Today’s Top Stories: Kane, Tielemans, Martinez, Aouar, Nandez, Romero, Wijnaldum, Ramsay

Today's Top Stories: Kane, Tielemans, Martinez, Aouar, Nandez, Romero, Wijnaldum, Ramsay

  • England striker Harry Kane could sign a new deal with Tottenham if a release clause is inserted into his contract. The 28-year-old previously believed he had a gentleman’s agreement with chairman Daniel Levy to leave Spurs this summer when Manchester City tried to sign him. (Eurosport)

 

 

  • Former Celtic striker Moussa Dembele will not be part of Lyon’s squad to face Rangers because of a muscle injury and Xherdan Shaqiri could also be absent, according to reports in France.(The sun)

 

 

  • Paul Pogba’s brother, Mathias, says the midfielder has not decided whether he will stay at Manchester United beyond this season but will do so when it’s the ‘right time’.(Daily Mail)

 

 

  • Newcastle are investigating after several of their U23 players were involved in a bar brawl which left individuals with facial injuries.(Daily Mail)

 

 

  • Paris St-Germainsporting director Leonardo says he does not see KylianMbappe leaving the club at the end of the season even though the 22-year-old France striker has yet to agree an extension to his contract, which expires in the summer. (Marca – in Spanish) 

 

 

  • Juventus are considering a move for Manchester City’s 24-year-old Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus but may face competition from Bayern Munich if their Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, 33, decides to move on. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

 

 

  • Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis says he is working on plan for a pan-European league worth £8.5bn that will have qualification based on merit, unlike the plans for a European Super League that collapsed in April. (Mail)

 

 

  • Wayne Rooney has recalled a seething Sir Alex Ferguson jumping over a desk to confront Roy Keane in an explosive bust-up before the Manchester United captain departed Old Trafford.(Daily star)

 

 

  • Spectators who refuse to be vaccinated against coronavirus will be banned from attending Premier League matches and other major sporting events if there is a surge in Covid-19 hospital cases, the Government has confirmed.(The daily telegraph)

 

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  • Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans says he is “keeping his options open” as he continues to negotiate a new deal with Leicester City. The 24-year-old has been linked with Liverpool, Manchester UnitedBarcelona and Real Madrid. (Sky Sports)

 

 

  • Jack Wilshere is open to a surprise return to Arsenal and expects to speak to the club over the coming days.(The sun)

 

 

  • Bernardo Silva is not expected to stay in the Premier League if he leaves Manchester City, dealing a blow to Arsenal who are keen to sign the midfielder.(Daily express)

 

 

  • Tottenham and Atletico Madrid both had bids of at least 90m euros for 24-year-old Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez rejected by Inter Milan in the summer, with Arsenal also being knocked back after making a lower offer. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

 

 

  • Arsenal’s England forward Bukayo Saka has been approached by a number of clubs, but the Gunners consider the 20-year-old “untouchable”. (Here We Go podcast, via Sun

 

 

  • Red Bull are considering taking a further grid penalty by changing Max Verstappen’s power unit for the Russian Grand Prix, where he already faces a three-place drop for crashing into Lewis Hamilton at Monza.(Daily express)

 

 

  • Bayer Leverkusen’s 18-year-old Germany midfielder Florian Wirtz has attracted the interest of a number of un-named Premier League clubs as well as Bayern Munich. (Express)

 

 

  • Chelsea’s chances of signing Sevilla’s 22-year-old France centre-back Jules Kounde will depend on whether or not 28-year-old Germany defender Antonio Rudiger’s contract situation with the European Champions is resolved. (Star)

 

 

  • Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 30, has said that he “expressed the desire to stay” at Liverpool, but eventually left on a free transfer for Paris St-Germain after being made to feel unwanted by the Reds. (L’Equipe – in French)

 

 

  • Arsenal have not abandoned hope of signing Lyon’s France midfielder Houssem Aouar and will target the 23-year-old next summer, but the Gunners will find if difficult to bring him to London unless they qualify for the Champions League. (Todofichajes – in Spanish)

 

 

  • Tottenham are again expected to be among the suitors keen to sign Cagliari’s 25-year-old midfielder Nahitan Nandez, who was also wanted by Inter Milan, Napoli, Roma and Fiorentina, when the transfer window reopens in January. The Serie A side are said to be open to sell the Uruguayan in the new year. (Tuttomercatoweb – in Italian)

 

 

  • Barcelona remain very interested in 23-year-old Argentina defender Cristian Romero, who joined Tottenham from Atalanta in the summer. (Fichajes – in Spanish)

 

 

  • Juventus and AC Milan could make a move for Real Madrid’s 29-year-old Spain midfielder Isco in January. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

 

 

  • Everton are chasing a January move for Aberdeen defender Calvin Ramsay. The Toffees allegedly sent a scout to watch the Scottish 18-year-old play against Motherwell over the weekend. (Scottish Sun) 

 

 

  • Watford are poised to sign 18-year-old free agent forward Jimiel Chikukwa, who left Leeds United in the summer. (Football Insider)

 

 

  • David Moyes is considering turning to Mark Noble to help West Ham handle Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League this week.(The sun)

 

 

  • Gibraltar players snubbed the chance to swap shirts with Erling Haaland after playing Norway last week because of his behaviour towards captain Roy Chipolina following a previous clash between the nations.(The sun)

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