Talking about rumors surrounding football is a fun activity for many fans, maybe only second to actually watching football. In this new daily column, we'll take a look at the latest rumors floating around the rumor mill.
Key reminder: Rumors are just that -- rumors. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate news or fact, it's just circulating around the rumor mill. Remember, take it all with a grain of salt. And please don't yell at us. We're just reporting.
Rumors for the Day:
- Barcelona are reportedly planning to extend goalkeeper Claudio Bravo's contract for another year, but the Chilean will become the permanent backup to Marc-André ter Stegen, set to be Barça's number one keeper in all competitions next season.
- Jose Mourinho is looking to reunite with Karim Benzema, and the French striker could leave Real Madrid to join Manchester United this summer.
- According to reports in England, Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has made the decision to return to Chelsea, and will sign a five-year contract in the upcoming weeks.
- Ronaldo Koeman is one of the Premier League's most wanted managers, but the Dutch is likely to stay with Southampton for the final year of his contract.