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Football Rumours on Sunday 20th August 2023

last updated Sunday 20th August 2023, 12:49 PM


  • Defender Eric Bailly could also depart, with Manchester United in talks with Fulham over a deal for the 29-year-old Ivory Coast defender.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Liverpool have cooled their interest in Fulham's Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha over the 28-year-old's £90m price tag.
    (Transfer Insider)

  • Arsenal left-back Nuno Tavares, 23, is exploring other options after a proposed move to Nottingham Forest became complicated.
    (Fabrizio Romano)

  • The Gunners have no intention of selling Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey, 30, amid interest from Saudi Pro League sides as well as Juventus and Fenerbahce.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Tottenham have held exploratory talks with Chelsea over a possible move for striker Romelu Lukaku according to reports in Italy.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea have made contact with advisors to £50m-rated United States and Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun, 22.

  • Crystal Palace are set to make a surprise move for Manchester United's England goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 26.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • West Ham United have had a bid for Ghana midfielder Mohammed Kudus, 23, rejected by Ajax.

  • However, West Ham have agreed a fee of about £19m including add-ons with Stuttgart for 25-year-old Greece defender Konstantinos Mavropanos.
    (Sky Sports)

  • The Hammers are interested in Manchester United's France forward Anthony Martial but are unlikely to be able to compete financially with clubs from Saudi Arabia who are also keen on the 27-year-old.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Negotiations between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal over a deal for left-back Nuno Tavares are "becoming complicated", according to reports.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Sheffield United are exploring a loan deal for AC Milan's 28-year-old Belgium striker, Divock Origi.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Celtic are now best-placed to re-sign Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney, 26, after Newcastle United ended their interest in the Scotland defender.
    (Football Insider)

  • Liverpool sent two club officials to Germany to find out more "detailed information" about Ryan Gravenberch as they consider a move for the Bayern Munich midfielder.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 25, will not leave Manchester United this summer as he wants to fight for the first-choice right-back spot at Old Trafford.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • But Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, 26, and English left-back Brandon Williams, 22, could both leave Manchester United and are not currently being considered for selection.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Manchester United have reportedly sent scouts to watch Norway's next big thing, 16-year-old midfielder Sverre Nypan who has already made 19 appearances in Rosenborg's senior team.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Leeds United plan to sell French goalkeeper Illan Meslier, 23, before the end of the summer transfer window.
    (Football Insider)

  • Sunderland are interested in signing 20-year-old England youth striker Jay Stansfield from Fulham.
    (Chronicle Live)

  • There is an agreement in principle for Portugal right-back Joao Cancelo, 29, to join Barcelona from Manchester City on an initial season-long loan.


  • Emile Heskey has landed a role with the England U18 coaching set up, which could even end up with him working alongside his son Jaden, currently on the books at Man City.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Lionel Messi could face England for the first time after the FA opened talks with their counterparts from Argentina over a friendly at Wembley.
    (Sun on Sunday)

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