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Football Rumours on Friday 6th July 2018

last updated Friday 06th July 2018, 8:59 AM


  • Premier League newcomers Fulham have joined the race to sign Celtic and Belgium defender Dedryck Boyata, 27.
    ( Sun)

  • The Cottagers have also approached AC Milan over Argentine defender Mateo Musacchio, 27.

  • Arsenal have approached Dutch side PSV Eindhoven about signing their 22-year-old forward Hirving Lozano, who starred at the World Cup for Mexico.

  • (Talksport) The Gunners are also considering a move for Senegal and Torino forward M'Baye Niang, 23.

  • Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira has rejected the chance to have a medical with Arsenal while on World Cup duty with Uruguay, but the 22-year-old's father insists his son will be joining the Gunners this summer.

  • West Ham are close to signing Jack Wilshere, who is a free agent after leaving Arsenal. The Hammers have offered the 26-year-old England midfielder a three-year deal worth £100,000 a week.
    ( Sun)

  • Tottenham are favourites to sign Aston Villa's English midfielder Jack Grealish, 22, but Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is waiting to exploit the Championship club's financial troubles.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham have enquired about Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic, 24.

  • Manchester City are a step closer to completing the signing of Italy midfielder Jorginho, 26, after Napoli confirmed the arrival of 22-year-old Spaniard Fabian Ruiz from Real Betis as his replacement.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • City centre-back Aymeric Laporte, 24, is considering switching his international allegiance to Spain after he was left out of France's World Cup squad.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • The terms of Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus were agreed during a meeting between Real president Florentino Perez, his assistant Jose Angel Sanchez and Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes on Wednesday night.

  • Liverpool could take advantage of Juve's interest in Ronaldo by making a move for the Italian club's 24-year-old Argentina forward Paul Dybala.
    (Tutto Mercato)

  • Paris St-Germain will reportedly announce the signing of legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, 40, on Monday.
    (Le Parisien)

  • Paris St-Germain want to sign Chelsea and France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 27, this summer. The Blues want £100m for Kante but have lined up Lyon's 21-year-old France Under-21 international Tanguy Ndombele as a potential replacement.

  • Roma's Brazil goalkeeper Alisson, 25, now wants to join Chelsea.
    (Il Tempo)

  • Portugal winger Gelson Martins - a 23-year-old free agent and a Liverpool target - has agreed a deal with Atletico Madrid.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Newcastle will face competition from German and Spanish top-tier clubs for Nice's French striker Alassane Plea, 25.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)

  • Everton have rejected a £12m bid from RB Leipzig for 20-year-old England Under-21 forward Ademola Lookman, who was on loan at the German side last season.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Wigan are offering a return to football for former Sunderland midfielder Darron Gibson, 30. The Republic of Ireland international is training with the Latics.
    ( Sun)

  • Derby have rejected interest from Brighton in English goalkeeper Scott Carson, 32.
    (Derby Telegraph)

  • Leeds' English left-back Tyler Denton, 22, is set to go out on loan to Peterborough.
    (Yorkshire Evening Post)

  • Southampton's 27-year-old Argentine forward Guido Carrillo, the Premier League club's record signing, is close to leaving St Mary's.
    (Daily Echo)

  • Millwall are not interested in selling 23-year-old defender Jake Cooper with Rangers reportedly interested.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Maurizio Sarri is expecting to finally be announced as fellow Italian Antonio Conte's replacement as Chelsea boss at the start of next week.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Gareth Southgate says Jamie Vardy is "looking doubtful" for England's World Cup quarter-final against Sweden.
    ( Sky Sports)


  • Manchester United are ready to reward 25-year-old England midfielder Jesse Lingard with a new contract worth £150,000 a week, despite him only signing a new four-year deal in April.
    ( Sun)

  • Facebook are in talks with 33-year-old Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo over a $10m, 13-episode reality TV series.

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