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Football Rumours on Saturday 16th September 2017

last updated Saturday 16th September 2017, 7:59 AM

  • Inter Milan are hoping to beat Arsenal and Tottenham to the signing of 22-year-old Paris St-Germain and France midfielder Adrien Rabiot.

  • Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 28, says he is concentrating on trying to win trophies with Spurs while the Belgium international's father and agent sort out his contract.

  • RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner is open to a move to the Premier League, but Real Madrid are likely to rival any bid for the 21-year-old Germany international.
    (Daily Star)

  • PSG defender Thomas Meunier, 26, says Belgium team-mate and Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 25, would be a good addition for the French club.
    (Daily Star)

  • Manchester United should sign Real Madrid and France defender Raphael Varane, 24, and Borussia Dortmund's 28-year-old Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, says former United striker Louis Saha.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland believes he can become England number one while playing for the Potters, but the 24-year-old also wants Champions League football.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Bayern Munich and Germany forward Thomas Muller, 28, has admitted he considered leaving the Bundesliga champions for Manchester United in 2015.

  • ( Manchester City and France left-back Benjamin Mendy, 23, would not have left Monaco if Chelsea was his only option, says the club's vice president Vadim Vasilyev.

  • ( Everton have to sign a number nine in the January transfer window to stand any chance of qualifying for Europe, says former England midfielder Owen Hargreaves.
    (BBC Radio 5 live)

  • Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte, 23, will reject a move to Barcelona in order to sign for Real Madrid.
    (Don Balon)


  • Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal players to prove they don't have an inferiority complex by getting a result at Stamford Bridge on SundayArsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal players to prove they don't have an inferiority complex by getting a result at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti wants to stay with the club "for a long time", despite speculation surrounding his future.

  • Rafa Benitez says he missed part of Newcastle United's 1-0 victory at Swansea last Sunday while watching at home on television - because a storm knocked out his signal.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has sent scouts to watch 21-year-old Benfica's Serbiawinger Andrija Zivkovic.

  • Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is confident defender and captain Jamaal Lascelles, 23, will soon sign an improved contract.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)

  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola fears academy midfielder Brahim Diaz, 18, could be tempted by a move to Real Madrid.
    (Daily Express)

  • West Brom's owners have rejected an approach from a US investor to buy the club.
    (Birmingham Mail)


  • From Bob Marley to Muhammad Ali, Watford striker Andre Gray has revealed the story behind his many tattoos.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Newcastle's 22-year-old midfielder Isaac Hayden is a regular helper at one of the city's food banks.

  • Liverpool fans have suggested former midfielder Steven Gerrard looks more like Reds right-back Jon Flanagan after he was brought back as one of the club's 'legends' in Pro Evolution Soccer 2018.

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