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Football Rumours on Thursday 20th July 2017

last updated Thursday 20th July 2017, 10:03 AM

  • Birmingham have rejected a £5m offer from Fulham for striker Che Adams.
    ( Daily Mail)

  • Southampton want to sign Celtic target Patrick Roberts on a season-long loan from Manchester City.
    ( Daily Record )

  • Arsenal have told the Hammers they will have to pay £20m if they want to sign 25-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Manchester City are set to sign Real Madrid's 26-year-old Brazilian full-back Danilo for an initial £26.5m.
    ( Guardian )

  • City are also closing in on a deal to sign Monaco's 23-year-old French full-back Benjamin Mendy.
    ( Times )

  • Paris St-Germain are set to hold talks with Barcelona over a £196m deal to sign Neymar, Barca's 25-year-old Brazil international forward.
    ( Guardian )

  • PSG are willing to pay Neymar a signing on fee of £45m and will offer him a five-year contract worth £596,000 a week after tax.
    ( Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea are holding out for £44m for Atletico Madrid target Diego Costa, 28, after agreeing a deal to sign his fellow striker Alvaro Morata, 24, from Real Madrid.
    ( Independent )

  • Atletico president Enrique Cerezo has played down talk of an imminent move for Spain international Costa.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Liverpool are ready to bid £70m for RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita, having had a £66m offer rejected for the 22-year-old Guinea international.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • West Ham are set to sign former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 29, from Bayer Leverkusen.
    ( Sky Sports )

  • Manchester United are being linked with Paris St-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti, 24, after the Italian hired Mino Raiola as his agent.
    ( Sun )

  • The Red Devils are also monitoring Ross Barkley's situation at Everton as they consider a move for the 23-year-old England midfielder.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • But Barkley is keen to join Tottenham after hearing glowing reports about manager Mauricio Pochettino.
    ( Standard )

  • United and Chelsea both looked into signing Barcelona forward Neymar but were put off by the 25-year-old's £196m asking price.
    ( Daily Mail)

  • Inter Milan have told Manchester United they must include forward Anthony Martial, 21, in any deal for £48m-rated winger Ivan Perisic, 28.
    ( Independent )

  • AC Milan have said 23-year-old attacking midfielder Suso - a target for Tottenham - is not for sale.
    ( Talksport )

  • Everton have had a bid accepted for Newcastle United defender Lewis Gibson. The Blues want the 17-year-old to join their under-23s set-up.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Newcastle have offered out-of-favour forward Aleksandar Mitrovic, 22, to Lyon for £16m.
    ( Talksport )

  • Nottingham Forest are closing in on a £2m deal to sign experienced striker Daryl Murphy, 34, from Newcastle.
    ( Nottingham Post )

  • Birmingham have opened contract talks with 21-year-old attacker Che Adams after rejecting a £5m bid for him from Fulham.
    ( Daily Mail)

  • Aston Villa are closing in on their fourth summer signing - Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan, 33.
    ( Birmingham Mail )

  • PSG will sell midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 30, so long as a suitable replacement can be found.
    ( L'Equipe )


  • Arsene Wenger has revealed that food poisoning and harsh climates are affecting the squad's pre-season plans with illness ruling out members of the first team yesterday.
    ( Times )

  • Crystal Palace have rejected a takeover bid from the Shanghai Naisi Investment Management Centre.
    ( Times )

  • Chelsea have solved Antonio Conte's biggest problem - with his family finally set to join him in London.


  • Manchester City fans were left angered after being told to watch the club's stateside derby against Manchester United on their' rivals in-house television channel.
    ( Independent )

  • Vincent Tan is ready to sell Championship club Cardiff City for £30m, seven years after taking control.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Vito Mannone sent an emotional message to Sunderland supporters after he joined Championship rivals Reading on a three-year deal.
    ( Sunderland Echo )

  • Newcastle's Jonjo Shelvey has claimed England are "crying out" for a central midfielder like him, but the 25-year-old fears he has the wrong image.
    (Daily Mail)

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