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Football Rumours on Monday 3rd February 2020

last updated Monday 03rd February 2020, 9:32 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal, Rangers and Manchester United have sent scouts to watch West Ham and Montenegro attacking midfielder Sead Haksabanovic, 20, who is currently on loan at Norrkoping in Sweden.
    (Daily Star)


  • Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 31, was offered a move away from Arsenal on transfer deadline day which manager Mikel Arteta was willing to approve.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo said the club were "not here to be robbed" in response to a failed January move for Paris St-Germain's 32-year-old Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani.
    (ESPN)


  • David Beckham's new MLS franchise, Inter Miami, want to increase their efforts to bring Cavani to the US when his contract at PSG runs out this summer.
    (L'Equipe)


  • Cavani's agent said the striker would have rejected Chelsea and Manchester United regardless of the figures offered in any deal.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Brazil winger Willian, 31, would prefer to sign a new contract with Chelsea than join Spanish champions Barcelona.
    (ESPN)


  • Barcelona turned down an offer to sign Napoli's 34-year-old Spain striker Fernando Llorente.
    (AS)


  • Barcelona's Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31, is unhappy the club couldn't agree a deal for him to leave in January, with Manchester United and Juventus both interested.
    (Goal)


  • Lille's 20-year-old France midfielder Boubakary Soumare rejected a large January offer from Newcastle in the hope of sealing a move to Liverpool or Manchester United in the summer window.
    (Le10sport)


  • It was also reported Soumare turned down Newcastle because he wasn't impressed with the club's training facilities after he was shown them in a video phone call.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Liverpool are keen on signing Borussia Dortmund's England forward Jadon Sancho, 19, in the summer.
    (Daily Express)


  • Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi said adding Chelsea's French striker Olivier Giroud, 33, would have offered his title-chasing side "more options" after a January move failed to materialise.
    (ESGazzettaPN)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Manager Roy Hodgson has warned the Crystal Palace board that they face a battle to refresh their squad in the summer.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Hodgson, who is out of contract in the summer, wants the club to think about "what the best way forward is" after it fell short in the January transfer window.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Pep Guardiola locked his players in the dressing room for nearly an hour after their defeat at Spurs.
    (Sun)


  • Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants a new goalkeeper in the summer following the recent poor run of form from 25-year-old Spain Kepa Arrizabalaga.
    (Daily Express)


  • Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has revealed he does not know when forward Christian Pulisic will be able to return to action after a thigh injury.
    (Daily Star)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF
  • Gareth Southgate's waistcoat has given him a huge cash windfall - documents show the England manager banked £200,000 through image rights in the year of the World Cup where he donned the trademark look.
    (Sun)


  • Roberto Martinez isn't leaving Belgium any time soon after confirming he wants to stay on as manager of the national team after Euro 2020.
    (Daily Mail)




OTHER STUFF
  • Cristiano Ronaldo converted two penalties in a 3-0 win over Fiorentina to match a Juventus goalscoring record and bring up his latest milestone.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Daniel Maldini became the third generation of his family to play for AC Milan as he made his debut in their 1-1 draw with Verona on Sunday.
    (Daily Mail)




















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