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Football Rumours on Monday 14th March 2016

last updated Monday 14th March 2016, 10:23 AM


  • Liverpool will hold talks this week about the possible signing of Udinese's Polish midfielder Piotr Zielinski, 21, who has been on loan at Empoli for the past two seasons.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Arsenal have made a move for Roma's 19-year-old Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq, according to the player's agent.
    ( Sun )


  • The north London club have also been linked with a summer transfer move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, 21.
    ( Metro )


  • Manchester United have renewed hope of signing Paris St-Germain and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 29.
    ( ESPN )


  • Bologna forward Mattia Destro, 24, is also keen on a move to Old Trafford, should Jose Mourinho get the manager's job next season.
    ( Metro )


  • West Ham face competition for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Havard Nordtveit, 25, from Liverpool and the Norway international's former club, Arsenal.
    ( FourFourTwo )


  • And Bundesliga side Monchengladbach would like to hold on to Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, 19, when the Denmark international's two-year loan runs out.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Kyle Lafferty is desperate for a move away from Norwich as his hopes of a place in Northern Ireland's Euro 2016 squad are being harmed by continually being ignored for a Premier League outing.
    ( Daily Mirror )




  • MANAGER MOVEMENTS

  • John Terry could be offered a quick route into management this summer by Danish side Brondby, who are owned by his friend Jan Bech Andersen, a wealthy businessman.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is close to agreeing a new three-year deal at the club, which will see his salary increased by around £1m a year to £4.5m.
    ( Sun )


  • Ex-manager Brendan Rodgers would be interested in a return to Swansea for the 2016-17 campaign should the Welsh club make contact.
    ( South Wales Evening Post )


  • Former Leicester manager Nigel Pearson and ex-Derby boss Nigel Clough are in line to replace Dougie Freedman, who was sacked by Nottingham Forest on Sunday.
    ( Daily Star )




  • OTHER GOSSIP

  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa could be banned for three games despite Gareth Barry's admission that the Spaniard did not bite him during Chelsea's clash with Everton. Costa will serve an automatic one-game ban for his sending-off and could be handed two more games for an 'aggressive V-sign' towards home fans at half-time.
    ( Sun )


  • Everton's new majority shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, believes he has bought into a family at Goodison Park and says he will "give them whatever I have".
    ( Liverpool Echo )


  • Former Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn is not in the frame for the vacant chief executive position, despite being linked with a shock return to the Stadium of Light.
    ( Sunderland Echo )


  • Paul Ince is desperate for another chance as manager having been out of work for over two years since leaving Blackpool.
    ( Sun )


  • Leicester City midfielderDanny Drinkwater is in line for his first England call up when Roy Hodgson names his squad for friendlies with Germany and the Netherlands.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Rafael Benitez will look to Alan Shearer for help as he tries to engineer Newcastle's escape from the Premier League relegation zone.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Roberto Martinez admits Everton may struggle to keep hold of in-form striker Romelu Lukaku this summer even though the player said on Sunday he was not thinking about a move.
    ( Guardian )




  • AND FINALLY

  • Players in a local football match in Australia were given the shock of their life as a cow invaded the pitch and started charging at them.
    (Metro )






















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