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Football Rumours on Friday 24th March 2017

last updated Friday 24th March 2017, 8:30 AM

  • Tottenham are willing to listen to offers for France midfielder Moussa Sissoko, 27, who cost them £30m in the summer.
    ( L'Equipe )

  • Manchester United are close to signing Atletico Madrid's France striker Antoine Griezmann, 26, with a potential transfer fee of £86m.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • Real Madrid hope to sign Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 26, and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 24, from Chelsea this summer.

  • Manchester City are prepared to spend around £40m to sign 20-year-old France winger Kingsley Coman after his two-year loan spell at Bayern Munich from Juventus ends.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Leicester and Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez, 26, has held talks with Barcelona and wants to make a £35m move at the end of the season.
    ( Sport )

  • Liverpool will join Merseyside rivals Everton in pursuit of Burnley centre-back Michael Keane after the 24-year-old's impressive England debut against Germany.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Recently recalled England striker Jermain Defoe, 34, wants to quit Sunderland to return to former side West Ham, according to Arsenal legend Ian Wright.
    ( Sun )

  • Arsenal will compete with north London rivals Tottenham to sign Schalke's Leon Goretzka after the 22-year-old Germany midfielder turned down a new contract.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Barcelona forward Neymar says his Brazil team-mate Philippe Coutinho would "totally fit" in with the La Liga side's style of play, as the Spanish champions step up their interest in the 24-year-old Liverpool midfielder.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • West Ham will offer 28-year-old New Zealand centre-back Winston Reid a new contract worth about £70,000 a week at the end of the season.
    ( Sun )

  • Barcelona have held talks with out-of-favour Real Madrid and Spain midfielder Isco, 24, about a dramatic move this summer.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj says he does not know where he will be playing next season. The 22-year-old Belgium international is on loan at Sunderland.
    ( Sunderland Echo )

  • Manchester City will make a world record £130m bid for AC Milan's 18-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.
    ( Football Italia )

  • Everton are in talks to sign 15-year-old Nottingham Forest midfielder Brennan Johnson and will have to pay up to £1m for the England under-16 international. .
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Norwich want Barnsley's Paul Heckingbottom to be their new boss.
    ( Sun )

  • Norwich are set to appoint Huddersfield's Stuart Webster as their new sporting director.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri is set to be offered a return to management with Serie A strugglers Palermo. Italian Ranieri would be Palermo's fifth manager of the season if he replaces Diego Lopez.
    ( Marca )

  • Young British players are not being challenged enough or developed in the right way, says Belgium and former Everton boss Roberto Martinez.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Chris Coleman insists Wales' World Cup qualifying campaign will be his last.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Germany star Lukas Podolski has urged England boss Gareth Southgate to give Wayne Rooney an official Wembley retirement bash.
    ( Sun )

  • Joe Hart is favourite to captain England against Lithuania
    ( Daily Star )

  • Alex Neil, who was recently sacked by Norwich, says he has no interest in succeeding Gordon Strachan as Scotland manager.
    ( Talksport )

  • Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has asked France coach Didier Deschamps for an explanation on why he was not selected for Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg.


  • Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka insists he has no desire to clamp down on his aggressive tackles, despite manager Arsene Wenger urging caution.
    ( Daily Express)

  • An Arsenal fan is plotting a sensational crowdfunding campaign to raise £904m to buy the club from owner Stan Kroenke.
    ( Sun )

  • Eden Hazard has had a major boost in his battle against a calf strain and is now expected to be fit for Chelsea's crunch title clash with Manchester City.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Bournemouth's players and staff have made the most of the international break, taking each other on in a go-karting session as part of a warm-weather training camp in Dubai.
    ( Daily Mail )

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