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Football Rumours on Wednesday 13th September 2017

last updated Wednesday 13th September 2017, 9:17 AM

  • Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, 25, still wants to join West Ham despite the breakdown in relations between the two clubs.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Arsenal have not held contract negotiations with midfielder Mesut Ozil since February. The 28-year-old Germany international has one year left on his deal.

  • Reports in Germany say Ozil is preparing to leave on a free transfer when his contract expires next summer.

  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, has finally left Brazil and has arrived in Madrid to try to force through his transfer to Atletico.

  • Atletico are set to make a revised offer of £40m, plus £9m in add-ons and a £4m bonus payment, for the Spaniard's early release.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Barcelona are set to renew their interest in Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, 26, in January after calling off the deal to pursue Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho, 25.


  • Newly appointed Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson turned down two bids from China for the chance to prove himself again in English football.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Brendan Rodgers claimed his Celtic side played like an under-12 side at times in their 5-0 thumping by Paris Saint-Germain at Parkhead on Tuesday night.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has told midfielder Yaya Toure he must force his way back into his first-team plans, revealing the 34-year-old has been left out for "sporting" reasons.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Mauricio Pochettino has described the opening fixture of Tottenham's Champions League campaign against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley as "the most important game for us".

  • Mark Hughes and Jose Mourinho have escaped punishment from the FA for their touchline spat during Stoke City's 2-2 draw against Manchester United.

  • Carlo Ancelotti will be replaced as Bayern Munich coach at the end of the season by Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann, says German football writer Raphael Honigstein.
    (BBC Radio 5 live)


  • Newcastle United's bonus dispute has been settled by a phone call between owner Mike Ashley and captain Jamaal Lascelles.
    (Shields Gazette )

  • Tuesday was a big day for the Premier League as three title-chasing teams revealed their third kits... and they all featured a camouflage design.
    (Daily Mail)

  • New aerial photographs showed the rapid progress being made on Tottenham's new stadium in North London.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Jose Mourinho said there was no specific reason behind his decision to leave out midfielder Ander Herrera, 28, from the Manchester United squad for their Champions League win over Basel.
    (Manchester Evening News )

  • World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua says Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo would beat Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi in a fight.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United would be Champions League contenders if they signed 28-year-old Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, says Old Trafford legend Ryan Giggs.
    (Daily Mail)

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