Monday 25 February: Top football rumours featuring Brendan Rodgers, Joe Hart and Ivan Rakitic

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We take a look at the top rumours doing the rounds on Monday February 25.

Leicester are keen on bringing in Brendan Rodgers from Celtic as a replacement for Claude Puel, the Daily Mail says. Puel was sacked as Foxes manager after a 4-1 defeat to Crystal Palace and the former champions may have to wait until the summer, while the Guardian reports that Rafa Benitez may also be an option.

Former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes is also interested in taking over at the King Power, according to the Liverpool Echo.

Arsenal have had their heads turned by Aaron Wan-Bissaka and are reported to be leading the chase for the £40million-rated Crystal Palace defender, according to the Sun.

Former Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart could be leaving Burnley for the United States, reports the same paper. Hart, 31, is in a three-way battle for the gloves at Turf Moor with Tom Heaton and Nick Pope.

Ivan Rakitic could be on the move, with Manchester United and Bayern Munich interested in the Barcelona midfielder, says the Metro.

Newcastle are set to sign Brazilian striker Joelinton from Hoffenheim in the summer for £51m, reports Sport1.

Venezuelan forward, Salomon Rondon, currently on loan at St. James’ Park from West Brom, is happy to stay at Newcastle next season, the Newcastle Chronicle reports.

Atletico Madrid midfielder, Saul Niguez, who has been linked with Chelsea, is also a target for Barcelona, according to AS.

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