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Football Rumours on Sunday 22nd May 2016

last updated Sunday 22nd May 2016, 8:37 AM


  • Premier League champions Leicester want to sign Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 22, while the Gunners could move for Southampton striker Sadio Mane, 24.
    ( Sunday Mirror )


  • Liverpool hope to secure Bayern Munich's Germany international midfielder Mario Gotze, 23, in a £20m deal.
    ( Sun on Sunday )


  • The Reds are also set to open talks with Leicester over a deal for 19-year-old left-back Ben Chilwell, while defender Martin Skrtel, 31, is set to leave Anfield.
    ( Sunday Telegraph )


  • Manchester United are planning a move for £30m-rated Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, the 26-year-old Poland international, who has also been scouted by Arsenal.
    ( Sun on Sunday )


  • Antonio Conte hopes to bring Napoli's Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 24, to Chelsea in the summer.
    ( Gazzetta dello Sport )


  • Southampton have been watching Anderlecht midfielder Dennis Praet and will consider a £10m bid for the 22-year-old.
    ( Mail on Sunday )


  • Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says the club have rejected West Ham's £31m bid for 24-year-old forward Alexandre Lacazette.
    ( Goal )


  • Chelsea are interested in Inter Milan goalkeeper Samir Handanovic and could pay £15m for the Slovenian 31-year-old.
    ( Gazzetta dello Sport )


  • Arsenal hope to soon be able to announce the signing of 23-year-old Borussia Monchengladbach and Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka.
    ( ESPN )


  • The Gunners have been has told they will need to pay £7m to sign Bolton's England U-21 defender Rob Holding, 20, having had an initial offer of £750,000 dismissed.
    ( Sunday Express )


  • Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, 25, is a target for Serie A newcomers Crotone after spending this season on loan at AC Milan.
    ( Liverpool Echo )


  • Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 26, who spent this season on loan at Roma, claims he learned more during his spell with the Italian club than in 10 years at Arsenal.
    ( Evening Standard )


  • Besiktas midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, 23, who spent five years at Arsenal, should move to Chelsea, according to the Turkish club's president.
    ( Sunday Express )


  • Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, 23, says he has already made a decision over his future and that Chelsea are among "many beautiful clubs" that suit him.
    ( Liverpool Echo )


  • Nottingham Forest are interested in signing 22-year-old Scotland striker Tony Watt from Charlton.
    ( Nottingham Post )


  • Newcastle will offer 20-year-old defender Macaulay Gillesphey a new deal to stay at St James' Park.
    ( Newcastle Chronicle )




  • MANAGER MOVEMENTS

  • Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe "ticks every box" for a chairman and will be interesting the top clubs in the Premier League, according to former Cherries midfielder and ex-Liverpool captain Jamie Redknapp.
    ( Bournemouth Echo )




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 22, says 18-year-old Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford deserves his place in Roy Hodgson's England squad.
    ( Independent )


  • Barcelona and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 29, has praised new Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers' influence on his game during their time at Liverpool.
    ( Sunday Express )


  • Defender Hector Bellerin, 21, has said he remains committed to Arsenal despite interest from his former club Barcelona.
    ( Evening Standard )




  • AND FINALLY

  • Jose Mourinho was preoccupied as news of him becoming the next Manchester United manager broke, the Portuguese was ringside for David Haye's fight with Arnold Gjergjaj.
    ( Sunday Mirror )






















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