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Football Rumours on Wednesday 24th October 2018

last updated Wednesday 24th October 2018, 9:26 AM


  • Divock Origi is set to be offered a way out of Anfield by Turkish side Besiktas to end his Liverpool nightmare.

  • Inter Milan and Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 25, says he has "no intention" of leaving the Serie A club.

  • Chelsea are set to miss out on both Icardi and Genoa's Poland forward Krzysztof Piatek, 23, as the Blues look for a striker in January.
    (Evening Standard)

  • Tottenham and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 29, has revealed he would be open to re-joining former club Ajax in the future.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Chelsea are planning to offer Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 25, a new contract in the region of £100,000-a-week.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Nigeria winger Victor Moses, 27, is ready to leave Chelsea as he struggles for game time under new Blues manager Maurizio Sarri.

  • Wolves want to add attacking reinforcements to their squad in January, but will not recall on-loan striker Rafa Mir, 21, from from Las Palmas.
    (Birmingham Mail)


  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho banged on the Chelsea dressing room door to demand an apology from Marco Ianni after their dugout bust-up.

  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says the Reds need to strengthen to compete at the same level as Europe's best teams, including Manchester City.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis flew from Athens to personally deliver a message that their performances must improve, after their first defeat in seven games.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Neil Redfearn has left Newcastle United's coaching staff three weeks after joining.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Sacking manager Julen Lopetegui, 52, would cost Real Madrid 18 million euros (£16m).

  • Lopetegui will be sacked and reserve team boss Santiago Solari, 42, placed in interim charge for Sunday's El Clasico against Barcelona.
    (Daily Star)

  • Former Spain coach Lopetegui will still be in charge for El Clasico.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno has suggested Lopetegui is not in immediate danger of the sack and everything at the club "is totally normal".
    (Daily Mail)


  • Atlanta United boss Gerardo Martino, who has announced he will leave at the end of the MLS season, is in line to become the new manager of Mexico.


  • Marcos Alonso has signed a contract extension with Chelsea until 2023.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United arrived late for their second successive Champions League home match, with Jose Mourinho choosing to walk to Old Trafford.
    (Sky Sports)

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