Wednesday 24 January 2018

Transfer Talk: Real Madrid and Barcelona in bidding war for Leicester's Mahrez, Guardiola tells Man City to sign Ajax youngster

Riyad Mahrez was a snip when Leicester signed him from Le Havre
Riyad Mahrez was a snip when Leicester signed him from Le Havre

MJ Moran

Barcelona and Real Madrid are set to battle it out to sign Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez. The Sun reports that the two clubs are preparing a €30m bid to bring the Algerian international to Spain in this summer.

Chelsea are going to make a move for A.C Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, according to The Star.

With John Terry out of contract at the end of the season, the Blues are looking for a new central defender and the €30m rated Italian is believed to be top of the list. The same paper also claims that Chelsea are set to join Man Utd in the quest of PSG superstar Edison Cavaini.

In the other half of Manchester new boss Pep Guardiola has told City to sign Chelsea target and young Ajax midfielder Riechedly Bazoer. Although it would take a reported €30m to bring the 19 year old to the Etihad.

City are also believed to have an eye on West Ham youngster Reece Oxford according to The Manchester Evening News.

Reports in the German media have also suggested that scouts at Old Trafford are keeping tabs on Werder Bremen youngster Johannes Eggestein. He has scored 22 goals in 16 appearances for the youth team this season. .

And finally, Tottenham are reportedly looking for cover to help star striker Harry Kane should Spurs  be involved in next year’s Champions League. The Mirror has listed Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne at the top of the Londoners’ wish list.

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