Football Shorts – all the latest From Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, QPR, Real Madrid

The Gareth Bale saga rages on, as Real Madrid have begun their charm offensive in their battle to buy the Spurs star this summer. The Spaniards are ready to use winger Jose Callejon as rather tasty bait, and offer him to the north Londoners in a deal worth around £8 million in order to sweeten any possible deal for the £100 million-rated Bale. (Mirror)

IT’s a strange situation at QPR – with their imminent relegation yet to be confirmed, the majority of the club’s massively underachieving squad is unlikely to drum up much interest this summer. Harry Redknapp has gone on record questioning the commitment of some of his high-earning players this season, so it seems odd that owner Tony Fernandes has told Harry that players won’t be sold without the manager’s blessing this summer (Mirror) – Surely he’ll take what he can get for Shawn Wright-Phillips!

Despite inspiring Spurs to a 3-1 win over Manchester City at the weekend, Tom Huddlestone has admitted he may have to quit Tottenham this summer for more first team football. (Mirror)

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Denmark starlet Christian Eriksen is ready to leave Ajax this summer, but will snub Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham and instead wants to spend his time on the bench at Manchester City. Suit yourself, Chris.

Playmaker-crazy Chelsea, apparently doing their best impression of Michael Douglas in Falling Down, look like they’ll go postal in the transfer market again this summer. The club is monitoring Alexis Sanchez’s situation at Barcelona to add yet more firepower to their thus-far failed attempts to Highland-charge the Premier League into submission.

Liverpool are ready to sell Luis Suarez - but only to a foreign club and only if they receive a bid of more than £40m. (

Remember Borja Valero? No? Me neither. The midfielder failed to make too much noise at West Brom in 08/09, but seems to have found his voice at Fiorentina – and TalkSport reckon Arsenal, Man City and Spurs are chasing him.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Tom Ince seems to have got rather used to playing for his dad on Bloomfield Road’s ‘beach’ pitch, but has refused to rule out a move to Liverpool this summer.

No stranger to shocking mistakes this season, Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says he would snub Barcelona to stay at the Etihad. M’kay. (The Sun)

Oh and Man Utd won the title. Didn’t you hear?