Transfer News Today: What Will Agger Do?


Mere Forum Chatter:

QPR are apparently lining up bids for Spurs striker Jermaine Defoe and Arsenal’s want-away forward Andrey Arshavin. However, Arshavin is said to prefer a return to Russia, while Andre Villas-Boas will not allow Defoe to leave White Hart Lane until at least one other forward is brought into White Hart Lane.  

Tabloid Speculation:

Chelsea’s summer spending spree is far from over. The European Champions are ramping up their interest in Napoli’s Uruguayan  striker Edinson Cavani and Marseille’s Spanish international full back Cesar Azpilicueta, both of whom are currently in London representing their respective nations in the 2012 Olympics.  

 

Contact Made:

Sunderland boss Martin O’Neill is keen on Scotland striker Steven Fletcher, who is available from relegated Wolves at the right price. The price, however, is the problem, as Wolves are holding out for a monster £15million for the 25-year-old.

 

Bid Tabled:

Man City have tabled a £13million bid for in demand Liverpool centre half Daniel Agger. The tattooed Dane has expressed his will to depart Anfield and is expected to choose between a move to City, Barcelona or Real Madrid in the coming days. Alright for some.

 

Medical and Terms:

Real Madrid and Tottenham have finally agreed on a £36million fee for Croatian star Luka Modric. The diminutive playmaker is now due to discuss terms and undergo a medical at the Bernabeu.

 

Signed, Sealed, Delivered:

Norwich have confirmed the signing of out of favour Sunderland defender Michael Turner. New Canaries chief Chris Hughton has tied the former Hull man to a two-year-deal at Carrow Road.