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Football Rumours on Friday 8th December 2023

last updated Friday 08th December 2023, 9:51 AM


  • Manchester United are willing to listen to offers for 31-year-old Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 30-year-old French defender Raphael Varane, and England winger Jadon Sancho, 23, as manager Erik ten Hag attempts to trim down his squad.

  • Everton centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, and Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi, 23, are high on Ange Postecoglou's wanted list as the Tottenham boss reshapes the club's squad.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Liverpool are keeping tabs on French defender Maxence Lacroix as they consider making a January move for Wolfsburg's 23-year-old to provide cover for the injured Joel Matip.

  • Chelsea are set to reject any offers that come in for Albania striker Armando Broja, 22, in January with Fulham keen.
    (Football Insider)

  • Manchester United and Newcastle now lead the race to sign 27-year-old Guinea forward Serhou Guirassy from Stuttgart.
    (Football Insider)

  • France goalkeeper Mike Maignan, 28, is considering his future at AC Milan after contract talks stalled, with Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain all monitoring developments.

  • MLS club Colorado Rapids are in talks over a deal for Manchester City's USA goalkeeper Zack Steffen, 28.

  • Lyon are open to selling 20-year-old French forward Rayan Cherki in January amid interest from West Ham and Chelsea.


  • Crystal Palace head coach Roy Hodgson's future is under scrutiny following a worrying run of one victory in eight matches.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Sunderland are interviewing Swedish coach Kim Hellberg, who has said he is leaving IFK Varnamo, about becoming their next manager following the dismissal of Tony Mowbray.

  • Julen Lopetegui is on Nottingham Forest's radar as the club explore possible successors to struggling manager Steve Cooper.

  • Leeds United are trying to land Aberdeen's head of recruitment Jordan Miles.
    (Daily Record)

  • Harry Kewell could be set to leave Celtic, with reports suggesting the coach is the frontrunner for the Yokohama Marinos job.
    (Daily Record)


  • Spanish defender Jonny Otto, 29, is having ongoing talks with Wolves over his future at Molineux after a recent training ground incident.
    (Express & Star)

  • Billionaire businessman Sir Jim Ratcliffe's acquisition of a 25% stake in Manchester United has been delayed because of "legal structure" matters.
    (Daily Mail)

  • The price of Everton's new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock is set to rise by up to £150m due to increased construction costs directly attributable to the war in Ukraine.
    (Daily Mail)

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