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Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Felix, Allister, Depay, Akpom, Ronaldo, Badiashile, Nunes, Bellingham, Mudryk

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Atletico Madrid‘s £13.25m loan demand for Joao Felix is more than twice what Manchester United are willing to pay for the Portugal star.

 

  • Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi hopes Argentina midfielder Alexis Mac Allister, 24, stays with the club at least until the end of the season.

 

  • Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, will leave Barcelona on a free transfer in the summer rather than seek a January move.
  • Crystal Palace, Everton and Southampton are monitoring the Championship’s top scorer Chuba Akpom as they seek additional firepower in January.

 

  • Romelu Lukaku has said he wants to put his recent troubles behind him and secure a permanent move to Internazionale from Chelsea.

 

  • France centre-back Benoit Badiashile, 21, is in London to undergo a medical after Chelsea agreed a deal worth 38m euros (£33.6m) with Monaco.

 

  • France midfielder N’Golo Kante has had interest from Barcelona and Al Nassr but the 31-year-old could now sign a new contract at Chelsea.
  • Juventus and Borussia Dortmund have joined the race to sign 18-year-old Spanish right-back Ivan Fresneda after Newcastle made first contact with his club Real Valladolid.

 

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• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Saka, Thuram, Balogun, Tielemans, De Jong, Badiashile, Dumfries, Mudryk, Fernandez

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has a clause in his Al Nassr contract that means he could move to Newcastle if they qualify for the Champions League, according to incredible reports.

 

  • Emmanuel Dennis is facing the axe at Nottingham Forest, less than five months after his £15m move from Watford.

 

  • Arsenal have submitted a second offer for Ukraine winger Mykhailo Mudryk, thought to be significantly below Shakhtar Donetsk‘s asking price of 100m euros (£88.5m).

 

  • Manchester United and Bayern Munich are interested in Randal Kolo Muani but Eintracht Frankfurt want 60-70m euros (£53-62m) for the France forward, 24.

 

  • Arsenal have activated clauses to extend the contracts of England winger Bukayo Saka and France centre-back William Saliba, both 21, by an extra year as talks continue over long-term agreements.
  • Manchester City are set to win the race to sign Argentine midfielder Maximo Perrone, 19, from Velez Sarsfield.

 

  • Newcastle United are to continue talks with Flamengo over the signing of 18-year-old Brazilian midfielder Matheus Franca.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has reportedly emerged as a target for Barcelona on a free transfer, as the winger enters the final months of his contract.

 

  • Kylian Mbappe and Achraf Hakimi have both been handed “a few days off” after PSG’s a loss to Lens.

 

  • Jude Bellingham has reportedly been summoned to showdown talks with Dortmund chiefs as Europe’s biggest clubs fight over him.

 

  • Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea have been approached about signing Portugal forward Joao Felix, 23, on loan but Atletico Madrid are seeking a 15m euro loan fee (£13.3m), plus 6m euros (£5.3m) to cover his wages.

 

  • Arsenal have submitted a second offer for Ukraine winger Mykhailo Mudryk, thought to be significantly below Shakhtar Donetsk‘s asking price of 100m euros (£88.5m).
  • Newcastle have begun talks with Real Valladolid over signing Ivan Fresneda but they face competition from top European sides, according to reports.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Thuram, Mudryk, Edwards, Bellingham, Felix, Ronaldo, Mendy, Badiashile

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Borussia Monchengladbach and France forward Marcus Thuram, 25, would rather join Manchester United than Newcastle or Aston Villa, who are also interested.

 

  • Mykhailo Mudryk says Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is a “top coach”, with Chelsea joining the Gunners in the race for the 21-year-old Shakhtar Donetsk winger.

 

  • Tottenham Hotspur have “taken the first steps” in a deal to re-sign English Sporting Lisbon midfielder Marcus Edwards, 24.

 

  • Spurs are also close to completing a £35m deal for Sporting Lisbon defender Pedro Porro, 23.

 

  • Jude Bellingham‘s father wants the England and Borussia Dortmund midfielder to join Liverpool, with Real Madrid and Manchester City also seeking the 19-year-old’s signature.

 

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• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Gil, Perrone, Fernandez, Mac Allister, Bellingham, Jorginho

 

  • Portugal forward Joao Felix, 23 – a Manchester United target – is open to leaving Atletico Madrid in January.

 

  • Los Angeles FC have beaten interested Premier League clubs to sign Croatian forward Stipe Biuk, 20.

 

  • Juventus are interested in 29-year-old Everton and Mali midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • MLS side Sporting Kansas City tried to sign Cristiano Ronaldo before the 37-year-old joined Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr.

 

  • Newcastle have made a “very big offer” for Real Madrid defender Ferland Mendy, 27.

 

  • Chelsea are trying to sign France defender Benoit Badiashile but Monaco boss Philippe Clement has warned they are not the only club trying to sign the 21-year-old.

 

  • Leeds United are close to finalising a deal to sign defender Maximilian Wober, 24, from Red Bull Salzburg.

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Gil, Perrone, Fernandez, Mac Allister, Bellingham, Jorginho

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has become the highest-paid sportsman ever with his £173m Al Nassr deal, smashing Lionel Messi and Canelo Alvarez‘s pay.

 

  • Tottenham winger Bryan Gil, 21, wants to go back to Valencia and may get his wish in January.

 

  • Newcastle have been heavily linked with highly-rated 19-year-old Velez Sarsfield midfielder Maximo Perrone, but Manchester City may have beaten the Magpies to his signature.

 

  • Erik ten Hag reportedly tried to shut down any excuses by ordering one Manchester United player to ‘stop whining’ after he complained it was too hot to play during the team’s defeat against Brentford in August.
  • Chelsea are pressing ahead with a club-record transfer that could see Enzo Fernandez arrive at Stamford Bridge in January.

 

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• Cristiano Ronaldo Officially Signed His Contract With Al-Nassr.

 

• Friday’s Transfer Gossip: Kessie, Shelvey, Fernandez, Milinkovic-Savic, Ronaldo, Ramos, Bellingham, Tielemans, Caicedo.

 

  • Wolverhampton Wanderers target Viktor Gyokeres, 24, is going nowhere in the January transfer window, says the Sweden forward’s Coventry City boss Mark Robins.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Southampton are interested in signing Lorient and Nigeria striker Terem Moffi, 23, in January.
  • Real Madrid are ready to spend over 100m euros (£88.6m) to sign 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham, who is also a target for Liverpool.

 

  • Scotland captain Andy Robertson has been rewarded for services to football, charity and young people having been named on the New Year Honours list.
  • Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta believe Newcastle United have emerged as serious title contenders.

 

  • Jorginho, 31, wants to return to Napoli when his Chelsea contract ends, but Barcelona and Newcastle are also interested in the Italy midfielder.

 

  • Brighton head coach Roberto De Zerbi believes Arsenal target Mykhailo Mudryk could one day become a Ballon d’Or winner.
  • Raul Jimenez, 31, is likely to be allowed to leave Wolves in January if the club succeed in signing another striker.

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Kessie, Shelvey, Fernandez, Milinkovic-Savic, Ronaldo, Ramos, Bellingham, Tielemans, Caicedo.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Tottenham have reportedly made an audacious attempt to sign Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie just six months after the Ivorian made the move to the Nou Camp.

 

  • Benfica have told clubs interested in Enzo Fernandez including Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United that they will have to stump up his full release clause if they want him next month.
  • Arsenal have received a boost in their potential pursuit of Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

 

  • David Moyes has dismissed talk of Declan Rice leaving the club, amid reports of Chelsea’s interest.

 

  • Real Madrid confident they are leading the way in their pursuit of Jude Bellingham, ahead of a host of Premier League clubs including both Liverpool and Manchester United.

 

  • Chelsea have been handed a huge boost in the battle to secure N’Golo Kante’s future!

 

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• ‘We Are Open To Negotiations’ Shaktar Donetsk On Mykhaylo Mudryk To Arsenal

 

• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Fernandez, Morata, Grealish, Boga, Bellingham, Mac Allister, Terrier, Leao, Felix

 

 

  • Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive Sergei Palkin says “negotiations are continuing” with Arsenal over 21-year-old Ukraine winger Mykhaylo Mudryk, after the Gunners had an offer of £55m rejected.
  • Benfica are lining up a replacement for Enzo Fernandez in the form of 19-year-old Argentine midfielder Maximo Perrone, who plays for Velez Sarsfield.

 

  • Manchester City are willing to offer £10.6m a year for AC Milan forward Rafael Leao, whose father has been in touch with the Premier League club.

 

  • Tottenham manager Antonio Conte wants to sign 20-year-oldEcuador defender Piero Hincapie from Bayer Leverkusen.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Fulham have been offered Roma’s Netherlands defender Rick Karsdorp, 27, as he has fallen out of favour with manager Jose Mourinho.

 

  • Former Bournemouth boss Scott Parker is among the candidates for the manager’s job at Belgian side Club Brugge.

 

  • Antonio Conte has reportedly told Tottenham he wants Piero Hincapie to be signed in January.
  • Manchester United are not planning to spend big in January, with the focus instead on the summer.

 

  • Newcastle have revised their January transfer plans following Jonjo Shelvey’s injury, with Moises Caicedo or Youri Tielemans now reportedly on their radar.

 

  • Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr want to sign Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, and Paris St-Germain’s 36-year-old Spain defender Sergio Ramos.

 

  • Tottenham forward Lucas Moura, 30, is expected to see out his contract and join former club Sao Paulo in his native Brazil in the summer.
  • Chelsea have agreed personal terms with 21-year-old Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile.

 

  • France forward Olivier Giroud, 36, has agreed a contract extension with AC Milan which will run until 2024.
  • Jurgen Klopp remained coy on whether Liverpool will make any more signings over the transfer window.

Thursday's Transfer Gossip: Fernandez, Morata, Grealish, Boga, Bellingham, Mac Allister, Terrier, Leao, Felix

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Chelsea are willing to pay the £105m release clause of World Cup star Enzo Fernandez in the January window as they look to beat Man Utd and Liverpool to his signature.

 

  • Atletico Madrid and Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 30, is a loan target for Manchester United.

 

  • Manchester City are willing to offer AC Milan England midfielder Jack Grealish, 27, in exchange for 23-year-old Portugal forward Rafael Leao.

 

  • Newcastle United are redrawing their January transfer plans to include the search for a midfield playmaker with Brighton’s Moises Caicedo and Leicester City’s Youri Tielemans of interest.

 

  • Bournemouth have joined Leicester City in expressing interest in Atalanta’s former Chelsea winger Jeremie Boga, with the 25-year-old Ivory Coast international available on loan.
  • Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey needs to start two more matches to earn a one-year contract extension, but the 30-year-old is sidelined for up to eight weeks with a calf injury and has six months left on his current deal.

 

  • Leeds are closing in on a deal for RB Salzburg captain and Austria defender Maximilian Wober, 24, but Everton are also interested.
  • Real Madrid will prioritise a deal for Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham in 2023, with the 19-year-old set to choose the Spanish side over Liverpool.

 

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• Wednesday’s Transfer Gossip: Mudryk, Otamendi, Jorginho, Pickford, Wober, Davies, Fernandez, Otamendi, Thuram

 

  • Cody Gakpo revealed that Virgil van Dijk convinced him to sign for Liverpool after completing his £37 million move to Anfield today.

 

  • Fulham are expected to make a formal offer for Arsenal defender Cedric Soares in the coming days.

 

  • Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea have reservations about meeting Atletico Madrid‘s £8m loan fee for 23-year-old Portugal midfielder Joao Felix.

 

  • Tottenham have made an offer of £13m for Barcelona’s 26-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie.

 

  • Manchester United will focus on next year’s summer transfer window instead of spending in January.

 

  • Chelsea will be one of the busiest clubs in the January transfer window, with both short and long-term problems to solve at Stamford Bridge.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Liverpool, Juventus, Benfica and Borussia Dortmund are interested in Brighton and Argentina star Alexis Mac Allister, 24, who may be available for between £31m and £35m.

 

  • Talks between Arsenal and Gabriel Martinelli about a new contract are in the “final stages”, according to reports.

 

  • Manchester United and Tottenham have opened talks with Rennes over 25-year-old French striker Martin Terrier, who was valued at £34m over the summer.
  • Chelsea are monitoring Inter Milan‘s 26-year-old Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries, who is also on Manchester United’s radar.

 

  • Newcastle United have ruled out signing 31-year-old Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho.

 

  • Juventus fans have been left confused and irritated by Paul Pogba sharing pictures of himself enjoying the slopes over the festive period – despite not having played for the club since re-signing in the summer.

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Mbappe, Mudryk, Rice, Juranovic, Bellingham, Fofana,

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Mbappe reportedly earns around £85m a year after signing a new contract at Paris Saint-Germain, so Real would likely have to match that in order to persuade him to move.

 

  • Shakhtar Donetsk forward Mykhaylo Mudryk remains focused on a move to Premier League leaders Arsenal as talk about his future continues to swirl.

 

  • Chelsea are leading the race for West Ham midfielder Declan Rice. The 23-year-old England international has turned down three contract offers and has 18 months remaining on his current deal.

 

  • Marco Silva says Fulham and Crystal Palace‘s success with players coming through the Championship shows England’s second tier can provide Premier League quality additions.

 

  • Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou will not risk Josip Juranovic against Hibs this week after his delayed return to Lennoxtown following the World Cup.

 

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• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Fred, Soyuncu, Thuram, Badiashile, Gakpo, Martinez, Bellingham, Rice, Gvardiol, Suarez

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo‘s potential next employers Al-Nassr are also keen on Chelsea’s impending free agent N’Golo Kante.
  • Philippe Coutinho could be on his way out of Aston Villa next month just a year after his return to the Premier League.

 

  • Lionel Messi is set to stay at PSG after agreeing to sign a new contract with the Ligue 1 side.

 

  • Gabriel Martinelli is expected to sign a new Arsenal contract soon with negotiations going well.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Kevin De Bruyne is backing Manchester City team-mate Erling Haaland to become football’s all-time top goalscorer.

 

  • Jurgen Klopp has showered praise on “absolutely exceptional” England star Jude Bellingham but the Liverpool boss will likely face a major financial hurdle to be able to secure the Borussia Dortmund midfielder in the summer.

 

  • Graham Potter says talks with Chelsea’s hierarchy have left him confident they support him despite a rocky run of form before the World Cup break.

 

  • Steve Lomas hopes his Northern Ireland compatriot Steven Davis will be able to come back from the knee injury which has ended his season with Rangers.
  • Tottenham manager Antonio Conte has confirmed the club will be active in the January transfer window.

 

  • David Datro Fofana is widely expected to complete a move to Chelsea at the start of the January transfer window.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Fred, Soyuncu, Thuram, Badiashile, Gakpo, Martinez, Bellingham, Rice, Gvardiol, Suarez

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • PSG are interested in signing Man United midfielder Fred despite the Red Devils activating a 12-month extension on the Brazil international’s contract.

 

  • Atletico Madrid have agreed personal terms with Caglar Soyuncu until 2027 – and the 26-year-old Leicester and Turkey centre-back could join as early as January, even though he only becomes a free agent next July.

 

  • Newcastle United might be able to prise Marcus Thuram away from Borussia Monchengladbach next month for less than £15m with his contract almost up.

 

  • Newcastle United are making progress on agreeing a new contract worth £200,000 a week with Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 25.

 

  • Benfica have offered a new two-year deal to Argentina centre-back Nicolas Otamendi, 34, who is out of contract next summer and wants to continue playing in Europe, but negotiations are not advanced.
  • Spain left-back Marcos Alonso, 31, is on the verge of signing an improved contract at Barcelona after arriving on a free transfer from Chelsea in the summer.

 

  • Aston Villa are willing to sell Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho in January, just a year after the 30-year-old arrived at Villa Park.

 

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

 

  • Chelsea are set to seal deals for both David Datro Fofana and Andrey Santos.

 

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists the impending departure of sporting director Julian Ward will not impact their transfer activity.

 

  • Chelsea are also working to sign a new left-sided centre-back and Monaco’s France defender Benoit Badiashile, 21, is the leading candidate.

 

  • Liverpool and Tottenham are among the top Premier League sides ready to submit contract offers to Inter Milan and Slovakia centre-back Milan Skriniar, 27.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Tottenham are long-time admirers of Adama Traore but new Wolves boss Julen Lopetegui hopes the Spain winger, 26, will sign a new contract at Molineux, with his current deal set to expire next summer.
  • Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is not expecting the club to sell England midfielder James Maddison, 26, in the January transfer window.

 

  • Liverpool could give up on trying to sign Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham because they believe getting a deal done for the 19-year-old is proving too complicated.

 

  • Chelsea are best placed to sign England midfielder Declan Rice as the 23-year-old enters the final 18 months of his West Ham contract.

 

  • Arsenal are set to trigger a two-year extension to promising midfielder Charlie Patino‘s contract.

 

  • Angers and Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi, 22, has said he is yet to decide on his future, despite interest from Leicester, Leeds United and West Ham.

 

  • Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 35, is set to join Brazilian club Gremio on a two-year deal.
  • St Mirren are closing on a deal to sign Waterford United defender Richard Taylor.

 

  • Manchester United have opened talks with PSV Eindhoven over a deal to sign forward Cody Gakpo after learning of the Dutch club’s financial issues.
  • Pep Guardiola and the Manchester City hierarchy are determined to win the fight for Jude Bellingham.

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

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • 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.

 

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

 

  • 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.

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Rabiot,  Saint-Maximin, Ronaldo, Bellingham, Fernandez, Locatelli, Fofana, Mendy, Mudryk

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Arsenal are trying to sign 27-year-old France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, who will be out of contract at Juventus in the summer.

 

  • Allan Saint-Maximin hopes France World Cup star Marcus Thuram will turn down a move to Liverpool in favour of linking up with him at Newcastle United.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo‘s “right-hand man” has reportedly arrived in Saudi Arabia as a lucrative transfer to Al-Nassr edges ever closer.
  • Real Madrid are interested in signing 24-year-old Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli, who is on loan at Juventus from Sassuolo, if they miss out on Bellingham or Fernandez.
  • Chelsea have agreed a 12m euros (£10.5m) deal with Molde to sign Ivory Coast forward David Datro Fofana, 20.

 

  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has told German media that he was unable to visit Boris Becker during his prison stay because he was deemed too significant a security risk.

 

  • Leeds have enquired about Everton’s English centre-back Mason Holgate, 26, with Lyon also interested.

 

  • Leeds first-team coach Mark Jackson is in talks with MK Dons over their vacant manager’s position.

 

  • Liverpool and Manchester United are among a number of Premier League clubs monitoring Preston’s 16-year-old Argentine striker Felipe Rodriguez-Gentile, who scored five goals in an FA Youth Cup tie.

 

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  • England midfielder Jude Bellingham‘s preference is to join Real Madrid from Borussia Dortmund, despite interest in the 19-year-old from Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United.

 

  • Chelsea and Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, 30, has snubbed a new six-year contract at Stamford Bridge because he believes the club are not showing him enough “respect” over wages.
  • Benfica have reportedly placed a £105m price tag on midfielder Enzo Fernandez, a potential target for Liverpool and Manchester United, in the wake of a fine set of performances for World Cup champions Argentina.

 

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

 

  • Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive Carlo Nicolini has confirmed Arsenal are interested in signing 21-year-old Ukraine forward Mykhailo Mudryk.

 

  • Crystal Palace are interested in re-signing English defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 25, from Manchester United, three years after they sold him to the Old Trafford club.

 

  • Nottingham Forest have joined Fulham in wanting to sign 29-year-old Mali midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure from Everton.
  • Arsenal are yet to decide whether to let Portugal defender Cedric Soares leave in January, with Fulham leading the chase for the 31-year-old who is also attracting interest from Bayer Leverkusen and Villarreal.

 

  • Gareth Bale is prepared to play on in MLS for at least another season and keen to continue his time with LAFC, while also continuing his international career with Wales.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Thuram, Hall, Southgate, Mourinho, Bellingham, De Jong, Nkunku, Moukoko, Gvardiol

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Manchester United have been handed a boost as Borussia Monchengladbach are prepared to sell France forward Marcus Thuram, 25, for 12m euros (£10.5m) in January.

 

  • Liverpool, Everton and Leeds are monitoring developments with Birmingham City’s English midfielder George Hall, 18.

 

  • Gareth Southgate has decided to stay on as England manager, having reflected on his future following the World Cup quarter-final defeat by France.

 

  • Roma boss Jose Mourinho, 59, is “considering soundings” from the Portugal Football Federation over the country’s vacant head coach role, but is unsure whether he wants to leave club management.
  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, 51, says his side will have “four or five senior players available” for Thursday’s EFL Cup fourth-round tie against Liverpool.

 

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• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Amrabat, Fofana, Bellingham, Griezmann, Ronaldo, Gakpo, Isco Rabiot

 

  • Sergio Busquets has decided to leave Barcelona at the end of the season and the 34-year-old midfielder could join MLS side Inter Miami.
  • Crystal Palace co-owner John Textor is ready to complete a takeover of French club Lyon this week.

 

  • Manchester United are planning a near £200m double signing next summer to bring in Borussia Dortmund‘s England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, and Barcelona’s Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea target Youssoufa Moukoko, 18, is not close to signing a new contract at Borussia Dortmund, the Germany striker’s agent has confirmed.

 

  • Angers chairman Said Chabane has said the French Ligue 1 club is resigned to losing Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi, 22, in January, with Leicester, Leeds United and West Ham reportedly interested.

 

  • Chelsea are planning to put pressure on Real Madrid in the battle to sign RB Leipzig and Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol, 20, by making a move for him in January.

 

  • Liverpool are growing increasingly confident they will win the race to sign Bellingham.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, shared a video of himself training in a private gym as the Portugal forward continues his search for a new club following his departure from Manchester United.

 

  • Former Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, 35, who is a free agent after leading boyhood club Nacional to the title in his home country of Uruguay, is wanted by Mexican side Cruz Azul.

 

  • Zinedine Zidane, 50, will not attend the World Cup final because he “doesn’t want to steal the limelight” from former France team-mate Didier Deschamps, 54, amid speculation he is set to replace him as Les Bleus manager in 2023.
  • Eddie Howe, 45, also says he wants Southgate, 52, to remain England manager – despite speculation the Newcastle boss could be in line to replace him.

 

  • Chelsea have completed the signing of RB Leipzig and France striker Christopher Nkunku and the 25-year-old will officially join the club in July 2023.

 

  • Everton are one of four clubs interested in Atletico Madrid and Brazil forward Matheus Cunha, 23, after terminating 33-year-old Venezuela international Salomon Rondon‘s contract.

 

  • England striker Marcus Rashford, 25, will become the highest earner at Manchester United – if he agrees to sign a new long-term contract.

 

  • Manchester United‘s Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea, 32, could leave Old Trafford on a free transfer in the summer as the club considers not activating a clause to extend his contract for a further 12 months.

 

  • USA midfielder Christian Pulisic, 24, said “things change quickly and anything can happen” after being linked with a move from Chelsea to Manchester United.
  • Tottenham forward Richarlison is set to be sidelined for around five to six weeks with a hamstring problem, according to reports.