Transfer Gossip

Steve Lomas and John Hartson are rumoured to have been approached to join Slaven Bilic’s coaching staff.

Stewart Downing is being chased, not just by Sunderland and Middlesbrough, but by Newcastle and Leicester. Leicester are thought to be willing to pay £7 million.

Angelo Ogbonna, the Juventus defender, is said to be close to signing for West Ham for around £10 million.

Mohamed Salah, the Chelsea winger, linked to West Ham during the week, is likely to sign for Fiorentina.

Aymen Abdennour is another defender being linked with the club. He is Tunisian and plays for Monaco and would be expensive. KUMB Abdennour have a good article about him.

Loic Remy and Charlie Austin continue to be linked by various papers.

Kyle Bartley, the Swansea defender, is said to interest West Ham and Aston Villa. More HERE?.

Carlos Tevez has rejoined Boca Juniors. Well that’s that then.

Alex Song and Carl Jenkinson are both set to re-sign this week, according to various newspapers.