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Football Rumours on Thursday 7th March 2019

last updated Thursday 07th March 2019, 10:11 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will reject any offer from Real to take over at the Bernabeu this summer.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • The Reds have contacted RB Leipzig to signal their interest in signing Germany striker Timo Werner, 23, this summer.
    (Bild)


  • RB Leipzig are looking to sign Chelsea's English forward Tammy Abraham, 21, who is on loan at Aston Villa.
    (Sun)


  • English winger Jadon Sancho, 18, is set to snub Manchester United and stay in Germany with Borussia Dortmund.
    (Sun)


  • Everton have no plans to sell English centre-back Mason Holgate this summer despite interest from Championship side West Brom, where the 22-year-old is on loan.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is confident he will not be sacked before next season and has started planning the Blues' pre-season tour.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed the club are interested in Ajax and Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, 19, having already signed team-mate Frenkie de Jong, 21.
    (SER)


  • Leicester could ask Monaco to make 29-year-old Portugal playmaker Adrien Silva's loan move permanent in order to bring down the upfront price of £40m-rated Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 21, who is on loan at the Foxes from the Ligue 1 side.
    (Leicester Mercury)


  • Borussia Dortmund youth chief Lars Ricken says the club will continue to target young English talent after the successful signing of England winger Jadon Sancho, 18, from Manchester City.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Chelsea's France midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 24, says he is unsure of his next move after his season-long loan at AC Milan ends.
    (France Football)


  • Hull are interested in signing English Reading keeper Luke Southwood, 21, who is on loan at National League side Eastleigh.
    (Daily Mail)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Juventus are considering pairing former boss Antonio Conte with ex-Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo as his assistant if current manager Massimiliano Allegri leaves.
    (Tuttosport)


  • However, even if Conte takes the job, he will still seek compensation from Chelsea following his departure from Stamford Bridge.
    (Daily Express)


  • Real Madrid have made Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp their No 1 target in the wake of their Champions League exit.
    (Independent)


  • Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is almost 100% certain to return to former club Real Madrid this summer, having left in 2013 to rejoin Chelsea.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Real president Florentino Perez considered sacking manager Santiago Solari straight after their Champions League defeat by Ajax on Tuesday but feels there is no-one capable of leading the team for the rest of the season.
    (Marca)


  • Perez held crisis talks with club directors in the Bernabeu until 02:00 after the defeat.
    (ESPN)


  • (AS) Maurizio Sarri is still part of Chelsea's plans as the board consult him over pre-season preparations, despite uncertainty over his future.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Jaap Stam will become the new head coach of Feyenoord on June 1.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Newcastle have announced the departure of Peter Beardsley from his role as the club's U23 coach.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Alex McLeish expects every player selected to kick off Scotland's Euro 2020 campaign to turn up despite admitting it's a crucial period in the club season.
    (Daily Record)




OTHER STUFF

  • Wales forward Gareth Bale, 29, could stand to lose up to £70m in salary if he leaves Real this summer.
    (Sun)


  • Newcastle have been ordered to reveal their findings from the Peter Beardsley racism and bullying probe by the FA. Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff is likely to miss the rest of the season after scans revealed knee ligament damage.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Bolton chairman Ken Anderson is hopeful the club's sale will be completed this week as he continues negotiations with several parties.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The FA will investigate the incident involving Accrington goalkeeper Dimitar Evtimov after he was sent off for throwing a bottle back into the crowd.
    (Sky Sports)




















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