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Keane continues to be linked with move to Shamrock Rovers and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, Lallana is reportedly wanted by three European heavyweights.

Keane is not short of offers after leaving the Galaxy.
Keane is not short of offers after leaving the Galaxy.
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HERE ARE THE good, the bad, and the unlikely football moves being talked about today…

Ireland’s record goalscorer Robbie Keane is still being linked with a shock move to Shamrock Rovers, despite his wife, Claudine, appearing to rule out the switch last year.

Rovers are leading the way in the betting, with a move to Championship high-flyers Brighton also thought to be on the cards, after the 36-year-old departed LA Galaxy last season.

Adam Lallana’s fine form for Liverpool has reportedly caught the eye of European giants Barcelona, Juventus and PSG. Teammate Emre Can is also believed to be on the Old Lady’s radar.

Despite increased speculation in recent weeks, Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic will remain with Luis Enrique’s side for the rest of this season.

One midfielder that could be on the move is Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko, with Manchester United and Chelsea ready to battle for the 22-year-old’s signature. The France U21 international is likely to cost somewhere in the region of €45 million.

Germany Soccer Champions League Bakayoko was a key figure in the French side qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League. Source: Martin Meissner

Meanwhile, Lyon are interested in bringing Manchester United wingers Memphis Depay and Adnan Januzaj to France.

Elsewhere, West Ham are believed to be on the verge of completing a €17 million deal for Brentford’s prolific striker Scott Hogan, with Dimitri Payet trying to force his way out of the Premier League club.

Retro Deal of the Day: George Weah to Chelsea (2000)

Soccer - FA Carling Premiership - Chelsea v Leicester City Weah is regarded as one of the all-time great African players. Source: EMPICS Sport

After a frustrating start to the season with AC Milan, George Weah opted for a loan move to Gianluca Vialli’s Chelsea for the rest of the campaign.

An inspirational figure to many African footballers, the Liberian was named World, European and African footballer of the year in 1995.

Weah went on to play 15 times for Chelsea, scoring five goals, including one on his debut in the 1-0 win over Spurs, before lifting the FA Cup at the end his stay.

The former striker is now heavily involved in politics in his homeland Liberia, and he plans to run for president of his country this year, after a previous unsuccessful attempt in 2005.

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