Ryan Giggs to leave Man United if not offered manager's job?
The biggest news in today's transfer talk comes from Old Trafford, where United chiefs are worried that Ryan Giggs may leave the club if he does not become the Reds' next manager.
The Daily Mirror reports Manchester United are worried that assistant manager Ryan Giggs will end his 28-year association with the club if he is overlooked as successor to current boss Louis van Gaal.
The Guardian reports that the Dutchman will keep his position until the end of the season, though it will be reviewed after every match.
Liverpool starlet Jerome Sinclair has told the club he wants to leave, according to the Telegraph, with Watford waiting in the wings to secure a deal for the 19-year-old.
Alexandre Pato is set to join Chelsea on loan with the champions agreeing to sign the Brazil striker for £15m in the summer if he is a hit, according to the Daily Star. The attacker has flown into London today to seal the loan switch, reports the Independent.
However, if Pato’s move falls through, former United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie could become a Chelsea player. The Stamford Bridge club are weighing up a bid for the Fenerbahce frontman, according to a report in the Daily Express, as they look to solve their goalscoring problems.
The Daily Mail reports that Chelsea have quoted Newcastle a £12m fee to sign striker Loic Remy.
The Blues will demand at least £80million before even thinking about selling Eden Hazard, according to a report in the Sun, with Real Madrid the alleged frontrunners in the chase for the Belgian’s signature.
The Independent, meanwhile, claim that Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is being lined up as the long-term successor to Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge.