Gossip: Transfer and rumour - June 28, 2014

Brazil have reacted furiously to what they believe have been pre-match attempts by Chile to put pressure on referee Howard Webb. The English official will take charge of the World Cup last-16 meeting between the sides. Guardian 
Aldyr Garcia Schlee, the 79-year-old Brazilian who designed the national team's golden yellow shirt, is exhilarated by Saturday's last-16 clash - not Brazil v Chile but Uruguay v Colombia. Independent 
Manchester City's Brazil midfielder Fernandinho, 29, says he owes his World Cup dream to English football. Sun 
Netherlands international Dirk Kuyt has warned Mexico's impressive goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa he will be no match for the devastating Dutch strike force in their last-16 match. Daily Star 
Greece supporters are united in their belief that midfielder Kostas Katsouranis must not face Costa Rica in the last-16 after a Facebook page set up to promote the 35-year-old not playing has picked up more than 95,000 likes. Telegraph 


Adam Lallana
Adam Lallana has had a medical at Liverpool 

Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana, 26, has signed a five-year £100,000-a-week deal with Liverpool worth £26m in wages to complete his £25m transfer. Sun 
Liverpool will not allow Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 27, to join Barcelona for less than £80m following his four-month ban for biting. Independent 
Chelsea are ready to launch a £67m double swoop for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 21, and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, 25. Daily Star 
Manchester United have approached Feyenoord about defender Daryl Janmaat, 24, who has impressed his Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal at the World Cup. Daily Mail 
Italy striker Mario Balotelli, 23, is keen on a move to Arsenal after his agent Mino Raiola claimed he has been left "sad and desperate" following AC Milan failing to back him after his disappointing World Cup. Daily Mirror 
Arsenal and Tottenham are preparing last-minute bids for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata after Juventus launched a final offer of £16m for the 21-year-old striker. Daily Express 
Arsenal are to offer a club record £44m to beat off competition from Manchester United for Juventus and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, 27. Daily Star 
Tottenham have made an £8m move for 21-year-old Swansea and Wales defender Ben Davies. Daily Mirror 
Tottenham are also closing in on Inter Milan midfielder Esteban Cambiasso, 33, as new manager Mauricio Pochettino looks to add some experience to his squad. Daily Express 
Inter Milan have given up hope of trying to sign Argentine winger Erik Lamela, 22, because Tottenham do not want to sell him. Evening Standard 
Liverpool will launch a £25m bid for Benfica's 26-year-old Serb winger Lazar Markovic. Liverpool Echo 
Liverpool and Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Mateo Kovacic after Inter Milan revealed the 20-year-old midfielder is not for sale. Talksport 
Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero, 24, who has been linked with West Ham, Swansea and Arsenal, says he will definitely leave his Mexican side Monarcas Morelia this summer and hopes to be playing in Europe next season. Metro 

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