1. Chelsea on the verge of sealing €40M move for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez:
Luis Suárez is close to committing to signing for Chelsea for 40 milion euros, AS has learned.
The Uruguayan striker, whose situation has been monitored by many of the top clubs in Europe, was one of José Mourinho’s priorities and the Chelsea boss, who appears to have lost out to Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Edinson Cavani, has made a final assault for the controversial Liverpool forward.
Suárez, whose agent is Pere Guardiola, brother of the Bayern Munich coach, will earn 5.5 million euros per year at Stamford Bridge.
2. Demba Ba is a target for Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, according to the Daily Mirror.
Demba Ba is a target for Anzhi Makhachkala as Jose Mourinho continues his Chelsea clear-out.
Striker Ba, 28, could soon follow the pair out of the Stamford Bridge club – just six months after being bought from Newcastle.
Anzhi are ready to move in with a lucrative contract offer after the 28-year-old rejected the chance to go to West Brom and former club West Ham.
Germany forward Andre Schurrle has already arrived from Bayer Leverkusen, and the Europa League winners are also chasing Napoli’s Edinson Cavani, with Robert Lewandowski of Borussia Dortmund as their plan B and a blockbuster move for Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney not out of the question.