Manchester United are moving closer to acquiring the services of Barcelona winger Pedro and are ready to pay the £22m release clause which would take their summer spending past the £100m mark.
Manchester City have suffered a huge blow in their pursuit of Kevin De Bruyne with Wolfsburg insisting: “We don’t need your £50m.” The Belgian winger is contracted to the German club until 2019 after joining for £18m from Chelsea.
Tottenham will launch a £10m bid for West Brom striker Saido Berahino in the next 48 hours but there could be a snag with the Baggies valuing him at £20m
.Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has had a pop at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger by claiming the Blues won the title last season spending far less money than the Gunners chief.
Kevin De Bruyne has admitted he would like to wrap up a switch to Manchester City.
Manchester United are fuming with Sergio Ramos and feel betrayed by the Real Madrid defender with reports that he is set to sign a new deal at the Bernabeu.
Mourinho has questioned why his Manchester City counterpart Manuel Pellegrini criticised him for being self-obsessed rather than enjoying his holidays.
Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal has warned David de Gea that he must fight off competition from Sergio Romero to retain his place in the team after handing the Argentina goalkeeper a three-year deal at Old Trafford.
Roy Hodgson will meet with Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn in the next few weeks to clarify when his future as England manager will be decided, with signs of tension in the relationship between the governing body and coach starting to emerge over the weekend.
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