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Football Rumours on Friday 9th October 2015

last updated Friday 09th October 2015, 10:32 AM

  • Mario Gotze, the 23-year-old Germany forward thought to be a target for Arsenal, says he has no intention of leaving Bayern Munich.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is determined to add Southampton's Senegal forward Sadio Mane, 23, to his squad.

  • Having failed with bids for West Brom's Saido Berahino, Tottenham are considering a move for Gent's 26-year-old Belgian forward Laurent Depoitre.

  • One of Sam Allardyce's first acts as Sunderland boss will be to bring in midfielder Kevin Nolan - who he managed at both Bolton and West Ham - on a free transfer.

  • Arsenal made a loan bid for striker Aleksandr Kokorin in the summer but his club Dynamo Moscow rejected the offer as they felt the player deserved a permanent transfer.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Barcelona are considering a surprise move for Feyenoord's former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt, 35.
    ( Metro )


  • Jurgen Klopp's £7m-a-year contract at Liverpool could make the 48-year-old the third-highest paid manager in the Premier League.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Klopp will make every Liverpool game a special occasion, says the Anfield club's former assistant manager Phil Thompson.
    ( Sky Sports)

  • The German's arrival at Liverpool could see the club's training set for a futuristic overhaul with the introduction of the Footbonaut.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Former Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce, 60, has been offered the job of replacing Dick Advocaat at Sunderland - and the Black Cats are confident he will join them.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Manchester United have been dealt an injury blow with Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 31, an injury doubt for the upcoming game with Everton.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 26, has admitted his poor start to the season is down to the fact he returned to Stamford Bridge overweight this summer.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • World and Olympic sprint champion - and Manchester United fan - Usain Bolt was forced to wear a personalised Arsenal shirt after losing a bet with a Mexican TV presenter.

  • Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has ordered a screen to be installed around the first-team training pitch at the club's training ground to prevent anyone spying on their tactics.
    (Daily Mail)

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