The Saturday Gossip

Liverpool target £7m Richards, Barcelona want Agger to replace Puyol, Arsenal eye Veltman and Kownacki...

Last Updated: 03/06/14 at 08:42 Post Comment

Latest Articles

The Saturday Gossip

2 comments

Rojo transfer still under threat, United agree Blind fee, exodus planned at City, Agger to Brondby for £3m and...

The Rushed Gossip

5 comments

Van Gaal warns United squad to expect changes, Arsenal want Sokratis, Spurs chasing Welbeck on loan and more...

Daniel Agger of Liverpool challenges Ema

Daniel Agger of Liverpool challenges Ema

LIVERPOOL CHASE RICHARDS
There's more talk of Liverpool moving for Micah Richards on Saturday after Brendan Rodgers outlined his intention to strengthen the Reds over the summer.

According to the Daily Mirror, Richards is high on Rodgers' wanted list after deciding that he wants to leave Manchester City at the end of the season.

'The Manchester City defender, 25, is likely to be allowed to leave the Etihad after deciding not to take up a new five-year deal,' report the Mirror.

'Reds boss Brendan Rodgers believes Richards would be perfect for his squad as he can play right-back and centre-half, and only has one year left on his contract.'

Apparently Spurs and AC Milan are also interested in £7m-rated Richards while Sevilla are keen on a £2m deal for Oussama Assaidi.


BARCELONA TARGET AGGER
According to the Metro, Barcelona are keeping tabs on Daniel Agger as they consider potential replacements for Carles Puyol.

The Barca captain is set to retire at the end of the season following a lengthy struggle with injuries, forcing the club into action.

'Liverpool's Agger has been targeted by Barcelona in the past and they are reportedly now set to rekindle their interest in the 29-year-old,' report the Metro.

'The Catalan club have suffered a disappointing season both domestically and in Europe and are planning to overhaul their squad during the transfer window.'


ARSENAL EYE YOUNGSTERS
Arsenal are reportedly chasing a couple of young stars after Arsene Wenger admitted that he doesn't expect to be too busy during the transfer window.

"We want to add something that makes us even stronger, but number-wise it will not be massive," said the Arsenal boss on Friday.

Two names doing the rounds on Saturday are Polish teenager Dawid Kownacki and Ajax defender Joel Veltman, who has also been linked with Spurs.

Poland Under-17 striker Kownacki, who's thought to be available for around £275,000, has been tracked by a number of clubs after making the breakthrough at Lech Poznan, while Veltman is tipped to gain a place in Holland's World Cup squad after helping Ajax to the Eredivisie title.

Meanwhile, Real Sociedad forward Carlos Vela says he "won't close the door on Arsenal" after revealing a contract clause that allows the Gunners to re-sign him for €4m.


AND THE REST
Arsene Wenger has told his German striker Lukas Podolski that nobody will leave Arsenal in the summer without his say-so...Ross McCormack could quit Leeds if new owner Massimo Cellino sacks boss Brian McDermott...Louis van Gaal will want £200million to spend on transfers when he takes over at Manchester United, according to Dutch coach Raymond Verheijen...Stoke are happy to write off big money and let star striker Peter Crouch run down his contract...Swansea are set to offer Ashley Williams a new deal...Everton are interested in West Ham midfielder Mohamed Diame.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Transfer Rumours

Transfer Centre

Footer 365

Premier League: Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin in plea after thwarted move

Morgan Schneiderlin has appealed to Southampton fans after a thwarted attempt to leave St Mary's.

Premier League: Chelsea hit Everton for six in nine-goal Goodison Park thriller

Chelsea hit Everton for six in a goal-filled Premier League extravaganza at Goodison Park which finally ended 6-3.

Transfer news: Leicester sign QPR full-back Danny Simpson

Leicester City have signed full-back Danny Simpson from Queens Park Rangers for an undisclosed fee.

Mail Box

Surely A Spurs Fan Should Remember...

...what happened to the fourth Champions League place the last time an English team won the thing. Plus, who would want to pay £60 to watch the current England team?

Ginger Pirlo? Don't Make Me Laugh...

A Sunderland fan in the mailbox is surprised by Jack Colback's call up to the England squad. Plus, thoughts on Welbeck and Liverpool's Champions League draw...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property