Manchester United are working on a deal to sign Borussia Monchengladbach and Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer, 33, on a free transfer next summer.
AC Milan are ready to bid for Chelsea forward Hakim Ziyech, 29, who has impressed at the World Cup with Morocco.
Wolverhampton Wanderers‘ Chinese owners are looking for a new investor in the club but insist they will not entertain any takeover offers despite financial pressures on their main business.
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reportedly asked the board a few months ago to sign a player like Sofyan Amrabat in January.
Harry Maguire‘s threat from set-pieces makes him the man France must devise a plan to stop, according to daily French newspaper L’Equipe.
Al-Khelaifi said he was confident Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 35, would extend his stay in Paris when they discuss his future in January.
AC Milan will give Portugal forward Rafael Leao, 23, an ultimatum in January – sign a new contract or leave.
Celtic could be set to add to their midfield ranks yet again with Ferencvaros midfielder Aissa Laidouni the latest star to be linked with a move to the Scottish Premiership leaders.
Ben White returned home from England’s World Cup camp following an alleged bust-up with assistant boss Steve Holland. White also became unhappy in the England camp and struggled to mix with his fellow team-mates.
Jude Bellingham will tell Borussia Dortmund he wants to leave the club after the World Cup, according to reports.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta will have £50m to spend in January but is not planning on signing a replacement for Gabriel Jesus after the Brazil striker, 25, was ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a knee injury.
Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has admitted that it is difficult to refer to his team as a ‘golden generation’ when they haven’t won anything.
Daley Blind has said the Netherlands are drawing inspiration at the World Cup from Louis van Gaal‘s recovery from cancer.
Barcelona are keen on Mohammed Kudus but the Ghana midfielder, 22, is open to a move to the Premier League, with Ajax likely to ask for about £40m.
Gabriel Jesus has flown back to London and will find out the extent of his injury following a consultation with Arsenal doctors on Monday, with some reports suggesting he will be out for three months.
Everton and Leeds have joined Aston Villa and Wolves in the battle to sign Atletico Madrid‘s Brazil striker Matheus Cunha, 23.
Wolves are also in talks with Atletico about signing Brazil centre-back Felipe, 33, in a potential “package” deal with Cunha for January.
Manchester United are ready to swoop in January to land Netherlands’ World Cup star Cody Gakpo – and PSV are willing to sell for £50m.
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Leao was expected to join Real Madrid in the summer but he is now being lined up as a target for 2024 by the Spanish giants along with Manchester City‘s Norway striker Erling Haaland, 22, and Palmeiras’ Brazilian forward Endrick, 16.
Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 27, is close to joining Roma on loan from Barcelona.
Barcelona want a long-term replacement for Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets, 34, and are interested in Leicester’s Youri Tielemans, who is out of contract at the end of the season, but they suspect the Belgium midfielder, 25, has already said he will join another club.
A joint Saudi-Qatari consortium is preparing a £3.2bn bid to take over Liverpool.
Luis Suarez has slammed Fifa for ‘blocking him from seeing his children’ after Uruguay were knocked out of the World Cup.
Tottenham have joined Aston Villa, Fulham and Inter Milan in monitoring the situation of Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, at Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid are hoping Joao Felix can increase his value during the World Cup before looking to sell the Portugal forward, 23, in January.
Watford are on the verge of completing the signing of Canada midfielder Ismael Kone, 20, from CF Montreal on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
Real Madrid are reportedly set to cut ties with Eden Hazard after his poor performances in the World Cup with Belgium.
Valencia striker Edinson Cavani, 35, went off injured with an ankle problem in the game against Barcelona on Saturday and Uruguay face a wait to find out the extent of the issue with the World Cup starting on 20 November.
Tottenham are keen to offload Argentina midfielder Giovani lo Celso, who is on loan at Villarreal, and Spurs could accept an offer of £18m for the 26-year-old.
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Manchester United are interested in Bayer Leverkusen defender Jeremie Frimpong but could face competition from Chelsea for the 21-year-old Dutchman.
Jules Kounde has said he did not think his injury was ‘anything serious’ after his early withdrawal from play on Saturday – a much needed boost for Barcelona and France.
Real Madrid are in pole position to sign England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, from Borussia Dortmund next summer.
Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who was linked with a move to Manchester United in the summer, is intent on staying at the Nou Camp club and the 25-year-old Dutch international will not listen to any offers in January.
Nottingham Forest, Tottenham, West Ham and Marseille are ready to rekindle their interest in Atalanta and Ukraine midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi, 29.
Ajax and Mexico defensive midfielder Edson Alvarez, 25, says he was “disappointed” a move to Chelsea in the summer did not materialise after the Blues made a late bid for him.
West Ham’s English defender Craig Dawson, who almost joined Wolverhampton Wanderers this summer, wants to leave the Hammers in January. The 32-year-old’s current deal runs out next summer.
Manchester City are preparing to offer Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 28, a new five-year deal on improved terms.
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante’s deal with Chelsea runs out next summer and the 31-year-old France international is a leading target for Barcelona as the Nou Camp club look to replace Spain international Sergio Busquets, 34.
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Former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says he has not made a decision yet about when he will return to management as he takes a break from the game.
Barcelona are hoping to sell Dutch forward Memphis Depay in January, with Italian club Juventus interested in the 28-year-old.
Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, is not happy with his lack of first-team football at Barcelona and wants to return to Serie A in Italy, where he played for AC Milan.
Brighton are prepared to sell Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo but want £85m for the 20-year-old, who has been linked with Chelsea and Newcastle United.
Brighton and Everton are interested in Monaco’s 25-year-old Brazilian left-back Caio Henrique.
Sporting Lisbon are ready to propose a deal to Manchester United to sign Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, for a second time.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta wants to bring Paris St-Germain forward Lionel Messi back to the Spanish club in January but any move for the 35-year-old Argentine international has a number of obstacles ahead.
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Chelsea are looking to land RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku next summer amid reports that he underwent “secret” medical checks overseen by Blues staff before the most recent deadline.
Arsenal and Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has said he needed a change from Pep Guardiola’s system at Manchester City and now feels “free” playing under Mikel Arteta.
New Chelsea manager Graham Potter is prepared to give United States winger Christian Pulisic, 24, a chance to prove himself at Stamford Bridge before making a decision on his future.
Barcelona have only paid Manchester City £2.6m of the £48.4m fee they agreed for forward Ferran Torres since the deal was concluded in January and there are other clubs still owed money for deals done more than two years ago.
France defender William Saliba is in no rush to sign a new contract with Arsenal, with several clubs registering their interest in the 21-year-old.
Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkiede Jong, 25, remains on Manchester United’s list of transfer targets for next summer.
Chelsea have included RB Leipzig chief Christopher Vivell among the possible candidates for the technical director role at Stamford Bridge.
Real Madrid are planning to offer their Brazil defender Eder Militao, 24, a contract extension until 2028 with a release clause of 1bn euros included in the deal.
Barcelona could face the prospect of having to fork out £53m to get their hands on teen sensation Alberto Moleiro if his club Las Palmas secure promotion to La Liga this season, circumstances which would see his release clause double.
Manchester City’s Norway striker Erling Haaland, 22, considered a move to Liverpool in the summer transfer window, but a switch to Manchester United was out of the question.
Paris St-Germain sporting director Luis Campos has said the club made a mistake by signing both Brazil forward Neymar, 30, and France striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, in recent transfer windows.
Mbappe handed PSG a four-man transfer wish list over the summer that included Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford, 24.
Tottenham are keeping tabs on Leicester City’sJames Maddison, with the 25-year-old England midfielder “very keen” on a move to the north London club.
Potter has not closed the door on Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku returning to Chelsea after his loan spell with Inter Milan and is expected to hold talks with the 29-year-old at the end of the season.
Liverpool are plotting a summer 2023 move for exciting Norwegian talent Andreas Schjelderup, who has played a starring role for Nordsjaelland and earned him comparisons to Erling Haaland.
Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard has said Douglas Luiz, 24, is no closer to signing a new deal with the club, boosting Arsenal’s chances of signing the Brazil midfielder.
Juventus and Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli could leave the Serie A club in the January transfer window with Arsenal keen on the 24-year-old.
Wolves and Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 25, rejected offers from Manchester United and Liverpool this summer.
Denmark playmaker Christian Eriksen is close to making a decision on his future, with Tottenham now looking at other targets but Brentford holding out hope of re-signing the 30-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano)
Manchester City and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 25, has agreed a five-year deal with Arsenal. (Guardian)
Manchester United defender Brandon Williams, 21, is surplus to requirements at Old Trafford and could be available for £10m this summer. (Mail)
West Ham are interested in signing Southampton and England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 27, this summer. (Sky Sports)
Angel di Maria, whose contract at Paris St-Germain expires at the end of June, is close to a move to Juventus, despite Barcelona remaining in the picture for the Argentina international, 34. (Calciomercato – in Italian)
Manchester United and Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has rejected the chance to join David Beckham’s Inter Miami and will remain at Old Trafford. (Star)
Liverpool are confident of signing Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham midfielder, 18. (Sun)
Villarreal and West Ham have held talks over Dutch winger Arnaut Danjuma, 25. (Toni Juanmarti – in Spanish)
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag could have just £100m to rebuild the club this summer. (Sun)
Tottenham have enquired about RB Leipzig’s highly-rated Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol, 20. (Nabil Djellit – in French)
Leeds have identified RB Leipzig and USA midfielder Tyler Adams, 23, and RB Salzburg’s Malian midfielder Mohamed Camara, 22, as replacements for England star Kalvin Phillips, 26, who looks set for Manchester City. (Mail)
Sadio Mane’s agent has denied the Senegal forward, 30, left Liverpool to join Bayern Munich this summer because he wasn’t earning enough money at Anfield. (TVMondo, via Mirror)
Atletico Madrid are keeping tabs on Celtic’s Croatian defender Josip Juranovic, 26. (Record)
Monaco are chasing Torino and Italy striker Andrea Belotti, 28, with AC Milan also in the running to sign him. (Ekrem Konur)
The Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum will be allowed to leave Paris St-Germain this summer. Leicester City are keen on the 31-year-old, while Everton, Wolves and West Ham are also keeping close tabs on the situation. (90min)
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has been promised as many as six summer signings by the club’s new owners. (Telegraph – subscription required)
Bayern Munich director Hasan Salihamidzic says there is no truth in rumours that the Bundesliga club want to sign Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37. (Sky Germany – in German)
Tottenham and Middlesbrough are yet to agree on a transfer fee for England Under-21s right-back Djed Spence, as the Championship side want around £15million plus add-ons for the 21-year-old. (Sun)
Brazil winger Anthony, 22 – who is keen to join former manager Erik ten Hag at Manchester United – was missing as Ajax resumed pre-season training on Friday. (Mirror)
Leeds and Brazil winger Raphinha, 25, has turned down offers from other Premier League clubs because he wants to join Barcelona. (Sport – in Spanish)
Manchester United and Ralf Rangnick agreed to cut ties at the end of last season in part because of new manager Erik ten Hag’s reluctance to work with the German in his proposed consultancy role. (ESPN)
Sevilla are ready to bid £6.9m for Rangers and Colombia forward Alfredo Morelos, 25. (Fichajes, in Spanish)
Fulham are set to complete the £7m signing of Israeli forward Manor Solomon, 22, from Shakhtar Donetsk. (Sun)
Arsenal are “cautiously optimistic” of signing Manchester City’s Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus, 25. The Gunners are hoping £30m will be enough but City want £50m. (Sky Sports)
Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel would like to replace Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 29 – who is an Inter Milan target – with Bayern Munich’s 33-year-old Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, but there are significant obstacles to completing both deals. (ESPN)
Watford’s Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis, 24, is on Everton’s list of targets this summer if their Brazil forward Richarlison, 25, leaves. (Mail)
Nottingham Forest are closing in on a deal for Mainz’s French defender Moussa Niakhate, 26. (Football Transfers)
Southampton are optimistic about signing Bayern Munich’s American defender Chris Richards, 22. (GiveMeSport)
Celtic face a fresh fight from Ajax in the battle to land Lommel’s Brazilian midfielder Vinicius Souza, 22. (Record)
Paris St-Germain are set to beat several Premier League teams to the £34m signing of Porto’s Portuguese midfielder Vitinha, 22. (90min)
Hibernian are set to sign former Sunderland and Republic of Ireland winger Aiden McGeady, 36, on a free transfer. (Record)
The Gunners could still sign Leicester’s Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25, despite being set to complete a deal for another midfielder in Porto’s Fabio Vieira, 22, who is Portuguese. (Evening Standard)
Arsenal also want Leeds’ Brazilian winger Raphinha, 25, and Ajax’s Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez, 24. (Athletic, subscription needed)
Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, will need to put in a transfer request if he wants to move to Barcelona. The Spain defender is in the final year of his contract. (Sun)
Tottenham are favourites to sign Middlesbrough’s English defender Djed Spence, 21, with Nottingham Forest accepting he is unlikely to join them, having spent last season on loan at the City Ground. (Northern Echo)
Manchester United are confident Barcelona will lower their £73m asking price for Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, because of their financial problems. (Guardian)
PSG are trying to convince former Real Madrid coach Zidane, 49, to replace Mauricio Pochettino as their new boss. (ESPN)
Sevilla say France centre-back Jules Kounde is looking to leave the club this summer, with Chelsea expected to sign the 23-year-old. (Sport Witness)
Liverpool have yet to agree a fee for Benfica’sDarwin Nunez, but the 22-year-old Uruguay striker has already told friends and family he is moving to Anfield. (Echo)
Rangers want up to £25m for Calvin Bassey and Aston Villa could use 20-year-old English striker Cameron Archer, who was on loan with Preston last season, as a makeweight in a deal for the left-sided Nigeria defender, 22. (Birmingham Mail)
Fulham are close to finalising a deal to sign Lazio’s Albania goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, 27. (90min)
Miguel Almiron’s agent does not think the Paraguay midfielder, 28, will leave Newcastle this summer despite an expected squad overhaul. (Chronicle Live)
Liverpool have opened talks with Naby Keita over a new contract for the Guinea midfielder, 27. (Football Insider)
Manchester United offered fresh terms to Martin Svidersky but the Slovakia Under-21 midfielder, 19, is still set to depart. (Evening Standard)
Wales forward Gareth Bale says he will not be joining Getafe after leaving Real Madrid this summer and the 32-year-old will make a decision on his future after his country’s latest Nations League fixtures. (The Athletic)
Arsenal are willing to pay more than £42m for Lazio’s Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, although Newcastle could also bid for the 27-year-old. (Corriere dello Sport – in Italian)
Paul Pogba has not completed a free transfer from Man United to Juventus yet as the France midfielder, 29, is waiting to see if Zinedine Zidane is appointed Paris St-Germain coach. (RMC Sport – in French)
AC Milan are the latest club to show interest in signing Manchester City’s Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus, 25. (90min)
Arsenal are set to announce the signing of 19-year-old Brazilian forward Marquinhos from Sao Paulo on a five-year contract for about £3m. (Guardian)
The Gunners are among the clubs considering a move for Leeds United’s Raphinha this summer, with Barcelona, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool having also been linked with the Brazil winger, 25. (Telegraph – subscription required)
New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly’s relationship with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports could be key to the future of Romelu Lukaku, 29, and the Belgium striker’s hopes of a return to Inter Milan. (Telegraph – subscription required)
Inter have still not made direct contact with Chelsea over the possibility of re-signing Lukaku. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)
Hellas Verona are set to take up their purchase option on former loanee Giovanni Simeone and then sell the Argentina striker, with West Ham and Arsenal interested in the 26-year-old, who is currently at Cagliari. (AS – in Spanish)
Sporting Lisbon’s Joao Palhinha remains a key target for Wolves this summer despite Fulham’s interest in the Portugal midfielder, 26. (MailOnline)
Newly-promoted Nottingham Forest are targeting Arsenal’s England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 24, who was on loan with Roma last season. (Mirror)
Tottenham have agreed a deal to buy Middlesbrough’sDjed Spence, who was on loan with Forest last season, with the fee for the 21-year-old English right-back understood to be about £20m. (Guardian)