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Football Rumours on Friday 27th September 2019

last updated Friday 27th September 2019, 8:47 AM


  • France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, will try again to leave Manchester United in January.

  • Manchester United are lining up a January move for French striker Moussa Dembele, 23, having sent a scout to Lyon's last three games.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Crystal Palace are considering a January move for Shakhtar Donetsk's defensive midfielder Taras Stepanenko, 30, having missed the chance to sign the Ukraine international for about £8m in the summer.

  • Newcastle have been scouting 16-year-old Rochdale defender Luke Matheson, who scored against Manchester United on Wednesday, since he made his first-team debut last year.

  • Championship side Huddersfield are hoping to sign 32-year-old defender Danny Simpson, who has been a free agent since leaving Leicester this summer.
    (Yorkshire Post)

  • Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 22, says he would have joined either Manchester City or PSG if he had not joined the Spanish club from Ajax in the summer.
    (Daily Star)

  • Manchester United are ready to activate the £32m buy-out clause in Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino's contract.

  • Former Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari says he is keen to return to management in the Premier League.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are close to a deal that would lead to alcohol being subsidised and more readily available during the tournament.

  • Fulham are seeking compensation in the region of £7m from Liverpool after 16-year-old midfielder Harvey Elliott joined the Reds in the summer.

  • Arsenal's players held a blind vote to decide who will be the club's captains as boss Unai Emery looks to rebuild his five-man leadership group.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Harry Kane has admitted Tottenham's form has been hit by the uncertainty surrounding the future of a number of their players.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Former Chelsea and Manchester United chief executive Peter Kenyon has launched a fresh attempt to buy Newcastle United with a new consortium, offering to pay owner Mike Ashley £125m up front.
    (Daily Mail)

  • The consortium's bid brochure claims Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has achieved "unparalleled success in Europe".

  • Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, 27, has landed in Spain for a court case against the Brazilian's former club Barcelona over the non-payment of a signing-on bonus.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will both appeal against the decision to fine Barca 300 euros (£265) for their approach to France striker Antoine Griezmann while he was at Atletico.

  • Former England captain David Beckham is set to move into football agency - with Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood, 17, a potential client.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • England striker Tammy Abraham, 21, was "not happy" with his Fifa 20 rating after receiving a "special delivery" at Chelsea's training ground.
    (Daily Star)

  • Mario Balotelli has caused a stir after he was apparently filmed smoking in the changing rooms minutes ahead of his debut for hometown club Brescia against Juventus.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Liverpool's controversial bid to trademark the word 'Liverpool' has been rejected by the government's Intellectual Property Office.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Derby captain Richard Keogh has suffered a serious knee injury in an "alcohol-related incident" and will miss the rest of the season.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Egypt's votes for Mohamed Salah were not counted for the Best FIFA Men's Player award because the signatures were in capital letters, FIFA has revealed.
    (Sky Sports)

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