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Football Rumours on Sunday 3rd February 2019

last updated Sunday 03rd February 2019, 8:34 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal believe they could be favourites to sign Paris St-Germain's French midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 23, who is available on a free transfer in the summer.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Arsenal are keeping tabs on Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, who is set to be available on a free transfer this summer.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Tottenham are preparing a £50m bid for Bournemouth and Wales midfielder David Brooks in the summer, with Manchester United among the other clubs interested in the 21-year-old.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Tottenham were willing to meet Chelsea's £8m loan fee for Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi but the Blues decided against the move as they did not want to strengthen a close rival. The 25-year-old joined Crystal Palace.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Juventus want to re-sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, and pair the France player with 28-year-old Wales international Aaron Ramsey. The Italian club are expected to sign Ramsey on a free transfer when his Arsenal contract expires in the summer.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants to sign Leicester and England defender Ben Chilwell, 22, and Crystal Palace's England Under-21 right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, in the summer.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Bayern Munich are already plotting a new £45m bid for Chelsea midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Aston Villa want to sign Nottingham Forest winger Joe Lolley and would be prepared to pay £12m for the 26-year-old Englishman.
    (Sun on Sunday)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Ajax director of football Marc Overmars is favourite to take the same role at Arsenal this summer.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Chelsea could rival Manchester United by moving for Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino in the summer.
    (Sunday Express)


  • Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, to follow France forward Anthony Martial, 23, by signing a new contract.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley expects manager Rafael Benitez, whose contract expires in the summer, to sign a new deal at the club following the signing of Paraguay playmaker Miguel Almiron, 24.
    (Sunday Mirror)


  • Benitez says winger Jacob Murphy still has a future at Newcastle, despite the 23-year-old joining West Brom on loan for the rest of the season.
    (Chronicle)


  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes there is a lot of improvement to come from Guinea midfielder Naby Keita, who signed for £53m from RB Leipzig last summer.
    (Independent on Sunday)




OTHER STUFF

  • Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe, 18, joined RB Leipzig on loan in January but will not be able to start training with the German club for up to three weeks because of a groin injury.
    (Independent on Sunday)


  • Former England captain David Beckham has received two lawsuits that could cause problems for the construction of his Inter Miami side's stadium.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • PSG midfielder Marco Verratti may be fit for the first leg of his side's Champions League last-16 knockout tie against Manchester United on Tuesday, 12 February.
    (Mail on Sunday)


  • Chelsea flop Tiemoue Bakayoko has revealed it would be a dream to stay at AC Milan and not return to his parent club.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)




















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