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Football Rumours on Wednesday 29th May 2019

last updated Wednesday 29th May 2019, 8:33 AM


  • Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants to sign 27-year-old Belgium full-back Thomas Meunier from former club Paris St-Germain.
    (France Football)

  • Tottenham have made a £53m bid for Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso but the Spanish club are demanding the £88m release clause is met.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 30, expects to still be a Spurs player next season despite reported interest from Manchester United in the Belgium international.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham's England right-back Kieran Trippier, 28, has been ruled out of a move to Napoli after Serie A side switched their targets to younger players.

  • Chelsea have agreed a £115m fee for Eden Hazard, with the Belgian set to sign a £400k-a-week Real Madrid deal.

  • Manchester United and Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, 26, is willing to take a pay cut in order to secure a move to Inter Milan this summer.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Real Madrid forward Isco is in line to become Maurizio Sarri's first signing as Juventus boss, according to reports.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Barca have offered 26-year-old Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho or France forward Ousmane Dembele, 22, to Paris St-Germain in a part exchange deal for Brazil striker Neymar, 27.

  • Atletico Madrid have chosen Paris St-Germain's Uruguay international Edinson Cavani, 32, as their replacement for 30-year-old Spain striker Diego Costa.
    (Cadena Ser)

  • Newcastle United have contacted Benfica over a move for Greece goalkeeper Odysseas Vlachodimos, 25, and are believed to have been quoted £13.2m.
    (O Jogo)

  • Liverpool and Wales winger Harry Wilson, 22, has decided to leave Anfield in pursuit of regular first-team football after a loan spell at Derby. Wilson is wanted by clubs from the Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Crystal Palace, Newcastle, Southampton and Brighton are in the race to sign Wilson.
    (Daily Star)

  • Bournemouth want to sign Liverpool's Simon Mignolet, 31, after the Belgium goalkeeper fell down the pecking order at Anfield.

  • Eintracht Frankfurt's Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 21, is unlikely to return to the Bundesliga club after clearing his locker before the European Under-21 Championships.

  • Barcelona want to sign Wolfsburg's French left-back Jerome Roussillon, after the 26-year-old came to the attention of scouts monitoring Belgian goalkeeper Koen Casteels, 26.
    (Mundo Deportivo)

  • Aston Villa will begin their preparations for the Premier League by bidding £10m for Nottingham Forest's 26-year-old English forward Joe Lolley.
    (Daily Mail)

  • But Villa chief executive Christian Purslow says English midfielder Jack Grealish is not for sale despite expected interest in the 23-year-old.
    (Express & Star)

  • Defender Harry Maguire, 26, has encouraged team-mate and fellow Englishman James Maddison to stay at Leicester City next season. The 22-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move to Tottenham.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo looks increasingly likely to become a Rangers player ahead of the new season, as Steven Gerrard continues his rebuild.
    (Daily Record)


  • Marseille confirm Villas-Boas as new manager as former Chelsea and Spurs boss returns to touchline after two-year absence.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Chelsea will consider bringing forward their long-term plan of appointing Frank Lampard as manager if Maurizio Sarri returns to Italy in the summer. Former Blues and England midfielder Lampard guided Derby to the Championship play-off final in his first year in charge.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has set his club a deadline of next year to sell unwanted players as part of his rebuild at Old Trafford.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Manager Gennaro Gattuso and sporting director Leonardo have left AC Milan, the Serie A club confirmed on Tuesday.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Spanish champions Barcelona have decided to stick with Ernesto Valverde as boss for next season despite reports he was facing the sack.

  • Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has signed a deal to become Inter Milan boss to 2022 - five years after the Italian last managed in Serie A.

  • John Terry insists he is in no rush to follow Frank Lampard into management after helping pip his long-time team-mate to Premier League promotion.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Chelsea have denied Maurizio Sarri's furious exit from training ahead of the Europa League final was caused by an altercation between David Luiz and Gonzalo Higuain.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Leeds have confirmed Marcelo Bielsa will remain in charge at Elland Road next season after the club exercised the option to extend his contract.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Harry Kane has rejected claims he is injury prone ahead of Tottenham's Champions League final against Liverpool.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Spanish police have made several arrests following a complaint from La Liga about a game in May 2018 that was possibly fixed by "an organised criminal group".
    (Sky Sports)

  • It's reported in Spain that Leeds forward Samuel Saiz is currently under investigation in Spain over alleged match fixing in La Liga.
    (Sky Sports)

  • WEST HAM legend Tomas Repka faced inmates' cries of "You will die here" and "Welcome to hell" as he was jailed for two years over fraud.

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