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30th May 2015

Transfer Gossip: Man United bid for £36m Benzema after Kane knock-back

Ben Kenyon

Kane and unable

Manchester United will not be adding £45m Spurs striker Harry Kane to their ranks this summer.

The Mirror report that both Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy and manager Mauricio Pochettino have promised fans the 21-year-old won’t be heading ooop north.

Twenty-one-year-old star Kane has scored an impressive 32 goals for club and country in his breakthrough season so it’s no wonder United boss Louis van Gaal has been sniffing around.

But the Dutchman now looks to be turning his attention to Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema.

The Metro report that a £36m bid as been tabled to bring the French star to Old Trafford.

Brendan’s so Inter you Mateo

Brendan Rodgers wants to add the 21-year-old Croatian star Mateo Kovacic to his Anfield squad, Calciomercato report.

Liverpool representative are reportedly meeting with Inter Milan’s sporting director to talk about signing their highly-rated midfielder.

The Merseysiders could bag a bargain if Inter accept £10m for the young player who is described as a mixture of Kaka and Clarence Seedorf. Nice.

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And the Oscar goes to… Juventus?

Serie A giants Juventus are trying to bag Oscar from Chelsea this summer.

The Italian club don’t really want to pay a lot for him either, offering just half of the £18m. Chelsea shelled out for him, The Mirror report.

The Champions League finalists want him as they expect to lose Paul Pogba this summer.

Misfit Juan Cuadrado could follow him to Serie A, with Inter Milan ready to offer the 27-year-old an exit from Stamford Bridge.

And the rest…

*Jurgen Klopp says this transfer committee lark must go if he is to take over the reins at Liverpool.

*West Ham are having another crack at bringing Ajax’s Frank de Boar in as their new boss.  Keep hammering away, lads.

*Arsene Wenger says he isn’t going to sell midfielder Jack Wilshere.

*Atletico Madrid have bid £7.1m for Everton target Nolito from Celta Vigo.