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Football Rumours on Tuesday 11th October 2016

last updated Tuesday 11th October 2016, 10:37 AM


  • Paris St-Germain will try to sign Barcelona and Brazil forward Neymar, 24, in a deal worth up to 222m euros (£200m).
    ( Goal )


  • Manchester United's Dutch full-back Timothy Fosu-Mensah, 18, has agreed a new four-year contract at Old Trafford.
    ( ESPN )


  • Manchester City want to sign 13-year-old Celtic playmaker Karamoko Dembele, who has appeared for the Hoops' Under-20s side.
    ( Sun )


  • AC Milan are monitoring Michy Batshuayi's situation at Chelsea with the 23-year-old Belgium striker yet to start a league game for the Blues since his £33m summer transfer.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Manchester United target Isco, the 24-year-old Spain midfielder, has hinted he may leave Real Madrid at the end of the season.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Monaco's France full-back Djibril Sidibe, 24, has revealed he rejected a move to Arsenal.
    ( ESPN )


  • Premier League side Hull are ready to make forward Abel Hernandez, 26, the highest earner at the club in bid to ward off January suitors.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Barcelona have been scouting 20-year-old Las Palmas defender Mauricio Lemos.
    ( Marca )




  • MANAGER STUFF

  • USA manager Jurgen Klinsmann, 52, has hit back at new Swansea manager Bob Bradley, 58, who accused the German of "jockeying" for his national team job before he was sacked in 2011.
    ( Goal )


  • Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan could lose some of his backroom staff to former boss Steve Bruce who is close to joining Aston Villa.
    ( Hull Daily Mail )


  • Former Celtic manager Ronny Deila, 41, has been linked with the Norway job alongside 43-year-old ex-Manchester United forward Ole Gunnar Solksjaer.
    ( Daily Record )


  • Manchester United made a move to appoint Jose Mourinho three years earlier than they did - before having to settle for David Moyes, according to reports.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Phil Neville has turned down an approach to join Aston Villa's new backroom staff and is focused on becoming a manager.
    ( Daily Telegraph )




  • ENGLAND MANAGER STUFF

  • The Football Association has not re-examined the findings of the multi-million pound Lord Stevens Report which raised questions about Sam Allardyce, despite sacking him for telling undercover journalists he could get around the governing body's rules.
    (Independent)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez, 25, has confirmed Arsenal tried to sign him in the summer but the Algeria international says he has no regrets over staying at the King Power Stadium.
    ( ESPN )


  • Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 29, will return from a groin injury to face Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday and will be fit for next week's match against Manchester City in the Champions League.
    ( Reuters )


  • Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has described Bastian Schweinsteiger's treatment by Jose Mourinho as "perverse" after the 32-year-old former Germany international was exiled from the Manchester United first team.
    (Independent)


  • Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho feels fellow Brazilian Gabriel Jesus, 19, will have no difficulty in adapting to life at Manchester City when the new signing arrives in January.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Former Aston Villa boss Remi Garde, 50, has said he would return to England "under better conditions" and said the Villa Park job "looked like a trap" in hindsight.
    ( TF1 )


  • West Ham's Turkey winger Gokhan Tore, 24, has been ruled out for five weeks with a leg injury.
    ( Sun )


  • Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero, 28, will have a scan for a calf injury picked up during a training session with Argentina.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Manchester United are open to the idea of safe standing at Old Trafford, similar to what has been incorporated at Celtic's Parkhead.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Former Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn had "no idea who James McClean was" before he signed his Republic of Ireland compatriot for the north-east club in 2011.
    ( Sky Sports )


  • Manchester City's academy players are apparently not allowed to play in colourful footwear - only black - in a bid to keep them grounded.
    ( Daily Mail )






















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