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Football Rumours on Saturday 24th August 2019

last updated Saturday 24th August 2019, 8:50 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • The father and agent of Arsenal's 27-year-old centre-back Shkodran Mustafi admits he is working on a move away from the club.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Real Sociedad are trying to sign Arsenal's Spanish full-back Nacho Monreal, 33.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • Tottenham will consider selling midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, if a bid of at least £50m comes in.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham may have a chance of signing forward Paulo Dybala, 25, in January if he remains at Juventus.
    (Football.London)


  • Real Madrid remain interested but are seeking assurances from Paris St-Germain over 27-year-old Brazilian forward Neymar's injury-prone metatarsal.
    (Marca)


  • But some reports claim Real Madrid and Barcelona are put off by Neymar's high wage demands.
    (AS)


  • Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk, 28, is expected to sign a new contract with the Reds which will double his wages to £250,000 a week.
    (90min)


  • Manchester United are hopeful of selling forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, before the European transfer windows closes.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Manchester United players want striker Marcus Rashford, 21, to take penalties after midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, had a spot-kick saved against Wolves.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Juventus are said to be open to the idea of letting Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 29, leave the club during the current transfer window.
    (Calciomercato)


  • Bayern Munich are set to replace Renato Sanches, who has joined Lille, with 22-year-old Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca.
    (L'Equipe)


  • Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane does not expect 32-year-old goalkeeper Keylor Navas to leave the club, despite the Costa Rican being linked with Paris St-Germain.
    (Marca)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Burnley manager Sean Dyche says winger Dwight McNeil, 19, will outgrow the club at some stage.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has been dealt a blow with Arnaut Danjuma set to miss up to six weeks of action.
    (Sun)


  • Former Bolton captain Kevin Nolan is interested in returning to the crisis club as manager.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has refused to put a timescale on the return of keeper Alisson.
    (Daily Star)


  • Henrik Larsson has quit as manager of Helsingborg, with the Swedish club saying he had been subjected to verbal abuse that made his situation "unsustainable".
    (Sky Sports)


  • UEFA have ordered Rangers to close a section of Ibrox for their Europa League home game against Legia Warsaw because of sectarian chants.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF
  • Ashley Williams has joined Bristol City on a short-term contract, just days after the Wales captain was left out of Ryan Giggs' squad to face Azerbaijan and Belarus.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF
  • Bury owner Steve Dale has accepted a takeover offer from London-based consortium C&N Sporting Risk.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Crystal Palace are negotiating a new deal with Belgian striker Christian Benteke, 28.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Manchester City winger Leroy Sane, 23, could return to action this season despite an anterior cruciate knee injury suffered at the Community Shield.
    (Sun)


  • The American investors close to taking control of Sunderland are thought to have recognised the potential of the club from the Netflix documentary that followed their struggles in 2017/18. Neymar has demanded Barcelona and Real Madrid offer him a five-year contract worth £32m net a year.
    (Times)




















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