Man United plot double swoop for Ligue 1 duo Marco Verratti and Malcom

David Cooper - Writer 10:07 05/06/2018
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What the papers say

Arsenal are weighing up a move for Marouane Fellaini whose contract at Manchester United expires at the end of the month, according to the Daily Mirror. The midfielder is on the wishlist of new Arsenal boss Unai Emery while AC Milan are also keen on capturing the Belgian’s signature.

Manchester United could be bringing in a pair of Ligue 1 players over the summer, with Red Devils leading the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain‘s Marco Verratti and Bordeaux’s Malcom, despite keen interest from other top European clubs, according to the Manchester Evening News.

One signing Jose Mourinho’s side are due to miss out on is Borussia Dortmund centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos who is due to join Arsenal in a £16m move, the Daily Mirror reports.

Leicester will look to sign Manchester City forward Patrick Roberts as part of a deal which will see Riyad Mahrez head to the Etihad, the Daily Telegraph reports.

Xherdan Shaqiri may be playing Premier League football next season, with both Southampton and Tottenham interested in paying the £12million release clause of the Stoke winger, the Daily Mirror says.

Foxes star: Mahrez.

Foxes star: Mahrez.

Players to watch

Tomasz Kuszczak: The former West Brom and Manchester United goalkeeper has been told he can leave Birmingham, reports Polish newspaper Przeglad Sportowy. The St Andrew’s club had previously rejected bids from Derby and Newcastle for the former Poland international.

Felipe Anderson: West Ham have had a £33m bid for the Lazio midfielder rejected, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

Diogo Dalot: Manchester United are on the brink of announcing the signing of the Porto full-back, Sky Sports says.

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