first_imgHere are the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers…Zlatan Ibrahimovic has told Manchester United he is not at the club to “waste time” and that they must think big and show they are prepared to match his ambition if he is to remain at Old Trafford next season. The Swede is in talks about taking up an option to extend his contract for another 12 months, although the 35-year-old has an offer to move to the Major League Soccer with LA Galaxy and has also been linked with Napoli in Italy. (Daily Telegraph)Antonio Conte is at odds with Chelsea over proposed changes to his back-room staff. The Chelsea manager has asked for an Italian coach to replace Steve Holland, his assistant, who will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season to work as Gareth Southgate’s No 2 with England on a full-time basis, but the club have yet to sanction a new appointment and would prefer to add a domestic assistant if they do so. (The Times)Chelsea have added a third Southampton defender to their summer transfer target list after setting their sights on right back Cedric Soares. Virgil van Dijk is wanted at centre half, while former Chelsea left-back Ryan Bertrand is being lined up for a potential return to Stamford Bridge. And it is now understood that Soares is also admired by Chelsea. (London Evening Standard)West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has made a shock move for Serbian star Lazar Markovic. Bilic has contacted Liverpool about their out of favour midfielder and will have to come up with £16million to get him. (The Sun)Jack Wilshere will demand reassurances on his likely first-team opportunities when he finally holds talks this week with Arsenal about whether to stay this summer. (Daily Telegraph)Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City squad they are playing for their futures in the last few weeks of the season. (The Sun)Manchester City and Valencia will discuss an exchange deal involving Jose Luis Gaya and Eliaquim Mangala in the summer. (Daily Star)Manchester City’s hopes of signing Theo Hernandez from Atletico Madrid look to have been dashed after Real Madrid stepped in with a £20million offer. (Daily Mail)And here are the latest headlines…?Micky Gray tells Jack Wilshere: Do NOT go back to Arsenal after Bournemouth loan!Arsenal FC transfer news: Marseille targeting summer deal for striker Olivier GiroudCrystal Palace FC transfer news: Marseille and Monaco set for summer battle over goalkeeper Steve MandandaTransfer ALERT! Liverpool and Tottenham target Lucas Alario ‘ready for Europe move’, reveals agentlast_img

Zlatan issues warning, Conte in Chelsea row, West Ham eye £16m Liverpool outcast

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