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Football Rumours on Monday 26th June 2017

last updated Monday 26th June 2017, 9:48 AM

  • Bookies have cut the odds on Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 23, signing for Manchester United from 20-1 to 6-1.
    ( Daily Star )

  • However, Spurs have laughed off United's interest in the England international, with chairman Daniel Levy valuing Kane at close to £200m.
    ( Independent )

  • Juventus and Brazil defender Alex Sandro, 26, has agreed to join Chelsea, with the Premier League champions closing in on a £61m deal.
    ( Metro )

  • Sandro could be joined at Stamford Bridge by Southampton and Netherlands centre-back Virgil van Dijk, 25, Everton's Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 24, and 22-year-old Monaco and France midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko - with Chelsea prepared to spend £240m this summer.
    ( Daily Express )

  • Arsenal and Manchester City are considering a straight swap deal involving 28-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez and Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, 29.
    ( Daily Star )

  • However, Sanchez has been urged by his international team-mate Arturo Vidal to ditch the Gunners for "best club in the world" Bayern Munich.
    ( Sun )

  • Arsenal and France forward Olivier Giroud, 30, has been in contact with the president of Lyon over a potential move to the Ligue 1 club this summer.
    ( Independent )

  • Manchester United are on the verge of signing Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic and could bring in the 28-year-old Serbia international by the end of the week.
    ( ESPN )

  • United are also close to signing 29-year-old Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan from Roma.
    ( Il Tempo )

  • Everton have had a £30m bid rejected for Swansea's 27-year-old Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Chelsea could make a shock £35m bid for Roma defender Kostas Manola. The 26-year-old Greece international was reportedly on the brink of a move to Zenit St Petersburg.
    ( Daily Express )

  • Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 19, has distanced himself from a move to Manchester United and says he expects to stay at German champions Bayern Munich.
    ( Daily Record )

  • France striker Kylian Mbappe, 18, is to be offered a 900% pay rise by Monaco to fend off interest from Real Madrid, Liverpool and Arsenal.
    ( Sun )

  • Liverpool are tracking Germany's Max Meyer, 21, at the Under-21 Euro 2017 tournament in Poland but face competition from Tottenham for the Schalke midfielder.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Crystal Palace will make a move for Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho. West Ham and Leicester are also interested in the 20-year-old Nigerian.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Juventus will bid £15m for Southampton's 25-year-old Portugal right-back Cedric Soares.
    ( Sun )

  • AC Milan and Italy keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has been linked to Real Madrid and Manchester United but posted a message on social media that he was open to discussing a new deal to stay with the Serie A side.
    ( Daily Express )

  • But the 18-year-old later posted another message saying his account had been hacked along with a show of support for his agent Mino Raiola.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Rafa Benitez will continue as Newcastle manager for now but has, for the second time this summer, grown frustrated at the club's inability or reluctance to secure his top transfer targets and considered leaving St James' Park.


  • Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has reassured Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 31, that he will have a "positive experience" if he moves to the Chinese Super League.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey grabbed a late equaliser for his 10-man team to rescue a share of the points in a 2-2 MLS draw with the Portland Timbers at Providence Park on Sunday.
    ( SkySports )

  • Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang scored six goals playing alongside his father in a Paris FC veterans friendly match.
    ( Paris FC website )

  • Former England and Arsenal forward Rachel Yankey, 37, says there are not enough female managers in the game and "those barriers need to be broken down".

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