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Football Rumours on Friday 12th June 2020

last updated Friday 12th June 2020, 9:29 AM


  • Inter Milan are planning to make a £27m bid this summer for Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin even though the 25-year-old Spaniard has three years left on his current deal.
    (Daily Express)

  • Arsenal target Thomas Partey wants to remain at Atletico Madrid on increased wages amid speculation over his future. The Ghanian midfielder has a £45m release clause in his contract.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Barcelona are reportedly looking at defenders from Tottenham and Chelsea who could be included in a potential swap deal for 27-year-old Philippe Coutinho.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Highly-rated Birmingham City 17-year-old Jude Bellingham seems set to turn down a move to Manchester United and join Borussia Dortmund instead.

  • German international striker Timo Werner's £52m move from RB Leipzig to Chelsea is being held up by Covid-19 quarantine regulations preventing the 24-year-old undergoing a medical.
    (The Athletic)

  • The agent of Bayern Munich midfielder Corentin Tolisso has denied reports he has held talks with Manchester United over a transfer for the 25-year-old Frenchman.
    (Sky Germany)

  • Midfielder N'Golo Kante, 29, could be sold to Real Madrid by Chelsea this summer in order to raise transfer funds.
    (Daily Express)

  • Chelsea's planned summer transfer spending is set to be boosted by £13.5m thanks to the sale of 25-year-old midfielder Mario Pasalic to Atalanta where he has been on loan for the last two years.
    (Football London)

  • Wolves have become the latest Premier League club to show an interest in 22-year-old Rennes defender Axel Disasi and have put in a £13.5m bid for the Frenchman.

  • Liverpool have been linked with a move for Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo but despite being keen to get rid of some of their high earners, the Serie A club are not keen to sell the 20-year-old.

  • Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal insists he is just focusing on his football and not thinking about a possible move away from the Nou Camp as the 33-year-old Chilean enters the final year of his contract.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Talks are continuing between Juventus and Barcelona over a potential swap deal featuring midfielders Miralem Pjanic, 30, and 23-year-old Arthur Melo.

  • Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller said he would welcome linking up at club level with Bayer Leverkusen and Germany midfielder Kai Havertz, 21, who is tipped with a move away from Leverkusen this summer.


  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta believes there will be a "big question mark" over the fitness of players when the Premier League gets back underway next week.
    (Daily Star)

  • Rafa Benitez has secured a visa to return to China but other foreign players and officials remain locked out - and will not be allowed into the country until October.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham are increasingly confident of agreeing a new contract with midfielder Eric Dier this summer, before the 26-year-old enters the final year of his deal.
    (Football Insider)

  • Virgil van Dijk will become the highest-paid player in Liverpool's history with a new £220,000-a-week deal.

  • Former Charlton owner Matt Southall has launched a High Court insolvency action against the Addicks over unpaid fees.

  • EFL chiefs are working overtime to bring limited crowds back to Football League grounds as early as September.

  • The Premier League will introduce mandatory one-minute drinks breaks in every half when the season resumes next week to ensure players are able to rehydrate from personalised water bottles.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Birmingham City have avoided a potential second points deduction in two years despite the EFL winning its appeal over a misconduct charge against the club.
    (Sky Sports)

  • National League clubs are expected to vote on a conclusion to their season on Monday that would see leaders Barrow promoted to the English Football League.
    (Sky Sports)

  • National League North and South clubs have been told play-off matches will not take place less than 24 hours before a vote on how to end the season.
    (Sky Sports)

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