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Football Rumours on Tuesday 21st June 2016

last updated Tuesday 21st June 2016, 9:53 AM


  • Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina is wanted by Turkish club Besiktas.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Champions League winners Real Madrid have opened talks to sign France midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, from Juventus, according to the player's agent.
    ( Marca )


  • Premier League champions Leicester are ready to pay £30m for Watford striker and captain Troy Deeney, 27, having had two bids rejected.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • New Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is plotting a £57m move for Lazio winger Antonio Candreva, 29, and Italy team-mate and Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 29.
    ( Sun )


  • Liverpool are planning a bid for Newcastle and England winger Andros Townsend, 24.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Manchester City are also interested in Townsend, who has a release clause of around £10.5m.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Everton have opened talks over a £16m deal for Porto's 24-year-old Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • West Brom are keen on signing Newcastle United's 26-year-old France midfielder Moussa Sissoko.
    ( Birmingham Mail )


  • AC Milan striker Fernando Torres, 32, is to sign a one-year deal with Atletico Madrid, where the Spaniard spent last year on loan from the Serie A side.
    ( Marca )


  • Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Norwich are keen on 21-year-old Reading midfielder Aaron Tshibola.
    ( GetReading )


  • Swansea are ready to offer midfielder Leon Britton and full-back Angel Rangel, both 33, new contracts as they look to retain two of the senior figures in Francesco Guidolin's squad.
    ( South Wales Evening Post )


  • Burnley are yet to receive any bids for defender Michael Keane, 23, with Premier League champions Leicester and Everton interested in the player.
    ( Burnley Express )


  • West Brom have made a £4m bid for QPR winger Matt Phillips, 25, a year after they were unable to agree a fee.
    ( Birmingham Mail )


  • Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 19, could miss the start of the season if he is called up by Nigeria for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
    ( Manchester Evening News )




  • MANAGER MOVEMENTS

  • Southampton want talks with Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal over the vacant head coach position.
    ( Times )


  • Manchester United coach Ryan Giggs, who is expected to leave the club, is a contender for the manager's job at Championship side Nottingham Forest.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Giggs is not in the running to take over at Forest, whose owners hope to appoint a foreign coach and have contacted Spaniard and former Olympiakos boss Michel.
    ( Nottingham Post )


  • Manager Laurent Blanc will leave Paris St-Germain by the end of the week, says his agent.
    ( Guardian )


  • Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, ex-Ajax head coach Frank de Boer and Andre Villas-Boas are in contention for the vacant AC Milan job.
    ( La Gazzetta dello Sport )


  • Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal is not in the running for the vacant Southampton job.
    ( Sheffield Star )




  • Euro 2016

  • Gareth Bale lauded Wales' 3-0 win over Russia that saw them top Group B.
    ( SkySports )


  • Roy Hodgson says England will fear no one in the knockout stages of Euro 2016 and are on the verge of dishing out "a tough result".
    ( SkySports )


  • Germany have hit back at former skipper Michael Ballack after his accusations of the side lacking leaders were deemed "comedy".
    ( Guardian )




  • OTHER STORIES

  • Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has admitted Manchester United signing Eric Bailly has made the whole of the Ivory Coast proud.
    ( Daily Star )


  • West Brom are targeting FA board member Roger Burden to succeed Jeremy Peace as chairman.
    ( Daily Mail )




  • AND FINALLY

  • 'Will Grigg's on fire' might be the song of the summer, and England fans have now adapted the lyrics to honour striker Jamie Vardy, (
    (Joe.co.uk))






















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