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Football Rumours on Thursday 6th October 2016

last updated Thursday 06th October 2016, 10:28 AM


  • Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has told head coach Antonio Conte he is prepared to bid more than £60m for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 29.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Real Madrid forwards Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, and Gareth Bale, 27, have agreed new contracts, with Wales international Bale offered a £91m deal as an incentive to reject a move to Manchester United next summer.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Arsenal and Tottenham both want to sign Real Madrid midfielder Isco, 24, who is out of contract in 2018.
    ( Daily Star)


  • Gunners defender Per Mertesacker, 32, is wanted by former side Hannover.
    ( Sun )


  • Uruguay forward Luis Suarez, 29, could sign a new contract with Barcelona before Christmas.
    ( Mundo Deportivoh )


  • Napoli chairman Aurelio de Laurentiis rejected a £50m offer from Chelsea for defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 25, two days before the summer transfer window closed.
    ( Sky Sports )


  • Burnley want defender Michael Keane, 23, to sign a new contract amid interest from Chelsea.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • West Ham have an obligation to buy forward Simone Zaza after 10 appearances, according to the 25-year-old's agent and father.
    ( International Business Times )


  • Sunderland fear they will have to pay £10m to sign former Inter Milan midfielder Ricardo Alvarez, 28, if a Court of Arbitration ruling goes in the Serie A club's favour.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho, 31, is set to sign a two-year contract extension after entering the final 12 months of his existing deal.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, 23, spoke to several teams before agreeing to rejoin the Spanish side from Juventus this summer.
    ( Metro )


  • Liverpool striker Divock Origi, 21, says he has not heard the "rumours" linking him with a move to Juventus.
    ( Metro )




  • MANAGER MATTERS

  • Everton are hoping to lure one of Manchester City's key analysts, Laurence Stewart, to Goodison Park.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Interim boss Mike Phelan is set to be given the Hull City manager's job on a permanent basis.
    ( Sun )




  • ENGLAND MANAGER STORIES

  • Interim boss Gareth Southgate is set to earn £500,000 in two months as he sets about helping England out of troubled waters and into the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
    ( Daily Mail )




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, 24, is determined not to be affected by an "incredible" price tag following his summer move from Valencia for a fee in excess of £35m.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Arsenal attackers Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, both 27, want £250,000 a week each in wages to extend their contracts. The declining value of the pound in the wake of the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union is partly behind their demands.
    ( Times )


  • Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham, 18, who is on loan at Bristol City, says he found out about his England Under-21 call up on television.
    ( Evening Standard )


  • Manchester United have been "disrespectful" to midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 32, according to Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 25.
    ( ESPN )


  • But former Barcelona midfielder Deco, who played under Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho at Porto and Chelsea, says players at Old Trafford have to get over criticism from their manager.
    ( Daily Star)


  • Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera turned up to Spain training without any boots and had to buy a new pair after he was called up to replace the injured Javi Martinez. The 27-year-old had been on holiday in Madrid when he found out he was required.
    ( El Confidencial )


  • West Ham's vice-chairman Karren Brady insists a move to London Stadium was a crucial part of "rebranding" the club.
    ( Guardian )


  • West Ham are set to release a movie called 'Iron Men' to celebrate the club's move from the Boleyn Ground to the London Stadium.
    ( Evening Standard )






















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