New Barcelona President Determined To Sign Fernando Torres, Man Utd Target Juventus’ Giorgio Chiellini

Chris Wright

15th, June 2010

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By Chris Wright

Here’s the round-up…

Rumour No. 1: Newly-elected Barcelona president Sandro Rosell is determined to bring £70-million-rated Liverpool striker Fernando Torres to the Camp Nou.

Rosell, a former Nike executive, is reported to have a close relationship with Torres which may prove to be crucial if the Catalan club have to fight off interest from Chelsea and Manchester City in the race to sign the Spanish hitman.

Rumour No. 2: Manchester United will move for Juventus’ £25-million-rated centre-back Giorgio Chiellini should Nemanja Vidic decide to call time on his Old Trafford career this summer.

‘Want-away’ Vidic has been linked with a move to Manchester City and, should the offer from City be substantial enough, United will reportedly be willing to accept it.

The Best of the Rest: Manchester United’s young Serbian winger Zoran Tosic is close to sealing an £8 million move to CSKA Moscow.

As covered on Pies yesterday , Liverpool’s Yossi Benayoun has been strongly linked with a move to Chelsea. Both clubs have declined to comment, which usually means that the deal is as good as done.

Manchester City target Yaya Toure has admitted he would love to play

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