Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Felix, Thuram, Santos, Bellingham, Gakpo, Ronaldo, De Jong, Asensio, Klich


  • Manchester United and Arsenal have been told Atletico Madrid will allow Joao Felix to leave the club on loan in January as long as his half-season FFP cost of around £8m is paid as a fee.


  • Newcastle are interested in signing Borussia Monchengladbach and France forward Marcus Thuram, 25.
  • Chelsea are closing in on completing deals for Molde and Ivory Coast forward David Datro Fofana, 20, and Vasco da Gama‘s Brazilian midfielder Andrey Santos, 18.


  • AC Milan are already considering selling former Liverpool forward Divock Origi less than six months after his arrival at the San Siro.


  • Hibernian are set to cancel their loan deal with Gambia striker Momodou Bojang, who has failed to shine since his arrival in Leith.


  • Germany striker Youssoufa Moukoko, 18, has admitted he was “shocked” to see reports that his wage demands have led to a contract stand-off with Borussia Dortmund.


  • Brazilian winger Tete, who is technically contracted to Shakhtar Donetsk but on loan at Lyon, could make a permanent move in January. The 22-year-old has also been offered to a number of Premier League clubs.


  • Arsenal are to trigger an extension in the contract of 19-year-old English midfielder Charlie Patino, who is currently on loan at Blackpool.


  • Manchester City are determined to win the fight for Borussia Dortmund‘s Jude Bellingham and believe the England midfielder, 19, will turn down a £100m transfer to Real Madrid or Liverpool to work with City coach Pep Guardiola.


  • Barcelona have no intention to sell Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 26, or Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 27, in January.
  • Paris St-Germain are interested in bringing in Real Madrid‘s 26-year-old Spain winger Marco Asensio, who has been linked with Arsenal.


  • Manchester United have, according to a report, chosen Benfica’s Portugal star Goncalo Ramos as their priority transfer target for January.




  • PSG want Manchester United and Brazil midfielder Fred, despite the Old Trafford club triggering a 12-month extension on the 29-year-old’s contract.


  • DC United have reached a verbal agreement over a move for Leeds and Poland midfielder Mateusz Klich, 32.


  • Al-Nassr are hopeful they will complete the signing of Portugal forward and free agent Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, before the January transfer window opens.


  • Manchester United believe they have a chance of finally signing Frenkie de Jong in the summer, but feel Barcelona are trying to increase his value by saying the Netherlands midfielder, 25, is not for sale.
  • Uruguay stars could face bans as long as six months for bad behaviour after their World Cup exit, making complaints to the officials and reportedly damaging VAR equipment pitchside.


  • Southampton have joined the list of clubs interested in signing Rangers winger Ryan Kent, although Ibrox boss Michael Beale remains keen on keeping him at the club on fresh terms.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Zubimendi, Bennacer, Asensio, Grealish, Bellingham, Ronaldo, Gvardiol, Meunier


  • Manchester United are willing to pay the £51.4m release clause for Real Sociedad‘s Spain midfielder Martin Zubimendi, 23.
  • Liverpool have reportedly made an offer for AC Milan star Ismael Bennacer, who is set to be out of contract with the Italian giants at the end of next season.


  • Arsenal are interested in signing Real Madrid‘s Spain winger Marco Asensio, 26, in January.
  • Atletico Madrid‘s Brazil striker Matheus Cunha, 23, is set to join Wolves in the January transfer window.


  • PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi “doesn’t think” the club will make any new signings in January.


  • Leeds United are weighing up a January bid to bring New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 30, back to the club from Newcastle United. Wood left Elland Road for Burnley in 2017.


  • Former Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa is being considered to replace Diego Alonso as the next Uruguay manager.
  • Darwin Nunez has issued an emotional apology to the Uruguayan people after the South Americans failed to advance to the World Cup knock-out stage.


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  • Manchester City would be willing to sell their record signing Jack Grealish, 27, to fund the signing of fellow England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, from Borussia Dortmund.


  • Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong held talks with both Manchester City and Paris St-Germain before eventually leaving Ajax for Barcelona in 2019.


  • Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch says the club was “so close” to signing Cody Gakpo from PSV Eindhoven in August, and Manchester United are now set to follow up their interest in the Netherlands striker, 23, in January.


  • Inter Milan want to sign Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, on loan for another season from Chelsea.
  • Flamengo are monitoring the situation of Tottenham’s Lucas Moura after his former club Sao Paulo were unable to agree a deal for the former Brazil forward, 30.


  • Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo has still not decided whether to accept a £173m-a-year offer from Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr. The former Manchester United forward, 37, will only determine his future after the World Cup.


  • Uruguay star Jose Gimenez could be banned for 15 games after elbowing a Fifa official as his side were knocked out of the World Cup.


  • Serbia supporters displayed fascist slogans and aimed racist chants towards ethnic Albanians during their side’s match against Switzerland on Friday night, according to an eyewitness account.

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Bellingham, Asensio, Sane's Rice, Pickford, Raya, Sanchez, Nkunku, Vlahovic, Ronaldo


  • Fans are claiming Jude Bellingham is going to cost £200m after the 2022 World Cup after becoming England’s second youngest goalscorer.
  • Spain midfielder Marco Asensio‘s contract with Real Madrid ends in the summer and the 26-year-old says he hopes he can agree an new deal with the Bernabeu outfit, with a decision on his future set to be made after the World Cup.


  • Bayern Munich have been asked by a number of clubs, including Arsenal, about Germany winger Leroy Sane‘s situation but the Bundesliga champions are not looking to sell the 26-year-old.


  • Jack Grealish kept his promise by dedicating his goal in England’s 6-2 World Cup thrashing of Iran to a disabled schoolboy.
  • Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez limped out of training just days before Uruguay’s World Cup opener with an ankle issue but was able to return after spending time with the medical team.


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  • Liverpool will be monitoring Declan Rice‘s performances for England at the World Cup before a possible summer bid for the 23-year-old West Ham midfielder.


  • Real Madrid have no plans to re-sign 37-year-old Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United in January.


  • Bournemouth are set to appoint caretaker boss Gary O’Neil as permanent manager after talks with former Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa collapsed.


  • O’Neil wants to make former Blackpool boss Neil Critchley his assistant if he gets the permanent Bournemouth job.


  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is close to agreeing a new contract through to the summer of 2025.
  • Manchester United believe Alejandro Garnacho will sign a new deal at Old Trafford in the not-too-distant future after stepping up talks with his representatives.


  • Chelsea and Arsenal are tracking Porto’s Brazilian winger Pepe but may have to pay his £65m release clause.


  • Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has agreed to succeed Didier Deschamps as France manager after the World Cup.


  • Former Burnley manager Sean Dyche is interested in speaking to Rangers about their vacant managerial post after they sacked Giovanni van Bronckhorst.


  • Paris St-Germain have sent scouts to watch Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli, 21, play for Brazil at the World Cup.


  • Christopher Nkunku will join Chelsea in the summer transfer window despite RB Leipzig confirming the forward faces an unspecified spell on the sidelines with a torn knee ligament injury, reports French publication Le10Sport.


  • Everton’s England international Jordan Pickford, 28, and Spain duo David Raya of Brentford and 25-year-old Robert Sanchez of Brighton are interesting Tottenham as they seek a long-term replacement for France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 35.


  • Newcastle United will target Juventus’ Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 22, if they secure qualification for the Champions League next season.

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Felix, Mmaee, Jesus, Bellingham, De Jong, Conte, Lo Celso, Asensio, Kounde


  • Atletico Madrid rejected a 100m euro offer from Bayern Munich for 22-year-old Portugal striker Joao Felix in the summer.


  • Juventus vice president Pavel Nedved has played down any move for Conte by saying the Serie A club “have full faith” in manager Max Allegri.
  • Celtic target Ryan Mmaee has broken his silence on the Hoops’ interest in him and hinted he could be ready for a move in the next transfer window.


  • Real Madrid are set to launch a bid for Arsenal star Gabriel Jesus next summer, according to reports.
  • Real Madrid are preparing to offer Spain midfielder Marco Asensio a new contract, with the 26-year-old’s current deal running out in the summer.


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• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Alvarez, Dawson, Silva, Messi, Ronaldo, Kante, Depay, Kessie, Jesus


  • Valencia striker Edinson Cavani, 35, went off injured with an ankle problem in the game against Barcelona on Saturday and Uruguay face a wait to find out the extent of the issue with the World Cup starting on 20 November.


  • Tottenham are keen to offload Argentina midfielder Giovani lo Celso, who is on loan at Villarreal, and Spurs could accept an offer of £18m for the 26-year-old.


  • Manchester United are interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Jeremie Frimpong but could face competition from Chelsea for the 21-year-old Dutchman.


  • Jules Kounde has said he did not think his injury was ‘anything serious’ after his early withdrawal from play on Saturday – a much needed boost for Barcelona and France.


  • Real Madrid are in pole position to sign England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, from Borussia Dortmund next summer.
  • Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who was linked with a move to Manchester United in the summer, is intent on staying at the Nou Camp club and the 25-year-old Dutch international will not listen to any offers in January.
  • Nottingham Forest, Tottenham, West Ham and Marseille are ready to rekindle their interest in Atalanta and Ukraine midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi, 29.

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Asensio, Schick, Mbappe, Kane, Ronaldo, Schick, Leao, Silva

Football Transfer News: Summer transfer closed but, Clubs are still negotiating a possible move ahead of winter window .

  • Real Madrid are set to offer an improved three-year deal to 26-year-old Spain forward Marco Asensio, who was linked with a move to Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham after turning down a previous offer.
  • Bayer Leverkusen’s Czech Republic forward Patrik Schick, 26, Lille’s Canada international Jonathan David, 22, and Lyon’s French 26-year-old Moussa Dembele are Ten Hag’s preferred options to replace Ronaldo.


  • Paris St-Germain have doubts over their ability to continue paying France forward Kylian Mbappe’s contract. The 23-year-old’s current deal is worth £549m over three years – a quarter of the total team budget.


  • Liverpool will rival Manchester United for the signing of Benfica’s 18-year-old Portuguese centre-back Antonio Silva.



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  • Tottenham want to agree a new contract with England striker Harry Kane early next year and are confident the 29-year-old will commit his long-term future to the club.


  • Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says the Bundesliga club, who have been linked with a move for Kane, will not be active in the January transfer window.


  • Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag would like to keep Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo until the end of the season, however if the 37-year-old will not accept a reduced role he will be allowed to find a new club.


  • Chelsea are considering loan options for 18-year-old American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, who they signed for £12m in the summer.
  • The Blues are still interested in signing Russia midfielder Arsen Zakharyan, 19, from Dynamo Moscow.


  • Ronaldo is open to a return to Italy, with Napoli still keen on a deal following their interest in the summer.
  • Chelsea will prioritise a move for AC Milan’s 23-year-old Portugal forward Rafael Leao over a deal for Ronaldo.


  • Antonio Conte believes he will need three more transfer windows to improve the depth of Tottenham’s squad.


  • Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou has dismissed suggestions he could make a move to the Premier League, amid reports linking him to jobs at Brighton and Leicester City.

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Ten Hag, Pavard, Kane, Mbappe, Asensio, Mudryk, Rodgers, Gomes

Football Transfer News: Summer transfer closed but, Clubs are still negotiating a possible move ahead of winter window

  • Manchester United chiefs are split on transfer policy – Erik ten Hag wants to make more signings in January, but chief executive Richard Arnold wants to wait until summer.


  • France defender Benjamin Pavard considered leaving Bayern Munich this summer, with Manchester United, Chelsea, Paris St-Germain, Atletico Madrid and Juventus keen on a move for the 26-year-old.


  • Chelsea manager Graham Potter wants to make a move for Tottenham and England star Harry Kane, 29, and is ready to offer Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29, in exchange.


  • Premier League clubs are reportedly watching Eintracht Frankfurt winger Ansgar Knauff, 20, with him being compared to Arjen Robben.


  • Leicester City’s board are considering Brendan Rodgers’ future at the club but compensation for him and a potential replacement could be an issue as they are also under pressure to reduce their cost base due to FFP regulations.
  • Barcelona are interested in signing Real Madrid and Spain winger Marco Asensio, 26, on a free transfer when his contract expires next summer.



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  • Premier League clubs will insist on FA Cup third and fourth round replays being scrapped as part of plans to increase financial support flowing down to the lower levels of English football.


  • Liverpool are interested in Shakhtar Donetsk winger Mykhaylo Mudryk, 21, who has been compared to Neymar.


  • Bayern Munich have publicly backed manager Julian Nagelsmann after defeat by Augsburg at the weekend left the champions fifth in the Bundesliga.


  • Paul Pogba has revealed he was held at gunpoint by two men who demanded £11m from him in a July incident which has now seen five suspects detained, including his brother Mathias.


  • Liverpool are monitoring Flamengo midfielder Joao Gomes, 21, as Jurgen Klopp looks for reinforcements in a problem area.


  • Kylian Mbappe has forced the French Football Federation into an embarrassing climbdown in their dispute over image rights, with his failure to appear at a photo-shoot followed hours later by the FFF saying work was ongoing over a new agreement.


  • Liverpool will make a further move for Real Madrid’s young star Fede Valverde, potentially in January according to reports in Spain.


  • Brazilian wonderkid Joao Gomes says he has the “greatest desire” to play for Liverpool as rumours continue to swirl about the midfielder leaving Flamengo for the Premier League.


  • West Ham have told Argentine winger Manuel Lanzini, 29, he is free to leave in January, and attempted to find a buyer before the summer transfer deadline.


  • Marcus Rashford is “hopeful” he will be back to full fitness in time for Manchester United’s derby clash with City on October 2.

Friday's Transfer  Gossip: Silva, Asensio, Paqueta, Fofana, Vanaken, Antony, Gakpo

  • Manchester City have rejected a 70m euro (£59m) bid from Paris St-Germain for Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 28.
  • Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Real Madrid and Spain winger Marco Asensio, 26, for 30m euros


  • Liverpool’s pursuit of 19-year-old England midfielder Jude Bellingham could be helped by Borussia Dortmund’s interest in Guinea midfielder Naby Keita, 27, who joined the Reds in 2018.


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• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Antony, Isak, Fofana, Maguire, Paqueta, De Jong, Dubravka


  • Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga, 22, is on Jose Mourinho’s midfield shortlist at AS Roma as he looks to replace the injured Gini Wijnaldum.


  • Wolves have enquired about Galatasaray and Denmark centre-back Victor Nelsson, 23.


  • Bordeaux are interested in signing Fulham’s out-of-favour French winger Anthony Knockaert, 30.


  • Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl says forward Che Adams, 26, is not for sale this summer.


  • Manchester City and England Under-21 midfielder Cole Palmer, 20, is wanted on a season-long loan by Borussia Dortmund.


  • West Ham have made a fresh bid for 24-year-old Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta after their opening offer of 50m eurowas rejected by Lyon.


  • Man United are set to submit a £25m offer for PSV Eindhoven and Netherlands winger Cody Gakpo, 23.


  • The Old-Trafford club have made a failed bid for Bayern Munich right-back Benjamin Pavard, 26.


  • Eintracht Frankfurt and Germany goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, 32, has rejected an offer from Manchester United.
  • Chelsea are preparing a new bid of around £75m for Leicester defender Wesley Fofana, 21.


  • The Hammers have also had a £10m bid for Belgium midfielder Hans Vanaken, 30, turned down by Club Bruges.


  • Ajax head coach Alfred Schreuder says he is still confident winger Antony, 22, will not be sold to Manchester United despite the latest £76m bid.

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Asensio, Jesus, Lacazette, Tielemans, Lukaku, Lingard, Mee

  • Manchester United are to be presented with an opportunity to sign Real Madrid’s Spain winger Marco Asensio, 26. (El Chiringuito – in Spanish)


  • Manchester City’s Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus, 25, and Ukraine defender Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25, could both leave this summer, while England winger Raheem Sterling, 27, would only consider joining another elite club. (The Athletic – subscription required)


  • Arsenal have made Jesus their main target although they face competition from Juventus for the former Palmeiras player. (Mirror)


  • Lyon want to re-sign France forward Alexandre Lacazette, 31, on a free transfer – five years after selling him to Arsenal for £46.5m. (L’Equipe – in French, subscription required)


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• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Salah, Pogba, Keita, Mane, Kounde, Ekitike, De Jong, Palhinha


  • Arsenal are also keen to sign Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25, who will leave Leicester City this summer. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)


  • Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez insists he wants to stay at Inter Milan next season, despite speculation about the the 24-year-old’s future. (90 Min)


  • Promoted Nottingham Forest could move for Southampton’s Republic of Ireland Under-21 midfielder Will Smallbone, 22, who will be allowed to go out on loan in 2022-23. (Sun)


  • Forest, Norwich City and Huddersfield Town are plotting moves to sign Angers’ Cameroonian left-back Enzo Ebosse, 23. (Football Insider)


  • Brentford have offered Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen a long-term contract and are waiting for a response from the 30-year-old, who was on loan with them from January until the end of the season. (Sky Sports)


  • France midfielder Paul Pogba, who will leave Manchester United when his contract runs out at the end of this month, is close to returning to Juventus – and the 29-year-old is expected to sign a three-year deal with the Italian club. (Goal)


  • Roma would be interested in signing England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 29, when his Manchester United contract expires this summer, but West Ham and Everton remain potential suitors. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)


  • Leeds United are in talks to sign Red Bull Salzburg and Denmark right-back Rasmus Kristensen, 24. (Sky Sports)


  • Relegated Burnley expect captain Ben Mee, 32, to leave this summer, creating a big hole at the club with vice-captain and fellow English defender James Tarkowski, 29, also set to depart. (The Athletic – subscription required)


  • Everton are confident of signing Tarkowski, as they and Aston Villa lead the chase for the centre-back. (Mail)


  • Brentford have offered Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen a long-term contract and are waiting for a response from the 30-year-old, who was on loan with them from January until the end of the season. (Sky Sports)


  • Dutch defender Sven Botman, 22, wants to leave Lille this summer and says AC Milan and Newcastle are interested in signing him. (Algemeen Dagblad, via Chronicle)


  • Tottenham have been offered the chance to sign West Ham’s Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Soucek, with talks over a new contract for the 27-year-old having stalled. (Football Insider)


  • Barcelona are set to turn their attention to Chelsea’s Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, 29, if they cannot sign first-choice target Robert Lewandowski, the 33-year-old Poland forward who is set to leave Bayern Munich. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Haaland, Pope,  Nkunku, Icardi,  Lacazette, Gnabry, Pogba, Asensio

  • Manchester City have agreed personal terms with Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21. (Mail)


  • West Ham are considering a summer move for England and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope, 29. (Times – subscription required)


  • Lyon are among the clubs Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette, 30, is in talks with about a free-agent move in the summer. (Canal Plus – in French)


  • Inter Milan’s directors are open to taking back Chelsea and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, on a loan deal. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)


  • Juventus want to take Paul Pogba, 29, back to Turin on a free transfer when his Manchester United contract expires in the summer – but they will face fierce competition from Paris St-Germain and Real Madrid for the France midfielder. (Football Italia, via Sport Mediaset)


  • Liverpool target Serge Gnabry, 26, is in talks with Bayern Munich over a contract extension. The Bundesliga club are keen to hold on to the Germany forward, whose contract expires next year. (Goal)


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• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Diop, Haaland, Lukaku, Henderson, Martinez, Janelt


  • RB Leipzig have put a £54m price tag on Manchester United target Christopher Nkunku. The 24-year-old France midfielder has scored 17 goals in 30 Bundesliga games this season. (Bild, via Express).


  • Paris St-Germain are hoping to sell Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 29, and his compatriot Leandro Paredes, 27, in the summer. (Hadrien Grenier on Twitter)


  • Real Madrid are reluctant to meet Haaland’s wage demands because they do not want to unsettle their dressing room of stars by making the striker the highest-paid player in the squad. (Goal)


  • If a deal for Haaland does not materialise, Real may target Manchester United and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 35, instead. (Fichajes – in Spanish)


  • Real are closely monitoring Chelsea wing-back Reece James, 22, with Carlo Ancelotti’s scouts watching the England defender nine times this season. (Mirror)


  • Matt Targett wants Newcastle United to make his loan move from Aston Villa permanent. The 26-year-old English left-back is keen to be part of Eddie Howe’s project despite having three years left on his Villa contract. (Chronicle)


  • Newcastle are in prime position to sign Rangers’ 18-year-old youth team product Alex Lowry after the Scottish midfielder’s agent held talks with the Magpies’ head of recruitment. (Football Insider)


  • Tunisia want France-born Southampton defender Yan Valery, 23, to switch international allegiance and play for them at the World Cup in Qatar. Valery is eligible as his mother is Tunisian. (Mail)


  • Arsenal lead the pack of Premier League suitors tracking 26-year-old Spain winger Marco Asensio of Real Madrid. AC Milan appeared to be in the driving seat for his signature, but the Serie A club rejected his wage demands. (Calcio Mercato – in Italian)


  • Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, 35, could be set for a reunion with former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa, when his contract at Atletico Madrid expires in the summer. (Birmingham Mail)

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Ibrahimovic, Emery, Conte, Fonseca, Xavi, Pogba, Asensio.

  • AC Milan are preparing to offer Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 40, a contract extension on the same terms as his current deal. (Calciomercato – in Italian)


  • Newcastle plan to announce their new manager this week, with Villarreal’s former Arsenal boss Unai Emery, 49, emerging as the latest leading contender. (Mirror)


  • Antonio Conte is set to sign a £20m contract as Tottenham manager, with Spurs’ players ready for the former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss, 52, to take training on Tuesday.(Telegraph – subscription required)


  • Antonio Conte will be   given £150m to revive Tottenham in the transfer window.( The sun)


  • Referee Alan Young is braced for the axe after forgetting to play injury time in Leyton Orient’s chaotic win over Hartlepool on Saturday.(The sun)


  • Atletico Madrid have sold fewer than 200 tickets for Wednesday’s Champions League game against Liverpool amid coronavirus concerns after the previous Anfield meeting between the sides was blamed for a huge spike in cases.(The times)


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• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Conte, Van de Beek, Pogba, Hernandez, Ceballos, Gouiri


  • Aston Villa have made informal contact with former Roma boss Paulo Fonseca as they consider potential replacements for Dean Smith. (Mail)


  • Al Sadd have told Barcelona officials they will have to visit Qatar to agree a deal for Xavi, 41, to take charge of the club he played for. (AS – in Spanish)


  • Xavi has already given Barcelona a list of four players he wants to sign, including Manchester United’s France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28, who is out of contract at the end of this season. (El Nacional – in Spanish)


  • Conte has asked Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy for a transfer budget of about £237m to buy six Serie A-based players he has identified. (Calciomercato, via Express)


  • Tottenham are set to pay Nuno Espirito Santo a severance package worth £14m – but a clause in the Portuguese coach’s contract would have allowed Spurs to sack him for free at the end of the season if they had failed to finish in the top six of the Premier League. (Sun)


  • Liverpool and Arsenal are among five clubs who have made offers to sign Marco Asensio from Real Madrid in January, along with JuventusAC Milan and Borussia Dortmund, with the German club the favourites to sign the Spain attacking midfielder, 25. (El Nacional – in Spanish)


  • Arsenal are considering a move for Torino and Italy striker Andrea Belotti, 27. (Calciomercato – in Italian)


  • Arsenal will make an offer to sign Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 23, on loan from Real Madrid. (Express)


  • Juventus may be forced to sell Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 30, or United States midfielder Weston McKennie, 23, to fund moves for Fiorentina’s Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21, and Borussia Dortmund’s Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel, 32. (Tuttosport – in Italian)


  • Paris St-Germain are contemplating rescinding the two-year contract of Spain defender Sergio Ramos, 35, who joined on a free transfer from Real Madrid in July but is yet to play for the French club because of a calf problem. (Le Parisien, via AS)


  • Borussia Dortmund’s head of first-team football Sebastian Kehl believes star striker Erling Haaland will still be at the club beyond the summer.(Daily mirror)


  • PSG are set to make an offer to sign Portugal defensive midfielder Joao Palhinha, 26, from Sporting Lisbon(O Jogo – in Portuguese)


  • Jude Bellingham has rubbished claims that he is eyeing a move to Liverpool as the Borussia Dortmund youngster put to bed rumours of an Anfield switch on Twitter.(Daily mail)


  • Jack Harrison has revealed he received a ticking off from old friend and mentor Frank Lampard for allegedly singing a song mocking him after Leeds United won promotion to the Premier League.(Daily mail)