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Football Rumours at Friday 17th May 2019

last updated Friday 17th May 2019, 8:56 AM
  • Arsenal are ready to make Gremio defender Walter Kannemann their first signing of the summer.
    (Daily Star)


  • Barcelona are targeting Manchester United's 21-year-old England forward Marcus Rashford as well as two Arsenal strikers - Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 29, and 27-year-old Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • Real Madrid are set to test Liverpool's resolve this summer by making a bid for their Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 26.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Eintracht Frankfurt's Serbia forward Luka Jovic, 21, is on the verge of a £52.4m transfer to Real.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Barcelona are planning a move for France striker Antoine Griezmann, who has announced he is leaving Atletico Madrid.
    (Goal)


  • Manchester City are willing to pay the release clause for 28-year-old Griezmann.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Manchester United are interested in signing Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, with the 30-year-old Poland international resisting the German club's attempts to extend his contract beyond 2021.
    (Kicker)


  • Lyon's 22-year-old France Under 21 forward Moussa Dembele is also a target for United and would cost the Premier League side £40m.
    (Sun)


  • Everton will ask for £65m from Paris St-Germain if the French champions want to sign 22-year-old Brazil forward Richarlison.
    (Daily Star)


  • Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez's agent has held talks with Juventus and Inter Milan and the 30-year-old Chile international would be willing to take a pay cut to in order to secure a move away from Old Trafford.
    (Corriere dello Sport)


  • Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala's agent says he will leave the Italian club, with Atletico Madrid and Manchester United both interested in signing the 25-year-old.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, is prepared to rejoin Manchester United if the Old Trafford club bid for him this summer.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Alternatively, United will net up to £15m if Palace sell Zaha this summer because of a lucrative sell-on clause for the Ivory Coast international.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Ex-chairman Simon Jordan says the Eagles should sell Zaha this summer and believes £60m would be a fair price.
    (Talksport)


  • West Brom's 29-year-old Venezuela striker Salomon Rondon's hopes of a permanent move to Newcastle United hinge on Rafael Benitez staying as manager at St James' Park.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)


  • Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says 28-year-old Spain forward Rodrigo, a target for Manchester City, will only leave the club this summer if he wants to go.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Kenedy has been sent back to Chelsea after Newcastle rejected the chance to sign him on a permanent deal.
    (Sun)


  • The agent of Atletico's Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey, 25, has confirmed his client's release clause amid reported interest from Manchester United.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Wolves are planning a summer move for Reading's 18-year-old English forward Danny Loader.
    (Birmingham Mail)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Leeds fear Marcelo Bielsa is ready to walk away following an emotional address after Wednesday's play-off defeat to Derby.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Rafa Benitez held sit-down talks with Newcastle in London on Thursday as they attempt to come to agreement over a new contract.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Gareth Southgate says England's players will not walk off the pitch for racist abuse.
    (Guardian)


  • Qatar has inaugurated the first of their 2022 World Cup stadiums, weeks before a FIFA summit will determine whether to expand the format of the tournament to 48 teams.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • The EFL will review its financial fair play rules this summer after complaints from clubs in the Championship that their rivals are exploiting the system by selling off their grounds and leasing them back as a way of balancing the books.
    (Times )


  • Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek could be out of action for a year after rupturing his Achilles during a friendly in Boston.
    (Daily Mail)


  • West Ham are considering a shock decision to offer injury-jinxed Andy Carroll a new contract.
    (Sun)


  • Europe’s domestic leagues have rejected current proposals for a near-closed Champions League, saying it would benefit only a few “rich and dominant clubs”.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke has been handed an immediate two-match touchline ban following an SFA disciplinary tribunal on Thursday.
    (Sky Sports)




















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