Manchester United release Zlatan Ibrahimovic
It was confirmed on Friday 9th June that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been released by Manchester United after scoring 28 goals and winning the League Cup and the Europa League with last seasons club. As important as he was to Man Utd, he is currently undergoing rehab for a serious knee injury and is not expected back until well into next season. The United States is a popular destination for those in the twilight of their careers. Gerrard, Lampard, Pirlo et al. This is the most likely move and the odds are 4/11 on WilliamHill. To move to a Chinese club is at 10/1, AC Milan at 12/1, Inter at 20/1 and Bayern Munich at 25/1, All odds with WilliamHill.
Hart remains without a club
Hart was loaned to Torino last summer after Pep Guaridiola arrived and is unlikely to stay at Manchester city after Pep signed goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica. Hart is 30 now and would rather stay in England rather than pack his bags again. The premier league is most likely for him. Everton are favourites to swipe him at 5/4, with Liverpool next at 5/1. Chelsea and Roma are both 6/1. West Ham are also likely at 8/1, all odds with WilliamHill.
Diego Costa has been told club want to sell him
The 28 year old was Chelsea's top scorer in the premier league this year after scoring 20 goals but Antonio Conte has told Costa that he will be sold. Costa has said he would like to return to Atletico Madrid but that is not possible until January as the Spanish team is banned from buying players this summer. Ac Milan are favorites at 3/8. In January Costa was offered 30 million a year in salary from China and that is likely again, moving to any Chinese club is rated at 2/1. Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are at 10/1, all odds with WilliamHill
Antonio Conte confident Chelsea can complete James Rodriguez deal
Manchester United were favourites to complete the signing of James Rodriguez after struggling to get game time at Real Madrid, making only 22 appearances in La Liga. However Utd are now more interested in signing Alvaro Morata from Madrid. Man Utd are still favourites on WilliamHill at 6/4, but he is more likely at Chelsea, 4/1 with WilliamHill. He is 4/1 to stay at Real Madrid.
Riyadh Mahrez wants to leave Leicester City
Mahrez recently came out with a statement that he wanted to leave the 2015/2016 Premier League champions. He scored 10 goals this season as Leicester had a poor start to finish 12th in the table. Mahrez wrote "Out of the huge admiration and respect I hold for Leicester I wanted to be totally honest and transparent. I have informed the club that I feel now is the time for me to move on". Arsenal are favourites to sign him at 6/4 after Arene Wenger had announced that he is interested in the Algerian. Monaco had the same odds, both with WilliamHill.
Romelu Lukaku knows where he wants to play next season
Lukaku was the second highest scorer this season in the premier league with 25 goals and only behind Harry Kane. He has announced that he wants to leave and has added that he wants to play in the Champions league and win the premier league. His former club Chelsea remain favourites. The odds are 1/7 with WilliamHill. Manchester United are next favourites at 4/1. Liverpool are 25/1 and all odds are with WilliamHill.
Manchester United are hoping they can keep goalkeeper David de Gea
In summer of 2015 Real Madrid agreed to transfer deadline day with United for De Gea but the transfer collapsed because Madrid did not submit the paperwork in time. De Gea has not been asked for a move, or expressed any discontent recently. But Madrid are still very keen to sign the Spaniard back to his home country. Real Madrid are 7/2 to sign the goalkeeper. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has recently said "Navas is my goalkeeper and that of Real Madrid.". This has frustrated De Gea. The odds are 6/1 for the United goalkeeper to stay.