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Football Rumours on Monday 24th August 2020

last updated Monday 24th August 2020, 9:20 AM


  • Arsenal's Brazilian transfer target Philippe Coutinho, 28, has refused to rule out leaving Barcelona this summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • Aston Villa will bid £30m for Celtic's French striker Odsonne Edouard, 22.
    (Scottish Sun)

  • Aston Villa want to sign Atletico Madrid and England full-back Kieran Trippier this summer.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Lille's Brazilian centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes, 22, has agreed to join Arsenal and will complete a £27m move next week.

  • Bournemouth will not stand in the way of any players seeking moves - potentially opening the door for Manchester United to sign Wales winger David Brooks, 23.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Newcastle have offered £4.5m to Greek club PAOK for 24-year-old Greece left-back Dimitris Giannoulis.
    (Sports Lens)

  • Tromso's Norwegian forward Isak Hansen-Aaroen, 16, has confirmed his move to Manchester United on social media.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Luis Figo does not expect Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 33, to follow in his footsteps by swapping Barcelona for Real Madrid.

  • Chelsea's bid to sign Ben Chilwell from Leicester City in a £50m deal could collapse on Monday, with the 23-year-old England defender set to visit a specialist over his heel injury.

  • Manchester United will walk away from a deal for 20-year-old England forward Jadon Sancho, with Ed Woodward considering the Borussia Dortmund star to be too expensive.
    (Daily Express)

  • Chelsea are closing in on a deal to sign Thiago Silva, 35, after the Brazil centre-back left Champions League runners-up Paris St-Germain.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, has yet to sign a new contract with AC Milan. The veteran will be a free agent after the end of August.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo "recommended" Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 25, to Manchester United, says former United defender Patrice Evra.

  • New Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman wants to sign Inter Milan's Argentina forward Lautaro Martinez, 23, Manchester City's Spanish centre-back Eric Garcia, 19, and 25-year-old Spain full-back Jose Gaya of Valencia.

  • The Catalan club are also interested in Ajax's Argentina left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, 27.

  • Koeman would also like Brazil playmaker Coutinho to be part of his plans - the 28-year-old has been on loan at Bayern Munich this season.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Pepe Reina is set to bid farewell to AC Milan with a move to Lazio on a two-year contract on the cards.


  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is keen on making Brentford coach and set-piece specialist Andreas Georgson part of his backroom team.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Barcelona have held talks with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp over the manager's job, club presidential candidate Jordi Farre has claimed.

  • Thomas Tuchel's future at Paris Saint-Germain is reportedly in serious doubt after the French club lost the Champions League final to Bayern Munich on Sunday.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Gareth Southgate is set to include Harry Kane in his England squad this week, despite the Tottenham striker missing the start of pre-season to quarantine after his summer holidays.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Gareth Southgate is considering a shock England recall for Kyle Walker - nearly 18 months after his last appearance.

  • Gareth Southgate fears it will be impossible to select Harry Maguire when he names his first England squad of the year.


  • Bayern Munich were crowned champions of Europe for the sixth time as Kingsley Coman second-half header secured a 1-0 win over PSG in Lisbon.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Inter Miami, the side co-owned by David Beckham, secured their first MLS victory, beating Orlando City 3-2 at Inter Miami CF Stadium.
    (Sky Sports)

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