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Football Rumours on Tuesday 29th August 2017

last updated Tuesday 29th August 2017, 10:03 AM

  • Manchester City winger Patrick Roberts's return to Glasgow on a season-long loan has finally been confirmed with the 20-year-old being handed the iconic No 7 jersey.
    (Daily Mail)

  • West Brom Tony Pulis is going back in for Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs with a £13m offer.

  • Manchester City have offered Raheem Sterling plus cash in an attempt to tempt Arsenal to sell Alexis Sanchez.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Stoke close to signing Wimmer from Tottenham for £15m as centre back arrives for medical. The two clubs agreed a fee for the 24-year-old centre back over the weekend and he is expected to complete a £15million switch to the bet365 Stadium within the next 24 hours.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United have been given encouragement in a potential deal for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 28.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Chelsea are close to signing Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27, for £40m, as well as 24-year-old Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal.
    (Daily Express)

  • Liverpool are still making Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, 26, one of their transfer priorities as a part of a £200m recruitment drive.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Swansea are serious contenders to sign Bayern Munich's 20-year-old Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches.
    (Wales Online)

  • Manchester City plan to make a last-ditch bid for 28-year-old Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.

  • Chelsea are close to selling 28-year-old striker Diego Costa back to Atletico Madrid in a £30m deal.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester City are expected to make a fresh bid for defender Jonny Evans, 29, after Leicester failed with a £21m offer.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala, 26, could join West Brom as part a deal for the Northern Ireland defender.

  • Liverpool have had two bids rejected by Monaco for 21-year-old winger Thomas Lemar.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Crystal Palace are close to a £25m agreement with Liverpool for the signing of 27-year-old defender Mamadou Sakho.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham could miss out on Paris St-Germain defender Serge Aurier, as the 24-year-old prefers a move to Manchester United.

  • Manchester United will give left-back Luke Shaw a new deal to stop the 22-year-old leaving on a free transfer.

  • Juventus chief Beppe Marotta says the Serie A champions will make a fresh move for Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 23, in January.

  • Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina, 34, will stay at Napoli despite an offer from Paris St-Germain.

  • Barcelona director Robert Fernandez says the club intend to sign one or two more players before the transfer window shuts, having completed a £135.5m deal for Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Juventus have moved closer to signing Schalke's 29-year-old Germany defender Benedikt Howedes.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Everton will reject Olympiakos' offer for 29-year-old winger Kevin Mirallas.

  • Norwich City are interested in Bristol City defender Aden Flint, 28, who is also a target for Birmingham City.
    (Birmingham Mail)

  • Midfielder Ravel Morrison, 24, is set to join Mexican club Atlas on a season-long loan deal from Lazio.
    (La Aficion)

  • Former Newcastle midfielder Remy Cabella, 27, is set to join Saint-Etienne on loan from Marseille.


  • Arsene Wenger and his coaching staff carried out an Anfield massacre post-mortem on Monday as Arsenal lurched into an early-season crisis.
    (Daily Star)

  • Sam Allardyce is being considered for a surprise return to Crystal Palace, should the Eagles sack manager Frank de Boer.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Slaven Bilic has been given four more Premier League games to save his job after West Ham's terrible start to the season.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been ruled out of England's squad for the World Cup qualifiers with Malta and Slovakia due to a muscle injury, the Football Association has announced.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chris Coleman will allow players in his Wales squad to leave camp this week if they need to complete transfers before deadline day.
    (Daily Mail)

  • England manager Gareth Southgate is hoping to introduce a world-class team culture into his young squad by taking advice from proven global winners - the New Zealand rugby team.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Brazil's team doctor Michael Simoni says Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho's back problem is due to stress over his future. The 25-year-old is a target for Barcelona.

  • Manchester United have resurfaced a private road outside their Carrington training ground to protect their players' luxury cars.

  • Barcelona's new £96m signing Ousmane Dembele failed to impress fans with an embarrassing attempt at kick-ups during his Nou Camp unveiling.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Nottingham Forest fans appeared to come to blows as the City Ground ran out of pies during the weekend defeat by Leeds.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Romania manager Christoph Daum turned down the offer of a free fishing rod from a member of the country's press during a news conference on Monday.

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