Transfer news and football gossip: Leicester to ‘break the bank’ to sign Monaco’s Youri Tielemans, Christian Eriksen to Manchester United, Premier League trio eye Adrien Rabiot


Transfer news and football gossip: Leicester to ‘break the bank’ to sign Monaco’s Youri Tielemans, Christian Eriksen to Manchester United, Premier League trio eye Adrien Rabiot

talkSPORT.com round up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online…

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is prepared to break the Foxes’ transfer record with a £40m bid to secure 21-year-old Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans on a permanent deal from Monaco. (Mirror)

Juventus are monitoring Tottenham’s Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 30, who has a release clause of £25m. (Calciomercato)

Rafael Benitez wants Newcastle to fight to keep hold of £30m-rated Spanish forward Ayoze Perez, 25, who has hinted that he is willing to listen to offers from other clubs. (Mirror)

Brendan Rodgers is set to smash Leicester’s transfer record this summer

Manchester United want Tottenham’s £60m-rated Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sees Eriksen as a key part of his rebuilding plans at Old Trafford. (Standard)

Paris St-Germain ace Neymar wants to partner Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, and believes he and the Belgium international could “cause havoc together”. (Fox Sports Brazil – via Fox Sports Asia)

Premier League trio Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are also keen on signing PSG’s Adrien Rabiot after Real Madrid pulled out of a move for the France midfielder. (Mirror)

Roy Hodgson has admitted that Wilfried Zaha, 26, could leave Crystal Palace this summer. The Ivory Coast forward is valued by Palace around the £75m to £80m mark. (FULL STORY)

Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen is wanted by Manchester United

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, 25, hopes to remain at Old Trafford next season, despite interest from Lyon and Arsenal. (MEN)

Real Madrid have offered Chelsea the option to extend Mateo Kovacic’s loan for another season – although the Blues would then be obliged to buy the Croatian midfielder for £26m. (Star)