Transfer rumours and paper review on Sunday, 16 October: Man United chasing £80m Griezmann and Jordan Lukaku on Tottenham’s radar

16 Oct

Here are the best transfer rumours to digest on Sunday morning…


Man United have held more talks with Atletico Madrid about a move for £80m-rated France forward Antoine Griezmann, who they see as a replacement for captain Wayne Rooney(Sunday Mirror)

Everton want to sign Sunderland’s 22-year-old goalkeeper Jordan Pickford as a long-term replacement for 34-year-old Maarten Stekelenburg(Sun on Sunday)

However, Pickford is to be handed a wage increase by the Black Cats in an attempt to keep him at the club. (Sunday Mirror)

Man United’s Memphis Depay is set to move to AC Milan in January. (Sunday Express)

Tottenham are monitoring Romelu Lukaku’s younger brother, Jordan, the 22-year-old left-back currently playing for Lazio(Sun on Sunday)

Joe Hart, who is on loan at Torino, has played his last game for Man City and will leave the club permanently next summer because he feels let down by boss Pep Guardiola(Sunday Express)

Newcastle are keen on Partizan Belgrade’s 19-year-old defender Nikola Milenkovic and could make a move in January. (Chronicle)

Sofiane Boufal, Southampton’s club record £16m signing, will have to wait to make his first start for the club as manager Claude Puel eases the Morocco midfielder back after a knee injury. (Southern Daily Echo)

Brighton manager Chris Hughton wants his fellow bosses to be given more time after a spate of sackings in the Championship. (The Argus)

Gary Neville says he will not coach again. (Mail on Sunday)

MPs will demand the Football Association sets up an inquiry into claims of widespread corruption in football. (Sunday Telegraph)

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