Latest Football News 

  • ​Jose Mourinho wants to emulate Sir Alex Ferguson’s legacy at Manchester United and remain in charge for 15 years.
  • Manchester United have ended their pursuit of Tottenham’s Eric Dier with the north London club instructing them they are simply unwilling to sell.
  • Andrew Robertson will undergo a medical on Thursday ahead of his move from Hull to Liverpool.
  • Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo, 20, is set to move to either Fulham or Middlesbrough on loan. The Reds have received offers from both of the Championship clubs and are prepared to let him leave this season.
  • Diego Costa’s return to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea looks no nearer after the Rojiblanco president admitted “it’s a long time” since he spoke with the striker.
  • Manchester City are close to signing Real Madrid full back Danilo in a deal worth up to £30million.

  • Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori is expected to be out for six to nine months after undergoing knee surgery in Barcelona.
  • Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has not demanded to become Tottenham’s highest-paid player.

  • Ross Barkley will miss the start of the season after having an operation on his damaged groin.
  • Chelsea and Manchester United could spark a bidding war with Tottenham for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.
  • Tottenham face having to pay midfielder Moussa Sissoko to leave the club having spent £30m on the 27-year-old last summer.
  • Bayern Munich insist Thomas  Muller is not for sale. Liverpool,  Chelsea, Arsenal and Juventus are all interested.

  • Bayern will demand €48million for their Portuguese attacking midfielder Renato Sanches.
  • AC Milan and Manchester United are interested in signing Fluminense striker Richarlison.
  • Juventus have lodged an opening bid of €25million for Liverpool’s Emre Can – though reports in the Italian media also suggest Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic remains their priority signing.
  • Borussia Dortmund chief Hans-Joachim Watzke has accused AC Milan of lacking “respect” in their pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
  • Arsenal will hold advanced talks with Fenerbahce over the loan deal, with a £17m option to buy, for Lucas Perez in the next week.
  • Arsenal target Arda Turan is rumoured to have held transfer talks after being allowed to skip Barcelona training on Monday.
  • Manchester City have offered defender Eliaquim Mangala to Malaga and Sevilla.
  • Arsenal will try to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 29, if Alexis Sanchez leaves the club this summer.
  • The Gunners are close to signing 16-year-old Feyenoord forward Joshua Zirkzee, having won the battle with Ajax.
  • Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, has confirmed his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is pregnant with his fourth child following months of rumours.
  • Hull City have struck a deal to bring back Fraizer Campbell, 29, back to the club after his release by Crystal Palace.
  • Swansea have made an approach to re-sign Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, 28, who spent last season on loan at Stoke.
  • Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann, 30, is a target for Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan.
  • West Bromwich Albion have turned down an approach from Leicester City for captain Jonny Evans, 29, who is set to sign a new contract with the Baggies.
  • Juventus’ bid to sign striker Patrik Schick, 21, from Sampdoria has fallen through, despite him having a medical.
  • ​Juve will meet Fiorentina executives today to finalise an agreement for Federico Bernardeschi.
  • AC Milan have offered €22m plus add-ons to sign Fiorentina forward Nikola Kalinic.
  • Pepe Reina is set to sign a contract extension with Napoli with his agent is expected to land in Italy tonight.
  • Inter will pay Matias Vecino’s €24m release clause to sign him from Fiorentina.
  • Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer, who is being tracked by Liverpool, will consider leaving “if a very large European club makes an offer”, says his agent.
  • West Ham have made an opening bid of €30m for Lazio winger Keita Balde. AC Milan, Inter and Juventus have all been linked with a move.
  • Liverpool target Emre Mor has  received 14 offers for his services this summer.
  • Jurgen Klopp has laughed off a question about Liverpool’s reported £66m offer for Naby Keita, joking “are we in Vegas?”.
  • Kevin Stewart has left Liverpool’s squad in Hong Kong after the Reds accepted a bid of £8million from Hull City for the midfielder.
  • Italian world Cup-winner defender Cristian Zaccardo has confirmed he has received over a thousand offers after advertising his services on LinkedIn.
  • Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles could be set for a move back to Spain. The shot-stopper has moved down the pecking order at Goodison Park following the signing of Jordan Pickford. He has turned down a contract renewal and Deportivo La Coruna are interested.
  • Newcastle and Crystal Palace are considering moves for West Ham goalkeeper Adrian, 30, after his club signed England keeper Joe Hart on loan from Manchester City.
  • Manchester United have held initial talks over a move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti.
  • Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has turned down a £10 million move to Leicester City.
  • Saint-Etienne are closing in on a deal for Newcastle United target Yann Karamoh. They have agreed a transfer fee of €6m (£5.3m) plus bonuses with Caen and now need hold talks with the player.
  • Spain U21 centre-back Jorge Mere could join Bundesliga side Koln. The Sporting Gijon central defender has been subject of interest from Malaga and Sampdoria but a move to Germany may be on the cards.
  • Andrea Belotti is AC Milan’s number one striking target, ahead of Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata, but Torino are holding out for €100m (£88.5m) for their star player.
  • Alternately, a deal of €80m (£70.1m) plus M’Baye Niang and Gabriel Paletta could work, but Milan have yet to offer the desired amount.
  • Arsenal beat Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly in China, despite some players suffering food poisoning.
  • Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud both missed Wednesday’s friendly victory over Bayern Munich because of illness, while Sead Kolasinac had to come off before the break and second-half substitutes Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey both finished the game not feeling well.
  • Dominic Solanke scored his first goal for Liverpool to help secure a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League Asia Trophy on Wednesday.
  • Divock Origi netted the second in the 79th minute to set up a meeting with Leicester in the final of the tournament in Hong Kong on Saturday.
  • Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink dived over the finish line during the dad’s race at a school sports day – and John Terry caught it on camera.
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