Newcastle and Liverpool to battle it out for Reading goalkeeper

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NEWCASTLE United have joined Liverpool in their interest in Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, accorfding to reports today.

The highly-rated 23-year-old has attracted a lot of interest for his performances this season.

And according to the Daily Mail today, Newcastle – who will release veteran goalkeeper Steve Haraper in the summer, are monitoring the player.

It’s all quiet on the Sunderland front, but other stories include:

Arsenal have made a move towards signing top summer transfer target Stevan Jovetic, 23, after opening talks with Fiorentina over the striker.

Full story: Daily Mail

Robert Lewandowski celebrating his fourth goal for Dortmund against Real Madrid on Wednesday night

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, 24, is willing to snub Bayern Munich to secure a dream move to Manchester United this summer.

Full story: Daily Star

Lewandowski’s agent has said the striker has already reached agreement with one club, but Manchester United remain interested.

Full story: the Telegraph

Borussia Dortmund could be ready to spend big money to prise Arsenal target, midfielder Julian Draxler, 19, away from Schalke this summer.

Full story: talkSPORT

Cardiff City will celebrate promotion to the Premier League by signing former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt, 32, from Fenerbahce.

Full story: Metro

Inter Milan are lining up a summer move for Benfica winger Nico Gaitan, 25, with Manchester United and Tottenham also interested.

Full story: talkSPORT

West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Norwich are leading the chase to sign England Under-19 international winger Nathan Redmond, 19, from Birmingham.

Full story: the Telegraph

Andre Schurrle’s agent has claimed the Bayer Leverkusen forward, 22, could become a Chelsea player in the next few days.

Full story: the Independent

Manchester United and Manchester City are ready to battle each other for the services of Borussia Dortmund’s midfielder Sven Bender, 23.

Full story: Metro

Birmingham City winger Nathan Redmond, 19, could be sold by the club in order to raise funds with West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Norwich leading the chase to sign him.

Full story: the Telegraph

Motherwell winger Chris Humphrey, 25, is close to sealing a move to Leeds United when his contract expires this summer.

Full story: Daily Mail

Swansea have joined the race to sign Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo, with Swans manager Michael Laudrup hoping the Spanish side will drop their asking price of £13m for the 27-year-old.

Full story: Daily Express