Defoe chased by Hammers,
Everton closing in on new signing
DATE: 06.01.2016 - SOCCERVOICE - NEWS - SEASON 2016-17
Bilic is desperate to add new players to his squad and first 11 that
can make an instant impact, he is now close to getting the signature
of former Hammers star Jermain Defoe
Defoe has been in great form for Sunderland this
season, despite being playing for a team in the relegation zone. He
is still a great goalscorer at the age of 34, and to get him would
be a great signing for many teams in the Premier Lague.
Morgan Schneiderlin looks close to a move to Everton. The
former Southampton midfielder is not part of the plans at Old
Trafford and Jose Mourinho is keen to off load a number of players.
A fee in the region of £ 25 million is what it will take to win his
Celtic midfielder Nir Button is a target for Spanis club
Espanyol. A fee of £ 10 million could be enough to seal a deal.
Nice and Roma are both chasing Memphis Depay, but the fee
that Manchester United are looking for, around £ 20 million, could
be to much for both clubs and this could also be a reason why Depay
will stay at Old Trafford.
Chinese clubs could be heading for a heave "meltdown" on transfers.
The Chinese government is allready investigation those transfers
that has happened and will not be willing to pay "too much" for
Premier League reserves.
Nottingham Forest midfielder Ben Osborn could be on the move
to Newcastle. Rafael Benitez is eager to get a deal done and has
offered Forest a fee in the region of £ 4 million.
Aston Villa are out chasing new players and Middlesbrough forward
Jordan Rhodes is one mentioned as a target. The Scotland
international will be a heavy investment with, Boro' are looking for
a fee of £ 10 million if they are to consider a move.
Ademola Lookman is a confirmed move from Charlton to Everton,
but it will not be the last transfer done by Koeman. Schneiderlin is
mentioned and maybe one or two more players will be added in the
Manchester United looked certian to win the race for Benfica
defender Victor Lindelof, but the move looks like it will not
happen. Mourinho needs more power in defence and a new target is
Greek international Kostas Manolas currently on the books of
Few believed that Michael Carrick would have a future when
Jose Mourinho arrived at Man Utd, but the 35 year old midfielder has
impressed heavilly and a new one year deal could soon be offered and
West Ham are chasing the market for new players with Celtic forward
Moussa Dembele a target. A bid of £ 20 million is believed to
be "in the hat", but Celtic will probably not sell before the offers
get above £ 35 million.
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