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Football Rumours on Tuesday 13th March 2018

last updated Tuesday 13th March 2018, 8:33 AM



  • Arsenal are ready to sell Hector Bellerin to help fund their rebuilding plans, but want £50m for the 22-year-old right-back. Juventus are interested in signing the Spaniard.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been linked with a move to Real Madrid but the 24-year-old has suggested he will be staying with Spurs as he "can't wait to be out there scoring some goals" at the club's new stadium.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has told Real Madrid to "think of another player" in their search for a goalkeeper as he believes David de Gea, 27, will stay.
    (Daily Esxpress)


  • Liverpool and Manchester United's hopes of signing Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij, 26, could still be on as Inter Milan failed to confirm they would be signing the Dutch defender whose contract runs out at the end of the season.
    (Daily Star)


  • Chelsea are monitoring AC Milan's Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 19, in case Belgium international Thibaut Courtois, 25, leaves Stamford Bridge.
    (Talksport)


  • Newcastle will try to sign on-loan Chelsea winger Kenedy on a permanent deal but will have to pay up to £15m for the 22-year-old Brazilian.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Juventus are concerned they may miss out on Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, whose contract expires at the end of the season, as Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are also interested in signing the 24-year-old Germany international.
    (Daily Esxpress)


  • Newcastle, Leicester and Southampton are all interested in 27-year-old Burnley and Iceland winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson.
    (Sun)


  • Barcelona have had a deal in place for months to sign France forward Antoine Griezmann, 26, with Atletico Madrid failing to agree terms on a contract extension.
    (Le10sport)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF


  • Arsenal are monitoring Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri after being impressed by how he masterminded Tottenham's Champions League exit.
    (Daily Star)


  • West Brom want manager Alan Pardew to stay his in his role, but plan to name a new boss in the summer.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Southampton have sacked manager Mauricio Pellegrino and Mark Hughes is the odds-on favourite to take charge of his former club.
    (Sporting Life)


  • Former Watford boss Marco Silva is among the candidates for the Southampton manager's job after they sacked Mauricio Pellegrino on Monday.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Alternatively, Silva is set to return to his native Portugal as he is close to agreeing a deal to become the new coach of Benfica.
    (Times)


  • Swindon Town have appointed Phil Brown as their new manager in a bid to reach the play-off places
    (Daily Mail)


  • Jon Whitney has been sacked as the manager of Sky Bet League One side Walsall.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri has apologised for "sexist and unacceptable" comments he made to a female journalist after his side's Serie A match on Sunday.
    (Daily Mail)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF


  • Scotland will play Belgium in a friendly at Hampden Park in September ahead of their UEFA Nations League campaign.
    (Sky Sports)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • West Ham are involved in a £100m-plus legal dispute with their London Stadium owners over the capacity as the stadium.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • The £2.5m rent West Ham pay to play at the London Stadium will drop by half if they are relegated to the Championship.
    (Sun)


  • Philippe Coutinho says he would love 26-year-old Brazil forward Neymar to return to Barcelona. Neymar joined PSG from Barca for £198m last summer, before compatriot Coutinho, 25, moved to the Nou Camp from Liverpool in January.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Gunners striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, is "frustrated" at being cup-tied for the Europa League, having played for former club Borussia Dortmund in the competition before his January switch to Arsenal, as there is "a long time between games" for him.
    (Guardian)


  • Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has confirmed he will retire from playing football at the end of the season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Former Arsenal forward Paul Merson believes Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers should succeed Arsene Wenger as Gunners boss.
    (Daily Esxpress)


  • Crystal Palace loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek has recovered from the ankle injury which has sidelined him since December.
    (Sky Sports)


















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