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Football Rumours on Wednesday 14th March 2018

last updated Wednesday 14th March 2018, 8:57 AM



  • Arsenal have reportedly held talks with Brazilian side Corinthians over a deal for up-and-coming midfielder Maycon.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Liverpool are considering making a bid for RB Leipzig's 22-year-old German forward Timo Werner.
    (Independent)


  • Manchester City are unlikely to sign Shakhtar Donetsk's 25-year-old Brazilian midfielder Fred, but he remains a target for Manchester United.
    (Times)


  • Everton are hoping to sign Arsenal's 26-year-old England midfielder Jack Wilshere on a free transfer this summer.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Sam Allardyce will try to sign Manchester United and England centre-back Phil Jones, 26, for Everton if he is still manager at Goodison Park next season.
    (Times)


  • Meanwhile, Steve Walsh will urge Everton to make a move for Leicester's 31-year-old England striker Jamie Vardy this summer - if he stays on as director of football.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano has revealed there is no chance the club will sign Barcelona's 30-year-old Argentina forward Lionel Messi.
    (Sun)


  • Middlesbrough's 26-year-old Danish forward Martin Braithwaite wants to make his Bordeaux loan move permanent this summer.
    (Evening Gazette)


  • Germany defender Per Mertesacker, 33, has revealed he will quit Arsenal at the end of the season.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham face losing forward Son Heung-min, 25, to the South Korean Army for two years. Under Korean law, all men must do 21 months of national service before they turn 28.
    (Sun)


  • Neymar "has a future" at Paris St-Germain, the 25-year-old Brazil forward's father has said, amid reports of an exit from the French club.
    (ESPN)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF


  • Southampton hope to appoint Mark Hughes as their new manager on Wednesday. The former Stoke boss has been offered a contract until the end of the season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • West Ham will appoint a director of football at the end of the season in a bid to improve their transfer strategy - a key source of fan dissatisfaction.
    (Evening Standard)


  • Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis wants Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri to replace Arsene Wenger as the club's new manager.
    (Daily Star)


  • West Brom could save themselves £1m by keeping hold of manager Alan Pardew until July.
    (Daily Mirror)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF


  • Tottenham's Harry Winks is sweating over his World Cup place as an ankle injury persists.
    (Daily Mail)


  • England's possible World Cup boycott could derail Greg Clarke's plan to host the 2030 tournament.
    (Daily Mail)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane will be out until May after scans showed the 24-year-old has damaged his ankle ligaments more than was previously suspected.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Crystal Palace are willing to sell naming rights for their Selhurst Park ground to help fund a £100m redevelopment of the stadium.
    (Evening Standard)


  • Southwark Council has voted unanimously to proceed with a plan to secure the future of Dulwich Hamlet FC.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The Premier League failed to enforce a ban on Owen Oyston being the owner and a director of Blackpool following the club's promotion in 2010.
    (Guardian)


















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