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Football Rumours on Thursday 28th July 2022

last updated Thursday 28th July 2022, 9:34 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS
  • Tottenham are open to selling defender Joe Rodon. Fulham are among the interested clubs, with a loan a possibility given the player's contract doesn't expire until 2025.
    (Athletic)


  • Nuno Tavares' loan move from Arsenal to Atalanta is in doubt after the Italian side refused the Gunners' request for a straight loan with an option to buy the 22-year-old Portuguese left-back.
    (football.london)


  • Arsenal could now explore the idea of using Bernd Leno as a makeweight in their bid to pry midfielder Youri Tielemans away from Leicester before the window closes later this summer.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Tottenham have reportedly received a major boost in their pursuit of Nicolo Zaniolo, despite Jose Mourinho asking him to stay at Roma.
    (Daily Express)


  • Cristiano Ronaldo has told Manchester United he wants to be freed of his contract in order to play for a Champions League side but United have reiterated that they don't want to sell the 37-year-old Portugal forward.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Arsenal centre-back Pablo Mari could be on the move to Fenerbahce with the defender keen to be reunited with boss Jorge Jesus.
    (Sun)


  • Barcelona are close to beating Chelsea to the signing of Jules Kounde, 23, after agreeing a 50m euro fee with Sevilla for the France defender.
    (Guardian)


  • Everton are in advanced discussions with Burnley over the transfer of Dwight McNeil for an undisclosed fee.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Ajax have raised their asking price for 22-year-old Brazil winger Antony, who has been linked with Manchester United, from £68m to £84m.
    (Daily Mail)


  • West Ham United still working on a deal to sign Eintracht Frankfurt's Filip Kostic.
    (Sky Sports)


  • A deal for Liverpool's 30-year-old Brazil forward Roberto Firmino to move to Juventus is reportedly "very close".
    (Corriere dello Sport)


  • Everton have signed Sporting Lisbon defender Ruben Vinagre on a season-long loan deal.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The move could put a stop to Juventus' pursuit of Chelsea's Germany striker Timo Werner, 26, and Manchester United's France forward Anthony Martial, 26.
    (Corriere dello Sport)


  • Manchester United have confirmed the £56.7m signing of Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez on a five-year contract.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Barcelona are in talks with Chelsea for a double deal to sign Spain defenders Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, and Marcos Alonso, 31, from the Stamford Bridge side and are confident a deal will soon be agreed.
    (90 Min)


  • Nottingham Forest's incredible £100m spending spree looks set to continue as they target Morgan Gibbs-White.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Arsenal have reportedly been joined by Manchester City in the race to sign Benfica's Alex Grimaldo.
    (Sun)


  • Bournemouth have agreed a £15m deal to sign Middlesbrough's 23-year-old English midfielder Marcus Tavernier.
    (90min)


  • Nottingham Forest are still on the hunt for another midfielder to bolster their squad ahead of life back in the Premier League, with Real Betis star William Carvalho at the top of a four-man list.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester United are still hopeful of signing 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona.
    (Give Me Sport)


  • Paris St-Germain made a late move for Italy striker Gianluca Scamacca, 23, before he completed his move to West Ham from Sassuolo.
    (Sky Sports)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has blocked Germany striker Timo Werner from leaving the club because he wants the forward as part of his squad for this season.
    (Kicker)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • France international Paul Pogba, 29, could miss the 2022 World Cup depending on which course of action is taken to treat the Juventus midfielder's knee injury.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)



OTHER STUFF

  • Leeds United are in talks to extend 20-year-old Dutch winger Crysencio Summerville's contract with the club.
    (Football Insider)


  • Newcastle have taken out a £140m loan to fund transfer spending.
    (Sun)


  • English Football League referees will be told to increase their threshold of fouls, cut down on time wasting and ensure player behaviour does not overstep the mark ahead of the new season.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Select Manchester City fans will be offered a "smart scarf" next season, the latest in wearable technology that sees a biometric sensor integrated into the fabric to monitor emotional, physiological and movement data.
    (Guardian)


  • Former Ligue 1 champions Bordeaux have been reinstated in France's second division, three days before the start of the new season, after being relegated down to the third tier over financial irregularities.
    (Daily Mail)




















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