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Football Rumours on Thursday 9th April 2020

last updated Thursday 09th April 2020, 8:38 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal and Manchester United are among a host of clubs interested in signing Bayern Munich midfelder Corentin Tolisso, who has lost his place since Hansi Flick became head coach.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea are in talks to sign Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho. The 27-year-old former Liverpool player is currently on loan at Bayern Munich.
    (ESPSportN)


  • Manchester United and Napoli want Real Madrid's Colombia forward James Rodriguez, 28.
    (AS)


  • Aston Villa's English playmaker Jack Grealish, 24, remains among Manchester United's main transfer targets.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Barcelona have turned down the chance to sign Chelsea and Brazil forward Willian, despite the 31-year-old being available on a free transfer at the end of the season.
    (Sport)


  • Napoli are interested in West Ham's Brazil winger Felipe Anderson, 26.
    (Corriere dello Sport)


  • Besiktas are considering signing Burnley's former England goalkeeper Joe Hart, 32, as a replacement for 26-year-old German Loris Karius, who is on loan from Liverpool.
    (Fanatik)


  • Brighton are close to signing Sydney FC's Australia Under-17 midfielder Cameron Peupion, 17.
    (Sydney Morning Herald)


  • Defender Diego Carlos says he is happy at Sevilla despite interest from Liverpool. The 27-year-old Brazilian has a £64m release clause in his contract.
    (Estadio Deportivo)




MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho accepts he was wrong to hold a personal training session with Tanguy Ndombele in a public park.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • Former Fulham full-back John Arne Riise has been released from hospital following a car accident in his native Norway.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Mikel Arteta is plugging his Arsenal players into a GPS network to check on their fitness levels during the coronavirus lockdown.
    (Sun)


  • The government have accused Jose Mourinho and some of his Tottenham players of 'endangering people's lives' after they breached coronavirus lockdown guidelines.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Chelsea have opened talks with defender Antonio Rudiger. The Blues are keen for the German, 27, to sign a deal until at least 2023.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Ronaldinho is under house arrest in a luxury hotel with rooftop pool, gym and cocktail bar in Paraguay.
    (Sun)


  • Serie A chiefs have drawn up an extreme proposal to complete the season by having all teams relocate to Rome for a 45-day period to play remaining games behind closed doors.
    (Daily Mail)


  • A British tech firm has developed a digital 'health passport' which could help the return of football.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Experts have warned Premier League clubs could go bust as they owe £1.6bn in transfer fees and risk defaulting on loans.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Scottish football is on the brink of civil war over the proposals put forward to end the season and promote and relegate teams on a points-per-game basis.
    (Times)


  • Leeds posted losses of £21.4m in Marcelo Bielsa's first season, with the Championship club's accounts showing wages rocketed during the 2018/19 campaign.
    (Sky Sports)




















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