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Football Rumours on Monday 24th December 2018

last updated Monday 24th December 2018, 8:40 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Fulham are eyeing a move for 29-year-old Besiktas and Croatia defender Domagoj Vida.
    (Fotomac)


  • Arsenal will have to break their transfer record to sign Nicolas Pepe as Lille want £72m for the 23-year-old Ivory Coast winger.
    (Telefoot)


  • Juventus want to sign Arsenal and Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 27, on a free transfer in the summer.
    (Sky Italia)


  • Inter and AC Milan have been priced out of signing Ramsey because he wants an annual salary of £9m.
    (Calciomercato)


  • But Bayern Munich remain interested in signing the former Cardiff player.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham have been linked with a January move for Barcelona star Rafinha.
    (Daily Express)


  • Juventus are interested in signing Manchester United's 25-year-old Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku.
    (Calciomercato)


  • ( ) Crystal Palace have expressed an interest in Nottingham Forest winger Joe Lolley.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Everton will sanction January loan moves for Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy and Senegal striker Oumar Niasse, both of whom are 28.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Southampton's Italy striker Manolo Gabbiadini, 27, is wanted by Fiorentina.
    (La Nazione)


  • Chelsea's Victor Moses is set to re-join Crystal Palace for £12m in the January transfer window.
    (Sun)


  • Bayern Munich's French winger Franck Ribery, 35, is open to extending his contract for another season.
    (Goal)


  • Preston are set to move for Walsall's 21-year-old English midfielder Josh Ginnelly.
    (Lancashire Post)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has fired out an urgent transfer warning to Newcastle - claiming it will be a miracle if they stay up even if they spend in January.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez wants to sign a winger next month.
    (Chronicle)


  • Aston Villa boss Dean Smith wants to strengthen his side's defence in the January transfer window.
    (Express and Star)


  • Frank de Boer has been named Atlanta United's new head coach on a multi-year deal.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Bayer Leverkusen have appointed former Ajax and Borussia Dortmund head coach Peter Bosz as their new boss, replacing the sacked Heiko Herrlich.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Mick McCarthy has said he wants to build his Republic of Ireland team around West Ham teenager Declan Rice.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • Birmingham City fans are disappointed the club did not receive more tickets for their FA Cup third-round tie at West Ham on 5 January.
    (Birmingham Mail)


  • Sir Alex Ferguson is back in business and working as a consultant to restore Manchester United's glory days.
    (Sun)


  • Maurice Edu reckons Steve Davis would be a massive asset to Rangers if his dream return to Ibrox is sanctioned next week.
    (Scottish Sun)




















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