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Daily Mail Jul 4, 2015

Manchester United looking to hijack Chelsea's £8million move for Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic

Chelsea fear Manchester United are ready to hijack their swoop for goalkeeper Asmir Begovic. Jose Mourinho has identified the Stoke shot-stopper as the man he wants to replace Petr Cech.
Daily Mail Jun 29, 2015

Chelsea open discussions with Stoke over Asmir Begovic as Jose Mourinho eyes Petr Cech replacement

Chelsea have opened talks with Stoke City over a swoop for goalkeeper Asmir Begovic. Jose Mourinho has identified Begovic as the man he wants to replace Petr Cech in his squad next season.
The Guardian Jun 29, 2015
Chelsea hope to sign Asmir Begovic despite Stoke rejecting £6m bid

Chelsea hope to sign Asmir Begovic despite Stoke rejecting £6m bid

• Begovic keen to move despite presence of Thibaut Courtois at Chelsea• Stoke holding out for £8m for the 28-year-old• Petr Cech seals £10m Arsenal move and tweets goodbye to Chelsea fans Chelsea hope to secure the Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic as a replacement for the departed Petr Cech later this week despite seeing an opening offer worth around £6m knocked back by the Potteries club.Begovic, a £3.25m arrival from Portsmouth in 2010 who has entered the final year of his contract at the Britannia stadium, is keen to move to the champions despite the reality he would effectively be...
The Sentinel Jun 28, 2015
Stoke City gossip: Brad Guzan heads for exit as Aston Villa...

Stoke City gossip: Brad Guzan heads for exit as Aston Villa...

ASTON Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan is reportedly heading for the exit door as the second city club continue their pursuit of Asmir Begovic. The Villa Park club are believed to have tabled a bid for the Stoke keeper, but it is believed to be some way short of The Potters' valuation of £10m. And the chances of a move for 28-year-old Begovic, who has one year left on his contract at the Britannia Stadium, may be boosted if Villa boss Tim Sherwood can offload Guzan. Thirty-year-old Guzan...
The Sentinel Jun 25, 2015
Stoke City: Asmir Begovic wanted by Aston Villa

Stoke City: Asmir Begovic wanted by Aston Villa

ASTON Villa have emerged as the front-runners in the race to sign Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, the Sentinel can reveal.Villa's interest has been shielded until now behind Chelsea's apparent desire to sign Begovic as a replacement for Petr Cech.But Villa boss Tim Sherwood wants Begovic as his number one and could even offer him more money than Chelsea.Crucially, Villa will also offer him the starting place he craves – and would be denied at Chelsea because of Thibault Courtois.A...
The Sentinel Jun 24, 2015
Stoke City transfer gossip: Roma turn back on Asmir Begovic

Stoke City transfer gossip: Roma turn back on Asmir Begovic

ITALIAN giants AS Roma are no longer interested in trying to sign Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, according to reports emanating from Italy.Begovic is understood to have been on a hit-list of goalkeepers being pursued by Roma.Begovic wouldn't have been averse to living and working in Italy for a club heading for the Champions League after finishing second to Juventus last season.But uprooting his family after settling in North Staffordshire might have been a trickier issue.Chelsea are being...
The Guardian Jun 23, 2015
Chelsea’s Victor Moses reluctant to act as makeweight for Stoke’s Asmir Begovic

Chelsea’s Victor Moses reluctant to act as makeweight for Stoke’s Asmir Begovic

• Nigeria forward was on loan at Stoke last season • Chelsea want Bosnia goalkeeper Begovic to replace Petr Cech• Petr Cech closes in on Arsenal move after Chelsea reluctantly pave way Stoke City’s hopes of securing Victor Moses from Chelsea as part of any deal that would see Asmir Begovic transfer to Stamford Bridge are set to be dashed with the Nigeria winger apparently reluctant to move to the Britannia stadium on a permanent basis.Moses spent last season in the Potteries, scoring four times in 23 games and impressing in flashes, before suffering a hamstring injury in April which...
The Sentinel Jun 23, 2015
Stoke City: No bids for Asmir Begovic yet

Stoke City: No bids for Asmir Begovic yet

STOKE City still haven't received a bid since the end of the season for goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, the Sentinel can reveal.Reports of interest from various clubs, most recently Chelsea, have been widespread in recent weeks.But the Bosnian international has yet to attract an official bid for his services from his many suitors.Begovic has one year left on his current contract and no evident progress has been made on a new deal for him to stay at Stoke.Both player and club say they want talks, but...
The Sentinel Jun 17, 2015
Premier League transfer gossip: Is Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic...

Premier League transfer gossip: Is Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic...

IS Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic really going to be content with a seat on the bench at Chelsea?Well according to the Mirror, Premier League champions Chelsea have earmarked Begovic as a replacement for Petr Cech.The 27-year-old Bosnian is out of contract next summer and reported to be interested in a move.The Mirror reckon Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho sees Begovic as a high-quality understudy to Thibaut Courtois, should Cech leave Stamford Bridge.Staying on the theme of goalkeepers, the...

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