Real Madrid Ready to Pay Suarez $213,000 a Week: Soccer Roundup
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Suarez Salary Offer
The Spanish club believes Suarez has a 40 million-pound buy-out clause in his contract and will offer Liverpool 25 million pounds plus striker Jose Callejon, the Mirror added.
Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are also willing to pay 80 million pounds for the Welsh winger, who has three years remaining on his current agreement, the newspaper added.
Levy will not sell Bale to another Premier League club, the Daily Express reported.
David Bentley, William Gallas, Emmanuel Adebayor, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Jake Livermore, Tom Huddlestone and Heurelho Gomes could all leave Spurs as the club seeks to trim its wage bill to fund a new deal for Bale, the Daily Mail reported.
Bale, who currently earns about 110,000 pounds a week, wants a new agreement closer to 200,000 pounds a week to stay with the London club, the newspaper added.
Mourinho Wants Mangala
Mangala, 22, cost Porto 5.5 million pounds from Standard Liege two years ago and Chelsea isn’t willing to match the 30 million-pound buy-out clause in his contract, the Sun added.
Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas will decide his future next week and could rejoin former club Arsenal, which has the first rights to buy him back for as much as 25 million pounds, the Daily Mirror reported.
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