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Football Rumours on Thursday 7th July 2022

last updated Saturday 09th July 2022, 9:24 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS
  • Fulham are in talks with Arsenal over a deal for the 30-year-old German goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
    (West London Sport)


  • Arsenal are looking to sell seven players - including Ivory Coast winger and club-record signing Nicolas Pepe, 27, and German goalkeeper Bernd Leno - in order to fund spending on further new signings.
    (Sun)


  • Tottenham are closing in on the £15m signing of 21-year-old England Under-21 full-back Djed Spence from Middlesbrough.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Arsenal are confident of beating Manchester United to the £30m signing of Leicester City's 25-year-old Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United have reportedly made a £51m offer to Ajax for winger Antony but are said to be around £20m short of the Dutch club's asking price.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Chelsea are preparing a £38m bid for Sporting Lisbon's 23-year-old Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes, who is also a target for Wolves.
    (A Bola)


  • Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo remains on Arsenal's radar and could be available for a cut-price £6m with his contract winding down.
    (Sun)


  • Everton are set to offer England Under-21 winger Anthony Gordon, 21, a new contract to ward off interest from Newcastle United.
    (Times)


  • The Toffees also have no intention of selling England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin and may offer the 25-year-old a new deal too.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea are readying an offer worth around £43m for Sporting Lisbon star Matheus Nunes according to reports in Portugal.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Leeds United have urged Barcelona to make a final offer for Raphinha this week as they want the 25-year-old Brazil forward's future resolved as soon as possible.
    (Sport)


  • Ayoze Perez is open to leaving Leicester City this summer but hopes of a move to Real Betis are being stalled by the Spanish club's need to sell players first.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Crystal Palace are hopeful of beating Everton and Nottingham Forest to the signing of Wolves' 22-year-old English midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White.
    (Talksport)


  • Leeds have signed RB Leipzig and USA international Tyler Adams to replace Kalvin Phillips for a fee of around £20m.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Palace are in talks to sign Swansea's English midfielder Flynn Downes, 23, for £8m.
    (Daily Mail)


  • But West Ham are also discussing a deal for Downes, who was a boyhood Hammers fan.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Raheem Sterling has agreed personal terms with Chelsea and confirmation of his move from Manchester City is now imminent.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Nottingham Forest are hoping to complete deals for Bayern Munich's English left-back Omar Richards, 24, and Liverpool's 21-year-old Wales right-back Neco Williams by the weekend.
    (Athletic)


  • Marcos Alonso is considering handing in a transfer request as Chelsea continue to block the move he wants to Barcelona.
    (Daily Express)


  • Southampton are also interested in Williams and hope to beat Forest to the defender's signature.
    (Football Insider)


  • Chelsea's £10m deal to sign Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina has gone quiet since the departures of Petr Cech and Marina Granovskaia.
    (Daily Express)


  • Club Bruges have rejected a bid from Leeds for 21-year-old Belgium midfielder Charles de Ketelaere, who would prefer a move to AC Milan.
    (HLN)


  • England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 29, is set to fly to the United States to hold talks with two Major League Soccer sides following his release by Manchester United last month.
    (ESPN)


  • Jack Wilshere has left Danish club AGF after less than five months and is now "considering his next step" in his career.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken a wage cut to sign a new one-year deal with Italian champions AC Milan.
    (Marca)


  • Barcelona are considering Argentina left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, 29, again in case they cannot sign Spain defender Marcos Alonso, 31, from Chelsea.
    (Marca)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Callum Hudson-Odoi has resisted calls to switch international allegiance to Ghana and join his former England U21 team-mate Tariq Lamptey.
    (Times)



OTHER STUFF

  • Chelsea are ready to open contract talks with key midfielder Jorginho and his priority is reported to be staying at Stamford Bridge.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United still do not know when Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, will return to training as the Old Trafford club prepare to leave for their pre-season tour to Thailand on Friday.
    (Times)


  • Juventus are struggling to find buyers for striker Moise Kean and midfielders Adrien Rabiot, Aaron Ramsey and Arthur Melo.
    (Daily Star)


  • A match-fixing investigation is under way in Sierra Leone after promotion rivals Gulf FC and Kahula Rangers won matches which kicked off at the same time 91-1 and 95-0.
    (Independent)




















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