Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Alonso, Depay, Fagioli, Fernandes, Toure, Gosens, Ronaldo, Pochettino, Bellerin


  • Marcos Alonso will reportedly be offered a two-year contract extension at Barcelona as the La Liga leaders continue to juggle their financial constraints.


  • Barcelona will sell 28-year-old Netherlands forward Memphis Depay in January.


  • Juventus midfielder Nicolo Fagioli snubbed a move to Manchester United as he did not want to “leave Italy”.


  • Bruno Fernandes says he has “no problem” with Manchester United and Portugal team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo despite an awkward exchange between the pair being caught on camera.


  • Fans who have travelled to the World Cup as part of a paid-for supporters programme have had their daily allowance cancelled.
  • Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Emmanuel Petit thinks Brazil will win the World Cup.


  • Darren Bent thinks Gareth Southgate will leave his position as England manager after the World Cup, regardless of how well the Three Lions do.
  • Alejandro Garnacho has been rewarded for his breakthrough performances at Old Trafford by being voted Manchester United’s Player of the Month for November.


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  • Kolo Toure is set to be named as Wigan boss. The former Manchester City, Liverpool and Ivory Coast defender, 41, is currently a coach at Leicester.


  • Major League Soccer teams could be in a position to sign Portgual forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, from Manchester United – courtesy of a £210m Apple TV deal.


  • The agent of Manchester United and Uruguay forward Facundo Pellistri, 20, says his client could leave Old Trafford in January having not yet made a senior appearance for the club.
  • Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has hinted at the wrong timing having prevented him from becoming Manchester United boss, but says the move could still happen in the future.


  • Eden Hazard has vowed to play for Turkish giants Fenerbahce before he retires, according to former club chief Hasan Cetinkaya.


  • Real Madrid star Antonio Rudiger has urged Los Blancos to sign his Germany team-mate Jamal Musiala in what could be a big boost for Liverpool’s chances of acquiring Jude Bellingham.


  • Aaron Ramsdale says Arsenal and England team-mate Bukayo Saka would not “shy away” from taking a penalty at the Qatar World Cup despite missing one in the Euro 2020 final.
  • Real Madrid and Brazil forward Vinicius Junior, 22, feared suffering an injury before the World Cup because of “dirty tackles” from opponents in La Liga.


  • Arsenal could land themselves their own Riyad Mahrez in January as reports from France claim they are interested in Toulouse attacking midfielder Fares Chaibi.


  • Jose Mourinho wants to bring Barcelona’s 27-year-old Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin to Roma.
  • Ex-Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 30, says he would call up pundits, such as Jamie Redknapp and Paul Scholes, if they criticised him.


  • Contract rebel Nicolas Raskin has reportedly been handed a deadline by Standard Liege over a new deal with Rangers named among clubs monitoring the midfielder.

Friday's Transfer  Gossip: Depay, Davies, Mane, Calvert-Lewin, Bellingham, Felix, Jones, Bellerin, Depay, Mane


  • Barcelona could allow the Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, to leave in the January transfer window.
  • Canada defender Alphonso Davies believes he will be fit for the World Cup after the 22-year-old suffered a hamstring strain playing for Bayern Munich against Hertha Belin last Saturday.


  • Sadio Mane’s World Cup dream appears to be alive with the Bayern Munich star set to be named in the Senegal squad, according to reports.


  • Billy Gilmour has opened up on the “frustrating” start to his Brighton career which has seen the Scotland star play just 13 minutes of first-team football since his summer move from Chelsea.
  • Borussia Dortmund are confident they can keep 19-year-old England midfielder Jude Bellingham beyond the end of the current season, despite interest from several major clubs including Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United.


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  • Everton and England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 25, will see a specialist to find out the extent of his dislocated shoulder issue.


  • Former defender Gerard Pique says he will run for the Barcelona presidency after focusing on his other business ventures following his retirement from football this week.


  • Paris St-Germain are interested in signing Atletico Madrid striker Joao Felix and the French champions could try to sign the 23-year-old Portugal international on loan during January.


  • Former Tottenham full-back Pascal Chimbonda has urged his old side to make a play for James Maddison in the transfer window because the creative midfielder has the qualities required to turn their season around.


  • Aston Villa will target an ‘A-list’ forward in the January transfer window, while Villarreal’s Spain defender Pau Torres, 25, is also of interest to recently-appointed manager Unai Emery.


  • Roma will turn their attention to Barcelona’s Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin, 27, with Portugal’s Diogo Dalot, 23, now a key part of Manchester United’s plans.
  • Southampton will pay Championship side Luton Town more than £4m in compensation for manager Nathan Jones, who was announced as Saints’ replacement for the sacked Ralph Hasenhuttl on Thursday.


  • Southampton will pay Luton in excess of £4m in compensation for Nathan Jones, who was named manager on Thursday morning after several years of closely monitoring his rise.


  • Celtic are set to seek SFA clarification over Jota’s controversial offside goal against Motherwell.

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Aubameyang, Bellerin, Ronaldo, De Jong, Carrasco, Gallagher, James, Luiz

  • Chelsea will follow up the £70m signing of Leicester’s French defender Wesley Fofana, 21, by pushing to get the transfer of Barcelona’s Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 33, over the line. The Blues also want to sign Everton’s 21-year-old English winger Anthony Gordon this week.


  • Arsenal’s Spain defender Hector Bellerin, 27, could join Real Betis, where he was on loan last season. Bellerin has not played for the Gunners since May 2021.


  • Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Manchester United for Napoli this week. United’s Portugal forward, 37, has started just one Premier League game this season.


  • Liverpool and the Netherlands Under-21s defender Sepp van den Berg, 20, is set to join Schalke on loan.


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  • Leicester City are in talks with Schalke to sign Morocco midfielder Amine Harit, 25.


  • Fulham have agreed a deal with Paris St-Germain to sign French left-back Layvin Kurzawa, 29, while the Cottagers are also making efforts to bring in Roma’s 23-year-old Dutch winger Justin Kluivert.


  • Tottenham are in talks about a potential loan move for Leeds United and Wales winger Daniel James, 24, before Thursday’s 23:00 BST transfer deadline.


  • Aston Villa have a “strong interest” in Brighton boss Graham Potter as a potential replacement for Steven Gerrard, who has lost three of his first four league games this season.


  • Newcastle are keen on Chelsea’s French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 28, who is on a two-year loan at AC Milan. Nottingham Forest are also keen.


  • Tottenham have reignited their interest in Atletico Madrid’s versatile Belgium midfielder Yannick Carrasco, 28.


  • Barcelona and the Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, will remain at the club despite being heavily linked with Manchester United and Chelsea during the summer transfer window.


  •  De Jong is travelling to England before the end of the summer transfer window, sparking speculation about his future.


  • Aston Villa and Wolves are both interested in signing West Ham’s English defender Craig Dawson, 32.


  • Juventus will try and sign Aston Villa’s Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz, 24, if they cannot strike an agreement with Paris St-Germain for Argentina’s Leandro Paredes, 28.


  • Crystal Palace have made a £27m offer to buy Chelsea’s 22-year-old England midfielder Conor Gallagher, who impressed while on loan with the Eagles in 2021-22.

Transfer Rumours: Any Shocked Move On Deadline Day? Bellerin, Kounde, Hudson-Odoi, Tagliafico,Mbappe

• Barcelona will try to sign Arsenal and Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 26, if Brazil defender Emerson Royal, 22, leaves the Nou Camp to join Tottenham(Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

•  Manchester City are not expecting any further incomings or outgoings before the transfer window closes after tying down Brazil goalkeeper Ederson, 28, to a new contract. Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 27, was the subject of an offer from AC Milan, but was not interested in the move. (Times – subscription required)

• West Ham have reached a verbal agreement with Ajax to sign left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, although completing the deal before Tuesday’s deadline will be complicated with the 28-year-old currently on international duty with Argentina. (Telegraaf – in Dutch)

However, the Hammers are unlikely to pursue a deal for Tagliafico despite the full-back having been offered to the club by multiple agents. (Athletic)

Real Madrid have withdrawn from negotiations to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 22, from Paris St-Germain because the clubs cannot agree a fee. 

However, the Spanish club are set to beat PSG in the race to sign 18-year-old France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes. 

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Chelsea have told Sevilla and France centre-back Jules Kounde’s agent they will make one last attempt to sign the 22-year-old. (ABC Sevilla, via Sport Witness)

• Leicester City have expressed interest in Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 20, who has also been linked with Borussia Dortmund(football.london)

The Blues also want to take for Atletico Madrid’s Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, on loan but the La Liga champions want to include a clause that would make it a permanent deal for £34m. (Goal) 

• Wolves forward Adama Traore, 25, has recruited agent Jorge Mendes to help him secure a move to Tottenham. The Spain international wants to reunite with old boss Nuno Espirito Santo.(Footballer Insider) 

•  Juventus have opted not to pursue a deal for Barcelona and Bosnia-Herzegovina midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 31, with the Serie A club close to signing 19-year-old Dutchman Mohamed Ihattaren from PSV Eindhoven. Pjanic, who spent four years at Juventus before joining Barca in 2020, is one of several players the Catalan club are trying to offload before Tuesday’s deadline. (Goal)

• Brentford have made a £13m bid for Gremio‘s Brazilian full-back Vanderson, 20, who has also attracted interest from AC Milan this summer. (Goal)

• Wolves have submitted an £8.6m bid to sign Marseille and Croatia defender Duje Caleta-Car but the Ligue 1 side want £12.9m before they allow the 24-year-old to leave. (Foot01 – in French) 

• Burnley are in talks to bring Swansea City and Wales defender Connor Roberts, 25, to Turf Moor. (WalesOnline) 

• Chelsea midfielder Tino Anjorin is close to joining Lokomotiv Moscow in a loan deal that includes a £17m option to buy the 19-year-old Englishman. (Goal) 

Kylian Mbappé is planning to sign a pre-contract agreement with Real Madrid in January. He knows all the biggest clubs will want him next year but he wants to sign for Madrid. [@SkyKaveh]