Transfer rumors and football rumors: Ilkay Gundogan, Jurrien Timber, Richarlison

17 May 2022 | 08:19

07:19 · TUE May 17, 2022

Read the latest football gossip and transfer rumors from local newspapers with Sporting Life’s Paper Talk.


  • Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is set to leave the club this summer.
  • Arsenal lover William Saliba admits he ‘doesn’t know’ whether he will play at the Emirates next season.
  • Sol Campbell has emerged as a leading candidate to succeed Mark Warburton’ as the next QPR manager.
  • West Ham want to reward Jarrod Bowen with a new contract, which will likely see the England international double his salary.
  • Crystal Palace are planning to stay at a secret location outside Merseyside ahead of Thursday’s clash with Everton to avoid being woken up in the middle of the night by fireworks.


  • Harry Kane has revealed his future as he revealed he is looking forward to working with Antonio Conte next season.
  • Jurrien Timber will follow Erik ten Hag to Manchester United when the Ajax star refuses to move to Bayern Munich.
  • Newcastle are said to be increasing their interest in Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson.
  • Giorgio Chiellini was given a standing ovation by Juventus fans as he bid farewell to the club emotionally.
  • Benoit Badiashile says he has had ‘contact’ with Premier League clubs amid speculation about a move in the summer.
  • The pandemic and rising cost of living have forced 2,600 grassroots clubs to close in the past 12 months, a report shows.
  • Lionel Messi could be on his way back to Barcelona after his father Jorge made a huge hint about his future.


  • According to reports in Brazil, Richarlison will leave Everton at the end of this season, as the Toffees battle against a slump.
  • Robert Lewandowski was determined to move to Barcelona despite interest from Chelsea.
  • Sheffield United footballer Sander Berge has £100,000 worth of jewelry stolen – just a day before scoring in the Championship play-off semi-final.
  • Arsenal have received a big transfer boost as Borussia Dortmund star Manuel Akanji will leave Signal Iduna Park this summer.


  • Manchester United are said to be showing ‘serious interest’ in Darwin Nunez with a ‘certain expectation’ that he will move on this summer.


  • Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic has expressed his desire to receive a contract offer from a Premier League club as his current contract at the San Siro is about to expire. The Croatian spent seven years at Inter.
  • Gareth Bale could return to the Premier League permanently this summer after his agent confirmed he will leave Real Madrid on a free transfer when his contract expires next month. Tottenham and Manchester United are in a state of alarm.
  • Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba could indirectly benefit the club’s Premier League rivals Chelsea and Liverpool, by joining Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer in the summer. this.
  • Manchester United are said to want Erik ten Hag to make decisions on the likes of Marcus Rashford, Eric Bailly and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.


  • Jack Nicklaus revealed he turned down two offers in excess of $100 million to be the face of the Saudi rebel tour.
  • The ATP has risked angering some of the world’s top men’s tennis players by ignoring calls for ranking points to be stripped from events hosted by the LTA this summer.


  • Kylian Mbappe has agreed personal terms with Real Madrid before a possible free transfer. However, the contract has not yet been signed.


  • Brentford leads the race to sign Aaron Hickey for around £13m.
  • Erik ten Hag has said he wants Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Manchester United next season.
  • Rassie Erasmus will be banned from operating as a water carrier under new World Rugby rules designed to prevent a number of incidents that have had consequences for the British & Irish Lions series.
  • Matthew Mott, head coach of the Australian women’s team, is the surprise choice to lead England’s limited men’s teams – and his appointment could be confirmed as soon as Wednesday.


  • Gordon Strachan’s son, Gavin, was the favorite for the Dundee job as the Celtic coach led the race for the Dens Park hot seat.


  • Hibs hero Darren McGregor is ready to call the time of his career early to prolong his stint with the boyhood club.