Transfer rumors and football rumors: Cristiano Ronaldo, Moises Caicedo, Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang

15 Aug 2022 | 08:47

The latest rumors and rumors from the pages followed on Friday, including the fact that both Milan clubs turned down the opportunity to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo is said to have been offered to both Inter Milan and AC Milan. But both clubs are said to have passed up the chance to sign the wanted Manchester United star in a fresh blow (The Sun).

Manchester United are among a number of clubs considering a move for Brighton star Moises Caicedo this summer (Daily Mirror).

A United target was back in the news, as Rafael van der Vaart attacked Barcelona’s treatment of Frenkie de Jong, calling for the club to be ‘punished’ for their actions (Daily Mail).

Barcelona manager Xavi has asked the club to re-sign Lionel Messi from Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports (The Sun).

Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang has made it clear he wants to stay at Barcelona this summer, according to reports (Daily Mirror).

Bernardo Silva is said to be planning to see a home in Barcelona this week amid growing speculation that he could leave Manchester City (Daily Express).

Ilkay Gundogan is now Manchester City captain, replacing Fernandinho following the Brazilian’s summer departure, with Kevin De Bruyne being elected as his vice-captain (Daily Mirror).

Chelsea have turned down a £40m offer for Everton striker Anthony Gordon as the west London club’s new ownership aim is to invest in the future (The Times).

Blues head coach Thomas Tuchel risks further FA punishment after suggesting referee Anthony Taylor face consequences for his performance in last Sunday’s 2-2 draw Tottenham Hotspur (The Athletic).

Arsenal sporting director Edu has been spotted boarding a flight to Valencia amid suggestions that the Gunners are ready to sign Yeremy Pino (Daily Mirror).

Newcastle were dealt a blow to the transfer market as Goncalo Ramos pledged allegiance to Benfica (The Sun).

Aston Villa scouts have been put on alert to find another defender amid fears new boy Diego Carlos could be sidelined for the rest of the year (Daily Mirror).