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Football Rumours on Wednesday 3rd October 2018

last updated Wednesday 03rd October 2018, 9:32 AM


  • Fulham believe their relationship with Harvey Elliot and his family is strong enough to secure his long-term future with the club.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck is set to follow Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey out of Arsenal on a free transfer next summer. The 27-year-old England international is in the final year of his deal and there in no agreement over a new contract.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Gunners manager Unai Emery has identified Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski, 24, as a replacement for Ramsey, 27.

  • Tottenham are ready to make a bid for Paris St-Germain's Adrien Rabiot in January. The 23-year-old France midfielder is out of contract next summer and can talk to clubs in January.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • French champions Paris St-Germain are interested in signing Manchester United's France midfielder Paul Pogba, 25.

  • Barcelona may not be in a position to make a move for World Cup winner Pogba after announcing their financial results for 2017-18.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Manchester City have been scouting Hoffenheim youth team midfielder Ilay Elmkies. The 18-year-old Israeli scored against City's development side at the weekend.

  • Juventus defender Daniele Rugani's contract talks with the club have stalled, which could give Chelsea hope of signing the 24-year-old Italy international.
    (Calcio Mercate)

  • Sweden captain and centre-back Andreas Granqvist, 33, says the interest from Manchester United in bringing him to the club is "incredibly flattering".

  • Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says he considered staying at Roma before joining the Premier League club. The 26-year-old Brazilian, who joined the Reds in July, said he cried when he left Rome, where his daughter was born.
    (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • Barcelona are unlikely to sign any players during the January transfer window.
    (Mundo Deportivo)


  • Aston Villa fans threw a cabbage at Steve Bruce with the beleaguered boss under increasing pressure following a dramatic draw at home to Preston.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Zinedine Zidane will not replace Mourinho at United, says the ex-Real Madrid manager's former France team-mate Christophe Dugarry.
    (RMC Sport)


  • Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, 18, is in line for his first England Under-21 call-up this week, with Aidy Boothroyd set to include him in the squad for the European Championship qualifiers against Andorra and Scotland.

  • Argentina interim coach Lionel Scaloni says he has not spoken to Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero about returning to the national side. Aguero, 30, did not feature in the country's post-World Cup friendlies.


  • Arsenal have confirmed that Petr Cech is set to be out of action for up to a month with a hamstring injury.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Spanish champions, Barcelona, are concerned about the state of the Wembley pitch as there prepare to face Tottenham in the Champions League on Wednesday.

  • A dressing room rant from West Ham captain and midfielder Mark Noble, 31, after the side's loss to Wolves in September was the catalyst to their upturn in form.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea will offer Brazil midfielder David Luiz a one-year contract extension. The 31-year-old's deal expires at the end of next season. .
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Leeds United are set to open talks with English midfielder Kemar Roofe. The 25-year-old has two years remaining on his four-year contract.
    (Yorkshire Evening Post)

  • Chelsea intend to continue their legal battle against Adrian Mutu, after he lost his latest appeal at the European Court of Human Rights.
    (Sky Sports)

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