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Football Rumours on Sunday 15th May 2016

last updated Sunday 15th May 2016, 8:58 AM


  • Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson is set to become the centre of a tug of war this summer between Liverpool and Tottenham.
    ( Sunday Express )


  • Manchester United have been offered Real Madrid's Colombian forward James Rodriguez, 24, for £60m.
    ( Daily Star Sunday )


  • Incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is planning a double raid on Arsenal for England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 24, and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 27. Tottenham's England left-back Danny Rose, 25, is also wanted by the Spaniard.
    ( Sunday Mirror )


  • Manchester United and France striker Anthony Martial, 20, has been targeted by Paris St-Germain. The Ligue 1 champions are looking to replace Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, who is leaving in the summer.
    ( L'Equipe )


  • Arsenal are planning a surprise £20m move for Swansea and Wales captain Ashley Williams, who will be 32 in August.
    ( Sunday Express )


  • Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri wants to sign Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 26, to help his side defend their tile.
    ( Sun on Sunday )


  • The Foxes will also pay £23m for Sporting Lisbon's Algerian striker Islam Slimani, 27.
    ( A Bola )


  • Tottenham are eying a £20m move for Basel's Swiss 19-year-old striker Breel Embolo.
    ( Sun on Sunday )


  • Real Madrid are weighing up a move for Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, who has struggled in his second season at Stamford Bridge.
    ( Sun on Sunday )


  • Paris Saint-Germain have made an audacious approach for Manchester United hotshot Anthony Martial.
    ( Sun on Sunday )




  • MANAGER MOVEMENTS

  • Tim Sherwood is among the candidates to succeed Russell Slade as Cardiff boss.
    ( Sunday Mirror )


  • Louis van Gaal has privately been reassured he will still be in charge of Manchester United next season.
    ( Star on Sunday )


  • Everton have approached three-time Premier League winning manager Jose Mourinho about replacing Roberto Martinez at Goodison.
    ( Sunday Times )


  • Ex-Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez - currently at Newcastle - is interested in becoming Everton's new manager.
    ( Observer )


  • But former boss David Moyes could return to Goodison if Everton's move for former Ajax coach Frank de Boer fails.
    ( Sunday Express )


  • Ex-Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is in the frame to become the new Aston Villa boss.
    ( Daily Star Sunday )


  • Relegated Villa have also been linked with a big money move to tempt West Brom manager Tony Pulis.
    ( Sun on Sunday )


  • Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is to hold face-to-face talks with Rafa Benitez to try and convince the Spaniard to stay.
    ( Sunday Mirror )


  • But Rotherham manager Neil Warnock has emerged as a surprise candidate to replace Benitez.
    ( Sunday People)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • England could be blocked from hosting future World Cups, European Championships and Champions League finals by the Government if the Football Association continues to resist reform.
    ( Sunday Telegraph )


  • Newcastle winger Andros Townsend, 24, is likely to be named in Roy Hodgson's England squad for Euro 2016, edging out Arsenal forward Theo Walcott, 27.
    ( Mail on Sunday )


  • Belgium striker Christian Benteke, 25, has said he wants to stay at Liverpool, despite struggling since his £32.5m move from Aston Villa last summer.
    ( Liverpool Echo )


  • Manchester City and Argentina defender Pablo Zabaleta, 31, will have surgery on his injured ankle - ruling him out of this summer's Copa America.
    ( Manchester Evening News )


  • Former England midfielder Frank Lampard, 37, and interim manager Guus Hiddink could join John Terry back at Chelsea next season.
    ( Sunday Express )




  • AND FINALLY

  • A group of Sunderland fans have paid for a banner reading "Auf Wiedersehen Prem" to be flown over St James' Park during Newcastle's game against Tottenham on Sunday.
    ( Chronicle )


  • Ray Parlour recalls an eating competition at Arsenal in his autobiography and reveals 'Steve Bould won easily - he had nine dinners'.
    ( Observer )






















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