Football transfer talk and gossip (Saturday, March 22)

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

Sunderland, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool, Manchester United and Everton make the headlines

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet wants to permanently sign the on-loan Fabio Borini from Liverpool at the end of the season but accepts he might miss out on the 22-year-old striker - Daily Mail

Chelsea have opened contract negotiations with 33-year-old club captain and defender John Terry, whose current deal expires at the end of this season - Daily Telegraph

Chelsea and Liverpool have both shown interest in signing Barcelona’s promising young South Korean striker Seung Woo Lee, 15 - Daily Star

Real Sociedad’s Antoine Griezmann, 23, has played down speculation linking him with Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United. The French winger is “thinking about playing and nothing more.” - Talksport

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has denied reports linking his club to a summer move for Manchester United’s 22-year-old Italian striker Federico Macheda, who is currently on loan at Birmingham City - Daily Express

Manchester City are tracking 18-year-old Brazilian Nathan Allan de Soua. The Atletico Paranaense midfielder starred at the Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in 2013 - Talksport

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will launch a £3.5m bid for West Ham midfielder Mohamed Diame, 26, in a bid to strengthen his options in the centre of the park - Caught Offside

Manager Roberto Martinez says Everton’s league position at the end of the season will determine how much they spend in the transfer market - Liverpool Echo

Manchester United’s Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea, 23, who starred in Wednesday’s Champions League victory against Olympiakos, is in line for a new contract - Daily Express