Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Mendy, Carroll, De Jong, Luiz, Redmond

  • Chelsea and Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, 30, has turned down an initial contract renewal offer because it was lower than the wage of second-choice stopper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
  • Wolves will consider a move for free agent and former England striker Andy Carroll, 33, if they fail to sign Diego Costa.


  • Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has played down his club’s link with 29-year-old Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane.


  • Ajax’s Dutch striker Brian Brobbey, 20, says he was approached by manager Erik ten Hag to join Manchester United this summer.


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  • Brighton and Colombia midfielder Steven Alzate, 23, is in talks with Standard Liege over a loan deal until the end of the season.


  • Roma want to tie injured Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 23, down to a new contract.
  • Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz, 24, plans to leave Aston Villa as a free agent at the end of the season.


  • Arsenal are unlikely to go back in for Manchester City player Luiz in January.


  • Southampton’s English winger Nathan Redmond, 28, is set to join Turkish side Besiktas on a one-year deal.


  • Manchester United and Chelsea will continue to monitor the situation of Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, at Barcelona before a possible move for the player in January.

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Van de Beek, Carroll, Vlahovic, Kurzawa, Dembele, Navas, Tielemans,

  • Manchester United’s Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek, 24, has rejected a loan move to Newcastle because of their position in the Premier League table. (Telegraph – subscription required)


  • Reading manager Veljko Paunovic is confident that former England striker Andy Carroll will stay at the Championship strugglers after his short-term deal ended on Saturday. However, Burnley are also interested in the 33-year-old. (Sun)


  • Arsenal have made a £50m offer for Fiorentina’s Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21, with Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira offered as a makeweight. (Metro)


  • Newcastle are making progress in their attempts to sign Sevilla’s 28-year-old Brazilian defender Diego Carlos. (Express)


  • The Premier League has no immediate plans to review its rules on match postponements due to Covid-19 despite the furore surrounding the decision to call off the north London derby.(Times)


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  • However, the Magpies have failed in their bid to sign Dutch centre-back Sven Botman, 22, from Lille. (90min)


  • Chelsea are interested in signing Paris St-Germain’s French defender Layvin Kurzawa, 29, on loan but talks have not yet opened between the parties. (Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)


  • Southampton are in talks with Chelsea over a permanent move for the Blues’ on-loan 20-year-old Albania forward Armando Broja. (Guardian)


  • Newcastle United are considering launching a bid to sign Paris St-Germain goalkeeper Keylor Navas but the Ligue 1 club want to keep the 35-year-old Costa Rican and are keen not to let him move. (RMC Sport via Mail)


  • Barcelona’s French winger Ousmane Dembele is expected to leave Barcelona for either Manchester United or Juventus with Chelsea and Bayern Munich now outsiders to sign the 24-year-old. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • Kylian Mbappe gave fans a sign that he is growing increasingly frustrated with life in France as lost his temper with a referee during PSG’s victory over Brest on Saturday.(mail)


  • Arsenal remain interested in a possible January move for Nottingham Forest’s on-loan right-back Djed Spence but the Middlesbrough player, 21, is also attracting interest from Italian giants Roma and Inter Milan. (Mirror)


  • Juventus want Arsenal’s Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey, 28, included in any deal for the Serie A side’s Brazil midfielder Arthur Melo, 25. (Sky Sports Italy, via Mail)


  • Barcelona’s Uruguayan centre-back Ronald Araujo is interesting Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea with the 22-year-old stalling on a new deal with the La Liga side. (Marca)


  • Leicester City are planning for the departure of Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 24. (Mirror)


  • Real Madrid are preparing a financial package totalling £292m in order to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer.(Daily mirror)


  • Everton want Roberto Martinez as their next manager, possibly on an interim basis until the end of the season, following the sacking of Rafael Benitez after less than 200 days in charge.(Daily telegraph)


  • Arsenal are keen on signing Tielemans, who has 18 months left on his current Leicester deal. (Sun)


  • Borussia Monchengladbach would be open to selling 25-year-old Swiss midfielder Denis Zakaria, a target of Manchester United, in the January transfer window. (Kicker, via Mirror)


  • United are at risk of missing out on signing RB Leipzig’s Mali midfielder Amadou Haidara. The 23-year-old would be available for £33m but Newcastle United are also interested. (Mirror)


  • Everton are set to appoint Duncan Ferguson and Leighton Baines in interim charge after sacking manager Rafael Benitez. (Football Insider)

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Vlahovic, Mbappe, Christensen, Ronaldo, Henderson, Carroll

  • Fiorentina are close to accepting a £58.4m offer from Arsenal for prolific Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21. (La Repubblica – in Italian)


  • France striker Kylian Mbappe is in talks over a new contract at Paris St-Germain. The 23-year-old was expected to join Real Madrid on a free transfer when his current deal expires at the end of the season. (Daily Telegraph – subscription required)


  • Bayern Munich and Barcelona are interested in signing Denmark defender Andreas Christensen, 25, when his Chelsea contract expires at the end of the season. (Fabrizio Romano, on Twitter)


  • Manchester United have made contact with Inter Milan boss Simone Inzaghi about the possibility of taking over at Old Trafford this summer, with the Italian about to begin an intensive English language course. (Corriere Dello Sport – in Italian)


  • Southampton have enquired about signing 24-year-old England goalkeeper Dean Henderson from Manchester United this month. (Football Insider)


  • The Saints are also keen to turn Armando Broja’s loan from Chelsea in a permanent deal, though they are likely to face competition for the 20-year-old Albania striker’s signature. (Sky Sports)


  • Arsenal are in advanced talks with Juventus over a six-month loan deal for Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo, 25. (Daily Telegraph – subscription required)


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  • Newcastle and Watford are both interested in Nantes’ 24-year-old French winger Ludovic Blas. (Daily Star)


  • Burnley have earmarked Reading’s former Newcastle, Liverpool and England striker Andy Carroll as a possible reinforcement. The 33-year-old will be available on a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of January. (Daily Mail)


  • Tottenham have enquired about the availability of Peterborough’s English midfielder Benjamin Mensah, 19. (Peterborough Telegraph)


  • Cristiano Ronaldo is reported to be “baffled” by his Manchester United team-mates’ poor attitude towards training.(The sun)


  • Arsenal target Arthur Melo is ready to fly into London after Juventus made the decision to let him leave the club on loan.(The sun)


  • Marseille and Senegal midfielder Pape Gueye has been banned from all football pending an investigation into the mysterious circumstances of his move to the French club from Watford in 2020.(Daily mail)


  • Antonio Conte has removed Tanguy Ndombele from his first-team training plans and ordered the midfielder to work on his own.(Daily mail)


  • Jurgen Klopp hopes goalkeeper Loris Karius will be able to find himself a new club and leave Anfield this month.(Daily mail)


  • Blackburn are close to signing 20-year-old English winger Dilan Markanday, who has turned down a new contract at Tottenham in order to secure more regular first-team football elsewhere. (Sky Sports)


  • Tottenham have offered Wolves four players in part-exchange for Spain winger Adama Traore, 25. (Teamtalk)


  • Barcelona are willing to sell Sergino Dest this month to help raise funds for a new striker, with Chelsea and Bayern Munich interested in the 21-year-old United States defender. (ESPN)


  • Flamengo have offered Manchester United £8m to turn 26-year-old Brazil midfielder Andreas Pereira’s loan move permanent this month. (Sun)