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Football Rumours on Wednesday 15th May 2019

last updated Wednesday 15th May 2019, 10:12 AM


  • Tottenham is 18-year-old Fulham defender Ryan Sessegnon's first choice destination over Manchester United because he wants to stay in London and work under Mauricio Pochettino.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Wales forward Gareth Bale, 29, will turn down a return to Tottenham and is in no rush to leave Real Madrid, with three years remaining on his £600,000-a-week contract.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Bayern Munich have opened discussions with Manchester City over the potential summer transfer of 23-year-old Germany winger Leroy Sane.
    (Daily Record)

  • Barcelona's Champions League defeat by Liverpool has convinced the club to sign striker Antoine Griezmann - who has announced he is leaving Atletico Madrid this summer - despite being frustrated at the 28-year-old for not joining last year.

  • La Liga president Javier Tebas says Griezmann will already have agreed that a club will pay his release clause.

  • Real Madrid have made a move for France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, with Manchester United increasingly open to a £150m deal.

  • Despite reports Real Madrid have agreed a £86m deal for Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard, 28, the Blues are holding out for £100m.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Hazard told the media he had made a decision about his future to try and prompt Chelsea to agree a fee.
    (Daily Express)

  • The Belgian fears Chelsea will force him to stay one more year, with Real Madrid still yet to agree a fee.

  • Juventus will only sell Manchester United and Manchester City target Joao Cancelo on two conditions - if a fee in the region of 60 million euros is offered and if the Portuguese right-back, 24, asks the club for a summer move.

  • France forward Anthony Martial, 23, will not be sold by Manchester United this summer because he is one of co-chairman Joel Glazer's favourite players.

  • Everton are considering whether to send England Under-21 defender Jonjoe Kenny, 22, on loan next season, with Seamus Coleman set to remain first-choice right-back.
    (Liverpool Echo)

  • Leicester are trying to push through a deal for 22-year-old Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, who is on loan from Monaco, because of interest from Manchester United and Tottenham.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to keep Nampalys Mendy, 26, despite having started Wilfred Ndidi as the lone defensive midfielder since taking over.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Barcelona want to sell Brazil attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 26, this summer but will not let him leave for less than 100m euros (£86.8m).

  • Manchester United are put off by Napoli's £90m asking price for centre-back Kalidou Koulibably, 27, and could instead target Leicester's Harry Maguire, 26, and Inter Milan's Milan Skriniar, 24.

  • Premier League champions Manchester City are looking to bring in at least three new players this summer, with a defensive midfielder, a defender and a forward the main priorities.

  • Midfielder Isaac Hayden, 24, is set to leave Newcastle this summer but has to wait for boss Rafael Benitez to sort out his future as the Spaniard has the final say on transfers until 30 June.

  • Barcelona are one step away from signing 19-year-old Ajax and Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt.


  • Former Wales manager Chris Coleman has been sacked by Chinese club Hebei China Fortune after a run of one win in nine matches.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer threatened to sell half the squad after their final-day defeat by Cardiff.

  • Leeds director of football Victor Orta has urged Swansea winger Daniel James, 21, to hold fire on agreeing a move to Manchester United in case the Championship club win promotion to the top flight.
    (Football Insider)

  • Chris Wilder beat Pep Guardiola to the LMA Manager of the Year award after leading Sheffield United to promotion.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Mansfield manager David Flitcroft has been sacked following their loss to Newport in the League Two play-offs.
    (Sky Sports)

  • New England Revolution have appointed Bruce Arena the club's new head coach and sporting director.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Neil Warnock is set to stay as Cardiff manager for one more season after constructive talks with the club.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Michael Carrick, Kieran McKenna and Mark Dempsey will be staying on as part of his Man Utd coaching team next season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Gareth Southgate will select Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 25, in his squad for next month's Nations League after receiving assurances the England captain will be fit to play in Portugal.

  • Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier is hoping to be named in the England squad for the Nations League after recovering from a series of injuries.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal started planning a Europa League victory parade before they reached the quarter-finals.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United could pay 30-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez £12m next year to spend the season on loan at Inter Milan.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Andy Carroll is ready to embark on a gruelling training regime away from England this summer in a bid to resurrect his injury-plagued career.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Premier League managers and captains will be warned in pre-season players who make the VAR hand gesture to officials will receive yellow cards.
    (Daily Mail)

  • American businessman Mark Campbell is the frontman for an attempted buyout of relegated Falkirk.
    (Scottish Sun)

  • Wolves have announced plans to become the first club in the United Kingdom to install rail seats in an entire stand at their stadium.
    (Sky Sports)

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