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Football Rumours on Monday 19th October 2020

last updated Monday 19th October 2020, 9:11 AM


  • Manchester United have been given hope a deal for Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho, 20, can still be done after they 'misjudged' their summer approach.
    (Daily Star)

  • United are also targeting Sporting Lisbon's 16-year-old Luis Gomes. The Portuguese midfielder has been dubbed 'the next Luis Figo' in his homeland.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Brighton have signed striker Danny Welbeck on a one-year contract.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Wolves winger Adama Traore, 24, is set to snub interest from Barcelona and Liverpool in order to sign a new £100,000-a-week contract at Molineux. The Spain forward joined the club from Middlesbrough in 2018.

  • France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 29, has no intention of leaving Chelsea any time soon despite reported interest from Real Madrid and Inter Milan.
    (Daily Star)

  • Burnley are interested in Strasbourg centre-back Mohamed Simakan and are considering making a £15m bid for the 20-year-old Frenchman in January.


  • Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock says Yannick Bolasie, 31, and his agent are partly to blame for the DR Congo winger's proposed loan move from Everton collapsing on deadline day.
    (Yorkshire Post)

  • Derby County player-coach Wayne Rooney is expecting the results of a Covid-19 test on Monday after discovering a friend who sold him a watch has tested positive for coronavirus.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Liverpool winger Harvey Elliott, 17, studied Blackburn's squad before agreeing a loan move to the Championship side.
    (Daily Mail)

  • American investment company ALK Capital LLC remain in talks to buy Burnley, although discussions are taking longer than expected.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Sergio Aguero will face no punishment from the FA for putting his arm around the assistant referee Sian Massey-Ellis during Manchester City's victory over Arsenal.

  • Liverpool have been boosted by the news that goalkeeper Alisson, 28, is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a shoulder injury and the Brazilian could return before the end of the month.
    (The Athletic)

  • Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu has been ruled out for up to three months with an abductor tear.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew has tested positive for coronavirus.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is set to undergo knee surgery after suffering anterior cruciate ligament damage in the Merseyside derby.
    (Sky Sports)

  • French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 23, became one of Newcastle's top earners when he signed a new six-year deal - with his wages almost doubling to £70,000 per week.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)

  • Argentina forward Paulo Dybala was involved in a tunnel row with Juventus' chief football officer Fabio Paratici after being left out of the starting line-up on Saturday.
    (Daily Mail)

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