Football Rumours on Monday 20th March 2017

last updated Monday 20th March 2017, 8:43 AM

  • Arsenal are also ready to make a summer move to sign Ross Barkley if Everton decide to cash in on their unsettled midfield star.
    ( Sun )

  • Chelsea believe they are in a strong position to sign Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 22.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 27, is unhappy at having to play on the left-wing as the Spanish club's manager Zinedine Zidane tries to accommodate Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to play further up field.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Everton could move for Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 27, in the summer.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Tottenham are targeting AC Milan midfielder Suso, 23, as a potential summer signing. The Spaniard previously played in the Premier League for Liverpool.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley, 27, is one game away from triggering a clause in his deal to sign permanently for Watford this summer. The England international joined the Hornets on loan for the season in January.
    (Watford Observer)

  • Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce says it is the "chairman's responsibility" to keep 24-year-old winger Wilfried Zaha, who has been linked with Tottenham, at the club.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Spurs and Liverpool will battle to sign Porto forward Moussa Marega, currently on loan at Vitoria Guimaraes. The 24-year-old has been nicknamed 'the Malian Jamie Vardy' and has a £35m release clause.
    ( Sun )

  • Barcelona are lining up Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, 24, and Paris St-Germain's Marco Verratti, 24, as replacements for 32-year-old midfielder Andres Iniesta, whose current contract expires at the end of next season.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Bournemouth want Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere beyond this season. Wilshere, 25, has been on loan at the Cherries since the end of August.
    (Daily Echo)


  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger plans to stay for one more year at the club but doubts remain over the future of Gunners playmaker Mesut Ozil, 28.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • West Brom manager Tony Pulis says 67-year-old Wenger told him after Saturday's Premier League game between the two clubs that he was staying with the Gunners.
    ( Sun )

  • Wenger's decision over whether to stay at Arsenal will not be influenced by his side finishing in the top four to claim a Champions League place.
    ( Times )

  • Arsenal have denied reports in Germany that they have approached Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel to replace Arsene Wenger.
    ( Sky Sports )

  • Championship side Norwich City have ruled out making former England boss Roy Hodgson, 69, their new sporting director.
    (Norwich Evening News)

  • Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says he understands the growing number of dissenting voices after a seven-match winless run. Ipswich are five points above the Championship relegation zone.
    (East Anglian Daily Times)

  • Slaven Bilic is back under pressure at West Ham after co-owner David Sullivan apologised to fans for their home defeat to Leicester.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Middlesbrough's caretaker manager Steve Agnew says his players were reacting to provocation after they clashed in the tunnel with their Manchester United counterparts following their game on Sunday.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Former Italy boss Cesare Prandelli, 59, claims he turned down an approach from Leicester City after the way they treated Claudio Ranieri.
    ( Sun )

  • Sunderland boss David Moyes, 53, has the support of owner Ellis Short and chief executive Martin Bain despite the Black Cats being seven points from safety at the bottom of the Premier League.
    (Sunderland Echo)

  • Chelsea, who have a 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League, will be even stronger next season, according to manager Antonio Conte.
    ( Daily Star )

  • United manager Jose Mourinho would prefer to win the Europa League rather than finish in the top four to claim a Champions League place for next season.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Former referees' chief Keith Hackett believes "mental fatigue" was the reason for Michael Oliver's "calamitous, mistaken-ridden performance" in officiating the 1-1 draw between Manchester City and Liverpool on Sunday.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Coventry City face being relegated to League Two before their EFL Trophy final at Wembley on 2 April. The Sky Blues are 17 points from safety with eight games remaining.
    (Coventry Telegraph)

  • Plymouth Argyle striker Jake Jervis, 25, wore a top with a 'get well soon Joe' message on it before Saturday's 1-0 League Two win over Morecambe in reference to Rochdale midfielder Joe Thompson, who has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time.
    (The Herald)

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