GOSSIP: Arsenal want Barcelona star, Chelsea and Man United’s battle for PSG man

first_imgHere are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers…Arsenal are set to offer £25million for Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan over the summer. (The Times)Chelsea and Manchester United are both showing interest in Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti. (Daily Mirror)Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus is good enough to play for Spanish giants Barcelona, according to Brazil team-mate forward Neymar. (The Sun)Former Tottenham left-back Yuri Berchiche is a target for Real Madrid. The 27-year-old did not play a single league game during his time at White Hart Lane between 2008-10. The Spaniard was loaned out to Cheltenham Town while at Spurs but is now impressing for Real Sociedad. (Marca)Stoke City striker Peter Crouch has not closed the door on his England career, Potters boss Mark Hughes has revealed. The 36-year-old has scored seven goals in 22 appearances this season and last played for the Three Lions in 2010. (Stoke Sentinel)Watford winger Steven Berghuis will return to the Hornets permanently after his loan with Feyenoord expires at the end of the season. (Watford Observer)Black Cats midfielder Sebastian Larsson will not enter discussions about a new contract until after the season has finished. (Sunderland Echo)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines:Michael Ballack has told talkSPORT Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil could play for any of the world’s top clubs ‘if his head is right’…but insists he is too good to move to TurkeyRay Parlour believes Arsenal should stick with Petr Cech this summer and not move in to sign Joe Hart, but says the England goalkeeper would be a good fit for LiverpoolLiverpool are set to move ahead of Chelsea in the race for Ivan Perisic by submitting an offer of £30 million for the Inter Milan wingerArsenal and Manchester City target Djibril Sidibe is wary about leaving Monaco – because he doesn’t want ‘to become a substitute’.Barcelona are hoping to beat Manchester City and Tottenham to the signing of Real Madrid playmaker Isco by offering him a £17.3 million signing-on bonus should he agree a free transfer in the summer of 2018last_img read more