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Football Rumours on Friday 6th October 2017

last updated Friday 06th October 2017, 8:29 AM

  • Arsenal will sell forward Theo Walcott and playmaker Mesut Ozil, both 28, in January. Walcott is set to rejoin former club Southampton.
    (Daily Express)

  • Ozil is only willing to play for Barcelona, Real Madrid or Manchester United if he leaves Arsenal, but he could yet agree a new deal.

  • Paris St-Germain will move for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, when his contract expires in the summer, and sell striker Edinson Cavani, 30.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Uruguay international Cavani could be a target for Real Madrid in January.
    (Don Balon)

  • Tottenham and Liverpool are both interested in 24-year-old Inter Milan midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, who is on loan at Valencia.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Liverpool could move for Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Kai Havertz, 18, after their scouts watched him score four goals for Germany Under-19s.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 28, says he is happy at the club, despite not finalising a new contract with the Premier League side.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to pair Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, with Eric Dier, 23, if he succeeds in bringing the midfielder to the north London club in January.

  • Paris St-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 22, says he would "love" to play in the Premier League one day, and grew up supporting Liverpool.

  • Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar, 26, says he would be open to returning to the club. The Brazil international joined Chinese side Shanghai SIPG in January.
    (Evening Standard)

  • Brazil forward Lucas Moura, 25, has been advised by former Chelsea defender Alex to leave Paris St-Germain and join Arsenal.
    (Evening Standard)

  • Fenerbahce could move for Manchester United defender Daley Blind, 27.

  • Former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, 31, says Barcelona refused to let him join Everton last summer.

  • Burnley striker Chris Wood, 25, says he did not refuse to play for Leeds United before his £18m move to the Clarets.

  • Leicester summer signing Adrien Silva, 28, has trained with his new Foxes team-mates for the first time, despite the midfielder not being allowed to play a competitive game until January.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, has urged Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, 25.


  • Ronald Koeman has alienated himself from staff at Everton's training ground.

  • Former Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp says he will not take up a full-time role with League Two side Yeovil Town after recently advising their manager, Darren Way.


  • England captain Harry Kane scored a late winner as Gareth Southgate's side beat Slovenia 1-0 at Wembley to qualify for the 2018 World Cup with a game to spare.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Martin O'Neil and Roy Keane have agreed in principle to continue as bosses of Republic of Ireland even if they do not qualify for the World Cup.

  • The Football Association is advertising for a new senior head coach of England's women's team.

  • Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku could still play for Belgium during the international break, despite an ankle injury.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • England Under-21 boss Aidy Boothroyd says they are facing a battle with Nigeria to keep striker Tammy Abraham, 20, and winger Sheyi Ojo, 20.
    (Daily Star)


  • In contrast to the senior side, Crystal Palace's academy side are top of their league - and put on a show in the dressing room to celebrate.

  • Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is set to have a theme park opened in his honour in China.

  • A series of regional meetings in the EFL next month could lead to "plastic pitches" being re-introduced to League One and League Two as early as 2019.
    (Daily Express)

  • Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey faces having to wear a cast in the club's next game against Southampton after breaking his finger in training.

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