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Football Rumours on Wednesday 17th July 2019

last updated Wednesday 17th July 2019, 9:16 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Real Madrid's Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos, 22, is close to signing for Arsenal.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • Arsenal have sent a club doctor to Brazil to check the status of 23-year-old Everton Soares as a deal to sign Gremio's Brazil striker gets closer.
    (Fox Sports)


  • Dani Alves is prepared to take a pay cut to join Arsenal - but still wants £200k-a-week wages.
    (Sun)


  • Arsenal are confident they will beat Tottenham to the loan signing of Real Madrid starlet Dani Ceballos and get the deal done before the weekend with the player keen to sort his future.
    (Daily Star)


  • Arsenal are desperate to sign Barcelona's Malcom on loan but the La Liga champions are demanding £50m upfront.
    (Sun)


  • Arsenal are open to letting Laurent Koscielny leave the club provided their valuation is met.
    (Sky Sports)


  • William Saliba wants to seal a transfer to the Gunners but Saint-Etienne prefer rivals Tottenham's offer for the 18-year-old French centre-back.
    (Sun)


  • Tottenham's Kieran Trippier is closing in on a move to Atletico Madrid.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Tottenham's Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, is one of the names identified by Atletico Madrid as they look to sign a playmaker.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Roma cannot afford Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld's £25m release clause and could offer Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 20, as part of the deal to sign the 30-year-old Belgium centre-back.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • England left-back Danny Rose, 29, will not travel with Spurs on their pre-season tour to Singapore, with a view to him being sold.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Paris St-Germain have rejected a bid from Barcelona - of £40m plus 31-year-old Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic and 27-year-old Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho - for Brazil forward Neymar, 26.
    (Daily Express)


  • Inter Milan are expected to meet Manchester United's £75m valuation for Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, but only in a deal which would involve paying £60m over three years and another £15m depending on bonus payments.
    (Sun)


  • Everton are interested in Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, and are waiting to see if the Croatia international has a future at the Serie A champions under new manager Maurizio Sarri.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet's agent says the 31-year-old Belgian still aims to leave the Reds in search of more first-team football.
    (Les Sports Plus)


  • AC Milan could try to sign Manchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 25, after being put off by Liverpool's £18m asking price for 30-year-old Croatia centre-back Dejan Lovren.
    (Daily Mail)


  • West Ham have agreed a £3m deal with Wigan to sell striker Jordan Hugill - and he is trying to agree terms.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United have made a big-money offer - thought to be £50m - to Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 24.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Napoli have reportedly made a £14.5m offer for Everton youngster Henry Onyekuru.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • France centre-back Eliaquim Mangala can leave Manchester City for free. The 28-year-old was the most expensive defender in British history when he joined City from Porto for £42m in 2014.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Brentford are making a £750k bid for Blackpool left back Marc Bola.
    (Sun)


  • Luton have bid a club-record £1.35m for Rijeka goalkeeper Simon Sluga.
    (Sun)


  • Barcelona are interested in bringing Real Betis' 22-year-old Spain Under-21 left-back Junior Firpo to the Nou Camp this summer to provide cover for Spain international Jordi Alba, 30.
    (Marca)


  • Atalanta's 23-year-old Italy defender Gianluca Mancini is set to sign for Roma for 26m (£23.48m).
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Newcastle are on the verge of appointing former Lyon boss Bruno Genesio as their new manager.
    (Daily Express)


  • Steve Bruce was absent from Sheffield Wednesday’s friendly at Northampton amid Newcastle interest.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF
  • Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert have been sacked following their exit from the Africa Cup of Nations.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • Southampton striker Charlie Austin, 30, reacted angrily when he was told he would not travel with the first-team during pre-season and called manager Ralph Hasenhuttl "disrespectful".
    (Sun)


  • English midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, 27, says he is not looking to leave Newcastle United.
    (Daily Star)


  • Liverpool have included 35-year-old English goalkeeper Andy Lonergan - who is a free agent after leaving Middlesbrough - on their pre-season tour of North America because of a shortage of cover.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has held talks with Fred over the last few weeks and assured him he is part of Manchester United's first-team plans.
    (Sun)


  • Joey Barton has been charged with actual bodily harm after an incident after Fleetwood's match at Barnsley in April. Football lawmakers will review the law that insists goalkeepers keep a foot on the goal-line at the start of a penalty kick.
    (Sky Sports)




















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