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Football Rumours on Tuesday 1st August 2017

last updated Tuesday 01st August 2017, 8:57 AM

  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, will not report for pre-season training with the rest of the squad on Tuesday as he continues to look for a move.
    ( Marca )

  • Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has told Chelsea his club will not sell left-back Alex Sandro, 26.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Blues boss Antonio Conte is interested in Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp could move for Bayern Munich's 19-year-old Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches if playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25, leaves for Barcelona.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, 26, is set for talks with new manager Mauricio Pellegrino this week, with Liverpool prepared to break their transfer record to sign the Dutchman.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Liverpool are interested in Monaco's 21-year-old midfielder Thomas Lemar, who is also a target for Arsenal.
    ( Le10Sport )

  • Manchester City's England Under-17 winger Jadon Sancho could be set to leave after the 17-year-old failed to report for training on several occasions.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Inter Milan are set to beat Arsenal to the signing of 23-year-old Nice defender Dalbert for £17m.
    ( Talksport )

  • Tottenham and Inter Milan are biding their time before making a move for Paris St-Germain full-back Serge Aurier in the hope the 24-year-old's asking price will decrease.
    ( ESPN )

  • Newcastle United want Arsenal forward Lucas Perez, 28, but are not ready to match the Gunners' £13.4m valuation.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • Everton will step up their pursuit of Swansea's 27-year-old attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson by offering a £50m part-exchange deal that would see 19-year-old full-back Callum Connolly join the Welsh club.
    ( Wales Online )

  • Serie A sides Cagliari, Sassuolo and Verona are all interested in Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, 25.
    ( Talksport )

  • Watford expect to complete the signing of Fluminense forward Richarlison over the next few days, provided the 20-year-old Brazilian is granted a work permit.
    ( Hertfordshire Mercury )

  • Newcastle risk missing out on £17.5m-rated Benfica midfielder Andreas Samaris, 28.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Sheffield United and Barnsley are pursuing 24-year-old Huddersfield striker Joe Lolley.
    ( Daily Mail)


  • Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp says the club's cross-city rivals Aston Villa are strong contenders for promotion from the Championship.
    ( Birmingham Mail )

  • Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant met Levski Sofia's owners about taking over as manager of the Bulgarian club.
    ( Standart )

  • Derby County manager Gary Rowett says the Rams are working "incredibly hard" to add to their squad.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Colo Colo players walked out with dogs that have been put up for adoption at a recent home match for the Chilean club.
    ( Infobae )

  • Cricketer Kevin Pietersen has criticised Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke, after the company he owns launched a new hunting television channel.
    ( Independent )

  • Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo told the judge presiding over his alleged £13.1m tax fraud case: "If I wasn't called Cristiano Ronaldo, I wouldn't be here."
    ( AS )

  • ( Barcelona forward Lionel Messi met Pep Guardiola last summer to discuss a move to Manchester City.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • Several Barcelona players are "completely sick" of the uncertainty surrounding Neymar's future at the club.
    ( Sport )

  • Everton fans want the club to learn from the mistakes of other Premier League clubs when building their new stadium at Bramley Moore Dock.
    (Liverpool Echo)

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