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Football Rumours on Tuesday 17th October 2023

last updated Tuesday 17th October 2023, 9:14 AM


  • Juventus are continuing to monitor 28-year-old Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, who Tottenham value at about £30m and is also wanted by Atletico Madrid.
    (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Manchester United are targeting a move for 23-year-old Crystal Palace and England defender Marc Guehi, who has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs.
    (Football Insider)

  • Manchester City and West Ham are expected to try to sign Dutch left-back Ian Maatsen if the 21-year-old, who has also been linked with Barcelona, does not sign a new Chelsea contract beyond the end of the season.

  • Everton are interested in Corinthians' Brazilian winger Wesley Gassova, 18 - but they would face competition from teams in Spain and Portugal.

  • Germany centre-back Malick Thiaw, 22, wants to stay at AC Milan despite interest from Real Madrid and West Ham.
    (Calcio Mercato)

  • Borussia Monchengladbach will trigger a clause to extend 21-year-old French midfielder Manu Kone's contract by a year so it runs until 2026.
    (Get German Football News)


  • Roma manager Jose Mourinho is expected to leave the Italian club when his contract expires at the end of the season, with no talks lined up about extending his deal.
    (Football Italia)


  • England U21s suffered a 3-2 stoppage-time defeat against Ukraine in their Euro 2025 qualifier in Slovakia after recovering from 2-0 down.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Scotland's Euro 2024 qualifying heroes will split a near £1m bonus pot as reward for sealing another finals place.
    (Scottish Sun)

  • Under-fire manager Stephen Kenny was spared further punishment as the Republic of Ireland eased to a 4-0 Euro 2024 qualifying victory over Gibraltar.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal are confident of agreeing a new deal with 26-year-old England defender Ben White, who is happy at the club.
    (Fabrizio Romano)

  • Aston Villa are considering offering Leon Bailey a new contract, with the 26-year-old Jamaica winger's current deal running out in June 2025.
    (Football Insider)

  • Belgium midfielder Romeo Lavia, 19, who has yet to make his Chelsea debut since joining from Southampton in the summer, is set to be sidelined until the end of November with an ankle injury sustained in training.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Real Madrid are reported to have scouted Jude Bellingham's younger brother Jobe when he featured for England's U19 side against Montenegro last week.

  • Arsenal forward Kai Havertz has signed a lucrative deal with Puma and will be one of the faces of their new range of "FUTURE" boots.

  • Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani could turn his attentions to investing in Tottenham after withdrawing from the process to buy Manchester United.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Sir Jim Ratcliffe's plans to complete an overhaul of Manchester United's football department are set to be welcomed by manager Erik ten Hag as part of his desire to raise standards at the club.
    (Daily Mail)

  • However, Ten Hag is unlikely to be given much money for the transfer market if Ratcliffe's proposed bid is accepted, as financial fair play restrictions make it difficult for any investor to provide extra resources for use on signings.

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