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Football Rumours on Saturday 31st August 2019

last updated Saturday 31st August 2019, 9:40 AM


  • Arsenal have confirmed defender Nacho Monreal has joined Spanish club Real Sociedad on a permanent deal.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Arsenal and Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny, 27, has flown to Turkey to complete a season-long loan move to Besiktas.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Paris St-Germain have identified Tottenham's Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, and Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 25, as two players who could replace Neymar if he moves.
    (Le Parisien)

  • Former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente, 34, now a free agent, has agreed a two-year deal with Serie A side Napoli.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has said he will let Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, leave in the next transfer window - if the Arsenal and Everton target's valuation is met.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Parma have agreed a deal to sign Manchester United's Italian full-back Matteo Darmian, 29, for £1.4m.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Neymar, 27, has made it known to Paris St-Germain he is willing to knuckle down and mend relationships if the Brazil forward does not get a move to Barcelona or Real Madrid before the summer window.

  • Meanwhile, Paris St-Germain sporting director Leonardo has said the French champions are no nearer to finding an agreement with Barcelona for the transfer of Neymar.

  • Manchester United want a "clinical" striker as well as Borussia Dortmund and England forward Jadon Sancho, 19, after the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Atletico Madrid are negotiating a deal to sign Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 26, on loan from Inter Milan with the option to buy for 70m euros (£63m).

  • Real Madrid have agreed to sell Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas, 32, to Paris St-Germain, on the condition that French keeper Alphonse Areola, 26, heads in the opposite direction on loan.
    (Daily Star)

  • Sporting Lisbon's 24-year-old midfielder Bruno Fernandes, who was linked with Manchester United and Tottenham in the summer, will finally land his big move by signing for Real Madrid for £63m.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Arsenal boss Unai Emery has said the door is open for Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 30, to regain his status as a Gunners superstar, having not featured for the first team this season.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Mauricio Pochettino has reiterated his commitment lies with Tottenham after revealing he has turned down plenty of job offers.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Bolton caretaker manager Jimmy Phillips hopes to sign four players before Saturday's Sky Bet League One game at Gillingham.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Leicester midfielder Hamza Choudhury has signed a new contract until 2023.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Newcastle's Matt Ritchie has been ruled out for at least two months with ankle ligament damage after being forced off in Wednesday's defeat to Leicester.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is furious at the club's hierarchy for failing to sign Manchester United's 26-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba.

  • Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said he is tired of the talk surrounding Neymar's on-off transfer to the Catalan club.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic scored for the fifth game in succession as 10-man Fulham held Cardiff to a 1-1 draw at the Cardiff City Stadium on Friday evening.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Romelu Lukaku has told Gary Neville not to 'question' his professionalism after the former Manchester United defender criticised the striker.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Artur Boruc is set to be dropped from Bournemouth's squad on Saturday after he was spotted among Legia Warsaw ultras at Rangers without Eddie Howe's permission.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Alexis Sanchez reportedly decided to leave Manchester United after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told him he would only play in Europa League and cup games this season.

  • Liverpool and Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri, 27, has been told he still has a role to play at Anfield after failing to make a Premier League appearance so far this season.

  • Mauro Icardi is suing Inter Milan for refusing him permission to train with the club, according to reports in Italy.

  • Juventus and Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini will have surgery on his right knee after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in training.
    (Sky Sports)

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