Friday’s Transfer Gossip: Bowen, Chiesa, Haaland, Ndombele, Martial, Rudiger

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Bowen, Chiesa, Haaland, Ndombele, Martial, Rudiger

  • Liverpool could yet move for West Ham’s 24-year-old English forward Jarrod Bowen. They were linked with a £20m bid in the summer window. (Liverpool Echo)


  • Everton could make a move for Serge Aurier following the departure of their highest-paid player James Rodriguez.(daily mail)


  • William Gallas finds it hard to believe that Arsenal paid more for centre-back Ben White than Manchester United were able to sign Raphael Varane for.(Daily mail)


  • Borussia Dortmund could move for 23-year-old Juventus and Italy winger Federico Chiesa, should the Bundesliga club lose Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21, next summer. (Calciomercato – in Italian)
  • Liverpool have also joined the race to sign Haaland as Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke admits it will be difficult to keep hold of the frontman next summer. (Mundo Deportivo, via Mail)

  • Manchester City are set to enter the race to sign Real Sociedad winger Mikel Oyarzabal, who could cost them more than £60m and is also interesting PSG and Barcelona. (The sun)


  • Barcelona are weighing up a fresh move for Manchester City forward Ferran Torres next year after seeing a summer offer knocked back.(the sun)


  • Real Madrid’s Spanish midfielder Marco Asensio, 25, is also among Liverpool’s targets. (Fichajes.Net, via Sun) 

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  • Portuguese manager Paulo Fonseca, 48, says his move to take charge of Tottenham collapsed because sporting director Fabio Paratici wanted Spurs to play defensive football. (Telegraph – subscription required)

  • Tottenham could be prepared to offload French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 24, in a swap deal for compatriot and 25-year-old Manchester United forward Anthony Martial. (Express)

  • Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 28, will not rush a decision on his future, but is seeking a significant pay rise if he is to stay at Stamford Bridge. (90min)

  • Barcelona are set to join Atletico Madrid in making a cut-price offer for Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette in January.(Daily star)


  • Marcus Rashford is targeting the Old Trafford date with rivals Liverpool in late October for his comeback from shoulder surgery.(Daily star)


  • Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann says he has not yet spoken to sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic about Rudiger, who is out of contract next year. (Eurosport)


  • Reports in Germany suggest Naby Keita is set to give Liverpool a fresh headache by turning down the club’s initial offer of a new contract. (Daily mirror)


  • Brighton goalkeeper Carl Rushworth has emerged as a shock transfer target for Barcelona and other leading clubs across Europe after impressing on loan with Walsall. (Daily mirror)

  • Football supporters could be allowed to drink at their seats for the first time in 36 years after a recommendation was made as part of Tracey Crouch’s fan-led review, which will be published next month.(The times)

  • Arsenal are set to lose French striker Alexandre Lacazette for free when his contract expires in the summer, with Atletico Madrid interested in the 30-year-old. (Le10 Sport, via Mirror)

  • Clubs in Spain, Germany and Italy are interested in Lacazette, while Premier League sides West Ham and Crystal Palace could offer him the chance to stay in the Premier League. (90min)

  • Manchester United have made contact with Barcelona over a move for 24-year-old France forward Ousmane Dembele(El Nacional, via MEN)


  • Barcelona will have to fork out £1.5m if they want to make current Belgium boss Roberto Martinez their next head coach. (The sun)


  • Antonio Conte is not interested in taking over at Barcelona or Arsenal and is reported to be targeting an “exciting new project next season”. (Daily mail)


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