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Football Rumours on Tuesday 17th September 2019

last updated Tuesday 17th September 2019, 9:13 AM


  • Celtic could make a move for out-of-favour Tottenham and Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama, 28, in January, says Bhoys boss Neil Lennon.
    (Team Talk)

  • Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will continue to target British players next summer, with Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho, 19, and Leicester City's 22-year-old English midfielder James Maddison his priorities.

  • AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund are all interested in signing Manchester United's Nemanja Matic, 31, when the Serbia midfielder's contract expires at the end of the season.
    (Calcio Mercato)

  • Ajax and Netherlands defender Joel Veltman, 27, says he wanted to sign for West Ham United this summer, but the Dutch champions would not let him leave.

  • Liverpool would have signed Napoli's Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly if they had failed to buy Netherlands centre-back Virgil van Dijk, also 28, in January 2018.

  • Bournemouth could lose England striker Callum Wilson, 27, to Manchester United.

  • Everton, Southampton, Bournemouth, Sheffield United, Bristol City, Barnsley and Sunderland have all watched Motherwell's Scotland Under-21 winger James Scott, 19.
    (Team Talk)

  • Russia midfielder Aleksandr Golovin revealed he moved from CSKA Moscow to Monaco and turned a move down to Chelsea in 2018 because he did not think he would get regular first-team football at Stamford Bridge.
    (Match TV)

  • Former Germany midfielder Michael Ballack believes Bayern Munich will renew their interest in RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner next summer. The 23-year-old Germany forward has previously been linked with Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla.

  • Wolves had scouts watching Porto's 3-2 win over Portimonense on Sunday.
    (Sport Witness)

  • The world's second-richest man Bernard Arnault is preparing an £890m takeover bid for Serie A side AC Milan.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Former England manager Sam Allardyce would be willing to return to manage Sunderland if the League One club is taken over by an American consortium.

  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said his friend was joking when he said the British weather could play a part in negotiations over talks to extend his deal with the Reds.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has lashed out at the Italian media for their "fixation" with formations and explained that the press in England "didn't give a damn".
    (Daily Mail)

  • Gareth Southgate's England assistant Steve Holland will be in the Stamford Bridge stands to run the rule over Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham on Tuesday night.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno says the Gunners will continue to try the "risk" of playing out from the back, despite the side letting a 2-0 lead slip against Watford.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Arsenal defender Rob Holding is ready to declare himself fully fit following his 10-month injury hell to leave creaky centre-half pairing Sokratis and David Luiz in jeopardy.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea and Brazil winger Willian wants to stay at Stamford Bridge, but the club is yet to offer the 31-year-old a new deal.
    (Daily Express)

  • Bournemouth are prepared to give Ryan Fraser a new contract worth £100,000 a week, with Arsenal, Everton, Chelsea and Wolves all interested in the 25-year-old Scotland winger.

  • Watford and Belgium defender Christian Kabasele, 28, has revealed he is close to signing a new deal at Vicarage Road.
    (Sport Witness)

  • One of Uefa's financial fair play investigators has resigned over how European football's governing body has handled its case against Paris St-Germain.

  • Martin Dubravka is close to signing a new deal at Newcastle.

  • Liverpool supporters have been warned not to wear club colours in Naples city centre and to stay in their hotels to eat and drink before Tuesday's Champions League opener.

  • Former Hearts and Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies is recovering after suffering a heart attack while playing golf on Monday.
    (Sky Sports)

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