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Football Rumours on Saturday 31st July 2021

last updated Saturday 31st July 2021, 9:05 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal have signed England defender Ben White from Brighton in a £50m deal.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal are preparing to offer midfielder Granit Xhaka, 28, a new contract after the Swiss international was linked with a move to Roma.
    (Athletic)


  • Arsenal are claimed to have had their interest in Watford keeper Daniel Bachmann rejected by the Hornets.
    (Daily Express)


  • Tottenham have offered Atalanta £43m for Argentina defender Cristian Romero, 23, and the Italian side are open to a deal if they can have more time to secure a replacement.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham have considered making a move for 29-year-old Nigeria striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo, better known as Simy, who scored 20 Serie A goals for Crotone as they were relegated last season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Aston Villa are to offer midfielder Jack Grealish, 25, a new contract worth £200,000 a week to try to keep him at the club and stop him moving to Manchester City, who have made a £100m bid for the England international.
    (Daily Star)


  • Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, 28, who has been heavily linked with a move to Paris St-Germain, can see a long-term future at Old Trafford, but the Frenchman may not sign a contract extension with the Red Devils this summer.
    (Sky Sports)


  • PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino says the club are "working away quietly" in the transfer market but would not be drawn on naming Pogba as a target for the club.
    (Le Parisien)


  • Free agent Jerome Boateng wants to sign for 'dream' club Man Utd after leaving Bayern Munich.
    (Daily Star)


  • Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez says he is unsure whether he will be staying at Everton but the 30-year-old has ruled out a return to Real Madrid.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Borussia Monchengladbach and Germany midfielder Florian Neuhaus, 24, remains a target for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, but the Reds will not be able to meet his price tag of around £34m.
    (Sport1)


  • Liverpool have joined Juventus and Arsenal in the race to sign Euro 2020-winning Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli, 23, from Sassuolo.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Southampton have turned down a £25m offer from Aston Villa for their England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 26.
    (Athletic)


  • Chelsea are prepared to lower their asking price of £40m for 23-year-old English striker Tammy Abraham, who has attracted interest from Arsenal, West Ham and Aston Villa.
    (Sun)


  • Leeds have reportedly stepped up their interest in Adama Traore by offering Wolves £30m to sign the winger.
    (Sun)


  • Everton remain undecided about PSV Eindhoven's 25-year-old Dutch defender Denzel Dumfries.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Senior sources at Liverpool are not dismissing links with West Ham's 24-year-old English forward Jarrod Bowen.
    (Daily Star)


  • Leeds United are eyeing up a move for Huddersfield's Lewis O'Brien after missing out on Conor Gallagher, with the Chelsea youngster joining Crystal Palace on a season-long loan instead.
    (Daily Star)


  • Crystal Palace, Brentford and Watford have been linked with New Zealand midfielder Matthew Garbett, 19, who plays for Swedish club Falkenbergs.
    (Sun)


  • Japan international Kyogo Furuhashi has joined Celtic on a four-year deal from Vissel Kobe.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Real Madrid will open talks with Paris St-Germain in the coming weeks for a deal to sign France international striker Kylian Mbappe, 22, with his contract expiring next summer.
    (90min)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Swansea's managerial search has taken a twist after they made an official approach to MK Dons for Russell Martin.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce is set to be handed a new three-year deal.
    (Daily Star)


  • Arsenal are in advanced talks with Kevin Betsy over becoming their new Under-23s boss.
    (Sun)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Wales' World Cup qualifying clash with Belarus has been moved to a neutral venue in Russia.
    (Sky Sports)



OTHER STUFF

  • Alisson, Fabinho, Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson are all expected to follow Trent Alexander-Arnold and be offered new deals at Liverpool.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Manchester United have confirmed Marcus Rashford will undergo surgery imminently to resolve his shoulder injury.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Jack Grealish appears to have deleted historic tweets declaring support for Manchester United after news broke of a reported £100m bid from Manchester City.
    (Daily Star)


  • Former Swansea winger Nathan Dyer has announced his retirement from football at the age of 33.
    (Sky Sports)




















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