Hazard interest played down and Cesar move is denied

Paris St-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has played down reports linking his club with a move for Eden Hazard.

PSG have been tipped to table a huge bid for the Chelsea playmaker in the summer.

But Al-Khelaifi told French newspaper L’Equipe: “In 2012 we had the opportunity to recruit him but did not. He looks happy at Chelsea.”

Cesar is looking for a club.
Cesar is looking for a club.

The Express say Chelsea have pulled out of the race to sign Julian Draxler, having supposedly been interested in the Schalke youngster. Arsenal are expected to table a bid.

Fulham are looking to sign Lewis Holtby on loan from Tottenham, according to The Telegraph.

Stoke and German clubs Schalke and Borussia Dortmund are also reported to be interested in the midfielder.

Fulham’s former Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov is being linked with a return to the north London club as part of a possible deal involving Holtby.

Meanwhile, Gremio have denied reports QPR’s Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar is set to return to the country to sign for them.

Sky say Watford are now in advanced talks to sign Samba Diakite on loan from the R’s.

And QPR want Marseille full-back Rod Fanni on loan, L’Equipe claim.


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