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Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, September 19: Alexis Sanchez eyeing Real Madrid move, Jack Wilshere wants West Ham switch?

Here’s all the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers and online… Alexis Sanchez wants to join Real Madrid and his agent has made contact with the Spanish giants. The Arsenal star missed out on the Manchester City move he wanted in the summer because the Gunners couldn’t get a replacement. Now he is eyeing a return to Spain with Real. (Diario Gol) Jack Wilshere wants West Ham to rescue his career. The Arsenal midfielder is resigned to leaving the Emirates and is hoping the Hammers make a January move. (Daily…

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Chelsea FC transfer news: Atletico Madrid lodge final 'take it or leave it' bid for Blues outcast Diego Costa

Diego Costa has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal Monday, September 18, 2017 Atletico Madrid have lodged a final ‘take it or leave it’ offer worth £57.25m for Chelsea outcast Diego Costa. According to Marca, the Spanish club are ready to make him their most expensive player ever but will refuse to go any higher should Chelsea turn it down. It has been reported Atletico have offered around £48.5m up front with the remaining cash based on performance. Costa has been out in the…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, September 15: Real Madrid to revive De Gea and Hazard bids, Ozil wants Man United move, Isco's insane buy-out clause

Here are the top football headlines and transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Real Madrid are set to revive their interest in Red Devils goalkeeper David de Gea and Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard next summer. (Don Balon) But Spain goalkeeper De Gea has hinted at a long-term Manchester United stay… by moving into a new house. (The Sun) Mesut Ozil is eyeing a move to Manchester United when his contract with Arsenal expires next summer, having reportedly turned down an £8.1million-a-year offer to stay with the Gunners. (The Sun) Alexis Sanchez is set to reject any advance by Real Madrid in favour of…

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Chelsea and Diego Costa transfer news: Atletico Madrid close to wrapping up €60m deal for striker – latest reports

It’s been a difficult summer for Diego Costa Thursday, September 14, 2017 Diego Costa’s future is yet to be resolved by Chelsea, but rumour has it his exit is now close to being finalised. Read on to find out the latest on the Blues forward… Atletico Madrid make breakthrough in negotiations While Atletico are banned from registering new players before the 2018 January transfer window, progress is being made over a deal for the Chelsea striker. Sky Sports News understands that the Spanish side are ‘increasingly confident’ that an agreement…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Thursday, September 14: Real Madrid join race for Sanchez, RB Leipzig ace wants to join 'big club', Wilshere to leave Arsenal?

Here are the top football headlines and transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers… Real Madrid have joined the race to sign Arsenal forwardAlexis Sanchez, who can leave the Gunners for free next summer. (Don Balon) Barcelona have dropped their interest in Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho and have moved on to other targets – FULL STORY HERE Reds target, RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, has said he wants to move to a ‘big club’ and has pointed out there are more of them in England than in Spain. (Bild) The Diego Costa saga…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, September 11: Man United plot £100m Griezmann move, Costa relocates to Madrid, Hodgson to Crystal Palace?

Here are the top football headlines and transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Jose Mourinho wants Atletico Madrid frontman Antoine Griezmann to take Manchester United’s famous – and vacant – number seven shirt, with £100m set aside for the deal. (Daily Star) Chelsea striker Diego Costa has moved his family to Madrid as he continues to angle for a return to former club Atletico. (The Sun) Manchester United are plotting to hijack Arsenal’s £92million move for Thomas Lemar in January after missing out on Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic. (The Sun)…

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Vuelta a Espana: Britain's Chris Froome completes historic victory in Madrid

Chris Froome has become the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana after finishing safely in the peloton on Sunday’s final stage in Madrid. The Team Sky rider’s winning margin was two minutes and 15 seconds over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali. Russia’s Ilnur Zakarin was 36 seconds further back in third. Froome is the third man to complete the Tour de France-Vuelta double in the same year and first in that order. Italy’s Matteo Trentin won the final stage to claim his fourth of the race. Earlier, Froome was able…

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