2 users online

The Time Is Now, Chris of Jokes

Football Rumours on Friday 15th March 2019

last updated Friday 15th March 2019, 8:49 AM


  • Arsenal have held talks with Rennes over 21-year-old Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr. The Gunners beat the French club on Thursday to reach the Europa League quarter-finals.
    (Goal France)

  • Arsenal and Leicester are both interested in signing Celtic and Scotland defender Kieran Tierney, 21. Leicester want Tierney to replace defender Ben Chilwell as they anticipate bids for the Englishman.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Burnley will look to sell Nick Pope, 26, for around £10m this summer, with Arsenal keen on the England goalkeeper.

  • Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has been watched by Bundesliga scouts since early December.

  • Tottenham expect Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, to leave this summer, with Real Madrid among the clubs interested.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham will make moves to sign Jack Grealish, Jarrod Bowen, Carlos Soler and Aleksandar Mitrovic in the summer, with the money made from the expected sale of Christian Eriksen.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester City will be banned from signing players for two transfer windows by Fifa for breaching rules over the transfer of young players.

  • Real Madrid will aim to bring 28-year-old Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard to La Liga with an initial starting bid of £70m.

  • Juventus will do everything they can to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 20, from Paris St-Germain this summer.

  • Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane wants to sign France and Lyon forward Nabil Fekir, 25, in the summer.
    (Daily Record)

  • But Zidane is not interested in taking Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, 27, to the Bernabeu.

  • After signing Brazil and Porto defender Eder Militao, Real Madrid already have their maximum of three non-EU players for next year, making it more likely Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez will not rejoin them once his two-year loan at Bayern Munich ends.

  • Real Madrid want to raise 150m euros (£128m) in player sales this summer and will ask for 50m euros (£42.7m) each for Rodriguez and Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic, who is on loan at Chelsea.
    (El Confidencial)

  • The Spanish giants could put some of that money towards signing 19-year-old Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo.

  • Manchester United have joined the race for Paris St-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot. The France international is out of contract this summer and has already held talks with Barcelona, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham.

  • Rabiot, 23, has been suspended until the end of March following a nightclub visit after PSG were knocked out of the Champions League by Manchester United. He has not played since December after failing to agree a new contract.


  • Ex-Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic and Preston boss Alex Neil are the top targets for the vacant managerial role at West Brom.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Paul Scholes has left Oldham Athletic with immediate effect, after just seven games in charge of the League Two club.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Paul Scholes resigned as manager of Oldham Athletic via WhatsApp.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Newcastle are interested in Lyon boss Bruno Genesio if Rafael Benitez does not extend his contract as manager at St James' Park.

  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says striker Olivier Giroud remains a "very important" player for his side. The 32-year-old scored a hat-trick in Thursday night's Europa League victory over Dynamo Kiev.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Paris St-Germain will offer head coach Thomas Tuchel a one-year extension to his contract. The German signed a two-year deal in May 2018.

  • Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is not disappointed after Zinedine Zidane was reappointed at Real Madrid. Mourinho, who was linked with a return to the Spanish side, said Zidane is perfect for the job.

  • Huddersfield boss Jan Siewert says the Premier League strugglers are facing a squad overhaul this summer.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland will seek a move to the Premier League this summer in an attempt to save his place with England.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Mick McCarthy has slammed the decision to name Declan Rice the FAI Young Player of the Year just weeks after he defected to play for England.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Republic of Ireland defender Stephen Ward has announced his retirement from international football.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Emiliano Sala's transfer to Cardiff has taken a fresh twist after it was confirmed he was not registered to play in the Premier League.

  • Former England captain David Beckham's MLS franchise Inter Miami have announced they plan to play in Fort Lauderdale for their first two seasons.
    (NBC Sports)

  • Liverpool defender Georginio Wijnaldum says he is yet to receive a contract extension offer from the Reds. The 28-year-old has more than two years remaining on his current deal.
    (Liverpool Echo)

Source BBCSport/SkySports
Since 1998
"It's been updated!"