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Football Rumours on Thursday 17th August 2017

last updated Thursday 17th August 2017, 9:47 AM


  • Brazilian defender Gabriel is set to join Valencia from Arsenal in a £10m deal. Gabriel, 26, joined the Gunners for £15m in January 2015.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Tottenham are not expected to entertain offers from Chelsea for full-back Danny Rose, 27, with the Blues ready to double his salary.
    ( London Evening Standard )


  • Manchester United are no longer interested in signing Rose, although the England international is desperate for a move to Old Trafford.
    (Daily Star)


  • Daniel Levy, the Tottenham chairman, says midfielder Dele Alli, 21, would not be sold even for £150m, with Barcelona and Manchester City both interested.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester City have made a £60m bid for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, with Real Madrid also interested in the 28-year-old Chilean.
    (Daily Star)


  • Arsenal have already rejected a £45m bid from City for Sanchez, according to the player's agent Fernando Felicevich.
    (Daily Express)


  • Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager, has told Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, that he wants him to stay for "a long time", with Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United interested in the England winger.
    (Sun)


  • Wenger has admitted Sanchez and Oxlade-Chamberlain could both be sold this summer.
    (Daily Star)


  • Spurs have been outbid by Lyon for Celta Vigo midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop, 20. The Premier League side offered £9m for the Senegal-born Spanish youth international.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Ross Barkley has torn a hamstring and needs an operation which will keep him out for three months - and could scupper a move to Tottenham.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Chelsea have not given up on signing Alex Sandro, 26, from Juventus, but are relying on the Brazilian left-back handing in a transfer request.
    ( London Evening Standard )


  • The Blues have made a new £73m bid for Sandro, but Juventus have rejected the offer.
    (Daily Star)


  • Antonio Conte's side are to offer £25m plus add-ons for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27, but the Foxes want £40m for the player.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Barcelona have offered Liverpool £118m for 25-year-old Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho.
    (Goal)


  • Barcelona are a step closer to securing a deal for Ousmane Dembele, 20, from Borussia Dortmund after the French forward was pictured packing his bags.
    (Daily Express)


  • Championship side Aston Villa, who are in the relegation zone, are interested in signing Gunners midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Southampton are closing in on a £15.4m move for Lazio's Dutch defender Wesley Hoedt, 23.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Everton Ronald Koeman says the club still has business to do before the transfer window closes, despite breaking their transfer record to sign £45m Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea.
    (Guardian)


  • Manchester United are ready to offer striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, a coaching role as part of their move to re-sign him.
    (Independent)


  • Napoli have turned down a £55m bid from Barcelona for Italy's 26-year-old forward Lorenzo Insigne.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)


  • Tottenham are lining up a £27m bid for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez. The 23-year-old Spaniard looked to be heading to Italian side Napoli.
    (Metro)


  • Chelsea pulled out of a deal for Paris St-Germain's Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 27, because PSG were too busy handling the arrival of Neymar from Barcelona.
    (Daily Express)


  • Juventus have agreed a £18.2m fee for PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 30. The Frenchman will become the Serie A club's 10th summer signing.
    (Guardian)


  • Watford are close to agreeing a season-long loan deal for Benfica's Peruvian 26-year-old winger Andre Carrillo.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Leeds' New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 25, fears his club's demand of a £20m fee could stop a dream move to Burnley.
    (Daily Star)


  • The Clarets have been quoted £20m to sign midfielder Sam Clucas, 26, from Hull having already had a £10m bid rejected for the player.
    (Sun)


  • Sheffield Wednesday will reject a second bid from Leicester City for forward George Hirst. The 18-year-old is the son of former England striker David Hirst.
    (Sheffield Star)


  • West Brom have no intention of selling Nacer Chadli, but are lining up a replacement in case Swansea make an offer too good to refuse for the 28-year-old Belgian winger.
    (Birmingham Mail)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has three games to save his job.
    (Daily Star)


  • Manchester United are among a number of clubs to have expressed reservations about a proposal to close the transfer window before the start of the season.
    (Daily Telegraph)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Diego Costa could be sued by Chelsea if he ignores their requests to return to training.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Andy Carroll is back in West Ham first-team training at Rush Green with the striker closing in on his Premier League return.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Paris St-Germain's new world-record £198m signing Neymar has hired a UFC fighter as his personal bodyguard.
    (Sun)


  • Former Juventus and Ajax midfielder Edgar Davids has successfully sued a gaming franchise after one of their characters resembled the Dutchman.
    (Daily Mail)


  • A photo of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in London was posted on Instagram, only to be deleted soon after. The 26-year-old has been linked with Chelsea.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has sent a letter (with marriage advice) to a lifelong Spurs fan before his wedding day.
    (Daily Mail)




























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