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Football Rumours on Tuesday 8th June 2015

last updated Tuesday 09th June 2015, 10:01 AM


  • Serie A champions Juventus are preparing a £10m offer for 31-year-old Manchester United forward Robin van Persie.
    ( Daily Star)

  • Chelsea are lining up a £30m offer for Napoli's Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 27.
    ( Sun )

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will move for Porto's Colombia forward Jackson Martinez, 28, if he can offload Lukas Podolski, among others.
    ( Daily Mirror)

  • Wenger is also keen on Sevilla and Poland midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 25, who has a £21m buyout clause in his contract.

  • But United's hopes of signing Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, 27, have faded.
    ( Sun )

  • Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, has given Arsenal encouragement of signing him after stating he is keen to stay in London if he leaves Stamford Bridge this summer.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • The agent of Liverpool's England forward Raheem Sterling, 20 has been criticised by former Reds striker John Aldridge.
    ( Daily Mirror)

  • Former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy, 38, says his old club need a top-class striker for next season - despite signing 22-year-old Burnley forward Danny Ings.
    ( Talksport )

  • There is "no chance" of New York City FC striker David Villa, 33, joining Manchester City on loan next season.
    ( NBC )

  • Newcastle United want Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel, 22, on loan and are interested in Blues striker Patrick Bamford, 21.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • But Chelsea will want £10m for Bamford, who spent last season on loan at Middlesbrough.
    ( Daily Express)

  • West Bromwich Albion are pondering a move for Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey, 28.
    ( Birmingham Mail )

  • Neil McDonald has completed his first player deal as Blackpool manager - agreeing an extended contract with 17-year-old winger Henry Cameron.
    ( Blackpool Gazette )


  • Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has described England's goalless friendly draw with the Republic of Ireland on Sunday as "horrific".
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Former Liverpool defender Sami Hyypia, 41, says he would like to return to Anfield to work on Brendan Rodgers' coaching staff.
    ( Daily Express)

  • And the ex-Fulham boss and former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen, 51, is being considered to become Rodgers' assistant at Liverpool.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Sunderland forward Steven Fletcher, 28, says he is facing an uncertain future at the club as he prepares to enter the final 12 months of his contract.
    ( Sunderland Echo )

  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez has ruled out signing a new keeper after reiterating his faith in USA international Tim Howard, 36, and Spaniard Joel Robles, 24.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Aston Villa's 30-year-old defender Ron Vlaar, who has been offered a new contract by the club, says he thinks he "can go a step higher".
    ( Daily Mirror)

  • Mexico striker Javier Hernandez, 27, wants to revive his career at Manchester United after failing to secure a permanent transfer to Real Madrid.
    ( Marca )

  • The Gunners have been denied a £2.9m bonus payment from Champions League winners Barcelona because Belgium defender Thomas Vermaelen, 29, who they sold to the Spanish club last August, did not play a single minute in the competition.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • West Ham United hope to appoint their former defender and ex-Croatia manager, Slaven Bilic, 46, as their new boss this week. .
    ( London Evening Standard )


  • Dublin-based club Cabinteely FC have mocked Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, 24, while tweeting their support of their goal-shy players.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 27, has been given a £63m price tag - not by his club, but by a group of Swiss sport mathematicians.
    (Manchester Evening Standard)

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