Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is willing to allow Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema leave the club in 2016 and will use the money raised to sign Robert Lewandowski and David de Gea.
Ronaldo has chosen Manchester United as his next destination if he leaves Real. United’s owners, the Glazers, are personally keen on bringing the Portugal international back to Old Trafford.
Brazil coach Dunga said Neymar’s performance has been better than that of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the two players who have shared the Ballon d’Or since 2008.
Reports in Italy claim Jose Mourinho has struck a deal in principle to succeed Louis van Gaal at Manchester United, with contract negotiations allegedly under way.
Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo is under pressure after a poor record in the transfer market.
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is seeking loan move away from Stamford Bridge in January.
But Jose Mourinho will not allow the 19 year old to leave the club in January despite the player wanting to gain more first-team minutes. A number of Premier League & Championship clubs are interested.
Carlo Ancelotti tops Chelsea’s shortlist of candidates to replace Jose Mourinho.
Juventus are keen to bring Chelsea midfielder Oscar to Turin during the January transfer window after chasing him for much of the summer.
Manchester United are in pole position to sign Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda, 19, who is frustrated with a lack of game-time at Stamford Bridge. Arsenal are also interested in the teenager.
United are keen on a move for Ricardo Rodríguez. Louis van Gaal has asked Andries Jonker, Wolfsburg’s former assistant coach, about the Switzerland international.
The Old Trafford club have singled out Porto winger Yacine Brahimi as their primary target for the January transfer window as they look to add a wide player to their ranks.
Meanwhile, Louis van Gaal has instructed his scouts to keep tabs on Bournemouth midfielder Matt Ritchie after a string of impressive showings for the Cherries.
Winger Antonio Valencia has undergone an operation on a foot injury he suffered in last month’s derby, the club have confirmed.
Arsenal have already opened talks for Bayer Leverkusen forward Karim Bellarabi and Schalke defender Benedikt Howedes.
The Gunners are willing to pay Leicester City £10 million to bring winger Jeffrey Schlupp to the Emirates Stadium in January.
Arsene Wenger says doping is rife in football after the Russian athletics drugs scandal.
Robert Lewandowski’s agent has confirmed there is Premier League interest in the Bayern Munich striker but suggested a move is unlikely.
Liverpool are reportedly preparing a bid for 23-year-old Empoli attacker Riccardo Saponara.
Jurgen Klopp is keen to add a new goalkeeper to his squad, with Cologne’s Timo Horn an option. The 22-year-old would cost €9 million.
Gianfranco Zola has pinpointed the poor form of Eden Hazard and Diego Costa as a major reason for Chelsea’s struggles this season
Leicester forward Jamie Vardy says he has moved his wedding to ensure he is available to play for England at Euro 2016.
Vardy was so confident of success when he joined the club from non-league Fleetwood Town in 2012 that he negotiated a clause in his contract for a bonus should he play for England.
Nice winger Hatem Ben Arfa, 28, says his life was hell while he was at former club Newcastle, where he was left to train with the reserves.
Former Newcastle striker Mick Quinn believes the club need to sign a striker in January, but does not think West Ham’s Andy Carroll, 26, is the answer.
Michu is set to join Union Popular de Langreo in the Spanish fourth tier after his Swansea City contract was cancelled this week.
Argentina’s club doctor has warned Lionel Messi he will put himself at risk of long-term injury if he returns in next Saturday’s El Clasico
Disgraced FIFA chief Sepp Blatter will stay in hospital until next week after suffering what has been called a “small emotional breakdown”
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque says he won the World Cup for Spain by accident.
New York City midfielder Andrea Pirlo, 36, appeared to confirm he would not be leaving the club, after posting a picture and tweeting: “Finally back to work #nycfc #BackHome #ny #StopRumours #PirloStyle.”
Paris Saint-Germain have opened talks with Laurent Blanc over a new contract.
Juventus are continuing talks with Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agent over a move for the Paris Saint-Germain forward in January.
Carlos Tevez has revealed he would always cheer on Manchester City over another of his former clubs, Manchester United
Former Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic, 47, tops Championship club Blackburn’s list to succeed the sacked Gary Bowyer. Ex-Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert, 46, is another leading candidate.
World and Olympic long-distance champion Mo Farah wanted to name his son Arsenal but his wife Tania “wasn’t having it”. The 32-year-old is a long-standing Gunners supporter.