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Football Rumours on Thursday 29th October 2020

last updated Thursday 29th October 2020, 9:15 AM


  • Manchester United are considering a five-year deal for AC Milan's Turkish midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, 26.
    (Gazetta dello Sport)

  • Calhanoglu is due to discuss his future with Milan next month.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Liverpool target David Alaba could be set for a move after talks with Bayern Munich collapsed. The Austrian defender, 28, is out of contract with Bayern in January.

  • Liverpool face competition from AC Milan for the signature of Schalke's Turkish centre-back Ozan Kabak, 20.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Icelandic midfielder Isak Bergmann Johannesson, 17, has dealt Liverpool's chances of signing him a blow after revealing he dreams of joining Manchester United.

  • English midfielder John Lundstram is set to leave Sheffield United after contract talks broke down. The 26-year-old has been linked with Burnley and Crystal Palace.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United have joined Barcelona and Juventus in showing interest in Ajax's 18-year-old Dutch midfielder Ryan Gravenberch.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • QPR hope winger Bright Osayi-Samuel, 22, will sign a new deal at the club despite interest from Celtic.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Barcelona's hopes of keeping Argentine forward Lionel Messi, 33, have been given a significant boost by Josep Maria Bartomeu's resignation as president.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Atletico Madrid are struggling to find a replacement for Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey, 27, following his move to Arsenal. Their target, Valencia's Central African Republic international Geoffrey Kondogbia, 27, could be out with injury beyond Atletico's extended deadline of 5 November.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • Mikel Arteta has said Arsenal are only one defensive injury away from being in "big trouble" as he attempts to manage the club's troubling lack of options at the heart of their defence.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has admitted he regrets the decision to leave William Saliba out of his Europa League squad.
    (Daily Express)

  • Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is in talks to become the new Zenit St Petersburg boss.


  • The FA has been given assurances that Wembley will remain a host venue for Euro 2020 even if fans do not return to Premier League stadiums.
    (Daily Mail)


  • David Luiz has been ruled out for 'a few weeks' as Arsenal's defensive injury list grows.

  • Arsenal and Germany defender Shkodran Mustafi says he has not discussed a new contract with the Premier League side. The 28-year-old's current deal ends in the summer.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Mustafi wants to extend his stay at Emirates Stadium despite reports he rejected a new contract in the summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • Arsenal wanted to send English midfielder Reiss Nelson out on loan this season but the 20-year-old insisted on staying and fighting for a place in Mikel Arteta's team.

  • Tottenham's hopes of agreeing a new contract with forward Son Heung-min, 28, have been boosted after the South Korean joined the same agency as manager Jose Mourinho.

  • However, Mourinho says that will have no influence on Son's ongoing contract talks.
    (Daily Star)

  • West Brom are to offer Brazilian winger Matheus Pereira, 24, a new contract, just two months after permanently signing him for £8.25m.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Burnley are reportedly set for a £200m takeover after Mike Garlick agreed to sell the club to Egyptian businessman Mohamed El Kashashy.

  • Rotherham's Championship match against Sheffield Wednesday had to be stopped due to an "unauthorised drone" flying in the air space over the New York Stadium.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Southend have settled their tax debt and a winding-up petition against them has been dismissed in the specialist Insolvency and Companies Court.
    (Sky Sports)

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