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Football Rumours on Friday 10th June 2022

last updated Friday 10th June 2022, 9:22 AM

  • Fulham are close to signing Albania goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha on a free transfer. The 27-year-old's contract at Italian side Lazio expires this summer.

  • Manchester United are reported to be favourites ahead of Tottenham as they prepare to make a £43m bid for Villarreal defender Pau Torres.

  • Liverpool have reached an agreement on personal terms with Benfica's 22-year-old Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez.
    (The Athletic)

  • Nunez's agent Jorge Mendes is poised to hold a meeting with Manchester United as the Red Devils look to hijack the forward's club-record £85m move to Anfield.
    (Daily Express)

  • Liverpool expect Bayern Munich to meet their valuation of more than £40m for 30-year-old Senegal forward Sadio Mane, which will help supply the funds to sign Nunez for about £60m.
    (Daily Telegraph )

  • Manchester United are contemplating a move for Liverpool's former England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 28.

  • Europe's top clubs believe Raheem Sterling, 27, is ready to leave Manchester City this summer, with Chelsea among those weighing up a bid.
    (Daily Telegraph )

  • Barcelona have been in discussions about Manchester City's Bernardo Silva but can only afford to sign the Portugal midfielder, 27, if they sell Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25.
    (Fabrizio Romano)

  • In a meeting with Barca officials, Silva's agent Jorge Mendes also discussed the availability of AC Milan's Portugal striker Rafael Leao, 22, and Wolves' Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 25.

  • Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is willing to listen to offers for big-money signings Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech this summer as part of a significant squad overhaul.
    (Daily Telegraph )

  • Manchester City and Real Madrid are watching developments with England defender Reece James, 22, who has yet to be given an improved contract at Chelsea. James earns around £70,000 a week and has three years left on his current deal at Stamford Bridge.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Brazil winger Antony's representatives are in Europe trying to agree a deal with Manchester United. The 22-year-old played under Reds boss Erik ten Hag at Ajax and is valued at around 60m euros (£51m) by the Dutch club.
    (Goal Brazil)

  • Manchester City's 31-year-old Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, whose contract runs until 2023, is wanted by Barcelona and Juventus.

  • West Ham have registered their interest in signing Everton's Michael Keane as the Toffees are set to beat the Hammers to the signing of fellow 29-year-old England centre-back James Tarkowski from Burnley.
    (Football Insider)

  • Liverpool are willing to trigger the £42.5m release clause for Spain midfielder Gavi, although the 17-year-old would prefer to agree a new contract with Barcelona.
    (La Porteria)

  • Chelsea have won the race to sign highly-prized free agent Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona, according to a report in France.

  • Oleksandr Zinchenko is open to leaving Manchester City this summer but any interested clubs, which include Wolves, Arsenal, Everton, Leicester and West Ham, would have to guarantee the 25-year-old playing time in midfield, where the left-sided player plays for Ukraine.

  • Chelsea and Tottenham have joined Manchester City in monitoring the situation of Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 23, at Brighton.

  • City could send English midfielder James McAtee, 19, on loan to the Seagulls to secure a deal for Cucurella.

  • Manchester City are ready to sell goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu to Southampton after the 20-year-old turned down an improved deal worth £45,000 per week from the reigning champions.
    (Daily Express)

  • Fenerbahce have registered an interest in Manchester United's Andreas Pereira but the Red Devils have also told the Brazil midfielder, 26, he will be given an opportunity to impress new manager Erik ten Hag during pre-season.

  • Wolves have placed a £25m valuation on English midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White, with the 22-year-old having been linked with Nottingham Forest and Southampton after last season's loan spell with Sheffield United.
    (Football Insider)

  • Leeds United and Aston Villa have opened talks to sign 18-year-old English forward Sonny Perkins, who has made three first-team appearances for West Ham.

  • Middlesbrough have spoken to Southampton about a loan deal for English striker Adam Armstrong, 25.

  • Former Germany coach Joachim Low, 62, is interested in returning to club management and would consider the Paris St-Germain job if Mauricio Pochettino leaves.

  • Paris St-Germain have contacted Lille about signing Sven Botman after talks with AC Milan stalled, although Tottenham, Manchester United and Chelsea have also enquired about the Dutch defender, 22, and Newcastle are still interested.

  • Bayer Leverkusen have told Newcastle they plan to keep France winger Moussa Diaby, 22, beyond this summer.
    (Daily Express)


  • Northern Ireland's long wait for a Nations League win goes on after they were beaten 3-2 in Kosovo.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Liverpool have confirmed Divock Origi as one of seven players who will leave the club when their contracts expire at the end of June.
    (Sky Sports)

  • EFL clubs could be allowed to wear their away kit at home next season under a rule change designed to help colour blind players and supporters who might not be able to distinguish between kits.
    (Daily Telegraph )

  • Barcelona's economic vice-president Eduard Romeu has warned the club needs to find £425m to avoid slipping into financial ruin and said their situation remains "critical".

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