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Football Rumours on Tuesday 14th November 2017

last updated Tuesday 14th November 2017, 10:07 AM

  • Arsenal have "almost done" a £60m deal for 24-year-old Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir, whose arrival will help offset the departures of unsettled duo Mesut Ozil, 29 and Alexis Sanchez, 28.

  • Real Madrid have decided to sell Wales forward Gareth Bale, 28, in the summer.

  • Former Tottenham and Southampton player Bale should return to the Premier League if it makes him happy, says Wales boss Chris Coleman.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham are monitoring Watford forward Richarlison. The 20-year-old Brazilian has scored four goals in 11 league games since his summer move to Vicarage Road.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Atletico Madrid have contacted midfielder Ozil to offer the former Real Madrid player a return to Spain.

  • Atletico striker Antoine Griezmann has hinted at a move to Paris St-Germain, with the 26-year-old saying playing alongside Neymar and Kylian Mbappe would be a dream.

  • Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Liverpool's Emre Can, with the 23-year-old midfielder's contract set to expire at the end of this season.

  • West Bromwich Albion have revived their interest in Fenerbahce's Brazilian midfielder Josef de Souza, commonly known as Souza. The Baggies offered £10.6m for the 28-year-old in the summer.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Leicester City's Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa, 25, could move to Hull City in the January transfer window. Musa played under Tigers boss Leonid Slutsky at CSKA Moscow.

  • West Brom are considering a move for £11m-rated Trabzonspor midfielder Okay Yokuslu, 23.

  • Bolton Wanderers striker Gary Madine, 27, wants fellow forward Adam Armstrong, 20, to extend his loan at the Championship club from Newcastle United.
    (Bolton News)

  • Ipswich Town's 25-year-old striker Kieffer Moore, who has scored 13 goals on loan at League One Rotherham United, says he has not spoken to Tractor Boys boss Mick McCarthy about his future.
    (East Anglian Daily Times)


  • Sunderland hope to have Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom installed as their new manager by the weekend.

  • Watford have rejected Everton's request to talk to Marco Silva about their managerial vacancy.

  • Rangers are interested in Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill, 48, who is also a target for Scotland.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Gus Poyet would be open to returning to Sunderland as manager, two-and-a-half years after being fired by the Sky Bet Championship club.
    (Daily Star)

  • Former Motherwell and Wolves manager Mark McGhee has taken over as first-team coach at Barnet. The 60-year-old, who most recently worked as Gordon Strachan's assistant with Scotland, replaces Rossi Eames.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is not being considered for the vacant manager's job at Championship side Sunderland.
    (Northern Echo)


  • Gareth Southgate is expected to keep faith with youth for Tuesday night's friendly international against Brazil at Wembley.
    (Sky Sports)

  • England will play friendlies against Italy and the Netherlands in spring next year ahead of the 2018 World Cup.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook, 20, has an outstanding future after being called up by England for Tuesday's friendly with Brazil, according to Cherries boss Eddie Howe.
    (Daily Echo)

  • Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden, 17, is expected to be called up for the next England Under-21 squad.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland host Denmark in their decisive World Cup play-off second leg tonight after a goalless first leg on Saturday.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Wales manager Chris Coleman, 47, will quit the national team if the Football Association of Wales does not offer full-time contracts to several of his backroom staff.
    (Daily Star)

  • Giampiero Ventura has resigned as Italy manager after the Azzurri failed to qualify for next year's World Cup.


  • Former Celtic midfielder Stiliyan Petrov, who was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2012 but has since had the all-clear, has given his support to Liam Miller, who has cancer.

  • West Bromwich Albion fans displayed 'Pulis out' signs at a televised darts tournament in nearby Wolverhampton. The Baggies are 16th in the Premier League table, without a win in nine games.
    (Birmingham Mail)

  • Manchester United defender Luke Shaw, who only passed his driving test a year ago, reversed his £100,000 Range Rover into Phil Jones's £200,000 Bentley at the club's Carrington training base.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Patrice Evra posted footage of himself pulling a Jeep and vowed to return "stronger than ever" after he left Marseille after kicking a fan.

  • Non-league Dudley Town have been forced to call off their past two West Midlands League Premier Division home games because badgers have ruined the pitch.
    (Express & Star)

  • Manchester United have sold more shirts than Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City combined this season, according to one sports retailer.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Gianluigi Buffon has confirmed his international retirement after Italy lost their World Cup play-off against Sweden.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Basel are facing a race against time to have their pitch in shape for next week's Champions League clash with Manchester United after the heavy rain before Switzerland took on Northern Ireland.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Ex-Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is favourite to land the job with the Black Cats.
    (Sunderland Echo)

  • Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva, 28, says he is "disgusted by the injustice" of the transfer saga which has left him unable to play for Leicester City until January.

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