Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Kane, Mbappe, Coutinho, Rudiger, Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Isco

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Kane, Mbappe, Coutinho, Rudiger, Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Isco

  • Newcastle could spend up to £190m in January without breaking Financial Fair Play rules, with Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 28, and France forward Kylian Mbappe, 22, “within reach”. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Manchester United are interested in a deal to sign Juventus star Federico Chiesa, according to reports in Italy, a potential move that has been given the backing of Cristiano Ronaldo. (The sun)

 

  • Manchester United are considering bringing Facundo Pellistri back from his loan spell with Alaves over playing time concerns.(Daily mirror)

 

  • Amad Diallo is closing on a return to Manchester United training and will be given the chance of a loan move in January after injury cost him the chance of spending the season with Feyenoord. (Daily express)

 

  • Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte would spurn the chance to replace Steve Bruce at Newcastle(Sun)

 

  • Eddie Howe, formerly of Bournemouth, would also turn down the Magpies as he waits for the Southampton job. (Football Insider)

 

  • Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 29, could be heading to St James’ Park from Barcelona in January. (Sport – in Spanish)

 

  • Paulo Fonseca is another name on Newcastle’s managerial shortlist after reportedly failing to reach agreement to join Tottenham over the summer.(Daily mirror)

 

  • Ronald Koeman wants to bring Manchester United outcast Donny van de Beek to Barcelona if he remains in charge.(Daily mirror)

 

  • Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 27, has been in contact with Leeds‘ Brazilian star Raphinha, 24, regarding a potential move to Manchester United(Mirror)

 

  • Former Newcastle striker Demba Ba, 36, has offered to come out of retirement and play for the club after the takeover. (Star)

 

  • Germany centre-back Antonio Rudiger is Real Madrid’s number one transfer target next year, with the 28-year-old’s contract at Chelsea running out in the summer. (ABC, via Mail)

 

  • Barcelona want to sign a midfielder in January and Manchester United’s Dutch international Donny van de Beek and Tottenham’s Frenchman Tanguy Ndombele, who are both 24, are two of four options they are looking at. (Sport – in Spanish)

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

 

• Party Time: Newcastle Fans Go Wild Outside St James’ Park And Chant ‘We’ve Got Our Club Back’

 

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reluctant to let Van de Beek leave Manchester United in January and will block any moves to sign him. (ESPN)

 

  • Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City are all keeping a close eye on England U17 starlet Emre Tezgel, who currently plays for StokeCity. (Daily mail)

 

  • Mino Raiola has slammed AC Milan for failing to protect Gianluigi Donnarumma from abuse aimed at him by the club’s fans during Italy’s defeat by Spain in the San Siro.(Daily mail)

 

  • England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 24, and Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny, 29, could look to leave Arsenal in search of first team football in January. (Sun)

 

  • Liverpool are considering a move for Olympiakos centre-back Pape Abou Cisse along with a number of Premier League rivals.(Daily mail)

 

  • Argentine striker Sergio Aguero, 33, turned down a move to Juventus before joining Barcelona on a free transfer after leaving Manchester City in the summer. (Sport – in Spanish)

 

  • Juventus are looking to sell Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 30, in January, with West Ham and Everton interested. (Calcio Mercato – in Italian)

 

  • Leicester are keen to sign Real Madrid and Spain playmaker Isco, 29, who is surplus to requirements in the Spanish capital. (Fichajes – in Spanish)

 

  • Steve Bruce is set to receive an £8m pay off from Newcastle if, as widely expected, his tenure as manager is brought to an end by the club’s new owners.(The daily telegraph)

 

  • Carlos Rodriguez has emerged as the front-runner to become US Open champion Emma Raducanu’s new coach.(The daily telegraph)

 

  • Angry Premier League clubs are demanding an emergency meeting after a series of complaints emerged about Newcastle United’s takeover and the effect it could have on the league’s brand.(The Guardian)

 

  • England are set to name a full-strength squad to travel to Australia for the Ashes, including Jos Buttler, after the tour was finally given ECB approval.(The guardian)

 

  • Paulo Dybala is set to sign a new contract – expected to run until 2025 – with Juventus and end speculation about a possible move to the Premier League.(The sun)

 

  • Manchester City have rejected an £8m offer from Brighton for young midfielder James McAtee. (The sun)

 

  • Sporting goods manufacturer Puma are lining up a huge offer to try and tempt Erling Haaland away from current sponsor Nike.(The sun)

 

  • Newcastle supporters are keen for the club to make Aaron Ramsey their first big-money signing after the Saudi takeover was concluded.(The sun)

 

  • Southampton’s teenage star Tino Livramento is getting pressure from his mother to represent Scotland, the country of her birth.(Daily Record)

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