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Football Rumours on Thursday 24th March 2016

last updated Thursday 24th March 2016, 10:00 PM

  • Arsenal are stepping up their interest in Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • French champions Paris St-Germain are lining up a £50m move for Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge, 26, as they look to replace out-of-contract Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
    ( Sun )

  • Liverpool and Arsenal are set to compete for the £31m signing of Bayern Munich's Germany midfielder Mario Gotze, 23, in the summer.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Chelsea hope their £73m valuation of Belgium keeper Thibaut Courtois, 23, will scare off Real Madrid's interest.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • Chelsea are resigned to losing a highly rated teenager for nothing after Domingos Quina, the Portugal forward, walked out on the club this week.
    ( Times)

  • Arsene Wenger is determined to stay on as Arsenal manager - and has targeted Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24, and Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, 26, as he plans to rebuild his squad.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta is worried that striker Alvaro Morata, 23, could leave in the summer.
    ( Daily Express)

  • However, Marotta is confident the Bianconeri will hold on to 23-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba, despite interest from Chelsea.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • The agent of 29-year-old Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani says the Uruguayan is interested in working with Antonio Conte, who is expected to be the new manager at Chelsea.
    ( Metro )

  • West Bromwich Albion have joined several Premier League clubs in the chase for Levante's 27-year-old centre-half Zouhair Feddal.
    ( Birmingham Mail )

  • Chelsea will demand more than £10m for Nathan Ake this summer if the club's next permanent manager decides the left-back can leave, and the 21-year-old Dutchman is attracting the attention of Liverpool and West Ham.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is interested in goalkeepers Sergio Rico, of Sevilla, and Real Betis' Antonio Adan.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Jurgen Klopp is planning to part with Liverpool trio Christian Benteke, Mario Balotelli and Joao Teixeira.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Manchester United hope to sign 31-year-old Brazilian defender Joao Miranda, currently on loan at Inter Milan, from Atletico Madrid.
    ( Metro )


  • Former Manchester United and Everton manager David Moyes, 52, is still interested in taking over at Aston Villa this summer, despite the Birmingham club facing relegation to the Championship.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Southampton are desperate to hold on to manager Ronald Koeman, who hopes to manage a major club in the near future.
    ( Bleacher Report )

  • Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew's job is not under threat despite the Eagles' 13-game run without a Premier League win.
    ( Croydon Advertiser )

  • Leeds United's Italian owner Massimo Cellino hopes to appoint Fabio Cannavaro, the 42-year-old ex-Real Madrid defender who captained the Azzurri to the 2006 World Cup, as the Championship club's new manager in the summer.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Inter Milan vice-president Javier Zanetti has dismissed speculation linking the Serie A club's coach Roberto Mancini with Arsenal.
    ( Gazzetta World )

  • Manchester United's promotional video for their summer tour to China does not feature manager Louis van Gaal, sparking more speculation the Dutchman will leave the club at the end of the season.
    ( Manchester Evening News )


  • Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has reportedly been ruled out for the rest of the season.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Ex-Arsenal and Real Madrid forward Julio Baptista, 34, has joined former Brazil team-mate Kaka at MLS side Orlando City.
    ( FourFourTwo )

  • Danny Rose will be handed an England debut against Germany on Saturday - as one of four Tottenham players in Roy Hodgson's starting line-up.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is set to inspect the club's academy with a view to making changes from top to bottom.
    ( Newcastle Chronicle )

  • Sergio Aguero has paved the way for his Independiente return by helping to buy his old club a new training ground.
    ( Sun )

  • Baggies keeper Ben Foster, 32, told England manager Roy Hodgson that he was not ready for a international recall this month, instead preferring to use the break to continue his recovery from a 10-month lay-off.
    ( Express and Star )

  • Tottenham are planning on offering Harry Kane a new contract in the summer that could be worth £100,000 a week.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Uefa is considering a major revamp of the Champions League, with the group stage potentially cut to 16 teams.
    ( Guardian )

  • Marcus Rashford is set to be rewarded with a new £15,000-a-week Manchester United deal a little earlier than initially planned.
    ( Sun )

  • Former West Ham defender Izzy Iriekpen has been jailed for three years and three months for glassing a bouncer in the face.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • England should sign up Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to record their Euro 2016 song, says Arsenal defender Calum Chambers.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • Meanwhile, his Gunners team-mate Alexis Sanchez has shown his appreciation after a Chilean musician wrote a song about his achievements.
    ( Squawka )

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