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Football rumours from the media

June 12, 2019

What the papers say If he can lift the Champions League trophy next season, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is considering a sabbatical, the Daily Star reports. The Spaniard has signed a contract which will keep him at the Etihad until 2021, but the paper quotes an unnamed source saying the stresses of the job mean it is “inevitable he will have to take a step back”. City will reportedly target Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino if Guardiola goes.

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Football rumours from the media

June 10, 2019

What the papers say Manchester United have seen a £40million bid for Aaron Wan-Bissaka rejected by Crystal Palace, according to The Guardian. The Reds are said to be considering whether to raise their offer for the England Under-21 international. Wan-Bissaka, 21, has a contract at Selhurst Park until 2022 – and neither he nor club busses are in a rush to move on, the paper says.

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June 6, 2019

What the papers say Real Madrid are keen on signing Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen but the Champions League finalists will be looking for bids north of £130million, according to the Daily Mirror. Eriksen only has a year left on his contract but Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is holding out for a big fee.

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Football rumours from the media

May 22, 2019

What the papers say Liverpool have identified up to 12 players in case of the departure of striker Daniel Sturridge, according to the Daily Mail. Among the line-up are Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze, Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech and David Neres, and Lyon’s Bertrand Traore, who had a taste of the Premier League with Chelsea between 2014 and 2017.

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