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Football Rumours on Wednesday 14th February 2018

last updated Wednesday 14th February 2018, 9:27 AM

  • Chinese side Beijing Sinobo Guoan are plotting a move to sign Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele before their transfer deadline at the end of February.

  • Manchester United are monitoring Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld's situation. The 28-year-old Belgian is out of contract in 18 months and he was not included in Spurs' squad to face Juventus in the Champions League.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 24, says he has not asked to leave Stoke after being linked with a move to either Liverpool or Arsenal.

  • AC Milan are planning a £30m summer move for Manchester United's 28-year-old Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera.
    (Daily Star)

  • Real Madrid are confident of signing Paris St-Germain striker Neymar, 22, in the summer.

  • However, Spain's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, has said he "would not like" to see the Brazilian at Madrid.

  • Real Madrid are planning to spend around 600m euros (£534m) on improving their squad this summer, with Tottenham's 24-year-old England striker Harry Kane a key target.
    (Sports Illustrated)

  • Crystal Palace have flown in goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri, who is a free agent after cancelling his contract with Fluminese. The 35-year-old Brazilian worked with Eagles boss Roy Hodgson when he was at Liverpool.

  • Ajax teenager Justin Kluivert says he would consider a move to the Premier League. The 18-year-old Dutch striker said Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea or Manchester United were clubs he could "see myself playing at in a few years".
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Chelsea target Arturo Vidal says he is happy to remain at Bayern Munich. The 30-year-old Chilean midfielder's deal expires in 2019.

  • Newcastle are keen to sign goalkeeper Martin Dubravka permanently. The 29-year-old Slovak joined the Magpies on loan from Sparta Prague in February until the end of the season.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Roma are aiming to put a 90m euro (£85m) release clause in goalkeeper Alisson's contract. The 25-year-old Brazilian has been linked with a move to Liverpool.

  • Championship side Bolton are interested in former West Brom striker Victor Anichebe. The 29-year-old Nigerian is out of contract after a stint in the Chinese Super League.
    (Birmingham Mail)

  • Sunderland are interested in Wigan's Montserratian defender Donervon Daniels, 24.

  • Zenit St Petersburg are interested in signing 30-year-old former Manchester City and Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri. The Frenchman is a free agent after leaving Turkish club Antalyaspor.
    (Sport Express)


  • Arsenal already have plans in place should manager Arsene Wenger leave in the summer. The club want to avoid the uncertainty over Wenger's position that affected them at the end of last season.
    (Daily Mail)

  • St Mirren boss Jack Ross is set to meet with Barnsley chiefs on Wednesday.

  • John Williams, the first club chairman in the Premier League to be sacked due to poor results, has admitted his surprise at getting the chop at West Brom.

  • West Brom manager Alan Pardew's methods are causing friction within the squad, but his position is safe despite the club chairman and chief executive being sacked on Tuesday.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Former Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 29, says he picked the best moment to leave the club and "refresh" his career at Arsenal.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • German Loris Karius is set to keep his place in goal for Liverpool in favour of Simon Mignolet when the Reds face Porto in the Champions League.

  • Manchester City will offer Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson, 24, a new deal seven months after he joined the Premier League side.

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