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Football Rumours on Sunday 8th April 2018

last updated Sunday 08th April 2018, 8:52 AM

  • West Ham are considering a move for Fulham's 25-year-old English right-back Ryan Fredericks, who is out of contract at the end of the season.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Former England midfielder Gareth Barry looks to have played his last game for West Brom.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Manchester United look set to sign forward George Hirst from Sheffield Wednesday.
    (Sunday People)

  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to swap midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, and 22-year-old forward Anthony Martial - both France internationals - for Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, 26.
    (Daily Star on Sunday)

  • Paris St-Germain are lining up a move for 25-year-old Liverpool and Egypt winger Mohamed Salah.
    (Le10 Sport)

  • Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has revealed Welsh forward Gareth Bale, 28, is unhappy in Madrid.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Leicester are ready to buy Norwich's 21-year-old English midfielder James Maddison for £17m if Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 27, leaves this summer.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Everton are set to make a summer move for Burnley's Republic of Ireland international winger Robbie Brady, 26.

  • Roma director Monchi has denied the club have been offered 27-year-old Nice and Italy forward Mario Balotelli by agent Mino Raiola.
    (Corriere dello Sport)

  • Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says the club are scouting non-league football in the hope of finding a player like Leicester and England striker Jamie Vardy.


  • Everton manager Sam Allardyce has emerged as a contender to become West Brom boss if he is sacked by the Goodison Park club.
    (Sunday Times)

  • Leicester boss Claude Puel says Spanish midfielder Vicente Iborra, 30, could be out for the rest of the season with a hamstring injury sustained in Saturday's defeat by Newcastle.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is set to become the world's best-paid manager by signing a new £20m-a-year contract, keeping him at Etihad Stadium until 2020.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has accused Guardiola or leading agent Mino Raiola of lying after the Manchester City boss claimed he was offered Pogba and Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan in January. Mkhitaryan, 29, joined Arsenal from Manchester United in January.
    (Sunday Telegraph)

  • Amanda Staveley's bid to take over Newcastle is back on following constructive talks with owner Mike Ashley over the past few weeks.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Real Madrid want Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to replace Zinedine Zidane if they decide to sack the Frenchman.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has moved closer to replacing fellow Italian Antonio Conte at Chelsea next season, with the Serie A side targeting Real manager Zidane as a replacement.

  • Sean Dyche says Burnley have a "fine chance" of thinking about Europe after a fourth straight win at Watford.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Russian and Argentinian hooligans are plotting to target England fans at this summer's World Cup, according to information found on football forums.
    (Sun on Sunday)

  • Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is the new favourite to take over as Italy boss after Giampiero Ventura was sacked following the Azzurri's unsuccessful World Cup qualifying campaign.
    (Sunday Times)


  • Greater Manchester Police will draft in extra offers to protect Liverpool's bus for Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final at Etihad Stadium after Manchester City's bus was attacked before the first leg at Anfield.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • UEFA are set to order Liverpool to take action on fans lining the streets around Anfield to "greet" team buses before European games.
    (Sunday Mirror)

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