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Football Rumours on Monday 18th October 2021

last updated Monday 18th October 2021, 9:59 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal are keeping tabs on Southampton forward Mohamed Elyounoussi after his impressive start to the season.
    (Sun)


  • Barcelona are unlikely to pursue Manchester United's Paul Pogba when the France midfielder's contract ends next summer as they cannot afford the 28-year-old's wages.
    (AS)


  • Chelsea and England midfielder Ross Barkley, 27, interests Burnley as they make plans for the January transfer window.
    (Sun)


  • One of Arsenal's top transfer targets - Luka Jovic - has told Real Madrid he wants to leave the club "as soon as possible".
    (Daily Star)


  • Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United are targeting Fiorentina and Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21.
    (Sun)


  • Sevilla defender Jules Kounde has reportedly told his agent to open talks with Manchester United.
    (Sun)


  • Aston Villa are monitoring Bologna left-back Aaron Hickey but the 19-year-old Scottish defender is in no rush to leave Italy.
    (Sun)


  • Paris St-Germain will target either Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, or Borussia Dortmund and Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland, 21, in 2022 as a replacement for France attacker Kylian Mbappe. The 22-year-old is expected to join Real Madrid.
    (Le 10 Sport)


  • Spain forward Ansu Fati's contract renewal talks have stalled at Barcelona as the 18-year-old's agent Jorge Mendes wants a two-year term and is rejecting a 1bn euro (£844m) release clause.
    (El Nacional)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not be sacked despite the Norwegian winning only four of eight Premier League matches this season.
    (The Athletic)


  • Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl feels he may have been "misunderstood" after being charged by the FA over his comments about video assistant referee Mike Dean.
    (Sky Sports)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • England are expected to be ordered to play at least one home game behind closed doors due to the crowd trouble at the Euro 2020 final.
    (Sky Sports)



OTHER STUFF

  • Manchester United will soon launch a search for master architects with a view to modernising Old Trafford.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester United fear another huge protest by supporters before their Old Trafford date with Liverpool next Sunday, with local police already on red alert.
    (Daily Star)




















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