Transfer News Today: Ruthless Mourinho Ready To Axe One Of Man Utd’s Biggest Earners

Bye Bye Bastian

He arrived last summer in a blaze of glory, but Bastian Schweinsteiger could be one of the first casualties of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United reign if reports are to be believed.

The Germany international and World Cup winner, who signed a three-year contract for Louis van Gaal last August, has struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford, and Mourinho wants him off the wage bill as he prepares to revamp his squad.

United are 5.00 to win the Premier League


Liverpool Line Up Gibbs For Problem Position

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Kieran Gibbs could be the latest player targeted to solve Liverpool’s problem position at left-back.

The Arsenal man is available for around £12m, and is believed to be open to a switch to Anfield after seeing his career stall at the Emirates Stadium.

Liverpool are 10.00 to win the Premier League


Mahrez To Follow Vardy?

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Not content with prising Jamie Vardy away from champions Leicester City, Arsenal are now looking to add PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez to their squad as Arsene Wenger continues to break with tradition and throw money around.

Mahrez, 25, has reiterated his desire to stay with the Foxes, but Vardy’s potential move could see him change his mind.

Arsenal are 7.00 to win the Premier League


Deeney To Replace Vardy?

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But one man who could be on the way into Leicester could be Watford’s Troy Deeney, who has been lined up as a replacement for Vardy if the forward goes to Arsenal.

Deeney, the Hornets captain, was involved in 50% of his team’s Premier League goals in 2015/16, a division high.

Leicester are 26.00 to win the Premier League