Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Martial, Neuer, Kane, Bruce,  Silva, Martial, Rice, Bellingham, Jones, Coutinho


  • Manchester United will look to sell French forward Anthony Martial, 27, England centre-back Harry Maguire, 29, and Brazilian left-back Alex Telles, 30, in the summer as the club aims Victor Osimhen or Harry Kane as a replacement.


  • Manuel Neuer‘s Bayern Munich career is more than likely over, according to reports in Germany.


  • Harry Kane will need to continue his quest to become the Premier League’s record goal scorer at Tottenham Hotspur as the club will not sell him to a rival this summer.

  • Inter Milan have added Fulham’s 25-year-old defender Tosin Adarabioyo to their list of targets to replace 27-year-old Slovakia centre-back Milan Skriniar, who is expected to leave the Serie A side when his contract runs out in the summer.


  • Former Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce turned down the chance to manage former club Wigan Athletic after the Championship side approached him after their recent sacking Kolo Toure.
  • Former Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl is the leading candidate to become manager of German club Hoffenheim after they parted company with Andre Breitenreiter.


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  • Aston Villa‘s Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho, 30, has turned down a move to Galatasaray.


  • Real Madrid believe England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, will choose to move to the Premier League when he leaves Borussia Dortmund.

  • West Brom‘s Carlos Corberan ranks high on Leeds’ shortlist of replacements for the sacked Jesse Marsch.


  • The Everton kit man was forced to make a trip to Sports Direct last week after new manager Sean Dyche realised the club did not have enough pairs of socks for training.


  • Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin has revealed he attracted interest during the January transfer window due to his lack of playing time in recent weeks.


  • Paris St-Germain want to sign 28-year-old Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, who is open to leaving Manchester City, but could face competition from Barcelona.


  • Southampton’s owners discussed the future of manager Nathan Jones after Saturday’s 3-0 defeat by Brentford but are set to stick by him for the time being.


  • Jones is expected to still be in charge for Southampton’s home game against Wolves on Saturday.


  • Chelsea have scouted Porto and Portugal stopper Diogo Costa, 23, as they look to address their goalkeeping situation in the summer.


  • The independent commission into Manchester City‘s alleged rule breaches will be chaired by an Arsenal member.

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Rice, Osimhen, Williams, Coutinho, Matip, Aubameyang, Gallagher, Cancelo, Messi


  • West Ham manager David Moyes says England midfielder Declan Rice will command a British transfer record if he ever leaves the London Stadium.


  • Manchester United would be willing to pay £107m to sign Victor Osimhen at the end of the season, according to reports.
  • Liverpool and Aston Villa are set to test Athletic Bilbao’s resolve next summer with bids for Spain winger Nico Williams, 20, and 22-year-old Spanish midfielder Oihan Sancet.


  • Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic says the 70m euro (£62m) fee for a permanent deal included in the loan for Manchester City‘s Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo, 28, will be “difficult” to meet.


  • Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 30, is being lined up for a loan transfer by Galatasaray after a difficult season with Aston Villa.
  • Paris St-Germain are in talks with Argentina World Cup winner Lionel Messi, 35, over a new contract.


  • Mason Mount‘s long-term Chelsea future is in doubt after the 24-year-old rejected a contract extension offer from the west London club.
  • Barcelona are monitoring Chelsea’s 33-year-old Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who spent six months at the Nou Camp last year.


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• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Osimhen, Fati, Carrasco, Maguire, McTominay, Rice, Aubameyang, Bueno


  • Newcastle United will keep tabs on 22-year-old England midfielder Conor Gallagher after holding talks with Chelsea over a January move.
  • Manchester City are to hand teenage starlet Rico Lewis a new bumper long-term deal with a 400 per cent pay rise.


  • Liverpool will listen to offers this summer for 31-year-old former Cameroon centre-back Joel Matip, whose contract runs until 2024.


  • Arsenal are in the market for another Brighton winger as the Sun reports the Gunners are leading the race to sign Kaoru Mitoma this summer.


  • Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants to return to Stamford Bridge for a third spell. The Portuguese approached prospective new buyers when the club was up for sale.


  • Liverpool’s painful mid-season form can be summed up by the fact that their top league scorer since the World Cup is Leicester City defender Wout Faes.
  • Atletico Madrid have moved ahead of Juventus in the race to sign Chelsea’s France midfielder N’Golo Kante, 31, when his contract expires this summer.
  • Leeds United are considering the possibility of replacing Jesse Marsch with West Bromwich Albion manager Carlos Corberan.

Thursday's Transfer Gossip: Richarlison, Rice, Pogba, Jesus, Coutinho, Gallagher, Carrick

  • Tottenham are interested in three Everton players, including Brazilian forward Richarlison, 25, English winger Anthony Gordon, 21, and 24-year-old English defender Ben Godfrey. (Telegraph – subscription required)


  • West Ham have offered 23-year-old England midfielder Declan Rice, who is a Chelsea and Manchester United target, an eight year contract worth £200,000 a week to remain with the club. (Talksport)


  • However, Rice will not accept West Ham’s offer. (GiveMeSport)


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  • Juventus are ready to offer Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba £8m a year – which is around £160,000 a week – plus a huge bonus package and signing-on fees. Pogba’s contract runs out this summer and Manchester City are reportedly interested in the 29-year-old. (Mirror)


  • Chelsea are keen on Barcelona and United States defender Sergino Dest, 21. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • The agent of Brazil and Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus has confirmed that the 25-year-old has held talks with Arsenal over a possible transfer. (Guardian)


  • Manchester United’s summer transfer plans are in disarray after three midfield transfer targets for the summer have rejected a move to Old Trafford. (Star)


  • Dimitar Berbatov has told his old club Tottenham not to be fixated on just keeping England captain Harry Kane, 28, this summer, because top clubs will be eyeing South Korea forward Son Heung-min Heung, 29, too. (London Evening Standard)


  • Manchester United have been told they will have to pay £85.5m if they want to sign Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 23, from Napoli this summer. (Calciomercato, via Four Four Two)


  • Manchester United will have to pay RB Leipzig and Austria forward Konrad Laimer’s £34m release clause if they want to sign the 24-year-old. (Transfermarkt – in German)


  • Southampton are considering making a move for Fiorentina and Poland keeper Bartlomiej Dragowski, 24. (Telegraph – subscription required)


  • Crystal Palace want to sign Chelsea and England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 22, on a permanent basis after he won the club’s Player of the Season award while on loan with the club. (Talksport)


  • Former Manchester United and England midfielder Michael Carrick, 40, is favourite to be the next Lincoln City manager. (Football Insider)


  • Wolves have identified Sporting Lisbon and Portugal player Joao Palhinha, 26, as a potential signing if 35-year-old Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho leaves. (Jornal de Noticias – in Portuguese)


  • Aston Villa are close to announcing the permanent signing of Brazil and Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 29, who has been on loan at Villa Park since January. (Fabrizio Romano)


  • Everton are considering a summer move for Manchester City and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, 20. (Irish Independent)


  • Leicester are keen to sign Club Bruges and Belgium midfielder Charles de Ketelaere, 21. (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)


Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Watkins, Coutinho, Mane, Rudiger, Tielemans, Osimhen

  • West Ham are lining up a summer move for Aston Villa and England striker Ollie Watkins, 26, with the Midlands club likely to demand a £50m fee. (Guardian)


  • Barcelona are targeting Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, who has been linked with Bayern Munich. Aston VillaThe 30-year-old Senegal international is reportedly interested in a move to the Nou Camp to improve his chances of winning the Ballon d’Or. (Mundo Deportivo, via Mail)


  • Leicester City expect Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans to leave the club this summer and the Foxes are prepared to listen to offers of £40m for the 25-year-old, whose contract runs out in summer 2023. (90 Min)


  • Arsenal are one of the clubs being linked with Tielemans but their hopes of signing him are set to depend on whether they can finish in the Premier League top four and secure a Champions League berth. (Standard)


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  • Manchester United and Newcastle United are interested in signing Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen but Napoli want at least 100m euros (£85.5m) for the 23-year-old. (Calciomercato, via Football Italia)


  • Lazio president Claudio Lotito says he turned down a 140m euro (£120m) offer 27-year-old Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, a target for Manchester United and Paris St-Germain. (Rai Sport, via Talksport)


  • Manchester United are ready to meet the £38m asking price for Sporting Lisbon’s Portuguese defender Goncalo Inactions, 20. (A Bola – in Portuguese)


  • Newcastle United have made contact with Philippe Coutinho in a bid to thwart Aston Villa’s attempts to sign the 29-year-old Brazil attacking midfielder on a permanent deal from Barcelona. (Goal)


  • Barca are also ready to offer Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta £11m a year in wages, but are hampered by financial fair play rules so cannot offer any significant transfer fee for the 32-year-old Spain defender. (Goal)


  • Real Madrid have added a £340m buyout clause to Antonio Rudiger’s contract after the 29-year-old Germany defender signed a four-year deal with the Spanish giants worth £315,000 a week, on a free transfer from Chelsea. (Mail)


  • Leeds United and Brazil winger Raphinha, 25, has given Barcelona his word that he will agree a move to the Nou Camp if Jesse Marsch’s side are relegated. (Todo Fichajes)


  • Tottenham look likely to beat Manchester United to the signature of West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, 29. The England international, who started his career at Old Trafford, would be back-up to Hugo Lloris at Spurs. (Standard)


  • Spurs are also considering offering former Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure, 38, a coaching role when he completes his Uefa badges. (Standard)


  • Manchester United are getting close to agreeing a contract with Ajax assistant manager Mitchell van der Gaag to join Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford (Fabrizio Romano)


  • Sevilla could sign Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe, 26, in the summer, with the Ivory Coast international valued at around £25m. (Super Desporte, via Mirror)


  • AC Milan are interested in Arsenal and France defender William Saliba, 21, who is on loan at Marseille. (Mirror)


  • Despite reports that the Gunners have begun talks with 29-year-old Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny, counter reports claim he has agreed a deal in principle with Galatasaray. (Fanatik – in Turkish)


  • France midfielder Paul Pogba will have to take a pay cut if he rejoins Italian club Juventus when his contract at Manchester United runs out in the summer. Paris St-Germain have offered the 29-year-old more, while Real Madrid are monitoring the player’s situation. (Alfredo Pedulla, via Football Italia)

Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Coutinho, Maguire Lukaku, De Jong, Ward-Prowse, Adeyemi, Gvardiol

  • Aston Villa have been told by Barcelona they have until the end of May to decide whether they want to sign 29-year-old Brazil attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho on a permanent deal this summer. (Sport)


  • Ten Hag, meanwhile, has identified eight players he can trust when he begins his United reign. The Dutchman, 52, hopes to sign a left-sided centre-back to help England’s Harry Maguire, 29, recapture his best form and is weighing up whether England striker Marcus Rashford can resurrect his career at the club. (Telegraph – subscription required)


  • Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has no interest in signing for AC Milan or Newcastle this summer, despite the 28-year-old’s growing frustration at a lack of opportunities at Chelsea. (Evening Standard)


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✓ Tuesday’s Transfer Gossip: Lingard, Rice, Martinez, Richarlison, Milinkovic-Savic, Laimer


  • Newcastle have been scouting Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, the 22-year-old Uruguay international linked to Manchester United and Liverpool, as they look to bolster their striking options. Everton’s England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 25, and Bayer Leverkusen’s Czech Republic forward Patrick Schick, 26, are other options. (Mirror)


  • Tottenham boss Antonio Conte is keen on bolstering his squad with the summer signings of Southampton’s England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 27, and Brighton’s Spainleft-back Marc Cucurella, 23. (Fichajes – in Spanish)


  • Manchester United have failed in an attempt to hijack Red Bull Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi’s move to Borussia Dortmund, with the 20-year-old German set on a move to the Bundesliga side. (Patrick Berger)


  • Chelsea want to sign Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol, 20, from RB Leipzig with Germany’s Antonio Rudiger, 29, and 26-year-old Dane Andreas Christensen expected to join Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively. (Goal)


  • Barcelona will listen to big-money offers for Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong. Manchester United have been linked with the 24-year-old with Erik ten Hag, who coached De Jong at Ajax, taking over as Old Trafford boss this summer. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • Arsenal will make one final attempt to tie English striker Eddie Nketiah down to a new contract with the 22-year-old, whose current deal expires at the end of June, attracting interest from clubs in England, France and Germany. (Mail)


  • Lazio are willing to lower their asking price for Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to around 80 million euro (£67.4m) with Manchester United and Paris St-Germain among the clubs interested in the 27-year-old. (Calciomercato – in Italian)


  • Newcastle face competition from Paris St-Germain in the race to sign AC Milan’s Portugal winger Rafael Leao, 22. (La Repubblica – in Italian)


  • Arsenal are lining up a move for Bologna left-back Aaron Hickey, 19. Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is keen to bolster his defensive options and Scotland international Hickey has impressed for the Italian side since joining from Hearts in 2020. (football.london)


  • Inter Milan are prepared to sell Stefan de Vrij for £15m this summer, with Tottenham, Aston Villa and Newcastle among the clubs interested in the 30-year-old Netherlands centre-back. (Football Insider)


  • Newly-promoted Fulham could make a move to sign Liverpool’s 24-year-old England defender Joe Gomez. (Football League World)


  • Fulham’s 19-year-old Portugal Under-21 forward Fabio Carvalho has agreed to join Liverpool in the summer, says Cottagers director of football Tony Khan. (Mirror)

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Coutinho, Osimhen, Lacazette, Torres, Haaland, Coutinho, Rudiger, Muller

  • Newcastle United want to sign 29-year-old Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, currently on loan at Aston Villa.(Sport)


  • Arsenal have been undertaking extensive scouting of Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 23, and Inter Milan and Argentina forward Lautaro Martinez, 24. (CBS Sports)


  • Leeds are in pole position to sign USA midfielder Brenden Aaronson, 21, with talks under way over a potential summer move from RB Salzburg. (Football Insider)


  • Talks over a new West Ham contract for Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Soucek, 27, have been put on hold until the end of the season, despite interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs. (90min)


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  • West Ham and Leeds are among the teams looking to bring Republic of Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen, 25, back to England from Anderlecht. (Teamtalk)


  • Bayern Munich have started talks over a new contract for Germany forward Thomas Muller, 32. (Bild – in German)


  • Barcelona want to sign Arsenal and France forward Alexandre Lacazette, 30, on a free transfer in the summer when his current contract expires. (Sport)


  • Villarreal’s Pau Torres is back on the radar of Manchester United who held talks over the Spain defender, 25, before signing Raphael Varane last summer. (90min)


  • Manchester City are optimistic they can see off competition from Real Madrid to sign Borussia Dortmund and Norway’s 21-year-old striker Erling Braut Haaland this summer. (ESPN)


  • Aston Villa are preparing to break their transfer record again this summer and are likely to spend more than £150m on new signings. (Football Insider)


  • Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is “confident” the club will be able to sort out a new contract for Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 29. (Goal)

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Traore, Wirtz, Di Maria, Coutinho, Haaland, Puig

  • Barcelona are keen to sign on-loan Spain winger Adama Traore, 26, on a permanent deal from Wolves in the summer and could offer Spanish midfielder Riqui Puig, 22, as a makeweight in the deal. (90Min)


  • Scouts from Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle have been watching Bayer Leverkusen’s Germany international Florian Wirtz but the attacking midfielder, 18, has suffered a serious knee injury that will keep him out for the rest of the season. (Express)


  • Argentina winger Angel di Maria, 33, has decided he wants to leave Paris St-Germain this summer and could make a return to Benfica. (AS – in Spanish)


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• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Lukaku, Tuchel, Modric, Jorginho, Emerson, Alonso, Salah


  • Coach Mauricio Pochettino and France striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, are set to lead the high-profile exits from Paris St-Germain this summer. (L’Equipe, via Mirror)


  • Zinedine Zidane has been tipped to replace Pochettino as PSG coach and is already looking at making signings from his former club Real Madrid, including Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 30. (El Nacional – in Catalan)


  • Arturo Vidal looks set to leave Inter Milan this summer, with Flamengo interested in taking the Chile midfielder, 34, back to South America. (Calciomercato – in Italian)


  • Juventus are willing to sell France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 26, this summer. (Calciomercato – in Italian)


  • Roma are planning a summer bid for Barcelona’s USA full-back Sergino Dest, 21. (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)


  • Barcelona president Joan Laporta says the club will not sign Haaland this summer if the transfer risks putting the Spanish giants in financial danger. (TV3, via Goal)


  • Aston Villa have a purchase option for on-loan Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho but Arsenal are interested in signing the 29-year-old from Barcelona this summer if he doesn’t join Steven Gerrard’s side permanently. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • Erling Braut Haaland’s priority for the summer is a move to Spain with Real Madrid or Barcelona, despite reports over the weekend claiming that the Borussia Dortmund’s Norwegian striker, 21, has a deal in place to join Manchester City. (Sport)

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Tierney, Salah, Haaland, Dembele, Rudiger, Coutinho

  • Real Madrid are interested in a move for Arsenal and Scotland defender Kieran Tierney after assessing the 24-year-old in recent weeks. (90Min)


  • Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, 29, has no intention of signing the contract extension offered to him by the club in December. The Egypt international is out of contract in 2023 but talks are currently at a standstill. (Fabrizio Romano – via Star)


  • Salah’s agent has appeared to mock claims by club manager Jurgen Klopp that Liverpool “cannot do much more” in the negotiations. (Mail)


  • The Reds are ready to bid for Lille and Canada forward Jonathan David, 22. (Le10Sport)


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  • Manchester City have a deal in place to sign Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21. (Mail)


  • Manchester United hope to name their new permanent manager by the end of April. (Mail)


  • The Red Devils have made enquiries about signing Lyon’s French forward Moussa Dembele, 25, in the summer transfer window. (Manchester Evening News)


  • Paris St-Germain are set to sack manager Mauricio Pochettino but it is unclear whether they will do it now or wait until the end of the season. (Times – subscription required)


  • Arsenal could allow up to 13 players to leave during the summer transfer window. (Express)


  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has said the club will make a decision on whether to offer French striker Alexandre Lacazette, 30, a new contract at the end of the season. (Talksport)


  • Barcelona have denied Tottenham have a clause in place that would allow them to sign Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho for the same fee as Aston Villa, where the 29-year-old is currently on loan. (Sport Witness)


  • Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard says signing Coutinho permanently is “not as straight forward as people think”. (Goal)


  • The owners of Manchester City are keen on the signing of Atletico Minerio’s Brazilian winger Savio, with a view to placing the 17-year-old with one of the City Football Group’s clubs. (Sun)


  • Crystal Palace’s on-loan midfielder Conor Gallagher says he has not given any thought to his future beyond the end of the season. The England international, 22, has impressed at Selhurst Park where he is on loan from Chelsea. (Goal)


  • Southampton defenders Jan Bednarek, 25, and Mohammed Salisu, 22, are targets for Napoli. (Corriere dello Sport – via Daily Echo)


  • Juventus are looking into the possibility of signing 29-year-old Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, whose contract at Chelsea runs out in the summer. (Calciomercato – in Italian)


  • Juventus are also monitoring the future of Paris St-Germain and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 23. (Mail)


  • Tottenham manager Antonio Conte says he would consider extending his contract if the club shows “good vision”. (Guardian)

Thursday's Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Shaw, Lewandowski, Coutinho, Phillips, Dybala

  • Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has held talks with his agent Jorge Mendes over his future at Old Trafford. (Sun)


  • England left-back Luke Shaw, 26, is keen to sign a new deal at Manchester United. (90min)


  • Arsenal have made signing two strikers and a midfielder a priority as part of a possible major squad overhaul this summer. The Gunners may also target a new winger, left-sided centre-back and right-back. (Standard)


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Wednesday’s Transfer Gossip: Adeyemi, Calvert-Lewin Rudiger, Gnabry, Mahrez, Milinkovic-Savic,


  • Sevilla have increased Diego Carlos’ release clause to 80 million euros (£67m). Newcastle tried to sign the 28-year-old Brazilian in January but the Spanish side were not prepared to sell the defender. (Goal)


  • Atletico Madrid are frontrunners to sign Marseille‘s highly rated French midfielder Boubacar Kamara. Manchester United and Newcastle have also been linked with the 22-year-old, but Atletico are favourites to secure his services on a free transfer this summer. (Footmercato – in French)


  • Spain winger Bryan Gil, 21, could stay at Valencia next season after joining the Spanish club on loan from Tottenham in January. (Star)


  • Dutch midfielder Ryan Gravenberch, 19, is open to joining Barcelona from Ajax this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)


  • Bayern Munich‘s 33-year-old Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is attracting the attention of Manchester United. (Bild – in German)


  • Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard wants the club to exercise their option to sign Philippe Coutinho for 40m euros (£33.5m). However, the 29-year-old Brazilian, who has impressed during his loan spell from Barcelona, must cut his £480,000-a-week wages to join the Premier League side. (Telegraph – subscription required)


  • Villa may also target England midfielder Kalvin Phillips if Leeds are relegated to the Championship. The Villa board have discussed a move for the 26-year-old and the recruitment team are keen on him. (Athletic – subscription required)


  • Juventus are set to decide whether to offer Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 28, a contract extension or push to bring France midfielder Paul Pogba back to the club having sold the 28-year-old to Manchester United in 2016. (Tuttosport – in Italian)


  • Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has urged his Danish defender Andreas Christensen, 25, to snub Barcelona and remain at Stamford Bridge. (Mirror)

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Diaz, Longstaff, Origi, Cantwell, Coutinho, Traore

  • Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, could leave Manchester United this summer if he does not approve of the club’s choice of permanent manager. (Star)


  • Liverpool are closing in on a £60m deal to sign Colombia winger Luis Diaz, 24, from Porto. (Sun)


  • Newcastle have rejected a bid from Everton for Sean Longstaff. The 24-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season but the Magpies hope to agree a new deal with the English midfielder. (Shields Gazzette)


  • Newcastle and one other Premier League club are keen on signing Norwich midfielder Todd Cantwell, 23. (Sky Sports)


  • Dundalk are closing in on a deal to sign Dundee United defender Mark Connolly.(Daily record)


  • Lee Bullen is set to be announced as the new manager of Championship side Ayr United. (Daily record)


  • Rangers youngster Stephen Kelly is a target for Tranmere Rovers and Kilmarnock. (Daily record)


  • Rangers will offer pre-contracts to John Souttar and Danilho Doekhi this month.(The scottish sun)


  • Vitesse Arnhem centre-back Danilho Doekhi has admitted Rangers would be a tough team to turn down because of the passion of the Ibrox support. (The Scottish sun)


  • Ismaila Soro has emerged as a January target for New York Red Bulls. (The Scottish sun)


  • Leigh Griffiths is set to find out if his loan spell at Dundee is axed.(The scottish sun)


  • Liverpool’s Belgian forward Divock Origi, 26, and Bournemouth’s 24-year-old English striker Dominic Solanke are among the players Newcastle are monitoring as they seek cover for the injured Callum Wilson. (Telegraph – subscription required)


  • Two Premier League clubs are in the running to sign Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho, 29 with a decision on the Brazilian playmaker’s future expected to be made on Friday. (Sky Sports)


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  • Paris St-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino is ready to accept any offer to become Manchester United manager. (Sun)


  • Tottenham are set to make a fresh approach for Wolves and Spain winger Adama Traore, 25. (Athletic – subscription required)


  • Chelsea are not prepared to pay the fee necessary to make on-loan midfielder Saul Niguez, 27, a permanent signing from Atletico Madrid. (Express)


  • Manchester United are unlikely to make any signings this month but will target a central midfielder in the summer, with West Ham’s 22-year-old England international Declan Rice a potential target. (Talksport)


  • Mauricio Pochettino is just waiting for Manchester United to call and offer him the chance to become the club’s next permanent manager.(The sun)


  • Manchester United have offered Paul Pogba a new contract worth £500,000 per week.(The sun)


  • Newcastle have made a £25m offer for Sevilla defender Diego Carlos but were quickly rebuffed by the Spanish club.(The sun)


  • Barcelona are ready to join Arsenal in the race to sign Lille midfielder Renato Sanches. (The sun)


  • Arsenal have made a cash-plus-player offer for Fiorentina and Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21. (Ben Jacobs – CBS)


  • Watford have made a bid for Liverpool’s English centre-back Nathaniel Phillips, 24, who has been told he can leave the Reds this month. (Football Insider)


  • The Hornets have also told England full-back Danny Rose, 31, that he will not play for the club again and is free to leave this transfer window. (Sky Sports)


  • Leicester City and a host of Premier League clubs will need to pay £33m to sign Club Bruges striker Charles de Ketelaere but the 20-year-old’s move to the Premier League in January is a “foregone conclusion”. (Voetbal Nieuws – via Leicester Mercury)


  • Ralf Rangnick fears he has not got the time or influence to solve Manchester United’s troubles before his job as interim manager ends in May.(Daily mail)


  • The CIES Football Observatory rates Manchester City and England midfielder Phil Foden as the second most valuable player in world football at £127m behind only Real Madrid striker Vinicius Jr, who is valued at £139m. Erling Haaland (£119m) ranked third ahead of Mason Greenwood (£112m).(Daily mail)


  • Leicester City will not rush Jamie Vardy back from injury despite Brendan Rodgers not having a recognised first-team striker available.(Daily mail)


  • Manchester United did not approach Antonio Conte over their managerial vacancy because of fears over his micro-coaching style and how it would go down with their current squad.(Daily mail)


  • Manchester United are reported to be in talks to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou on a free transfer.(Daily mail)


  • Jack Wilshere has warned Jesse Lingard against leaving Manchester United to rejoin West Ham this month – urging him to remember he is at a ‘big club’.(Daily mail)


  • Barcelona are considering a loan move for Manchester United forward Anthony Martial with a view of signing the 26-year-old France international permanently at the end of the season. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • Barca are also eyeing a move for Chelsea and Denmark defender Andreas Christensen, 25. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)


  • Everton and Newcastle have joined Arsenal in the race to sign 24-year-old Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes from Lyon. (Standard)


  • Jamaica striker Michail Antonio, 31, has signed a new contract at West Ham until the summer of 2025. (90 Min)


  • Newcastle United have stepped up their pursuit of attacking players with Liverpool’s Divock Origi and Bournemouth’s Dominic Solanke under consideration as strikers and Norwich City’s Todd Cantwell of interest to play as a number 10.(Daily telegraph)


  • Donny van de Beek’s lack of playing time at Manchester United is in part down to struggles in training and a lack of physicality in his play.(Daily mirror)


  • Lucas Digne is ready to hold off moving from Everton in January, dealing boss Rafael Benitez a blow in his efforts to bring in funds for new signings.(Daily mirror)


  • Newcastle are considering a cut-price move for Bournemouth defender Lloyd Kelly after having an offer for Lille’s Sven Botman rejected.(The times)


  • Stephen Glass has warned clubs interested in Calvin Ramsay that Aberdeen will not be railroaded into selling the highly-rated right-back late in the transfer window.(The times)