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Football Rumours on Monday 29th June 2020

last updated Monday 29th June 2020, 9:33 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Liverpool have moved ahead of Manchester City in the race for Napoli's Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly, 29, by offering Croatia defender Dejan Lovren, 30, as part of a transfer.
    (Tuttosport)


  • Chelsea have been given a boost by Ajax with manager Erik ten Hag suggesting 27-year-old Argentina defender Nicolas Tagliafico and Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana, 24, could leave the club this summer, while 23-year-old Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, a Manchester United target, could also be on his way out.
    (Daily Express)


  • Manchester City are set to sign Juventus' Spanish forward Pablo Moreno, 18, in a swap deal that will see Portuguese winger Felix Correia, 19, move in the opposite direction.
    (Goal)


  • A change to UEFA rules will restore Manchester City's might in the transfer market.
    (Times)


  • Inter Milan are considering selling Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, 25, this summer, with Manchester City among those interested. City's Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, 32, could be part of a possible deal.
    (Calciomercato)


  • Southampton will let England goalkeeper Fraser Forster, 32, return to Celtic for another season-long loan if they can sign French midfielder Olivier Ntcham, 24, from the Scottish champions as part of the deal.
    (Sun)


  • Celtic will move for 33-year-old former England number one Joe Hart, who will leave Burnley at the end of this month, if they cannot complete a deal for Forster.
    (Daily Record)


  • Torino are ready to sell Nigerian defender Ola Aina, with Everton and West Ham among those interested in the 23-year-old.
    (ESPN)


  • Inter Milan could attempt to lure Sergio Aguero away from Manchester City as part of a deal for Milan Skriniar this summer, according to reports.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Inter Milan chief executive Giuseppe Marotta says the club is in "advanced negotiations" for Borussia Dortmund loanee Achraf Hakimi as the Real Madrid and Morocco full-back, 21, nears a potential move to Serie A.
    (Goal)


  • Marotta says Inter are also working on an extension for on-loan Manchester United and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 31, but talks are proving difficult.
    (Sky Sports Italy)


  • Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Arthur, 23, has signed a five-year contract to join Juventus for a £72.5m fee, with Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 30, set to move in the opposite direction for £60m.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Ivory Coast and former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou, 34, who is out of contract at Hertha Berlin at the end of the season, is close to agreeing a free transfer to Brazilian side Botafogo.
    (ESPN)


  • American 18-year-old winger Konrad de la Fuente has signed a contract extension at Barcelona that will see his release clause rise to 100m euros (£91m) if he makes the first team.
    (AS)




MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Benfica are interested in appointing former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager. The 48-year-old has been out of work since last November.
    (Record)


  • Aston Villa will stick with boss Dean Smith until the end of the season, despite a run of six defeats in eight games.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Sean Dyche says Burnley must start to spend more if they are to keep punching above their weight in the Premier League.
    (Times)


  • Barcelona players were involved in a dressing room bust-up with under-fire manager Quique Setien following their 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo on Saturday.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Robbie Fowler has ended his tenure as head coach of the Brisbane Roar in Australia's A-League.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Dundee United have held talks with former England boss Steve McClaren and ex-Cardiff manager Malky MacKay over their managerial vacancy.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic faces a lengthy ban for violent conduct as the Football Association will take into account his previous elbowing cases.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish, 24, is edging closer to a move to Manchester United after buying a house in the north west of England.
    (Daily Express)




















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