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Football Rumours on Monday 10th December 2018

last updated Monday 10th December 2018, 9:25 AM


  • Fulham and Crystal Palace could bid for the £12m-rated Victor Moses, 27-year-old former Nigeria international, as Chelsea will look to sell utility player in next month's transfer window.

  • Arsenal want to sign Barcelona and France winger Ousmane Dembele - but Barca's Argentina forward Lionel Messi says the Spanish giants "need" the 21-year-old.

  • Arsenal are considering selling former Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 30, for £25m in January.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Arsenal and Manchester United are tracking Hertha Berlin and Germany Under-21 midfielder Arne Maier, 19.

  • England striker Danny Welbeck, 28, will be released by Arsenal when his contract expires at the end of the season and will be offered the chance to join Galatasaray.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester City are ready to offer £50m for Roma and Turkey winger Cengiz Under, 21.
    (Daily Express)

  • Barcelona will make £200m-rated Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 25, their top transfer target next summer.
    (Daily Star)

  • Tottenham are tracking Bristol City's England Under-21 defender Lloyd Kelly, joining Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool in pursuit of the 20-year-old.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham have also been linked with Feyenoord and Netherlands midfielder Tonny Vilhena, 23, who is a target for Roma.

  • Tottenham and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 29, is Manchester United's priority target in January.

  • Manchester United have held talks with Amiens as they try to agree a compensation package for France Under-16 forward Noam Emeran. The 16-year-old has also interested Paris St Germain and Juventus.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Leicester want 30-year-old Algeria international Islam Slimani to complete his season-long loan at Fenerbahce, after reports the Turkish club wanted to terminate the deal early.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Barcelona are monitoring Everton's Brazil forward Richarlison, 21.
    (Daily Star)

  • Paris St-Germain want to sign Chelsea's 27-year-old Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard in the summer, but will face competition from Real Madrid and Juventus.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester United will have to pay more than £90m for 27-year-old Napoli and Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, who is Jose Mourinho's top defensive target in the January transfer window.

  • Manchester City will make one final attempt to convince Spanish midfielder Brahim Diaz, 19, to stay at the club instead of joining Real Madrid in January.

  • Chelsea are only willing to give 31-year-old Brazil defender David Luiz a 12-month contract extension beyond the summer, which may lead to him looking elsewhere.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • West Ham striker Andy Carroll wants to remain at London Stadium, with the 29-year-old English forward's deal set to expire in the summer.

  • LA Galaxy's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 37, will not return to AC Milan in January, says the Serie A side's sporting director.
    (Sky Italy)

  • Everton's England Under-21 defender Mason Holgate, 22, has been told he can leave the club on loan in January.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Marseille are looking at two Spain full-backs - Arsenal's Nacho Monreal, 32, and Liverpool's Alberto Moreno, 26 - as the French side look to strengthen their squad in January.
    (France Football)

  • Liverpool could be in contention to sign Barcelona and France winger Ousmane Dembele if they can meet Barcelona's asking price.
    (El Confidencial)

  • Bournemouth are considering a January move for Celtic and Scotland midfielder Callum McGregor, 25.
    (Scottish Sun)

  • West Ham's England Under-20 defender Reece Oxford, 19, was watched by scouts from Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund and Hoffenheim at a recent under-23s match.

  • Italy defender Matteo Darmian says he is "proud" to be a Manchester United player but misses Italy and Serie A. Juventus, Inter Milan, Napoli and Roma are all said to be interested in signing the 29-year-old.


  • Reading have made contact with Portuguese club Vitoria de Guimaraes, whose head coach Luis Castro has been linked with the Championship side.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Wolves defender Willy Boly, 27, has been approached by Ivory Coast to play for them internationally despite having represented France - where he was born - at junior level.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Germany coach Joachim Low says his time in charge of the national team is coming to an end and he would be tempted by the opportunity to manage Real Madrid.


  • Manchester City's England Under-21 midfielder Phil Foden, 18, is set to sign a six-year contract.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Everton boss Marco Silva says France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin still has a future at the club, despite the 29-year-old failing to make the matchday squad in recent weeks.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin would consider hosting the Champions League final outside of Europe if the demand was there.

  • Manchester United star Paul Pogba reckons Jose Mourinho is on a mission to humiliate him.
    (Daily Star)

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