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Football Rumours on Friday 20th September 2019

last updated Friday 20th September 2019, 9:30 AM


  • Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke invested his own money on transfers this summer rather than rely on the club's self-sustaining model to fund the deals.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • The Gunners' German defender Shkodran Mustafi says he is open to leaving the club if the right offer arrives from a team in his home nation.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Former Spain midfielder David Silva will sign for David Beckham's Major League Soccer side Inter Miami when the 33-year-old leaves Manchester City at the end of the season.

  • Barcelona are planning to sell a number of players in the January window - with Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31, France defender Samuel Umtiti, 25, and 32-year-old Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal among those who could leave.

  • Barcelona are the latest club to be linked with 19-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, who scored a hat-trick on his Champions League debut for Red Bull Salzburg against Genk on Tuesday.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • If clubs come in for Leicester City AND England midfielder James Maddison, the Foxes would demand a figure similar the £80m United paid to sign England defender Harry Maguire, 26, in the summer.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Leicester City sent scouts to watch 29-year-old Portugal full-back Andre Almeida play for Benfica against RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Tuesday.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Everton and Newcastle have been tracking the progress of Atlanta United's 25-year-old Venezuela striker Josef Martinez.

  • Watford are hoping to beat Championship side Hull City to the signature of Malmo's 19-year-old Swedish striker Kevin Harletun.

  • Dino Maamria has been named as Oldham's fifth manager in 12 months, replacing Laurent Banide.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Norwich have confirmed sporting director Stuart Webber has signed a new three-year contract at the club.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Real Madrid would have to pay around 80m euros (£70.5m) if they want to sack manager Zinedine Zidane.

  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers believes an offer from a club such as Liverpool or Manchester United may be too big for England midfielder James Maddison, 22, to turn down.

  • Jose Mourinho is laying the groundwork to make a return to Real Madrid if they lose patience with under-fire head coach Zinedine Zidane.

  • Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, 24, is confident of breaking into the England squad after an inspirational conversation with Villa assistant John Terry helped convince him he is good enough to earn a call-up.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Barnsley striker Cauley Woodrow is the Sky Bet Championship Goal of the Month winner for August, receiving 48 per cent of the public vote.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Former fULHAM, Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov has confirmed his "long overdue" retirement from football.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Shkodran Mustafi says he will not begin a "war" with Arsenal over his future, following an unsettled transfer window where he came close to leaving the Emirates Stadium.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Liverpool have opened talks with Senegal forward Sadio Mane over a new five-and-a-half-year deal that would see the 27-year-old become the club's highest paid player, earning around £220,000 a week.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Chelsea are optimistic the ankle injury suffered by 20-year-old England forward Mason Mount against Valencia on Tuesday is not as serious as first feared.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri, 27, says he feels "a little downbeat" at his lack of playing time at Liverpool this season but insists he is "comfortable" at Anfield.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku and team-mate Marcelo Brozovic had to be separated by Alexis Sanchez after a dressing room row erupted following their 1-1 Champions League draw against Slavia Prague on Tuesday.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Concussion substitutes could be introduced in football with the International Football Association Board due to discuss the proposal at a meeting in Zurich next month.
    (The Athletic)

  • Mason Greenwood will sign a new deal with Manchester United before his 18th birthday on October 1.

  • Barcelona expect to become the first club to generate over one billion euros in revenue in a single season.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Callum Hudson-Odoi has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea.
    (Sky Sports)

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