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Football Rumours on Friday 22nd September 2017

last updated Friday 22nd September 2017, 9:00 AM


  • Arsenal have made an approach to sign 19-year-old Marseille defender Christopher Rocchia.
    (Metro)


  • However, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says the club are no longer interested in signing West Brom's 29-year-old centre-back Jonny Evans, who was linked with them this summer.
    (Daily Star)


  • Manchester City fear Paris St-Germain are now favourites to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, who is out of contract next summer and is reported to want £400,000 a week in wages.
    (Sun)


  • Liverpool are plotting a move for 18-year-old Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano.
    (Metro)


  • Manchester United are considering a move for 27-year-old Santos midfielder Lucas Lima, who is out of contract at the start of this year.
    (Talksport)


  • Juventus chief Beppe Marotta says the Italian club will be powerless to prevent forward Paulo Dybala leaving for Barcelona if the 23-year-old wants the move.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United will miss out on signing Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, 26, as the France international has decided to stay with the La Liga side.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Aston Villa are one of five Championship clubs reported to be keeping tabs on Rangers' Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos, 21, following a goal-laden beginning in Scotland that has seen him score eight times in 10 games.
    (Birmingham Mail)


  • Diego Costa could be unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player before Chelsea make their Champions League visit to the La Liga side following his £60m sale.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Chelsea's sale of Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid means the club have made nearly £500m by selling players they no longer need since January 2014.
    (Daily Mirror)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Former England manager Steve McClaren is one of the favourites to succeed Harry Redknapp as the new Birmingham City boss.
    (Birmingham Mail)


  • Arsene Wenger admits he was keen on bringing Gareth Barry to Arsenal back in 2009, but the now 36-year-old midfielder opted to move to Manchester City from Aston Villa instead.
    (Metro)


  • Mauricio Pochettino believes trusting Eric Dier as a midfielder was the biggest gamble of his Tottenham career.
    (Independent)


  • West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says Tottenham are the most attractive side to watch in the Premier League.
    (London Evening Standard)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Belgium boss Roberto Martinez says he has seen "a big difference" in Romelu Lukaku's performances since the 24-year-old striker joined Manchester United in the summer.
    (Talksport)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Wayne Rooney has hired an ex-Manchester United bodyguard known as 'Big Ginge', who has been driving him to Everton training after his two-year driving ban.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Midfielder Paul Pogba, 24, has being ordered to take a 10-day holiday by Manchester United ahead of his rehab for a hamstring injury.
    (Sun)


  • Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 23, crashed his car on his way home from training - but escaped serious injury.
    (Sun)


  • Before he left for Chelsea, striker Alvaro Morata, 24, warned Real Madrid president Florentino Perez that manager Zinedine Zidane's preferential treatment of players would hinder the La Liga champions this season.
    (Don Balon)


  • Former Everton defender Kevin Ratcliffe says manager Ronald Koeman's decision to play three central defenders is one of the reasons behind the club's poor start to the season.
    (Liverpool Echo)


















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