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Football Rumours on Thursday 9th September 2021

last updated Thursday 09th September 2021, 9:07 AM


  • Real Madrid and a number of top Premier League teams are keeping close tabs on Fulham's Fabio Carvalho, 19. The Portugal-born attacker, who has six caps for England Under-18s, has less than a year left on his contract at Craven Cottage.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham's Ryan Sessegnon could be set for another loan spell with the 21-year-old England U21 star set to be sent out on loan to Turkish side Fenerbahce.
    (CNN Turk)

  • Arsenal will come calling for Sevilla ace Youssef En-Nesyri to replace ageing striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports in Spain.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Paris St-Germain are interested in 28-year-old Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, who has less than a year left on his Chelsea contract.

  • Manchester United have identified West Ham's England international Declan Rice, 22, as their first-choice midfield target in next summer's transfer window.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Barcelona will be forced to pay Liverpool a 20m euro (£17.1m) bonus if Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho makes more than 100 appearances for the La Liga side. The 29-year-old has played 90 games for Barca since joining them from the Reds in January 2018.

  • Manchester City are keeping tabs on AC Milan and France defender Theo Hernandez, as the 23-year-old could give Pep Guardiola's side more options at left-back.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Timo Werner is being tipped in German media for a return to his home country as the 25-year-old Chelsea forward is linked with a move to Bayern Munich, where he would link up with his former RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann.

  • Leicester midfielder Nampalys Mendy's loan move to Galatasaray has fallen through because the 29-year-old Senegal international cannot reach Istanbul before the Turkish transfer deadline.
    (Foot Mercato)

  • Franck Kessie could leave AC Milan in January after the Ivory Coast midfielder, 24, rejected the Serie A club's latest contract offer worth 6.5m euro (£5.9m) a year.

  • Leicester's Youri Tielemans is being watched by Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United as his stock grows, according to reports.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Liverpool are among the clubs interested in Kessie, although Milan may seek a swap deal, with the Premier League club's Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara, 30, moving to the San Siro.
    (Il Milanista)

  • Donny van de Beek had agreed terms on a loan move to Everton in the summer transfer window but Manchester United blocked the 24-year-old Dutch midfielder's exit.
    (Daily Express)

  • Former Arsenal defender David Luiz, 34, is eyeing a return to his native Brazil after snubbing interest from Marseille.

  • Another former Arsenal player, Mesut Ozil, is attracting interest from clubs in the MLS and Qatar with the German midfielder, 32, having fallen out of favour at Fenerbahce.

  • Real Madrid will target Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, if they fail to sign 21-year-old Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland from Borussia Dortmund next summer.

  • However, the La Liga club have reportedly come to a verbal agreement with Dortmund for Haaland's transfer next summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • Borussia Dortmund have agreed a new contract with England midfielder Jude Bellingham and have no plans to sell the 18-year-old next summer, despite interest from Premier League clubs.


  • Robbie Fowler has left his role as head coach of East Bengal by mutual consent after less than a year in charge of the Indian Super League club.
    (Sky Sports)


  • England's perfect start to World Cup qualifying ended in dramatic fashion, with a last-gasp equaliser grabbing Poland a 1-1 draw in Warsaw.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Gareth Southgate will go into the final year of his contract as England manager before discussing a new deal.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Wales' hopes of automatic qualification for next year's World Cup were dealt a significant blow as Estonia ground out a 0-0 draw at the Cardiff City Stadium.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Bailey Peacock-Farrell's penalty save earned Northern Ireland a point as they fought out a goalless World Cup qualifying draw against Switzerland at Windsor Park.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Jeff Hendrick says the Republic of Ireland will fight until the bitter end of a World Cup qualifying campaign which seems destined to end in disappointment.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The Premier League is hopeful the 11 players banned from playing this weekend after failing to appear for their international sides will be allowed to take to the field - and should that not be the case they are ready to take the fight to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Napoli could be without four players for the trip to Leicester in the Europa League next week, says an Italian health official - with squad members set to be unavailable after being in countries on the UK's red list during the international break.
    (Daily Mail)

  • A Bulgarian court has ruled in favour of Dimitar Berbatov, by enforcing his claim for fresh FA presidential elections in the country next month.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Chelsea have been fined £25,000 by the FA for failing to control their players during their 1-1 Premier League draw at Liverpool.
    (Sky Sports)

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