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Football Rumours on Wednesday 21st April 2021

last updated Wednesday 21st April 2021, 6:49 AM





TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal are in advanced talks with Brighton & Hove Albion about making 29-year-old Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan's loan stay a permanent one.
    (Football Insider)


  • Arsenal are set to battle Premier League rivals Leicester City for the signing of exciting Empoli midfielder Samuele Ricci, according to reports.
    (Daily Express)


  • Barcelona have offered Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 32, a two-year deal. The Argentina forward is available on a free transfer when his contract at Etihad Stadium expires in the summer.
    (TyC Sports)


  • Real Betis are interested in signing 27-year-old Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly from Manchester United in the summer.
    (Sun)


  • Aston Villa could make a move for Manchester United and England attacking midfielder Jesse Lingard in the summer. The 28-year-old is also wanted on a permanent basis by West Ham United, where he has been on loan since January.
    (Football Insider)


  • Manchester United and Liverpool have entered the race sign Sevilla forward Youssef En-Nesyri this summer, according to reports.
    (Sun)


  • Marseille's 24-year-old Croatia defender Duje Caleta-Car is hopeful Liverpool rekindle their interest in him now his club are open to letting him leave.
    (RMC Sport)


  • Hector Bellerin is edging towards a summer move to Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports.
    (Sun)


  • West Bromwich Albion are determined to keep in-demand goalkeeper Sam Johnstone at The Hawthorns. Manchester United and West Ham are both interested in the 28-year-old Englishman.
    (Express and Star)


  • Newcastle United are interested in Benfica's 21-year-old Portuguese full-back Nuno Tavares.
    (Sport Witness)


  • Besiktas are ready to consider selling 26-year-old Canada forward Cyle Larin, who has attracted interest from West Ham and Everton.
    (Sport Witness)


  • Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe, 22, has started house hunting in Madrid. The France forward is yet to agree a contract extension with PSG and has long been identified as Real Madrid's top summer target.
    (Goal)



MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Tottenham have appointed Ryan Mason as interim head coach until the end of the season.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers, 48, has dismissed links to the vacancy at Tottenham.
    (Talksport)


  • Tottenham have reportedly made an approach for Maurizio Sarri as they go on the lookout for a new manager following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Mark Warburton is on the verge of quitting as Queens Park Rangers boss to take up a job with the FA.
    (Scottish Sun)


  • Jose Mourinho, who was sacked as Tottenham Hotspur boss on Monday, is in the running to be named the next Celtic manager.
    (Sun)


  • Valencia have also been linked with the Portuguese manager, with club owner Peter Lim prepared to dismiss current boss Javi Gracia to bring in the 58-year-old.
    (Todofichajes)


  • Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy feared as many as 10 players would quit in the summer if he did not sack Mourinho. Levy was most worried about England's Harry Kane, 27, and Dele Alli, 25, as well as Wales forward Gareth Bale, 31, on loan from Real Madrid.
    (Eurosport)



INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Mohamed Salah has received some relief from Liverpool's struggles - by being appointed Egypt's permanent captain.
    (Sun)



OTHER STUFF

  • Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham have followed Chelsea and Manchester City in pulling out from the proposed Super League.
    (Sky Sports)




















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