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Football Rumours on Wednesday 7th August 2019

last updated Wednesday 07th August 2019, 9:57 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal have had a £55m bid for 20-year-old French centre-back Dayot Upamecano rejected by Bundesliga side RB Leipzig.
    (Sun)


  • Arsenal have reportedly beaten Wolves and agreed personal terms with defender Daniele Rugani.
    (Sun)


  • DC United are set for talks with representatives of Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil, 30, as they seek a replacement for Derby-bound former England captain Wayne Rooney, 33.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Laurent Koscielny has signed for Ligue 1 side Bordeaux from Arsenal.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Tottenham have reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 25, for a fee in the region of £62m.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester United have stepped up their attempts to secure a deal for Tottenham's Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • United's late decision to chase Eriksen comes because they have doubts over whether France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, will still be at Old Trafford at the end of the transfer window.
    (London Evening Standard)


  • Manchester United are considering a surprise move for former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente, with the 34-year-old Spaniard available on a free transfer.
    (Sky Sports Italy)


  • Eriksen is not in Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino's long-term plans - and hasn't been since he admitted he wants a new challenge.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Dybala is set to begin contract talks with Spurs before Thursday's transfer deadline.
    (Goal)


  • Tottenham also remain keen on signing Barcelona's 27-year-old Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho, while Arsenal were never interested.
    (ESPN)


  • Bruno Fernandes has told Sporting Lisbon he wants to leave the club and has already agreed personal terms with Tottenham.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Aston Villa are in talks to sign Galatasaray star Mbaye Diagne for £12m.
    (Sun)


  • Former Liverpool player Coutinho, 27, could also be set to join Manchester United.
    (Daily Express)


  • Manchester City will confirm the signing of Joao Cancelo from Juventus on Wednesday after the 25-year-old Portugal defender passed his medical with the Premier League champions.
    (Daily Star)


  • Manchester United have bid for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele as they continue to search for a replacement for Romelu Lukaku.
    (Daily Express)


  • RB Leipzig have told the Gunners that they have no intention of cashing in on Upamecano, who has a release clause of £92m.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Former Crystal Palace captain Jason Puncheon has joined Cypriot club Pafos FC.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Paris St-Germain have offered forward Neymar to Manchester United, Juventus and Real Madrid. The French champions are determined not to let Barcelona re-sign the 27-year-old Brazil international.
    (Sport)


  • Liverpool have no intention of selling midfielder Brazil midfielder Fabinho, despite rumours linking the 25-year-old with a late move to Real Madrid.
    (Echo)


  • Leicester City are considering Celtic's Norway defender Kristoffer Ajer, 21, as a replacement for 26-year-old England centre-back Harry Maguire.
    (Daily Star)


  • Everton are on the verge of signing Monaco's French defender Djibril Sidibe, 27, on loan.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Manchester United's Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, has not returned to Carrington for first team training amid speculation surrounding his future at the club.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Lukaku once again trained with Anderlecht Under 18s on Tuesday, despite having not been given permission by United to stay in Brussels.
    (Daily Mail)


  • United are now set to fine the forward for being absent from training in Manchester.
    (Daily Star)


  • Watford have rejected a second bid of £36.7m from Everton for French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, 26. Meanwhile, the Hornets are believed to be close to agreeing a fee with Rennes for 21-year-old Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester United and Manchester City both sent scouts to watch 19-year-old Norwegian midfielder Hakon Evjen in action for Bodo/Glimt.
    (TV2)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Wayne Rooney's surprise return to English football as player-coach at Derby County will partly be subsidised by the club's improved sponsorship deal with an online casino whose number he will wear on his shirt.
    (Times)


  • Southampton assistant manager Danny Rohl has left the club to take up a post at Bayern Munich.
    (Sky Sports)




OTHER STUFF

  • Franz Beckenbauer has been indicted along with four other former German football executives over fraud relating to a payment connected to the 2006 World Cup.
    (Times)


  • Romelu Lukaku's decision to go AWOL from Manchester United will cost the Belgian almost two weeks' worth of wages - the equivalent of £400,000.
    (Daily Mirror)




















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