Buffon, Hazard, Martial: Top transfer rumors across Europe
The football season might be drawing to a close but clubs have no time to rest as they gear up for the next season. The likes of Chelsea, City and PSG are already lining up reinforcements for the next season with the likes of Eden Hazard, Anthony Martial and Buffon being linked with moves. Here are the top transfer rumors from across Europe.
Manchester City line-up Hazard bid
Manchester City are ready to make a bid of over £100 million to lure Chelsea's Eden Hazard to the Etihad Stadium this summer. The Premier League Champions are ready to match his £300,000-per-week wage demands. Huge clouds hover over Hazard's future after Chelsea failed to qualify for the Champions League this season.
PSG try to lure Buffon to Paris
According to Goal.com, French champions Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made an audacious offer to sign Gianluigi Buffon on a free transfer when the 40-year-old leaves Juventus. The Ligue 1 Champions have agreed to double the wages of the Italian which will take his pay to €8 million-per-year, double of what he earns at Juventus.
Mikel Arteta to take up Arsenal job
Arsenal's hunt for a new manager to replace Arsene Wenger might have come to an end as former Arsenal player and current assistant of Pep Guardiola, Mikel Arteta has reportedly agreed to take over the job. However, other reports claim that no contract has been signed yet and Arsenal will announce their new manager in the coming days.
Chelsea eye Anthony Martial
Chelsea are keen on signing Manchester United forward Anthony Martial this summer. The Frenchman has been placed as a top priority on their transfer list. Chelsea had a poor season this year and they believe the Frenchman will be the right man to provide the right boost to their attack. Jean-Michael Seri of Nice is also a potential target.
Manuel Pellegrini is West Ham's target
Former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly the managerial candidate to fill up the role at West Ham, ahead of Newcastle's Rafa and former PSG manager Emery. Manuel is currently the head coach at Hebei China Fortune and is being preferred for his experience.