Eden Hazard is still confusing everybody with stories being leaked firstly saying he wants to play in blue, then saying he wants to play in Manchester. Whilst this suggests Manchester City, many Manchester United fans are still hopeful he will join a team who play in red.
Another player linked with the red side of Manchester is Everton’s Leighton Baines. Rumours suggest the clubs have already been in contact and Manchester United have bid around £12m.
Newcastle will continue their shopping on the continent, as they approach French champions Montpellier for central defender and captain Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, and return to Lille for defender Mathieu Debuchy.
Chelsea‘s Champions League win means they will have much more clout in this transfer window. If they hadn’t won the competition they wouldn’t have been able to offer Champions League football to prospective signings next season, but now they can offer it as the defending champions. Falcao of Europa League champions Athletico Madrid could be their big signing in the striking department this summer.
Chelsea’s Champions League win dealt a bitter blow to Spurs ambitions for next season, as they won’t qualify for the Champions League next season despite finishing fourth in the Premier League. Gareth Bale and Luka Modric will be linked with moves away from the club all summer, and there is likely to be a queue of clubs after their services.