Soccer rumours from the media


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Manchester United are assured a compromise will be reached with Leicester of their pursuit of Harry Maguire, in accordance with The Solar. However they’ve dropped their curiosity in Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff after being quoted £50million for him.

The Mirror additionally says United have been quoted a £50million price for Longstaff. They’re reportedly able to stroll away from a possible deal for the 21-year-old midfielder, who has made solely 9 Premier League appearances and is but to signify England at any age-group stage, as they really feel he’s solely value  between £18m and £20m.

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Sean Longstaff – is he value £50million? (Martin Rickett/PA)

Manchester United goal Steven Bergwijn is ready to snub a transfer to Outdated Trafford and await Bayern Munich to make a proposal, in accordance with the Mail.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has blocked Rangers supervisor Steven Gerrard from signing Ryan Kent, the Categorical reviews.

Barcelona are closing in on the signing of Antoine Griezmann after lastly activating his £170million launch clause, says the Mirror.

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Barcelona reportedly need to signal Virgil Van Dijk from Liverpool (Tim Goode/PA)

Virgil Van Dijk: Barcelona enquired about the potential of signing the previous Celtic participant from Liverpool, the Mirror reviews. However they have been shortly given quick shrift by the Dutch defender’s representatives.

Bjorn Engels: Aston Villa supervisor Dean Smith is focusing on the Belgian centre-back to spice up his aspect’s defensive choices, in accordance with the Mail.