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Football Rumours on Wednesday 11th March 2020

last updated Wednesday 11th March 2020, 9:56 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal are interested in Leeds United's on-loan English centre-back Ben White, with Liverpool, Manchester United and Leicester also keen on the 22-year-old Brighton defender.
    (Sun)


  • Atletico Madrid remain interested in signing France striker Alexandre Lacazette, 28, from Arsenal.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • Barcelona have made RB Leipzig and Germany striker Timo Werner, 24, their number two target this summer behind Inter Milan and Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 22.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • France forward Kylian Mbappe, 21, was tested for coronavirus before Paris-St Germain's Champions League game with Borussia Dortmund - and provided a negative result.
    (L'Equipe)


  • Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is trying to help the club sign Jude Bellingham from Birmingham having met the 16-year-old midfielder and his parents when they visited United's training ground on Monday.
    (Daily Star)


  • Monaco and France full-back Djibril Sidibe, 27, says he wants to make his current loan deal at Everton permanent.
    Liverpool Echo)


  • Liverpool are still hoping to sign Belgian forward Jeremy Doku, 17, after a previous move for the Anderlecht youngster fell through.
    (Daily Star)


  • Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi, 26, could be on his way to Crystal Palace, with the Belgium forward keen to stay at a London club as he seeks regular first-team games.
    (Daily Star)


  • Scout Jorge Alvial filed 40 reports to Manchester United on Alphonso Davies - before Bayern Munich signed the Canada winger, 19, from Vancouver Whitecaps.
    (Sun)


  • Bournemouth, Norwich, Leeds and West Brom are interested in signing Republic of Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen, 23, from West Ham.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Bristol City or Barnsley may give ex-Southampton winger Omar Rowe, 25, another chance in the Football League after impressing with non-league side Hayes & Yeading United.
    (Sun)


  • Aston Villa are considering ending Danny Drinkwater's loan spell after the midfielder was involved in a violent altercation with team-mate Jota.
    (Daily Mail)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Manager Dean Smith's Aston Villa future is in doubt before Saturday's Premier League game with Chelsea.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Man City boss Pep Guardiola expects Premier League games to be played without fans as concerns over coronavirus escalation.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Real Madrid are hoping to replace coach Zinedine Zidane with former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino or ex-Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri.
    (Marca)


  • Leicester City have begun their plan to refresh their squad this summer, says manager Brendan Rodgers.
    (Leicester Mercury)


  • Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis has announced he has coronavirus - just days after he attended the club's home game against Millwall.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF
  • Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey is unlikely to play in Wales' friendlies this month due to the coronavirus lockdown in Italy.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Michael O'Neill believes Northern Ireland could benefit if their scheduled Euro 2020 play-off semi-final away to Bosnia is played behind closed doors.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Billy Gilmour has been named in Scotland's Under-21 squad despite calls for the Chelsea midfielder to be included in the senior set-up.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Uefa are considering postponing Euro 2020 by a year because of coronavirus, following pleas by several national federations.
    (Tuttosport)




OTHER STUFF
  • Arsenal are trying to secure the long-term future of English winger Bukayo Saka, 18, amid interest from Manchester United.
    (Daily Express)


  • Manchester City's Premier League match against Arsenal has been postponed due to fears over the spread of the coronavirus.
    (Sky Sports)


  • English right-back Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 22, is being left out of the Arsenal squad because he has been late to training several times this season.
    (The Athletic)


  • The FA face multimillion-pound losses if they are forced to cancel matches or stage them behind closed doors due to the coronavirus as their insurance policies do not cover public health epidemics.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Martin Dubravka will be out of action for at least a month after damaging his medial knee ligaments in Newcastle's 1-0 victory away to Southampton on Saturday.
    (Time)


  • Majority shareholder Tahnoon Nimer has denied Charlton's statement that he resigned as a director amid a dispute among the club's hierarchy.
    (Sky Sports)




















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