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Football Rumours on Wednesday 6th April 2016

last updated Wednesday 06th April 2016, 10:27 AM

  • Arsenal scout Luis Boa Morte ran the rule over Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira on Monday night. Danilo, a 24-year-old holding player, was booked in the first half as Porto lost 1-0 at home to bottom club Tondela.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Atletico Madrid have confirmed they want to re-sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 27.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Monaco striker Radamel Falcao, 30, has not been offered to Atletico when his loan deal at Chelsea expires in the summer, according to the Spanish club's president Enrique Cerezo.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • Forward Theo Walcott, 27, could leave Arsenal if he is not included in England's Euro 2016 squad.
    ( Bleacher Report )

  • Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, 32, will turn down a move to Inter Milan this summer, because he wants to stay in the Premier League.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Arsenal want to sign 18-year-old AC Milan midfielder Manuel Locatelli.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Barcelona will not allow any approaches for forward Neymar, with Paris St-Germain lining up a £155m bid for the 24-year-old Brazilian forward.
    ( Marca )

  • Germany and Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, 26, could easily make the adjustment to the Premier League, according to his brother.
    ( AS )

  • Paris St-Germain boss Laurent Blanc travelled to Old Trafford on Sunday to watch Everton's Romelu Lukaku, 22, in action against Manchester United and is now considering a bid in the region of £45m.
    ( Daily Star )

  • United are looking at Spain international Sergio Busquets, 27, with the midfielder demanding a pay rise at Barcelona.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Aston Villa are ready to offload Gabriel Agbonlahor, 29, this summer as they prepare for the Championship.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Arsenal have set their sights on Roma defender Kostas Manolas, having missed out on the player two years ago when he was still at Olympiakos.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Chris Coleman is under consideration to succeed Remi Garde as the next Aston Villa manager. The 45-year-old recently led Wales to qualification for their first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants a written promise from Manchester United that he will be their new manager this summer.
    ( Sun )

  • However, current manager Louis van Gaal, who still has one year left on his contract, has been given assurances over his future at the club.
    ( De Telegraaf )

  • New Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was introduced to the Blues squad on Tuesday and will hold a series of individual meetings with those who wish to leave Stamford Bridge.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Former Aston Villa striker Dwight Yorke, 44, says he will apply for the vacant manager's job at the Premier League's bottom club.
    ( Talksport )

  • Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says he can "imagine" himself managing Inter Milan in the future.
    ( Sport Mediaset )


  • Nacho Monreal says Arsenal have suffered in the absence of injured team-mate Santi Cazorla, dubbing his Spanish compatriot 'the perfect player' for Arsene Wenger's side.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Former Manchester United winger Angel di Maria believes Paris St-Germain team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be a big hit in England if the 34-year-old decides to join a Premier League club in the summer.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski has urged midfielder Mario Gotze, 23, to reject the advances of Liverpool.
    ( Liverpool Echo )

  • Norwich City striker Dieumerci Mbokani, 30, has told a Congolese radio station he does not want to play for Democratic Republic of Congo again.
    ( Pink Un )

  • West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet, 29, says Chelsea counterpart Eden Hazard helped make him the player he is today when they played together at Lille.
    ( West Ham's official website )

  • Fabrizio Ravanelli, who played alongside Antonio Conte at Juventus, says Chelsea have "guaranteed" the title by naming the Italian as their new manager.
    ( Sun )

  • Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola also backed his compatriot to succeed at Stamford Bridge, comparing him to Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola and Diego Simeone.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • Villa want TV pundit Andy Townsend, who spent four years as a player at the club, to make a surprise return to Villa Park as director of football.
    ( Sun )

  • John Barnes believes Jurgen Klopp cannot take Liverpool back to the level of their previous successes.
    ( Daily Express)


  • Tottenham-born pop star Adele gave her support to Spurs' Premier League title challenge by unfurling a club banner during a gig in London on Monday.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • Former England cricketer Steve Harmison, now managing Northern League side Ashington Town, has been banned for 12 games over a bust-up with the referee following a recent defeat.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Manchester City and England midfielder Fabian Delph has revealed an unwavering belief in the supernatural, saying he has seen 'about four' ghosts in his life.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Leicester's mayor is ready to name the city's streets after the team's players should they complete a fairytale season by winning the Premier League title.
    ( Times )

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