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Football Rumours on Monday 7th September 2020

last updated Monday 07th September 2020, 9:35 AM


  • Scotland winger Ryan Fraser, 26, has agreed to join Newcastle United after leaving Bournemouth in the summer and is set to have a medical on Monday.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has spoken to England winger Jadon Sancho, 20, about joining the club from Borussia Dortmund this summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • Despite Gareth Bale's desire to leave Real Madrid, the club has still not received any bids for the Wales forward, with the 31-year-old's reluctance to take a pay cut putting off potential suitors.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Leicester City are not willing to pay Saint-Etienne's £27m asking price for defender Wesley Fofana but are keen to negotiate a deal closer to £18m for the 19-year-old Frenchman.
    (Daily Mail)

  • West Ham United will have to almost double their opening bid of £27m to stand any chance of signing Burnley centre-half James Tarkowski, 27.

  • Tarkowski says he wants to play Champions League football "if the opportunities came" and hopes to get back in the England squad.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Crystal Palace have enquired about the availability of Fluminense forward Evanilson, 20.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Sheffield United are finalising the £11m signing of Derby County's English full-backs Jayden Bogle, 20, and Max Lowe, 23, and will also swap Republic of Ireland striker Callum Robinson, 25, for West Bromwich Albion's Scotland winger Oliver Burke, 23.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Liverpool's former England Under-21 winger Sheyi Ojo, 23, looks set to join Championship side Cardiff City on loan, despite interest from Nottingham Forest.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Newcastle have been asked to be kept informed of Liverpool's plans for Rhian Brewster and are interested in Eddie Nketiah if Arsenal want to send him out on loan again.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Watford forward Gerard Deulofeu is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a serious knee injury and is a target for AC Milan, Napoli and Sevilla on a loan with an option to buy.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Bournemouth full-back Adam Smith is being considered by West Ham manager David Moyes as he looks to bolster his defence.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Bayer Leverkusen are surprise contenders for Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Manchester City and West Ham have sent scouts to Whyteleafe FC in Croydon to watch non-league teenager Courtney Clarke.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Chelsea are pressing forward with a bid to try and sign Edouard Mendy from Rennes this week.
    (Daily Express)

  • Celtic have asked Charlton Athletic to name their price for Alfie Doughty - as they prepare to try again for Paris Saint-Germain's Mitchel Bakker.
    (Daily Record)

  • AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 21, has demanded a new contract worth 10m euros per season amid interest from Chelsea in the Italy international.
    (Corriere della Sera)

  • New Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has told the club he wants to keep Philippe Coutinho this season rather than send the Brazil playmaker, 28, back out on loan.

  • Barca forward Luis Suarez, 33, is due to sit a language test on Monday in a bid to obtain Italian citizenship, allowing the Uruguay striker to complete a move to Juventus.

  • Real Madrid are planning a £261m squad overhaul and are keen to bring in Borussia Dortmund's Norway forward Erling Haaland, 20, and Paris St-Germain's France striker Kylian Mbappe, 21.
    (ABC Spain)

  • Roma have joined the race to sign Lyon and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 26.

  • Bosnia-Herzegovina striker Edin Dzeko, 34, has asked to leave Roma and join Juventus.
    (Corriere dello Sport)

  • Barcelona are preparing a final offer for Inter Milan's Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 23.


  • Gareth Southgate is considering seven changes to his starting line-up when England face Denmark, with Jack Grealish in contention to play on Tuesday night.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • England manager Gareth Southgate is considering switching to a three-man defence for Tuesday night's Nations League game against Denmark.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Kyle Walker will escape being fined his England match fee, despite seeing red in Saturday's 1-0 win in Iceland.
    (Daily Star)

  • Scotland have been warned the Czech Republic's 'shadow squad' will be out to grab their international chance in Olomouc on Monday night.
    (Scottish Sun)

  • Wales 1-0 Bulgaria: Unlikely hero Neco Williams scores last-gasp winner on his home debut as Ryan Giggs' men leave it late AGAIN to extend perfect start to Nations League campaign.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Republic of Ireland 0-1 Finland: Republic suffer shock defeat in Stephen Kenny's first home match in charge as substitute Fredrik Jensen scores just seconds after coming on at the Aviva Stadium.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Mesut Ozil has been thrown an unlikely Arsenal lifeline and may be in contention to play in the Premier League opener against Fulham after playing his first game in six months for the club.

  • Premier League clubs have been told they will be forced to fulfil fixtures in the event of Covid-19 outbreaks among their squads this season.
    (Daily Mail)

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