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Football Rumours on Monday 20th July 2020

last updated Monday 20th July 2020, 9:45 AM


  • Borussia Dortmund's England winger Jadon Sancho, 20, may have to instigate a move to Manchester United by making it clear he wants to leave the German club.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Juventus are encouraging rival bids from Manchester City and Paris St-Germain for Brazil forward Douglas Costa, 29, and want to replace him with Wolves and Mexico striker Raul Jimenez, 29.

  • Arsenal's Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos, 23, is ready to ask Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to extend his loan deal with the Gunners for another season.
    (Daily Express)

  • Newly promoted Leeds United have confirmed Manchester City's English winger Jack Harrison, 23, will remain at the club for another loan spell next season.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Napoli have registered interest in Crystal Palace striker Alexander Sorloth who has enjoyed an outstanding season on loan with Trabzonspor.
    (Daily Mail)

  • West Ham's 16-year-old midfielder Benicio Baker-Boaitey is set to join Bayern Munich and will travel to Germany for talks, having rejected the chance to sign professional terms at the Hammers when he turns 17 in January.

  • Chelsea's 31-year-old Brazilian midfielder Willian, who has been linked with Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United, has revealed he is playing a waiting game over a new contract at Stamford Bridge, having requested a three-year deal and been offered two.
    (De Sola)

  • Hibernian will get a cut of the transfer fee should the Magpies move to sign Aston Villa's Scotland midfielder John McGinn, 25.
    (Birmingham Mail)

  • The improved recent performances of Brazilian defender David Luiz, 33, could change Mikel Arteta's focus as the Arsenal boss prepares for this summer's transfer window.
    (Daily Star)


  • Huddersfield Town have sacked manager Danny Cowley after 10 months in charge of the Championship club.

  • Danny Cowley was sacked just two days after he rescued Huddersfield from relegation after rows over recruitment.

  • Nigel Pearson has been sacked as Watford head coach with two games remaining in the season, as the club looks to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Arsenal boss Mike lArteta believes convincing players to join the Gunners will not be difficult, even if their impressive FA Cup semi-final win against Manchester City does not lead to European qualification.

  • Tottenham Manager Jose Mourinho said Tottenham Hotspur striker and England captain Harry Kane, 26, would "not be so special playing for another team" when asked about the player's future.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says he and Director of Football Marcel Brands will share responsibility for this summer's recruitment at Goodison Park.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Former Leicester City boss Claude Puel is one of the candidates being lined up by Watford to take over at the club at the end of the season.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Leeds will hold talks with contract talks with Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa this week.
    (Daily Star)

  • Nuno Espirito Santo is committed to Wolves and does not plan on leaving the club any time soon.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce fears his summer transfer budget will be cut because club income of £170m last year will fall because of broadcast payment reductions and season ticket refunds.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Former Arsenal boss Unai Emery is set to take charge of Spanish club Villarreal.

  • Former Barcelona and Netherlands striker Patrick Kluivert and France 1998 World Cup winner Laurent Blanc, who has managed Bordeaux, France and PSG, have emerged as the frontrunners to take over the reins at the Nou Camp if coach Quique Setien is sacked.

  • Monaco have appointed former Bayern Munich and Croatia boss Niko Kovac as their new manager.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Andy Carroll has offered to play centre-back for Newcastle when they face Brighton on Monday.

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