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Football rumours from the media

July 2, 2019

What the papers say Chelsea are close to naming former player Frank Lampard as their new manager, according to the Mail. It says the current Derby boss will return to Stamford Bridge on a three-year, £4million-a-year deal, which could be confirmed within the next couple of days, and reportedly includes a bonus for Champions League qualification.

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Football rumours from the media

June 19, 2019

What the papers say Embattled star Gareth Bale has no chance of transferring from Real Madrid to Bayern Munich, the 29-year-old’s agent has reportedly said.  Jonathan Barnett told Sky Sports “obviously, Gareth’s situation at Real hasn’t improved,” in comments carried by the Daily Mirror. And he acknowledged the Welshman and former Tottenham forward “could fit” in as part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s revitalisation of Manchester United.  “I think he could do very well – he is still one of the best players in the world, but it is very unlikely,” Barnett said.

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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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Palace boss Hodgson keen to keep star trio

May 12, 2019

Roy Hodgson urged Crystal Palace to secure the futures of Wilfried Zaha and Aaron Wan-Bissaka and chase the permanent signing of Michy Batshuayi after watching them excel in beating Bournemouth 5-3.

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