Rumour Reel: Ramsey to Real Madrid, Serie A side eye Zouma and Milan move for Sturridge
Robbie Purves | 18 November 2016
Another Welshman could be on his way to the Bernabeu to join compatriot Gareth Bale in the Spanish capital, with Aaron Ramsey to Real Madrid linked on today’s back pages.
As Bale continues to prove he is the Real deal with Los Blancos, Zinedine Zidane reportedly wants to pair the Welsh wonder with Ramsey.
Ramsey to Real Madrid?
Ramsey reportedly tops Zidane’s transfer list and is ready to offer a huge increase on his rumoured £90k-a-week wages, seeing him leave the Emirates after eight years in north London.
Despite both Madrid clubs facing a transfer ban until 2018, Real remain confident of winning an appeal and plan on pursuing Arsenal’s Welshman.
With Real boasting a host of talented attacking midfielders, Ramsey would likely play a deeper role and challenge Casemiro for his starting berth.
Bale and Ramsey combined brilliantly during Euro 2016 in a Wales side that reached the tournament’s semi-final and would surely form a dangerous duo in Spain.
Serie A side eye Zouma?
Napoli are seeking to sign Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma after the French defender recently returned from a long term injury – reports suggest.
Reports emerging out of Italy say the Little Donkeys hope to enter talks with Antonio Conte’s club and take the 22-year-old on loan in the winter window.
Zouma would also welcome a move in favour of first team football, as Conte sticks with a back three with David Luiz at centre back.
The move could spell the end of Kalidou Koulibaly’s time in Naples, as Premier League interest grows even after the Blues had a rumoured £58m summer bid rejected.
Milan move for Sturridge?
AC Milan have emerged as potential Daniel Sturridge suitors, as the San Siro side are taken over by a Chinese consortium.
Sturridge is finding playing time hard to come by under Jurgen Klopp, instead the German manager opts for a fast, flowing set of attacking midfielders.
Keen to show their new financial power, Sturridge is a reported top priority for Vincenzo Montella. Sturridge could be tempted by a move to Italy, after seeing Three Lions teammate Joe Hart settle in Turin with Torino.
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