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Football Rumours on Sunday 11th September 2016

last updated Sunday 11th September 2016, 9:01 AM

  • Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wants the club to sanction a world-record bid for Atletico Madrid's France striker Antoine Griezmann, 25, next summer.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea will sell midfielder Cesc Fabregas when the transfer window reopens in January, with Juventus and Inter Milan believed to be possible destinations for the 29-year-old Spaniard.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Everton will bid for Watford captain Troy Deeney, 28, in the January transfer window after missing out on summer targets Moussa Sissoka, 27, and Lucas Perez, 28, who opted for London clubs.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Lyon's France striker Alexandre Lacazette, who was tipped to join Arsenal this summer, could yet move to Emirates Stadium after demanding a "reasonable" release clause in the 25-year-old's new contract at the French club.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Liverpool and Tottenham target Max Meyer - who shone as an attacking midfielder for Germany Under-23s as they won silver at the Rio 2016 Olympics - says he is happy to stay at Schalke. The 20-year-old has two years left on his contract at the German club and said he "would not leave through the back door".

  • Juventus have joined Liverpool in the race to sign highly rated Germany Under-21 midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud, 20, from Borussia Monchengladbach.
    ( Calciomercato )


  • Arsenal are close to agreements on new contracts for Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, both 27.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Manchester United are ready to hand Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, a new contract that would keep the Swedish striker at the club until close to his 38th birthday.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • England Under-19 defender Reece Oxford - a £10m target for both Manchester United and Manchester City this summer - will sign new deal at West Ham.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Swansea's Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 27, says he could have moved to Everton in the summer - but he was happy to stay at the Liberty Stadium.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Chelsea target Kalidou Koulibaly is set to sign a new deal at Napoli with a £76m release clause. The Senegal defender, 25, was wanted by Blues manager Antonio Conte this summer, but the Italian side reportedly turned down a £42m bid.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea's 23-year-old striker Patrick Bamford - who is on loan at Burnley - decided against a move to Aston Villa because he wanted to keep playing in the Premier League, according to the Championship side's owner Tony Xia.
    (Daily Star Sunday)

  • Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson, 25, - who made his league debut on Saturday after joining on a season-long loan from Torino - has said he will get a permanent deal with the club if he makes 20 appearances this season.
    (BBC Radio Leeds)

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp knows Daniel Sturridge is unhappy with his lack of starts at Liverpool but says he has no issues with the 27-year-old England striker's wellbeing at Anfield.
    (Independent on Sunday)

  • Tottenham are hoping to raise £100m from sponsorship deals when they move into their new 61,000-seat stadium, due to open for the start of the 2018-19 season.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Manchester City are to press ahead with plans to extend Etihad Stadium next summer to a capacity of 61,000 - making it the second-largest club stadium in Britain.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Nottingham Forest are in talks with an American consortium over a potential £40m takeover, after ending negotiations with controversial Greek tycoon Evangelos Marinakis.
    (Sunday Telegraph)

  • Everton's new signing Ashley Williams proved he was a game changer at the age of 12 when he wrote to the makers of table football game Subbuteo asking them why his England team contained no black figures - and convinced them to start producing them.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Tottenham striker Harry Kane made light on Twitter of his reputation as a slow starter in the Premier League, saying it "felt weird" to score so early in the season after his goal capped a fine 4-0 win at Stoke for Spurs.

  • Trouble flared in Manchester's Northern Quarter after Saturday's derby, with fans attacked with glass bottles and street signs.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Rangers fans caused extensive damage to a toilet block at the away at Celtic Park after the first Old Firm league derby in Glasgow in four years.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • West Ham have threatened to issue life bans to fans found to have been involved in violent incidents that took place during the club's 4-2 defeat by Watford at the London Stadium on Saturday.
    ( Mail on Sunday )

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