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Football Rumours on Saturday 10th July 2021

last updated Saturday 10th July 2021, 9:04 AM


  • Arsenal have increased their offer for Brighton defender Ben White and made a third bid of £48m plus £6m in potential add-ons for the 23-year-old England international.
    (Daily Star)

  • Tottenham have joined Arsenal, PSG and Atletico Madrid in showing an interest in Lyon and France midfielder Houssem Aouar, 23.
    (Le10 Sport)

  • Manchester United lead Chelsea and neighbours Manchester City in the race sign England striker Harry Kane, 27, with Tottenham asking for £100m plus two of the Red Devils' first-team players.
    (Football Insider)

  • Manchester City have made contact with France forward Antoine Griezmann, 30, about a potential move from Barcelona.

  • West Ham are in talks with Paris St-Germain about signing 28-year-old France goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, who featured for Fulham on loan last season.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Austria striker Marko Arnautovic's move to Bologna from Shanghai SIPG has stalled, with the former West Ham and Stoke City player locked in a dispute about the terms of his release from the Chinese club.

  • Liverpool are leading the race to sign Atletico's Madrid's star midfielder Saul Niguez this summer.
    (Daily Star)

  • Napoli and Roma are interested in signing Italy defender Emerson Palmieri, 26, from Chelsea - but not for the €20m (£17m) asking price for a player whose contract runs out in June 2022.

  • Defender Kurt Zouma is expected to leave Chelsea this summer, with Everton, Tottenham and Jose Mourinho's Roma all interested in the 26-year-old Frenchman, who has already turned down an approach from Wolves.
    (Telefoot on Twitter)

  • Newcastle United, Tottenham, Wolves and Southampton are preparing bids for Schalke's 20-year-old US striker Matthew Hoppe.

  • Sampdoria are determined to keep a hold of Denmark forward Mikkel Damsgaard for at least another season, with Liverpool and Tottenham as well as Juventus and Barcelona among a host of clubs interested in the 21-year-old.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Spanish goalkeeper Kiko Casilla, 34, wants to leave Leeds United to join La Liga side Elche because of a lack of game time at Elland Road.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester United are said to be "very tempted" to try to sign Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti, with Arsenal also linked with the 27-year-old France international.
    (El Gol)

  • Leicester City are also close to signing free agent Ryan Bertrand. The 31-year-old full-back did not renew his contract at Southampton.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Barcelona and Tottenham have joined Manchester United in being linked with 23-year-old Argentina defender Cristian Romero, who is on loan at Atalanta from Juventus. Atalanta have an option to buy Romero for about £14m and could cash in with an asking price of about £51m.

  • Tottenham and Manchester United have an eye on Lyon's 25-year-old Denmark defender Joachim Andersen, who spent last season on loan at Fulham.

  • Liverpool defender Ben Davies, 25, does not want to leave the club despite links with Celtic and Bournemouth.
    (Daily Mail)

  • xFormer Manchester City, West Ham and Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez, 37, who left Boca Juniors in his native Argentina earlier in July, has said he wants to finish his career in the United States and has already had three offers.
    (ESPN Deportes)


  • England boss Gareth Southgate says the Euro 2020 final against Italy is a contest between the two best teams at the tournament.
    (Sky Sports))

  • Phil Foden fears he could be left as the only blonde bombshell in the squad if England become kings of Europe. He says "I've told them, but I'm feeling they are not going to do it.
    (Daily Star)

  • Roberto Mancini's Italy squad has been rocked by coronavirus fears after three members of media staff at the team's HQ returned positive tests ahead of Sunday's showdown at Wembley.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Arsenal's England Under-21 midfielder Emile Smith Rowe, 20, who was the subject of two failed bids from Aston Villa, is set to sign a new five-year deal with the Gunners.
    (Birmingham Mail)

  • Tottenham's managing director of football Fabio Paratici has made a new long-term contract for South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 29, one of his top priorities.

  • Arsenal offered Sergio Ramos a £15m-per-year deal before the Real Madrid and Spanish defender decided to join PSG.
    (Daily Star)

  • Former England and Ipswich striker Paul Mariner has died at the age of 68.
    (Sky Sports))

  • Long-term injured defenders Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez will join the squad at Liverpool's training camp in Austria on Monday.
    (Sky Sports)

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