Thursday Transfer News: Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool PLUS More

Well Wednesday was interesting! Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have been given a suspended 21-month prison sentence for tax evasion by a Spanish court in Barcelona.

Manchester United have confirmed signing of star player Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund, while Julian Draxler is a target by three big Premier league giants: Man Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal.

Some highlight’s from yesterday:

Thursday Transfer LIVE:

Italian champions Juventus are ready to make an offer worth £17million for the 27-year-old Serbian international Nemanja Matic from Chelsea.

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Juve believe that could open the door for them to prise away Matic with a deal worth £4.2million a year.

[espl_divider divider_color=”#e62132″ link_color=”#e62132″ size=”4″ margin=”20″]This is HUUUGGEE! Manchester United are ready to pay €120m [£103m] for Paul Pogba. It will be a world-record transfer if this goes past the post!

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[espl_divider divider_color=”#e62132″ link_color=”#e62132″ size=”4″ margin=”20″] Slaven Bilić has revealed that Dimitri Payet will be staying at West Ham, even if Europe’s big clubs come in for him, according to The Mail.

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[espl_divider divider_color=”#e62132″ link_color=”#e62132″ size=”4″ margin=”20″]It seems players are not the only ones under the scanner. Liverpool’s owners have made their most significant move of the summer by opening talks with Jurgen Klopp over a new contract.

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Jurgen Klopp; Pic Cortesy: Twitter – @LFC

Klopp signed a three-year deal, with the option for a further season, when he was recruited by Fenway Sports Group last October but the Americans have taken action to ensure their manager remains at Anfield for the foreseeable future.

[espl_divider divider_color=”#e62132″ link_color=”#e62132″ size=”4″ margin=”20″]Carlos Tevez knows his price it seems! West Ham offered to make Tevez the best-paid player in their history but claim the 32-year-old striker turned them down and demanded £250,000 per week.

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Tevez was offered £150,000 – plus bonuses – and told he would be their first-choice striker next season, but he declined the offer and is set to stay at Argentinian club Boca Juniors.

An annoyed David Sullivan, West Ham’s co-owner, said: ‘All this business, “I love West Ham”, well it’s “I love West Ham if they give me £250,000 a week”.

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