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Football Rumours on Wednesday 9th June 2021

last updated Wednesday 09th June 2021, 6:36 AM


  • Arsenal have set a £20m asking price for Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, with Atletico Madrid interested in the 26-year-old as a replacement for England international Kieran Trippier, 30, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United. Real Betis have also shown interest in Bellerin, but his price tag will prove too much.
    (CBS Sport)

  • Juventus have been linked with Bellerin and could offer 30-year-old Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey back to the Gunners in a swap deal.

  • Arsenal are in talks to sell both Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin as they look to raise funds to make a summer move for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester City are expected to raise more than £70m through the sale of fringe players this summer to fund moves for Tottenham's Harry Kane and England team-mate Jack Grealish.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Atletico Madrid have offered Spain midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, to Manchester City in exchange for Portugal forward Bernardo Silva, also 26.

  • Liverpool have made a £25.8m bid for Roma captain and Italy midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, 24, to replace 30-year-old Dutch international Georginio Wijnaldum.

  • Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, is keen to join Chelsea and is willing to wait a year to make a move to Stamford Bridge.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Liverpool and Japan forward Takumi Minamino has been linked with a move back to Southampton where he spent time on loan last season after Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl made an enquiry about the 26-year-old's future.

  • Bayern Munich have revived interest in Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, with the Champions League winners open to offers for the 20-year-old.

  • Arsenal's 23-year-old England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who spent time on loan at West Brom last season, wants clarity from manager Mikel Arteta about his future, either with the Gunners or by having a move sanctioned.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Roma manager Jose Mourinho is keen to sign Wolves goalkeeper and fellow countryman Rui Patricio, 33. The Premier League club has lined up Olympiakos' Portuguese keeper Jose Sa as a potential replacement.
    (Sky Italia)

  • West Ham will step up their bid for Jesse Lingard following his England heartache.

  • Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos, 24 has said he wants to return to play in La Liga next season after his loan spell with Arsenal from Real Madrid came to an end.
    (London Evening Standard)

  • Billy Gilmour is considering a loan move from Chelsea to give his career a kick-start.

  • Dutch left-back Jetro Willems, 27, wants to return to Newcastle having become a free agent after leaving Eintracht Frankfurt. He spent the 2019-20 season on loan at St James' Park.

  • Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, 25, has been identified as Maurizio Sarri's top target once the Italian ex-Blues manager takes over at Lazio.
    (Corriere dello Sport)

  • AC Milan have begun talks with Chelsea about making a triple signing, with the Rossoneri keen on 34-year-old France striker Olivier Giroud and Morocco midfielder Hakim Ziyech, 28, while 23-year-old England defender Fikayo Tomori is wanted on a permanent deal after his loan stint with the Italians last season.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)

  • AC Milan have been told that signing 21-year-old Spanish midfielder Brahim Diaz on a permanent deal from Real Madrid will cost them £26m, but the La Liga club are open to loaning the playmaker out again.


  • Roy Hodgson has turned down an approach by West Brom to be their new manager.
    (Football Insider)

  • Tottenham Hotspur have gone back to square one in their hunt for a new manager after incoming sporting director Fabio Paratici started work on drawing up a fresh shortlist of candidates.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is on the verge of being appointed Crystal Palace manager.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Brighton boss Graham Potter is still in contention to become Everton's new manager after the departure of Carlo Ancelotti.

  • Benfica boss Bruno Lage is expected to be confirmed as Wolves' new manager by Thursday.
    (Daily Mail)

  • West Bromwich Albion are close to offering their head coach role to former Huddersfield boss David Wagner.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester United have announced the appointment of Justin Cochrane as head of player development and coaching for their academy.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Brighton defender Ben White admits he was left "speechless" when he received the call-up from England boss Gareth Southgate for Euro 2020.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination will be one means of gaining entry this weekend in England's opening Euro 2020 match against Croatia on Sunday.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Gavin Bazunu and Caoimhin Kelleher staked their claims for the goalkeeper's shirt as the Republic of Ireland fought out a 0-0 draw with Euros-bound Hungary.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Netherlands and Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek has been ruled out of this summer's European Championships due to injury.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Olivier Giroud's double saw France beat Bulgaria 3-0 in their final Euro 2020 warm-up game after Karim Benzema came off with a possible knee injury.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has donated his Premier League bonus to his childhood club in Germany to help them fund a new artificial pitch.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Jermain Defoe will join Rangers manager Steven Gerrard's backroom team after signing a new one-year player-coach deal.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Swedish billionaire Daniel Ek is preparing to increase his Arsenal takeover bid to more than £2billion following his unsuccessful opening offer of £1.8bn last month.
    (Daily Mail)

  • The Premier League is close to agreeing a settlement with the European Super League rebels that would mean the "big six" clubs paying out millions of pounds for their part in the failed breakaway.

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