- Jadon Sancho will be frozen out at Manchester United this season unless he finds an escape route in Saudi Arabia, according to Rio Ferdinand.
- Al-Ittihad are desperate to land Mohamed Salah and have followed up a whopping £170m offer with a deal that will reach £215m with add ons.
- Manchester United are still trying to offload two forgotten players – Eric Bailly and Donny van de Beek.
- Anderlecht are closing in on the signature of Kasper Schmeichel, after he left Nice last week. The Denmark goalkeeper attracted interest.
- Chelsea are considering making a move for Brentford’s England striker Ivan Toney, when the January transfer window opens.
- Galatasaray are still in talks with Manchester United for Donny van de Beek and could yet sign the midfielder.
- Arsenal hope key midfielder Thomas Partey will be available after the October international break after he suffered an upper leg muscular injury in training last week.
- Anderlecht are closing on the signature of Kasper Schmeichel after he became a free agent last week.
- West Ham are expected to make a short-term contract offer to England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 30, during the international break.