Football Rumours on Wednesday 17th May 2017

last updated Wednesday 17th May 2017, 10:10 AM

  • Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 27, could be set for a Premier League return with Manchester United this summer.
    ( Talksport )

  • Wales international Bale would prefer to move to Old Trafford rather than re-joining Tottenham or champions Chelsea.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Manchester United are set to re-sign 24-year-old defender Michael Keane from Burnley in a £25m deal this summer.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, 25 is one of Chelsea's primary summer targets, with manager Antonio Conte set to spend more than £200m on at least six new signings.
    ( Independent )

  • Leicester will bid for 24-year-old Hull centre-back Harry Maguire, amid strong interest from promoted Newcastle in their captain Wes Morgan, 33.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Arsenal want to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, 19. The England Under-21 international scored 23 goals while on loan at Bristol City this season.
    ( Sun )

  • Everton are exploring whether or not to sign Las Palmas central defender Mauricio Lemos, 21, as part of a summer spend that could top £75m.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Bournemouth are prepared to offer Chelsea defender John Terry, 36, a two-year contract to ensure he continues playing next season.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Swansea City are also keen on signing Chelsea captain Terry.
    ( Daily Express )

  • The Toffees will seek £50m for Ross Barkley if the midfielder refuses to commit his future to the club before manager Ronald Koeman's end-of-season deadline.
    ( Times )

  • Francesco Totti is considering a move to the United States to join former team-mate Alessandro Nesta at NASL club Miami FC. The 40-year-old's 25-year Roma career comes to an end in two weeks.
    ( Sun )

  • Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, 28, has revealed he is looking to leave the Gunners.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek will demand a loan move away from Chelsea because the 21-year-old midfielder has grown disillusioned with the limited opportunities he has been given by Antonio Conte this season.
    ( Times )

  • Real Madrid will beat Manchester United to the signing of 18-year-old Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe, which could pave the way for Chelsea to sign striker Alvaro Morata, 24, from the La Liga giants.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Chelsea will rival Manchester City for Tottenham defender Kyle Walker and could pay up to £40m for the 26-year-old.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says the Eagles will enter negotiations with Liverpool for defender Mamadou Sakho, 27.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas says Arsenal and Liverpool target Alexandre Lacazette could be allowed to leave this summer. The 25-year-old striker has scored 26 Ligue 1 goals this season.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • The stepfather of Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez, a target for Manchester United, says he would prefer the 25-year-old to be "a starting player in a different team than being a substitute at Real Madrid".
    ( Daily Star )

  • Newcastle have agreed a fee with Chelsea for 25-year-old midfielder Christian Atsu, who spent this season on loan at St James' Park.
    ( Guardian )

  • Midfielder Dele Alli, 21, says he cannot guarantee where he will be next season, but "can't see many better places" than Tottenham.
    ( Sky Sports )

  • Defender Pablo Zabaleta, 32, will join West Ham on a free transfer when he leaves Manchester City at the end of the season.
    ( TYCSports )

  • Tottenham are tracking 23-year-old Freiburg forward Maximilian Philipp.
    ( Talksport )

  • Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 27, has been offered more than £800,000 a week to join the Chinese Super League.
    ( France Football )

  • West Ham forward Manuel Lanzini, 24, says he is not interested in leaving London Stadium, despite interest from Arsenal and Liverpool.
    ( Metro )

  • Celtic assistant boss Chris Davies has welcomed West Bromwich Albion interest in midfielder Stuart Armstrong, 25.
    ( Daily Express )

  • West Brom will make a second bid for Benfica's Brazilian defender Jardel, 31.
    (Birmingham Mail)


  • Claude Puel is receiving no reassurances about his future at Southampton ahead of next week's end-of-season review after which a final decision will be made about the first-team manager.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Former Spurs boss Martin Jol says England international Alli is "not far off a £100m player".


  • Manchester United will miss out on a staggering £50m if they fail to beat Ajax in the Europa League final.
    ( Sun )

  • Former Germany striker Jurgen Klinsmann says Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi must win the World Cup to "seal his legacy".

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