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Football Rumours on Wednesday 8th November 2017

last updated Wednesday 08th November 2017, 8:32 AM


  • Arsenal's hopes of signing midfielder Arda Turan, 30, have been boosted after he was told he could leave Barcelona in January.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham are preparing an £8.8m bid for 27-year-old Besiktas midfielder Tolgay Arslan.
    (This is Futbol)


  • West Ham may have to sell some of their younger players, including defender Reece Oxford, 18, and midfielder Josh Cullen, 21, in order to free up January funds for new manager David Moyes.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Arsenal forward Mesut Ozil, 29, has suggested that he could sign a new contract, if the club give him Jack Wilshere's number 10 shirt.
    (Sun)


  • Arsenal are trying to re-sign 25-year-old Turkey midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup from Besiktas, five years after selling him to the Turkish side for just £400,000.
    (ESPN)


  • Paris St-Germain hope to sell Lucas Moura, 25, and fellow winger Angel Di Maria, 29, as they seek to comply with Uefa's Financial Fair Play regulations.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Real Madrid are planning to bid for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata in January. The 29-year old Spaniard, omitted from United's team against Chelsea at the weekend, is out of contract next summer.
    (Daily Express)


  • Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 29, is wanted by Turkish side Besiktas, who could make a move to sign him in January.
    (Daily Star)


  • Newcastle United are interested in signing Liverpool striker Danny Ings, 25, on loan in January, regardless of whether or not owner Mike Ashley achieves his aim of selling the club by Christmas.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)


  • Leicester City striker Islam Slimani wants to leave the club in January. Crystal Palace and French club Rennes have been linked with the 29-year old.
    (Sport Witness)


  • Bristol City want to extend midfielder midfielder Bobby Reid's contract amid interest in the 24-year-old from Leicester, Brighton, Burnley and Middlesbrough.
    (Team Talk)


  • Nottingham Forest's 23-year-old midfielder Jorge Grant is a target for Brentford, Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic after impressing on loan at Notts County.
    (Football Insider)


  • Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun, 26, who Crystal Palace tried to sign in August, says he is "very happy" the move to the Eagles did not go through.
    (Croydon Guardian)


  • Southampton are lining up a January move for Monaco striker Stevan Jovetic. The Montenegro striker, 27, has already played in England with Manchester City.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Roma forward Patrik Schick, 21, says he dreams of a transfer move to Manchester United.
    (Metro)


  • Major League Soccer side Real Salt Lake hope to turn Brooks Lennon's loan move from Liverpool into a permanent transfer. The 20-year-old forward has been with the American side since January.
    (ESPN FC)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • West Brom owner Guochuan Lai will fly in from China to assess their form as manager Tony Pulis fights for his job.
    (Times)


  • West Ham co-owner David Sullivan admits that David Moyes' appointment as manager is a gamble.
    (Sun)


  • Sacked Hammers manager Slaven Bilic rang his players to ask where he went wrong - and was told he had not been tough enough on them.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Roman Abramovic is set to adopt a more hands-on approach at Chelsea following the departure of technical director Michael Emenalo.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will escape disciplinary action from the Football Association over his claims Raheem Sterling "dives well".
    (Sky Sports)


  • Emenalo's successor at Chelsea is likely to answer to director Marina Granovskaia rather than Abramovich.
    (Guardian)


  • Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is Everton owner Farhad Moshiri's top target to become the club's new manager.
    (Sky Sports)


  • French champions Paris St-Germain are keen to appoint Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to improve their chances of keeping striker Neymar. The Brazil international, 25, has been linked with Real Madrid.
    (Daily Express)


  • Sam Allardyce's chances of landing the Everton job are fading because of a disagreement over the contract - he wants a long-term deal, whereas the club see him as a short-term option.
    (Daily Star)


  • Sam Allardyce says that he has received no contact from Everton about the vacant managerial position at Goodison Park, but has suggested he would be willing to speak with the Merseyside club.
    (Talksport)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • A video referee is set to be used in England friendly against Germany at Wembley on Friday.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Jurgen Klopp has told the media not to get carried away with England's results in their friendlies against Germany and Brazil.
    (Daily Mail)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Liverpool and England midfielder Adam Lallana, 29, will play for the first time this season in a behind-closed-doors match next week after suffering a thigh injury in the summer.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Former West Ham striker Tony Cottee has criticised the decision to only give the club's new manager David Moyes a short-term contract until the end of the season.
    (Express)


  • Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, 29, will step up his recovery from a long-term thigh injury in a match behind closed doors next week.
    (Daily Telegraph)


















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