Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Hazard, Pogba, Rodgers, Salah, Xavi, Martinez, Saliba

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Hazard, Pogba, Rodgers, Salah, Xavi, Martinez, Saliba

  • Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, wants to still be playing for Portugal in the 2026 World Cup. (Sun)


  • Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti will allow Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 30, to leave the club if he wants to go. (Marca)


  • Manchester United will not sell Paul Pogba in January and are fully prepared for the 28-year-old France midfielder to leave at the end of the season for free when his contract expires. (Telegraph, subscription required)


  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is a potential replacement for Ole GunnarSolskjaer as Manchester United boss. (ESPN)


  • Jose Mourinho is plotting a double defensive swoop on Manchester United to try and bring Victor Lindelof and Diogo Dalot to AS Roma. (The sun)


  • Manchester United are looking at other options as possible replacements for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as first choice Antonio Conte’s “abrasive” nature is causing the board concern.(The sun)


  • Liverpool want Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 29, to agree a new contract before the January transfer window opens. (Football Insider)


  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes Barcelona legend Xavi is ready to take charge of the Spanish club, saying his former team-mate has more managerial experience than he did when he took the job. (Goal)


  • Xavi will try to make Bayern Munich and France winger Kingsley Coman, 25, one of his first signings if he becomes Barcelona manager. (Sport)


  • Arsenal’s Spanish boss ​​​​​Mikel Arteta – a former Barcelona youth player – has ruled himself out of contention for the vacant Barcelona manager’s job. (Sky Sports)


  • Newcastle are interested in signing Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard. The 29-year-old England midfielder has been linked with a move to St James’ Park in January. (Sun) 


  • Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has been linked with a move to Liverpool. The 28-year-old Germany defender is out of contract next summer and is yet to sign a new deal with the club. (Express)


  • Aston Villa and Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, 29, tops Tottenham’s wish list if 34-year-old France international Hugo Lloris leaves next summer. (Independent)


  • Former England defender and Chelsea captain John Terry is in the running to become the next Newcastle United manager. It would be the 40-year-old’s first managerial position. (Mirror)


  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says French defender William Saliba, 20, could fight for a place in the Gunners squad when he returns from his loan at Marseille next season. (Goal)


  • Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has called Belgium international Youri Tielemans “one of the best midfielders in Europe” with Manchester United, Liverpool and Bayern Munich linked with the 24-year-old. (Mirror)


  • Mikel Arteta has promoted six academy graduates to first-team training ahead of Arsenal’s match against Leicester on Saturday.(Daily Mirror)


  • Napoli and Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 30, says he would only leave the club for three teams in the world – Manchester City, Real Madrid or Barcelona. (Sport Witness)


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  • Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez – the 24-year-old who was wanted by Manchester City – is set to sign a new contract at Inter Milan. (Manchester Evening News)


  • Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira said it was a “joy” to work with 21-year-old English midfielder Conor Gallagher, on loan from Chelsea, but said it was too early to discuss a permanent transfer. (Independent)


  • Newcastle United caretaker boss Graeme Jones has suggested he is guaranteed to be at least assistant manager of the club in future – regardless of who is appointed as head coach. (Chronicle)


  • Barcelona want to get rid of on loan Sevilla striker Luuk de Jong after only two months and could cancel their loan agreement in January to make room for a different signing.(Daily mail)


  • Alexandre Lacazette has reportedly made a decision to leave Arsenal at the end of his contract, with reports in Spain hinting that Atletico Madrid will finally sign the player they have long been linked with.(Daily express)


  • Super agent Jorge Mendes is pushing for his client Gennaro Gattuso to become Newcastle’s next manager, according to reports in Italy.(Daily express)


  • Newcastle are reportedly prepared to meet Aaron Ramsey’s huge wage demands as the club’s new owners plan their first marquee signing.(Daily express)


  • Manchester United outcast Donny van de Beek has engaged a new agent to secure his exit from Old Trafford.(Daily mail)


  • Former AC Milan, Rangers and Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso is the latest high-profile name being ‘considered’ by Newcastle to become their next manager.(Daily mail)


  • Jamie Vardy is aiming to become Arsenal’s all-time nemesis on Saturday with Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers insisting the striker could have played for all the top clubs in England. (Daily mail)


  • Arsenal are interested in signing Club Bruges and Netherlands winger Noa Lang, 22, and have received a boost with Borussia Monchengladbach ending their interest in the player. (Football.London)


  • Three weeks after the Newcastle United takeover, the new owners have still not been registered as directors of the club with Companies House.(The times)


  • Manchester United’s managing director Richard Arnold has been the firm favourite to step into the executive vice-chairman’s position when Ed Woodward leaves the club at the end of the year, but it is not a done deal yet.(The times)


  • Manchester United are keeping tabs on 18-year-old Real Madrid defender Marvelous Antolin Garzon. The Spanish wonderkid has been billed as a future star in Spain. (Bernabeu Digital)


  • Reports in Spain suggest Real Madrid are planning a summer swoop for both Paul Pogba and Erling Haaland. (The sun)


  • Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona are the only clubs Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly would be interested in joining.(The sun)


  • John Terry has been supported in the betting to become the next Newcastle manager and is now in the top five in the market.(The sun)


  • Former Italy manager Arrigo Sacchi says Liverpool’s team is a “masterpiece” without any real superstars but feels Manchester United look like they are “thrown together on the pitch.” (The daily telegraph)

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