Manchester United and Everton in talks to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot on free transfer

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Manchester United and Everton in talks to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot on free transfer Adrien Rabiot is in talks with Manchester United and Everton (Getty Images)Manchester United are in talks with Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, according to reports in France.The 24-year-old is out of contract with PSG at the end of this month and will join a new club on a free transfer.Barcelona, Tottenham and Juventus have all held talks with Rabiot over a potential deal but the midfielder’s high wage demands and signing-on fee has reportedly been a major stumbling block.According to TF1, Rabiot is currently holding talks with both Manchester United and Everton, although no deal has been agreed.ADVERTISEMENT Rabiot will leave PSG on a free transfer this summer (Getty Images)The report also claims that Rabiot is open to moving to a club in the Premier League.AdvertisementAdvertisementEarlier this week, reports in France claimed that Arsenal manager Unai Emery was also interested in completing a deal for Rabiot.Rabiot thrived under Emery during their time together at PSG, but both Arsenal and United are at a disadvantage as they cannot offer the midfielder Champions League football next season.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityRabiot has not featured for PSG since December and will leave the club on a free transfer this summer after refusing to sign a new contract.In March, Rabiot’s mother and agent, Veronique Rabiot, accused PSG of holding her son ‘prisoner’ by refusing to let him train with the first team.“We are attacking the human side here. We are modest. I can only tell you that he feels very badly [about] everything that happens,’ she told L’Equipe.“Adrien is a prisoner! He is even held hostage by PSG. Soon it will be dry bread, water, and a dungeon! This environment is cruel.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSunday 2 Jun 2019 8:38 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link22Shareslast_img read more

Bill English votes no to euthanasia

first_img3News 7 June 2015 Finance Minister Bill English says he’ll vote against any legislation allowing euthanasia in New Zealand.The death of Wellington lawyer Lecretia Seales from natural causes on Friday just hours after her family were advised the High Court had not ruled in her favour in an attempt to choose when she could die has prompted calls for law reform.Prime Minister John Key said any moves by parliament on the issue would be a conscience vote and the best mechanism would be a private members’ bill.“In the past, I have personally voted for euthanasia, as I do have some sympathy for that argument,” he said.His deputy, Mr English, a Catholic, said today he would vote against any law change.“The law says that if the doctor helps them die that would be breaking the law and that’s what the judgment said pretty clearly,” Mr English said on TVNZ‘s Q&A programme.Mr English, whose wife is a GP, said he personally did not believe the law needed to change.“My personal view is that the law is where it should be,” he said. read more