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Football Rumours on Saturday 21st March 2020

last updated Saturday 21st March 2020, 9:33 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal retain an interest in Chris Smalling but are yet to make a bid for Manchester United's centre-half, who is currently on loan at Roma.
    (Daily Express)


  • Liverpool have been in negotiations for "some time" with Lille's 21-year-old France Under-21 midfielder Boubakary Soumare.
    (Sport)


  • Sassuolo winger Jeremie Boga, 23, could return to Chelsea because the Blues have a £12.8m buy-back clause in the Ivory Coast international's contract.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Juventus want to offer Chelsea Bosnia-Herzegovina midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 29, as part of a swap deal for 28-year-old Italy midfielder Jorginho.
    (Sun)


  • Chelsea are set to beat West Ham to the signing of Estoril's Portuguese wonderkid Chiquinho.
    (Sun)


  • Juventus are prepared to offer Miralem Pjanic to Chelsea in a bid to lure Jorginho back to Serie A.
    (Sun)


  • Barcelona and Real Madrid could move for 27-year-old Austria defender David Alaba, who is unsure about extending his contract with Bayern Munich.
    (Bild)


  • Manchester United are drawing up plans to sign Atletico Madrid's France midfielder Thomas Lemar in the summer.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Premier League clubs hope football's coronavirus crisis will help them sign lower-league talent on the cheap.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Luka Jovic will be offered to Tottenham and Chelsea this summer after upsetting Real Madrid by leaving self-isolation to return to Serbia.
    (Daily Star)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Zinedine Zidane will remain Real Madrid head coach next season, according to reports in Spain.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF
  • The Premier League is again investigating playing games behind closed doors amid the coronavirus crisis in order to complete the season.
    (Independent)


  • Manchester United are in talks with midfielder Nemanja Matic, 31, over a new two-year deal worth £140,000-a-week after triggering a clause to extend the Serb's contract by a year.
    (Sun)


  • Crystal Palace's Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 27, has offered free use of 50 properties to NHS staff who are battling the coronavirus outbreak in central London hospitals.
    (Times)


  • West Brom striker Charlie Austin has urged people not to take coronavirus lightly after testing positive. The English 30-year-old suspects he contracted it at the Cheltenham Festival.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Chelsea forward Willian, 31, has asked the club's permission to return to his native Brazil in order to be with his family.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Leading Championship clubs are considering a plan to cap player wages at £6,000 a week because of the suspension of the football season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • On-loan Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo, 30, earns £8,000 per goal and £9,000 for every win on top of his £180,000-a-week wages at Old Trafford.
    (Sun)


  • Football agencies will lose fortunes in owed fees and face going out of business as the coronavirus crisis continues to rip through the sporting community.
    (Daily Mail)


  • A number of clubs have stepped up the monitoring of players during football's break by sending them tracking devices to wear.
    (Daily Mail)


  • West Brom have clarified Charlie Austin has not tested positive for the coronavirus after he reported commonly associated symptoms.
    (Sky Sports)




















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