Friday’s Transfer Gossip: Lampard, Ramsey, Bruce, Asensio, Sterling, Dembele, McKennie, Winks, Icardi

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Lampard, Ramsey, Bruce, Asensio, Sterling, Dembele, McKennie, Winks, Icardi

  • Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard and Rangers manager Steven Gerrard are in the frame to replace Newcastle boss Steve Bruce, who says he expects to lose his job. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Timo Werner says his decision to change agent is not an indication of any desire to leave Chelsea and link up with Julian Nagelsmann at Bayern Munich. (Daily Mail)

 

  • Aaron Ramsey will be made available for transfer by Juventus in January as they look to cut their losses on a player who is reported to have cost them £4,000 per minute on the pitch.(The sun)

 

  • Mo Salah expects to become Liverpool’s leading earner if he is to sign a contract extension beyond the summer of 2023.(Daily express)

 

  • AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie is set to test the free agent market in January with Liverpool, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain all showing interest.(Daily express)

 

  • Chelsea might have to wait until 2022 to play in the Club World Cup with FIFA set to discuss postponing the December tournament after hosts Japan pulled out.(daily Mirror)

 

  • Arsenal could look to replace Alexandre Lacazette with Torino striker Andrea Bellotti, who is reportedly refusing to sign a new deal with the Serie A club.(Daily star)

 

  • Liverpool are weighing up a move for Real Madrid and Spain winger Marco Asensio, 25, who is reportedly unhappy at the Bernabeu. (Mirror)

 

  • Newcastle‘s new owners are aiming to make the club as big as Manchester City and Paris St-Germain, who also have owners from the Middle East. (Times – subscription required)

 

  • Manchester City are keen to open contract talks with Raheem Sterling, 26, and do not want to sell the England forward, who has less than two years left on his contract. (Sun)

 

  • Barcelona have been heavily linked with Sterling and City would ask for France winger Ousmane Dembele, 24, in exchange if their player were to move to Camp Nou. (El Nacional – in Spanish)

 

  • Juventus have put a £25.4m price tag on United States midfielder Weston McKennie, 23, who is being targeted by Tottenham. (Calcio Mercato – in Italian)

 

  • Liverpool striker Divock Origi has reportedly been offered to Barcelona as a January signing. The 26-year-old Belgium striker’s contract expires at the end of the season and he has had limited game time under Jurgen Klopp(The Sun)

 

  • England midfielder Harry Winks, 25, could switch to Everton from Tottenham in January in order to get more game time. (CaughtOffside)

 

  • Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga could make an extraordinary move to Lazio and have a reunion with Maurizio Sarri, who he had a famous row with during the 2019 Carabao Cup final.(The sun)

 

  • Juventus and Inter want to sign Leicester’s 25-year-old Belgium full-back Timothy Castagne. (Le Derniere Heure – in French)

 

  • AC Milan are keen on signing France defender Samuel Umtiti, 27, from Barcelona in January. (Calcio Mercato – in Italian)

 

  • Torino and Italy striker Andrea Belotti, 27, could leave the club for free when his contract runs out. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Daniel Levy and Tottenham Hotspur have rejected a request to meet with supporters over the running of the club.(Daily Telegraph)

 

  • Serbia forward Dusan Vlahovic, 21, of Fiorentina, and Paris St-Germain’s 28-year-old Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 28, are on Juventus‘ radar. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

 

  • Manchester United and Chelsea are targeting Stoke City’s Englishforward Emre Tezgel, 16. Manchester City are also said to be keen on the youngster. (Star)

 

  • Mike Ashley has revealed he could have taken a higher offer for Newcastle United but feels the £300m Saudi takeover was better for the club.(The sun)

 

  • Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic will step up his rehab from injury during the international break.(The sun)

 

  • Tottenham are ready to block any approaches for Harry Winks despite his reported desire to leave the club on loan in January.(the sun)

 

  • Arsenal are stepping up their interest in Club Bruges winger Noa Lang. (The sun)

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