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Football Rumours on Sunday 28th January 2018

last updated Sunday 28th January 2018, 8:59 AM



  • Fulham want a whopping £30m for skipper Tom Cairney after turning down West Ham's £15m bid.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Fulham are eyeing QPR’s £4million-rated midfielder Luke Freeman as a replacement for Scotland international Tom Cairney if he leaves Craven Cottage this week.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Arsenal are set to win the race to sign West Brom defender Jonny Evans, 30, with Manchester City poised to sign Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)


  • Burnley boss Sean Dyche wants Arsenal defender Rob Holding, 22, on loan for the rest of the season but any deal could depend on whether the Gunners are able to sign Jonny Evans.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Tottenham will continue talks with Paris St-Germain over a potential £22m deal for 25-year-old Lucas Moura.
    (Sunday Telegraph)


  • Arsenal must either meet Borussia Dortmund's £60m asking price for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, or look elsewhere.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Paris St-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi says the rumours of Neymar, 25, moving to Real Madrid make him laugh and insists "2,000%" that the Brazil international will be at the Ligue 1 outfit next season.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Manchester City and Manchester United are set to battle it out against in an attempt to sign Brazil midfielder Fred, 24, from Shakhtar Donetsk.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)


  • Liverpool and Tottenham are set to miss out on 28-year-old Paris St-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore, who has confirmed that returning to Italy is his priority.
    (Metro)


  • The odds of Mesut Ozil, 29, following Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal to Manchester United have been slashed.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Chelsea are ready to make an improved bid to try to complete a deal to sign former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko from Roma.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Manchester City are ready to make a £150m move for Chelsea's Eden Hazard, 27, after Pep Guardiola identified the Belgium winger as his main summer transfer target.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Roma have turned down Liverpool's bid for 25-year-old Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker.
    (Metro)


  • Newcastle are set to beat Liverpool to the signature of Brazil forward Luan, 24, from Gremio for £17.5m.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Jorginho's agent has met Manchester United representatives ahead of a move for the 26-year-old from Napoli.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Manchester United are set to reject offers from Juventus and Roma to sign Italian defender Matteo Darmian, 28, on loan.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa, 31, is reportedly close to a loan move back to former club Brighton.
    (Leicester Mercury)


  • Feyenoord have set Newcastle a deadline to meet their £20m asking price for 27-year-old Danish striker Nicolai Jorgensen.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)


  • Newcastle and Crystal Palace are eyeing moves for Red Star Belgrade striker Richmond Boakye, 24.
    (HITC)


  • Liverpool have reduced their asking price for Daniel Sturridge, paving the way for the 28-year-old to move to Inter Milan on loan.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • West Ham are trying to bring 32-year-old former Southampton striker Graziano Pelle back from China.
    (Inside Futbol)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF


  • Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino's job is hanging by a thread, with Mark Hughes being touted as the Argentine's successor.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is the leading candidate to replace Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, whose future is in doubt at the club, in the summer.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Rafael Benitez says he is "really pleased" at Newcastle and does not have "any problem" regarding his future at the Premier League club.
    (Sky Sports)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF


  • Gareth Southgate will attend the Super Bowl in Minnesota next Sunday to join a convention of coaches from across the world to exchange ideas.
    (Sunday Telegraph)


  • West Ham's exit from the FA Cup at the hands of Wigan have damaged on-loan keeper Joe Hart's prospects of making the England squad for the World Cup as there is a doubt about how much first-team football the 30-year-old may now get with the Hammers.
    (Sunday Times)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Uefa could ban heading in youth football if a study it is conducting finds evidence that it causes brain damage.
    (Sunday Telegraph)


  • Benik Afobe's time at Bournemouth could be up after he was drawn into a row with Eddie Howe over a pen.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • West Ham midfielder Pedro Obiang has suffered suspected medial ligament damage during the 2-0 loss to Wigan.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Edinson Cavani broke Zlatan Ibrahimovic's all-time goalscoring record for PSG on Saturday, tapping in his 157th goal for the club against Montpellier.
    (Mail on Sunday)


















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