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Football Rumours on Friday 1st March 2019

last updated Friday 01st March 2019, 9:22 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Norwich City are interested in signing Tottenham's 18-year-old English central defender Maxwell Statham, but could face competition from Brentford, Nottingham Forest and Sunderland.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea have re-opened contract talks with Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 28, with Real Madrid still interested.
    (Le10 Sport)


  • Manchester United risk losing Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, unless they make him the club's highest-paid player alongside Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 30.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • The Old Trafford club have identified Crystal Palace's English full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, Napoli and Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 27, and Barcelona's Croatiamidfielder Ivan Rakitic, 30, as their main summer transfer targets.
    (Talksport)


  • Roma are willing to sell Turkey winger Cengiz Under in a bid to raise funds. The 21-year-old is a target for Arsenal.
    (Corriere dello Sport)


  • Liverpool have sent scouts to Turkey to watch 19-year-old Trabzonspor midfielder Abdulkadir Omur.
    (Talksport)


  • Lazio and Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 24, is likely to stay in Italy and move to AC Milan or Inter Milan, despite reported interest from Manchester United and Real Madrid.
    (Goal)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Bristol City manager Lee Johnson and Kilmarnock boss Steve Clarke are contenders for the permanent manager's job at Fulham following Claudio Ranieri's sacking.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino was named manager of the year at the London Football Awards on Thursday night.
    (SkySports)


  • Tottenham fear manager Mauricio Pochettino could leave the club and join Real Madrid in the summer.
    (Sun)


  • Interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the only serious contender in the running for the permanent Manchester United job.
    (ESPN)


  • Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is Chelsea's top target to replace boss Maurizio Sarri but Juventus also want the Frenchman, with manager Massimiliano Allegri set to leave in the summer.
    (Sun)


  • Marcelo Bielsa may quit Leeds if they do not win promotion to the Premier League this season.
    (Daily Mail)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • England manager Gareth Southgate is considering a recall for Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 24, to his squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro later this month.
    (Daily Mail)




OTHER STUFF

  • Tottenham and South Korea forward Son Heung-Min, 26, has been named Premier League Player of the Year at the London Football Awards with West Ham's 20-year-old midfielder Declan Rice winning the Young Player award.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • League Two side Crawley are on the brink of a £7m takeover by a Singapore consortium.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Notts County have been issued with a winding-up petition by HM Revenue and Customs.
    (SkySports)


  • West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere is to miss the rest of the season after a fresh setback to his ankle injury.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United will make a decision in the next month whether to trigger the contract extension of captain and defender Antonio Valencia. The 33-year-old Ecuador international has not played since 2 January.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • England winger Raheem Sterling, 24, says he felt under more pressure to win the Premier League at former club Liverpool than he does at Manchester City.
    (SkySports)


  • Barcelona's Nou Camp will become Europe's first football stadium to have dedicated 5G coverage.
    (Daily Mail)


  • West Brom's players will earn a £10m bonus if they are promoted back to the Premier League this season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Sir Kenny Dalglish is to return to the Anfield dugout - as manager of the Liverpool Legends team in a match against their AC Milan counterparts in March.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Major doubt has been cast on the legality of the flight which killed Emiliano Sala after Willie McKay admitted agreeing to pay the full cost of the trip.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester United have been fined £13,700 following crowd problems at their Champions League clash against PSG earlier in February.
    (SkySports)




















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