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Football Rumours on Sunday 28th June 2015

last updated Sunday 28th June 2015, 8:48 AM

  • Manchester United are willing to offer 27-year-old Argentine winger Angel Di Maria to Paris St-Germain in exchange for the French club's Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani, 28.
    ( Star on Sunday )

  • United boss Louis van Gaal is also targeting Everton right-back Seamus Coleman, 26, who is valued at £20m.
    ( Sun )

  • The Old Trafford club have agreed a £25m deal for Southampton's 25-year-old French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin and the Red Devils' spending will continue with a £20m bid for Ajax's 26-year-old Dutch goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen.
    ( Sunday Mirror )

  • Saints manager Ronald Koeman has already lined up two replacements for Schneiderlin. Koeman will buy Dutch playmaker Jordy Clasie, 24, from Feyenoord for £10m and Lille's 25-year-old midfielder Idrissa Gueye for £7m.
    ( Sunday Express )

  • Liverpool are in talks to sign Sweden Under-21 defender Ludwig Augustinsson, the 21-year-old from FC Copenhagen who earlier this month described Gareth Southgate's England Under-21 side as "overrated".
    ( Sunday Mirror )

  • Manchester City are waiting for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to tell them he would like to leave the Serie A club before making a £71m bid for the 22-year-old Frenchman.
    ( Sunday Mirror )

  • Fabian Delph can leave Aston Villa for just £8m this summer after the club agreed a remarkable release clause in his new contract, understood to apply only to teams involved in European competition.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Former QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt, 26, now with Benfica, says ex-Hoops manager Harry Redknapp has "lost his passion for the game" and that "half the players were only there for the cash".
    ( Sun )

  • Liverpool's new £29m signing Roberto Firmino's talent was first spotted aged 15 by the dentist at local side Clube de Regatas Brasil.
    ( Sunday Mirror )

  • Manchester City will begin their summer transfer window business in earnest when director Txiki Begiristain returns from holiday this week, with Liverpool's 20-year-old forward Raheem Sterling still a key target.
    ( Sun )

  • Real Madrid have told Manchester United they must pay £63m for 29-year-old defender Sergio Ramos.
    ( Sunday People )

  • Ramos has asked to leave Real and the Spanish club have accepted they are set to lose the player, with such a high valuation part of their negotiation strategy.
    ( Independent )

  • Leicester boss Nigel Pearson is considering a £7m bid for Stewart Downing after West Ham's decision to put the 30-year-old winger up for sale.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca, 28, is set for a move to AC Milan after the Serie A side agreed to pay the Colombian's £21m release clause.
    ( Gazzetta )

  • Bacca rejected a move to the Premier League because he felt playing at the San Siro was "best for his future", according to his agent.
    ( Milannews )

  • Liverpool have made a £15m bid for Real Madrid's 25-year-old Spanish midfielder Asier Illarramendi.
    ( Sunday People )

  • Hull boss Steve Bruce admits he was lucky not to be sacked following the club's relegation from the Premier League last season, but the 54-year-old former Manchester United defender says he is refreshed and optimistic and is also trying to lose weight.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • A director at Fiorentina says the Serie A club have made an "insane" offer for Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah. The 23-year-old spent last year on loan with the Italian side.
    ( Guardian )


  • Cristiano Ronaldo looks likely to stay at Real Madrid next season. The 30-year-old has spoken to Portuguese sports newspaper Abola to confirm he is "very happy" at the club and is "disappointed" with "false" rumours linking him with a move away from the Bernabeu. Real Madrid have also tweeted quotes from the interview with the Portuguese forward.
    ( Abola )

  • Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs says faith in boss Louis van Gaal has never been stronger and predicts new signing Memphis Depay will give the team a threat from free-kicks that has been lacking since the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham.
    ( Sunday Times )

  • Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter says his decision to leave football's global governing body was "liberating" and he expects the election to replace him to be held in early 2016.
    ( Guardian )

  • Manchester United forward Robin van Persie says the wishes of his wife and children will be "the highest of my priorities" in any decision on whether to leave Old Trafford.
    ( Independent )


  • Arsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 26, took time out of his Copa America duties to enjoy some karaoke. What did he sing? One Direction hit 'More Than This', of course.
    ( Metro )

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