Football Rumours on Friday 15th June 2018

last updated Friday 15th June 2018, 12:18 AM


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TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Fulham are persisting with a move to sign Jordan Ayew after having an £8m bid for the Swansea forward rejected.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Newcastle want £20m for Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. The 23-year-old spent time on loan at Fulham last season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has hinted he could leave the club with a post on Instagram. The 26-year-old Englishman's contract expires at the end of June.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Arsenal are interested in signing Borussia Dortmund and Germany midfielder Mario Gotze, 26. Dortmund want £18m for the 26-year-old, although Everton and West Ham are also keeping an eye on his situation.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • New Hebei China Fortune boss Chris Coleman wants to offer Christian Benteke an escape route from Crystal Palace.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea have turned down an £18m bid from Arsenal for Brazil defender David Luiz, 31.
    (Le 10 Sport)


  • Antoine Griezmann has confirmed he will stay at Atletico Madrid, rejecting a move to Barcelona in an extraordinary TV appearance.
    (Sky Sports)


  • West Ham are considering a move for Manchester United's 29-year-old English defender Chris Smalling. New boss Manuel Pellegrini has been given a £70m transfer budget.
    (Metro)


  • The Hammers are also moving closer to signing English defender Alfie Mawson, 24, and Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, 33, from Swansea. The Swans previously rejected bids from West Ham for both players.
    (Sky Sports)


  • West Ham have also offered £25m plus £5m in add-ons for Lazio's Brazil winger Felipe Anderson, 25.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Juventus are planning to bid for Crystal Palace's Dutch defender Patrick van Aanholt, 27, should Brazilian defender Alex Sandro, 27, complete a move to Manchester United.
    (Sun)


  • Nottingham Forest have confirmed the double signing of Benfica pair Joao Carvalho and Diogo Goncalves - the former for a club-record £13m.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Roma president James Pallotta says he was joking when he suggested the club's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson, 25, could be set for a move to Real Madrid.
    (Goal)


  • Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he will "take bets" on Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 29, remaining at the club next season despite him being linked with a move to Real Madrid.
    (ESPN)


  • Aston Villa are under pressure to raise up to £50m in player sales over the next two transfer windows and could lose key stars including English midfielder Jack Grealish, 22, Wales centre-back James Chester, 29, and Ivory Coast forward Jonathan Kodjia, 28.
    (Daily Telegraph)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Steve Bruce is set to carry on as Aston Villa boss after crunch talks.
    (Sun)


  • Leeds remain on course to appoint the former Argentina manager Marcelo Bielsa as the club's new head coach.
    (The Guardian)


  • Napoli are willing to drop the price for Maurizio Sarri to £4.5m to encourage Chelsea to appoint their former coach.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea face a straight choice between sacking Antonio Conte and paying him up to £9m compensation or letting him see out the final year of his contract.
    (Daily Telegraph)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Marcus Rashford will return to full training with England on Friday following his knee injury.
    (Sky Sports)


  • England are in pole position to host the 2030 World Cup.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Former England defender Terry Butcher has become the new head coach of the Philippines national team.
    (Sky Sports)




  • OTHER STUFF

  • Tottenham have asked the Premier League if they can play their first home game of the season, against Fulham, at Wembley.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester United star Ander Herrera wants talks with boss Jose Mourinho over his future this summer.
    (Sun)


  • Paris Saint-Germain have been cleared of breaking Financial Fair Play rules after an eight-month investigation.
    (Sun)






















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