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Football Rumours on Wednesday 26th August 2020

last updated Wednesday 26th August 2020, 9:11 AM






TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Fulham have entered the race to sign Brentford forward Ollie Watkins, 24, with several other Premier League clubs also interested in the Englishman.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Crystal Palace have agreed a £14m fee for QPR midfielder Eberechi Eze, beating a late bid from West Brom for the English 22-year-old after Fulham pulled out.
    (Sun)


  • Brendan Rodgers is preparing for life without Chelsea-bound Ben Chilwell and has already targeted two potential replacements for the England left-back, with Fulham's Joe Bryan and Atalanta's Robin Gosens on his wanted list.
    (Sun)


  • Arsenal are set to walk away from a deal to sign £45m-rated Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey, 27, from Atletico Madrid this summer.
    (Daily Express)


  • Newcastle United are interested in bringing Arsenal centre-back Rob Holding, 24, in on loan and the Gunners are open to offers for the Englishman.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly held personal transfer talks with Leicester star Demarai Gray.
    (Sun)


  • Paris St-Germain and Manchester United are in position to sign Lionel Messi after the Argentine forward, 33, told Barcelona he wants to leave - and both would be willing to pay a fee.
    (Sport)


  • Messi decided to hand in a transfer request after he was told "your privileges in the squad are over" by new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Thiago Silva, 35, is set to have a Chelsea medical on Thursday, despite a late attempt by Paris St-Germain to offer the Brazilian defender a new deal.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Philippe Coutinho would prefer to return to the Premier League than stay with Barcelona - with Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea interested in the 28-year-old Brazilian midfielder.
    (Marca)


  • Arsenal have knocked back an approach from Monaco for attacking midfielder Emile Smith Rowe.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Everton are in talks over a deal for Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez, 29, with boss Zinedine Zidane keen for him to leave the club.
    (Talksport)


  • Chelsea could sign free agent and French former Nice defender Malang Sarr, 21, on a five-year contract.
    (Guardian)


  • Leeds are closing in on the signing of Spain international Rodrigo after reaching an agreement with Valencia.
    (Sky Sports)


  • AC Milan are pushing to sign Spanish midfielder Brahim Diaz, 21, on loan from Real Madrid.
    (Marca)


  • Crystal Palace have agreed a £14m fee for QPR midfielder Eberechi Eze, beating a late bid from West Brom for the English 22-year-old after Fulham pulled out.
    (Sun)


  • Everton, Leicester City, Southampton and Leeds United all sent scouts to watch Dundee United's Scottish centre-back Lewis Neilson, 17.
    (Dundee Courier)


  • Luis Suarez could be on his way to PSG to join former team-mate Neymar, according to reports.
    (Daily Express)




MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reportedly decided to resign amid suggestions Lionel Messi has told the club he wants to leave.
    (Daily Star)


  • Antonio Conte is set to remain in his role as Inter Milan boss following face-to-face talks with president Steven Zhang, the Serie A club confirmed on Tuesday.
    (Sky Sports)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Harry Maguire has been withdrawn from England's squad for next month's Nations League matches after being found guilty of three charges by a Greek court.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Kalvin Phillips has admitted he was a little surprised to have been called into the England squad so soon.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Gareth Bale will get "no special treatment" in the Wales set-up amid a lack of playing time, says manager Ryan Giggs.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • English striker Jamie Vardy, 33, will sign a new contract with Leicester.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • An Independent Disciplinary Commission has dismissed a charge brought against Derby related to the sale of Pride Park.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Derby County are considering legal action against the English Football League after charges of breaching spending rules were dismissed by an independent disciplinary commission.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Southampton have ended their sponsorship arrangement with LD Sports, suggesting the Chinese brand is no longer an appropriate and viable partner.
    (Guardian)


  • Adama Traore is expected to be fit for the start of Wolves' Premier League season after avoiding the need for surgery to clear up a long-standing shoulder problem.
    (Sky Sports)


  • AFC Wimbledon will play their opening home matches of the 2020/21 season at QPR's Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium in a temporary groundshare arrangement.
    (Sky Sports)




















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