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Football Rumours on Wedneday 5th May 2021

last updated Wednesday 05th May 2021, 6:52 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Tottenham will search for another striker in the summer, as they are not expected to take up the option to make Brazilian 26-year-old Carlos Vinicius's loan move from Benfica a permanent one.
    (Sky Sports)


  • The Glazers are ready to sanction a £90m Manchester United bid for Harry Kane as they desperately attempt to quash fan fury.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United have joined Premier League rivals Tottenham and West Ham in the race to sign West Brom's English goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, 28, in preparation for the departure of Spanish stopper David de Gea, 30, this summer.
    (ESPN)


  • United may instead turn to Aston Villa's English keeper Tom Heaton, 35, as Johnstone would prefer a move to West Ham to ensure regular first-team appearances.
    (Daily Star)


  • West Brom will demand £20m for Johnstone if they are relegated to the Championship.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Real Madrid are monitoring Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 26, who could leave the Etihad for £75m.
    (Football Insider)


  • Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti wants to bring Real Madid and Wales forward Gareth Bale, 31 who is on loan at Tottenham this season, to Goodison Park next season.
    (Sport Witness)


  • Chelsea could rival Manchester United and Liverpool for the signature of England winger Jadon Sancho after Borussia Dortmund lowered their asking price for the 21-year-old.
    (Football London)


  • Wolves forward Owen Otasowie is wanted by Anderlecht, Nice and Wolfsburg on loan next season if he is allowed to leave Molineux on a short-term deal.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • The Bundesliga club will ask for around £85m for Sancho this summer, which is still more than Manchester United are willing to pay.
    (Eurosport)


  • Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc says there is a "gentlemen's agreement" with Sancho allowing him to leave this summer.
    (ARD)


  • RB Leipzig striker Hwang Hee-chan is being monitored by West Ham and Crystal Palace for a summer move.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Leeds United are interested in Club Bruges' 21-year-old Dutch winger Noa Lang.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • As 34-year-old defender David Luiz enters the final two months of his Arsenal contract, his representatives have begun to look for a new club for the Brazilian and have offered his services to a club in the US.
    (CBS Sports)


  • Joe Allen will be allowed to leave Stoke City this summer, a year before his contract expires at the Bet365 Stadium.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Norwich City's 24-year-old midfielder Emi Buendia is in high demand, with Leeds United considering making a move for the Argentine who has been linked with Arsenal, Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and West Ham, as well as Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and Villarreal.
    (Footmercato)


  • Dutch winger Anwar El Ghazi, 26, will remain with Aston Villa next season after boss Dean Smith decided against making the 26-year-old available for a transfer.
    (Football Insider)


  • Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing 27-year-old England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Liverpool in the summer.
    (Fichajes)


  • Bayern Munich are leading the race to sign Aston Villa's 17-year-old English midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka.
    (Football Insider)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Chelsea are reportedly ready to extend manager Thomas Tuchel's contract.
    (Sun)


  • Massimiliano Allegri has stated his intention to return to football management and is being linked with a return to Juventus, while Real Madrid is seen as another option for the 53-year-old Italian.
    (Tuttosport)


  • Jose Mourinho has been appointed Roma head coach on a three-year deal set to begin at the start of next season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Jose Mourinho was appointed Roma boss on Tuesday but it will still cost his former club Tottenham £10m.
    (Sun)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Former England defender Sol Campbell is among those who have applied to replace Aidy Boothroyd as England Under-21 manager. Campbell, 46, who started his managerial career with Macclesfield in League Two in 2018, has been out of a job since leaving Southend United in June 2020.
    (Sun)


  • UEFA has confirmed the expansion of squads from 23 to 26 players at this summer's delayed European Championship.
    (Sky Sports)



OTHER STUFF

  • Man City reached the Champions League final for the first time in their history after Riyad Mahrez's double secured a 2-0 victory (4-1 on aggregate) over 10-man PSG.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester City's battles over Financial Fair Play (FFP) may not be over after it emerged that the club and the Premier League are involved in secret legal proceedings over whether the ruling body's regulations have been breached.
    (Independent)


  • Rangers have opened talks with Jermain Defoe in a bid to extend his Ibrox stay.
    (Scottish Sun)




















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