Football Rumours on Saturday 14th April 2018

last updated Saturday 14th April 2018, 9:45 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

Gareth Bale was unhappy to be substituted at half-time in Real Madrid's Champions League quarter-final second leg at home to Juventus, but the 28-year-old Wales forward still wants to stay at the La Liga club.
(Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham and West Ham are both pushing to sign Barcelona's 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes.
    (Sport)


  • Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera does not know if he will renew his deal at Old Trafford. The Spaniard, 28, is contracted to the Premier League side until 2019. (Mundo Deportivo) MLS side DC United want to sign West Ham striker Javier Hernandez, who is unhappy with his game time under David Moyes.
    (Daily Star)


  • Everton want to sign Nante's 16-year-old French midfielder Kamal Bafounta. (L'Equipe) West Ham are weighing up a summer move for Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater, who is frustrated by his lack of game time at Stamford Bridge.
    (Sun)


  • Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has defended Lionel Messi after the 30-year-old was criticised following their Champions League exit. He also denied being confronted by the Argentine and defender Gerard Pique, 31, after the game.
    (Daily Express)


  • Newcastle are interested in Sunderland's Swedish striker Joel Asoro, 18, and 19-year-old English forward Josh Maja. Both players are out of contract at the Stadium of Light next summer.
    (Daily Mail)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's future at the club could depend on his side beating Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-finals.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Chelsea and Manchester United led the move not to introduce VAR into the Premier League next season.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Manchester City could be prepared to share Etihad Stadium with Manchester United if plans to redevelop Old Trafford went ahead.
    (Sun)


  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is not the only one to blame for the club's faltering season as mistakes have been made by "me, my staff, the players and the club".
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Tottenham and West Ham are both pushing to sign Barcelona's 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes.
    (Sport)


  • Everton manager Sam Allardyce insists there are no problems between him and former England forward Wayne Rooney.
    (Sun)


  • Magpies boss Rafael Benitez has 12 months left on his Newcastle contract and has hinted he could be ready to extend that and stay at the club.
    (Daily Express)


  • Benitez says Newcastle will be "exceeding expectations" if they finish 10th this season.
    (Northern Echo)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Gunners striker Alexandre Lacazette, 26, believes that winning the Europa League can save Arsenal's season and help keep Wenger at the club.
    (Sun)


  • Fans have been led to believe the Champions League draw was pre-determined as Roma advertised tickets for their semi-final against Liverpool ahead of the draw.
    (Sun)


  • Chelsea's Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard, 27, says he has been unhappy with his recent form.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Romelu Lukaku missed out on Manchester United's celebrations after beating Manchester City because he was vomiting in the dressing room toilets.
    (Sun)


  • Fifa is proposing to revamp the Club World Cup, turning it into a competition held once every four years featuring 31 matches.
    (Reuters)






















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