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Football Rumours on Sunday 30th December 2018

last updated Sunday 30th December 2018, 8:58 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Cardiff are leading the race to sign Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne, although Fulham and Leicester are also keen on the 27-year-old England international.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Arsenal have joined north London rivals Tottenham in wanting to sign Norwich City's 18-year-old English right-back Max Aarons.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente, 33, has agreed personal terms with Turkish club Galatasaray over a possible move in January.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke is ready to say yes to a loan move to Crystal Palace - because he wants to come back to the Kop.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Chelsea have made an offer in excess of £45m to sign Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Christian Pulisic next summer, but the German club will delay any decision as they wait for rival offers for the 20-year-old USA international.
    (ESPN)


  • Chelsea have been told they must pay £30m if they want to sign Bayern Munich's Germany centre-back Mats Hummels, 30, in January.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Manchester United's Italy defender Matteo Darmian, 29, is a target for Serie A sides Inter Milan and Lazio.
    (Calciomercato)


  • Lazio will look to bring in Chelsea and Italy defender Davide Zappacosta, 26, if Manchester United refuse to sell Darmian.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Liverpool are interested in Trabzonspor's Turkish attacking midfielder Abdulkadir Omur, 19, but face competition from Manchester City and Roma.
    (Star on Sunday)


  • Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl wants to sign Olympiakos and Norway right-back Omar Elabdellaoui, 27, in January.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Leicester City's Australian left-back Callum Elder, 23, is training with Ipswich Town and is set to join on loan in January.
    (East Anglian Daily Times)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has denied suggestions he wants to become the new Manchester United manager in the summer.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is considering a move for Leeds striker Kemar Roofe, 25, if he is given funds in January.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Watford boss Javi Gracia says it does not surprise him that Abdoulaye Doucoure, 25, is being linked with a move and, although he expects the Frenchman to stay for a "long time", he knows sometimes "something happens you don't want".
    (Independent)


  • Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, and France forward Anthony Martial, 23, to sign new deals with the club.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • MK Dons boss Paul Tisdale intends to go back to Exeter to sign goal machine Jayden Stockley.
    (Sun on Sunday)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • England assistant manager Steve Holland claims the lack of a winter break in the Premier League cost England at the World Cup, and its introduction next year could be the boost the national side need to go another step further in Euro 2020.
    (Sunday Telegraph)


  • Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan could be away for up to five weeks as he prepares to play for Australia in the Asia Cup.
    (Sunday Mirror)




OTHER STUFF

  • Tottenham are in talks with NFL side Oakland Raiders over a ground share at Spurs' new stadium next season.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Peter Kenyon's bid to take over Newcastle looks dead in the water.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Dean Holdsworth wants to put together a syndicate to take over Italian club Palermo.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Anthony Martial was reprimanded by Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after returning back late from Paris on Christmas Day.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • FIFA has been forced to pay almost £15million in compensation to a company that traded in black market World Cup tickets in an extraordinary case set to tarnish the world governing body's name yet again.
    (Mail on Sunday)




















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