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Football Rumours on Saturday 23rd March 2019

last updated Saturday 23rd March 2019, 8:53 AM


  • Arsenal have added Cagliari's Nicolo Barella and Milan's Franck Kessie to their transfer shortlist in a scramble to replace Juventus-bound Aaron Ramsey.

  • Tottenham are ready to offload right-backs Kieran Trippier and Serge Aurier this summer. Everton have renewed their interest in England defender Trippier, 28, who has two years left on his current deal and is worth around £20m.

  • Manchester United and Paris St-Germain are both willing to bid £70m for England and Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho.

  • Barcelona are willing to sell Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho if they receive offers of more than £90m, despite the 26-year-old wanting to stay at the La Liga club.

  • Juventus are preparing to offer Paulo Dybala and £44m for Liverpool's 26-year-old attacker Mohamed Salah in the summer.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United can sign Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for £50m in the summer. The German 29-year-old agreed to join Manchester United from Bayern Munich in 2013, but he instead went to Madrid in 2014.

  • Manchester United are preparing to tempt Napoli with a huge bid for Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 27.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Real Madrid have made bringing France and Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe, 20, to the club a priority.

  • Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is hoping to agree a new deal with the club despite interest from Paris St-Germain. The 29-year-old's current contract expires at the end of the season.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Real Madrid's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 26, says he is still one of the best in the world and accused the Spanish media of "wanting to kill me".

  • Benfica sporting director Rui Costa believes it will be difficult to keep Portuguese forward Joao Felix at the club. Manchester United, Juventus and Liverpool are all interested in the 19-year-old.


  • Manchester United have opened talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's agent Jim Solbakken over the role as permanent boss after Solskjaer's brilliant start to life as caretaker manager.
    (Daily Star)

  • Derby manager Frank Lampard's long-term future at the Championship club is in doubt, with owner Mel Morris looking to reduce costs before he sells the club.

  • Gary Rowett has said Birmingham City are in danger of being relegated after their nine-point deduction.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Pete Wild has been appointed as Oldham Athletic head coach until the end of the season following Paul Scholes' resignation.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Oldham owner Abdallah Lemsagam has denied interfering with team selection and would be open to Paul Scholes returning.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Raheem Sterling scored his first England hat-trick as they kicked off their European Qualifiers with a 5-0 thrashing of the Czech Republic at Wembley.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal defender Stephan Lichtsteiner says he is unsure if he will still be at the club next summer, despite the 35-year-old Swiss holding talks over a new contact.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Paul Gascoigne has revealed he will play for the Spurs Legends team at the new stadium’s second test event next week.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Burnley striker Jonathan Walters has announced his immediate retirement, citing ongoing Achilles tendon issues.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United have hit a wall in their contract talks with Ander Herrera and Spanish forward Juan Mata, 30. Both want big pay rises to stay at Old Trafford, which United are unwilling to meet.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Chelsea have still not told Willian whether they want him to sign a new deal - despite being about to enter the final year of his contract.

  • Birmingham City have been handed an immediate nine-point deduction by the EFL for breaching Profitability and Sustainability rules.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Aston Villa, Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday are among the clubs who now face sanctions for breaches of financial regulations after Birmingham City were slapped with a nine-point deduction.

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