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Football Rumours on Thursday 11th February 2016

last updated Thursday 11th February 2016, 6:33 AM


  • Chelsea are unlikely to let striker Loic Remy, 29, move to China until after they play Paris St-Germain and Manchester City next week.
    (Evening Standard)


  • Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini wants to be reunited with Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, 32, and defender Pablo Zabaleta, 31.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Inter will accept a £35m offer from Manchester United for striker Mauro Icardi, 22, if they fail to qualify for next season's Champions League.
    (Tuttosport)


  • Manchester United had a £23m bid for Argentine winger Nicolas Gaitan, 27, rejected by Benfica in January.
    (Talksport)


  • The Red Devils are set to offer midfielder Ever Banega, 27, a £3.5m-a-year contract in the summer to tempt him away from Sevilla.
    (ITA Sport Press)


  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp wants to sign Bayer Leverkusen's former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 27, in the summer.
    (Metro)


  • Everton defender Phil Jagielka, 33, will be offered the chance to move to the lucrative Chinese Super League.
    ( Sun )


  • Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike, who is on loan at West Ham, remains a target for Shanghai Shenhua. The Chinese club are understood to have offered the 28-year-old a £5.5m-a-year contract before he chose to join the Hammers last month.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick, 34, has had no indication from the club whether his contract will be extended beyond the summer.
    ( Times )


  • Chelsea midfielder Willian rates defender John Terry, 35, as the Blues' greatest ever player, but expects him to leave the club this summer.
    (Squawka)


  • Liverpool are set to move for Cameroon midfielder Joel Matip after the 24-year-old turned down a new contract offer from Schalke.
    ( Daily Star )




  • MANAGER MOVEMENTS

  • Jose Mourinho will earn £15m a season if he becomes Manchester United manager in the summer, £6m less than Manchester City will pay Pep Guardiola.
    ( Sun )


  • Mourinho, 53, will be given up to £300m to spend on new signings when he takes charge at Old Trafford.
    ( Daily Star )


  • The Portuguese has told United executive vice-chairman to sell midfielders Juan Mata, 27, and Marouane Fellaini, 28.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Manchester United's squad is split over the prospect of Jose Mourinho taking over as there is fear among players over where the popular Ryan Giggs may fit into Mourinho's new regime.
    ( Sun )


  • But the former Chelsea boss would consider working outside of the Premier League in his next job, with the Portuguese yet to be contacted by Manchester United.
    ( Guardian )


  • Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone, 45, is on the shortlist for the Chelsea job, but Blues owner Roman Abramovich has serious misgivings about his playing style.
    ( Daily Mail )




  • OTHER GOSSIP

  • Former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp, 68, has questioned the aura surrounding Pep Guardiola, insisting that appointing him as their next manager will not solve Manchester City's problems.
    ( Daily Express )


  • Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen, 36, has called on his old club to announce the exact nature of Daniel Sturridge's injuries to stop the whispering campaign.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Former Sheffield United, QPR and Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock, 67, is set to become Rotherham manager until the end of the season.
    ( Guardian )


  • Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater is in line for a call-up to the England squad thanks to his performances for the league leaders this season.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • According to reports in Italy, Everton boss Roberto Martinez is on the short-list of candidates to replace Roberto Mancini as head coach at Inter.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Randy Lerner has challenged Remi Garde to rebuild Aston Villa from the rubble of this season.The American owner has vowed to give his frustrated French boss the resources he needs to ensure the Midlands club bounce back from their disappointing campaign.
    ( Sun )


  • Yaya Toure could be offered another chance to join former boss Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan. Mancini is also keen to bring Pablo Zabaleta to Italy.
    ( Sun )


  • Leicester City's players will receive no more bonus money for winning the title than if they were to finish ninth from bottom after the terms drawn up in the summer were focused solely on survival.
    ( Daily Mail )




  • AND FINALLY

  • American actor Will Ferrell says he feels "horribly guilty" about the sacking of Jose Mourinho after making a joke at an awards ceremony about Chelsea's defensive tactics.
    ( NBC Sports )






















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