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Football Rumours on Sunday 8th July 2018

last updated Sunday 08th July 2018, 9:08 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Tottenham have been given a boost in their pursuit of Wilfried Zaha after the forward turned down a £125k-per-week contract offer from Crystal Palace.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts is heading to Leicester in a £10m deal.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • West Ham have made a £17.5m bid for Borussia Dortmund's Ukrainian forward Andriy Yarmolenko, 28, who joined the German club last year for £23m.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The Hammers are also set to finalise their move for former Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 26, who is now a free agent, on Monday.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas still believes French midfielder Nabil Fekir will line up for the club next season after the 24-year-old's move to Liverpool fell through.
    (Goal)


  • Manchester United are confident of signing Chelsea forward Willan, 29, now Brazil are out of the World Cup.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • But Barcelona star Lionel Messi could put a stop to Chelsea winger Willian coming to Manchester United, with the Argentine ace keen to link up with the 29-year-old Brazilian at the Nou Camp.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Liverpool have held talks with Aston Villa over midfielder Jack Grealish but Tottenham remain favourites to sign the 22-year-old.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • United States international Erik Palmer-Brown, 21, has been loaned by Manchester City to Eredivisie side NAC Breda for the new season.
    (ESPN)


  • Emil Forsberg's performances for Sweden at the World Cup have caught the attention of Everton, who are set to move for the 26-year-old RB Leipzig midfielder.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Defender Kieran Tierney, 21, is set to remain at Celtic with Everton deciding against meeting Celtic's £25m price tag.
    (Scottish Sun)


  • Manchester United are ready to launch a £40m bid for PSV Eindhoven's 22-year-old Mexican striker Hirving Lozano in the coming days.
    (Tuttomercatoweb)


  • The Old Trafford club are still continuing to monitor 17-year-old Molde striker Erling Haaland, the son of Norway's former Manchester City and Leeds United midfielder Alf-Inge Haaland.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Eden Hazard's younger brother Kylian has moved a step closer to leaving Stamford Bridge after the 22-year-old Belgian midfielder joined Dutch side VVV Venlo on trial.
    (Goal)


  • Lyon have told Chelsea that midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 21, will not be sold this summer as the Blues seek a potential replacement for N'Golo Kante, who has been lined up as Paris St-Germain's prime target this summer.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Rangers will have first refusal on any youngsters that are being sent out on loan by Liverpool after a deal put together by the respective managers Steven Gerrard and Jurgen Klopp.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Manchester United are set to make a move for highly-rated Barcelona teenager Nico Gonzalez, 16, with the defensive midfielder yet to agree a new contract with the Spanish side.
    (Sport)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Rafa Benitez wants Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to smash the club's long-standing transfer record before he agrees to sign a new five-year contract.
    (Sunday Mirror)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Headers from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli gave England a 2-0 win over Sweden as they reached their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Croatia beat Russia 4-3 on penalties following a 2-2 draw after extra-time to set up a World Cup semi-final showdown with England.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Spain have added Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez to their shortlist as they search for a replacement for the sacked Julen Lopetegui.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)




  • OTHER STUFF

  • Harry Kane's new Tottenham deal has no buy-out clause - pushing his value past the world-record mark.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Aston Villa will have to find £75m to meet their financial commitments during the next year.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Several high-profile Chelsea stars returned to pre-season training on Saturday, against the reported wishes of manager Antonio Conte.
    (Metro)




















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