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Football Rumours on Sunday 14th March 2021

last updated Sunday 14th March 2021, 9:19 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Tottenham are looking at a move for Southampton centre-back Jannik Vestergaard, with the 28-year-old Denmark defender's contract with the south coast club running until summer 2022.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Manchester United have added Burnley's Nick Pope to their summer transfer list, although they could face competition from Tottenham Hotspur for the 28-year-old England keeper.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)


  • Manchester United's Paul Pogba is on Paris St-Germain's list of transfer targets and the Ligue 1 club have made contact with the 27-year-old France midfielder's agent.
    (Foot Mercato)


  • Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum's contract with the club runs out in the summer and a deal taking the 30-year-old Netherlands player to Barcelona is "95% done".
    (Football Insider)


  • Barcelona want to sell Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 28, so they can pay Liverpool the remaining debt from his 2018 transfer.
    (Sport)


  • Liverpool are inviting offers for Champions League hero Divock Origi, who is the club's second longest-serving player after Jordan Henderson.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Chelsea and Manchester City could enter the fray for Austria defender David Alaba, whose contract at Bayern Munich ends in the summer, as the 28-year-old's wage demands might prove beyond Barcelona and Real Madrid.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)


  • Leeds United are interested in a move for 30-year-old Dutch left-back Patrick van Aanholt, whose contract with Crystal Palace runs out in the summer.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • French defender Malang Sarr, 22, is targeting winning a place in the Chelsea first-team when he returns to the club from his season-long loan at Porto.
    (L'Equipe)


  • Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo says it is "natural there are rumours" about Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo's future at the club after their Champions League exit but that the 36-year-old has "always done well" for the Serie A side.
    (Football Italia)


  • Ronaldo, who has been linked with a return to Real Madrid, says his focus is on finishing the season strongly with Juventus.
    (Mail on Sunday)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Sheffield United will not replace Chris Wilder permanently this season, with Paul Heckingbottom and Jason Tindall in temporary charge.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Manchester United are set to give manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer a new deal, with his current contract due to enter its final year later this month.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Solskjaer will hold a transfer summit with Manchester United's new technical team - with Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 34, France forward Anthony Martial, 25, and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 30, all facing the chop.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Roy Keane wants the Celtic manager's job. The former Republic of Ireland assistant manager finished his playing career at the club.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Jurgen Klopp has blocked Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez from going to the Euros this summer.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Thomas Tuchel has come up with a clever 'secret' trick to fool the opponents of Chelsea - asking his players to use code words when they attack.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Barcelona are not planning to remove manager Ronald Koeman after Joan Laporta became the club's president for a second time.
    (Sport)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Marcus Rashford is hopeful of being fit for England but Patrick Bamford could miss out on a call-up to add to Gareth Southgate's lengthy attacking injury list.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Steve Clarke is braced for Austria asking UEFA to move their World Cup qualifier away from Hampden.
    (Daily Record)




















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