Thursday’sTransfer Gossip: Mbappe, Cavani, Coutinho, Tchouameni, Vlahovic, Dembele

Thursday'sTransfer Gossip: Mbappe, Cavani, Coutinho, Tchouameni, Vlahovic, Dembele

  • Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe may demand an Olympics clause be inserted into any potential contract with Real Madrid after the 22-year-old publicly expressed his desire to represent France at the Paris Games in 2024. (AS – in Spanish)

 

  • Brazilian side Palmeiras are interested in signing Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani, 34, when the Uruguayan’s contract ends next summer. (Daily Express)

 

  • Newcastle are expected to make a move for former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, with Barcelona keen to offload the 29-year-old Brazil international. (Sport)

 

  • Manchester United plan to scout Monaco‘s highly-rated French midfielder AurelienTchouameni, 21, as they step up their search for a replacement for 28-year-old France star PaulPogba.(Football Insider)

 

  • Inter Milan are determined not to let former boss Antonio Conte take any of their players to Tottenham in January with Nicolo Barella and Alessandro Bastoni already having been linked.(Daily express)

 

  • Villarreal manager Unai Emery, 50, turned down a move to Newcastle because the club wanted a clause in his contract which would allow them to sack him if the Magpies are relegated at the end of the season. (Daily Mirror)

 

  • Manchester City have told Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers, 48, they would be interested in him taking over from Pep Guardiola when the 50-year-old Spaniard leaves the Premier League champions. (The Transfer Podcast via Leicester Mercury)

 

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  • Tottenham are leading the race to sign 21-year-old Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic, with the Serbian open to a move to the Premier League. (La Nazione – in Italian)

 

  • Marouane Fellaini has revealed he cried when learning that David Moyes – who had brought him to Old Trafford from Everton – had been sacked by Manchester United in 2013.(Daily mail)

 

  • Chelsea goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli has admitted he is “in awe” of midfielders N’Golo Kante and Jorginho when he works with them in training.(Daily mail)

 

  • Antonio Conte will reportedly pick up nearly £2m from Inter Milan after his next managerial role proved not to be with one of their Serie A rivals.(Daily mail)

 

  • Barcelona are hopeful of tying France winger Ousmane Dembele, 24, down to a new three-year contract by the end of November. Dembele, whose current deal expires next summer, is said to have agreed a pay cut. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

 

  • Everton are considering a move for Real Mallorca and Ghana midfielder Iddrisu Baba, 25, in January. (Fichajes via Daily Mail)

 

  • Newcastle United are set to appoint Eddie Howe as their new manager despite “reservations” about the former Bournemouth boss.(Daily star)

 

  • Paris Saint-Germain officials are said to be concerned at the lack of French being spoken by manager Mauricio Pochettino and star signing Lionel Messi. (Daily star)

 

  • West Ham are set to open talks with defender Ben Johnson over a new contract with his current deal expiring in 2022.(Daily star)

 

  • Wolves plan to “accelerate talks” with RB Leipzig to turn 25-year-old South Korea striker Hwang Hee-chan’s loan into a permanent deal. The Midlands club could also revive their attempts to sign Portugal international Renato Sanches, 24, from French club Lille. (Birmingham Mail)

 

  • Ebere Eze could make a shock return to the Crystal Palace squad this weekend against Wolves, only six months after sustaining a serious Achilles injury.(The sun)

 

  • Newcastle are interested in Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule, according to reports in Germany.(The sun)

 

  • Barcelona will move for 24-year-old Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele in January, but may only be able to afford a loan deal for the Frenchman. (Sport – in Spanish)

 

  • Liverpool director of football Michael Edwards, a key cog in the Reds’ recent success and instrumental in signing the likes of Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk, could move to German side RB Leipzig in January. (Sport Bild via Daily Mail) 

 

  • West Ham right-back Ben Johnson, 21, is to be offered a new contract by the Premier League club after recently breaking into David Moyes’ starting XI. (Daily Star)

 

  • Danny Ings is set to miss out on a reunion with former club Southampton with Aston Villa worried he will not recover from a soft tissue injury in time.(Daily mail)

 

  • Derby County will learn next week whether their appeal against a 12-point deduction has been successful.(Daily mail)

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