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Football Rumours on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

last updated Tuesday 23rd February 2021, 9:11 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Paris St-Germain are ready to revive their interest in Arsenal's Hector Bellerin this summer, with the Spain full-back, 25, prepared to move and also thought to be a target for Barcelona.
    (CBS Sports)


  • Republic of Ireland full-back Matt Doherty faces an uncertain future at Tottenham with manager Jose Mourinho harbouring doubts over the 29-year-old's chances of succeeding at the club.
    (ESPN)


  • RB Leipzig are preparing to sell Tottenham target Marcel Sabitzer, the 26-year-old Austria midfielder, and are assessing potential replacements for the summer window.
    (Football Insider)


  • England goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 23, will seek to leave Manchester United in the summer if he is not installed as their first-choice next season.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Juventus and Inter Milan have joined the battle for Manchester City's 32-year-old Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, who has already spoken with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid about a possible move this summer.
    (Sun)


  • Crystal Palace are keeping tabs on Radu Dragusin's contract stand-off with Juventus ahead of a possible free summer transfer, according to reports.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United have refused to sanction a clause that would permit West Ham to automatically sign England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 28 for a set price at the end of the season.
    (Times)


  • Manchester United are planning to release four goalkeepers at the end of the season - and sell current No.1 David de Gea.
    (Daily Star)


  • Juventus have asked Atletico Madrid about the possibility of signing 28-year-old Spanish striker Alvaro Morata on loan.
    (Goal)


  • Barcelona presidential hopeful Toni Freixa believes it would be possible to sign both Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe, 22, and Borussia Dortmund's Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20.
    (Marca)


  • Mbappe wants to earn the same amount of money as Brazilian forward Neymar if he is to stay at Paris St-Germain.
    (Foot Mercato)


  • Barcelona have intensified their interest in Real Sociedad's Sweden forward Alexander Isak, 21, as they look to bring in a new striker this summer.
    (ESPN)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Tottenham Hotspur will place Julian Nagelsmann at the top of a list of targets to replace head coach Jose Mourinho if the Portuguese cannot arrest the club's dismal run of results and save his job.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Newcastle owner Mike Ashley remains reluctant to part with manager Steve Bruce.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)


  • Nigel Pearson has been named the new manager of Bristol City until the end of the season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Joey Barton has been appointed manager of Bristol Rovers.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Marcelo Bielsa said it would be better for Leeds to wait until the end of the season before deciding to extend his contract.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is said to be hugely impressed by Brighton central defender Ben White, 23.
    (Football Insider)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • British efforts to stage the entirety of this summer's Euro 2020 tournament have been boosted by news that large venues such as Wembley will be permitted to host 10,000 fans from May 17.
    (Daily Mail)



OTHER STUFF

  • Brighton have opened talks to extend Alexis Mac Allister's contract.
    (Sun)


  • National League North and South clubs have held talks about setting up a new league just days after the decision was made to declare the season null and void.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Aston Villa have banned their players from taking part in fantasy football competitions following concerns over the leaking of Jack Grealish's injury.
    (Times)




















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