Sunday 22 April 2018

Done deals

ALEX Ferguson has admitted defeat in the race to sign Alexis Sanchez, who is expected to move to Barcelona this week.

Zoltan Gera, released by Fulham at the end of last season, will join old manager Roy Hodgson at West Bromwich Albion, who have sold Scott Carson to Turkish club Bursaspor for an undisclosed fee.

Swansea's Darren Pratley has signed for Bolton, while Norwich will complete the signing of Leeds midfielder Bradley Johnson.

likely lads

GALATASARY could be the destination of choice for Arsenal's Andrey Arshavin after the Turkish side offered £13.5m for the 30-year-old Russian.

Brazil international goalkeeper Alexander Doni will complete his on-off-on transfer from Roma to Liverpool early this week. Bayern Munich could offer former Liverpool schoolboy Dale Jennings a route back to the top but Tranmere have already turned down a £500,000 offer for the 18-year-old.

Fulham are set to offer £6.5m for Barcelona winger Jeffren Suarez.

potential punts

LIVERPOOL are being linked with Chelsea youngster Daniel Sturridge, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Bolton.

Kenny Dalglish will turn his attentions to Newcastle United's left-back Jose Enrique after they missed out on Manchester City-bound Gael Clichy, while they will not be drawn into a bidding war for Charlie Adam as Alberto Aquilani is still on their books.

Their cross-city rivals may have started a bidding war after Jack Rodwell was reportedly made available by Everton manager David Moyes, alerting the attention of all the big clubs.

Irish Independent

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