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Football Rumours on Thursday 26th September 2019

last updated Thursday 26th September 2019, 9:56 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Real Madrid want Tottenham's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, to sign a pre-contract in January - and will then move for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Tottenham fear Eriksen will reject attempts to sell him in January, meaning he can leave on a free transfer next summer.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester United will try to sign a striker in January, with Mario Mandzukic and Ousmane Dembele currently reportedly under consideration.
    (Daily Star)


  • Juventus' 33-year-old Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic turned down a £7m-a-year offer to play in Qatar so he has the chance to join Manchester United in January.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Boca Juniors are to make a firm offer to sign Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 37, from LA Galaxy.
    (AS)


  • Red Bull Salzburg's Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19, has hinted at making a Premier League move after scoring a hat-trick on his Champions League debut.
    (Daily Mail)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Massimiliano Allegri, who decided to take a year out of football after leaving Juventus in May, would put himself in the running to take over at Tottenham if Pochettino left the club.
    (Sun)


  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino. has hinted he is planning to make signings in the January transfer window in the wake of Tottenham's League Cup exit at League Two Colchester United.
    (Daily Express)


  • Jurgen Klinsmann is keen on the Tottenham job if Mauricio Pochettino decides to head for the exit door.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Former Barcelona captain Carles Puyol says he has rejected the chance to rejoin the club as a sporting director.
    (Sky Sports)


  • AFC Wimbledon manager Wally Downes has been suspended by the club after being charged by the FA with allegedly breaching betting regulations.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says being boss of Manchester United is a "dream job for any manager" and with the addition of four players they can be challengers "for everything".
    (Fox Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF
  • Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness said the Bundesliga champions would not send any players on German international duty if their 33-year-old goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was dropped - but Bayern later released a statement backtracking on those comments.
    (Sun)




OTHER STUFF
  • Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is prepared to put a £250m valuation on Harry Kane, 26, in a bid to keep the England striker at the end of what could be another season without a trophy for Spurs.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • The secrets of Tottenham's season are set to be revealed in a new Amazon Prime documentary being lined up for broadcast next summer.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Barcelona legend Xavi, currently coaching in Qatar, sees Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, 24, as the perfect signing if he one day takes charge at the Nou Camp.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has held talks with owners the Glazer family about making "cultural" changes at the club.
    (Daily Express)


  • Barcelona want to make sure 16-year-old forward Ansu Fati does not travel to the Under-17 World Cup so he can play against rivals Real Madrid on 26 October.
    (Marca)


  • Manchester United had to find Rochdale's Peter Thomas his own changing area because the midfielder, who was an unused substitute for Wednesday's Carabao Cup tie, is only 15.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's decision not to make midfielder Paul Pogba the captain against Rochdale had nothing to do with the Frenchman's transfer links - it was because Axel Tuanzebe grew up in the town.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea will not put tickets for their Champions League clash at home to Ajax on general sale due to fears of violence.
    (Sun)


  • Wolves are confident the collapse of Thomas Cook will not affect the club despite their owner's stake in the collapsed UK travel company.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Derby County's Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence have been charged with drink-driving following a collision involving two cars in Derbyshire on Tuesday night.
    (Sky Sports)


  • FIFA has announced plans to reform the transfer system, including limiting agents’ commissions and the number of players clubs can send on loan.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Plymouth Argyle's majority shareholder Simon Hallett has cancelled a £4m loan he made to the club, clearing virtually all of the League Two side's debt.
    (Sky Sports)


  • EFL clubs will call for the introduction of automatic points deductions for teams who fail to fulfil fixtures at a meeting of all 71 members on Thursday.
    (Daily Mail)




















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