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Football Rumours on Sunday 20th February 2022

last updated Sunday 20th February 2022, 9:29 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS
  • Manchester United could hijack Liverpool's attempts to sign former England Under-18 winger Fabio Carvalho, 19, from Fulham in the summer when he will be out of contract.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)


  • Arsenal are interested in Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 29, with Atletico Madrid ready to sell. The Gunners could face competition from Juventus, where Morata is on loan from the La Liga side.
    (Tuttomercato)


  • Manchester City are set for contract talks with England international Raheem Sterling at the end of the season - but may decide to sell the 27-year-old forward if he does not agree a new deal.
    (Sunday Times)


  • Chelsea have told Cesar Azpilicueta they will wait for the 32-year-old to decide where his future lies. The Spain defender has been offered a two-year deal with the option to extend for a further season from Barcelona.
    (Fabrizio Romano)


  • Portugal defender Diogo Dalot, 22, is in line to extend his stay at Manchester United, leaving the future of English right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 24, in serious doubt.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)


  • However, Fiorentina are reportedly keen on Dalot but would have to convince the full-back to lower his wages to make a move happen.
    (Sportwitness)


  • Manchester United will not stand in Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo's way if the 37-year-old demands to leave at the end of the season.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Arsenal are running provisional checks over a potential move for 25-year-old Napoli and Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho, 30, says he was close to joining Manchester City before moving from Napoli to Stamford Bridge, and he still harbours ambitions of playing under Pep Guardiola.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Everton and Ivory Coast midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin, 26, is the subject of interest from CSKA Moscow and could leave on a loan deal as sides in the Russian Premier League can still make transfer moves until 22 February.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Crystal Palace are hot on the trail of Ajax's Mexico midfield maestro Edson Alvarez. The Eagles are also in the hunt for Nottingham Forest's Brennan Johnson.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland's father, former Leeds and Manchester City star Alf-Inge Haaland, is playing an increasingly influential role in brokering the 21-year-old's next move.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Chelsea have set their sights on Real Madrid and Brazil defender Eder Militao and have requested a meeting with the 24-year-old to discuss a potential move to Stamford Bridge.
    (Sky Sports)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Paul Ince will take temporary charge of Reading after Veljko Paunovic was sacked in the wake of the Royals' 3-2 win at Preston on Saturday.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa, 66, is set to walk away from the club in the summer after saying it is impossible to compete in the Premier League without total commitment.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Roy Keane snubbed a return to management with old club Sunderland because of the length of the contract, with the Black Cats only guaranteeing him a position for the season.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Jose Mourinho was shown a late red card after Roma needed two teenage substitutes to pull them back from two goals down in a 2-2 draw with Hellas Verona.
    (Mail on Sunday)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • In-form Matt O'Riley is set to be rewarded for his form at Celtic with a call-up to the Denmark national squad as he qualifies for Denmark, the birth country of his mother.
    (Sunday Mail)



OTHER STUFF

  • Tottenham midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur, 24, says Uruguay team-mates Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani helped him to make his "dream" move to the Premier League.
    (Sky Sports)




















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