Wednesday’s Transfer Gossip: Fati, Mount, Trippier, Adeyemi, De Ligt, Pepi, Bruce

Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Fati, Mount, Trippier, Adeyemi, De Ligt, Pepi, Bruce

  • Spain forward Ansu Fati, 18, is close to signing a new long-term contract with Barcelona which will include the same 1bn euro (£846m) release clause as club and international team-mate Pedri, 18. (Fabrizio Romano via Twitter) 


  • Chelsea are willing to make England midfielder Mason Mount one of their top earners as the club prepare to open contract talks with the 22-year-old. (Goal) 


  • Newcastle are planning a shock swoop for Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone and also want the club’s sporting director Andrea Berta. (The sun)


  • Manchester United are planning a January clear-out with Donny van de Beek and Anthony Martial at the top of the list of those players who could be on their way out of Old Trafford.(the sun)


  • Sergio Aguero might only spend a single season with Barcelona before finally linking up with his friend Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain. (The sun)


  • Atletico Madrid and England right-back Kieran Trippier, 31, who was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United in the summer, has said he would “love” to play in the Premier League again. (Mirror)


  • Spartak Moscow say only 25 Leicester City fans will be in attendance for their Europa League clash on Wednesday.(Daily star)


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  • Liverpool have been told they will have to splash out £67m if they want to sign Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. (Daily express)


  • United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will look to clear out at least five players from his squad when the transfer window opens in January. (Sun) 


  • Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund or RB Leipzig will have to pay between 30m and 40m euros to sign RB Salzburg and Germany striker Karim Adeyemi, 19. (ORF – in German)


  • Newcastle United’s new owners have yet to make contact with manager Steve Bruce after the Magpies’ home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. (Daily Star) 


  • Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, 22, is unhappy with his role at Juventus, leading his agent Mino Raiola to hold talks with Barcelona about a possible move. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • FC Dallas and United States striker Ricardo Pepi has alerted top European clubs including Liverpool and Bayern Munich by handing in a transfer request – but the 18-year-old has already agreed personal terms with Wolfsburg(CBS Sport) 


  • Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has suffered a setback in his recovery from a thigh injury.(the daily telegraph)


  • A Saudi Arabian airline is favourite to become Newcastle’s new sponsor after the favoured option of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s “Vision 2030” project was scuppered by Monday’s Premier League vote.(The daily telegraph)


  • European Super League chiefs are planning a second launch with numerous changes to rules, including no permanent membership and two tiers with 20 clubs each, all based on domestic qualification. (Daily mirror)


  • Manchester City have placed a £67.5m price tag on Raheem Sterling as Barcelona prepare to make a move for the England winger.(The sun)


  • Antonio Conte has reportedly rejected the chance to take over as Newcastle manager as he is holding out for the Manchester United role to become available.(The sun)


  • Aston Villa will need to move quickly to sign River Plate’s Julian Alvarez as Serie A side AC Milan are also interested in the 21-year-old Argentina forward. (Calciomercato – in Italian)


  • Newcastle United and Leeds United will miss out on Blackburn Rovers’ English midfielder Joe Rothwell as the 26-year-old has chosen to sign for Rangers instead. (TEAMtalk) 


  • West Ham United are keeping tabs on Barcelona goalkeeper Neto, 32, who is free to leave the Nou Camp in a January loan deal as long as the club who sign him agree to buy the Brazilian in the summer. (Sport – in Spanish)


  • Ryan Hedges says Aberdeen’s players are not doing enough to ease the pressure on under-fire boss Stephen Glass and have to start showing what they are made of.(daily record)


  • Real Madrid have re-ignited their interest in Sevilla defender Jules Kounde, adding to the competition for Premier League clubs who have long been linked with the France international.(Daily mirror)


  • Manchester United are considering options for Amad Diallo and will make a decision on loaning him out before Christmas.(Daily mirror)

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