Chelsea have been told that they will have to stump up at least £12 million to secure the services of Lucas Silva. The Cruzerio star is reportedly wanted by a host of clubs, including Real Madrid, and has been linkened to Kaka.
Bayern Munich playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri has been told he can leave the Allianz Arena in January, with the 23-year-old having fallen down the pecking order, and Liverpool are set to reignite their interest in the Switzerland international.
Liverpool and Manchester United are ready to go head-to-head to sign 19-yearold Herenveen midfielder Daley Sinkgraven. The Dutch wonderkid, billed as the 'next Steven Gerrard', would welcome a move to one of the giants of English football.