Football rumours from the media – 28th August 2017

What the papers say

Frank de Boer is fighting for his job as Crystal Palace manager, according to the Guardian.The Eagles have lost the first three Premier League games under the Dutchman’s guidance and the board are not impressed.

Kylian Mbappe‘s future could finally be decided, with a move to Paris St Germain agreed.French newspaper L’Equipe is claiming that a loan deal has been agreed for the highly-regarded Monaco striker, with the option to buy for £166million.

Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring for Monaco
(Martin Rickett/PA)

The Daily Mail writes that Spanish club Las Palmas are chasing Chelsea’s forgotten man Loic Remy.

Staying at Stamford Bridge and the Blues will renew their pursuit of Swansea striker Fernando Llorente, according to the Independent.

Social/online round-up

@skysports_bryan “Understand PSG agreement with Monaco for Kylian Mbappe is loan with €180m (£166m) obligation to buy next summer. Not 100%, not signed. #SSN”

@TeleFootball: “#lcfc facing exodus as Riyad Mahrez, Danny Drinkwater and Islam Slimani edge towards exit”

Leicester's Riyad Mahrez and Danny Drinkwater
Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez, left, and Danny Drinkwater (Nick Potts/PA)

@BundesligaSpot: BILD: “#FCBayern want to loan out Renato Sanches. Liverpool interested. Move to Serie A no longer a possibility. #LFC”

Players to watch

Simon Mignolet: Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio says Napoli are interested in signing the Liverpool goalkeeper.

Simon Mignolet in action for Liverpool
(Adam Davy/PA)

Kevin Wimmer: Stoke are primed to sign the Tottenham defender for £15million, say Sky Sports.Thomas Lemar: The Monaco midfielder is interesting Liverpool, according to the Telegraph.

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