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Football Rumours on Saturday 24th March 2018

last updated Saturday 24th March 2018, 8:37 AM



  • Fulham's 17-year-old winger Ryan Sessegnon could reject moves to big Premier League clubs if they gain promotion from the Championship this season.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester City and Manchester United will both try to sign Neymar if the 26-year-old Brazil international decides to leave Paris St-Germain. Real Madrid are also interested and Neymar has not ruled out any options, but PSG remain keen to keep hold of him.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • Gareth Bale will leave Real Madrid to join Manchester United this summer if Zinedine Zidane stays in charge of the Bernabeu club.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • But Real Madrid forward Bale has been told by Wales manager and ex-Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs to stay at the Spanish club rather than move back to the Premier League.
    (Daily Express)


  • Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford, 20, has emerged as a potential target for Real Madrid this summer.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Real Madrid made an approach for Roma's 32-year-old Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko in the January transfer window.
    (Marca)


  • Manchester City and Manchester United also want to sign Bayern Munich's 29-year-old German centre-back Jerome Boateng.
    (Sun)


  • West Ham forward Manuel Lanzini, 25, has played down a move away from the club by saying he is "very happy" with the London Stadium outfit.
    (West Ham website)


  • Newcastle's on-loan Slovakian goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, 29, will sign a permanent deal if they avoid relegation.
    (Northern Echo)


  • Manchester United are considering a ¬£40m bid for Bayern Munich's 27-year-old Brazil winger Douglas Costa, who is on loan at Juventus.
    (Daily Mirror)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF


  • New Oxford United manager Karl Robinson says he left Charlton for "personal reasons" on Thursday.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester United's summer bid for Gareth Bale is in jeopardy because of Jose Mourinho's treatment of Luke Shaw, who shares the same agency as the Welshman.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Reading have appointed Paul Clement as their new manager. The Royals parted company with Jaap Stam earlier in the week and have turned to Clement to lead them away from relegation danger.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Everton manager Sam Allardyce says he has always admired Jack Wilshere and has noticed a drastic improvement in the midfielder's physique in recent months.
    (Daily Mirror)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF


  • Ryan Giggs has told Gareth Bale it is in his best interest to stay at Real Madrid, despite his temptation to return to the Premier League.
    (Daily Express)


  • Ninety England fans were arrested in Amsterdam on Friday after trouble ahead of the friendly against Holland.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Belgium manager Roberto Martinez does not believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's use of forward Eden Hazard in a false nine position is getting the best out of the 27-year-old.
    (Daily Express)


  • Andrea Pirlo will be part of the Italy national side's coaching staff if either Carlo Ancelotti or Antonio Conte are named as manager this summer.
    (Daily Mail)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Developers have lodged plans with Brent Council to remove Wembley Stadium's pedestrian bridge ahead of the semi-finals and final of Euro 2020 due to lack of architectural merit and development possibilities.
    (Times)


  • The Premier League will test VAR at every match next season and plans to introduce use of the technology in full for 2019-20.
    (Times)






















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