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Monday's Transfer Gossip: Lindelof, Ronaldo, Phillips, Navas, Fernandez, Hincapie, Shelvey, Felix, Bellingham

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Inter Milan eye on Manchester United centre-back Victor Lindelof, 28, as a replacement for Milan Skriniar if the 27-year-old defender moves to Paris St-Germain.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr coach has claimed the forward will ‘go back to Europe’ before retiring from football, according to reports.

 

  • Galatasaray are leading the chase to sign Liverpool defender Nat Phillips prior to Tuesday’s transfer deadline.
  • Nottingham Forest are in advanced talks to sign Paris St-Germain and Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas, 36.

 

  • Emiliano Martinez has been pictured hosting a World Cup party with his Argentina teammates at a luxury hotel nine miles from Villa Park.

 

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• Manchester United vs Reading 3-1 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Kane, Ronaldo, Hincapie, Caicedo, Rice, Lukaku, Harrison, Pickford, McKennie

 

  • Chelsea have reopened talks with Benfica about trying to sign Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernández, 22, before the transfer window closes on Tuesday.
  • Fulham have held talks with Sheffield United over their Norway midfielder Sander Berge, with the 24-year-old also linked with Newcastle.

 

  • Brighton have completed the signing of AIK and Sweden midfielder Yasin Ayari, 19, for 6m euros (£5.2m).
  • Manchester United have received 10 offers from clubs wanting to take Anthony Elanga on loan for the rest of the season.

 

  • Tottenham have submitted a 25m euro (£22m) verbal offer to Bayer Leverkusen for the transfer of Ecuador centre-back Piero Hincapie, 21.

 

  • Manchester City will challenge Barcelona for the signing of Girona and Spain Under-21 defender Arnau Martinez, 19.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Sevilla are in advanced talks to sign Spanish midfielder Bryan Gil, 21, from Tottenham on loan until the end of the season.
  • Newcastle United have agreed a fee of around £3m for West Ham and Scotland Under-21 right-back Harrison Ashby, 21.

 

  • Barcelona could scupper Chelsea’s chances of securing a permanent deal for Joao Felix with the LaLiga giants keen on the Portugal star.
  • Nottingham Forest are on the verge of signing Newcastle United‘s English midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, 30.

 

  • Tottenham are working on a deal to sign Birmingham City‘s 17-year-old English midfielder Jobe Bellingham, the brother of Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Kane, Ronaldo, Hincapie, Caicedo, Rice, Lukaku, Harrison, Pickford, McKennie

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Tottenham remain “very optimistic” that Harry Kane will reject a move to Manchester United or Bayern Munich in favour of signing a new long-term contract, according to reports.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has invited some of his Manchester United pals on holiday to join him in a proper goodbye.

 

  • Tottenham are interested in Bayer Leverkusen and Ecuador left-sided centre-back Piero Hincapie, 21, but would be unwilling to match Leverkusen’s £80m valuation.

 

  • Bournemouth are planning a £12m move for Fenerbahce and Nigeria winger Bright Osayi-Samuel, 25.
  • Everton have reignited their interest in Southampton and Scotland striker Che Adams, 26.

 

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• Cremonese vs Inter Milan 1-2 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Girona vs Barcelona 0-1 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Gusto, Zaniolo, Maddison, Caicedo, Berge, Kante, Elanga, Caicedo, Bellingham, Martinelli

 

  • Aston Villa and Crystal Palace will have to pay £25m if they want to sign Watford and Senegal forward Ismaila Sarr, 24.

 

  • Former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy wants to sign Anthony Elanga on loan for PSV Eindhoven.
  • Torino midfielder Sasa Lukic is closing in on a move to Fulham, as the Serie A club edge nearer to signing Ivan Ilic from Hellas Verona.

 

  • Arsenal have submitted a second offer worth up to £70m for Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo but Brighton want £80m for the 21-year-old.
  • Tottenham have a verbal agreement in place with Sporting Lisbon for Spain defender Pedro Porro and are set to pay 48m euros (£42m) for the 23-year-old.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Watford aim to hold out for a £25m fee for star man Ismaila Sarr as his name comes up on Premier League radars.

 

  • Sporting Lisbon are exploring the possibility of signing Hector Bellerin from Barcelona, as they consider potential replacements in the event of Pedro Porro departing for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • Newcastle and Tottenham could move for 29-year-old Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, who is currently on loan at Inter Milan from Chelsea, in the summer.

 

  • Leicester City have made an offer of £20m for Leeds United‘s 26-year-old English winger Jack Harrison.
  • Tottenham are keeping close tabs on Everton and England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, 28, ahead of a potential summer move.

 

  • Arsenal will continue their summer pursuit of West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice, 24, even if they sign Caicedo.

 

  • Ousmane Dembele is a major doubt for the first leg of Barcelona’s Europa League clash with Manchester United after he sustained a thigh injury against Girona on Saturday.
  • Nottingham Forest are among the clubs considering a late attempt to snatch Weston McKennie away from Leeds United, who remain in advanced talks to sign the midfielder from Juventus.

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Felix, Allister, Depay, Akpom, Ronaldo, Badiashile, Nunes, Bellingham, Mudryk

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Atletico Madrid‘s £13.25m loan demand for Joao Felix is more than twice what Manchester United are willing to pay for the Portugal star.

 

  • Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi hopes Argentina midfielder Alexis Mac Allister, 24, stays with the club at least until the end of the season.

 

  • Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, will leave Barcelona on a free transfer in the summer rather than seek a January move.
  • Crystal Palace, Everton and Southampton are monitoring the Championship’s top scorer Chuba Akpom as they seek additional firepower in January.

 

  • Romelu Lukaku has said he wants to put his recent troubles behind him and secure a permanent move to Internazionale from Chelsea.

 

  • France centre-back Benoit Badiashile, 21, is in London to undergo a medical after Chelsea agreed a deal worth 38m euros (£33.6m) with Monaco.

 

  • France midfielder N’Golo Kante has had interest from Barcelona and Al Nassr but the 31-year-old could now sign a new contract at Chelsea.
  • Juventus and Borussia Dortmund have joined the race to sign 18-year-old Spanish right-back Ivan Fresneda after Newcastle made first contact with his club Real Valladolid.

 

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• Gianni Infantino: FIFA Will Ask Every Country In The World To Name A Stadium After Pele

 

• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Saka, Thuram, Balogun, Tielemans, De Jong, Badiashile, Dumfries, Mudryk, Fernandez

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has a clause in his Al Nassr contract that means he could move to Newcastle if they qualify for the Champions League, according to incredible reports.

 

  • Emmanuel Dennis is facing the axe at Nottingham Forest, less than five months after his £15m move from Watford.

 

  • Arsenal have submitted a second offer for Ukraine winger Mykhailo Mudryk, thought to be significantly below Shakhtar Donetsk‘s asking price of 100m euros (£88.5m).

 

  • Manchester United and Bayern Munich are interested in Randal Kolo Muani but Eintracht Frankfurt want 60-70m euros (£53-62m) for the France forward, 24.

 

  • Arsenal have activated clauses to extend the contracts of England winger Bukayo Saka and France centre-back William Saliba, both 21, by an extra year as talks continue over long-term agreements.
  • Manchester City are set to win the race to sign Argentine midfielder Maximo Perrone, 19, from Velez Sarsfield.

 

  • Newcastle United are to continue talks with Flamengo over the signing of 18-year-old Brazilian midfielder Matheus Franca.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has reportedly emerged as a target for Barcelona on a free transfer, as the winger enters the final months of his contract.

 

  • Kylian Mbappe and Achraf Hakimi have both been handed “a few days off” after PSG’s a loss to Lens.

 

  • Jude Bellingham has reportedly been summoned to showdown talks with Dortmund chiefs as Europe’s biggest clubs fight over him.

 

  • Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea have been approached about signing Portugal forward Joao Felix, 23, on loan but Atletico Madrid are seeking a 15m euro loan fee (£13.3m), plus 6m euros (£5.3m) to cover his wages.

 

  • Arsenal have submitted a second offer for Ukraine winger Mykhailo Mudryk, thought to be significantly below Shakhtar Donetsk‘s asking price of 100m euros (£88.5m).
  • Newcastle have begun talks with Real Valladolid over signing Ivan Fresneda but they face competition from top European sides, according to reports.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Thuram, Mudryk, Edwards, Bellingham, Felix, Ronaldo, Mendy, Badiashile

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Borussia Monchengladbach and France forward Marcus Thuram, 25, would rather join Manchester United than Newcastle or Aston Villa, who are also interested.

 

  • Mykhailo Mudryk says Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is a “top coach”, with Chelsea joining the Gunners in the race for the 21-year-old Shakhtar Donetsk winger.

 

  • Tottenham Hotspur have “taken the first steps” in a deal to re-sign English Sporting Lisbon midfielder Marcus Edwards, 24.

 

  • Spurs are also close to completing a £35m deal for Sporting Lisbon defender Pedro Porro, 23.

 

  • Jude Bellingham‘s father wants the England and Borussia Dortmund midfielder to join Liverpool, with Real Madrid and Manchester City also seeking the 19-year-old’s signature.

 

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• Manchester City vs Everton 1-1 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Wolves vs Manchester United 0-1 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Gil, Perrone, Fernandez, Mac Allister, Bellingham, Jorginho

 

  • Portugal forward Joao Felix, 23 – a Manchester United target – is open to leaving Atletico Madrid in January.

 

  • Los Angeles FC have beaten interested Premier League clubs to sign Croatian forward Stipe Biuk, 20.

 

  • Juventus are interested in 29-year-old Everton and Mali midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • MLS side Sporting Kansas City tried to sign Cristiano Ronaldo before the 37-year-old joined Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr.

 

  • Newcastle have made a “very big offer” for Real Madrid defender Ferland Mendy, 27.

 

  • Chelsea are trying to sign France defender Benoit Badiashile but Monaco boss Philippe Clement has warned they are not the only club trying to sign the 21-year-old.

 

  • Leeds United are close to finalising a deal to sign defender Maximilian Wober, 24, from Red Bull Salzburg.

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Ronaldo, Gil, Perrone, Fernandez, Mac Allister, Bellingham, Jorginho

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has become the highest-paid sportsman ever with his £173m Al Nassr deal, smashing Lionel Messi and Canelo Alvarez‘s pay.

 

  • Tottenham winger Bryan Gil, 21, wants to go back to Valencia and may get his wish in January.

 

  • Newcastle have been heavily linked with highly-rated 19-year-old Velez Sarsfield midfielder Maximo Perrone, but Manchester City may have beaten the Magpies to his signature.

 

  • Erik ten Hag reportedly tried to shut down any excuses by ordering one Manchester United player to ‘stop whining’ after he complained it was too hot to play during the team’s defeat against Brentford in August.
  • Chelsea are pressing ahead with a club-record transfer that could see Enzo Fernandez arrive at Stamford Bridge in January.

 

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• Liverpool vs Leicester 2-1 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Cristiano Ronaldo Officially Signed His Contract With Al-Nassr.

 

• Friday’s Transfer Gossip: Kessie, Shelvey, Fernandez, Milinkovic-Savic, Ronaldo, Ramos, Bellingham, Tielemans, Caicedo.

 

  • Wolverhampton Wanderers target Viktor Gyokeres, 24, is going nowhere in the January transfer window, says the Sweden forward’s Coventry City boss Mark Robins.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Southampton are interested in signing Lorient and Nigeria striker Terem Moffi, 23, in January.
  • Real Madrid are ready to spend over 100m euros (£88.6m) to sign 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham, who is also a target for Liverpool.

 

  • Scotland captain Andy Robertson has been rewarded for services to football, charity and young people having been named on the New Year Honours list.
  • Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta believe Newcastle United have emerged as serious title contenders.

 

  • Jorginho, 31, wants to return to Napoli when his Chelsea contract ends, but Barcelona and Newcastle are also interested in the Italy midfielder.

 

  • Brighton head coach Roberto De Zerbi believes Arsenal target Mykhailo Mudryk could one day become a Ballon d’Or winner.
  • Raul Jimenez, 31, is likely to be allowed to leave Wolves in January if the club succeed in signing another striker.

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Kessie, Shelvey, Fernandez, Milinkovic-Savic, Ronaldo, Ramos, Bellingham, Tielemans, Caicedo.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Tottenham have reportedly made an audacious attempt to sign Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie just six months after the Ivorian made the move to the Nou Camp.

 

  • Benfica have told clubs interested in Enzo Fernandez including Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United that they will have to stump up his full release clause if they want him next month.
  • Arsenal have received a boost in their potential pursuit of Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

 

  • David Moyes has dismissed talk of Declan Rice leaving the club, amid reports of Chelsea’s interest.

 

  • Real Madrid confident they are leading the way in their pursuit of Jude Bellingham, ahead of a host of Premier League clubs including both Liverpool and Manchester United.

 

  • Chelsea have been handed a huge boost in the battle to secure N’Golo Kante’s future!

 

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• ‘We Are Open To Negotiations’ Shaktar Donetsk On Mykhaylo Mudryk To Arsenal

 

• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Fernandez, Morata, Grealish, Boga, Bellingham, Mac Allister, Terrier, Leao, Felix

 

 

  • Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive Sergei Palkin says “negotiations are continuing” with Arsenal over 21-year-old Ukraine winger Mykhaylo Mudryk, after the Gunners had an offer of £55m rejected.
  • Benfica are lining up a replacement for Enzo Fernandez in the form of 19-year-old Argentine midfielder Maximo Perrone, who plays for Velez Sarsfield.

 

  • Manchester City are willing to offer £10.6m a year for AC Milan forward Rafael Leao, whose father has been in touch with the Premier League club.

 

  • Tottenham manager Antonio Conte wants to sign 20-year-oldEcuador defender Piero Hincapie from Bayer Leverkusen.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Fulham have been offered Roma’s Netherlands defender Rick Karsdorp, 27, as he has fallen out of favour with manager Jose Mourinho.

 

  • Former Bournemouth boss Scott Parker is among the candidates for the manager’s job at Belgian side Club Brugge.

 

  • Antonio Conte has reportedly told Tottenham he wants Piero Hincapie to be signed in January.
  • Manchester United are not planning to spend big in January, with the focus instead on the summer.

 

  • Newcastle have revised their January transfer plans following Jonjo Shelvey’s injury, with Moises Caicedo or Youri Tielemans now reportedly on their radar.

 

  • Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr want to sign Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, and Paris St-Germain’s 36-year-old Spain defender Sergio Ramos.

 

  • Tottenham forward Lucas Moura, 30, is expected to see out his contract and join former club Sao Paulo in his native Brazil in the summer.
  • Chelsea have agreed personal terms with 21-year-old Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile.

 

  • France forward Olivier Giroud, 36, has agreed a contract extension with AC Milan which will run until 2024.
  • Jurgen Klopp remained coy on whether Liverpool will make any more signings over the transfer window.

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip:  Leao, Ronaldo, Mudryk, Duran, Felix, Mudryk, Rice, Raya, Kane, Elanga

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Rafael Leao opened up on his admiration for Arsenal – just as Mikel Arteta promised he “can get a striker” in the January transfer window.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly set to undergo a medical at Al-Nassr ahead of a move that will see him earn a staggering £173m per year.

 

  • Arsenal have submitted a £55m bid for Shakhtar Donetsk and Ukraine winger Mykhaylo Mudryk, 21.

 

  • Brentford, Fulham and Aston Villa have all made offers for Chicago Fire and Colombia forward Jhon Duran, but Benfica are in pole position to sign the 19-year-old.

 

  • Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Monaco and France centre-back Benoit Badiashile and have submitted an official proposal for the 21-year-old.

 

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• Aston Villa vs Liverpool 1-3 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Brentford vs Tottenham 2-2 Highlights (Download Video)

 

• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Mbappe, Mudryk, Rice, Juranovic, Bellingham, Fofana,

 

  • Chelsea are considering making a move for Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix which could see the 23-year-old arrive on loan in January with an option or obligation to buy the Portugal international in the summer.
  • Ajax have contacted Brentford and Spain goalkeeper David Raya, 27, over a potential January move.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Fabio Capello has branded Cristiano Ronaldo ‘arrogant’ while insisting the Portugal captain was ‘cumbersome’ for his country during the 2022 World Cup.
  • Harry Kane was mocked by Brentford fans who sung “you let your country down” during their clash with Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday.

 

  • Manchester United ace Anthony Elanga is being targeted by Everton ahead of the January transfer window.

 

  • West Ham boss David Moyes says the club are “not just going to roll over” and let England midfielder Declan Rice, 23, leave in the summer.

 

  • Barcelona are no longer willing to sell 25-year-old Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who was a target for Manchester United in the summer.
  • Leicester’s Caglar Soyuncu is “close” to joining Atletico Madrid ahead of the January transfer window.

 

  • Jesse Lingard says he still doesn’t know why he was frozen out at Manchester United ahead of his return with Nottingham Forest.

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Felix, Thuram, Santos, Bellingham, Gakpo, Ronaldo, De Jong, Asensio, Klich

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Manchester United and Arsenal have been told Atletico Madrid will allow Joao Felix to leave the club on loan in January as long as his half-season FFP cost of around £8m is paid as a fee.

 

  • Newcastle are interested in signing Borussia Monchengladbach and France forward Marcus Thuram, 25.
  • Chelsea are closing in on completing deals for Molde and Ivory Coast forward David Datro Fofana, 20, and Vasco da Gama‘s Brazilian midfielder Andrey Santos, 18.

 

  • AC Milan are already considering selling former Liverpool forward Divock Origi less than six months after his arrival at the San Siro.

 

  • Hibernian are set to cancel their loan deal with Gambia striker Momodou Bojang, who has failed to shine since his arrival in Leith.

 

  • Germany striker Youssoufa Moukoko, 18, has admitted he was “shocked” to see reports that his wage demands have led to a contract stand-off with Borussia Dortmund.

 

  • Brazilian winger Tete, who is technically contracted to Shakhtar Donetsk but on loan at Lyon, could make a permanent move in January. The 22-year-old has also been offered to a number of Premier League clubs.

 

  • Arsenal are to trigger an extension in the contract of 19-year-old English midfielder Charlie Patino, who is currently on loan at Blackpool.

 

  • Manchester City are determined to win the fight for Borussia Dortmund‘s Jude Bellingham and believe the England midfielder, 19, will turn down a £100m transfer to Real Madrid or Liverpool to work with City coach Pep Guardiola.

 

  • Barcelona have no intention to sell Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 26, or Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 27, in January.
  • Paris St-Germain are interested in bringing in Real Madrid‘s 26-year-old Spain winger Marco Asensio, who has been linked with Arsenal.

 

  • Manchester United have, according to a report, chosen Benfica’s Portugal star Goncalo Ramos as their priority transfer target for January.

 

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

 

  • PSG want Manchester United and Brazil midfielder Fred, despite the Old Trafford club triggering a 12-month extension on the 29-year-old’s contract.

 

  • DC United have reached a verbal agreement over a move for Leeds and Poland midfielder Mateusz Klich, 32.

 

  • Al-Nassr are hopeful they will complete the signing of Portugal forward and free agent Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, before the January transfer window opens.

 

  • Manchester United believe they have a chance of finally signing Frenkie de Jong in the summer, but feel Barcelona are trying to increase his value by saying the Netherlands midfielder, 25, is not for sale.
  • Uruguay stars could face bans as long as six months for bad behaviour after their World Cup exit, making complaints to the officials and reportedly damaging VAR equipment pitchside.

 

  • Southampton have joined the list of clubs interested in signing Rangers winger Ryan Kent, although Ibrox boss Michael Beale remains keen on keeping him at the club on fresh terms.

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Rabiot,  Saint-Maximin, Ronaldo, Bellingham, Fernandez, Locatelli, Fofana, Mendy, Mudryk

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Arsenal are trying to sign 27-year-old France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, who will be out of contract at Juventus in the summer.

 

  • Allan Saint-Maximin hopes France World Cup star Marcus Thuram will turn down a move to Liverpool in favour of linking up with him at Newcastle United.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo‘s “right-hand man” has reportedly arrived in Saudi Arabia as a lucrative transfer to Al-Nassr edges ever closer.
  • Real Madrid are interested in signing 24-year-old Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli, who is on loan at Juventus from Sassuolo, if they miss out on Bellingham or Fernandez.
  • Chelsea have agreed a 12m euros (£10.5m) deal with Molde to sign Ivory Coast forward David Datro Fofana, 20.

 

  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has told German media that he was unable to visit Boris Becker during his prison stay because he was deemed too significant a security risk.

 

  • Leeds have enquired about Everton’s English centre-back Mason Holgate, 26, with Lyon also interested.

 

  • Leeds first-team coach Mark Jackson is in talks with MK Dons over their vacant manager’s position.

 

  • Liverpool and Manchester United are among a number of Premier League clubs monitoring Preston’s 16-year-old Argentine striker Felipe Rodriguez-Gentile, who scored five goals in an FA Youth Cup tie.

 

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• FIFA Delete Tweet That Seems To Mock Cristiano Ronaldo

 

• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Santos, Allister, Busquets, Messi, Mbappe, Felix, Martinez, Ronaldo,

 

  • England midfielder Jude Bellingham‘s preference is to join Real Madrid from Borussia Dortmund, despite interest in the 19-year-old from Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United.

 

  • Chelsea and Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, 30, has snubbed a new six-year contract at Stamford Bridge because he believes the club are not showing him enough “respect” over wages.
  • Benfica have reportedly placed a £105m price tag on midfielder Enzo Fernandez, a potential target for Liverpool and Manchester United, in the wake of a fine set of performances for World Cup champions Argentina.

 

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

 

  • Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive Carlo Nicolini has confirmed Arsenal are interested in signing 21-year-old Ukraine forward Mykhailo Mudryk.

 

  • Crystal Palace are interested in re-signing English defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 25, from Manchester United, three years after they sold him to the Old Trafford club.

 

  • Nottingham Forest have joined Fulham in wanting to sign 29-year-old Mali midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure from Everton.
  • Arsenal are yet to decide whether to let Portugal defender Cedric Soares leave in January, with Fulham leading the chase for the 31-year-old who is also attracting interest from Bayer Leverkusen and Villarreal.

 

  • Gareth Bale is prepared to play on in MLS for at least another season and keen to continue his time with LAFC, while also continuing his international career with Wales.

Thursday's Transfer Gossip:  Santos, Allister, Busquets, Messi, Mbappe, Felix, Martinez, Ronaldo,

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • 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.

 

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• Antonio Conte Backed Harry Kane To Come Back Stronger.

 

• Wednesday’s Transfer Gossip: Zidane, Messi, Ochoa, Allister, Ronaldo, Martinelli, Gvardiol, Costa

 

  • 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.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • 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.