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Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

Sunday 23 July 2017

Football rumours from the media


Barcelona could replace Neymar with Kylian Mbappe.

What the papers say

The Brazilian looks increasingly likely to join PSG for a world record fee of over £180million and the Spanish club could splash the cash on the young French striker.

Barcelona see Kylian Mbappe as a possible replacement for Neymar if he leaves
Barcelona see Kylian Mbappe as a possible replacement for Neymar if he leaves (John Walton/EMPICS Sport)

The Mirror are reporting that Manchester United could be ready to swoop for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.

The paper claimed on Wednesday that Barkley wants to become Tottenham’s highest-paid player, but they now suggest United are monitoring the situation.

Manchester City may just have spent £50million on Kyle Walker, but the Sun writes that they are chasing Real Madrid right-back Danilio, who can also play in midfield, in a £26million deal.

Jack Wilshere could cost West Ham £20m
Jack Wilshere could cost West Ham £20m (John Walton/PA)

West Ham have been told they will have to fork out £20million if they are to lure Arsenal into selling Jack Wilshere.

Chelsea want to recoup £44million for Atletico Madrid-bound Diego Costa, according to the Independent.

Online/social round-up

Brazilian Fernando could be leaving Manchester City this summer
Brazilian Fernando could be leaving Manchester City this summer (Adam Davy/PA)

@SunMartinB: Fernando and Delph both likely to leave #mcfc this summer. No plans to bring in any more midfielders tho. Danilo can play there if needed.

@DeadlineDayLive: Chris Samba is currently on trial at Aston Villa. He played alongside John Terry in a friendly.

@Agent_Edward: Morata to CFC for £75m & Danilo to MCFC for £30m + add-ons. £105m for 2 bench players is very good business by Real Madrid.

@DailyStarSport: #CardiffCity EXCLUSIVE: Vincent Tan ready to sell Championship club for £30m.

Players to watch

The Bayer Leverkusen striker could return to the Premier League with a move to West Ham
The Bayer Leverkusen striker could return to the Premier League with a move to West Ham (Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport)

Javier Hernandez: Sky Sports are reporting that West Ham are closing on on the former Manchester United striker.Naby Keita: Liverpool are willing to pay £70million to snare the RB Leipzig midfielder, according to the Mirror.Ivan Perisic: Manchester United must be willing to let Anthony Martial head the other way if they are to sign the Inter midfielder, writes the Independent.

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