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Football Rumours on Friday 1st February 2019

last updated Friday 01st February 2019, 8:38 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Fulham failed in their Deadline Day move for Bordeaux defender Youssouf Sabaly, despite meeting the player's £12million release clause.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Fulham have signed Hoffenheim's Havard Nordtveit on loan until the end of the season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Fulham winger Aboubakar Kamara has joined Turkish side Yeni Malatyaspor on loan until the end of the season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal pulled out of a deadline-day deal for Barcelona's 21-year-old Brazilian winger Malcom.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Arsenal's Eddie Nketiah will remain at Emirates Stadium after a potential loan move to Augsburg fell through for the 19-year-old England Under-21 forward.
    (Football.London)


  • Talks between Schalke and Tottenham for Spurs' Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen, 24, fell through on Thursday.
    (Football.London)


  • Chelsea demanded an £8m loan fee from Tottenham for Michy Batshuayi, four times the amount they settled for with Crystal Palace.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United are monitoring Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, who left Manchester City to join the German club, with a view to making a summer move for the 18-year-old England international.
    (Metro)


  • Chelsea's English defender Gary Cahill, 33, turned down moves to Juventus, Monaco and Fulham on transfer deadline day.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester United and Ecuador defender Antonio Valencia, 33, turned down the chance to join Fulham and Newcastle United.
    (Sun)


  • Southampton turned down loan offers from four Premier League clubs for striker Charlie Austin, 29.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester City are set to open talks about a contract extension with England midfielder Fabian Delph, 29.
    (Sun)


  • Udinese have ended their interest in Derby's English midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 32.
    (Derby Telegraph)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea job is safe for now, but the club's chiefs want to see a 'plan B' when his 'Sarri-ball' tactics do not work.
    (Sun)


  • Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri refused to travel on the team bus following his side's 4-0 loss at Bournemouth on Wednesday.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Sarri asked the Blues players if he was the cause of their poor recent away form during a lengthy team meeting following the defeat by the Cherries.
    (Times)


  • Chelsea forward Eden Hazard was singled out for criticism during the meeting, with Sarri accusing the 28-year-old Belgium international of failing to follow instructions.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • David Beckham has received FA approval to become the latest former Manchester United player to part-own non-league club Salford City.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha faces an extended ban for mocking referee Andre Marriner after he had been sent off for dissent.
    (Sun)


  • Fernando Llorente is pushing to earn himself a new Tottenham contract.
    (Sun)


  • Tottenham and South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 26, believes his team can beat Liverpool and Manchester City to the title.
    (Daily Express)


  • Peter Crouch admits he did not expect a return to the Premier League after completing a Deadline Day move to Burnley.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk said he could sense the nervousness at Anfield during the Premier League leaders' 1-1 draw with Leicester City - but the Netherlands international, 27, added that the anxiety is "not really necessary at the moment".
    (Guardian)


  • Peterborough's director of football Barry Fry has been fined £35,000 for placing a bet on a Peterborough striker to be League One's top scorer.
    (Daily Mail)




















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