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Football Rumours on Friday 22nd July 2016

last updated Friday 22nd July 2016, 9:11 AM

  • James Wilson still has Manchester United future but could head out on loan.
    ( Sky Sports )

  • Chelsea are considering making a bid of around £50m to re-sign striker Romelu Lukaku, 23, from Everton. The Toffees value the Belgium forward at £65m.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Manchester City are in a strong position to sign 19-year-old Palmeiras striker Gabriel Jesus, who is also wanted by Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • If Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, moves to Manchester United, the player's agent Mino Raiola could pocket £20m.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Meanwhile, Raiola denies the Pogba deal has been completed.
    ( Sun )

  • Chelsea have been told to pay £67m to sign Real Madrid's 23-year-old striker Alvaro Morata.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Liverpool are to sign veteran goalkeeper Alex Manninger, 39, on a one-year contract.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • West Ham have been boosted in their search for a striker after Germany forward Mario Gomez, 31, announced he was leaving Besiktas.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Chelsea are to offer Paris St-Germain 50m euros (£41.61m) for Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani.
    ( le10sport )

  • West Brom have not yet made a bid for Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark, 26, who has a £5m release clause in his contract.
    ( Birmingham Mail )

  • Newcastle's Georginio Wijnaldum, 25, is set to join Liverpool in California this weekend, after agreeing a five-year, £75,000-a-week contract.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Watford are interested in signing Lille midfielder Sofiane Boufal, 22, who scored 11 goals in Ligue 1 last season.
    ( Watford Observer )

  • Borussia Dortmund are close to signing former Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle, 25, after agreeing a £25m fee with Wolfsburg for the player.
    ( Bild )

  • Sunderland face missing out on Benjamin Moukandjo, 27, after West Brom joined the race for the Lorient striker.
    ( The Chronicle )

  • West Brom are preparing a second bid for Leicester City's Jeffrey Schlupp, 23, after the Foxes rejected an offer of £9m.
    ( Leicester Mercury )

  • Crystal Palace have made contact with the agents of Senegal striker Moussa Sow, 30, about a possible loan move from United Arab Emirates club Al-Ahli.
    ( L'Equipe )


  • Kenny Jackett is set to be sacked by Wolves following their £45m sale to a Chinese consortium.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson "influenced" the appointment of Sam Allardyce as England boss, says former Football Association director David Davies.
    ( BBC Radio 5 live )

  • Sunderland want £2m in compensation from the Football Association for manager Allardyce, despite him only having one year left on his contract.
    ( Sunderland Echo )

  • Gary Neville will not be joining Sam Allardyce as his England assistant.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Sam Allardyce wll appoint former Derby boss Paul Clement as his England assistant.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Tottenham will offer midfielder Eric Dier, 22, a new five-year contract worth £70,000-a-week that will make him one of the club's best-paid players.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Manager Jose Mourinho refused to sign a Chelsea shirt during Manchester United's pre-season tour of China.
    ( Metro )

  • Kurt Zouma has given Chelsea a boost by vowing to be back in action in two months.
    ( Daily Star )

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