Roman At The Ready
Reports in Russia claim that Roman Abramovich has headed to his native Russia to complete a deal for the Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel, who is valued at £28m by his club.
Really? It would be odd for the usually silent owner to step into negotiations like this, but if he fancied a trip home then why not partake in some business whilst he’s there?
Chelsea are 2.50 to win the Premier League
A Paris Angel?
Angel Di Maria’s unhappy spell at Manchester United looks like coming to a close, with the Argentina star lined up for a move to Paris Saint-Germain by the weekend.
Could he not have stayed? Well United have strengthened their midfield in recent days, and they are unlikely to receive much of a profit on a player who has struggled at Old Trafford. Probably best to get rid.
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Not So Pleased To Michu
Swansea boss Garry Monk has revealed that Spaniard Michu will not play for the club again. The former Swans favourite played on loan at Napoli last season.
I remember when he was good. Yep. He made a stunning impact in the 2012/13 season when everyone wanted him in their fantasy football teams. Injuries later took their toll though.
Swansea are 2.20 to finish in the top 10
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has completely dismissed rumours that German midfielder Mesut Ozil will be moving to Juventus, or anyone else for that matter.
Quite right too. Correct. Ozil improved in the latter half of last season and looks to just be about to experience lift-off in his Gunners career.
Read: James McNicholas on Arsenal’s transfer plans
Robert Lewandowski will cost any club – including suitors Manchester United - £35m to buy according to his agent.
That’s almost two-thirds of Raheem Sterling. Quite. Lewandowski is an arch goal-getter though, and plenty would argue he’s worth it.
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