Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, has turned down multiple offers to extend his Eagles contract and Al Nassr, who signed 38-year-old Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, are one of three Saudi Arabian clubs to have sounded out the Ivory Coast international.
Kieran Tierney is considering his future at Arsenal after becoming increasingly frustrated by his lack of action.
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante, 31, is set to sign a new contract with the club as the France international closes in on a return from injury.
Napoli’s hit man Victor Osimhen, 24, has not ruled out leaving the Italian club this summer and says interest from Europe’s big clubs provides extra motivation to play well for himself and his team.
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Leeds United are planning to move for 24-year-old Sweden striker Viktor Gyokeres, whose contract with Coventry City runs until summer 2024.
Russia midfielder Arsen Zakharyan, 19, will not move to Galatasaray from Dynamo Moscow, despite interest from the Turkish side.
Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly is a ‘big fan’ of Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner, who could fall under consideration for a second time under the American’s reign if Graham Potter is relieved of his duties in west London.
Manchester United are not expected to turn 30-year-old Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst’s loan move from Burnley into a permanent switch during the summer transfer window.
Al Nassr nutritionist Jose Blesa says all of the players are training harder and following stricter diets since the arrival of Ronaldo.
Arsenal are preparing a bid for Atalanta’s 20-year-old Denmark forward Rasmus Hojlund.
Manchester United could be without HarryMaguire, Antony and Anthony Martial for the second leg of their Europa League play-off against Barcelona.
Former Barcelona star Lionel Messi, whose deal with PSG runs out in the summer, is unsure about signing a contract extension with the French champions, which could open the door to the 35-year-old moving to MLS side Inter Miami.
Real Madrid are close to agreeing fresh terms with former Manchester City midfielder Brahim Diaz, who is currently out on loan with AC Milan and scored their Champions League winner against Tottenham on Tuesday.
Liverpool new signing Cody Gakpo was spotted breaking one of Jurgen Klopp‘s rules when he touched the “This is Anfield” sign on Monday night – Klopp previously banned players yet to win a trophy at the club from touching the sign.
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Arsenal and Manchester United are interested in 26-year-old Dutch right-back Denzel Dumfries, who Inter Milan may be prepared to sell in the summer.
Barca have agreed a deal with LA Galaxy to sign 21-year-old Mexico right-back Julian Araujo until June 2026.
Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has met with Paris St-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi in Paris to discuss a possible summer transfer move for 31-year-old Brazil forward Neymar.
Aston Villa might listen to offers for World Cup-winning goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez in the summer to help finance another summer rebuild.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic took part in a match for AC Milan‘s U18 side on Wednesday alongside his son Maximilian, 16, who joined the Serie A club from Hammarby last summer.
Bayern Munich have carried out internal analysis that has identified 29-year-old England striker Harry Kane, whose contract at Tottenham runs out in summer 2024, as the ideal striker for the German club to sign.
Tottenham are interested in 21-year-old Ecuador defender Piero Hincapie from Bayer Leverkusen.
Brighton chief executive Paul Barber has warned Chelsea and Liverpool that only a huge fee will see the Seagulls sell 21-year-old Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo.
Sunderland boss Tony Mowbray is considering recalling young attacker Jack Diamond from his productive loan spell at Lincoln.
Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi has told Leandro Trossard he “wants more from him” after dropping the Belgium forward amid speculation linking the 28-year-old with a move to Newcastle United and Chelsea.
Aston Villa‘s French defender Frederic Guilbert, 28, has hinted he could be poised for a move away from Villa Park in the January transfer window.
Blackburn Rovers want £15m for their Chile striker Ben Brereton Diaz – despite the 23-year-old’s contract running out in the summer.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp conceded that he felt sympathy for Wolves after a broken VAR camera potentially denied them a legal winner at Anfield.
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.
Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal for Vasco da Gama’s Brazilian midfielder Andrey Santos, 18.
Arsenal and Tottenham are both showing interest in Brighton midfielder Alexis Mac Allister but appear to be prioritising positions other than midfield, which could leave Atletico Madrid in pole position to make their move.
Barcelona manager Xavi has convinced his captain, Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets, 34, to remain at the club until the summer, rather than push through a move to a Major League Soccer side in January.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has fuelled talk that Portugal striker Joao Felix, 23, is up for sale by saying “no-one is indispensable” at the club.
Leicester City would love to make a move for Angers and Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi if their transfer budget will allow it, but his potential £39m price tag and their interest in also signing Sassuolo’s Jeremie Boga could make that tough.
Barcelona sporting director Jordi Cruyff now says midfielder Frenkie de Jong is one of the club’s “untouchables” ahead of the January transfer window.
Raphinha, who made five appearances for Brazil at the Qatar World Cup, has been tipped for a possible return to the Premier League as the 26-year-old has failed to make an impact in his first season at Barcelona.
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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the “transfer window is an option” as he looks at ways of covering the loss of Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 25, to a knee injury.
Arsenal wanted Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez in the summer but the 24-year-old opted instead to reunite with former Ajax boss Erik ten Hag at Manchester United.
Thomas Tuchel has left the United Kingdom and is, according to reports in Germany, upping his knowledge of Spanish in preparation for taking on his next role.
Al-Nassr’s offer of a £160m contract to Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is being backed by the Saudi Arabia government.
German club Eintracht Frankfurt have claimed they were offered the chance to sign Ronaldo by Manchester United before he left Old Trafford.
PSG will not let France forward Kylian Mbappe, 24, leave in January and only sell him in the summer at the right price.
Manchester United are interested in signing 30-year-old Aston Villa keeper Emiliano Martinez, who played a key role in helping Argentina win the World Cup.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has criticised Gianni Infantino‘s plans to reform the Club World Cup and expand the World Cup to 48 teams.
Gallagher Premiership clubs are at risk of “heading for disaster” with their collective net debt amassed over the last six years having reached £300m.
Bayern Munich reportedly eyeing a move for Emiliano Martinez as the galkeeper starring role as Argentina won the World Cup.
Southampton have been fined £10,000 and given a suspended six-month ban from recruiting academy players after the Premier League found them guilty of breaking rules when signing a player from another club’s academy.
Manchester United might have to pay Diogo Costa’s £65mi release clause to land the Porto keeper.
Erik ten Hag has brought mind coaches into Manchester United to help his players cope with any psychological issues.
Brighton are confident that they will be able to keep hold of World Cup winner Alexis Mac Allister after his spectacular performances for Argentina in Qatar.
FIFA are facing questions after celebrity chef Nusret Gokce – better known as Salt Bae – somehow gained access to the pitch at the Lusail Stadium after the World Cup final and was seen touching the iconic trophy.
Kylian Mbappe is considering his future at Paris Saint-Germain and may push for a summer exit, according to Sport.
Barcelona are reportedly in the hunt to sign Celtic right-back Josip Juranovic after his World Cup heroics with Croatia.
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Everton winger Anthony Gordon is close to pledging his immediate future to Goodison Park by signing a new long-term contract.
Paris Saint-Germain are confident that Lionel Messi will agree to sign a contract extension in the French capital, despite rumours of a summer move to the MLS.
Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag using drone to study squad training sessions in bid to transform club’s fortunes.
N’Golo Kante wants a pre-contract deal with Barcelona in January as he eyes a free transfer in summer, reports in Spain say.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to hold the World Cup every three years as part of a long-term plan to revolutionise international football.
Inter Miami are close to agreeing a deal with Lionel Messi, with the US club confident that the Argentina superstar will sign after the World Cup in Qatar.
The long-term future of Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, 30, at Aston Villa is in doubt due to friction with new manager Unai Emery.
Liverpool want to sign two midfielders next year with three of their senior midfielders – Englishmen Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 29, and James Milner, 36, and Guinean Naby Keita, 27 – out of contract at the end of the season.
Tottenham have “concrete” interest in signing Club Brugge’s Denmark winger Andreas Skov Olsen, 22, in January.
Harry Kane does not want to be rested for England’s final World Cup Group B game against Wales on Tuesday with the striker bidding to break Wayne Rooney‘s goal-scoring record in Qatar.
John Terry and Wayne Bridge, the former Chelsea and England team-mates who were at the centre of one of English football’s biggest scandals, have been reunited in awkward circumstances: they are staying at the same Qatari World Cup hotel.
Chelsea and United States forward Christian Pulisic, 24, is being monitored by Manchester United, Newcastle and Arsenal.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has admitted the team are less defensively secure following the exit of Casemiro to Manchester United.
Leicester City and Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, who has been heavily linked with Arsenal and Newcastle, is unlikely to be allowed to leave the Foxes in January despite the 25-year-old being able to depart on a free when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Chelsea right-back Reece James, 22, is confident he will be fit enough to be picked in England’s World Cup squad following a knee injury.
Barcelona plan to sign a new centre-back in January to replace the retiring Gerard Pique, with Spain and Athletic Bilbao defender Inigo Martinez, 31, at the top of their list.
Kurt Zouma has spoken out on his cat-kicking shame, admitting: “I have great remorse”.
James Milner says turning his back on football’s drinking culture has fuelled 20 years at the top of the game
Manchester City have opened talks with Chelsea’s academy striker Jude Soonsup-Bell, 18, with a view to signing the English teenager when his contract expires at the end of the season.
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Liverpool are favourites to beat Chelsea,Manchester United, Manchester City and Real Madrid to the signing of Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund after forging a close relationship with the 19-year-old England midfielder.
Manchester United have scouted Porto’s Portugal goalkeeper Diogo Costa, 23, at least half a dozen times this season as manager Erikten Hag considers his long-term options in goal.
Ten Hag will not write off Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, saying he knows the 25-year-old can do better.
Crystal Palacemanager Patrick Vieira says transfer speculation will not distract Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha. The 29-year-old’s contract runs out in the summer.
Wolves are set to appoint former Spain, Real Madrid and Sevilla manager Julen Lopetegui, 56, as their new head coach within the next 24-48 hours.
Manchester United, Arsenal and Southampton all showed interest in signing in-form Miguel Almiron before the 28-year-old Paraguayan midfielder opted to join Newcastle United in 2019.
Napoli’s 21-year-old Georgian winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, who has been linked with a move to Liverpool, is likely to cost around 100m euros (£87m) and will not be available in January.
Barcelona and Juventus have joined the race to sign Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha.
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Haaland’s father, former Nottingham Forest, Leeds and Manchester City midfielder Alfie, has suggested Haaland may only spend two to three seasons with Manchester City before moving to Spain.
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to start Manchester United’s derby clash with rivals City because of a striker shortage at Old Trafford.
Emerson Royal has spent almost £800,000 of his own money on goods and services designed to help him adapt to Antonio Conte’s demands on his wing-backs.
Liverpool are weighing up a January move for Egypt and Pyramids winger Ibrahim Adel with Arsenal, Brentford, Brighton and Nottingham Forest also on the 21-year-old’s trail.
Juventus face competition from Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham,AC Milan and Barcelona for the signature of Spain forward Marco Asensio after the 26-year-old declined a contract extension with Real Madrid.
Wolves and Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 25, is seen by Barcelona as a long-term target to replace Spain international Sergio Busquets, 34.
Chelsea want to sign Inter Milan’s Dutch international wing-back Denzel Dumfries, 26. Inter would sell for around £44m.
David de Gea is planning showdown talks with Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag over his future at the club – De Gea’s deal expires next summer and United are yet to make a call on whether to trigger a 12-month extension as they toy with a move for Atletico Madrid’sJan Oblak.
Harry Kane is being forced to wait on a new boot deal with Nike as the company is prioritising trying to re-sign Erling Haaland, whose previous contract has expired and has seen him wear a mixture of footwear this season.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s return to the Everton first-team has been further delayed, with a setback meaning he is at least another week from making his comeback.
Newcastle United have Leicester City’s England midfielder James Maddison, 25, and his Belgium international team-mate Youri Tielemans, 25, in their sights for 2023.
A Premier League all-star side could play combined teams from rival leagues such as La Liga or the Bundesliga under plans being considered by club executives.
Aston Villa have no intention of letting Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, 30, leave in January with Manchester United among the clubs interested in him.
Manchester United, Southampton and Everton remain keen on PSV Eindhoven and Netherlands forward Cody Gakpo, 23, and could make a move during the January transfer window.
Chelsea will begin interviews for their sporting director role next week with at least four candidates in the frame.
Paul Pogba says his heart led him back to Juventus after three years back at Manchester United which he admits did not go as he had hoped.
Real Madrid will attempt to sign Manchester City and Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo, 28, next summer and are also planning a move for City’s 22-year-old Norway striker Erling Haaland in 2024.
Brighton are planning to hold contract talks with Belgium forward Leandro Trossard, 27, and Argentina midfielder Alexis Mac Allister, 23.
Newcastle United are close to signing 18-year-old Australia forward Garang Kuol from Central Coast Mariners, with terms agreed between the clubs.
Aston Villa’s French defender Morgan Sanson, 28, would have moved to Espanyol but his paperwork only came through 15 minutes after the transfer window closed earlier this month.
Frenkie de Jong’s future at Barcelona could be affected by the club’s pursuit of Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves, who is ironically also a target for De Jong’s suitors Manchester United.
Calvin Ramsay is in full training with Liverpool and the summer signing from Aberdeen could be in line to make his first-team debut during a hectic spell of 13 games in the next six weeks.