Well I don’t think anyone expected a season like the one we have just witnessed. It has been a roller-coaster ride for all clubs right from the word go. As much as it kills me to say this but Congratulations Manchester City, ye definitely deserved it. Although to  be perfectly honest I dared to dream for a while but alas it wasn’t to be. With all that said it is time again to look at deals that may be made during the summer.

Robin van Persie’s wife has indicated that Arsenal’s talisman will reject any potential summer moves away from the Gunners. Bouchra van Persie insists the family are happy in London, suggesting the Dutch striker will stay at the Emirates.
Manchester United are considering a £10m bid for Fulham’s attacking midfielder Mousa Demble, 24. Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has opened talks over a new contract, but has been asked to take a £50,000-a-week pay cut by the Old Trafford club. The Red Devils are pondering a £11m swoop for Sporting Lisbon shot-stopper Rui Patricio, according to Portuguese sports daily A Bola. Sir Alex is though to be ready to add to his stock of goalkeepers over the summer in order to turn up the heat on current number 1 David de Gea.
Lille are preparing themselves for a £35m bid from newly crowned champions Manchester City for Eden Hazard. The 21-year old play maker has indicated he is leaving the French side by saying on Twitter:”Two games more to play in the colours of Lille”. AZ Alkmaar midfielder Adam Maher, who was voted Holland’s young player of the year, would be open to a move away from the club. Manchester City are said to be keen on the 18-year old.
In European news Real Madrid are prepared to pay £15m for Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. The Blues will sell but value the 27-year old at £20m. Chelsea also face losing Brazilian defender David Luiz. The 25-year old is interested in an approach from Barcelona and should the Catalan club table a bid, Luiz is likely to urge his club to accept it. AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has confirmed his intention to resurrect the club’s bid to sign Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez this summer. “I want Tevez” the 67-year old Monza native told Corriere dello Sport. “We will do everything to get him”.
Premier League newcomers Reading are aiming to beat a host of clubs to Blackburn forward Junior Hoilett, 21, by making a £5m bid for the Canadian.
Newcastle midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa has dismissed speculation linking him with a move away from the Sports Direct Arena, insisting he is only interested in performing well for his current club and country.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed the club have cancelled a deal to sign Jaroslaw Fojut after he suffered a cruciate ligament injury.
Ally McCoist is hopeful he will still be Rangers manager next season after a consortium fronted by Charles green had an offer for the stricken club accepted by administrators.
Finally in managerial news new England boss Roy Hodgson has given his seal of approval to Wolves appointment of Stale Solbakken as their new boss. Hodgson managed former Norway international Solbakken when he was a player at Danish side FC Copenhagen. Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish faces crunch talks about his future with chairman Randy Lerner and chief executive Paul Faulkner as the pair start their summer inquest into a season of struggle. Manger Roberto Martinez admits he is happy to be linked with jobs at bigger clubs but insists there is still work to do at Wigan. The latest speculation suggested the Spaniard, who masterminded the Lactic’s from a seemingly-doomed position and signed off with a 3-2 home win over Wolves and is being considered by Liverpool’s owners.
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