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Football Rumours on Wednesday 26th June 2019

last updated Wednesday 26th June 2019, 9:29 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal are set to return with an improved £19m offer for Celtic star Kieran Tierney.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Lucas Torreira is not seeking a move away from Arsenal despite strong interest from AC Milan.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Tottenham are competing with Arsenal to sign Saint-Etienne's France Under-19 defender William Saliba. The Gunners have had an opening offer of £27m for the 18-year-old turned down.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Tottenham are closing in on the signing of Lyon's France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 22, for a club record £60m. Ndombele played 34 games last season as Lyon qualified for the Champions League by finishing third in Ligue 1.
    (Sun)


  • Spurs are also close to signing Leeds United's 18-year-old English winger Jack Clarke for about £8.5m. Clarke made 22 Championship appearances in 2018-19.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Paris St-Germain want Neymar to stay at the club if the Brazil international can improve his performances. The French champions could be prepared to sell the 27-year-old but would want more than the 222m euros (£200m) they signed him for from Barcelona.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester City have held talks with Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici about a £44m deal to sign Portugal defender Joao Cancelo, 25.
    (TuttoMercatoWeb)


  • Manchester United want Sevilla and France forward Wissam Ben Yedder, 28, and will trigger his £35.8m release clause.
    (ABC de Sevilla)


  • United are also interested in 15-year-old French forward Mathis Rayan Cherki, who plays for Lyon and is attracting the attention of Real Madrid, Juventus,Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Liverpool's Belgium goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, 31, is wanted by Crystal Palace. The Eagles are prepared to pay £8m for Mignolet, who has two years to run on his contract at Anfield.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • However, the Reds do not intend to sell Mignolet, and will only consider letting the keeper leave if the fee is acceptable.
    (ESPN)


  • Liverpool forward Divock Origi, who scored in the Champions League final win over Tottenham in June, is wanted by Real Betis, with the Spanish club preparing a bid of about £10m for the 24-year-old Belgium international.
    (Bein Sports)


  • West Ham's Mexico forward Javier Hernandez, 31, is looking to leave and move to Spain, and the Hammers want to sign Celta Vigo's 22-year-old Uruguay striker Maxi Gomez.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Leicester have won the £8m race to sign Luton's English defender James Justin, beating Premier League newcomers Aston Villa and Scottish champions Celtic to the 21-year-old.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Former Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, 41, is in advanced negotiations for a return to Juventus from PSG on a one-year contract, with a future as a director.
    (Sky Italia)


  • Barcelona are due to complete the signing of France Wold Cup winner Antoine Griezmann for £107m from Atletico Madrid after a release clause in the 28-year-old forward's contract comes into force on 1 July.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Roma's Italy winger Stephan El Shaarawy, 26, has agreed to join Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua in a £16.11m deal.
    (Il Tempo)


  • Napoli could bring Diego Maradona's iconic number 10 shirt out of retirement as they attempt to persuade Real Madrid's Colombia forward James Rodriguez to join.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Reading's Gambian forward Mo Barrow is wanted by four Ligue 1 clubs, including Montpellier and Rennes. The 26-year-old former Swansea City player is also being eyed by several Turkish sides and wants to leave the Royals after two years.
    (getreading)



MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Mikel Arteta and Sean Dyche are among the managers being touted as Rafa Benitez's successor at Newcastle.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Former Arsenal midfielder Giovanni van Bronckhorst is interested in becoming the next manager of Newcastle, according to his agent.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Frank Lampard will start work as Chelsea boss next week on a three-year deal worth £5.5m a year.
    (Sun)


  • Frank Lampard beat off a late bid from Portuguese coaching legend Vitor Pereira to land the Chelsea job.
    (Sun)


  • Shay Given, Jody Morris and Claude Makelele are being linked with roles on Chelsea's coaching staff, with Lampard's appointment imminent.
    (Sun)


  • Garry Monk, John Eustace, Darren Moore and Derek McInnes are all being considered as replacements when Frank Lampard leaves Pride Park for Stamford Bridge.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Jose Mourinho has appeared to rule himself out of the Newcastle job, claiming he would not join a club that doesn't share the same lofty ambitions.
    (Daily Mail)




INTERNATIONAL STUFF
  • Aidy Boothroyd will hold talks with Gareth Southgate and FA officials about England U21s' disappointing Euro 2019 campaign.
    (Daily Mail)




OTHER STUFF

  • THE Championship clubs are again exploring a possible EFL breakaway. The 24 teams are growing increasingly dissatisfied by the League’s leadership and structure, despite the departure of chief exec Shaun Harvey.
    (Sun)


  • David Silva has told Pep Guardiola this will be his final campaign at Manchester City. The Spanish veteran, 33, admitted: "This season will be my last one — ten years is enough.
    (Sun)


  • Spain striker Ayoze Perez is one of a number Newcastle players considering their future at the club after the departure of manager Rafael Benitez.
    (Sun)


  • Football agent Willie McKay is facing up to two years in prison after being charged with fraud.
    (Daily Telegraph)




















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