FRASER Forster’s future is in doubt today – while Arsenal are being linked with a move for a Liverpool star.
The transfer rumours are hotting up as the new season moves closer, with a host of clubs linked to players.
England goalkeeper Forster, 26, will leave Celtic for Southampton in an £8m move if the Scottish side fail to overturn their 4-1 deficit to Legia Warsaw and are knocked out of the Champions League tonight, reports the Daily Mirror.
Forster joined Celtic from Newcastle in a £2m deal two years ago, and there have been reports that Newcastle could have a sell-on clause which may land them a cash windfall.
Meanwhile, the Daily Star reports that Arsenal are preparing to make a bid to buy Liverpool’s 29-year-old defender Daniel Agger.
It’s quiet on the Sunderland front but other transfer rumours today include:
Manchester United want to buy Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado, 26, from Fiorentina but fear the Italian club may raise the asking price beyond their offer of £29m. Daily Star
The Old Trafford club’s interest in Juventus’s Arturo Vidal, 27, may wane over concerns about the Chilean midfielder’s knee problems. Daily Express
West Ham have had a £7m offer for Bosnia-Hercegovina striker Vedad Ibisevic, 29, rejected by German club Stuttgart as manager Sam Allardyce seeks back-up for injured forward Andy Carroll. Daily Star
Nottingham Forest manager Stuart Pearce is determined to keep Burnley midfield target Henri Lansbury, 23, at the City Ground. Nottingham Evening Post
Middlesbrough are poised to sign midfielder Adam Clayton, 25, from Championship rivals Huddersfield Town. Northern Echo
Sheffield Wednesday have made a bid for St Johnstone striker Stevie May in an effort to beat South Yorkshire rivals Rotherham to the signing of the 21-year-old. Daily Express
Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger insists midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 24, and striker Jay Rodriguez, 25, will be staying at St Mary’s, with the summer sales at the south coast club now over. Daily Telegraph
UAE club Al Jazira have rejected talk of a bid for AC Milan’s former Manchester City and Brazil striker Robinho, 30. Sport 360