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Football Rumours on Tuesday 9th November 2021

last updated Tuesday 09th November 2021, 9:09 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Tottenham will have to pay Fiorentina £60m to beat north London rivals Arsenal to the signing of Serbia forward Dusan Vlahovic, 21.
    (Daily Express)


  • Spain midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, is prepared to stay with Chelsea for the full duration of his season-long loan from Atletico Madrid, despite only playing for two minutes in the Premier League since the deal began in August.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Arsenal and England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 24, says he is now happy to stay at the club after trying to leave during the summer transfer window.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Watford and Newcastle are keen on taking Manchester United and England defender Phil Jones on loan, with a host of Championship clubs also interested in the 29-year-old.
    (Sun)


  • Newcastle face a fight to sign Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette with defending LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid keen on a free transfer, reports say.
    (Sun)


  • Newcastle United want to sign Lazio and Albania goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, 26, when the winter window opens.
    (Sun)


  • Southampton, Brighton and Brentford are all interested in Chelsea's English midfielder Ben Elliott, 19.
    (Sun)


  • Watford have agreed a deal to sign Nigeria goalkeeper Maduka Okoye from Dutch club Sparta Rotterdam for £5m.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Juventus are willing to let Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey leave for free in January despite having 18 months remaining on his contract.
    (Calciomercato)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Eddie Howe has been confirmed as the new head coach of Newcastle.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Ajax director of football Marc Overmars has turned down the chance to join Newcastle.
    (Athletic)


  • Aston Villa have made Rangers manager Steven Gerrard their number one choice to succeed Dean Smith, although Belgium boss Roberto Martinez is interested in the role.
    (Sun)


  • Smith, sacked by Aston Villa at the weekend, could be handed an immediate return to football, with Norwich City interested in him becoming their next manager.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is also in the frame for the Norwich job, along with Southampton's Ralph Hasenhuttl.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Former Chelsea technical director and ex-Nigeria international Michael Emenalo has emerged as the leading contender to become Newcastle United's new director of football.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Craig Shakespeare could join Claudio Ranieri's coaching team at Watford following his exit from Aston Villa. Shakespeare was Ranieri's assistant at Leicester when they won the Premier League in 2016.
    (Football Insider)


  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects he will still be in charge of Manchester United for their next match after the international break, at Watford.
    (Guardian)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Paul Pogba has been ruled out of France's World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Finland after suffering a right thigh injury.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Bristol City winger Callum O'Dowda has been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Portugal and Luxembourg.
    (Sky Sports)



OTHER STUFF

  • Saul Niguez's move to Chelsea has failed to live up to expectations so far with the on-loan midfielder increasingly fed-up at being marginalised, according to reports.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Ed Woodward is in talks over taking a consultancy role at Manchester United when he steps down as executive vice-chairman next month.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Five Premier League and Championship clubs will take part in a safe standing trial from January 1 next year, the UK sports minister Nigel Huddleston has announced.
    (Sky Sports)




















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