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Football Rumours on Sunday 18th February 2018

last updated Sunday 18th February 2018, 8:36 AM

  • Real Madrid are willing to offer 28-year-old Wales winger Gareth Bale plus £100m for Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 27.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea would ask for Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, 29, if Manchester City made an approach for Belgium international Hazard.
    (Star on Sunday)

  • Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 27, says he is "really happy" at the club amid reports of a move to Real Madrid.
    (Star on Sunday)

  • Borussia Dortmund's desire to make 24-year-old Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi's move permanent in the summer could give Chelsea the chance to bring USA forward Christian Pulisic, 19, in the opposite direction.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Manchester City are interested in signing Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, 22, but the German club want £40m for the Germany international.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is looking at signing 20-year-old Brazilian forward Richarlison and French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, 25, from Watford in a £50m deal.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Bayern Munich's former Netherlands winger Arjen Robben, 34, says he has no plans to retire and is considering a move to either the United States, China or Qatar.

  • Besiktas vice-president Ahmet Nur Cebi says the "door is always open" for Everton striker Cenk Tosun to return to the club. The 26-year-old Turkey international has struggled to make an impact at Goodison Park since a £27m move in January.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira expects winger Andre Carillo, 26, to make his loan deal to Watford permanent in the summer. The Peru international has played 26 times for the Hornets this season.
    (Watford Observer)


  • Uwe Rosler has been sacked as head coach of League One Fleetwood Town.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke's son Josh will conduct a review of the club as they prepare for life after Arsene Wenger.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Real boss Zinedine Zidane - who has been under pressure at the Bernabeu - says managing the Spanish giants is "extremely tiring" and "this profession can wear you out but here more than in other places".
    (Sunday Times)

  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had a dressing-room row with France midfielder Paul Pogba and 25-year-old England defender Phil Jones after his side's defeat by Newcastle last week.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Mourinho held an hour-long meeting to clear the air with Pogba last week. The 24-year-old missed Manchester United's FA Cup win over Huddersfield because of illness.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Alan Pardew admitted he stripped Jonny Evans of the West Brom captaincy before his side's FA Cup defeat by Southampton to "make a statement".
    (Sky Sports)


  • Jamaican-born Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey, 20, is eligible to play for England through two of his grandparents who hold British passports.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Former Tottenham and England midfielder Ryan Mason, who has been forced to retire at the age of 26 following a fractured skull, says he will consider the offer of a coaching role at his former club.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Liverpool winger Sadio Mane, 25, could be given an improved contract at Anfield. The Senegal international has three years remaining on his £80,000-a-week deal.
    (Sunday Mirror)

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