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Football Rumours on Sunday 16th February 2020

last updated Sunday 16th February 2020, 8:55 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney is a target for Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers, who managed the 22-year-old Scotland international during his time in charge at Celtic.
    (90min)


  • Juventus plan to offer Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 29, and France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 24, to Manchester United as part of a £125m package to try to bring 26-year-old France international Paul Pogba back to the club.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, says he has held talks with Juventus about the midfielder and it would not be "impossible" for him to leave Manchester United in the summer.
    (Sunday Telegraph)


  • Real Madrid will launch an all-out assault to land £180m-rated Raheem Sterling in the wake of Manchester City's two-year Euro ban, and Juventus will ramp up their bid to lure City boss Pep Guardiola to Italy.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Manchester United want to sell Pogba for £100m before Euro 2020 to raise funds to sign their transfer targets.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Tottenham could have signed £80m-rated Aston Villa and England midfielder Jack Grealish, 24, for £6m 18 months ago, but chairman Daniel Levy turned the deal down.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has hinted that the club are willing to improve Grealish's wages in a bid to persuade him to stay, and fend of interest from Manchester United.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Chelsea are planning a £23m summer move for Inter Milan's Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino, 28.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte is interested in signing Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 30.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Inter Milan will let Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 22, join Barcelona if they get France forward Antoine Griezmann, 28, in return.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, with the Reds set to meet the £48m release clause for the 23-year-old Germany international.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Manchester United are interested in three English signings - midfielder Todd Cantwell, 21, and right-back Max Aarons, 20, from Norwich City as well as midfielder Declan Rice, 21, from West Ham.
    (Mail on Sunday)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is in pole position to replace Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola if the Spaniard decides to leave the club.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's future is in doubt after he failed to sign three top targets in the January transfer window.
    (Star on Sunday)


  • Former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri is the leading candidate to take over at Manchester United if they decide to sack manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
    (Mail on Sunday)




OTHER STUFF
  • Manchester City players were asked to attend a meeting with chief executive Ferran Soriano on Saturday - the request coming within an hour of the club being banned from the Champions League for two years.
    (Sunday Telegraph)


  • Manchester City's stars could walk away as free agents because the club have fundamentally breached their contracts, according to sports lawyer John Mehrzad.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • David Beckham has signed a £180m deal with Qatar to become sponsors of his new MLS franchise Inter Miami.
    (Sun on Sunday)




















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