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Football Rumours on Sunday 22nd March 2020

last updated Sunday 22nd March 2020, 11:34 AM


  • Arsenal have been encouraged to sign Burnley's New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 28, as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 30, if the Gabon international decides to leave this summer.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)

  • Manchester United are thought to be preparing a £50m offer for Aubameyang, and Inter Milan and Barcelona also want the Arsenal club captain.

  • Arsenal have targeted Celtic's Odsonne Edouard, 22, as manager Mikel Arteta looks to strengthen, however Leicester and Everton are also interested in the French forward.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United are all interested in Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, who is keen on a return to the Premier League.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho would be a "great addition" to Chelsea's squad, according to former captain John Terry, but Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is also interested in the 19-year-old England international.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is hoping to pip Barcelona and Real Madrid to the £74m signing of Napoli and Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz, 23, this summer.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Manchester United could listen to offers for midfielders Jesse Lingard, 27, and Andreas Pereira, 24, this summer with both having fallen out of favour under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti wants to sign 30-year-old Lazio and Italy striker Ciro Immobile.

  • Representatives of Paris-St-Germain forward Neymar, 28, have told Barcelona the Brazilian wants to leave France and return to the Nou Camp.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)

  • Inter Milan are also interested in signing Chelsea and France forward Olivier Giroud, 33, if they lose Argentine forward Lautaro Martinez, 22, to Barcelona this summer.
    (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Manchester United have held talks over Atletico Madrid's France midfielder Thomas Lemar, 24, who was previously a target for Liverpool.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Former Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has revealed that he didn't have any say in Aaron Ramsey's move to Juventus.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • A group of Republic of Ireland internationals have donated 25,000 euros to an emergency fund to support League of Ireland players.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Football's response to the coronavirus crisis took another positive turn when it emerged that a Scottish star - believed to be Liverpool's Andy Robertson - has made a major donation to help keep six food banks in Glasgow and surrounding areas going.
    (Sunday Times)

  • Man Utd and Man City have donated a combined £100,000 to support food banks in Greater Manchester to meet increased demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    (Sky Sports)

  • The Premier League is tentatively scheduling a plan which involves games starting from June 1, which would allow them to finish the season within the space of six weeks and begin the 2020-2021 campaign on August 8, heading off a financial catastrophe for clubs carrying huge wage bills.
    (Sunday Telegraph)

  • Manchester City will not be saved from a Champions League ban despite Uefa relaxing financial fair play rules for this season and next because of the coronavirus crisis
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Brazil goalkeeper Alisson, 27, and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 28, are on the verge of signing new contracts with Premier League leaders Liverpool.

  • The suspension of football could give Paris St-Germain more time to convince France forward Kylian Mbappe, 21, to sign a new deal, with his contract set to end in 2022.

  • Manchester United stars will return to training on April 10 in readiness for a return to action in May.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Gillingham owner Paul Scally is in talks with an American buyer and hopes to close a deal.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Celtic have donated £150,000 to the most vulnerable people in the local community affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Marouane Fellaini has been diagnosed with coronavirus following his return to China, the Belgian's Chinese Super League club Shandong Luneng announced on Sunday.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz has died of coronavirus aged 76, LaLiga has announced.
    (Sky Sports)

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