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Football Rumours on Thursday 29th February 2024

last updated Thursday 29th February 2024, 8:13 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are interested in signing German goalkeeper Diant Ramaj, 22, of Ajax.
    (Bild)


  • Tottenham are targeting a wide forward as their major summer signing, with Wolves' Portugal winger Pedro Neto, 23, and Crystal Palace's England winger Eberechi Eze, 25, currently the two main targets.
    (Independent)


  • Manchester United will make a decision on the future of 22-year-old English forward Mason Greenwood, who is currently on loan at Getafe, by the end of May.
    (Sun)


  • Liverpool will look to sign Brentford's Cameroon winger Bryan Mbeumo, 24, for a bargain price if the Bees are relegated to the Championship.
    (Daily Express)


  • Italy midfielder Jorginho, 32, could return to Serie A when his Arsenal contract expires this summer.
    (Goal)


  • Brighton will receive a record fee for a 14-year-old after a tribunal ruled Chelsea must pay up to £4.25m for England Under-17 striker Shumaira Mheuka, who is currently 16 but was signed in 2022.
    (Football Insider)


  • Brentford are interested in Glasgow Rangers youngster MacKenzie Strachan.
    (Daily Record)


  • Portugal forward Rafael Leao, 24, has been linked with Barcelona but says he "can't leave" AC Milan.
    (Sport)


  • Saudi Pro League clubs are targeting a number of Premier League stars in the summer transfer window, as well as younger players such as Argentine 20-year-old forward Matias Soule, who is currently on loan at Frosinone from Juventus.
    (ESPN)


  • Saudi second-tier side Al Qadsiah made a lucrative offer to former Spain midfielder Sergi Roberto but the Barcelona captain, 32, would prefer a move to MLS.
    (Mundo Deportivo)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Newcastle are reportedly interested in German national team coach Julian Nagelsmann if they decide to replace Eddie Howe as manager this summer.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Liverpool have submitted an initial request to speak with Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso as they pursue a replacement for the departing Jurgen Klopp.
    (Bild)


  • Michael Edwards would want complete control before considering a return as Liverpool's sporting director, which would likely mean a move for Bournemouth's technical director Richard Hughes instead.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Xavi has reportedly been asked to stay on as Barcelona head coach despite announcing he will step down at the end of the season.
    (Daily Mail)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • John O'Shea will take charge of Ireland's two March friendlies against Belgium and Switzerland and be assisted by Paddy McCarthy; O'Shea won 118 caps for Ireland and is third on the all-time list of appearances; 42-year-old has also coached at Reading, Stoke and most recently Birmingham.
    (Sky Sports)


OTHER STUFF

  • South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 31, is happy at Tottenham with formal talks on a new contract set to get under way.
    (Football Insider)


  • Dele Alli's Everton career could be revived later this year as the Toffees are open to handing the former England midfielder, 27, a new deal.
    (Daily Express)


  • West Bromwich Albion's new owner Shilen Patel is targeting a return to the Premier League for the club after completing a £60m takeover.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Premier League clubs will meet on Thursday to discuss ditching existing profit and sustainability regulations and adopting a UEFA-style framework of financial rules.
    (Guardian)


  • Football's lawmakers are coming under pressure to scale back trials of blue cards and sin-bins when they meet this weekend. UEFA has made clear to the International FA Board (IFAB) that it opposes any moves to introduce such measures into the game.
    (Times)




















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