The Premier League weekend is almost upon us, with an early start as Manchester United head to the midlands to take on Aston Villa on a Friday night. Before that, we have a whole host of transfer gossip for you, including Mario Balotelli, Sergio Ramos, Saido Berahino and much more.
Check out the latest gossip dated Friday 14th August:
Mario Balotelli will reject the chance to join Lazio or Sampdoria this summer. [Mirror]
Manchester United’s pursuit of Sergio Ramos is completely over. [Guardian]
Louis van Gaal expects 20+ goals from Wayne Rooney this season. [Independent]
Roberto Soldado is back in Spain to seal a move to Villareal. [Guardian]
Everton want to sign former United left-back Alex Buttner as a replacement due to Leighton Baines’ injury. [Daily Mail]
Leicester City have beaten West Ham to the signing of Napoli’s Gokhan Inler. [Express via Sky Italia]