirt “special” even without Zinedine Zidane as head coach. But he also said he is “fine at Chelsea”.
Chelsea ‘make late bid’ for Jorginho
It had looked almost certain that Napoli midfielder Jorginho would be joining Premier League champions Manchester City, but it’s reported today that Chelsea are trying to “hijack the deal”. (Manchester Evening News)
Lewandowski to stay at Bayern?
Robert Lewandowski had reportedly told Bayern Munich that he wanted to leave, but it now seems he could stay with the German giants. The Polish striker, 29, has been linked with Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid. (Bild)
Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace to Borussia Dortmund
Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund are keen on Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha. With Andriy Yarmolenko looking set to sign for West Ham, Dortmund want to use that cash to fund a bid for Palace star Zaha. He has previously been linked with Tottenham and Everton. (The Sun)
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Lazio to Manchester United
According to reports Manchester United officials have met representatives from Italian club Lazio to discuss a deal for highly-rated midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. The Serbian international, who played at the World Cup, is valued at around £130m. (talkSPORT)
Angus Gunn: Manchester City to Southampton
Manchester City goalkeeper Angus Gunn is close to signing for Southampton in a £13.5m deal. The 22-year-old spent last season on loan at Norwich. (Sky Sports)
Lascelles bid rejected
Newcastle United have rejected a £20m bid from West Ham for defender Jamaal Lascelles. The Toon skipper, who has been linked with Everton, is reportedly not for sale. (Sky Sports)