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Football Rumours on Friday 6th November 2020

last updated Friday 06th November 2020, 9:15 AM


  • Europe's top clubs, including Manchester City, Barcelona and Juventus, are tracking Borussia Monchengladbach's French forward pair Marcus Thuram, 23, and Alassane Plea, 27.

  • Real Madrid could sign France midfielder Paul Pogba, 27, from Manchester United for 60m euros (£54m) next summer.

  • (AS) Bundesliga side Schalke may be willing to allow 20-year-old Turkish centre-back Ozan Kabak to leave for 20m euros (£18m) in January. However, English champions Liverpool are interested in his 19-year-old Finnish team-mate Malick Thiaw.

  • Paul Pogba could be set for a summer move to Real Madrid after Manchester United reportedly dropped their asking price to as little as €60m (£53m).
    (Daily Mail)

  • Despite his promising start at Anfield, 23-year-old Portugal forward Diogo Jota was Liverpool's back-up option in the transfer window, behind Watford's Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr, 22.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Barcelona have pulled out of the race to sign Austria defender David Alaba, who is out of contract at Bayern Munich next summer, because of the 28-year-old's wage demands.


  • West Brom could consider appointing Lee Bowyer, the manager of League One side Charlton, if they continue to struggle under Slaven Bilic.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester United have approached former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino about replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the club's next manager.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Solskjaer's position is in the balance after back-to-back defeats and he could be sacked if United lose to Everton on Saturday.
    (Daily Star)

  • Alternatively, Solskjaer will not be sacked, regardless of Saturday's result.
    (The Athletic)

  • The Manchester United manager retains the support of the board and is still viewed as a long-term appointment at Old Trafford.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock is considering January approaches for West Brom's Poland midfielder Kamil Grosicki, 32, and Everton's Democratic Republic of the Congo winger Yannick Bolasie, 31.
    (Northern Echo)

  • Arsenal's head of coach and player development, Marcel Lucassen, is to leave the club because of personal reasons.
    (The Athletic)

  • Phillip Cocu will not be in the dugout for Derby's match against Barnsley on Saturday after chief executive officer Stephen Pearce tested positive for coronavirus.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Gareth Southgate has offered his unwavering support to Jordan Pickford and revealed he held heart-to-heart talks with his England No1.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Gareth Southgate will lay down the law to England bad boy Phil Foden after recalling him to his squad.
    (Daily Star)

  • Bayern Munich whizkid Jamal Musiala looks set to receive his maiden call-up to the England Under-21s.

  • Aaron Ramsey has withdrawn from the Wales squad, which included Gareth Bale, for their matches against the USA, the Republic of Ireland and Finland.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Luton Town striker James Collins has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for the first time under manager Stephen Kenny.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal are set to discuss extending the contract of Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny, 28, who has impressed since the start of the season.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham owner Daniel Levy has offered forward Son Heung-min, 28, the same wages as captain Harry Kane in an attempt to ensure the South Korea international stays at the club.
    (Daily Express)

  • The English Football League has approved the takeover of Championship side Derby County by Abu Dhabi royal family member Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan.

  • Premier League clubs are to abandon pay-per-view matches in a victory for fan power after protests by supporters against the £14.95 charge

  • Football fans will be able to see exactly how much agents earn from transfer deals when new regulations come into force next year, FIFA has said.
    (Sky Sports)

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