Football Rumours on Saturday 30th December 2017

last updated Saturday 30th December 2017, 9:07 AM


  • Cristiano Ronaldo has asked that Real Madrid set their selling price for a potential transfer at a "realistic" total of 100m euros (£89m). The 32-year-old forward is ready for a move away from the club.
    (Daily Record)


  • Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 26, has not rejected a contract extension with the Premier League champions, despite claims from his father that he wants to move to Real Madrid.
    (Independent)


  • Antonio Conte is also preparing to make another bid for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, 24.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester United are monitoring Napoli midfielder Jorginho, 26, as a replacement for Michael Carrick.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • West Ham will make a move for Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, 25, as David Moyes attempts to strengthen his midfield.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Manchester City will offer defender Nicolas Otamendi a contract extension. The 29-year-old signed a five-year deal in 2015.
    (ESPN)


  • Pep Guardiola's side are also interested in West Brom captain Jonny Evans. Baggies manager Alan Pardew admitted the club would consider selling Evans to raise funds for a striker.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Inter Milan are considering a move for Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 28.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Ligue 1 side Bordeaux have rejected a £31m bid from Tottenham for 20-year-old forward Malcom.
    (Esporte)


  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge does favour a move to Southampton move but fears Liverpool will block any deal under £25m.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • However Saints could face competition from Stoke, who are keen to add a striker to their squad.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Liverpool will sign Schalke playmaker Leon Goretzka, 22, on a free transfer next summer.
    (Sun)


  • Juventus are ready to make a pre-contract agreement with Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 23.
    (Corriere dello Sport)


  • West Ham manager David Moyes says that 19-year-old defender Reece Oxford, who has been linked with a move to RB Leipzig, will be given a chance to prove himself at the Premier League club.
    (Talksport)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Pep Guardiola plans to remain as Manchester City boss beyond the third year of his contract.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Huw Jenkins has described his failure to reappoint Brendan Rodgers as manager 18 months ago as his "biggest regret" as Swansea chairman and has accepted his position will become untenable if the club are relegated.
    (Guardian)


  • Amanda Staveley's takeover of Newcastle is in jeopardy after talks with Mike Ashley hit a £50m wall.
    (Sun)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Several Arsenal players confronted striker Alexis Sanchez after the side's match against Burnley in November, accusing him of having a bad attitude.
    (Guardian)


  • Arsenal's stars are sick of Alexis Sanchez, want him out of the club, and he was confronted by Jack Wilshere.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani says he wants to end his career at the club.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has graduated from Manchester Business School with a Masters in Business Administration.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Crystal Palace defender Pape Souare has been reunited with the staff member who was first on the scene following his car crash in 2016.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Everton have been thanked for the potential signing of Cenk Tosun - by Besiktas' city rivals Basaksehir.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Southampton striker Charlie Austin is set to miss two months after injuring his hamstring against Huddersfield.
    (Independent)


















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