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Football Rumours on Tuesday 4th June 2019

last updated Tuesday 04th June 2019, 9:22 AM


  • Chinese clubs Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG are interested in signing Arsenal's Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and are offering to pay him nearly £300,000 a week.

  • Arsenal are to launch a double bid for Sampdoria duo Dennis Praet and Joachim Andersen for £37m this summer.
    (Daily Star)

  • Arsenal have held talks over a £20m move for Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier but fear it could fall through due to their failure to qualify for the Champions League.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Bournemouth are eyeing a £13m swoop for Fiorentina goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski.
    (Daily Star)

  • Middlesbrough want Dwight Gayle to be the striker to fire them to promotion to the Premier League next season.
    (Daily Star)

  • Jordan Rhodes has been priced out of his dream move to the Premier League with newly-promoted Norwich.
    (Daily Star)

  • Eden Hazard's hopes of securing a move from Chelsea to Real Madrid by Tuesday have been hampered by Blues manager Sarri's imminent departure.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • West Ham will aim to sign Fenerbahce captain Kaldirim who has just a £4.4m release clause.

  • Inter Milan are ready to test West Ham's resolve to keep Marko Arnautovic.

  • Real are making a final push to sign Belgium forward Hazard, 28, for 120m euros (£107m). The Spanish club are sending a representative to London to meet Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia.

  • And Real are worried Manchester United and Bayern Munich will compete with them to sign Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 26, from Liverpool this summer.

  • Manchester City and Manchester United are set to go head to head in a £120m battle to sign Benfica's 19-year-old Portugal midfielder Joao Felix.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Juventus want to re-sign United and France midfielder Paul Pogba. The 26-year-old spent four years at the Serie A club between 2012-2016.
    (Sky Italy)

  • Manchester United are favourites to sign Leicester City's English midfielder James Maddison, 22, this summer.

  • Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell, 22, says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola told him he was a big admirer of his this season.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Nasser Al Khelaifi, who heads Qatar Sport Investment - the owners of Paris St-Germain is not willing to let Brazil forward Neymar, 27, leave PSG this summer.

  • Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says Manchester City are "insane" in their valuation of 23-year-old Germany winger Leroy Sane, who is wanted by the Bundesliga champions.
    (Daily Star)

  • Bayern Munich have offered Bayern Leverkusen about £80m for 19-year-old Germany midfielder Kai Havertz.

  • Manchester United have been quoted a fee of 35m euros (£31m) for Lille's French goalkeeper Mike Maignan, 23.
    (Daily Record)

  • West Ham have made a £20m bid for Barcelona's 25-year-old midfielder Andre Gomes, who was on loan at Everton last season.

  • Cardiff City have rejected an £8m bid from Aston Villa for their 29-year-old Philippines goalkeeper Neil Etheridge.
    (Wales Online)

  • Bournemouth and Burnley are interested in signing West Brom's English striker Jay Rodriguez, 29.
    (Express and Star)


  • Chris Hughton will hold talks with West Brom in the next 48 hours as he considers making a return to management.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Watford boss Javi Gracia is under consideration as a replacement for Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea manager, if the Italian leaves Stamford Bridge to take over at Juventus.

  • Juve are set to give Sarri a three-year deal worth 7m euros (£6.22m) per season.
    (Corriere della Sera)

  • Phil Hodgkinson is closing in on his takeover of Huddersfield Town after the FA closed his misconduct charge.
    (Sky Sports)

  • American businessman Mark Campbell is in line to become the new majority shareholder of Sunderland, taking a 74 per cent stake in the club.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Nasser Al Khelaifi, who heads Qatar Sport Investment - the owners of Paris St-Germain - is to meet representatives of Leeds United in Doha with a view to buying the Championship club.

  • Bayern's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer says he would "wish for nothing more" than for Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to manage his club.


  • Steve Clarke is exploring a possible Scotland call-up for West Ham defender Ryan Fredericks.
    (Daily Record)

  • Shane Long is out of the Republic of Ireland's European Qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Northern Ireland fans have been warned to avoid potentially contaminated food from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster ahead of their European Qualifier in Belarus.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has confirmed he will leave the club with a message to fans on Instagram.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Belgium forward Divock Origi, 24, has earned a new long-term contract at Liverpool following his end of season performances.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • FIFA have awarded Qatar the right to host the 2019 and 2020 Club World Cups.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Ross McCormack has been released by Aston Villa after three years at the club.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Ashley Cole is among the Derby players being released this summer after they failed to win promotion to the Premier League.
    (Sky Sports)

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