Here are the top transfer stories and rumours from 4th November 2016 featuring Yaya Toure’s January move and Jose Mourinho’s drastic plan to turn Manchester United’s fortunes around.
Yaya says sorry to Manchester City
Powerful midfielder Yaya Toure has apologised to Manchester City and Pep Guardiola for his antics in recent months. The new Man City manager had clearly mentioned that Yaya will not have a future at the club until he says sorry for his behaviour to the fans and club officials. Now that Toure has apologised, we may see the big Ivorian back in the Man City lineup sooner rather than later.
Mourinho plans a major shake-up at United
As realistic as it may sound, Manchester United will not stop spending money in the upcoming transfer windows after Telegraph reported a story earlier today claiming that Jose Mourinho will sell as many as 8 players in the next two transfer windows. Players heading for the exit doors are Marcos Rojo, Matteo Darmian, Morgan Schneiderlin, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Michael Carrick.
Bentaleb has a new club in mind
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Nabil Bentaleb is expected to join Bundesliga outfit Schalke in January for a reported fee of £17milllion. Daily Star are convinced of Bentaleb’s White Hart Lane exit after the midfielder impressed during his loan spell in Germany.
Berbatov wants a Premier League return
Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov wants a Premier League return in January after calling it time on his career with Greek side PAOK. Berbatov came out yesterday discussing his time in England and claimed that he would like to work with a club who have young strikers as he can really help them and get the best out of the team.
Although no Premier League club has come forward to sign the Bulgarian,we may see a bidding war in a couple of months’ time.
Barcelona open talks with Luis Suarez
According to reports from Marca, Barcelona are set to enter negotiations with their star striker Luis Suarez amidst reports of a summer exit. Manchester United are linked with a £138million bid for the Uruguayan striker which has unsettled the Catalan club who are now ready to tie down Suarez to a new deal after agreeing a new long-term deal with Neymar.
Zlatan on his way to MLS?
MLS giants LA Galaxy are planning to cut short Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s time at Manchester United after preparing a summer offer for the Swedish striker. Zlatan has suffered his worst patch in front of goal in a long time and will reportedly not sign a one-year extension with the club. Zlatan will be a free agent at the end of this season and LA Galaxy are confident of tieing Zlatan to a 1-year deal next summer.Published 05 Nov 2016, 00:47 IST