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Football Rumours on Sunday 14th May 2017

last updated Sunday 14th May 2017, 9:02 AM

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has decided to stay for another season and wants to sign Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez, 26, and Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson, 24.
    ( Independent )

  • United fear revelations about 35-year-old striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's lucrative contract could see transfer targets - such as Atletico Madrid's 26-year-old forward Antoine Griezmann - make exorbitant wage demands.
    ( Daily Star Sunday )

  • Atletico Madrid want United to meet keeper Jan Oblak's £85m buy-out clause if they want to sign the 24-year-old keeper. This means the Old Trafford club could switch their attentions to Inter Milan stopper Samir Handanovic, 32.
    ( Sunday Express )

  • Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 20, who could be one of a dozen players to leave the club this summer as part of manager Pep Guardiola's squad overhaul.
    ( Mail on Sunday )

  • Everton have made a £10m bid for Sunderland's 23-year-old goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
    ( Sunday Mirror )

  • The Toffees have also agreed personal terms to sign 21-year-old Malaga striker Sandro, who was also a target for Atletico Madrid and Sevilla.
    ( Sunday Times )

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger says the way he was treated at Manchester United was "not right". The 32-year-old midfielder left United for MLS side Chicago Fire in March.
    ( ESPN )

  • Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez is keen to sign Leicester's 33-year-old centre-back Wes Morgan.
    ( Sun on Sunday )

  • Real Madrid defender Pepe, 34, will leave Real at the end of the season, with Serie A his most likely destination.
    ( Marca )

  • Bournemouth are preparing a £10m bid for Liverpool's 19-year-old defender Joe Gomez.
    ( Sun on Sunday )

  • Barca have lined up Benfica's 23-year-old right-back Nelson Semedo as an alternative transfer target to Arsenal's 22-year-old Hector Bellerin.
    ( O Jogo )

  • Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele, 19, has been linked with Barcelona and Real Madrid but would not choose the latter club as he does not want to play with Cristiano Ronaldo, 32.
    ( Sunday Express )

  • Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce will not be granted transfer funds, and must sell players to raise cash for new players.
    (Sunday Telegraph)


  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has distanced himself from speculation linking him with Barca - whose boss Luis Enrique is leaving at the end of the season.
    ( Mail on Sunday )

  • Steve Agnew says he does not know whether he will be Middlesbrough manager next season, adding he has not spoken to chairman Steve Gibson since relegation was confirmed on Monday.
    ( Evening Gazette )

  • Former Paris St-Germain boss Laurent Blanc has turned down offers from Sevilla and Las Palmas as he holds out for an offer from Barcelona.
    ( Le Parisien )

  • Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is set to sign a contract extension.
    ( Marca )

  • Antonio Conte has vowed to stay as Chelsea manager and will turn down an offer to take over at Serie A club Inter Milan.
    ( Sunday Mirror )

  • The Blues are confident Conte will commit to a new contract that will make him the highest-paid manager in the club's history.
    ( Sunday Telegraph )

  • Conte will also be given more influence over the club's recruitment strategy - with owner Roman Abramovich set to fund £200m of spending this summer.


  • Torino's president has said he "didn't expect so many mistakes from an England international" but nonetheless insisted the club were happy with goalkeeper Joe Hart, 30, who is on loan from Manchester City.

  • Manchester United stand to lose a third of the value of their yearly sponsorship deal with Adidas - £22.5m - if they fail to beat Ajax in the Europa League final.
    (Sunday Times)

  • Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi borrowed a reporter's camera to snap some shots of his team's title celebrations at West Brom on Friday.

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