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Football Rumours on Friday 19th January 2024

last updated Friday 19th January 2024, 9:18 AM


  • Girona are interested in signing Celtic's Matt O'Riley this month but face competition from multiple clubs who are monitoring the midfielder's situation.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United are considering a revamp of their defence in the summer which could mean England centre-back Harry Maguire, 30, and Sweden defender Victor Lindelof, 29, leaving if significant offers are made for them.

  • Juventus and Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, 24, is one of the targets being considered by the Red Devils.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Sporting Lisbon manager Ruben Amorim says Chelsea will have to trigger the 100m euro (£85.6m) release clause of Sweden striker Viktor Gyokeres if they want to sign the 25-year-old.

  • West Ham are one of the clubs interested in Manchester City midfielder Kalvin Phillips and the Hammers are well placed to win the race to sign the 28-year-old England international.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Manchester City have a strong interest in bringing Tottenham and Spain right-back Pedro Porro, 24, and Aston Villa and Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz, 25, back to the club in deals that could cost them £200m.
    (Football Insider)

  • Newcastle may sell Brazil midfielder Joelinton this summer if they fail to agree an extension to the 27-year-old's current contract, which expires in 18 months.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Aston Villa have launched a bid to sign Middlesbrough winger Morgan Rogers, 21, with manager Unai Emery keen on the player who has represented England at youth level.

  • Leeds United are working on a permanent deal to sign on-loan Tottenham and Wales defender Joe Rodon, 26, who is valued at more than £15m.
    (Football Insider)

  • Everton midfielder Amadou Onana has been linked with Arsenal but Toffees boss Sean Dyche has played down speculation linking the 22-year-old Belgium international with an exit.
    (90 Min)

  • Langley FC from the Combined Counties League, the 10th tier of English football, have made a cheeky seven-day notice of approach to sign Chelsea striker Armando Broja.
    (Daily Star)

  • Spanish defender Javier Manquillo, 29, is set to leave Newcastle United and join La Liga side Celta Vigo.

  • Jordan Henderson has completed a move to Ajax on a two-and-half-year deal, just six months after joining Al Etiffaq.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Italy striker Moise Kean, 23, is close to making a loan move from Juventus to Atletico Madrid.
    (Sky Sports Italia)

  • Saudi Pro League clubs are ready to revive their interest in Liverpool's 31-year-old Egypt forward Mohamed Salah in the summer.
    (90 Min)

  • French club Lyon are trying to sign 26-year-old Netherlands winger Arnaut Danjuma, who joined Everton on a season-long loan from Villarreal last summer.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Forest Green Rovers manager Troy Deeney has been sacked, just days after publicly criticising his team following a 2-0 defeat by Harrogate.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Jose Mourinho has reportedly agreed to become the new manager of Saudi Arabian side Al-Shabab.

  • Steven Gerrard signs new two-year Al Ettifaq contract in shock move after Saudi Arabian struggles.


  • Raphael Varane could face a probe over holiday snaps that appeared to show the Manchester United defender at a ski resort - United are understood to forbid players from skiing during the season due to the risk of injury.

  • Everton legend and league title winner John Hurst, 76, passes away after long illness.

  • Manchester United are on the hunt for a food safety officer just weeks after 30 guests were served raw chicken at Old Trafford.

  • Reading's dire financial state has left staff to rejig training plans and avoid turning the undersoil heating on to try and curb costs, while a further 19 members of staff have been made redundant and suppliers are still owed around £4m.

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