Manchester United close on signing Antony from Ajax – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the top stories and transfer rumors from Tuesday’s national newspapers…


Manchester United are closing in on their first major signing of the summer with Antony on his way from Ajax in a £40m move.

Crystal Palace could rival Everton for Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks.

Ajax star Antony
Ajax’s Antony could be set to follow Erik ten Hag to Manchester United

Macclesfield have given thieves a day to return goods after having £10,000 worth of stolen equipment.

Inter Milan have revealed they have signed Andre Onana and Henrikh Mkhitaryan as well as confirming the club are interested in both Romelu Lukaku and Paulo Dybala.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s £1.7m Bugatti Veyron has been involved in a crash in Majorca as police launched an investigation after the Manchester United player’s supercar hit a wall.

Manchester United CEO Richard Arnold has reassured club staff after his pub showdown with fans.


Arsenal are ‘set to make a £50m bid for Raphinha’ as Mikel Arteta’s side look to beat Tottenham and Barcelona to sign the Leeds winger as part of a recruitment drive.

Chelsea are set to join the race for Everton forward Richarlison as Thomas Tuchel plans an overhaul of his attacking options next season.

Arsenal are ‘set to make s £50m bid for Raphinha’, according to reports in the Daily Mail

Aston Villa are close to reaching an agreement with Turkish club Trabzonspor to sell winger Trezeguet for about £3m.

Poland’s Maciej Rybus will not be considered for selection at this year’s World Cup after the defender signed for Russian club Spartak Moscow.

Samuel Eto’o has been given a 22-month suspended prison sentence for tax fraud of £3.32m.

The administrators running Derby have confirmed they are seeking short-term funding to ensure the club can start the season. The crisis-torn Rams only have five senior players under contract.

Brazil boss Tite has revealed that he was approached by Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The agents of Arsenal target Gabriel Jesus are traveling to England in a bid to wrap up his transfer from Manchester City.

File photo dated 23-04-2022 of Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus.  Gabriel Jesus can strengthen City�s title bid by breaking the deadlock in a 2-0 victory at Wolves, who drew 2-2 at Chelsea on Saturday.  Issue date: Monday May 9, 2022.
Gabriel Jesus is a summer target for Arsenal

Barcelona coach Xavi has asked the club’s hierarchy to make a final effort to keep Ousmane Dembele.

Liverpool’s £15m rated full-back Neco Williams is a target for Nottingham Forest but Fulham, Southampton and PSV have also made offers.

Wolves remain in talks with Sporting Lisbon for midfielder Matheus Nunes as they look to bolster their squad this summer.

Leeds are monitoring developments with RB Leipzig midfielder Tyler Adams after his club said he could leave.


Manchester United are ready to gazump Arsenal and sign Lisandro Martinez after failing in their efforts to land his Ajax team-mate Jurrien Timber.

Arsenal will move for Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata should Tottenham successfully hijack their deal to sign Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City.

Alvaro Morata
Alvaro Morata could be set for a return to the Premier League

New Manchester City player Julian Alvarez is set to receive just 14 days rest this summer as the Argentina switches River Plate for the Premier League champions.

Former Egypt boss Hassan Shehata has claimed “Mohamed Salah contributed nothing for the national team” as he lamented the fact he was no longer involved in the national set-up.


Player welfare campaigners have welcomed World Rugby’s decision to extend the minimum stand-down period for most concussed elite-level players to 12 days from July 1 but have also called it “long overdue” and said it is “not the perfect solution” to the game’s ongoing head injury-related issues.

The FIA ​​will meet teams this week in an attempt to defuse the controversy caused by their intervention in the regulations that overshadowed the Canadian Grand Prix.


Christian Eriksen is mulling over an offer from Manchester United after Tottenham distanced themselves from claims they are set to re-sign the Denmark midfielder.

FIFA and World Athletics are likely to follow swimming in imposing a ban on transgender athletes from elite women’s races, with its president, Lord Coe, stressing “biology trumps gender” when it comes to fairness in competition.


Real Madrid are already plotting to sign Erling Haaland from Manchester City.

Erling Haaland has joined Man City on a five-year deal (credit: Man City)
Real Madrid are already plotting a move for Erling Haaland, report the Daily Star

Manchester United are set to adopt a ‘try before you sign’ policy before letting their youngsters out on loan this summer.

Olympiakos centre-back Pape Abou Cisse is under consideration for Brighton among others.

Nottingham Forest are set to sign Union Berlin forward Taiwo Awoniyi in what should be a club-record transfer.


Manchester United are ‘very much’ in the hunt to sign Derby protege Malcolm Ebiowei.

Manchester United are ‘very much’ in the hunt to sign Derby protege Malcolm Ebiowei, according to the Daily Express

Chelsea have reportedly been warned by Sevilla defender Jules Kounde’s representatives that they must begin to make more of an effort to sign him as talks continue to stall due to differences in transfer valuation.

Arsenal are considering the signing of Real Madrid winger Marco Asensio at all costs. The Spaniard is set to enter the final year of his current deal at the Bernabeu and has admitted there are “three possibilities” regarding his future.

Liverpool could be set to offer Naby Keita in exchange for Inter Milan midfielder Nicolo Barella.


Rangers’ chances of landing Aston Villa striker Cameron Archer this summer appear to be fading.

Hearts are closing in on making Peterborough midfielder Jorge Grant their fourth summer signing.

Moussa Dembele will reportedly stay at Lyon and fight for his starting spot next season, putting Celtic’s sell-on windfall at risk.


Rangers’ resolve on Alfredo Morelos’ future could be set for its first big test of the summer. According to a report out of Turkey, transfer negotiations ‘have started’ between the Light Blues and Super Lig club Besiktas.

Charlie Adam has revealed he had talks with Steven Gerrard over a return to Ibrox when he took over as Rangers boss.

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