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Football rumours: Antonio Rudiger attracting interest from big clubs

Juventus and Manchester City are among the clubs reported to be looking to make a move for the 28-year-old.

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Antonio Rudiger is a wanted man (Fabrizio Carabelli/AP)

Antonio Rudiger is a wanted man (Fabrizio Carabelli/AP)

Antonio Rudiger is a wanted man (Fabrizio Carabelli/AP)

Some of the biggest clubs in world football are reportedly lining up for a shot at luring Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger away from Stamford Bridge. Citing a report from journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, Metro says Juventus, Paris St Germain, Manchester City and Tottenham have all commenced talks with the 28-year-old after extension negotiations to keep him at Chelsea reached an impasse.

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The Daily Mail, via Sport TV, says Porto forward Luis Diaz has been linked with a move to Newcastle. According to the paper, the Magpies may fork out almost £70million for the 24-year-old as they look to make a splash with their first transfer under new ownership.

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Porto forward Luis Diaz has been linked with Newcastle (Laurence Griffiths/PA)

Porto forward Luis Diaz has been linked with Newcastle (Laurence Griffiths/PA)

Porto forward Luis Diaz has been linked with Newcastle (Laurence Griffiths/PA)

Ajax boss Erik Ten Hag has emerged as the latest candidate to replace Steve Bruce at St James’ Park. However, the Newcastle Chronicle says the club would need to produce a mammoth offer if any move is to be made.

The Sun reports Angers midfielder Angelo Fulgini is on the radar of a number of Premier League sides, with club officials believed to be heading to England this week to discuss the 25-year-old’s future.

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Ivan Perisic: Fichajes reports Everton and West Ham have expressed interest in the Inter Milan winger.

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Croatia winger Ivan Perisic could be heading to the Premier League (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Croatia winger Ivan Perisic could be heading to the Premier League (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Croatia winger Ivan Perisic could be heading to the Premier League (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Franck Kessie: Contract talks have stalled between the 24-year-old and AC Milan, according to Calcio Mercato.

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