LVG talked out of quitting, Liverpool frustrated over Teixeira – latest gossip

first_img Transfer rumours and paper review 1 Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers…Louis van Gaal offered to resign as the Manchester United manager on Saturday following the dismal home defeat by Southampton but Ed Woodward, the executive vice-chairman, persuaded him to discuss his future with his family. Having returned to the Netherlands on Sunday, Van Gaal will hold fresh talks with Woodward on Tuesday on his return to Manchester. It is possible Van Gaal could yet insist it is best for the club if he leaves, but Woodward is keen to avoid having to appoint a manager in the middle of the season. (Guardian)Shakhtar Donetsk forward Alex Teixeira wants to join Liverpool but the Anfield club will have to improve upon their latest £28million offer. Shakhtar rejected Liverpool’s revised bid for Teixeira on Monday and are holding out for closer to their £38million valuation. (Daily Mail)Andros Townsend looks certain to move from Tottenham to Newcastle with the clubs close to agreeing a compromise over the fee for the England winger. Tottenham’s chairman, Daniel Levy, had originally demanded that they pay £14m to secure the 24-year-old and rejected Newcastle’s opening offer of £10m earlier this month. But Mauricio Pochettino has personally intervened to request that the club accepts a lower bid – understood to be somewhere in the middle of the two clubs’ valuations. (Guardian)Newcastle United are set to make another attempt to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette this month, despite having already failed to persuade the player to leave midway through the season. Newcastle are willing to pay more than £20m to land the 24-year-old, as well as offer him a contract that would make him one of the highest earners at the club. (Daily Telegraph)West Ham have hit complications over their bid to sign Emmanuel Emenike but are hopeful of completing a loan deal for the striker before the transfer window closes. (London Evening Standard)Chelsea are ready to let Loic Remy move to Crystal Palace before next Monday’s deadline – as long as the Blues secure Alexandre Pato. (Daily Mirror)Stoke have been given a boost after £19million target Giannelli Imbula was left out of his club Porto’s game at the weekend. Mark Hughes has made the talented 23-year-old midfielder his No 1 priority this January, after discovering he is surplus to requirements at the Portuguese giants. (Daily Mirror)Bournemouth are set to revive their interest in £8m-rated QPR winger Matt Phillips after in-form Junior Stanislas became the latest Cherries star to be struck down by a knee injury. (Daily Mirror)And here are the latest headlines…?Chelsea transfer news: Ramires on verge of £20m move to China Chelsea transfer latest: Christian Atsu to join Malaga on loan Arsenal set to fight off Chelsea and Liverpool to land teen sensation Kylian MbappeLeicester transfer report: Premier League leaders table £8m bid for Serie A hotshot Eder Transfer report: PSG defender Gregory van der Wiel stalls on new deal amid interest from Chelsea and Manchester United Transfer report: Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy keen to join Aston Villa on loan Tottenham transfer news: Paris Saint-Germain rebuff loan bid for young striker Swindon Town keen to wrap up permanent deal for Liverpool goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux Fulham step closer to signing Austria defender Michael Madl as club confirm medicallast_img read more