Premier League Transfer Round Up: Liverpool star Daniel Agger targeted by Barcelona
Barcelona have turned their attention to Liverpool centre-back Daniel Agger after failing to land Chelsea’s highly rated Brazilian David Luiz. Tottenham are looking to add few more quality players to their ranks while a chap called Cesc Fabregas ends all hopes for Manchester United and much more in our daily Premier League Transfer round up segment.
Oh, Danny Boy
Barcelona suffered heavy rejection from Chelsea for their pursuit of David Luiz. The Blues have informed them not to bother returning again with further offers, as under no condition the Brazil international will be sold.
Hence, the La Liga giants immediately have shifted their attention to target B who is none other than Liverpool’s Daniel Agger. It is understood that the Spanish champions have lodged a formal bid of £17 million for the big Dane.
Brendan Rodgers has been harping on the same tune called “Loyalty” for the past few weeks and expects the Denmark skipper to stay in the summer.
More with Liverpool, not about Suarez though
Liverpool are looking to find a good left full-back in the coming season and have targeted Guilherme Siqueira of Granada, with an offer has been placed, in the region of £12m, as per reports from Spanish newspaper AS.
This bloke is ‘very happy’ at Barcelona
Former Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas has ended his speculation about a probable move to Manchester United by claiming he is ‘very happy’ at Barcelona.
A United spokesman said: “We appreciate Cesc is a contracted player at Barcelona, completely respect everything Cesc has said.”
Spurs to sign another midfielder?
Tottenham are looking to sign a defensive/central midfielder Etienne Capoue from French club Toulouse. The 24-year-old would cost around £8.6 million and could be a perfect foil for new signing Roberto Soldado.
Spurs are targeting Real Betis starlet Alvaro Vadillo, who is also a target of cross-town rivals Arsenal. Also, the North London club are ready to give PSG a hard fight for Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
Other transfer news
Aston Villa are looking to launch yet another bid for Nuremberg’s Hiroshi Kiyotake, as Paul Lambert looking to bolster his midfield options.
To wrap up the segment, Gareth Bale’s probable move to Real Madrid in jeopardy after Madrid president Florentino Perez has told ESPN that £85 million is too much money to spend on the Welshman.