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Football Rumours on Tuesday 10th July 2018

last updated Tuesday 10th July 2018, 8:46 AM


  • Arsenal manager Unai Emery personally persuaded Lorient's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, 19, to join the Gunners instead of Paris St-Germain or Borussia Dortmund.

  • Former Real Madrid defender Michel Salgado believes Tottenham's England striker Harry Kane, 24, is the Spanish club's second transfer target this summer - after Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, 26.

  • Tottenham have stepped up their pursuit of Bordeaux winger Malcom.

  • Chelsea are trying to jump in to beat Manchester City to the signing of Lazio's Italy midfielder Jorginho, 26.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • City have also made an enquiry for Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic, 24, amid doubts over their pursuit of Jorginho.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Jack Wilshere has joined West Ham on a three-year deal.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, 29, looks set to stay with the club despite being linked with a move away.

  • Roma's sporting director Monchi says he will consider offers for Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson but that no club has bid for the 25-year-old.

  • Manchester United and Real Madrid have met officials from Lazio to discuss a move for 23-year-old Serbian midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

  • Southampton are hopeful of completing an £18m deal for Borussia Monchengladbach and Denmark centre-back Jannik Vestergaard, 25.
    (Daily Echo)

  • Newcastle United are hoping to sign Chelsea winger Kenedy on loan before they head to Ireland later this week. The 22-year-old Brazilian is travelling to Tyneside to complete a loan move.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)

  • Borussia Dortmund plan to use the money from Ukrainian forward Andriy Yarmolenko's imminent transfer to West Ham to help fund a move for 25-year-old Crystal Palace and Ivory Coast midfielder Wilfried Zaha, who has also attracted interest from Tottenham and Everton after turning down a new contract at Selhurst Park.

  • Everton boss Marco Silva is desperate to land Zaha, 25.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Juventus have told Liverpool they can sign Croatian winger Marko Pjaca, 23, this summer for £22m.

  • Liverpool have seen an opening 18m (£16m) Euro offer for 29-year-old Croatia and Besiktas central defender Domagoj Vida rejected.

  • West Ham could sign Sevilla attacking midfielder Franco Vazquez, 22, with the Spanish club open to selling the Italy international for the right offer.
    (Sport Witness)

  • Hull have agreed a fee with West Ham for English defender Reece Burke, 21.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Italy's former Liverpool and Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli will become Marseille's highest-paid player when he completes a move from Nice in the coming days.

  • West Ham have made a club-record bid for Lazio's versatile Brazilian forward Felipe Anderson, 25.

  • Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Allan Rodrigues de Souza, 21, has flown to the United States with Eintracht Frankfurt before a potential loan move to the Bundesliga club.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City, Barcelona and Inter Milan are likely to miss out on 20-year-old Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi, who is set to sign a new deal with Liverpool which could lead to a loan move to Monaco.

  • Newcastle United have joined the race to sign Sporting Lisbon and Portugal attacking midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 23.

  • Manchester United have sent scouts to watch Molde's 17-year-old Norwegian striker Erling Haaland, the son of former Manchester City and Leeds midfielder Alf-Inge Haaland.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Newcastle and Tottenham are set to miss out on Nice forward Alassane Plea with the 25-year-old Frenchman likely to move to Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach.

  • Galatasaray are in talks to sign Everton's Nigerian winger Henry Onyekuru, 21, on loan.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Ajax manager Erik ten Hag admits he is interested in bringing Manchester United's Dutch defender Daley Blind, 28, back to the club this summer.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is expected to sign a new three-year deal with the club.
    (Daily Star)


  • Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce says the club's financial position means it is inevitable key players such as English midfielder Jack Grealish, 22, will leave this summer.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir has been named as the man to officiate England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has been appointed Spain's new head coach on a two-year deal, following their World Cup last-16 exit.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Up to 10,000 England fans are expected in Moscow for Wednesday's World Cup semi-final against Croatia, with last-minute travel and logistics complicated but manageable for those with cash.

  • Gordon Banks says he feels let down by the FA and doesn't know if he will be invited to Russia.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Paul Gascoigne will fly out to Moscow to watch England in their World Cup semi-final - 28 years after he famously shed tears in Turin.

  • Chelsea's Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 27, says Real Madrid "makes everyone dream" even without Zinedine Zidane in charge.

  • James McClean has failed to report to West Brom’s training camp in Scotland and will now face internal disciplinary proceedings.
    (Sky Sports)

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