Pep Guardiola is close to making Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan his first recruit at Manchester City.The Spaniard has been a key admirer of the Dortmund star and had tried to sign him while he was at Bayern munich.PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, will be Mourinho‘s first target as United boss – with 8m pounds the mooted asking price.Zlatan Ibrahimovic could pocket an astonishing 400,000 pounds per week if he decides to join Manchester United, while Jose Mourinho has urged David de Gea to stay at the club.
Chelsea‘s hopes of signing longterm target Koke this summer look to be over. The Spain midfielder, 24, says he has no intention of leaving Atletico Madrid.Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is set to sign a new two-year contract as the Saints look to stave off interest from Everton.Former Ajax manager Frank de Boer is “keen” on replacing Roberto Martinez as Everton’s new manager, the Dutchman’s brother Ronald says. Michael Carrick is set to stay at Manchester United for another year, with a new deal matching his current 80,000 pounds weekly wage.Crystal Palace are considering a 7million pounds swoop for West Brom striker Saido Berahino. Chelsea are planning a summer swoop for Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer, a regular in Denmark’s international side. Meanwhile, the Blues have told Everton they will not be held to ransom over Romelu Lukaku, with the Toffees demanding 65m pounds for the striker.
Roma could hijack Arsenal‘s move for Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, who spent last season on loan in Italy with Inter Milan.And finally, Danny Simpson has pleaded with Leicester stars Jamie Vardy, Danny Drinkwater and Riyad Mahrez to stay at the club and attempt a repeat of their incredible Premier League success.