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Football Rumours on Friday 8th June 2018

last updated Friday 08th June 2018, 9:05 AM


  • Arsenal will look to further bolster their defence this summer by signing RB Leipzig's versatile German defender Lukas Klostermann, 22.

  • Tottenham are to test Aston Villa by making a bid for 22-year-old English midfielder Jack Grealish, who is valued at £40m.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Negotiations between Manchester United and Tottenham over Toby Alderweireld, 29, are deadlocked as the north London club want a fee in excess of £55m for the Belgium defender.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Spurs will end their pursuit of Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 25, after being quoted £70m to sign the Ivory Coast international.
    (Daily Mail)

  • West Ham have opened talks over a sensational move for Yaya Toure, who is very keen to play for Manuel Pellegrini again.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United will allow 27-year-old Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea to join Real Madrid this summer, but only if they sign Slovenia international Jan Oblak from Atletico Madrid.
    (Diario Gol)

  • Gonzalo Higuain's claim that the Premier League "fascinates me a lot" has increased Chelsea's interest in the 30-year-old Juventus and Argentina striker.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United and two unnamed Chinese Super League clubs have all made £35m bids for Benfica's Brazilian midfielder Anderson Talisca, 24.
    (O Jogo)

  • West Ham are in talks to sign Brazilian midfielder Felipe Anderson, 25, who is valued at £44m by Lazio.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Meanwhile, the Hammers are in discussions to sign former Manchester City midfielder and Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure, 35, on a free transfer.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Brighton are putting together a £7m package to sign Sunderland's Paddy McNair.

  • Millwall are set to shatter their transfer record to sign Ben Marshall from Wolves for £1.2m.
    (Daily Star)

  • Crystal Palace will look to Marseille's Japanese defender Hiroki Sakai, 28, to solve their problems at right-back after missing out on Fulham's 25-year-old Englishman Ryan Fredericks.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Liverpool are interested in signing Bayer Leverkusen's goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 26, but would have to pay £22m for the German.

  • Roma goalkeeper Alisson, 25, has asked Liverpool forward and Brazil team-mate Roberto Firmino about a possible move to Anfield this summer.

  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is unlikely to sign a left-back this summer, instead opting to spend his transfer budget on a back-up for 25-year-old Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku.

  • West Ham have placed a £60m valuation on forward Marko Arnautovic, 29, with Manchester United interested in the Austria international.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • West Brom defender Jonny Evans has completed a medical with Leicester and is expected to sign a three-year contract.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez wants a reunion with former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel. The 33-year-old Slovakian is free to leave Turkish side Fenerbahce.

  • Liverpool are set to complete a £53m deal to sign Lyon's Nabil Fekir on Friday.

  • La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid are battling to sign Santos winger Rodrygo Goes, 17. The Brazilian has a £44m release clause in his contract.


  • Real Madrid have lined up Chelsea manager Antonio Conte as their preferred choice to replace Zinedine Zidane.
    (Daily Express)

  • Former Real Madrid and Spain defender Fernando Hierro has been added to the list of candidates for the club's vacant managerial role after the shock resignation of Zinedine Zidane.

  • Sporting Lisbon are looking to land Leeds managerial target Marcelo Bielsa, according to reports in Portugal.


  • Marcus Rashford scored a stunning goal as England beat Costa Rica 2-0 in their final World Cup warm-up game at Elland Road.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Mesut Ozil has eased fears he could miss part of the World Cup by posting a picture of him smiling on the Germany team bus.


  • Tottenham have activated an option to extend Michel Vorm's contract until 2019.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Stoke are set to offer Ryan Shawcross a pay rise, just days after he took a huge wage cut.
    (Daily Star)

  • Richard Scudamore is to step down as Premier League executive chairman after almost 20 years leading the organisation.
    (Sky Sports)

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