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Football Rumours on Friday 29th June 2018

last updated Friday 29th June 2018, 8:48 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Fulham will press to complete the permanent signing of Aleksandar Mitrovic from Newcastle United after Serbia's elimination from the World Cup.
    (Times)


  • Jack Wilshere is in Turkey finalising a move to Fenerbahce after announcing he will leave Arsenal, according to reports.
    ( Sun)


  • The Gunners will complete a deal for Borussia Dortmund's Greecedefender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, 30, next week.
    (Daily Star)


  • And a £26m deal for Sampdoria and Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 22, is almost finalised.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Former Arsenal defender Johan Djourou wants to return to the Premier League. The 31-year-old Swiss has a year remaining on his contract with Turkish side Antalyaspor but wants to leave after claims he was unpaid for three months.
    ( Sun)


  • Chelsea are close to beating Real Madrid to the signing of Roma goalkeeper Alisson in a deal which values the 25-year-old Brazilian at around £62m.
    (Marca)


  • The Blues have also opened transfer talks with CSKA Moscow and Russia midfielder Aleksandr Golovin, 22.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester United are set to reignite their interest in Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos. United manager Jose Mourinho is keen to bring the 28-year-old Germany international to Old Trafford but Real are reportedly reluctant to sell.
    (AS)


  • Romelu Lukaku is wanted by Real Madrid this summer with the Spanish club ready to offer Cristiano Ronaldo in a huge swap deal to Manchester United.
    (Daily Star)


  • Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio is considering a move to Liverpool which could see the 22-year-old Spaniard become the most expensive signing in the Anfield club's history.
    (Daily Express)


  • Chelsea's Ivorian midfielder Jeremie Boga, 21, is in talks over a move to Italian side Sassuolo.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Chelsea and Manchester City have joined the race to sign AC Milan and Italy centre-back Leonardo Bonucci. The 31-year-old is also a target for Manchester United.
    (Calciomercato)


  • Juventus defender Daniele Rugani's agent claims the 23-year-old Italian's move to Chelsea hinges on Maurizio Sarri becoming manager at Stamford Bridge.
    ( Sun)


  • Manchester United target Milan Skriniar says he is happy at Inter Milan and wants to stay. The Slovakia centre-back has said the Red Devils have shown interest in him.
    (Daily Star)


  • Rangers are keen on bringing Southampton captain Steven Davis back to Ibrox.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Wolves are considering a move for Swansea's Englishdefender Alfie Mawson, 24.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Cardiff have signed striker Bobby Reid from Bristol City on a four-year deal for a fee thought to be in the region of £10m.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Newcastle target Alphonse Areola, 25, could be on his way to Napoli after the French goalkeeper's agent met the Serie A club.
    (Tuttosport)


  • The Magpies are also interested in Andros Townsend but Crystal Palace want around £30m for the 26-year-old English winger.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)


  • Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney is being lined up for a move to Everton, who see the 21-year-old Scotland international as Leighton Baines' long-term replacement.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Watford have angered relegated West Brom with an offer of just £1m for Ben Foster, 35. The Baggies rate their English goalkeeper at between £10m and £12m.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Watford's Brazilian goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes, 37, has revealed he is likely to leave the club this summer.
    (ESPN Brasil)


  • Newcastle and Scotland winger Matt Ritchie is a £15m target for Championship sides Middlesbrough and Stoke.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Bournemouth are in talks to send midfielder Emerson Hyndman, 22, on loan to Wigan in a bid to give the American more experience.
    ( Sun)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Ian Cathro has been appointed as first-team coach at Wolves ahead of the 2018/19 season.
    (Sky Sports)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Gareth Southgate is willing to accept any criticism after making eight changes for England's World Cup defeat to Belgium.
    (Sky Sports)




  • OTHER STUFF

  • Arsenal's forgotten man Lucas Perez is to report for pre-season training early to impress Unai Emery.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Ex-Tottenham defender Goran Bunjevcevic has died at the age of 45, his former club Red Star Belgrade have announced.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Tottenham are adamant the need to replace seats at their new stadium will not delay test events or scheduled matches.
    (Sky Sports)


  • DC United new boy Wayne Rooney says he had always planned on giving MLS a try at some point in his career.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Free agent John Terry has been training at Chelsea's Cobham base in a bid to stay in shape ahead of the new season.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Diego Maradona was "shocked" by the attention his World Cup health scare received, insisting: "I am very much alive".
    (Sky Sports)




















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