Ins and Outs: Evening Transfer Update

By : Luke Liddy |




 Didier Drogba Returns to Stamford Bridge on a one year deal. (Sky Sports)


–  Liverpool are in pole position to sign Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri after tabling another offer. (Blick)


– According to Ángel di María’s agent, the Real Madrid star will make a decision on his future in the coming days. (Cope)


– AC Milan are eager to sell Mario Balotelli, 23, to Arsenal and want 22-year-old forward Joel Campbell as part of the deal. (Star)


– Arsenal are in pursuit of Real Madrid’s veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas. The Gunners have offered the 33-year-old Spain international a five-year deal worth £1.4m a year. (Express)


– Atletico Madrid have made a fresh approach to sign unsettled Manchester United striker Javier Hernández. (Times)


– Southampton defender Dejan Lovren will undergo a medical with Liverpool over the weekend. (Sky Sports)


– Speculation that Manchester City are close to announcing the signature of Eliaquim Mangala is rife after  a video reportedly showing him talking about his Blues future appeared on Twitter.  (MEN)


– Sunderland are looking to seal a move for Chelsea’s Patrick van Aanholt within the next 24 hours to finally ease their left-back headache. While Gus Poyet hopes they can make a concrete move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Cristian Rodriguez. (Sunderland Echo)


– Speculation continues to grow over the future of Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal. Liverpool are poised to make a £42.5m offer after the midfielder appeared to rule out a move to Man United. (Metro)



– Done Deal. Manchester United winger Bebé has joined Benfica. (@SL_Benfica)