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Football Rumours on Tuesday 17th October 2017

last updated Wednesday 18th October 2017, 10:14 AM

  • Real Madrid are planning a £150m move for Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 24.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • However, Tottenham will demand £200m for the England international.

  • Real Madrid will move for Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford, 19, if they cannot sign Kane.
    (Don Balon)

  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will vie with his former club Barcelona for the signing of 22-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl.

  • Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 29, is moving closer to leaving Arsenal in January as the Gunners look for a potential buyer.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Chelsea manager Antonio Conte plans to replace striker Michy Batshuayi, 24, in the January transfer window as he searches for a better deputy to main striker Alvaro Morata, 24.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Tottenham centre-back Toby Alderweireld, 28, says there has been no progress over negotiations about a new deal with the club.

  • Newcastle want to sign £15m-rated Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun in January. The Turkey international, 26, is also attracting attention from Tottenham and Crystal Palace.
    (Daily Star)

  • Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, 30, has targeted a move to Manchester City after an on-field disagreement with Neymar has led to uncertainty about the Uruguay international's future.
    (Don Balon)

  • Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso, 26, is a potential target for Barcelona. The former Real Madrid player is being considered as a long-term replacement for Jordi Alba, 28.
    (Daily Mail)

  • RB Leipzig would never have sold Naby Keita to Liverpool had it not been for his release clause, the German club have confirmed. Keita, 22, will move to Anfield next summer after the Reds agreed to pay a premium on top of the 22-year-old's £48m release fee, which comes into effect at the end of this campaign.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was involved in an angry exchange with referee Neil Swarbrick after his side's 2-1 defeat by Watford and could be charged by the Football Association.
    (Evening Standard)

  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino would be willing to sign a 15-year contract with the north London club.
    (Evening Standard)

  • Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca says he wants to work in the Premier League, which could prompt renewed interest from Everton.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Dave Whelan is set to sell Wigan for £15m to wealthy Chinese group in the next few weeks.

  • Carlo Ancelotti will snub AC Milan in the hope of becoming Juventus' new manager in the summer.

  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants a big pay rise if he is to sign a new contract.


  • England have been left far from pleased after Borussia Dortmund disrupted their U17 World Cup campaign by calling back Jadon Sancho out of the blue.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, formerly of Arsenal, says he would like to become an interior designer after he retires.

  • Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is set to miss four weeks with a hamstring injury.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his successor Jose Mourinho is a "very sympathetic guy" but still has reservations over the way in which he was replaced.

  • Paris St-Germain will pay Brazilian forward Neymar three million euros (£2.67m) if he wins the Ballon d'Or.
    (Le Parisien)

  • Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars, who is director of football at Ajax, is to return to the Gunners and take up the same position.
    (Daily Star)

  • Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has failed to endorse the claims of forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, to win the Ballon D'Or over Barcelona rival Lionel Messi, 30.
    (Daily Express)

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