Sheffield United target £20m move for prolific forward, door open for Guardiola move, and more

The latest Sheffield United and Premier League news in today’s rumours and gossip roundup, including a Sheffield United move for a top Championship star.

Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 10:50 am

Sheffield United have been linked with a £20m move for prolific forward Jarrod Bowen.

Bowen has been in fantastic form for Hull City so far this season, and is on the radar of a number of Premier League clubs.

90min suggest that the Blades are keen on a January move, as are Newcastle United and Bournemouth.

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Hull will be keen to keep hold of the forward, who is a major part of their plans to target the Championship play-offs this season.

Today’s headlines:

Paris St-Germain are keen on bringing in Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, should Neymar leave the club. Whether Mane could be persuaded to leave the European champions is another question entirely. (France Football)

Barcelona’s president has said that the door is ‘always open’ for Pep Guardiola to return to the club as manager. (Goal)

The Manchester United hierarchy have reportedly confirmed to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that he will be retained as manager, regardless of Mauricio Pochettino’s availability. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea are interested in a return for Nathan Ake, yet Manchester City are also reportedly interested in the defender’s signature. (Sky Sports)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp feels that signings aren’t necessary in January, despite mounting injury problems. (Various)

Manchester United are planning on offering Scott McTominay a bumper new contract. (The Sun)