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Antoine Griezmann
Antoine Griezmann

Arsenal want to sign Atletico Madrid’s France forward Antoine Griezmann, 24, before Euro 2016.

Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United all seemingly interested.

The Gunners are also interested in signing Russia forward Aleksandr Kokorin from Dynamo Moscow in January, having failed with a loan bid for the 24-year-old this summer.

Chelsea are set to move for Real Madrid’s Jese Rodriguez despite interest from Premier League rivals Arsenal and Aston Villa.

Chelsea scouts have been watching Valencia’s 22-year-old striker Paco Alcacer, with manager Jose Mourinho keen to sign the Spaniard in January.

Besiktas are reportedly still interested in signing Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi and will test the Blues’ resolve with a January offer.

David Moyes, currently at Real Sociedad, would find it hard to turn down an approach from Aston Villa.

Villa boss Tim Sherwood says Chelsea were “fluky” in their 2-0 victory over his side at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Bayern Munich are targeting former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as they fear will lose Pep Guardiola to Manchester City.

Jurgen Klopp says he wanted to sign striker Divock Origi during his time as Borussia Dortmund coach but the 20-year-old chose the Reds instead.

Dortmund and Germany defender Mats Hummels, 26, says he is “convinced” his compatriot Klopp can win the Premier League with the Anfield club.

Reports suggest Liverpool are leading the pack in the race to sign young midfielder Ruben Neves, with Barcelona and Chelsea also interested.

Jurgen Klopp has reportedly told Liverpool to end their pursuit of Barcelona-owned Martin Montoya.

Liverpool will bid for Juventus and Italy star Claudio Marchisio, according to reports in Italy.

Klopp has restricted the visits of his squad’s wives and girlfriends to training complex Melwood.

Former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is not interested in taking over at Aston Villa should Tim Sherwood be sacked at Villa Park.

Report in England claim Spurs have made a formal offer for Valencia attacker Sofiane Feghouli.

Barcelona are said to be willing to part with forward Sandro Ramirez for a fee of around £8 million, with Tottenham and Newcastle reportedly interested.

Newcastle manager Steve McClaren says it will take three “transfer windows” for the club to start to be successful under his stewardship.

McClaren wants Manchester United misfit Victor Valdes to solves his goalkeeping crisis.

David Ospina could consider his Arsenal future if he is dropped from the Champions League line-up against Bayern Munich this week

New Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce wants to sign QPR midfielder Sandro, 26, and plans to move for striker Carlton Cole, 32, along with the West Ham defensive pair of James Collins, 32, and Joey O’Brien, 29.

Manchester United’s Spain midfielder Juan Mata, 27, has had an apparent dig at Mourinho, his former boss at Chelsea, claiming: “If a luxury player is a player who scores and assists and has good stats, then I’m happy to be a luxury player.”

West Brom manager Tony Pulis said his midfielder James McClean, 26, was “not the sharpest tool in the box” after becoming involved in a post-match melee against former club Sunderland.

Manchester City are hoping to re-sign Spanish youngster Jose Angel Pozo and add Sevilla’s 17-year-old centre-back Jose Maria Amo in January. Pozo, 19, was sold to Almeria this summer but City have a buy-back option.

West Ham have been linked with a swoop for Oostende striker Gohi Bi Zoro Cyriac.

Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle apologised to his team-mates and the club’s fans after being sent off in his side’s 3-1 Premier League loss to West Ham.

Romeo Beckham, 13, is expected to follow older brother Brooklyn in leaving Arsenal’s Academy.

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wrote”thanks team-mates and Real Madrid fans for this beautiful moment” after becoming the Spanish club’s all-time leading scorer in his side’s 3-1 win over Levante.

After a 3-1 win at Crystal Palace saw his side go fourth in the Premier League, West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna said:”We really are the Hammers! Four away wins, 10 scored, one conceded. Surprise package they say? We’re comfortable up near the top!”

Wayne Rooney paid tribute to former Everton manager Howard Kendall after his side’s 3-0 victory at Goodison Park and added a further message on Twitterlater on Saturday. “Great man, player and manager,” the 30-year-old former Toffees forward wrote. “RIP Howard.”

United midfielder Ander Herrera said”this is the way we have to react after a defeat” having scored in Manchester United’s win 3-0 at Everton.

After scoring twice from 2-0 down to earn his side a point, Leicester striker Jamie Vardy said:”Once again the fans were amazing! Thank you! #foxesneverquit”

Referee Keith Stroud had to go off injured after colliding with Hull City’s 20-year-old on-loan striker Chuba Akpom during a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.


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