Serie A giants Juventus hope to recruit Mexican forward Javier Hernandez from Manchester United, Tuttosport has revealed.
The Bianconeri are on the lookout for another striker, but rather than signing a player outright, they plan to bring him on a season-long loan with an option to buy.
Juventus have proposed such a deal to Manchester United for Javier Hernandez, but the Red Devils initially planned to sell the striker outright.
However, with no other offers arriving for his services, they might ultimately accept the proposal from Juventus and allow the Mexican to move to Turin.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that striker Olivier Giroud could be out of action until the new year.
On a night when Alexis Sanchez scored the only goal of the game against Besiktas to give Wenger’s men a place in the UEFA Champions League group stages for the 17th successive year, there was a sour note for Arsenal fans as the full extent of Giroud’s recent ankle injury was revealed.
Attention will now shift to the final week of the transfer window after the Wenger confirmed that the France international is facing a lengthy lay-off.
He told Sky Sports: “He [Giroud] had surgery today. It went well but he will be out maybe until the end of December or beginning of January.
Gloucester new boy Tom Palmer is eager to follow the lead of evergreen forward duo Brad Thorn and Nathan Hines when he runs out this season.
The 35-year-old, who joined Kingsholm during the off-season from Wasps, inked a two-year contract and hopes to shine despite being a club veteran.