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Football Rumours on Wednesday 9th November 2016

last updated Wednesday 09th November 2016, 10:48 AM


  • Hector Bellerin, 21, has signed a six-year deal worth over £100,000 a week, making the Spanish full-back one of Arsenal's top earners.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Gunners striker Olivier Giroud, 30, is set for key talks with manager Arsene Wenger over his future at the club.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Chelsea will give manager Antonio Conte a huge transfer fund for the January window and Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 29, remains his number-one target.
    ( London Evening Standard )


  • Meanwhile, Blues midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 29, has rejected a move to the Chinese Super League and is instead determined to fight for his place at Stamford Bridge.
    ( ESPN )


  • Arsenal had a £90m bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 27, turned down in the summer.
    ( Corriere dello Sport )


  • Manchester United have been urged to make a move for the Gabon international, who has scored 11 goals in nine league games this season.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Liverpool are considering a January move for FC Rostov's 23-year-old Iran forward Sardar Azmoun.
    ( Guardian )


  • Everton are in talks with Norwegian club Odd BK over 18-year-old forward Rafik Zekhnini and the Norway U21 international has been given permission to talk to the Toffees.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Everton's director of football Steve Walsh is keen on signing Charlton youngster Ademola Lookman but the club will face competition for the 19-year-old midfielder from Manchester United and Arsenal.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel, 23, is set for another spell away from Stamford Bridge on loan.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Manchester United have been made favourites with the bookmakers to re-sign Burnley defender Michael Keane. The 23-year-old left Old Trafford to sign a permanent deal at Turf Moor in January 2015.
    ( Manchester Evening News )


  • Paris St-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe, 21, has received a pay rise of more than 2,000% as a result of his new contract.
    ( RMC Radio )


  • Napoli are keen to sign West Ham's on-loan striker Simone Zaza. The 25-year-old is yet to score for the Premier League club since joining from Juventus on a season-long loan.
    ( Goal )




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, 53, is unhappy with the club's medical department and has called for a review because of the number of injuries to his squad.
    ( Times )


  • Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has opened up on his career, including his relationship with Jose Mourinho and the sweeping changes he made to the mentality of the Teesside club.
    ( Teesside Gazette )




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Harry Kane is in the frame to replace Wayne Rooney as the next England captain.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Scotland winger Robert Snodgrass, 29, has stoked the fire before Friday's World Cup qualifier at Wembley by saying English fans "don't want England to do well".
    ( Daily Mail )


  • West Ham left-back Aaron Cresswell, 26, has talked of his devastation at being released by Liverpool as a 15-year-old as he celebrates his first England call-up.
    ( Daily Telegraph )




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Christian Eriksen claims he is being harshly judged because he is not scoring.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Jack Wilshere says he almost lost his love for football while he was plagued with injuries.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • The much-maligned EFL Trophy descended into further farce when Bristol Rovers substituted their goalkeeper after just two minutes.
    ( Bristol Post )


  • Hull City have explained why the official attendance read out at home matches at the KCOM stadium differs from the figure later published.
    ( Hull Daily Mail )


  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has re-assured defenders Chris Smalling, 26, and Luke Shaw, 21, they have futures at Manchester United despite questioning their pain thresholds.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi, 29, has been pictured with a bizarre new tattoo on his leg.
    ( Sun )


  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has revealed manager Jurgen Klopp's training methods hardly involve any five-a-side and that the Reds are also doing double sessions during the season.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Klopp has given his squad time off this week, something he said he would not have been comfortable with before learning about the intensity of the game in England.
    ( Liverpool Echo )


  • Swedish club Djurgarden celebrated their final win of the season by engaging in a snowball fight with more than 3,000 of their fans standing at one end of the stadium.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Brazil and Argentina face one another on Thursday and though the countries share a heated rivalry, it seems the players involved are still willing to be friends and share a private jet to South America. Barcelona's Brazil star Neymar, and Argentines Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano were pictured living the high life aboard their own jet.
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