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Football Rumours on Sunday 1st December 2019

last updated Sunday 01st December 2019, 9:41 AM


  • Real Madrid are planning a £70m bid for Arsenal's Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 30, with Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez, 28, included as part of the deal.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)

  • Tottenham and Liverpool are ready to battle to sign Lyon and Holland midfielder Memphis Depay, 25.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea are keeping tabs on Zaha and Borussia Dortmund's England winger Jadon Sancho, 19, as they initiate plans to bolster their wing options.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Spain's 31-year-old striker Diego Costa, who joined Atletico Madrid from Chelsea in 2018, will join Flamengo in a £25m deal.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Manchester City are targeting Leicester and Turkey defender Caglar Soyuncu, 23.
    (Sunday Times)

  • Former Manchester United and West Ham striker Javier Hernandez would be open to a move to the MLS. The 31-year-old Mexico international joined Sevilla in September.
    (LA Times)

  • Sheffield United will move for former England goalkeeper Ben Foster, 36, if Watford are relegated at the end of the season.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Aston Villa are ready to sell Ivorian striker Jonathan Kodjia, 30, in January.
    (Football Insider)

  • Inter are preparing to make a move for Atalanta's Swedish midfielder Dejan Kulusevski, who is on loan at Parma this season. The 19-year-old has been linked with Manchester United and Arsenal.
    (Inside Futbol)

  • Celtic plan talks with Israel midfielder Nir Bitton to ensure he does not run down his contract. The 28-year-old has been linked with Burnley.
    (Glasgow Evening Times)

  • Arsenal caretaker Freddie Ljungberg says it is a "great honour" to lead the club following Unai Emery's departure - but has played down talk of taking the job full-time.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Former Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker will work alongside interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg on a short-term basis.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Arsenal may wait until the summer to land their top managerial target Brendan Rodgers, but the Leicester boss regards the Gunners post as his dream job.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)

  • Manchester City assistant boss Mikel Arteta is the man Arsenal want to replace Unai Emery.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • West Ham are monitoring Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg as a potential replacement for Manuel Pellegrini.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)

  • Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, linked with Manchester United and Arsenal, would have to repay his £12.5m pay-off if he takes another Premier League job this season.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is expecting another transfer window of interest in Ivorian forward Wilfried Zaha, 27, in January.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Pochettino has been advised not to jump straight back into management at Arsenal by friends who believe he should wait for a better job.
    (Sunday Telegraph)

  • Watford have called a meeting for Sunday in which manager Quique Sanchez Flores will be sacked for a second time.
    (The Athletic)

  • Jose Mourinho was offered £12m by Real Madrid to not take another managerial job and wait for Zinedine Zidane to be sacked before he joined Tottenham.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Everton want Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe, a boyhood Toffees fan, to succeed under-fire manager Marco Silva.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Frank Lampard challenged the character of his Chelsea stars after they crashed to defeat and failed to concede a single foul against West Ham.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Everton would put former Toffees striker Duncan Ferguson temporarily in charge if Silva is sacked before Wednesday's Merseyside derby.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, 25, insists the Everton players are right behind manager Marco Silva and do not want to see him sacked.

  • England, who were drawn in Group D in Euro 2020, will play their opening match at Wembley against Croatia on June 14. England will also play Czech Republic as well as the winners of the play-off C path, which could end up being Scotland.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Wales were placed in Group A in Euro 2020 and will come up against Italy, Turkey and Switzerland.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Arsenal youngster Tyreece John-Jules trained with the senior side for the first time this season in an indication that Freddie Ljungberg will give the youth a chance.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Paris St-Germain have yet to offer a new contract to France forward Kylian Mbappe, 20.

  • Chelsea's USA midfielder Christian Pulisic, 21, has admitted he "wore a Chelsea jersey around the house all the time" during pre-season while itching to begin the next chapter of his career in west London.

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