Southampton tell Chelsea to forget about Shaw | Transfers | Tribal Football

Southampton are determined to keep hold of fullback Luke Shaw.Chelsea are expected to make a £4 million offer for the 16 year-old this week.

Southampton are determined to keep hold of fullback Luke Shaw.

Chelsea are expected to make a £4 million offer for the 16 year-old this week.

But PA Sport says Saints won’t consider selling Shaw, who will begin a three-year professional contract at Saints when he turns 17 next week.

Malaga table offer for Arsenal striker Bendtner | Transfers | Tribal Football

Malaga have tabled a bid for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner.Ekstrabladet says Malaga have made an offer for the want-away Denmark international.

Malaga have tabled a bid for Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner.

Ekstrabladet says Malaga have made an offer for the want-away Denmark international.

Bendtner’s agent, Tony Brookes, said: “Nicklas is a top player who has shown this at the European Championships.

“I am sure that he will play for a top club.”

Fulham watching Ajax keeper Vermeer as Schwarzer successor | Transfers | Tribal Football

Ajax goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer is a target for Fulham boss Martin Jol.

Ajax goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer is a target for Fulham boss Martin Jol.

Jol sees the Holland U21 international as a long-term successor for Mark Schwarzer, who is likely to have just the one more year at Craven Cottage.

Despite the prospect of calling on David Stockdale, Jol will have Vermeer tracked this new season – and could even move for the Dutchman before the summer window shuts.

Feyenoord chief Van Geel: Man City's Elabdellaoui will arrive after preseason spell | Transfers | Tribal Football

Feyenoord chief Martin van Geel says Manchester City winger Omar Elabdellaoui will join them later in the summer.

Feyenoord chief Martin van Geel says Manchester City winger Omar Elabdellaoui will join them later in the summer.

Elabdellaoui will begin preseason training with City before joining Feyenoord on-loan.

“Coach Roberto Mancini will still use him, because many City players are missing because of the European Championships,” said Van Geel.

“But we have verbally agreed that he’ll then join on loan for one year.”

West Ham sound out Chelsea about Lukaku loan | Transfers | Tribal Football

West Ham United have made contact with Chelsea for striker Romelu Lukaku.Belgian sources say the Hammers are interested in taking the former Anderlecht star on a season-long loan.

West Ham United have made contact with Chelsea for striker Romelu Lukaku.

Belgian sources say the Hammers are interested in taking the former Anderlecht star on a season-long loan.

Lukaku is expected to travel with Chelsea to the USA for preseason training before a decision is made over whether he should be released for loan.

Brondby chief admits interest growing for Swansea target Michael Krohn-Dehli | Transfers | Tribal Football

Brondby chief Ole Bjur admits interest is growing in winger Michael Krohn-Dehli.Krohn-Dehli’s form at the Euros has attracted interest from new Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup.

Brondby chief Ole Bjur admits interest is growing in winger Michael Krohn-Dehli.

Krohn-Dehli’s form at the Euros has attracted interest from new Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup.

“This of course means that the interest in Krohn is steadily increasing and a lot more clubs have become aware of his many qualities. Therefore it cannot be excluded that at some point an attractive offer for Krohn will arrive.

“Should this happen, we will obviously look at it and assess whether a sale should be conducted,” said Bjur.

Palermo youngster Guiseppe Prestia reveals Tottenham, Chelsea offers | Transfers | Tribal Football

Tottenham and Chelsea are keeping tabs on Palermo defender Guiseppe Prestia.

Tottenham and Chelsea are keeping tabs on Palermo defender Guiseppe Prestia.

The Italy U19 international has just signed on-loan for Ascoli, but admits he has serious interest from both Premier League giants.

Prestia revealed: “It is true, I had been close to a move to England, but then I preferred to stay at Palermo. I was 14 years old when I was summoned by Antonio Rocca for the Italy Under-16s and I was seen by some observers of the Chelsea team that wanted to buy me.

“At that point in my life I was doing well in the youth of Palermo and national team, and did not want to upset everything, so I refused.

“A new proposal from England arrived at 16: Tottenham called me about trials for a week. The trial was very positive, but even then I preferred to stay in Palermo.”

Lazio, Roma target Newcastle fullback Santon | Transfers | Tribal Football

Newcastle United face a battle to keep hold of talented fullback Davide Santon.The Italy U21 international only moved to Newcastle last summer from Inter Milan.

Newcastle United face a battle to keep hold of talented fullback Davide Santon.

The Italy U21 international only moved to Newcastle last summer from Inter Milan.

But Corriere dello Sport says AS Roma and Lazio are pushing to lure Santon back to Serie A.

Man City target Leo Bonatini likened to Chelsea superkid Piazon | Transfers | Tribal Football

Manchester City are still battling Juventus for Brazilian prospect Leo Bonatini.

Manchester City are still battling Juventus for Brazilian prospect Leo Bonatini.

Tuttosport says City and Juve are battling for the Cruzeiro attacker, who has drawn comparisons with Chelsea superkid Lucas Piazon.

Piazon actually visited Juve before choosing Chelsea and the Italian champs risk a similar fate regarding Bonatini with City pushing hard for his signature.

Ex-Inter chief Paolillo proud of progress of Man City's Balotelli | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Former Inter Milan chief Ernesto Paolillo isn’t surprised by Mario Balotelli’s success at the Euros.The Manchester City striker was one of the great revelations of the tournament.

Former Inter Milan chief Ernesto Paolillo isn’t surprised by Mario Balotelli‘s success at the Euros.

The Manchester City striker was one of the great revelations of the tournament.

“I am not surprised at all what we’ve seen, Mario Balotelli is unique,” Paolillo told Tuttomercatoweb.com.

“I’m very happy, I believed strongly in his potential. Unjust things were said about him, they have criticized him despite his history, his young age.

“I really struggled with his departure, I’m not sorry to see him away from Italy, but I hope someday he’ll return. I had him at Inter from an early age, many successes for the youth team came through him.”