Neymar opens door to Man Utd

A round-up of today’s transfer gossip and football stories from around the newspapers.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 24th August 2015, 7:30 am
Were Man Utd representatives in Barcelona last weekend to talk about Neymar and not Pedro?
Were Man Utd representatives in Barcelona last weekend to talk about Neymar and not Pedro?


Barcelona superstar Neymar is open to a move to Manchester United – but the transfer is unlikely to occur before the current window closes.


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Super-agent Jorge Mendes has been brought in to try and secure Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan a move to Manchester United.

Arsenal could land Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 27, if they make a £50m bid for the France striker.


Neymar’s international agent Pini Zahavi was at Old Trafford on the day SunSport revealed Manchester United want the Barcelona superstar.


Crystal Palace are ready to relaunch a move for Charlie Austin, but only if Queens Park Rangers lower their £15million valuation.

AC Milan GM Adriano Galliani has confirmed the club are in talks to bring Mario Balotelli in on loan from Liverpool.

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was tight-lipped over rumours involving Neymar and Manchester United on Sunday night.

Everton want Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian playmaker Bernard after ending their pursuit of Andriy Yarmolenko.


Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville says John Terry, 34, needs to stay at Chelsea and accept a reduced role rather than leave the club in the same manner Steven Gerrard, 35, departed from Liverpool.


Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed the club is on the verge of signing Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado on loan from Chelsea

Mario Balotelli’s Liverpool nightmare could be ended by former club AC Milan, after CEO Adriano Galliani confirmed the clubs are in talks.

Former West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has poured cold water over reports suggesting he could replace Dick Advocaat as Sunderland boss.