Chelsea’s John Terry May Move to Fenerbahce, Mail Says: RoundupDanielle Rossingh
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Chelsea captain John Terry may move to Turkey’s Fenerbahce at the end of the season, the Daily Mail reported.
The 32-year-old, who has a year left on his contract, will wait until the offseason before taking a decision, the newspaper said.
Bayern Favorite to Sign Suarez
Bayern Munich may have an edge over other clubs trying to sign Liverpool’s Luis Suarez because the striker is advised by incoming Bayern manager Pep Guardiola’s brother Pere, the Mail reported.
Juventus, Bayern and Barcelona are all interested in signing Suarez, who is valued at 40 million pounds ($61 million), the paper said.
Ex-Barcelona manager Guardiola will take over from Jupp Heynckes at Bayern at the end of the season.
Birmingham’s Teen Sensation
Birmingham may struggle to keep talented teenager Koby Arthur as Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City have all expressed an interest in the player nicknamed “King” Arthur, the Daily Mirror reported.
Arthur, a 17-year-old who arrived from Ghana only 12 months ago, was discovered by Birmingham scouts while playing non-league soccer. He’s since moved from their community trust soccer development set-up to a spot on the first-team squad.
Hammers Chasing Bony
West Ham is prepared to spend more than 11 million pounds to fend off Fulham as it tries to sign Ivory Coast and Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony, the Evening Standard reported.
Vitesse wants at least 15 million pounds for the 24-year-old, who according to an unidentified source is being watched by five other Premier League clubs, the newspaper said.