Monday's Transfer Gossip: Eriksen, Zaniolo, Skriniar, Pogba, Bergwijn, Slonina, De Jong

  • Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, has decided to pursue a new challenge and is preparing to leave Brentford, amid interest from former club Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. (Express)


  • Newcastle are hopeful of challenging Juventus and AC Milan for the signing of Italian midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 22, from Roma. (Gazetta dello Sport – in Italian)


  • Paris St-Germain have had a bid of 40m euros (£34.1m) turned down for Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, but Inter Milan may accept 60m euros (£51.2m) for the 27-year-old. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)


  • Juventus are confident of signing Paul Pogba on a free transfer from Manchester United, with the 29-year-old France midfielder to agree a four-year contract. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)


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  • Tottenham’s Steven Bergwijn says he has interest from a number of clubs as the Netherlands winger, 24, looks to leave, with Ajax in talks over a summer move. (90min)


  • Leeds United are frontrunners to sign New York City’s 23-year-old Argentine forward Valentin Castellanos. (Give Me Sport)


  • If France defender Jules Kounde, 23, leaves Sevilla for Chelsea then Barcelona are interested in signing Kalidou Koulibaly, but Napoli would want at least 40m euros (£34.1m) for the 30-year-old Senegal defender. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)


  • Inter Milan are set to sign Paulo Dybala on a free transfer from Juventus, with the Argentine striker, 28, arriving on a three-year deal. (Goal)


  • Argentina’s River Plate have contacted Uruguay striker Luis Suarez over joining them on a free transfer when the 35-year-old leaves Atletico Madrid this summer. (Tuttosport – in Italian)


  • Manchester City’s England Under-21 midfielder James McAtee, 19, is set to speak to HuddersfieldTown about a season-long loan deal. (Sun)


  • Manchester United are also on course to sign Brazil winger Antony, 22, from Ajax, and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, from Barcelona. (Talksport)


  • Chelsea are close to signing American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, 18, from Chicago Fire after Real Madrid had a bid of 10m euros (£8.5m) rejected. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Bale, De Jong, Bergwijn, Salah, Mane, De Ligt

  • Tottenham have no plans to sign Wales captain Gareth Bale for a third time as the 32-year-old winger contemplates where he will prepare for the this year’s World Cup. (Telegraph)


  • Barcelona are open to negotiating with Manchester United over the transfer of Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, to Old Trafford but the Spanish club has yet received a formal offer from United. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal says Dutch forward Steven Bergwijn, 24, needs to leave Tottenham and join Ajax “as soon as possible.” (De Telegraaf via Evening Standard)


  • Spurs want a fee of 30m euros (£25.6m) in order to let Bergwijn join another club this summer. The player is also a target for Premier League rivals Everton, with Dutch champions Ajax still working on an official bid. (Fabrizio Romano)


  • Newcastle sporting director Dan Ashworth has reportedly made it a top priority to bring in a new right winger this summer, with Bayer Leverkusen and France international Moussa Diaby, 22, and Watford and Senegal forward Ismaila Sarr, 24, two players on the list. (Sky Sports)


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  • Dutch defender Sven Botman, 22, who has been linked with a move to Newcastle, says AC Milan are still working on a deal to complete his signing from Lille. (Football Italia)


  • English centre-back James Tomkins, 33, has reportedly signed a new one-year contract with Crystal Palace, while Scottish midfielder James McArthur, 34, is also understood to have agreed a fresh deal at Selhurst Park. (Sun)


  • Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 29, told close friends that he was willing to commit his future to Liverpool but performed a U-turn after Barcelona promised him a move to the Nou Camp next summer. (Mirror)


  • Senegal forward Sadio Mane, 30, has already asked Liverpool team-mate and former Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara if he can move into his house in Munich if he joins the Bundesliga champions this summer. (Mail)

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo,  Aarons,  Kane, Ronaldo, Bergwijn, Rudiger, Carlos, Botman

  • Erik Ten Hag has made it clear to the Manchester United hierarchy that Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, will not suit his style of play. (Star)


  • Norwich right-back Max Aarons is a target for United and Arsenal, while Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are also monitoring the 20-year-old Englishman. (Sun)


  • Sevilla’s Brazilian centre-back Diego Carlos, 29, could be a viable option for Newcastle United this summer if another January target, Dutch centre-back Sven Botman, 22, chooses to leave Lille for AC Milan. (Chronicle)


  • Manchester City have made Monaco’s France midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, 22, their number one target this summer to replace the outgoing Fernandinho. (Football Insider)


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  • Ten Hag is considering moving for Tottenham’s Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn, 24, when he takes over at United.(Mail)


  • The Old Trafford club have been handed a boost with Barcelona’s bid for Chelsea’s out-of-contract Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 29, having stalled. (Sun)


  • Leeds United have stepped up their interest in versatile Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol having gone close to signing the 20-year-old when he left Dinamo Zagreb for RB Leipzig in 2020. (Football Insider)


  • Manchester City are still waiting to hear back on their new contract offers to Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 31, England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, and Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus, 25. (Teamtalk)


  • Brentford have spoken to Shakhtar Donetsk about signing Ukrainian pair, 21-year-old winger Mykhaylo Mudryk and left-sided defender Mykola Matviyenko, 25, this summer. (90min)


  • Borussia Dortmund have broken through in their pursuit of Red Bull Salzburg’s 20-year-old German forward Karim Adeyemi, who has been linked with a move to Liverpool. (Sky Germany – in German)


  • Tottenham retain an interest in signing Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez this summer after trying to sign him in January, although they are set to face competition from Atletico Madrid for the Argentina striker, 24. (Football Transfers)


  • Villarreal are opening talks with Tottenham about a permanent move for Giovani lo Celso having had the Argentina midfielder, 26, on loan since January. (Football Insider)


Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Rudiger, Ake, Modric, Ndombele, Miedema, Vlahovic, Bergwijn, Diallo

  • Chelsea‘s 28-year-old German defender Antonio Rudiger, out of contract in the summer and yet to sign a new deal with the European champions, is said to prefer a move to Real Madrid over Paris St-Germain if he was to leave Stamford Bridge. (Football London)


  • Rudiger has received salary proposals from both Real and PSG, with the French club said to have offered a net annual sum of 7m euros, which is higher than what the Spanish side have tabled. (Footmercato – in French)


  • Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 34, has pledged his commitment to Manchester United for the rest of the season after talks with boss Ralf Rangnick. (Mirror)


  • AC Milan are considering a move for Manchester City’s 26-year-old Dutch defender Nathan Ake after the Rossoneri lost Denmark centre-back Simon Kjaer, 32, for the rest of the season with a knee injury. (Sun)


  • Manchester City could pursue Croatia captain Luka Modric, who is unhappy with the contract renewal offered by Real Madrid. The 36-year-old’s current deal at the Spanish club runs out at the end of the season. (El Nacional, via Mail)


  • Arsenal are willing to finance a big-money deal to sign 21-year-old Serbia forward Dusan Vlahovic from Fiorentina in January. (Mirror)


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Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Mbappe, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Digne, Schick, Wood


  • Paris St-Germain, AC Milan, Roma, Lyon, Barcelona and Newcastle United are among clubs that could be interested in 25-year-old French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, whose future at Tottenham is uncertain after he was booed by Spurs supporters when substituted in Sunday’s FA Cup third round win against Morecambe. (Star)


  • Newcastle United could rival Ajax in pursuit of 24-year-old Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn, whose representatives are looking at loan options for him away from Tottenham. (90min)


  • Ajax have already made a £15m bid for Bergwijn and are keen to complete a deal for him before they face Utrecht on Sunday. (Telegraaf – in Dutch)


  • Newcastle are in advanced talks to sign 19-year-old French striker Hugo Ekitike from Reims for just under £30m. (90min)


  • Newcastle‘s hopes of signing 21-year-old defender Sven Botman during the January transfer window seem to be over, with the Dutchman’s club Lille refusing to consider his departure.


  • Sevilla‘s 28-year-old Brazilian Diego Carlos and Frenchman Benoit Badiashile, 20, of Monaco remain options for the Magpies this month. (Athletic, subscription required)


  • Tottenham will consider offers for England midfielder Dele Alli, 25, and Republic of Ireland defender Matt Doherty, 29, to leave the club during January. (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester United have discussed making a swoop for Borussia Monchengladbach’s 25-year-old Swiss midfielder Denis Zakaria this month, but a bid is yet to be made. (Fabrizio Romano)


  • West Ham are weighing up a loan move for Paris St-Germain‘s 25-year-old Senegalese defender Abdou Diallo. (RMC Sport – in French)


  • Queens Park Rangers striker Lyndon Dykes has attracted the interest of a number of Premier League clubs, including Newcastle, Burnley, Crystal Palace and Norwich City. Scottish champions Rangers and English Championship leaders Bournemouth are also said to keen on the 26-year-old Australian-born Scotland international. (Teamtalk)


  • Vivianne Miedema, 25, has not ruled out extending her stay with Women’s Super League leaders Arsenal but the Netherlands striker is wanted by Paris St-Germain and European champions Barcelona. (Telegraph, subscription required)


  • Borussia Dortmund are trying to persuade Erling Haaland to stay at the club and are optimistic about their chances of doing so, according to club chief Sebastian Kehl. (Daily mail)


  • Jarrod Bowen is using Mohamed Salah as his inspiration as he spearheads West Ham’s bid for glory on three fronts and edges closer to an England call-up.(Daily mail)


  • Arsenal are looking to make some emergency loan signings after being hit by more Covid cases ahead of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Liverpool. (The sun)


Monday's Transfer Gossip: Mbappe, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Digne, Schick, Wood

  • Paris St-Germain’s France forward Kylian Mbappe, 23, could yet turn down a move to Real Madrid and sign a new contract with the club. (Le Parisien – in French)


  • Record signing Tanguy Ndombele, the 25-year-old France midfielder, is hopeful of a move away from Tottenham Hotspur this month. (The Athletic – subscription required)


  • Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn appears to be on his way out of Spurs, with Ajax among the clubs interested in the 24-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)


  • Bayer Leverkusen and Czech Republic forward Patrik Schick, 25, says he is happy at the Bundesliga club despite talk of a transfer in January. (Bild – in German)


  • Aston Villa are in advanced negotiations to sign Lucas Digne from Everton, with the 28-year-old French left-back understood to favour a move to Steven Gerrard’s side. (Sky Sports)


  • Ben White has sung the praises of Arsenal teammate Takehiro Tomiyasu and potentially ended the Gunners pursuit of former Brighton teammate Tariq Lamptey in the process.(Daily mirror)


  • Ralf Rangnick has told his Manchester United players to up their work-rate and intensity levels if they want to be a top team.(Daily mirror)


  • Newcastle United have approached Burnley for New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 30. (Telegraph – subscription required)


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  • The Magpies have also added RB Salzburg’s Switzerland striker Noah Okafor, 21 to their list of potential attacking signings this month. (Teamtalk)


  • Former Newcastle goalkeeper Shay Given has advised compatriot Caoimhin Kelleher, 23, to leave Liverpool in this month’s transfer window so the Republic of Ireland keeper gets more game time. (Premier Sport via Liverpool Echo)


  • Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes slammed rumours linking him with a transfer to Barcelona. (The sun)


  • Newcastle United are holding talks with Monaco over a move for £35m-rated centre-back Benoit Badiashile. (The sun)


  • Edinson Cavani, whom Barcelona are reported to be interested in signing, has informed Ralf Rangnick he will not depart Manchester United during this transfer window.(The guardian)


  • Tottenham are looking to offer around £18m for Wolves winger Adama Traore. (The sun)


  • Crystal Palace striker Jean-Philippe Mateta is close to leaving the club this month with the 24-year-old French forward, who is on loan from Mainz, set for a loan move to Ligue 1 side St Etienne. (Standard)


  • Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac has held talks with Marseille over a free transfer in the summer, with the 28-year-old Bosnia left-back out of favour at Emirates Stadium. (L’Equipe via Sun)


  • Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has suggested English midfielder Ross Barkley, 28, could be allowed to leave the club on loan this month. (90 Min)


  • Manchester City midfielder Tommy Doyle has ended his spell with Hamburg, with the 20-year-old Englishman set for another short-term switch away from Etihad Stadium this month. (Manchester Evening News)


  • Leicester have joined the transfer war for £15m-rated Norwich ace Todd Cantwell with Liverpool, Tottenham, Newcastle, Leeds and Roma also keeping tabs on the midfielder.(The sun)