Coral’s Rumour Reel: Spurs seeking Baggies frontman?
Having relied heavily on the goalscoring prowess of star striker Harry Kane last season, Coral’s 6/1 top four chances Tottenham are now tracking West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino as they look to secure an a deadly all-English strikeforce for the new Premier League campaign.
Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs will reportedly make a £15m for the services of the Baggies marksman, with a potential partnership with Kane next term a mouth-watering prospect for the White Hart Lane faithful.
Another target for the Londoners is Crystal Palace’s sought-after winger Yannick Bolasie, with the 26-year-old being tracked by a host of Premier League clubs, after impressive showings for the Eagles last campaign.
Elsewhere, Manchester United look seemingly likely of missing out on reported defensive target Sergio Ramos, with the 29-year-old Real Madrid centre back now ready to sign a new contract at the Bernabeu.
An imminent departure from the red half of Manchester is that of Argentina international Angel Di Maria, who is set to become a PSG player soon, after an indifferent maiden campaign in England.
Although, forward target Pedro could still make the move to Old Trafford this summer, as the Barcelona attacker aims for regular first-team action next season. Louis van Gaal could offer £21.4m for the Spain international menace, but Nou Camp boss Luis Enrique wants to retain the player, despite already possessing the clinical trio of Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.
Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City may also miss out on a high-profile target, as Belgium international and Wolfsburg playmaker Kevin De Bruyne is told to remain in Germany. The Bundesliga side stated they are ‘not a selling club’, casting doubts over any switch.
Southampton were hoping to lure former defender Calum Chambers back to the club this summer on loan, but such an attempt has been blocked by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, as he sees his young full back as a future star.
The Saints are also aiming to capture QPR centre back on loan, with a view to a permanent move, with his current employers rating their man at £8m. Ronald Koeman’s side are 11/4 to finish in the top six next season.