Premier League transfer news: Callum Wilson, Romelu Lukaku, Joao Felix, David de Gea

Premier League transfer news and rumours 

Rodgers eyes £40m Wilson

The Sun reports that new Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers will be given a transfer kitty of £200m and top of his target list is AFC Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson.

Rodgers, who left Celtic for Leicester this week, has signed a three-year deal at the King Power Stadium and the Sun says that Foxes chairman Top Srivaddhanaprabha is “prepared to support the Northern Irishman in the transfer market”.

Bournemouth star Wilson is valued at £40m and Leicester are not the only club interested in the England international. Chelsea and West Ham have also been linked with the 27-year-old.

Chilwell out, Tierney in?

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is again linked with a move for his former Celtic player Kieran Tierney. Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell is a target for Manchester City so should he leave Rodgers will return to Glasgow to try and sign Tierney. (talkSPORT)

Lukaku to Turin?

Romelu Lukaku returned to the Manchester United starting XI last night and scored twice in the 3-1 win at Crystal Palace. The Belgian striker has been in and out of the team this season and according to reports he would like to join Italian champions Juventus should he be forced out of Old Trafford this summer. (The Sun)

United and Juve eye Benfica duo

Manchester United and Juventus could go head-to-head this summer to sign Benfica midfielder Joao Felix and defender Ruben Dias in a €180m (£154.1m) double deal. Atletico Madrid are also interested. (ESPN via Record

City monitor Jovic

Manchester City are keeping a close eye on Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic. The 21-year-old Serbia international has scored 15 goals in the German Bundesliga this season. (Daily Mail

Prem clubs target Vukovic

Maritimo and Croatia midfielder Josip Vukovic is wanted by a number of Premier League clubs, including Chelsea, Leicester City and Wolves. (talkSPORT

United chase another Milan star

Manchester United were yesterday linked with AC Milan captain Alessio Romagnoli and today it’s reported that they are also after his team-mate Davide Calabria. The 22-year-old full-back’s agent has claimed that the Red Devils have enquired about his availability. (Daily Express)

De Gea ready to commit

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea wants to stay at Manchester United and is expected to sign a new long-term contract at Old Trafford. It’s reported that De Gea is set to agree a £350,000-a-week deal. (Daily Mail)

Onana in demand

Ajax’s Cameroonian goalkeeper André Onana is wanted by Barcelona. London clubs Tottenham, Arsenal and West Ham are also interested. (The Guardian

Bayern to win race for Werner

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner looks set to join Bayern Munich this summer. Bayern have beaten Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona and Real Madrid to the 22-year-old’s signature. (The Guardian)

Premier League results

Tuesday 26 February
  • Cardiff City 0 Everton 3 
  • Huddersfield Town 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 
  • Leicester City 2 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 
  • Newcastle United 2 Burnley 0
Wednesday 27 February
  • Arsenal 5 AFC Bournemouth 1 
  • Southampton 2 Fulham 0 
  • Chelsea 2 Tottenham Hotspur 0 
  • Crystal Palace 1 Manchester United 3 
  • Liverpool 5 Watford 0 
  • Manchester City 1 West Ham United 0

Premier League fixtures

Saturday 2 March (3pm unless stated)
  • Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal (12.30pm, live on BT Sport
  • AFC Bournemouth vs. Manchester City 
  • Brighton and Hove Albion vs. Huddersfield Town 
  • Burnley vs. Crystal Palace 
  • Manchester United vs. Southampton 
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Cardiff City 
  • West Ham United vs. Newcastle United (5.30pm, live on Sky Sports)
Sunday 3 March
  • Watford vs. Leicester City (12pm, live on Sky Sports) 
  • Fulham vs. Chelsea (2.05pm, live on Sky Sports) 
  • Everton vs. Liverpool (4.15pm, live on Sky Sports)


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