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Football Rumours on Wednesday 22nd November 2017

last updated Wednesday 22nd November 2017, 9:07 AM


  • Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, and playmaker Mesut Ozil, 29, will stay at the club until the end of the season, according to team-mate Nacho Monreal.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • A deal to take Ozil to Barcelona in January has been agreed by an influential negotiator at the Nou Camp but he needs to obtain approval from the board.
    (Sun)


  • Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, 26, has insisted he does not regret rejecting Manchester United in the summer despite struggling for form so far this season.
    (Independent)


  • Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 25, says there have been "no new developments" regarding his contract, amid speculation that he could leave Stamford Bridge.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Wales forward and Manchester United target Gareth Bale, 28, is one of eight players Real Madrid will look to sell next year.
    (Diaro Gol)


  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made 22-year-old Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka his main target for next summer.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Sevilla expect to beat Liverpool to the signing of Paris St-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore, 28.
    (Talksport)


  • Hoffenheim hope to secure the signing of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder and West Ham target Taras Stepanenko, 28, in January.
    (ESPN)


  • Leicester want to sign New York City's England Under-21 forward Jack Harrison. The 21-year-old is valued at £6m.
    (Calciomercato)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • West Brom are considering former West Ham, Newcastle and Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew as a replacement for sacked head coach Tony Pulis.
    (Express & Star)


  • The Baggies' director of football Nicky Hammond has held preliminary talks with Pardew, 56, about the job.
    (Sun)


  • Former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia is interested in the West Brom job.
    (Talksport)


  • Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has ruled himself out of the running to be the next Everton manager.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has turned down a £300m offer for the club from Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners.
    (Daily Star)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Chris Smalling has questioned Gareth Southgate's decision to drop him and vowed to prove the England manager wrong before the World Cup.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Michael O'Neill has been offered a new six-year contract on improved terms to remain as Northern Ireland manager and reject the Scotland job.
    (Daily Mail)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Arsenal have denied that they are holding open trials after fake adverts emerged.
    (Sun)


  • An Australian ballboy who sparked a mass brawl during the final of the FFA Cup - the country's equivalent of the FA Cup - was awarded a winners' medal and invited by Sydney FC to lift the trophy.
    (Evening Standard)


  • Cardiff City are attempting to sue a former scout and two agents over claims the club "lost money" on transfers.
    (Wales Online)


  • Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe was sent a Donatello mask after his team-mates joked he looked like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.
    (Sun)


  • Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has blamed the Premier League for English sides' recent failure to win the Champions League.
    (Daily Star)


















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