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Football Rumours on Thursday 23rd May 2019

last updated Thursday 23rd May 2019, 8:54 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Tottenham have made a £10m move for Leeds United's 18-year-old English winger Jack Clarke.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Atletico Madrid and Napoli are interested in signing Tottenham's England international right-back Kieran Tripper, 28.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Leeds, Cardiff and Wigan look set to battle it out to land Portsmouth's top scorer Jamal Lowe.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester City are close to signing 24-year-old Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo, who is valued at 60m euros (£52.9m) by his club Juventus.
    (Record)


  • Newcastle United will offer 21-year-old Sean Longstaff, who has been linked with Manchester United, a new deal to keep the English midfielder at the club.
    (Daily Star)


  • Manchester United are preparing to make a move for AC Milan's 20-year-old Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, with uncertainty over 28-year-old Spain keeper David de Gea's future at Old Trafford.
    (Calciomercato)


  • Argentine Sergio Romero, 32, will be promoted to Manchester United's first-choice goalkeeper if De Gea leaves this summer, rather than the Old Trafford club spending big on a replacement.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke, 28, could join fellow Belgian Marouane Fellaini, 31, at Shandong Luneng Taishan after the Chinese Super League club made a £15m offer for him.
    (Times)


  • Everton, West Ham and Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Netherlands and Marseille midfielder Kevin Strootman, 29, on loan.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Antonio Conte will make a move to sign Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, from Manchester United once the Italian is appointed as Inter Milan manager.
    (Times)


  • Liverpool are closing in on a £200,000 deal to sign Polish goalkeeper Jakub Ojrzynski, 16, from Legia Warsaw.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Wolves are leading the chase to sign £30m-rated Malian striker Moussa Marega, 28, from Porto.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Burnley will make a club record £15m bid to sign English defender Craig Dawson, 29, from Championship side West Brom.
    (Sun)


  • Newcastle, Southampton and Brighton all want to sign winger Harry Wilson, 22, but Liverpool want £25m for the Wales international.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Bournemouth are ready to listen to offers for English winger Jordon Ibe, 23.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • New Brighton manager Graham Potter wants to sign England Under-20 right-back Reece James, 19, on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.
    (Sun)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Slavisa Jokanovic met with owner Steve Gibson on Wednesday for talks over the vacant Middlesbrough manager's job.
    (Sun)


  • Former England and Chelsea captain John Terry, the current Aston Villa assistant boss, is in talks with Middlesbrough about becoming their new manager.
    (Talksport)


  • West Bromwich Albion will talk to outgoing Wolfsburg boss Bruno Labbadia this week about their vacant manager job.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez, whose contract expires in the summer, has yet to agree a new deal and talks could stretch into next week.
    (Guardian)


  • Bristol City boss Lee Johnson is set to sign a new three-year deal.
    (Daily Star)


  • Arsenal head of football Raul Sanllehi says the club had to allow Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 28, to leave on a free transfer to Juventus to "keep the rationality in the salary balance of the team" and "protect the interests of Arsenal".
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Gordon Strachan is eyeing a stunning return to football at Dundee as technical director.
    (Scottish Sun)


  • Antonio Conte is on the verge of being appointed Inter Milan manager.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Steve Clarke has secured Alex Dyer as his Scotland No 2.
    (Scottish Sun)




OTHER STUFF

  • Former Crystal Palace, Burnley, Fulham, West Ham and Aston Villa goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly has announced his retirement at the age of 43.
    (Daily Star)


  • Arsenal have been phoning fans in a desperate bid to flog their remaining Europa League final tickets.
    (Sun)


  • Premier League clubs made record revenues of £4.8bn in 2017-18 compared with La Liga's combined revenues of £3.9bn for all 42 clubs in its two divisions for the same period.
    (Guardian)


  • Liverpool are having trouble finding suitable opponents for a behind-closed-doors friendly before the Champions League final against Tottenham on 1 June in Madrid.
    (Times)


  • Manchester United Under-23 coach Ricky Sbragia has left the club by mutual consent in what is expected to be the first of a number of changes at Old Trafford during the summer.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester United are assembling a committee of three ex-players to help identify transfer targets.
    (Sun)


  • David de Gea has turned down Manchester United's final contract offer.
    (Sun)
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    (Sun)

  • Sunderland's owners used £32m of Premier League parachute payments to buy the club from Ellis Short last year.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Bury's unpaid players have called on chairman Steve Dale to sell the club before he brings it "to its knees".
    (Sky Sports)




















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