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Football Rumours on Thursday 13th May 2021

last updated Thursday 13th May 2021, 8:58 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta wants two new full-backs, a central midfielder, a striker and a goalkeeper this summer.
    (Goal)


  • Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Harry Kane, 27, will be stuck at the London club unless Pep Guardiola demands Manchester City sign him over Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland, 20.
    (Sun)


  • Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho, 21, is pushing his agent to secure a move to Manchester United after one failed to materialise last summer.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Monaco have reportedly joined Tottenham in the quest to snap up Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng on a free transfer.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United are interested in Atalanta's Argentine centre-back Cristian Romero, 23, who joins Lille's 21-year-old Dutch defender Sven Botman and Sevilla's French 22-year-old Jules Kounde on the Premier League club's shortlist.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal have been given a boost in their quest to sign Rennes starlet Eduardo Camavinga in the summer.
    (Sun)


  • Slavia Prague's 19-year-old Senegalese forward Abdallah Sima, who is a target for Arsenal and West Ham, is keen on a move to the Premier League.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Manchester United are reportedly lining up a £68m bid for Atletico Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Arsenal are interested in Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge and have asked potential new scouts to prepare a dossier on the 23-year-old Norway midfielder.
    (Yorkshire Live)


  • Leicester City are set to deliver their second defeat over Manchester United in as many days after taking pole position in the race for Grimsby Town starlet Ben Grist.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester City and Germany striker Lukas Nmecha, 22, is attracting interest from Premier League and Bundesliga teams according to his father, after an impressive season for Anderlecht, where he has scored 18 goals in 37 games.
    (The Boot Room)


  • Fenerbahce have emerged as favourites for the signature of Chelsea frontman Olivier Giroud.
    (Daily Star)


  • Tottenham have turned down the chance to sign Newcastle's 18-year-old English striker Bobby Clark, who is the son of Lee Clark.
    (Football Insider)


  • Sheffield Wednesday are interested in 19-year-old Southampton centre-half David Agbontohoma.
    (Yorkshire Live)


  • Ryan Bertrand will leave Southampton at the end of the season, the Premier League club have announced.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Barcelona have made contact with Juventus' 43-year-old Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who will leave the Serie A club at the end of the season.
    (Foot Mercato)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Tottenham are set to start interviewing for their vacant manager's role in the next few days. Fulham's Scott Parker is on the shortlist but the club have given up hope of enticing Leicester City's Brendan Rodgers.
    (Football Insider)


  • Former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has emerged as leading contender to replace Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace. Ex-England boss Hodgson's contract expires at the end of the season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp does not expect to have a big transfer budget this summer to rebuild the Reds in a bid to recapture the Premier League title next season.
    (iNews)


  • Francis Jeffers has left his role with Everton U23s to become part of Paul Cook's coaching staff at Ipswich Town.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Gary Bowyer has agreed a stunning two-year deal to remain as Salford City boss instead of returning to Derby County.
    (Sun)


  • Former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has agreed to become the new manager of Celtic.
    (TalkSport)


  • Barcelona have made contact with departing Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick's representatives, as doubts grow over the future of current manager Ronald Koeman.
    (ESPN)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Barcelona reportedly made contact with Hansi Flick but were turned down as the outgoing Bayern Munich manager edges closer to winning the Germany job.
    (Daily Mail)



OTHER STUFF

  • The Premier League is set to agree a new three-year broadcast deal, that will run until 2025 and be worth £4.5bn, with Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • The Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City will be moved to Porto's Estadio do Dragao from Istanbul, UEFA is set to announce.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Chelsea will reportedly wear next season's home kit for this Saturday's FA Cup final against Leicester.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Chelsea legend Claude Makelele has become an ambassador for the Congolese FA.
    (Sun)


  • Former Manchester United and Wigan winger Antonio Valencia has announced his retirement from football.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The Premier League has secured approval in principle for a three-year renewal of its TV rights deal with UK broadcast partners.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Rangers' quest for an Invincible league campaign will go down to the final day of the season after a 3-0 win at Livingston saw them clear the penultimate hurdle.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Hamilton's seven-year stay in the Scottish Premiership is all but over after a 2-1 defeat by Ross County in their relegation battle in Dingwall.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Kilmarnock's bid to preserve their Scottish Premiership status and avoid the play-off will go down to the final day following their 3-3 draw with St Mirren.
    (Sky Sports)




















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