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Football Rumours on Tuesday 21st July 2015

last updated Tuesday 21st July 2015, 10:18 AM

  • Liverpool are set to be disappointed in their attempts to make Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus, 26, their record £46m signing, with Real Madrid set to beat them to the Germany international's signature.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Manchester United have had a record bid turned down for Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller, 25, according to Sport1 in Germany.
    ( ESPN )

  • But United have dismissed rumours linking them with a £70m bid for midfielder Muller.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • And the club will not sign Pole Robert Lewandowski, 26, either, according to former Manchester United youth player Markus Neumayr.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Chelsea will make a fresh £26m offer for Everton defender John Stones, 21, after the Premier League champions' initial £20m bid was rebuffed.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • But Everton are likely to demand more than £30m for Stones, which would make him the most expensive English defender ever.
    ( Guardian )

  • Stones is keen on a move to Chelsea, despite being quoted as saying he was happy at Everton.
    ( Sun )

  • Chelsea are also pushing to conclude a £14m deal with Bundesliga side Augsburg for left-back Abdul Baba Rahman, 21.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood wants a reunion with Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 31, as a replacement for Liverpool-bound Christian Benteke, 24.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Manchester United are interested in bringing Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero, 28, to Old Trafford to replace Victor Valdes.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • Crystal Palace are to sign England under-21 striker Patrick Bamford, 21, on loan from Chelsea after deciding against a move for Stamford Bridge team-mate Loic Remy, 28.
    ( Sun )

  • West Ham are to increase their £6m offer for Everton winger Kevin Mirallas after an initial bid for the Belgium international, 27, was rejected.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Newly promoted Norwich are interested in signing Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert, 33.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini, 31, is on the verge of sealing a move to Galatasaray in a deal worth about £2.8m.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • Juventus are set to assess Arsenal target Julian Draxler, 21, before entering talks with Schalke.
    ( Daily Express )

  • Stuttgart and Borussia Monchengladbach have expressed an interest in taking Chelsea defender Nathan Ake, 20, on loan next season.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Valencia have signed Australia goalkeeper Matt Ryan, 23, from Belgium side Club Brugge for a reported £4.9m.
    ( AS )


  • Former Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says Christian Benteke's £32.5m move from Villa to Liverpool will prove to be money well spent.
    ( Sky Sports )

  • The future of Manchester City and Barcelona target Paul Pogba depends on his club Juventus, according to the 22-year-old's agent.
    ( talkSPORT )

  • Nemanja Matic has become the first Chelsea player to express his disappointment that goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, was sold to rivals Arsenal.
    ( Independent )

  • England captain Wayne Rooney, 29, believes being elevated to Manchester United's main striker could allow him to surpass his best ever tally of 34 goals for the club.
    ( Guardian )


  • Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has revealed he is terrified of animals, including his own dog who he hasn't touched in seven years.
    ( Metro )

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