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Football Rumours on Sunday 21st May 2017

last updated Sunday 21st May 2017, 8:57 AM

  • Tottenham are prepared to sell Kyle Walker, 26, but will demand £40m for the England right-back, amid interest from Chelsea and Manchester City.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • But Manchester United could use out-of-favour England left-back Luke Shaw, 21, as bait in a bid to snatch Walker from under the noses of Manchester City.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Rivals Manchester City and Manchester United will battle for the signing of Barcelona and Brazil forward Neymar, 25, in a potential £100m deal.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Boss Pep Guardiola wants to bring former Manchester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, 30, back to Etihad Stadium from current club Leicester.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • And Guardiola is prepared to offer England keeper Joe Hart, 30, to Leicester as part of the deal.
    (Sunday Times )

  • But Manchester City face competition from Everton for Schmeichel, with the Toffees put off by Sunderland's £30m valuation of 23-year-old keeper Jordan Pickford.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has told club president Florentino Perez to sign Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, 26.
    ( Don Balon )

  • () Tottenham will offer £12m for 17-year-old Fulham left-back Ryan Sessegnon, with Liverpool and Manchester City also interested.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Forward Andre Ayew, 27, could quit West Ham to rejoin former side Marseille, despite only signing from Swansea last summer - according to his father, ex-Marseille and Ghana star Abedi Pele.
    ( Le Parisien )

  • () Former France and Monaco striker David Trezeguet has warned 18-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe not to leave the Ligue 1 champions, amid increasing interest from Real Madrid.
    ( AS )

  • () And Monaco have reportedly turned down a world record fee of around 120m euros (£103m) from Real Madrid for the striker.
    ( Sunday Telegraph )

  • () Chelsea are interested in signing 20-year-old Russian midfielder Alexsandr Golovin from CSKA Moscow.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera, 27, says he needs to achieve more at Old Trafford before being considered as the club's captain, should current skipper Wayne Rooney depart this summer.
    ( ESPN )

  • () Meanwhile, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, 25, and Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, 23, this summer.
    ( Don Balon )

  • () Everton are willing to sell Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy for £20m to offset their summer spending, with Newcastle, West Ham and Crystal Palace interested in the 26-year-old.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Juventus are closing in on a permanent deal for Chelsea and Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado, 28, who has spent the past two seasons on loan at the Serie A club.


  • Manager Arsene Wenger expects to stay at Arsenal, having told associates a new deal for him will be announced after the FA Cup final against Chelsea next Saturday.
    (Sunday Times)

  • West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is targeting a top-six finish next season - with a return to the Premier League's top 10 a minimum ambition.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • () Sunderland boss David Moyes is on the verge of quitting the relegated Black Cats this week after losing the trust of his players.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Premier League champions Chelsea are struggling to convince manager Antonio Conte to stay on for next season, with Inter Milan continuing their pursuit of the Italian.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he will sit down with the club's board on Monday to decide his future.


  • Spanish third-tier side Atletico Astorga have unveiled their home kit for next season, which is inspired by the Incredible Hulk.
    (Sun on Sunday)

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