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Football Rumours on Friday 18th January 2019

last updated Friday 18th January 2019, 12:53 PM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri is targeting Fiorentina's Burkina Faso international midfielder Bryan Dabo, 26.
    (Sun)


  • Sheffield Wednesday are in discussions to sign Fulham's Congo midfielder Neeskens Kebano, 26, on loan.
    (Sheffield Star)


  • Arsenal could make a move for SC Braga and Portugal Under-19 forward Francisco Trincao, 19, after sending scouts to watch the Juventus target.
    (Tuttomercatoweb)


  • Aaron Ramsey has signed a pre-contract agreement to join Juventus from Arsenal in the summer, The 28-year-old Wales midfielder completed his medical with the Serie A champions over the weekend.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Ramsey will sign a four-year contract, worth £300,000 a week, putting him among the best-paid British footballers.
    (Times)


  • Tottenham have revived their interest in Barcelona Brazilian forward Malcom, 21.
    (Independent)


  • Chelsea are prepared to offer English winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18, a new deal worth £50,000 per week - rising to as much as £70,000 - in a bid to hold off another bid from Bayern Munich.
    (Daily Mail)


  • West Ham have had two offers for Genoa's Polish striker Krzysztof Piatek, 23, rejected as the Italians hold out for a bid from AC Milan.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Borussia Dortmund director of football Michael Zorc has warned Premier League clubs off a summer move for former Manchester City winger and England international Jadon Sancho, 18.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea are trying to complete the signing of Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 31, from Juventus in time for him to make his debut against Arsenal on Saturday.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Chelsea are also closing in on a £31m deal for Zenit St Petersburg's Argentina midfielder Leandro Paredes, 24.
    (Daily Express)


  • Manchester United are ready to double Marcus Rashford's wages to £150,000 a week in an effort to prevent Europe's top clubs from making a move for the 21-year-old England forward this summer.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Celtic will continue to watch Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay but will only bid for the 22-year-old if another midfielder leaves Parkhead.
    (Daily Record)


  • Porto and Brazil defender Eder Militao, 21 - a target for Manchester United - has "verbally agreed" to join Real Madrid.
    (SporTV)


  • Liverpool are monitoring Schalke's 20-year-old USA midfielder Weston McKennie.
    (Sun)


  • Bournemouth's English defender Tyrone Mings, 25, is wanted on loan by West Brom.
    (Sun)


  • Former Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook has revealed the club held talks with former England defender John Terry, 38, over a move from Chelsea in 2009.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Ashley Cole is poised for a move to Derby County after Frank Lampard convinced the club's owner Mel Morris to finance a deal.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Aston Villa are considering a move for Romanian Gaz Metan midfielder Darius Olaru. Borussia Dortmund are also said to be interested in the 20-year-old.
    (Birmingham Mail)


  • West Ham have seen two offers for £45m-rated Genoa striker Krzysztof Piatek turned down.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Former Italy Giuseppe Rossi, 31, is reluctant to re-launch his career in MLS, with the former Manchester United forward determined to find a new club in Europe.
    (ESPN)


  • Manchester United's first signing of the January transfer window will be 16-year-old Amiens French forward Noam Emeran.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Inter Milan are set to offer a new contract to 23-year-old Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, who has been linked with Manchester United and Manchester City.
    (Calciomercato)


  • Newcastle are eyeing a move for Blackburn midfielder Lewis Travis after impressing in the recent FA Cup double header.
    (Sun)


  • Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says defender Joe Worrall will remain on loan from Nottingham Forest for the rest of the season and has ruled out moves for Liverpool's England midfielder Adam Lallana, 30 and Lazio's English midfielder Ravel Morrison, 25.
    (Daily Record)


  • Leeds United have rejected an approach from Crystal Palace for teen sensation Jack Clarke.
    (Sun)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Arsenal manager Unai Emery says "primitive" talks have been held with Barcelona's 25-year-old Spanish midfielder Denis Suarez, but admits it will not be easy to conclude any deals this month.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will soon have a formal interview for the full-time Manchester United manager's job.
    (Sun)


  • Everton manager Marco Silva says there will be more departures than arrivals this month at Goodison Park as he has been told by the club's board that finances are not available for new signings.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers stressed his focus remains on the Scottish champions amid speculation about interest from Leicester.
    (Leicester Mercury)


  • Former Manchester United and England striker Andy Cole has joined Macclesfield Town's coaching staff on a part-time basis.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Jose Mourinho says he still "belongs to top football" after being sacked by Manchester United and that he is "too young" to retire.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Huddersfield have parted company with sporting director Olaf Rebbe, three days after head coach David Wagner left the club by mutual consent.
    (Guardian)




OTHER STUFF

  • Bolton will carry out additional searches on fans who are planning to protest against owner Ken Anderson at their next home match.
    (Daily Mail)


  • BBC chief Tim Davie has turned down the chance to become Premier League chief executive in the wake of Susanna Dinnage's decision not to take up her appointment.
    (Daily Mail)


  • English football is preparing to make rule changes to allow replays of VAR decisions to be shown on big screens inside stadiums.
    (Times)


  • Football's law-making body (IFAB) are set to make the biggest change to the handball law for 80 years.
    (Times)


  • Watford captain Troy Deeney has been fined £20,000 over the comments he made about referee David Coote following the 3-3 draw with Bournemouth.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Scottish Premiership managers have united with under-fire referees to back the use of VAR after a crunch summit.
    (Daily Record)




















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