Mourinho told to trim wage bill before adding defender Jose Fonte

Jose Mourinho’s spending spree at Manchester United has come to a juddering halt. The Old Trafford hierarchy has demanded that the wage bill be trimmed before the Portuguese is allowed to bring any new players in, leaving him frustrated in...

Romelu Lukaku to join Chelsea, with Charlie Austin to Everton

Everton are set to clear the way for Romelu Lukaku, 23, to join Chelsea by moving for Southampton’s Charlie Austin, 27. The Toffees are bracing themselves for an improved bid from the Blues after Chelsea struggled to an opening Premier...

Jose Fonte linked to shock £8m Manchester United transfer

Manchester United’s summer spending may not be over with Jose Mourinho targeting another central defensive addition. The Red Devils discussed the possibility of signing Leonardo Bonucci, 29, during negotiations over 23 year-old midfielder Paul Pogba’s record breaking transfer but Juventus...

Jose Fonte to join Koeman’s Everton, Stones replacement

Everton are poised to take Southampton’s Jose Fonte, 29, to Goodison Park in a £9m deal. The Toffees have opened negotiations over the centre back who was a key member of the parsimonious Portuguese defence in their triumphant Euro 2016...

Done Deal: Graziano Pelle £13m moves to Chinese League

Southampton are in talks with Chinese club, Shandong Leung, over a £13m deal for striker Graziano Pelle, 31. The Italian, who played a key role in the Azzurri run to this summer’s Euro 2016 quarter-finals, was expected to follow former...

Chelsea line up shock Graziano Pelle £12m transfer swoop

When Graziano Pelle, 30, came to England two years ago, few had heard of the Italian striker. Ronald Koeman had and polished his rough diamond into a Premier League marksman, as well as an Italian international. The Dutch manager, newly...

Done Deal: Liverpool sign Sadio Mane, £36m fee

Liverpool completed their first major signing of the summer when Sadio Mane, 24, left Southampton in a £36m deal. The striker has been handed the number 19 shirt after becoming one of the most expensive signings in the club’s history....

Liverpool move for £25m Sadio Mane, with Joe Allen set to leave

Liverpool are ready to meet Southampton’s £25m valuation of forward, Sadio Mane, 24. Jurgen Klopp is desperate to revive the Reds fortunes and needs to sign a reliable striker this summer to do so. Daniel Sturridge, 26, has continuing fitness...

Done Deal: Tottenham agree £11m fee for Victor Wanyama

Tottenham Hotspur have agreed an £11m fee with Southampton for the services of Victor Wanyama, 24. The Saints are still hunting for a new manager so the board took the decision that the contract rebel would be sold. Premier League...

Rumour: Liverpool prepare £30m bid for Sadio Mane

Liverpool are preparing a daring £30m raid for Southampton striker, Sadio Mane, 24. The Saints are likely to resist initial overtures whilst they search for a new manager following Ronald Koeman’s departure to Everton. It’s a turbulent time on the...