Football transfer talk and gossip (Sunday, March 23)

Football transfer talk and gossip.
Football transfer talk and gossip.

Newcastle United, Tottenham, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Chelsea, West Ham and Manchester United make the headlines

Queens Park Rangers’ 27-year-old striker Loic Remy, who is on loan at Newcastle, would like to join Arsenal this summer - Sunday People

Tottenham are leading the chase for Remy, who they see as a potential replacement for under-achieving Roberto Soldado, 28 - Sunday Times

Manchester United have wrapped up the signing of Sporting Lisbon’s 21-year-old midfielder William Carvalho, and Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos, 24, is next on the list - Sunday People

Real Madrid are considering a summer bid for Glen Johnson, 29, as the Spanish giants prepare to capitalise on Liverpool’s delay in offering the defender a new contract - Daily Telegraph

Carl Jenkinson, 22, will be sent out on loan to a Premier League club next season - with Newcastle and West Ham leading the chase to land the Arsenal defender - Sunday Mirror

Belgian side Standard Liege claim Tottenham are not interested in signing their 20-year-old top goalscorer Michy Batshuayi - Sunday Express

Liverpool are set to make a firm bid for West Ham central defender Winston Reid, 25, who is frustrated at a lack of first-team opportunities after recovering from an long-term ankle injury - Mail on Sunday

The Merseyside giants will compete with Manchester United and Chelsea for £30m-rated Southampton and England defender Luke Shaw, 18, this summer - Daily Express

Italian side Napoli have made enquiries about signing Arsenal’s 28-year-old out-of-favour defender Thomas Vermaelen - Sunday Mirror

Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o, 33, is set to quit the club because he is still furious over boss Jose Mourinho’s joke about the player’s age and is likely to return to former club Real Mallorca this summer - Sun on Sunday

Mourinho wants to cash in on £17m striker Romelu Lukaku, 20, who is on a season-long loan at Everton, to bring in Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa and Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson - Daily Express