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Football Rumours on Wednesday 2nd August 2017

last updated Wednesday 02nd August 2017, 9:00 AM

  • Arsenal are weighing up a move for 26-year-old Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri.
    ( ESPN )

  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he spoke to Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata about joining Tottenham but the 24-year-old did not want to compete with Harry Kane.
    ( Daily Mail)

  • Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, 28, he will not be sold to another English club this summer.
    ( Times )

  • Republic of Ireland legend Robbie Keane is set to join Indian Super League side Atletico de Kolkata.
    ( Sun )

  • Manchester United are interested in signing Paris St-Germain's 24-year-old right-back Serge Aurier, who is currently banned from entering the UK.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • United have also made an enquiry about Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker, but are not expected to sign the 22-year-old this summer.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • Liverpool are not interested in Barcelona midfielders Rafinha or Andre Gomes, both 24, who have been mentioned as part of a possible swap deal for Philippe Coutinho.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is finally having his medical at Leicester, who agreed a £25m fee for the 20-year-old Nigerian weeks ago.
    ( Leicester Mercury )

  • The Manchester club have insisted on a £50m buy-back option for Iheanacho.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Tottenham target Suso is in contract extension talks with current club AC Milan, with the 23-year-old former Liverpool forward expected to sign a new five-year deal.
    ( Talksport )

  • Chelsea are targeting Inter Milan's 30-year-old winger Antonio Candreva.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Everton are considering a move for 23-year-old Lazio defender Wesley Hoedt, who is valued at £12m.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Valencia striker Alvaro Negredo, 31, is set to sign for Turkish club Besiktas, despite rival interest from Swansea City and Leeds.
    ( AS )

  • Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, 28, plans to stay and fight for his place at the club next season.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • Leicester City have rejected a £7m bid from Derby County for 23-year-old forward Tom Lawrence.
    ( Leicester Mercury )

  • Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez, 26, is ready to force through a move to Roma, with the Foxes still reluctant to sell.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Former West Ham striker Carlton Cole, 33, is on the verge of being sacked by Indonesian side Persib Bandung, whose manager said "he plays very badly" compared to other foreign players.
    ( Daily Mail)

  • Barcelona are lining up Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele, 20, and Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, 23, as potential replacements for their Paris St-Germain-bound forward Neymar, 25.
    ( Independent )

  • The Spanish club would be interested in one of four PSG midfielders in a possible part-exchange deal for Neymar: Angel di Maria, Julian Draxler, Adrien Rabiot and Marco Verratti.
    ( Mundo Deportivo )

  • Barca are also considering a move for Atletico Madrid's 26-year-old forward Antoine Griezmann.
    ( Cadena Ser )

  • Brazil international Neymar is expected to return to training with his Barca team-mates on Wednesday.


  • Paulo Sergio wants a second crack at managing Hearts following the sacking of Ian Cathro.
    ( Daily Record )


  • John Terry has laid down the challenge for Aston Villa this season in stark terms by insisting that only winning the Championship would be acceptable.
    ( Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea are considering an individual fitness regime for striker Diego Costa, 28, who is training away from the club in Brazil.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Former US international Freddy Adu, 28, has joined Polish club Sandecja Nowy Sacz on trial, despite their manager protesting against the move, describing it as "a joke".
    ( Guardian )

  • Ex-Tottenham defender Ledley King says 23-year-old midfielder Eric Dier's versatility is one of the club's key assets.
    ( (London Evening Standard) )

  • Spurs' former director of football Damien Comolli says it is "an almost impossible task" to improve the club's first XI.
    ( Talksport )

  • The manager of National League club Barrow wants to add "nastiness and horribleness" to his squad by bringing in "somebody who bites and scratches".
    ( North West Evening Mail )

  • Dundee United have announced they are open to offers for their 30-year-old goalkeeper Cammy Bell... on Twitter.
    ( Dundee United )

  • Bolton announced their staring XI to face Marine AFC as: Turner, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist.
    (Bolton Wanderers on Twitter)

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