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Football Rumours on Wednesday 30th August 2017

last updated Wednesday 30th August 2017, 10:08 AM

  • Fulham want Newcastle striker Dwight Gayle after selling Sone Aluko to Reading.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Arsenal could be tempted to sell forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, if the deal is good enough, according to the Daily Mirror's chief football writer John Cross.
    (BBC Radio 5 live)

  • West Brom will also secure the £7m signing of Arsenal full-back Kieran Gibbs, 27, in the next 24 hours.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham are close to signing 19-year-old Argentina Under-20 defender Juan Foyth from Estudiantes for £8m and are still trying to push through the £23m signing of Paris St-Germain right-back Serge Aurier, 24.

  • Liverpool have agreed to sell 25-year-old Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in deal worth 160m euros (£148m).
    (Yahoo Sports)

  • Although Liverpool CEO Peter Moore appeared to suggest in a tweet that Coutinho will not be sold before Thursday's transfer deadline.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Inter Milan have made a new offer to Arsenal for 25-year-old Germany centre-back Shkodran Mustafi.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Tottenham are considering whether to delay their move for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley because of the 23-year-old's injury problems.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • West Brom's 29-year-old centre-back Jonny Evans would turn down a move to Arsenal because he wants to join Manchester City.
    (Daily Mail)

  • The Baggies are set to sign 27-year-old Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak from Paris St-Germain.

  • Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, 26, is still hopeful of a move to Liverpool, although Arsenal and Premier League champions Chelsea could make late bids.

  • Crystal Palace will back manager Frank de Boer with three big signings.
    (Daily Star)

  • Stoke City want to sign Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph, 27, and are prepared to offer £12m for the player who cost City £8m from Aston Villa two years ago.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Newcastle United manager Rafael Benítez is willing to sell 26-year-old striker Dwight Gayle for £18m.

  • Meanwhile, Newcastle midfielder Jack Colback, 27, could join Championship side Hull City on loan.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)

  • Newcastle are hoping to make another two signings before the transfer window closes, but will not do so unless they can first sell players.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Serie A side Napoli want to sign 23-year-old Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez.
    (Corriere dello Sport)

  • Stoke midfielder Giannelli Imbula, 24, is set to join Toulouse on loan.
    (SFR Sport)

  • Spanish winger Adama Traore, 21, wants to leave Middlesbrough for Lille, but Boro will not lower their valuation.
    (Gazette Live)


  • Former England boss Roy Hodgson, 70, would consider a role at Crystal Palace if the club decide to sack Frank de Boer after a poor start to the season.

  • Sam Allardyce says he is not interested in a return to management with Crystal Palace - or any other Premier League club - at the moment.

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger questioned the attitude of his players in a "very heated" meeting at the training ground after their 4-0 defeat at Liverpool.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Liverpool fans turned detective - apparently breaking a flight tracking website and monitoring webcams at Liverpool Airport - amid speculation that Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk was on board a private plane heading for the city.
    (Express & Star)

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