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Football Rumours on Friday 4th May 2018

last updated Saturday 05th May 2018, 9:01 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal have beaten Bayern Munich to the signing of 21-year-old Turkish defender Caglar Soyuncu, who currently plays for Bundesliga side Freiburg.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Spurs are set to make a £30m summer move for Southampton's England international defender Ryan Bertrand, 28, and are also considering a deal for Swansea's Alfie Mawson, 24.
    (Daily Star)


  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is interested in Ajax winger Justin Kluivert, the 18-year-old son of Dutch legend Patrick.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Bayern Munich will make a move for Juventus and Argentina striker Paulo Dybala, 24, if they lose Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, 29, this summer.
    (Sun)


  • Crystal Palace are to hold contract talks with French midfielder Yohan Cabaye, 32, and English defender Joel Ward, 28, next week to clarify their plans for the future.
    (Guardian)


  • Aston Villa will try to bring West Brom's English midfielder Gareth Barry, 37, back to the club if they are promoted from the Championship.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Everton, Leicester and Burnley are all interested in 23-year-old Egypt forward Mahmoud Hassan, who is on loan at Turkish side Kasimpasa from Anderlecht.
    (ESPN)


  • Midfielder Marouane Fellaini and his representatives will continue discussions with Manchester United over a new contract. The 30-year-old Belgian's deal runs out at the end of the season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Stoke manager Paul Lambert has dismissed reports linking Championship winners Wolves with a £35m move for England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 25.
    (Express and Star)


  • Reece Oxford does not want to return to West Ham and hopes he can stay at Borussia Monchengladbach where the 19-year-old English defender is on loan.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants to bring Borussia Dortmund's US winger Christian Pulisic, 19, to Anfield, with Arsenal also interested.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Belgium keeper Simon Mignolet, 30, says he will wait until after this summer's World Cup before deciding whether to leave Liverpool.
    (ESPN)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic has been named the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month for April.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Roy Hodgson says he has no plans to leave Crystal Palace.
    (Sky Sports)


  • West Brom are considering approaches to three managers in jobs at other clubs - Bristol City boss Lee Johnson, Brentford's Dean Smith and Leicester City's assistant manager Michael Appleton.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Napoli will be interested in Antonio Conte if Chelsea lure coach Maurizio Sarri to Stamford Bridge.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Everton are weighing up a move for former Watford boss Marco Silva to replace Sam Allardyce.
    (Goal)


  • Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has dared Nantes to sack him after the club's president accused him of being unprofessional.
    (Leicester Mercury)


  • Former Liverpool assistant manager Zeljko Buvac is set for a management job in Germany and will not take the Arsenal job.
    (Sun)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Arsenal and France defender Laurent Koscielny set to miss the World Cup after suffering Achilles injury against Atletico Madrid.
    (Sky Sports)




  • OTHER STUFF

  • Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has been named the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month for April.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The FA are facing a stumbling block in their plans to sell Wembley Stadium as it has emerged they agreed to Government 'protections' which prevents a sale until 2057.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester City's Vincent Kompany believes team-mate Kevin De Bruyne, 26, should have won the PFA Player of the Year award.
    (CNN)


  • Burnley chairman Mike Garlick has urged the Premier League not to hand the 'top six' clubs a greater share of overseas TV money ahead of an annual meeting in June.
    (Times)


  • Liverpool will face a £10m payout to Southampton if they win the Champions League over clauses in the contracts of former Saints Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane, Dejan Lovren, Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana.
    (Sun)


  • Liverpool's players are on a £750,000 bonus to win the Champions League.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Besiktas refused to show for the resumption of their cup semi-final against Fenerbahce on Thursday after it was abandoned last month.
    (Sky Sports)






















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