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Transfer rumours and football gossip: Richarlison, Sergio Aguero & Tammy Abraham


  • Leading Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta has his sights set on Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta as the club's next manager.
  • Sergio Aguero - out of contract this summer and without a new deal on the table - has been warned his legendary status will count for nothing when it comes to deciding his Manchester City future.
  • Carlo Ancelotti has told Richarlison: 'You'll play where I tell you!'
  • Ajax star Dusan Tadic was pelted with coins as he attempted to board the team bus following Sunday's 1-1 draw with PSV.


  • Tammy Abraham is finding life tough under Thomas Tuchel, the German boss has revealed, after the forward was left out of Chelsea's squad to play Manchester United.
  • The newly-formed Sheffield Wednesday Supporters Trust has launched an application for Hillsborough to be granted Asset of Community Value (ACV) status.
  • Former Arsenal defender Gabriel broke down in tears following Valencia's 3-0 defeat to Getafe, complaining about their decline this season.
  • Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane is remaining coy over the future of club captain Sergio Ramos.


  • The United States Soccer Federation has voted to repeal a controversial 2017 policy that had required players stand for the national anthem.


  • Sky Sports pundit Roy Keane has slammed Manchester United for their 'boring' performance in their goalless draw against Chelsea on Sunday.
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  • Celtic defender Stephen Welsh has urged captain Scott Brown to continue playing at Parkhead beyond this term season when he will decide on his future.
  • Slavia Prague have been warned that "ruthless" Rangers could blow them away in the Europa League, with Alfredo Morelos earning a rave review in a leading Czech sports newspaper.
  • Enzo Maresca has been linked as a candidate to replace Neil Lennon at Celtic.


  • Callum Davidson has vowed that St Johnstone will arrange a town party in Perth this summer to celebrate their Betfred Cup glory.

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