Football Rumours on Thursday 13th July 2017

last updated Thursday 13th July 2017, 10:14 AM

  • Tottenham will not be bullied over the futures of midfielder Eric Dier, 23, and defender Kyle Walker, 27, as the club close in on a £9m deal for 19-year-old Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Arsenal are confident an offer of £45m will be enough to sign 21-year-old Monaco winger Thomas Lemar.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea have been offered the chance to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for £60m after Chinese side Tianjin Quanjian pulled out of a move for the 28-year-old.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Dortmund could move for 30-year-old Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, who is also wanted by Everton, West Ham, Marseille and AC Milan
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 26, has called Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane to rule out a transfer to the European champions this summer
    ( Daily Express )

  • Premier League champions Chelsea have reached an agreement with Monaco to sign midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 22, for £40m on a five-year deal
    ( RMC )

  • Blues boss Antonio Conte is prepared to sell midfielder Nemanja Matic, 28, for £40m. The Serbian has been training on his own and wants to join former manager Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Former Liverpool Danny Murphy says his former club are "close" to completing a deal for Southampton centre-back Virgil can Dijk, 26
    ( Sport360 )

  • Chelsea will beat Juventus to the £28m signing of Real Madrid right-back Danilo, 25
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Mesut Ozil insists he wants to stay at Arsenal despite only having a year left of his deal
    ( Sun )

  • Brighton have had an £8.4m bid for Spurs and Liverpool target Moses Simon rejected by Gent as they want £13m for the winger.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United are hoping to push through a £40m deal for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, 28, within the next week.
    ( Daily Star )

  • The Red Devils will turn their attention to signing £40m-rated Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan, 29, as Tottenham continue to resist any offers for Dier.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Leicester City could offload six of last summer's signings, including forwards Islam Slimani, 29, and Ahmed Musa, 24, and midfielder Nampalys Mendy, 25.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Serie A runners-up Roma want to sign Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez, 26. The Algerian has handed in a transfer request at the King Power Stadium.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Championship side Middlesbrough have beaten Premier League sides Burnley and Watford to the £14m signing of Britt Assombalonga, 24, from Nottingham Forest on wages of £60,000-a-week.
    ( Sun )

  • West Ham are considering a third bid for forward Marko Arnautovic, 28, after having a second offer worth £20m rejected by Stoke City
    (Evening Standard )

  • Watford and Swansea both want £5m-rated Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah, 22.
    ( Sun )

  • Real Madrid have given up on signing Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, 26, this summer.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Manchester City are close to completing a deal for 19-year-old Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz from Vasco da Gama
    ( ESPN )

  • City are also looking to make a £25m move for Southampton full-back Ryan Bertrand, 27, after missing out on Dani Alves to Paris St-Germain.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Stoke City will beat West Brom to the signing of Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma on a season-long loan, but will pay £7m for the 22-year-old.
    ( Sun )

  • Turkish side Fenerbahce want to sign Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi, 23.

  • Leicester City winger Bartosz Kapustka, 20, is having a medical at Bundesliga side Freiburg before a loan move
    ( Leicester Mercury )

  • Sunderland could make an offer for 28-year-old Bury striker James Vaughan
    ( Sunderland Echo )

  • Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, 24, is set to join Aston Villa on loan
    ( Birmingham Mail )

  • PSV Eindhoven have expressed an interest in taking 24-year-old Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel on loan again.
    (West London Sport)


  • The company that owns Leicester City and funded the club's rise to become the 2016 Premier League champions has been accused of multi-million pound corruption in the operation of its business in Thailand.
    (Guardian )


  • Lewes FC have become the first professional or semi-professional football club to pay its women's team the same as its men's team.
    ( Guardian )

  • Dani Alves told Pep Guardiola he was "sorry" if the Manchester City boss felt hurt after the Brazil right-back, 34, joined Paris St-Germain instead.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Stoke's 6ft 5in striker Peter Crouch has come up with a new name for the back of his shirt... "Crouchinho"
    ( Twitter )

  • Gylfi Sigurdsson might be one of the most in-demand Premier League players this summer, but Swansea were keen to show the Iceland midfield is still theirs by tweeting a video of the 27-year-old as he arrived for their friendly against Barnet
    ( Swansea City Official Twitter )

  • Former Real Madrid star Hugo Sanchez says 25-year-old playmaker James Rodriguez, who has joined Bayern Munich on loan, did not have the mentality to succeed at the European champions.

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