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Barcelona have made contact with Mesut Ozil as they make plans to bring the midfielder back to La Liga on a free transfer.

Philippe Coutinho has reiterated his desire to move to Barcelona, and Liverpool are considering selling the 25-year-old Brazilian playmaker in January.

Real Madrid are considering a January move forParis St-Germain’s Julian Draxler. The 24-year-old midfielder was previously linked with a move to Arsenal.

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has told kicker that “a €100 million player is unacceptable” for the German champions as his club prepare to face big-spending Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Maroune Fellaini, Paul Pogba and Michael Carrick will all miss Manchester United’s Champions League match against CSKA Moscow on Wednesday night, manager Jose Mourinho has revealed.

Manchester United are planning to have contract extensions in place for Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini before January.

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy is flying to Barcelona for tests on a knee injury.

City right-back Kyle Walker, 27, says he is happy striker Sergio Aguero is now in same side as “facing him was nightmare”.

Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner is the favourite to take over at West Ham, should the club sack Slaven Bilic.

Everton will test Paris Saint-Germain’s resolve to keep Edinson Cavani by making a £45m bid for the striker in January.

PSG were forced to transfer list eight players after a FFP threat by UEFA. Angel Di Maria, Javier Pastore, Blaise Matuidi, Lucas Moura, Julian Draxler, Hatem Ben Arfa, Serge Aurier and Thiago Silva were the eight players made available and while only two left, more departures are expected in January.

Shanghai Shenhua have rejected reports Carlos Tevez has been banished from the first team, but did challenge the forward “to show the real stuff.”

The father of a 7-year-old boy who died in the Mexico City earthquake last week has sent a second letter to Cristiano Ronaldo, thanking the Real Madrid star for reaching out to the grieving family and telling the Portuguese striker: “Your gesture has helped to lessen the pain.”

Andre Villas-Boas has escaped suspension from the first leg of the Asian Champions League semifinal after he was investigated for suggesting Guangzhou Evergrande had been responsible for car crashes that disrupted Shanghai SIPG’s route to the quarterfinal second leg.

RB Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuttl had to wait at immigration in Turkey after forgetting that he needed a visa to enter the country for the Champions League match at Besiktas.

Sweden manager Janne Andersson has admitted he is frustrated with the lack of match action Victor Lindelof has seen since joining Manchester United.

AC Milan have put Thomas Tuchel at the top of their managerial wish list should they dismiss Vincenzo Montella.

Napoli star Dries Mertens has appeared to rule out a move to Arsenal or Juventus by admitting that he loves life in the city.

Carlo Ancelotti says “never say never” when asked if he could one day return to manage PSG.

Denis Suarez says he had opportunities to leave Barcelona in the summer, but is determined to become a first-team regular under Ernesto Valverde.

Former Liverpool star and reported Tottenham target Suso has extended his contract with AC Milan until 2022 – however, his new deal does contain a release clause, believed to be €50m.

Youri Tielemans claims he rejected the chance to move to Arsenal this summer before completing his switch to Monaco.

Manchester United and Chelsea are both interested in Genoa striker Pietro Pellegri, but the club will not sell the 16-year-old for anything less than £40m.

Jose Mourinho is “happy” he can be “doing my work normally against Crystal Palace” after avoiding an FA ban.

Former Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer is wanted by Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna.

England midfielder Dele Alli will learn in the coming days if he is to be punished for an offensive gesture made in a World Cup qualifier against Slovakia earlier this month.

Tottenham are preparing a £30m bid for Everton’s Ross Barkley, 23, with their Belgium midfielder Mousa Dembele struggling with a foot problem.

Crystal Palace will be without striker Christian Benteke, 26, for at least six weeks as he recovers from a knee injury.

Leicester have submitted an appeal to Fifa in a bid to finally complete the £25m signing of Adrien Silva, 28, after his deadline-day move was rejected as a result of late paperwork.

Chelsea are preparing to open talks with highly rated attacking midfielder Charly Musonda over a new contract.

Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah, 22, may have to wait for his England breakthrough after a freak knee injury.

Former Arsenal midfielder Fran Merida, 27, who plays for Osasuna in the Spanish second tier, is reportedly a target for Championship side Leeds.

Major sports networks in the United States will simulcast five Liga MX games over Tuesday and Wednesday to support those affected by natural disasters in recent weeks.

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Paris Saint-Germain have told Le Parisien that speculation that Edinson Cavani was offered €1 million by club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to allow Neymar to take penalties is untrue.

Edinson Cavani is a transfer target for AC Milan and the Serie A club are preparing a bid for the PSG striker in January.

Barcelona have been fresh hope of landing £120million Philippe Coutinho in January.

Steven Gerrard says he talked former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez out of signing midfielder Gareth Barry when Xabi Alonso left in 2009.

Jose Mourinho will not face further FA sanctions after being sent off during Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Southampton on Saturday.

Manchester United have taken up an option to extend Luke Shaw’s contract for a further year.

Arsenal target Kepa Arrizabalaga has told Athletic Bilbao he wants a pay rise.
AS report the 22-year-old. who is out of contract at the end of the season, is demanding £1.9m-a-year or £36,000 a week.
Real Madrid and Napoli are also understood to be tracking the young goalkeeper, who has a £61million release clause in his current deal.

Manchester City are ready to offer winger Raheem Sterling, 22, a new deal to ward off interest from Arsenal.
Sterling has three years left on his contract.

Midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 26, is also after an improved Manchester City contract following an impressive start to the season.

Real Madrid want to sign Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli and will offer Mateo Kovacic in a swap deal.
Alli, 21, is under contract at Spurs until 2022.

Real will offer forward Marco Asensio a new contract containing a world-record release clause to deter any approaches for the 21-year-old.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is ready to raid former club Barcelona to sign midfielder Sergi Roberto in the January transfer window.

City are interested in 31-year-old Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 25, thinks it will be tough for Alvaro Morata, 24, to replace outgoing striker Costa but he has made a good start.

Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has slammed compatriot Marco Verratti for trying to force a summer move to Barcelona.

Four of Europe’s biggest clubs had the option to sign Gabriel Jesus for less than Manchester City paid for the Brazilian striker – Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester United or Real Madrid for €25m, only for none of the clubs to make an offer.

Former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistlerooy left the club after a disagreement with Cristiano Ronaldo left manager Sir Alex Ferguson with no choice but to sell him.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has hinted he could soon quit London and return to Italy after admitting he misses life in his homeland.

Juventus full-back Sandro is set to be offered a new contract in Turin to ward off interest from Chelsea and Man City.

Inter Milan are believed to be lining up a January move for Andre Ayew.

Bayern Munich star Kingsley Coman has told Presnel Kimpembe to ignore interest from Liverpool and stay at PSG for the foreseeable future.

Bayern apparently turned down the chance to sign big-name stars such as Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Gabriel Jesus, and Leroy Sane after refusing to enter a bidding war with Premier League suitors.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane turned down the chance to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez over the summer.

Max Allegri has told Gonzalo Higuain he wants to see an improvement in his attitude, with the Juventus striker set for a recall to the side for Wednesday’s CL clash against Olympiacos.

Juventus are refusing to meet the €100m release clause in Jan Oblak’s contract and believe Wojciech Szczesny will be Gigi Buffon’s long-term replacement.

Everton are interested in two Arsenal strikers as they attempt to strengthen their forward line in January.
Manager Ronald Koeman’s admiration for Olivier Giroud, 30, is well known, and Danny Welbeck, 26, is also on his radar.

Fenerbahce midfielder Souza has offered to buy a frustrated fan a new TV after he smashed the screen during the Istanbul derby win against Besiktas.

Everton midfielder Davy Klaassen returned to Ajax, the club where he spent six years before joining the Toffees in the summer, to say goodbye to the fans. Ronald Koeman gave Klaassen permission after he played 55 minutes in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Bournemouth.

West Ham are considering a January move for defender Francesco Vicari, 23, from Serie A side SPAL.

Hammers midfielder Mark Noble, 30, believes Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 24, is worth at least £100m.

Crystal Palace, the Premier League’s bottom club, will play a friendly this week in a bid to rebuild the players’ confidence.

Tottenham have shared pictures from the building site of their new stadium, which is 10 miles away from their current Wembley home.

Chelsea Ladies manager Emma Hayes appears to have ruled herself out of the vacant England women’s job after vowing to stay with her club for the long term.

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Manchester United are preparing a £155m bid for Juventus forward Paulo Dybala.

United have already opened negotiations with the Argentinian’s representatives, with Ed Woodward making them aware of Jose Mourinho’s interest.

Mesut Ozil is set to turn down Arsenal’s offer of a new contract, with the 28-year-old midfielder keen to join Manchester United.

It is believed Ozil’s representatives have already been in touch with United to start the potential deal.

Andrea Belotti is working on a new deal with Torino that will see his release clause, set at €100 million in his current contract, rise even higher.

Inter will rival Manchester United and Arsenal in a battle to sign Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura.

Real Madrid are set to complete a contract renewal for captain Sergio Ramos.

Cristiano Ronaldo tried to persuade singer Madonna to take her adopted son, David Banda, to the Sporting Lisbon academy where he began his career. Madonna, however, opted to take him to Benfica.

Tottenham and Inter Milan are battling it out for the signature of £14m-rated Rennes centre-back Joris Gnagnon.

Dele Alli is being promised moves to Manchester United or Real Madrid by agents vying for his signature.

Manchester United are set to open contract talks with David De Gea in the coming weeks, and are hopeful of the Spaniard signing the deal, amid long-term interest from Real Madrid.

United have asked for CCTV footage in order to identify fans chanting a controversial song about Romelu Lukaku.

Jose Mourinho is transforming part of Manchester United’s training base to celebrate the Class of 2017.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has upped his interest in Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.

Arsene Wenger has said that the Champions League has become less interesting in recent years, as he prepares to take his Arsenal side to Belarus to face BATE Borisov in the Europa League.

Wenger said it “hurt” him more to sell left-back Kieran Gibbs, 27, to West Brom than let midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, join Liverpool.

Aaron Ramsey has been tipped to become a future Arsenal captain by Arsene Wenger.

Liverpool and Everton are both keen on Charlton teenager Ezri Konsa, who was part of England Under-20s’ World Cup-winning squad last summer.

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is set to push through a £40m deal for Olivier Giroud in the new year after failing to land the forward he wanted to replace Romelu Lukaku.

Ronald Koeman admits that misfit striker Oumar Niasse might have stopped him getting sacked with his two goals leading Everton to a 2-1 win over Bournemouth.

Koeman also wants to sign Bournemouth forward Joshua King, 25.

Everton offered £66m – plus a ‘bonus’ – for Chelsea’s Diego Costa but the 28-year-old striker only wanted to play for Atletico Madrid.

Chelsea fans have been warned there will be a “zero tolerance” crackdown on bad behaviour at their Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid amid fears of their reaction towards Spain-bound Diego Costa.

Chelsea say Alvaro Morata was grateful for fans coming up with a new chant for him after recent criticism over an anti-semitic song – he responded against Stoke with a hat-trick.

Diaries published by former Labour Party communications chief Alastair Campbell say Manchester United turned down the chance to sign Franck Ribery in 2006 as Sir Alex Ferguson did not feel he was “good enough” for the club after watching him for only 45 minutes.

United have been told they will need to find £75m to sign Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, who is also a target for Manchester City and Juventus.

Manchester City are ready to demonstrate their faith in Raheem Sterling by offering the winger a new contract.

Arsenal are monitoring Le Havre centre-back Harold Moukoudi, 19, as they look to replace 32-year-old Per Mertesacker, who will retire at the end of the season.

Mark Sampson will receive a £80,000 pay-off from the FA after being sacked as England women’s team manager.

Birmingham City are set to name caretaker boss Lee Carsley as their new permanent manager.

Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot says he has “fallen in love” with the city and leaving the club would break his heart.

Brighton star Solly March has no regrets from missing Newcastle trial chance.

Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack is in talks with Melbourne City,with the 31-year-old set for a loan move.

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has demanded that fellow striker Gareth Bale be dropped to make room for 21-year-old Marco Asensio.

Barcelona reportedly tried to negotiate with Philippe Coutinho without Liverpool’s permission, and had even signed a 20-page agreement with the Brazilian.

Real Madrid are constantly monitoring the progress made by Liverpool forward Sadio Mane.

Real stars have been putting pen to paper to extend their time with the La Liga champions. Dani Carvajal, Karim Benzema, Marcelo and Isco having all renewed over recent weeks and now captain Sergio Ramos is set to join quartet.

Marcelo is set to miss up to a month of action after tearing his hamstring. It leaves Zinedine Zidane without his two senior left-backs, with Theo Hernandez already out with a dislocated shoulder. The Frenchman will have to get creative as he tries to patch up his defence.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has urged Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to sign midfielder Andre Gomes from Barcelona.

Arsenal are hoping to take advantage of a £26.5m release clause in Dries Mertens’ current contract.

The Gunners have opened talks with Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck over new deals as they look to avoid a repeat of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil debacle.

Arsenal have reportedly accepted that they won’t keep hold of Mesut Ozil – and a winter exit to Inter Milan could be on the cards.

Chelsea are leading Liverpool, Tottenham, Southampton, Manchester City and Manchester United in the hunt for Elye Wahi, 14, who is already scoring goals for Caen’s under-17 side and comes from Courcouronnes, the same Paris suburb as Blues midfielder N’Golo Kante.

Former Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko has admitted his surprise at how well Alvaro Morata has taken to life at Stamford Bridge.

“They have found a very good player in Morata,” Shevchenko told reporters at the Best FIFA Football Award ceremony in London on Friday.

Diego Costa is moving everything out of England after quitting Chelsea to return to Atletico Madrid – including the nightclub he had installed in his Surrey mansion.

Manchester United and Arsenal are battling it out for Turkish youngster Ferhat Cogalan after a series of impressive performances for Valencia’s junior sides from the 15-year-old.

Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho hints Luke Shaw is still miles off being his first-choice left-back.

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler says he “wants to be a manager” and has described Steven Gerrard as a “very good coach”

Juventus are hopeful of signing one-time Liverpool transfer target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic but fear they may eventually be priced out.

The Serie A champions thought a package worth €40m (£35.4m) would be enough but Lazio want close to double that and feel they could get such a fee with Manchester City reportedly showing an interest.

Paris Saint-Germain are without Angel Di Maria, Javier Pastore and the world’s most expensive player, Neymar, for their trip to Montpellier. The former Barcelona forward is ruled out with a foot injury but should return for their Champions League match during the week.

Lille sit in 17th place in Ligue 1 and haven’t won since the opening weekend of the season after a 4-0 defeat to Monaco last night. Manager Marcelo Bielsa is not only worried about performances, he’s also concerned about the development of players he signed during the summer: “I feel responsible for the situation. I really regret the price paid by the players for the reality that they have to face.”

Italy striker Andrea Belotti is set to snub a move to Chelsea and instead sign a new deal with Torino.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who is on loan at Crystal Palace from Chelsea, says he has no idea if he has a future with the Blues.

Everton are weighing up a move for Sporting Lisbon striker Seydou Doumbia as Ronald Koeman seeks a long-term replacement for Romelu Lukaku. Doumbia has a reported £55m release clause.

Slaven Bilic has told Andy Carroll he has to show he can stay fit and injury-free this season if he wants to earn a new West Ham contract.

Jurgen Klopp has hailed Mohamed Salah’s immediate impact at Liverpool since his £38m signing from Roma in the summer.

Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy, 23, says he and former Monaco team-mates Kylian Mbappe, 18, Tiemoue Bakayoko, 23, and Bernardo Silva, 23, agreed they would send pictures of themselves at the point of signing for a new club this summer.

Manchester United are set to make a decision about whether Paul Pogba needs surgery on his hamstring injury next week.

Heavyweight boxer Hughie Fury dropped in on Manchester United’s training session on Friday before his world-title fight with WBO champion Joseph Parker this weekend.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino took his players and chairman Daniel Levy out to dinner this week – and picked up the £7,000 bill.

Alternatively, the bill was actually £10,000 for the meal, which was for 50 players and staff at posh West End restaurant The Beast.

American president Donald Trump’s 11-year-old son,Barron, has signed a deal to join MLS side DC United’s under-12 team.

Girona play the biggest game in their history against Barcelona on Saturday – with Man City showing more than a little interest in the fixture.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, has said he never seriously considered leavingBorussia Dortmundfor the Chinese Super League last summer.

Slaven Bilic has told Andy Carroll he has to show he can stay fit and injury-free this season if he wants to earn a new West Ham contract.

Mark Sampson is considering suing the Football Association following his sacking as coach of the England women’s team.

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Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly ready to do battle for a 15-year-old Valencia wonderkid.
Spanish youngster Ferhat Cogalan has been attracting interest throughout Europe, with Galatasaray and AC Milan also keen on the talented attacker.

United are still keeping a close eye on Celtic defender Kieran Tierney.

Manchester City fear they will be beaten to the signature of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez by big-spending Paris Saint-Germain.

Zinedine Zidane wants to sign Alexis Sanchez for Real Madrid in January, according to reports in Spain.

Karim Benzema has said he wants to retire as a Real Madrid player after winning more titles with the Spanish giants.

Linked with a move to Barcelona in the summer, Angel Di Maria was quite happy to stay at Paris Saint-Germain.

Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has called on UEFA to deduct points from overspending clubs, saying Paris Saint-Germain’s owners “laugh” at fines.

Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings has a back injury that will sideline him for at least another month.
Mings has missed Bournemouth’s past two games, victories over Brighton in both the Premier Leagueand Carabao Cup.

Talks between Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and Real Madrid are progressing well.

PSG and Juventus are set to battle it out for Monaco star Fabinho this January.

AC Milan goalkeeper Gigio Donnarumma has revealed that he snubbed Real Madrid because he “feels at home” in Milan.

AC Milan are close to reaching an agreement for the signing of Nicolò Canalicchio, 16, who is contracted with Serie B side Ternana at the moment.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists he no longer dreams of moving to Real Madrid.

Neymar will not be in the Paris Saint-Germain squad for the trip to Montpellier on Saturday because of a minor foot injury.

Arsene Wenger has confirmed Kieran Gibbs was not offered a new contract to stay at Arsenal but believes he should be proud of his career at the club.

Manchester City are hopeful Ilkay Gundogan will be back in action after the next international break after his injury fears were eased.

Liverpool look set to suffer a potential transfer blow, with Inter Milan ready to hand Reds target Zinho Vanheusden a new three-year deal.

Emre Can has vowed to add more goals to his game as he looks to help get Liverpool’s season back on track.

Manchester United will miss out on signing Atletico Madrid strikerAntoine Griezmann,26, as the France international has decided to stay with the La Liga side.

Gareth Barry has revealed that Ronald Koeman “wasn’t happy” when he asked to leave Everton this summer.

Former Arsenal coach Laura Harvey is in contention to succeed Mark Sampson as England women’s manager.

Kurt Zouma admits he wants Stoke City to beat his parent club Chelsea at the bet365 Stadium.

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson will start summer signing Mamadou Sakho at Manchester City on Saturday.

Wilfried Zaha has said Crystal Palace’s decision to sack Frank de Boer after just four Premier League games is a sign of the “ruthless” nature of football.

West Ham will auction shirts worn in this weekend’s London derby to raise money in aid of the Mexican earthquake.
Mexican striker Javier Hernandez, 29, is leading the #YoXMexico initiative alongside international team-mate Miguel Layun.

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Chelsea failed with a final-day offer for Bayern Munich star Rafinha, the Brazilian has admitted.

Chelsea’s sale of Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid means the club have made nearly £500m by selling players they no longer need since January 2014.

Roma striker Edin Dzeko wants a reunion with Wolfsburg in January.

Inter are planning to sign Samir Handanovic to a contract extension to ward off interest from Liverpool.

AC Milan and Inter are interested in signing Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic and will do everything they can to sign him next summer.

Juventus are still interested in signing Monaco midfielder Fabinho.
Monaco have slapped a €60m price tag on the player.

Manchester City fear Paris St-Germain are now favourites to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, who is out of contract next summer and is reported to want £400,000 a week in wages.

Chelsea’s sale of Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid means the club have made nearly £500m by selling players they no longer need since January 2014.

Chelsea and Everton are weighing up offers for Edinson Cavani amid reports he will look for a way out of Paris Saint-Germain, while Napoli are also interested

Manchester United have contacted the agent of Brazilian star Lucas Lima over a January move to Old Trafford, his representative has claimed.

Liverpool and Manchester United have reportedly been alerted to the possibility of signing Napoli star Dries Mertens after details of his exit fee were published in the Italian media.
The player’s exit clause has been set at a rather low €30million – a fee hardly likely to scare off potential suitors.

Paul Pogba, 24, has being ordered to take a 10-day holiday by Manchester United ahead of his rehab for a hamstring injury.

Wayne Rooney has hired an ex-Manchester United bodyguard known as ‘Big Ginge’, who has been driving him to Everton training after his two-year driving ban.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has allocated £180million on new players in Januaryand wants to sign one attacker and one defender on the back of their disappointing start to the season. Forwards Antoine Griezmann, Paulo Dybala and Timo Werner all in their sights, while Bayern Munich star David Alaba and Athletic Bilbao ace Aymeric Laporte are also reported targets

Manchester City scouts were in attendance last night as Lazio suffered a 4-1 defeat to Napoli. City have been linked with a move for €70m-rated Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

Manchester United have earned more than half a billion pounds for the second successive year, with a record-breaking revenue of £581.2m.

Man City boss Pep Guardiola insisted Yaya Toure remains an important part of his squad after the midfielder’s 300th game for the club.

West Ham sent scouts to watch SPAL defender Francesco Vicari on Wednesday night ahead of a possible January swoop.

Arsenal have made an approach to sign 19-year-old Marseille defender Christopher Rocchia.

However, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says the club are no longer interested in signing West Brom’s 29-year-old centre-back Jonny Evans, who was linked with them this summer.

Liverpool are plotting a move for 18-year-old Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano.

Leeds’ versatile defender Conor Shaughnessy has signed a new four-year deal with the Sky Bet Championship club.

Aston Villa are one of five Championship clubs reported to be keeping tabs on Rangers’ Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos, 21, following a goal-laden beginning in Scotland that has seen him score eight times in 10 games.

Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 23, crashed his car on his way home from training – but escaped serious injury.

Before he left for Chelsea, striker Alvaro Morata, 24, warned Real Madrid president Florentino Perez that manager Zinedine Zidane’s preferential treatment of players would hinder the La Liga champions this season.

Former Chelsea and Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o has revealed that he wants to get into management when he finally hangs up his boots.

Romelu Lukaku knows Manchester United fans “meant well with their songs” but hopes everyone can move on from chanting Kick It Out called “racist”.

Barcelona’s record signing Ousmane Dembele has revealed he will be back “in two months” time after suffering a torn thigh muscle.

Jeremy Mathieu claims Neymar quit Barcelona for PSG to give himself a chance to win the Ballon d’Or.

Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Sevilla have all joined Newcastle, Tottenham and Crystal Palace in the race to sign £17.5m-rated Besiktas star Cenk Tosun.

Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta has admitted his club have held talks over a possible deal for Genoa’s teenage sensation Pietro Pellegri. The 16-year-old is also wanted by Milan, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Beppe Marotta says the Italian club will be powerless to prevent forward Paulo Dybala leaving for Barcelona if the 23-year-old wants the move.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has advised Real Madrid to beat arch-rivals Barcelona to the signing of Manchester United teenager Angel Gomes.

Real Madrid have targeted Harry Kane as the long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo, and are ready to pay £120million to land the striker.

Real president Florentino Perez has drawn up a five-man shortlist to replace their record-breaking goalscorer Ronaldo, who at the age of 32, is in the autumn of his career.
Sergio Aguero, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Robert Lewandowski have all been mentioned as possible targets.

Jose Mourinho is planning an offer for Alexis Sanchez in a bid to convince him to join Manchester United.

Everton have punished Wayne Rooney for his drink-driving incident by fining him two weeks wages, but there is a positive twist.
The money that Everton will fine Rooney with will all go to the clubs charity, Everton in the Community.

Wayne Rooney will still be offered the chance to become a Manchester United ambassador despite admitting drink-driving.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba credits Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes as the two players who have had the biggest impact on his Old Trafford career.

Barcelona are hoping to beat Bayern Munich to the signing of Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.

AC Milan want to beat Chelsea and Manchester United to the signing of Genoa starlet Pietro Pellegri by agreeing a January deal.

Liverpool were willing to sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona and had lined up Thomas Muller as his replacement.

Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez has dropped the biggest hint yet that he is ready to move to the Premier League.

Athletic Bilbao winger Inaki Williams has revealed that he was pleased to be linked with a move to Liverpool.

Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano has been chosen by UEFA to host the 2019 Champions League final.
Atletico’s new stadium only opened on Saturday for their 1-0 La Liga win over Malaga, but has now been selected to stage European club football’s biggest game next season on June 1, 2019.

Manchester United target Ivan Perisic has no release clause in his new contract, Inter Milan have confirmed.

Manchester City have been using the persuasive powers of Brazil midfielder Fernandinho to help secure their transfer targets.

City striker Gabriel Jesus is set for a new deal, with the club preparing to double the 20-year-old’s wages to £150,000 a week.

Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi has said there is no rift between Neymar and Edinson Cavani.

Lazio have reportedly named their asking price for Manchester City and Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

Werder Bremen will sign U.S. under-20 international attacker Josh Sargent when he turns 18 in February.

FIFA has launched an investigation into Chelsea’s recruitment of youth players, it has been revealed.

Liverpool could lose Emre Can on a free because they cannot agree on a release clause with the midfielder.

Arsene Wenger has signalled a clear desire to offer Jack Wilshere a new contract if he proves his fitness by admitting that it would be “a dream” for the midfielder to finally realise his potential with Arsenal.

Arsenal are eyeing a possible January move for PSG man Julian Draxler.

Burton Albion midfielder Matty Lund says he twice turned down moves to Manchester United.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola eased any worries over Ilkay Gundogan’s fresh injury scare last night.

Head coach Antonio Conte says Chelsea need David Luiz to play against Atletico Madrid with a broken wrist.

Arsene Wenger has admitted he once fell short in efforts to bring midfielder Gareth Barry to Arsenal.

Former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini believes he still has a future in the game. The 33-year-old has been a free agent since leaving Crystal Palace at the end of last season.

Former Newcastle United manager Steve McClaren has emerged as a surprise candidate for the vacant managerial position at Birmingham City.

Former Middlesbrough striker Fabrizio Ravanelli is among more than 30 applicants for the manager’s job at Chesterfield.

Barcelona players showed their support for team-mate Ousmane Dembele, who has had hamstring surgery, by wearing shirts featuring the message ‘Courage Ousmane’ before their match against Eibar.

England Women’s head coach Mark Sampson has been sacked after information came to light about his conduct during his time at Bristol Academy.

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Neymar reportedly wants his PSG team-mate Edinson Cavani sold after the pair argued during the weekend win over Lyon.

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck will miss at least the next three weeks with a groin injury, manager Arsene Wenger confirmed on Tuesday.

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot.

Former Manchester City youngster Jadon Sancho is still waiting for clearance to play for new club Borussia Dortmund.
Sancho, 17, cost Dortmund around £10mwhen he joined from City on transfer deadline day at the end of August.

Manchester City have opened talks with Gabriel Jesus’ entourage over a new contract.

City are attempting to sign 17-year-old goalkeeper Berke Ozer from Turkish club Altinordu.

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 29, is yet to accept a new contract offer as his advisers hold out for an improved deal.

United are concerned about losing Angel Gomes, with the 17-year-old forward yet to sign his first professional contract.

Manchester United are tracking the progress of Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini in addition to his team-mate Radja Nainggolan.

Chelsea are interested in signing Genoa ace Pietro Pellegri.

Pellegri became the youngest player ever to score a Serie A double – reducing his father, Marco, to tears in the process.

Luke Shaw, 22, is set to make his first competitiveManchester Unitedappearance of the season whenBurton Albionvisit Old Trafford in the EFL Cup on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Gimenez is set to disappoint his suitors by signing a new contract at the club.

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, 21, is not in negotiations with the club over a new contract, according to Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Spurs have joined the race to sign Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun.

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery must reach the Champions League semi-finals this season if he wants to stay in his job.

Real Madrid are looking at Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa as a potential long-term replacement for Keylor Navas following their protracted pursuit of Manchester United’s David de Gea.

Dani Carvajal has credited the exit of Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid as the turning point in his career after he signed a new deal to 2022.

Barcelona failed in a €140m offer for Antoine Griezmann this summer after Atletico Madrid insisted he would only leave for his €200m exit fee.

Barcelona also failed in an effort to prise Saul Niguez from Atleti.
Barca apparently bid €80million for Saul, with the player’s release clause set at €150million.

Chelsea star Eden Hazard keeps calling Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over sorting him out a move to Spain.

Manchester United are amongst a raft of Premier League sides — including Liverpool, Man City and Everton — looking to capitalise on the closing down of Huddersfield Town’s youth academy.

Jack Wilshere is set to run down the final year of his Arsenal contract and look to seal a move to West Ham.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he has renewed his contract with the Spanish champions, although the deal has not yet been announced officially.

AC Milan have targeted a move for Udinese midfielder Seko Fofana.

Liverpool target Stefan De Vrij is not nearer to signing a new contract at Lazio.

Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United are facing the threat of legal action after leading clubs were told they should “hang their heads in shame” at breaking a collective promise to meet minimum standards for disabled fans.

Portuguese newspapers claim that Everton scouts attended Saturday’s league game between Boavista and Benfica to check on Raul Jimenez.

Sunderland and Everton players will wear the logo of the Bradley Lowery Foundation on their shirts for Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup third-round clash between the clubs.

Derby County could make a move for midfielder Joe Ledley, 30, who is a free agent after leaving Crystal Palace in the summer.

Brendan Rodgers says Dedryck Boyata is the next Celtic player he wants to secure on an extended contract.

Jay Heaps has been fired as the manager of the New England Revolution, the MLS club confirmed on Tuesday.
Heaps was let go with five games remaining in the regular season after spending six seasons in charge of the Revs, compiling a regular season record of 75-81-43.

Tab Ramos has agreed to an extension with U.S. Soccer to remain coach of the United States under-20 team and youth technical director.

Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick has been banned from all football-related activities for six years by FIFA’s ethics committee.

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane is Real Madrid’s ‘Plan B’ if they fail to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.

Real Madrid have started talks with Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, 28, over a move in January – but senior players at the Spanish club don’t want the Chilean to join.

Arsenal and Everton are battling Atletico Madrid to sign Uruguayan winger Federico Martinez – the man branded the new Angel Di Maria.

Arsenal saw a £35m bid to sign Daniele Rugani from Juventus fail this summer.

The Gunners want to sign PSG winger Lucas Moura in January.

RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita has been banned for three matches after being sent off for a high boot challenge on Borussia Monchengladbach’s Christoph Kramer on Saturday.

Leipzig are reportedly on the brink of tying down young central defensive prospect Dayot Upamecano to a bumper new deal.

Atletico Madrid have made a final €65m bid for wantaway Chelsea striker Diego Costa.

Agent Mino Raiola has now plans to engineer a move to Barcelona, Man Utd or Chelsea for new client Marco Verratti – and believes his career can continue to thrive at PSG.

Genoa’s 16-year-old sensation Pietro Pellegri is being linked with moves to Arsenal, Manchester City and AC Milan after becoming the youngest player to score a Serie A brace this weekend.

Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to drink driving.

Everton fans are questioning their club’s decision to sign a sleeve sponsorship deal with Angry Birds as they are worried the logo may contain red.

Manchester United tried to sign Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in the summer, according to his agent Mateja Kezman.

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has ruled out a future transfer to PSG after insisting he would only ever sign for Lille in Ligue 1.

Adrien Silva has returned to Portugal as Leicester continue to wait on his availability.
The Portugal international is not allowed to train with the Foxes after FIFA blocked his £22m switch from Sporting Lisbon because his documentation was received by the FA 14 seconds after the deadline.

Leicester rejected bids from bothTottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth for 21-year-old winger Demarai Gray this summer.

Jose Mourinho believes former striker Wayne Rooney, 31, will return to Old Trafford in the future after leaving for Everton in the summer.

Manchester City will open talks with Kevin de Bruyne, 26, over a new contract and the Belgium midfielder could double his existing £6m-a-year wages.

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck, 26, could face a lengthy lay-off after limping off with a suspected groin tear in the 73rd minute against Chelsea.

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 30, says Arsenal passed up on the opportunity to re-sign him when he returned to England from Barcelona in 2014.

Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko’s former youth club Montrouge are getting two minibuses as part of his £40m move from Monaco.

Paris St-Germain could run out of Neymar shirts after selling 120,000 in the last month.

Former Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka has rejected the chance to manage Alaves.

Jurgen Klopp insists strong starts to the season by Manchester United and Manchester City have not placed added pressure on Liverpool.

Klopp has reportedly told Daniel Sturridge he has until the end of the year to prove his worth to Liverpool – or face being sold, possibly as early as January.

Ernesto Valverde has said the injury that has sidelined record Barcelona signing Ousmane Dembele for the next four months could have been partially caused by inexperience.

Manuel Neuer has been ruled out of Bayern Munich’s trip to Schalke on Tuesday and could face a longer spell on the sidelines with a foot injury, according to German newspaper Bild.

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic believes it is “almost impossible” to partner Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez in attack.

Rio Ferdinand is expected to announce his intention to take up professional boxing at the age of 38.

Schalke are prepared to offer Leon Goretzka a club record €10 million-a-year contract in a bid to persuade the midfielder to sign a new deal.

Celtic midfielder Scott Brown, 32, hasn’t ruled out signing another contract extension at the age of 34 despite only penning a new two-year deal last week.

Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, has reportedly sold his fleet of cars as he prepares to leave Stamford Bridge and return to Spain.

Leeds are planning to sign Argentinian striker Emiliano Buendia from Getafe in January.

Former England manager Sam Allardyce, 62, could appear on ITV’s ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here’ for a six-figure sum.

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Manchester United reportedly fear that Paul Pogba could be sidelined until the new year following his hamstring injury.

However, United manager Jose Mourinho have rubbiseg the report and insists he still does not know how bad Paul Pogba’s hamstring injury is.
“It’s a muscular injury in the hamstring but we have a normal procedure and wait a few more days. It’s completely nonsense information.”

Robert Lewandowski is heading for the Bayern Munich exit this January, with Manchester City linked to the Poland international.
Chelsea and Manchester United have been discussed as possible destinations for Lewandowski, but “the striker’s familiarity with his former boss could trump either of those ­rival suitors” the report claims.

Real Madrid playmaker Isco has admitted that he has been the subject of Barcelona transfer talk, but never wanted to make the move happen. “There was some contact from Barca, but I never listened to it,” he said.

Real Madrid defender Marcelo’s eight-year-old son netted a hat-trick on his Real Madrid youth team debut.

Paris St-Germain defender Marquinhos has revealed his team-mate Neymar is struggling to get to grips with the French language after his move from Barcelona.

PSG are looking to offload up to five players in January with wingers Julian Draxler, 23, Angel di Maria, 29, and Lucas Moura, 25, all said to be heading for the exit.

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, 28, was told by team-mate Luka Modric to consider a move to Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho has sent scouts to watch an Atletico Madrid star and a Roma midfielder – Radja Nainggolan and Saul Niguez as Roma drew 0-0 with Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last week.

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool did not sign another centre-half after missing out on Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk, 26, because he could not find the right alternative.

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino was happy to sell Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool, but the board did not allow it, a report claims.

Leicester are set to complete the £22m signing ofSporting Lisbon midfielder Adrien Silva after approval from Fifa.

Tottenham are interested in Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes, 24, which could put any move for Everton’s Ross Barkley, 23, in doubt.

Everton have stepped up their interest in Uruguay winger Federico Martinez, 21, who plays for Liverpool FC in Montevideo.

Dele Alli has opened talks with Tottenham over a new deal at the club.

Philippe Coutinho admits Barcelona’s persistent interest was difficult to ignore but insists he remains committed to Liverpool.

Barcelona reserve Aleix Vidal is an AC Milan target. The Italian giants are interested in taking the Spaniard on loan in January following a long-term injury to their first-choice right-back, Andrea Conti.

Chelsea target Alex Sandro could be set for a new deal with Juventus. The reigning Serie A champions saw off Premier League interest over the summer and could now offer the Brazilian an improved contract until 2022.

AC Milan are looking to add a box-to-box midfielder, with Kerem Demirbay, Jakub Jankto, Leon Goretzka, Milan Badelj and Alfred Duncan all possible options.

Former Arsenal target Kostas Manolas is set to sign a new contract with Roma. The centre-back, who nearly joined Zenit Saint Petersburg in the summer window, could extend his deal to 2021 with a release clause of €35m (£30.8m).

Former Tottenham Hotspur target Mark Uth could leave Hoffenheim at the end of the season. The German striker’s current contract runs out next summer and he has yet to put pen to paper on a new deal.

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, 25, interests Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus.

Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool are being chased by video streaming sites Netflix and Amazon Prime over a fly-on-the-wall documentary.

Watford are interested in Olympiacos right-back Omar Elabdellaoui, 25. The Norway captain is out of contract next summer.

Stoke and England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 24, says he welcomes speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United.

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne will land a new £200,000-a-week deal.

Yaya Toure is bewildered about being frozen out of the Manchester City first team.

Manchester City have landed a £700,000 windfall from Denis Suarez’s substitute appearance for Barcelona in the Catalans’ win at Getafe.

Marouane Fellaini has opened talks with Manchester United about a new contract.

Eden Hazard has been urged to join Paris Saint-Germain by his Belgium national teammate Thomas Meunier.

Liverpool and Chelsea are fighting it out to poach rookie winger Joseph Hungbo from Crystal Palace.

Daniel Sturridge’s long-term Liverpool future is shrouded in doubt – with the Merseyside club still to open talks about a new contract.

Nice midfielder Jean Seri has vowed to stay until at least the end of the season. The 26-year-old interests Barcelona.

Having impressed against Lazio in Europa League action for Vitesse Arnhem, Milot Rashica could be the subject of a January bid from the Roman side. The 21-year-old, who is also wanted by Napoli, has a €10m (£8.8m) price tag.

Germany international Timo Werner has emerged as a Real Madrid target, and the striker is pleased to hear the rumours. “Of course it makes me happy to hear that clubs like Madrid are interested in me,” he admitted. “I would be lying if I said it didn’t interest me.”

The ex-agent of reported Liverpool and Inter Milan target Emre Mor has spoken out in a bizarre rant on social media.
Both the Serie A side and Liverpool had been linked with signing the Turkey starlet last summer, but the player eventually sealed a switch to Spanish outfit Celta Vigo.
“Soon The Italian Media Will Know The Truth And Let This Lesson Teach Clubs Not To Play With Football Careers ! Too Be Continued ……….!” the message read.

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Crystal Palace have announced the departure of assistant manager Sammy Lee following the appointment of Roy Hodgson as the club’s new boss.

Manchester United are targeting a move for Roma’s teenage winger Mirko Antonucci, who has yet to sign his first professional contract.

United have added Benfica winger Andrija Zivkovic to their wanted list.

Baseball hero Billy Beane is part of a consortium set to take over Championship club Barnsley.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said he wants more from Gareth Bale as injuries and suspensions bite ahead of the visit to Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Real president Florentino Perez has made contact with Alexis Sanchez’s representatives over a potential deal for the Arsenal striker.

Diego Costa is edging ever closer to a move to Atletico Madrid, but the Spanish club are waiting for Chelsea to respond to their latest offer. A bid of €60m (£53.2m) has been made, but the make-up of the deal includes payment in installments and plenty of performance related add-ons.

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has yet to hold any discussions with the club regarding a new contract.

Barcelona will not return with a fresh offer to sign Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho in January.

Julian Draxler is unhappy since Neymar’s arrival at Paris Saint-Germain and will push for a move to Barcelona in January.

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has called on his agent to find him a move in the summer of 2018.

Thomas Muller would prefer to join Manchester United, if he leaves Bayern Munich for a transfer to the Premier League.

PSG are relying on the combined marketing power of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to recoup around €400m (£354.8m) as they look to avoid financial fair play trouble.

Inter Milan will make an approach for Adrien Rabiot, after it was revealed his mother and agent, Veronique, has set certain stipulations if he’s to sign a new contract at PSG, including a preferred position on the left of midfield.

Inter Milan and Napoli are interested in signing Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer during the January transfer window.

Aymeric Laporte is set to reject Barcelona in favour of a £57 million move to Real Madrid, according to a report.

Liverpool are among the clubs showing an interest in Fiorentina’s teenage winger Federico Chiesa.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says midfielder Dele Alli, 21, needs to keep his focus on his football as six of football’s biggest agencies try to sign him up.

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, 28, says he is concentrating on trying to win trophies with Spurs while the Belgium international’s father and agent sort out his contract.

RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner is open to a move to the Premier League, but Real Madrid are likely to rival any bid for the 21-year-old Germany international.

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu says forward Lionel Messi is already playing under the terms of his new contract with the club, even though the 30-year-old has yet to sign it.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic expects Manchester United to achieve great things this season – and to return from injury better than ever.

Manchester United should sign Real Madrid and France defender Raphael Varane, 24, and Borussia Dortmund’s 28-year-old Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, says former United striker Louis Saha.

Everton have to sign a number nine in the January transfer window to stand any chance of qualifying for Europe, says former England midfielder Owen Hargreaves.

Everton defender Michael Keane, 24, says former club Manchester United “showed a lot of interest” in signing him in the summer but he chose a switch to Goodison Park from Burnley for more first-team football as he “wasn’t as big a fan” of United as he had been.

West Brom’s Chinese owners have rejected an approach from a US investor to buy the club.

Burnley defender James Tarkowski, 24, has rejected an approach to play for Poland as he is hopeful of turning out for England.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola fears academy midfielder Brahim Diaz, 18, could be tempted by a move toReal Madrid.

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez is confident defender and captain Jamaal Lascelles, 23, will soon sign an improved contract.

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Mame Biram Diouf has penned a new three-year contract at Stoke to keep him at the club until 2020.

Manchester United have agreed to sign 15-year-old midfielder Charlie McCann from Coventry.

Real Madrid midfielder Isco agrees a new five-year deal with the club until the end of the 2021-2022 season.

Casemiro says the booing of Gareth Bale by sections of the Real Madrid support is completely wrong.

Real Madrid are expected to complete the signing of 17-year-old Rodrigo Rodrigues from Novorizontino.

Goalkeeper Tom Heaton has had surgery on a shoulder injury and is expected to be out “for months”, Burnley manager Sean Dyche has announced.

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, is wanted by Real Madrid.

Arsene Wenger will move to bring former Chelsea forward Juan Cuadrado back to the Premier League from Juventus if Alexis Sanchez leaves Arsenal.

Paul Pogba is set to be out for between a month and six weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained in Tuesday’s Champions League win over Basel.

Leicester defender Christian Fuchs has suffered a ‘nasty’ eye injury in a freak accident during training, says manager Craig Shakespeare.

The Foxes are preparing to launch an appeal against FIFA’s decision to deny the registration of Adrien Silva.

Real Madrid are set to rekindle their interest in Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea and Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard next summer.

Real have joined the race to sign Barcelona target Maxime Lopez.

Inter are planning to double the release clause in Mauro Icardi’s contract to £190 million in an effort to fend off interest from the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United.

Juventus are plotting a shock January move for Wales star Gareth Bale in a bid to beat Manchester United to his signature.

Pepe insists he feels no sadness over his departure from Real Madrid earlier this year. The Portugal defender joined Besiktas on a free transfer during the summer.

Timo Werner has admitted he could leave RB Leipzig next summer, saying there are 10 clubs he’s consider signing for.

Massimiliano Allegri has told Juventus officials he wants to sign Chelsea’s Pedro this January.

Juventus are interested in signing Joaquin Ardain, who is known as the “little Cavani” in Uruguay. The player is also wanted by Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester City, Liverpool and Porto.

Inter Milan and Liverpool have sounded out Fiorentina over the possibility of signing Federico Chiesa.

Napoli are negotiating with Algerian full-back Faouzi Ghoulam over a new deal at the Stadio San Paolo amid fresh talk linking the player with Chelsea.

Carlo Ancelotti will seek a return to the Premier League next summer if Bayern Munich trigger a break clause in his three-year contract as head coach.

Neymar has said his focus is firmly on helping new club Paris Saint-Germain to win trophies rather than landing the Ballon d’Or.

New Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has been promised £40 million in transfer funds for the January window to save the club from relegation

Roy Hodgson is plotting a January move for Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25.

Former PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu has spoken about his new-found happiness since his move to Torino.

Adrien Rabiot, superb in Paris Saint-Germain’s 5-0 win over Celtic in the Champions League, is out of contract in 2019.
His mother, and agent, has set three conditions that the club will have to meet if she and the Arsenal transfer targetare to agree to any contract: the club must have an exciting project; he must be playing in his correct position (left of the central midfield); and they need to sign a new defensive midfielder.

Former Newcastle United playmaker Hatem Ben Arfa could be integrated back into the PSG squad this weekend.

Former Premier League striker Marcus Bent, 39, has signed for ninth-tier Southern Combination League side Wick.

Arsenal and Leicester tried to sign 29-year-old Schalke defender Benedikt Howedes before the Germany international joined Juventus on loan, says his agent.

Tottenham, Everton and Burnleyare all interested in Werder Bremen midfielder Thomas Delaney, 26.

Tottenham and England midfielder Dele Alli, 21, is being courted by super agents Jorge Mendes and Mino Raiola.

Santos president Modesto Roma Junior has confirmed that Paris Saint-Germain will pay the Brazilian club nearly €9 million in solidarity money after Neymar’s €222m summer move from Barcelona.

The Spanish Football Association (RFEF) appeals committee on Thursday downgraded Marcelo’s two-match ban for kicking Levante’s Jefferson Lerma to one match.
The Brazilian will only miss the match on Sunday against Real Sociedad, and will be available to return again next Wednesday for a La Liga match against Betis.

Arsene Wenger denies reports that contract negotiations with playmaker Mesut Ozil have broken down. The 28-year-old’s current deal at the Emirates expires at the end of this season.

Doubts are being raised over Gonzalo Higuain’s ability to perform against the best teams in the Champions League.

On loan at Valencia from Manchester United, 21-year-old midfielder Andreas Pereira has no idea if there is a clause in his contract that would see him switch back to Old Trafford during the January window.

The FA sends a video to Fifa in a bid to prove that Dele Alli’s middle-finger gesture was aimed at England team-mate Kyle Walker.

Fernando Llorente says he joined Tottenham over Chelsea after a last-minute call from Mauricio Pochettino on Deadline Day.

Craig Bellamy has likened Harry Kane to Real Madrid legend Raul after his display in Tottenham’s 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.

Fulham claimed their first home win of the season as Stefan Johansen sealed a 2-1 victory over Hull at Craven Cottage.

Everton are reportedly tracking Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston, who caught the eye in his battle with Neymar in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Cologne fans marched through central London this afternoon ahead of tonight’s Europa League tie against Arsenal.

The four pots for the World Cup finals draw will all be allocated based on the FIFA World Ranking, following a decision taken by the Organising Committee for FIFA Competitions on Thursday.

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Manchester United are plotting a shock move to sign Mesut Ozil on a free transfer next summer.

Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey will both be rested for Arsenal’s Europa League opener against Cologne on Thursday, although manager Arsene Wenger hinted he will use a strong squad for the game.

Jose Mourinho believes Paul Pogba could be out for a “few weeks” after lasting just 18 minutes in Man Utd’s Champions League opener.

Mourinho accused his players of jeopardising Champions League victory over Basel by playing “Playstation football”.

Diego Costa has arrived in Madrid and plans to live in the Spanish capital until he finalises his return to Atletico Madrid in the January transfer window.

Atletico Madrid are increasingly confident they have made a breakthrough in negotiations to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea.

Jack Wilshere will end his long association with Arsenal in January after agreeing a move to Fenerbahce.

Arsenal are continuing to follow the progress of Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto.

Real Madrid are tracking the progress of Manchester City’s teenage forward Brahim Diaz.

Marco Asensio will miss Real Madrid’s Champions League opener against Apoel Nicosia because of an infected pimple.

Tottenham’s Dele Alli starts a three-game European ban against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
The midfielder was sent off for a dangerous tackle as Gent knocked them out of the Europa League in February.

Barcelona are ready to end their interest in Philippe Coutinho and will instead pursue a January deal for Jean-Michael Seri.

Zinedine Zidane has revealed that he wanted Alvaro Morata to stay at Real Madrid, and that the club now lack a centre forward.

Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta insists his side have never received an approach for Barcelona for Paulo Dybala.

Iker Casillas has confirmed he decided to stay at Porto this summer and reject a possible move, with Liverpool among his suitors.

Patrik Schick’s agent has revealed that the player had a better offer from PSG, but chose to join Roma from Sapdoria for the good of his career.

Inter Milan beat Atletico Madrid to the signing of defender Milan Skriniar, it has emerged.

Mathieu Debuchy was close to joining Nice from Arsenal this summer, but the move broke down late in the day.

Elvis Kabashi will join Serie C side AS Viterbese Castrense as a free agent after he was allowed to leave Juventus this summer.

Celtic have been charged by Uefa after a fan ran on to the pitch and aimed a kick at Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe.

Argentina forward Carlos Tevez is “overweight” and will not play for Shanghai Shenhua until he gets fit, says the club’s new coach Wu Jingui.
“Both [Tevez] and Freddy Guarin are overweight. When you are on the pitch, if you can’t play at 100%, then it is completely meaningless.”

Former FIFA official Miguel Maduro has said he banned Vitaly Mutko from football’s ruling council in March after resisting strong pressure from the FIFA leadership.

Maduro — who chaired the governance committee of world football’s governing body before being removed from the post in May — prevented Mutko, a Russian deputy prime minister who is head of the 2018 World Cup organising committee, from seeking re-election to the council on grounds of political interference.

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Barcelona offered €45m and a further €5m in add-ons, but failed to match PSG’s €60m asking price for Angel Di Maria.

Barca have delayed the signing of Palmeiras defender Yerry Mina, 22, in order to avoid upsetting Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano.

Reported Manchester United target Paulo Dybala has hinted he would consider a move to Barcelona if he ever left Juventus.

Paris Saint-Germain did not offer Kylian Mbappe the best financial package, according to their president Nasser al-Khelaifi.

Nasser al-Khelaifi is “confident” the club has not broken Financial Fair Play regulations after the £200m world-record signing of Neymar, 25, and the potential £165m transfer of striker Kylian Mbappe, 18.

Carlo Ancelotti has said speculation he is planning to take a job in China is “a joke” as he set his sights on Champions League glory with Bayern Munich.

Goalkeeper Ederson has been named in Manchester City’s squad for their opening Champions League group game against Feyenoord on Wednesday.

Ederson has returned to training wearing protective headgear following his clash with Liverpool’s Sadio Mane.

The Football Association has upheld Sadio Mane’s three-game ban after his red card in Liverpool’s 5-0 defeat to Manchester City.

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has returned to work.
Benitez, 57, had been forced to watch Sunday’s 1-0 win at Swanseafrom home as he recovered from surgery to deal with an infection following a hernia operation two years ago.

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 28, says there was an “argument” for moving to Manchester United and becoming the team’s biggest star but he stayed at the Bernabeu as “the main thing, when you look back on your career, is that you look at your trophies”.

Trabzonspor manager Muharrem Usta says he held “direct talks” with Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, about a loan move to the Turkish club “but the move stalled at the last moment”.

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba claims Tottenham defender Serge Aurier, 24, who joined Spurs from Paris St-Germain, has signed for the wrong team.

Chelsea newcomer Antonio Rudiger performed his version of Lil Wayne’s 2008 hit A Milli as his initiation song – which was recorded on Michy Batshuayi’s Instagram story.

West Ham missed out on signing the former Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle, 26, from Borussia Dortmund on transfer deadline day.

Liverpool target Stefan de Vrij, 25, is also attracting interest from Inter Milan and Juventus, who are keen to sign the Lazio defender on a free transfer.

Former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, had no intention of returning to Italy this summer rather than re-signing forManchester United.

Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann has added to speculation that he could one day coach Bayern Munich by revealing his wife and children will move to Munich, and suggesting it is his dream club.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has begun planning a major attacking overhaul.

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is holding out an olive branch for Andres Iniesta, saying the club is in his blood and he should not consider leaving.

Roy Hodgson is finalising a deal to become the new Crystal Palace manager on a two-year contract, and will receive a bonus if Palace remain in the Premier League.

Real Madrid star Marco Asensio insists he would not join PSG, while he has hinted he chose the Bernabeu giants over a move to rivals Barcelona.

Atletico Madrid will finally complete the signing of Diego Costa from Chelsea this week.

AC Milan have hit back at super-agent Mino Raiola over his claims about their star goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Leicester are confident winger Demarai Gray, 21, will sign a new contract worth £50,000 a week.

Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown, 20, has signed a pre-contract with Manchester City and will join the club in January.

Leipzig are hopeful of keeping Liverpool and Real Madrid striker Timo Werner. Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff: “We play in the Champions League. We offer Timo the chance to make the next step. We are totally relaxed.”

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill is arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff’s Court on 10 October.

Sky will be able to stream all midweek Championship matches after agreeing a new £600m five-year domestic rights deal with the English Football League.

South African football chiefs have agreed a 2018 World Cup qualifying tie against Senegal should be replayed “on ethical and moral grounds”.
World governing body Fifa ordered the replay after the referee for the original game, Joseph Lamptey, was bannedfor manipulating the match.
The South African Football Association (Safa) had been considering an appeal but now says it agrees with Fifa.
However it said it would appeal should the referee’s ban be overturned.

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Antione Griezmann and Gareth Bale are Manchester United’s top two summer targets.

United are keeping their number seven shirt free for 26-year-old striker Antoine Griezmann, whom they believe they can eventually sign from Atletico Madrid for £100m.

Thomas Muller says he was given the chance to sign for Manchester United two years ago, but is happy at Bayern Munich.

Manchester United are close to finalising a new contract with Ander Herrera.

United are still interested in pursuing €35m-rated defensive midfielder Leander Dendoncker.

Manchester City have secured a deal to sign highly-rated Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown.

Barcelona have beaten Manchester City to the signing of Palmeiras starlet Yerry Mina.

Lionel Messi still has many more years to give to Barcelona before he moves on, says Luis Suarez.

Chelsea are targeting Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Atakan Akkaynak, but will have to beat Barcelona to his signature to get him.

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has hit out at Robert Lewandowski for his criticism of the club’s transfer policy.

Bayern Munich legend Stefan Effenberg believes the German champions should think about selling Robert Lewandowski after the striker “attacked the philosophy” of the club in the media.

Bayern Munich legend Stefan Effenberg believes the German champions should think about selling Robert Lewandowski after the striker “attacked the philosophy” of the club in the media.

Bayern have offered Arturo Vidal a new contract to stave off interest from Chelsea and AC Milan.

Chelsea and Liverpool are vying to sign Uruguayan teenager Sebatstian Caceres.
The centre-back, who is just 18, has broken into the first team at Montevideo club Liverpool FC in Uruguay.

Roma will battle Arsenal in a January race to sign Atletico Madrid defender Jose Maria Giminez in January.

Arsene Wenger has sensationally admitted he turned down the chance to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2002.

Still-improving N’Golo Kante is the best player in the Premier League insists Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Phillipe Coutinho is in contention to feature in Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Sevilla on Wednesday.

Liverpool will appeal against the length of Sadio Mane’s three-match ban for his dismissal against Manchester City.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has been offered to AC Milan.

Tottenham were interested in signing Inter Milan goalkeeper Samir Handanovic this summer.

Mino Raiola admits he can see Juventus forward Paulo Dybala playing for Chelsea, Man Utd, or Man City in the future.

Raiola has also hinted Marco Verratti could leave PSG next summer – putting Barcelona and Manchester United back on alert.

Raiola believes AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was very close to leaving the club. The Italy international was linked with a move away from the club throughout the summer before eventually signing a new contract. “There is nothing personal with them, but the problem is I do not believe in their project,” says Raiola.

Massimiliano Allegri wants Italy to follow England’s lead and shorten the summer transfer window. “I hope we will do the same thing,” said the Juventus manager. “That would be good news, not just for me, but for everyone.”

Monaco have explained why they decided to keep Arsenal target Thomas Lemar this summer.
“Along with Fabinho, he [Lemar] is particularly important to us and has many qualities,” said their manager Leonardo Jardim. “In addition, they have a strong mentality and are very regular over a season. I’m glad they stayed.”

French forward Odsonne Edouard impressed for Celtic against Hamilton, but the on-loan PSG attacker will have to continue his good form if he’s to convince PSG he has a future with them. Celtic have the option to buy the player at the end of his loan, so even if he plays well it will be up to the player to decide whether he stays in Scotland or returns to France.

Former Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Basler claims Carlo Ancelotti may have signed a contract with a Chinese club – and could leave in January.

Sevilla insist they received no serious offers for reported Manchester City transfer target Steven N’Zonzi. “We were not going to sell any major player for less than their release clause,” said Sevilla president Jose Castro. “His father has had attempts through his representative to move clubs, but the player is still here, we have done the necessary work to keep him.” Chelsea and Juventus had shown interest in the former Blackburn midfielder this summer.

Schalke forward Donis Avdijaj is still seeking a move after missing out on a transfer to Turkey. The Kosovo international striker could still move to Portugal, whose window remains open until September 22.

La Liga president Javier Tebas has announced that the first league Clasico of the season will be played on Saturday, Dec. 23, at 1 p.m. CET with Real Madrid hosting Barcelona.
The top game of the 17th round of La Liga fixtures was originally scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 20.

Borussia Dortmund have nabbed another promising youngster from Manchester City in Denzeil Boadu. The former Arsenal academy star has been given the No 30 shirt.

Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev claims full-back Benjamin Mendy would not have left to join Chelsea this summer and Man City were the only club he was interested in joining.

FC Porto rejected a £9million deadline day bid from Crystal Palace for striker Moussa Marega.

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 29, is open to a move to Arsenal as a way out of La Liga.

Arsene Wenger believes Neymar’s decision to leave Barcelona for Paris St-Germain was based on money not ambition. The Gunners’ boss says the decision shows the 25-year-old does not want to play with the best team-mates.

Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk was reportedly convinced his projected move to Liverpool was all agreed in the summer transfer window.

Leeds United are lining up a January move for Japanese midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi.

Qarabag boss Gurban Gurbanov insisted his side are unfazed by facing Chelsea in their Champions League debut on Tuesday night.

Crystal Palace are preparing to appoint former Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson as manager after sacking Frank de Boer.

Sam Allardyce is also being linked with a return to Palace.

But Sam Allardyce has reiterated he does not want to return to Selhurst Park, despite saving Palace last season.

Frank de Boer’s sacking has come as a shock to many Crystal Palace fans.

A number of Crystal Palace fans have threatened to boycott Saturday’s home game against Southampton following Frank de Boer’s sacking as manager.

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes could face a fine for pushing Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side’s draw with Manchester United on Saturday.

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Chelsea, Barcelona and Iceland legend Eidur Gudjohnsen has retired from football after a glittering 23-year career.

Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez is hopeful Lionel Messi will sign his new contract with the club “soon.”

Diego Costa has moved his family to Madrid to push through his transfer to Atletico Madrid.

The player – who has not returned to the club and remains in Brazil – has still given no indication of a return to the Blues, despite being included in their Premier League squad.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is targeting Tottenham’s £60m-rated defender Toby Alderweireld, 28, as a long-term successor to Belgium team-mate Vincent Kompany, 31.

City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo says his Chile team-mate Alexis Sanchez, 28, feels bitter after his move from Arsenal to Etihad Stadium broke down on transfer deadline day.

Arsenal remain interested in Manchester City’s 22-year-old England winger Raheem Sterling.

Arsene Wenger has backed Alexis Sanchez to win back Arsenal’s fans after he was booed by some at the Emirates on Saturday.

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will need to “bring something to the table” if he is to be good enough to succeed at Liverpool following the 24-year-old England midfielder’s £35m move during the transfer window.

Luis Enrique could be lined up for a swift move to the Chinese Super League, according to reports in Spain.

Andres Iniesta’s father is insistent his son will not “wear a jersey other than Barcelona”.

Stoke boss Mark Hughes has accused Jose Mourinho of sour grapes for refusing a handshake after the 2-2 draw against Man Utd.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he will not be appealing against Sadio Mane’s red card from the 5-0 defeat, saying it would be “another waste of time, like the game”.

Liverpool’s injury-plagued Danny Ings was substituted 36 minutes into the U23s match against Manchester City on Sunday.

Frank de Boer has defended his start to life at Crystal Palace saying he “can’t do any more” despite watching his team lose for the fourth straight game.

Manchester United are prepared to fight Arsenal for Monaco’s £92m-rated star Thomas Lemar by making a January bid.

United are willing to splash £100 million to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann next year.

Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United failed to evolve under his predecessors David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, describing their tenures as an “empty period” for the club.

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is hurt by Barcelona’s lack of effort to complete his signing in the summer transfer window and the 25-year-old Brazil international is now prepared to turn down a move to the Nou Camp.

West Ham believe highly rated Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri is the man to replace manager Slaven Bilic.

Real Madrid are showing an interest in RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner as they explore ways to improve their attacking options.

Juventus will compete with Liverpool to sign Southampton and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 26, in January.

Virgil van Dijk will make his comeback from injury on Monday in a game for Southampton’s reserves.

Leicester and West Brom are both believed to be interested in signing Bacary Sagna, after the defender’s release from Man City this summer.

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton could be out for several months after suffering a suspected dislocated shoulder in Sunday’s 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.

Leeds United are planning to launch a £2m swoop for Orlando City star Cyle Larin in January

Mike Ashley has offered his Newcastle United players £20m in bonuses to win the FA Cup.

Chelsea could face punishment from the FA after their fans chanted an offensive anti-Semitic songduring the 2-1 win over Leicester.

Chelsea have issued a statement urging their supporters to stop singing an Alvaro Morata chant which contains anti-Semitic language aimed at their London rivals Tottenham.

Bibiana Steinhaus became the Bundesliga’s first female referee, taking charge of Hertha Berlin’s draw against Werder Bremen.

On Saturday, Lorraine Watson became the first female referee in Scottish men’s football when she officiated Edinburgh City’s 1-0 win over Berwick Rangersin League Two.

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Ivan Perisic has extended his contract with Inter Milan until 2022, further affirming his commitment to the Serie A club despite links with a move to Manchester United during the summer.

Perisic will match Mauro Icardi’s €4.5 million per season wages.

Arda Turan set to leave Barcelona on a two-season loan deal to Galatasaray.

Goalkeeper Cedric Carrasso completed his move to Galatasaray earlier on Friday but it could all have been so different for the former France international.
He turned down a move to Arsenal after meeting with Bafetimbi Gomis.

Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen has agreed a season-long loan deal to Turkish side Fenerbahce.

Cristiano Ronaldo will help Manchester United’s £63million star David de Gea get a move to Real Madrid.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that he has no idea why reports of Cristiano Ronaldo wanting to leave Real Madrid this summer came about.

Florentino Perez says he cannot be sure Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid for life, but said no offers were made for the Welsh.

Perez has announced the contract extension of Merengues top star Isco.

Arsenal have agreed a deal with Monaco for the signing of Thomas Lemar in the January transfer window.
The France international has finalised terms with the Gunners, with the 21-year-old set to sign a five-year deal worth £250,000 per week.

Juventus are interested in signing Chelsea winger Pedro.

Liverpool are expecting Lazar Markovic to stay at the club until January rather than join a Turkish club on loan.

Pep Guardiola has confirmed there was “zero chance” he was going to let Raheem Sterling go to Arsenal on deadline day.

Kylian Mbappe insists he did not reject Pep Guardiola this summer – he turned down Manchester City.

Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk has made peace with Southampton after making his return to training this week.

Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer remains “very positive for the future” despite suggestions his job is on the line at Burnley on Sunday.

Manchester United are preparing to open contract talks with manager Jose Mourinho.

Slovakia star Marek Hamsik says any prospective offer from Manchester United woul present him with a hard decision to make.

Arsene Wenger has suggested that Alex Oxlade- Chamberlain may have been tapped up by fellow Premier League side Liverpool.

Paris St-Germain forward Julian Draxler has told his Germany team-mates he wanted to join Barcelona in the summer. The 23-year-old was linked with Arsenal.

There is a good chance Arsenal could go back in for Paris Saint-Germain winger Julian Draxler in January after Barcelona rejected a move for the player.

Barcelona have made contact with Maxime Lopez’s agents in an attempt to win the race to sign the Marseille midfielder.

Roma have confirmed that Leicester City would not let Riyad Mahrez go this summer.

Juventus are set to launch a bid for Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller next summer with his future at the Allianz Arena seemingly up in the air.

Tottenham target Suso has agreed a contract extension at AC Milan. He will sign a new €3million-a-year deal until 2022.

Tommy Elphick could make a surprise move to Turkish side Goztepe after not seeing much game time so far this season for Aston Villa.

Crystal Palace would have completed the €13.5m signing of Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun if they had made a bid for the player one week earlier.

Philippe Coutinho has been left out of Liverpool’s squad for Saturday’s Premier League fixture at Manchester City.

Crystal Palace teenager Joseph Hungbo is being tracked by Liverpool.

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says he is hopeful Chelsea and Spain striker Diego Costa, 28, will return to the club in January.

Lille turned down the chance to sign Netherlands international Vincent Janssen, 23, because coach Marcelo Bielsa had doubts about the Tottenham striker’s technique.

Valencia considered a loan move for Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko, 28, during the summer but instead opted to sign 21-year-old Manchester United player Andreas Pereira.

West Ham will continue their pursuit of Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho in the January transfer window.

Former West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce believes the club’s former midfielder Ravel Morrison is “the biggest waste of talent” he has worked with. Morrison, 24, joined Mexican club Atlas on transfer deadline day.

Hull City were close to signing Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa, 24, on loan on transfer deadline day.

Barcelona are interested in Marseille’s French attacker Maxime Lopez, 19.

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Dele Alli over his gesture during England’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has approved a new nickname for Ben Woodburn, and says the 17-year-old forward will play for several age groups at the club to aid his development.

Celtic captain Scott Brown, 32, is set to agree to a new contract with the Scottish champions.

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Philippe Coutinho and Diego Costa have been named in their club’s Premier League squads despite their intentions to leave this summer.

UEFA has opened an investigation into Paris Saint-Germain’s transfer dealings with regards to Financial Fair Play rules.

The 18 Bundesliga clubs spent over €600million on more than 200 players this summer; that’s a new record; It eclipses the previous year’s €547million spent.

Serie A clubs spent a billion euros during the transfer window. An amount previously unheard of in Italy, with AC Milan deemed the club to have done the best business ahead of Juventus and Torino.

Manchester City have not given up on Alexis Sanchez and will try to sign him again when the window re-opens in January.

City are furious that the Gunners did not have a replacement for Sanchez lined up earlier than their failed bid for Monaco’s 21-year-old winger Thomas Lemar.

Thomas Lemar only has eyes for Liverpool. He rejected a move to the Emirates and a deal to arrive on Merseyside could still happen in the future.

Neymar claims his Brazil team-mate Philippe Coutinho is in a state of “anguish, disappointment and sadness” after failing to secure his move to Barcelona from Liverpool.

The Anfield club will sanction the sale of Coutinho to Barca, but not until next summer.

Ross Barkley turned down a move to Chelsea partly because Everton refused to let the 23-year-old midfielder speak with Tottenham.

Leicester City expect 26-year-old winger Riyad Mahrez to return to the club after failing to secure a move away on deadline day.

Riyad Mahrez wants Leicester City to let him leave in the winter window after the club priced him out of a summer move.

Juventus have the basis of an agreement in place with midfielder Emre Can’s representatives, if the 23-year-old decides not to renew his Liverpool contract.

Olivier Giroud’s proposed summer switch from Arsenal to Everton fell through as his wife blocked the move.

Frank de Boer fears he could be sacked after just three Premier League games as Crystal Palace boss.

Barcelona have lined up Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil as an alternative to Coutinho, with the Gunners valuing the 28-year-old at £55m.

Barca have been halted in their late push to sign Angel Di Maria.

Manchester United are set to lose out in the race to sign Kasper Dolberg, with TMW reporting that the Ajax starlet will join Borussia Dortmund.

Liverpool are set to go head-to-head with AC Milan for Hoffenheim star Kerem Demirbay.

Everton made a last minute offer for a Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar.

Atletico Madrid duo Nicolas Gaitan and former Everton transfer target Luciano Vietto are close to leaving the capital club. The Spanish market closes today, but clubs in Turkey have another week to do deals

Former Barcelona great Xavi has admitted that Real Madrid have all the current momentum and that his old club have fallen asleep.

A serial thief has been convicted of attempting to rob West Ham striker Andy Carroll of his £22,000 wristwatch in a drive-by heist.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger turned down the opportunity to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager in 2002.

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has denied directing foul and abusive language at a doping control officer after the Europa League final last season and says the two-game ban imposed by Uefa was harsh.

Tottenham playmaker Marcus Edwards, 18, turned down several loan offers in an attempt to fight for a spot in the first team.

Bournemouth had a £25m bid for Leicester City winger Demarai Gray, 21, rejected.

Bournemouth turned down a £15m bid from Championship club Wolves for their 24-year-old striker Benik Afobe.

Striker Wilfried Bony was excited about his return to Swansea following a £12m move from Manchester City.
Bony has decided to play with shirt number two, despite Fernando Llorente vacating the number nine shirt by leaving for Tottenham.

Danny Drinkwater’s £35m move to Chelsea makes him the most expensive player ever to have played for Huddersfield Town.

Kyle Walker laughed off former Tottenham team-mate Eric Dier calling him “a traitor” for joining Manchester City when they were reunited on international duty with England.

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Riyad Mahrez has been given permission to leave the Algeria squad and return to Europe to “formalise his transfer to his new club”, the Algerian Football Federation has announced.

Barcelona have opened talks with Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez, and has been pictured wearing a Barcelona jersey.

Swansea are close to agreeing a deal to sign Renato Sanches on loan from Bayern Munich.

Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente will complete a £14m move to Chelsea by the end of today – but only if Wilfried Bony completes a return to the Liberty Stadium first.

Liverpool will allow Philippe Coutinho to complete a reported £148million transfer to Barcelona this week – but have asked the La Liga giants to announce the deal as late as possible into the window.

Liverpool are persisting with their £74m pursuit of Monaco and France midfielderThomas Lemar, 21.

The Reds have medical staff on standby ready to travel to Paris to carry out another medical if a fee can be agreed between the two clubs for Lemar.

Nani has emerged as a shock late target for Lazio, with the Serie A giants trying to sign the former Mancheser United winger from Valencia before the transfer window closes.

The former Manchester United winger has arrived Lazio ahead of his transfer to the Italian club.

Raheem Sterling will not be leaving Manchester City for Arsenal before the transfer deadline.

Arsenal great Emmanuel Petit has told Arsene Wenger he should bring Riyad Mahrez to the club and ditch the “defeatist” Mesut Ozil.

Arsenal have set their sights on Paris Saint-Germain forward Julian Draxler and will not sell Alexis Sanchez unless the Frenchman signs.

Barcelona and Arsenal held talks over a possible swap deal involving Arda Turan and Mesut Ozil earlier this summer.

Arsenal’s squad are desperate to see Alexis Sanchez sold before Thursday night’s transfer deadline.

Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater has asked to leave the club amid interest from Chelsea.

PSG star Lucas Moura has reportedly rejected a switch to Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg.

Fabinho is looking increasingly likely to stay at Monaco this summer.

Wolfsburg are hoping to take Liverpool striker Divock Origi on a season-long loan.

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo is “optimistic” that his side will land Chelsea striker Diego Costa before the end of the transfer window.

Diego Costa could reportedly head to the Canary Islands before he seals his eventual return to Atletico Madrid.

Costa could be set for a surprise loan switch to Las Palmas to help facilitate his transfer to Atletico Madrid

Serge Aurier is reportedly on the verge of finalising a move to Tottenham from Paris Saint-Germain after being granted a work permit.

Tottenham are set to battle Chelsea for Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente.

Lisandro Lopez has emerged as Inter’s alternative to Shkodran Mustafi and Eliaquim Mangala.

Juventus have an agreement with Genoa for the signing of Laxalt. The player can either arrive in Turin or join Atalanta in exchange for Leonardo Spinazzola.

Torino are close to reaching an agreement with Barcelona for the signing of Munir.

Douglas and Munir El Haddadi both trained with Barcelona on Wednesday but the club remain hopeful of finding suitors for the pair this week.

Levante have made a loan offer for Arsenal forward Lucas Perez.

Malmo sporting director Daniel Andersson has confirmed that Pawel Cibicki has missed training and is heading for talks with an unnamed club, believed to be Leeds

Rennes are confident of sealing the loan signing of Sunderland star Wahbi Khazri.

Barcelona could offer Juventus and Manchester United target Andre Gomes to PSG as part of the deal to sign Angel Di Maria.

Juventus and Fenerbahce will battle it out to sign Marouane Fellaini in January – after accepting Manchester United won’t sell him this summer.

Manchester United and Juventus may have been given a firm rebuttal from Lazio over Sergej Milinkovic-Savic – but that will not stop them pursuing a deal.

Manchester United are preparing a €100m bid to sign Gareth Bale before Thursday’s transfer deadline.

Everton have rejected a £25m offer from Chelsea for Ross Barkley, but the England midfielder could still leave the club before Thursday’s deadline.

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Manchester City are reported to have offered Raheem Sterling to Arsenal as part of their latest cash-plus-player offer for Alexis Sanchez.

City are expected to make a fresh bid for defender Jonny Evans, 29, after Leicester failed with a £21m offer.

City defender Eliaquim Mangala, 26, could join West Brom as part a deal for the Northern Ireland defender.

Diego Costa is edging closer to a move to Atletico Madrid as the club are in talks with Chelsea to re-sign him for £41 million.

Alternatively, Chelsea are close to selling 28-year-old striker Diego Costa back to Atletico Madrid in a £30m deal.

The Blues have reportedly opened talks with Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez over a big-money switch to Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho wants to bring Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez to Manchester United.

Tottenham look set for a transfer blow, with attacking target Keita Balde closing in on a €30million move to Monaco.

Monaco are set to make an €80 million offer for Andrea Belotti.

If Monaco sell Fabinho to Paris Saint-Germain, they will replace him with William Carvalho.

Monaco have shown a late interest in signing Arda Turan this summer as the midfielder looks for a way out of Barcelona.

Luke Shaw is reportedly set for a new 12-month deal extension in order for Manchester United to protect their investment.

Liverpool have made a third bid for France winger Thomas Lemar, having seen their previous two offers rejected by Monaco.

An €80m bid (£75m) approach, which includes the chance to sign Divock Origi on loan.

The Reds have rejected a third bid of £22m plus £3m in add ons from fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace for Mamadou Sakho.

Other report says Mamadou Sakho is finally set to end his Liverpool nightmare by completing a permanent £25million move to Crystal Palace.

Palace have also been offered Aymen Abdennour from Valencia who is wanted by Zenit St Petersburg and Marseille.

Leicester City are set to make a move for Nacer Chadli with Swansea not willing to meet West Brom’s asking price.

Everton are hoping to agree a deal worth about £10m for Hajduk Split’s teenage forward Nikola Vlasic.

The Toffees will reject Olympiakos’ offer for 29-year-old winger Kevin Mirallas.

Liverpool are looking to add to a deal for Naby Keita and take their late window spending to £180 million by landing Virgil van Dijk and Thomas Lemar.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina, 34, will stay at Napoli despite an offer from Paris St-Germain.

Inter Milan want to sign Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi on loan, but the Gunners would rather a permanent deal.

Juventus chief Beppe Marotta says the Serie A champions will make a fresh move for Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 23, in January.

Ravel Morrison, 24, is set to join Mexican club Atlas on a season-long loan deal from Lazio.

West Brom have won the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak.

Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier would prefer to join Manchester United over Tottenham.

Agent Jorge Mendes has denied a meeting with Barcelona on Monday was over a possible transfer for Paris Saint-Germain attacker Angel Di Maria.

Sam Allardyce is being considered for a surprise return to Crystal Palace, should the Eagles sack manager Frank de Boer.

Roy Keane says former Manchester United teammate Ryan Giggs would be worth £2 billion in today’s “mind-boggling” transfer market as clubs command massive fees for “average” players.

Leeds are reportedly close to announcing the signing of Pierre-Michel Lasogga from Hamburg.

Former Newcastle midfielder Remy Cabella, 27, is set to join Saint-Etienne on loan from Marseille.

Newcastle are reportedly willing to accept a cut-price deal to offload Dwight Gayle before Thursday’s transfer deadline.

Fulham are looking to land Newcastle central defender Grant Hanley ahead of Thursday’s deadline.

Dortmund prosecution has charged a 28-year-old German-Russian man with attempted murder following the attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus ahead of Champions League match in April.

Brazil’s team doctor Michael Simoni says Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho’s back problem is due to stress over his future. The 25-year-old is a target for Barcelona.

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Manchester City are prepared to offer £70 million and Jason Denayer to Arsenal in exchange for Alexis Sanchez.

City are preparing to launch a late bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should they fail to sign Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez.

Mateo Kovacic has expressed an interest in leaving Real Madrid for Liverpool. Liverpool have had two bids rejected by Monaco for winger Thomas Lemar.

Philippe Coutinho has accepted that Liverpool will not be selling him this summer and will instead push for a move to Barcelona in 2018.

Barcelona sporting director Ariedo Braidi is refusing to give up on Philippe Coutinho – but insists reported Juventus target Andres Iniesta will not be allowed to leave.

Monaco are aiming to conclude a deal for Inter forward Stevan Jovetic as they prepare for Kylian Mbappe’s departure to Paris Saint-Germain.

Paris Saint-Germain have agreed a deal worth €180 million to sign Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe.

Tottenham and Serge Aurier will learn on Tuesday whether the Paris Saint-Germain defender will be granted a visa to play in England.

Spurs have agreed a deal with Estudiantes for Argentina U20 defender Juan Foyth.

Eliaquim Mangala will today demand Manchester City let him join Inter Milan on loan, with his switch to the Italian club under threat by their interest in Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi.

Crystal Palace are battling Sampdoria, Alaves and Deportivo La Coruna to sign €20m-rated Barcelona star Munir El Haddadi.

Juventus are eyeing up a move for Barcelona wing-back Aleix Vidal.

Juventus are also closing on a deal for are also reported to be closing in on Schalke centre-back Benedikt Howedes.

Juventus could, however, move for Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi if a move for Howedes doesn’t come off.

Inter Milan are closing in on capturing £27m Lazio star Keita Balde.

Roma and Sampdoria have reached agreement for the sale of Czech striker Patrik Schick.

Swansea City are a surprise contender to take Renato Sanches on loan from Bayern Munich.

West Brom are in talks to sign Fenerbahce’s defender Josef de Souza. The Brazilian can play centre-half or right-back and will cost around £10m.

Chelsea are optimistic of agreeing a deal with Leicester City to sign Danny Drinkwater before the transfer window closes.

Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Julian Draxler, but the Paris Saint-Germain attacker is not keen to join Peter Bosz’s side.

West Brom have rejected a £21m bid from Leicester City for centre-back Jonny Evans.

Inter Milan are plotting a beat-the-deadline move for Spurs midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

Suso’s agent Alessandro Lucci has opened talks with AC Milan to discuss his client’s contract extension.

Roma and Sampdoria have reached agreement for the sale of Czech striker Patrik Schick.

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has questioned why Chile forward Alexis Sanchez would stay with the Gunners after their 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool.

The 28-year-old has one year left on his contract and has been linked with Manchester City.

Swansea City will offer Manchester City £13m as they attempt to re-sign striker Wilfried Bony, who they sold to City in January 2015 in a deal worth up to £28m.

Chelsea forward Loic Remy, 30, is wanted by Spanish side Las Palmas and Italian outfit Cagliari.

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, 29, is a target for Napoli who have contacted the Reds about a potential switch.

Stoke have agreed a £15m deal with Tottenham for 24-year-old Austria defender Kevin Wimmer.

West Brom are asking about Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings, 24.

Newcastle are mulling over a list of left-backs with Independiente’s 24-year-old Argentine Nicolas Tagliafico and Ecuador full-back Cristian Ramirez, 23, of Russian club FC Krasnodar potential targets.

Birmingham remain in talks over a club-record deal for Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah although Torino do not want to sell the 25-year-old.

Croatia boss Ante Cacic has confirmed Ivan Perisic will sign a new deal with Inter Milan after explaining why the winger’s proposed move to Manchester United failed to materialise.

Muhamed Besic took his place in Everton’s matchday squad against Chelsea a day after his father was shot, Ronald Koeman has confirmed.

The future of Crystal Palace’s Dutch manager Frank de Boer is in doubt after three defeats from the opening three games of the Premier League season.

West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic is battling to save his job after failing to secure a point in the first three games.

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  • Manchester United have tabled a €100 million (£92m) bid for Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale.
  • Wales boss Chris Coleman says Gareth Bale is best served staying at Real Madrid,amid reported interest from Manchester United.
  • Manchester City are closing in on a £30 million move for Jonny Evans and will send Eliaquim Mangala the opposite way in a season-long loan.
  • Leicester City are targeting a move for Manchester United defender Chris Smalling. Borussia Dortmund are considering a raid on Arsenal for Mesut Ozil.
  • Liverpool will have to pay the bizarre price of £40,000,001 to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal.
  • West Ham’sproposed club record move for £38m-rated Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 25, has been placed in jeopardy by their poor form.
  • Shkodran Mustafi has reportedly agreed to leave Arsenal for Inter Milan ahead of the transfer window closing on Thursday.
  • Watford have agreed a fee with Arsenal for defender Kieran Gibbs.

  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has snubbed a £180,000-a-week contract offer from Arsenal and is now waiting to see if he will be allowed to move to Chelsea.
  • PSG have concluded an agreement with Monaco to sign forward Kylian Mbappe, 18, and defensive midfielder Fabinho, 23, from the Ligue 1 champions.
  • Fabinho will be replaced in the Monaco squad by Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker.
  • In the event Mbappe does leave Monaco, the French club are viewing Leicester City’s Algerian striker Islam Slimani as a replacement, with Newcastle and Watford also weighing up a move for the 29-year-old.

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not return to action for Manchester United until January, manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed.
  • Manchester United fielded the first ever £400m Premier League line-up in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford.
  • Valencia owner Peter Lim has landed in Manchester to begin talks over signing 21-year-old midfielder Andreas Pereira from Manchester United.
  • Barcelona still want to sign Philippe Coutinho and Angel Di Maria despite wrapping up a deal for Ousmane Dembele.
  • Tottenham are reportedly eyeing a shock move for Liverpool forward Divock Origi before the end of the transfer window.
  • Serge Aurier’s transfer to Tottenham from Paris Saint-Germain will be completed once the player receives a work permit.

  • Alexis Sanchez is demanding £400,000-a-week to commit his future to Arsenal.
  • Arsenal could make a bid for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 29, if Alexis Sanchez leaves Emirates Stadium.
  • Arsene Wenger has not given up hope of signing Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, 22, andSouthamptondefender Virgil van Dijk, 26, although it might be next season before they finally complete a move.
  • Liverpool have set a Monday deadline for Barcelona to agree a fee for 25-year-old midfielder Philippe Coutinho.
  • Jurgen Klopp’s side could be ready to make a move for Hoffenheim midfielder Kerem Demirbay after the 24-year-old impressed Jurgen Klopp during the sides’ Champions League clash.
  • The Reds are to launch one last push for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

  • Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has named the six people who could succeed him as Ballon d’Or winners, including Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford.
  • The others are club-mate Marco Asensio, Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe, Paris St-Germain’s Neymar, soon to be Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele, and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard.

  • Arsenal are reportedly ready to make a stunning move for Real Madrid attacking midfielder Marco Asensio before Thursday’s transfer deadline.
  • John Stones and Kyle Walker may be earning a combined wage packet of £230,000 a week at Manchester Citybut the pair opted for a low-key approach by turning up for training in a Mini worth around £5,000.
  • The Manchester City squad took a plane to travel down to Bournemouth for this Saturday’s fixture at the Vitality Stadium – the same aircraft used earlier in the day by the Leicester squad to make a 14-minute journey to Manchester for their game against United.

  • A steward at Bournemouth has withdrawn a complaint to Dorset police against Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.
  • Paris St-Germain have rejected Barcelona’s 35m euro (£32.4m) bid for their 29-year-old attacking midfielder Angel di Maria.
  • Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches, 20, asked to be left out of the club’s squad to face Werder Bremen in order to resolve his future, with both Chelsea and Liverpool linked with a move for the Portuguese.
  • Everton are making a bid to hijack Chelsea’s £40m move for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, with boss Ronald Koeman keen to make the England striker his final summer signing.
  • Ex-England goalkeeper Rob Green, 37, is having a medical at Huddersfield before joinng them from Leeds.
  • Leeds United are reportedly on the verge of signing Malmo striker Pawel Cibicki for a fee of around £1.5million.
  • Chelsea are ready to hijack Tottenham’s efforts to land Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.
  • The Blues are also weighing up a late bid for Swansea City’s 32-year-old forward Fernando Llorente, who is interested in playing under manager Antonio Conte again.
  • Swansea City have been linked with a loan move for Chelsea striker Loic Remy, 30, but the Welsh club cannot seal a move for the Frenchman as it would breach Premier League rules.
  • West Brom manager Tony Pulis is ready to make a club record bid of £30m for 27-year-old Liverpool centre-back Mamadou Sakho.

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  • Brighton have pulled out of a deal to sign Raphael Dwamena from FC Zurich after the striker failed a medical.
  • The 21-year-old had agreed personal terms with Albion after they had a bid, reported to be around 15m euros (£13.8m), accepted by his Swiss club.
  • Jose Mourinho says Zlatan Ibrahimovic has no chance of being ready for the Champions League Group stages.

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, has taken a pay cut of more than £200,000 a week to rejoin Manchester United.
  • Reports coming out of France are claiming that Monaco star Thomas Lemar has stated that he would rather join United than their Premier League rivals Arsenal.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are close to completing the signing of Kylian Mbappe from Monaco for a fee of around €150 million plus a player.

  • Manchester City have admitted defeat in their £150m pursuit of Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe.

  • Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says that “the best players in the world should be the best paid,” reacting to a report that Cristiano Ronaldo has asked the club for another pay rise.
  • Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said he is “surprised” that Belgium have named winger Eden Hazard in their squad for their forthcoming World Cup qualifiers.

  • Veteran striker David Villa has been recalled by Spain for the first time in three years.
  • Chelsea are leading the race to sign Real Madrid’s talented starlet Marcos Llorente.
  • The Blues reignited their Diego Costa feud with Atletico Madrid after being handed a Champions League grudge clash as Blues chiefs blanked the Spanish club’s officials immediately after Thursday’s draw.
  • Jose Mourinho has agreed to allow Andreas Pereira to join Valencia on loan.

  • Defender Serge Aurier has taken a medical ahead of a switch to Tottenham.
  • Tottenham target Suso could be set to extend his contract with AC Milan.
  • Inter Milan are chasing a new central defender this summer, and have already been linked with Arsenal’s Shkrodan Mustafi and Man City’s Eliaquim Mangala.
  • Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho has also been shortlisted by the Serie A giants.
  • Inter have made an offer to sign Sampdoria star Patrick Schick although Sampdoria have only accepted Roma’s bid.

  • Former Manchester City player Geronimo Rulli may join Napoli as they prepare for the possibility of Jose Reina departing.
  • Bayer Leverkusen are hoping to sign Argentina international Lucas Alario.
  • With Ousmane Dembele set to join Barcelona, Dortmund have lined up Bordeaux’s Malcom as his replacement in attack.
  • Liverpool are preparing to make a move for Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches, 20, who has also been on Manchester United’s radar.

  • Juventus and Barcelona are in talks over the signing of Andre Gomes.
  • Manchester City will launch a third bid, of more than £25m, to sign Jonny Evans from West Bromwich Albion.
  • West Ham have pulled out of a deal to sign William Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon.
  • Everton manager Ronald Koeman said he would welcome a loan deal with Chelsea outcast Diego Costa.
  • Former Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani, 33, is set to sign for Spanish club Las Palmas.
  • Newcastle and Watford are considering a late bid for Leicester’s Islam Slimani, 29, as the Foxes are open to cashing in on the 29-year-old Algeria forward.
  • Arsene Wenger has made it plain he is open to offers for Jack Wilshere before the transfer deadline next Thursday.

  • Tottenham defender Kevin Wimmer is reportedly close to joining Crystal Palace in a £15m switch.
  • Palace, meanwhile, are also said to interested in signing Spurs goalkeeper Michel Vorm.
  • The Eagles are also keen to bring Barcelona’s 21-year-old forward Munir El Haddadi to Selhurst Park.
  • Swansea have cooled their interest in winger Nacer Chadli after being quoted in excess of £25m by West Bromwich Albion.
  • Newcastle’s Dutch attacking midfielder Siem de Jong, 28, is close to completing a move to Ajax.
  • Newcastle youngster Yasin Ben El-Mhanni is being tracked by Leicester and Brighton as contract talks continue to stall.

  • Didier Ndong has a £20m price on his head as Championship Sunderland look to keep their star midfielder.
  • Demarai Gray wants Leicester to start him or sell him with Bournemouth offering nearly £30m for the starlet.
  • Hull are close to landing Watford’s Isaac Success to kick-start a busy final week of the transfer window.
  • Huddersfield Town are interested in signing Leeds’ former West Ham and England goalkeeper Robert Green, 37
  • Fleetwood Town could be set for a windfall if their former striker Jamie Vardy, 30, moves from Leicester to Chelsea for £40m.
  • Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says Philippe Coutinho, 25, is doing everything he can to force through a deal to move to the club from Liverpool.

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  • Lionel Messi’s father has spoken to Manchester City about the 30-year-old Argentina and Barcelona forward moving to Etihad Stadium.
  • Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, could leave the La Liga club before the end of next week.
  • Barcelona are preparing an offer for 29-year-old Chelsea and Brazil winger Willian.

  • Paris Saint-Germain are in advanced talks to sign Fluminense midfielder Wendel.
  • The 19-year-old, whose full name is Marcus Wendel Valle da Silva, is one of Brazilian football’s most promising young talents and already has three goals and two assists to his name in the current 2017 Brazilian league season.
  • Paris Saint-Germain have made an offer of €7m for Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina. However, the Italian side have already rebuffed interest in the Spaniard this summer and are unwilling to sell.
  • Neymar has filed a claim to FIFA against Barcelona for an unpaid renewal bonus as the fallout from his world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain continues, world football’s governing body has confirmed to ESPN FC.
  • Barcelona are preparing an offer for 29-year-old Chelsea and Brazil winger Willian.

  • Barca have held talks with PSV Eindhoven regarding a potential deal for teenage winger Steven Bergwijn.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are pursuing Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri in order to “f**k” Barcelona, according to the player’s agent.
  • PSG have made an offer of €7m for Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina. However, the Italian side have already rebuffed interest in the Spaniard this summer and are unwilling to sell.
  • Juventus are considering a move for reported Liverpool target Benedikt Howedes as they look to strengthen their defence.
  • Juve continue to be linked with Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman.
  • Juventus are interested in the possibility of signing Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill.
  • AC Milan will attempt to lure Diego Costa to Serie A despite the Spaniard having already rejected them.

  • Chelsea can forget about signing Torino striker Andrea Belotti this season.
  • Chelsea star Eden Hazard will do everything in his power to force a move to Real Madrid this summer.
  • Julian Draxler’s time at PSG could be nearing an end, with the player’s agent recently in Germany to push for a move to Bayern Munich.
  • Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy has been fined £60 for parking his £250,000 Ferrari in a taxi rank in Manchester.
  • City defender Eliaquim Mangala is top of Inter’s wishlist as they look to strengthen their backline.
  • Former Manchester Citystriker Stevan Jovetic, 27, has turned down the chance to join Brighton from Inter Milan.

  • Arsenal will agree a £14 million deal with Deportivo La Coruna for Lucas Perez to rejoin his former club before the transfer window closes.
  • Chelsea have made a new £35m bid to sign Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24.
  • The Gunners may be forced to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the current transfer window closes.
  • Liverpool and Arsenal target Rafinha has agreed in principle to join AC Milan from Barcelona.

  • Liverpool’s chances of landing Schalke star Leon Goretzka have taken a hit as the player has been offered to Barcelona.
  • Emre Mor has hired Bektas Demirkas, the man behind Hakan Calhanoglu’s move to AC Milan, as his new agent. However, reports suggest Mor won’t be joining the Italian giants.
  • Manchester City still want Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, before next week’s transfer deadline.
  • City are interested in signing Espanyol defender Aaron Martin.
  • Arsenal forward Joel Campbell, 25, has told the club he is reluctant to go back out on loan this season.
  • Arsene Wenger has conceded defeat in his attempt to sign 21-year-old winger Thomas Lemar from Monaco.
  • Jose Mourinho has blocked a loan move to Valencia for Andreas Pereira.
  • Barcelona are close to agreeing a deal with PSG to sign former Real Madrid midfielder Angel di Maria, 29.

  • Malaga are in advanced stages of negotiations to sign Clement Grenier from Lyon.
  • Monaco wish to sign 19-year-old Kasper Dolberg from Ajax for €50 million, while they are also monitoring the chances of signing France Under-21 international Moussa Dembele from Celtic.
  • Arsenal have met Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and his representatives over a summer move.
  • Jack Wilshere’s ban for his red card in Arsenal’s Under-23 match with Manchester City has been reduced to two games on appeal.
  • Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce is interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, and could take West Ham forward Robert Snodgrass, 29, on loan.
  • Liverpool are preparing to make a late move for Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches.
  • Philippe Coutinho, 25, is considering making a public statement highlighting his discontent at the club in order to force an exit.
  • West Brom defender Jonny Evans, 29, expects to complete a £30m switch to Manchester City next week.
  • The National Union of Professional Footballers has backed Paris St-Germain forward Neymar over a “spiteful” complaint against him from former club Barcelona.

  • Young Valladolid winger Jose Manuel Arnaiz is set to find himself in a tug of war between three Serie A giants – Napoli, Juventus and Inter.
  • Despite having multiple bids already rejected, Chelsea will return with a €70m offer for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro.
  • West Ham could move for Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong, 23, after failing to agree a deal with Sporting Lisbon for William Carvalho, 25.
  • Everton are ready to rival Newcastle United in their bid to sign midfielder Dennis Praet, 23, from Sampdoria.
  • Stoke have held further talks with Club Brugge over an £8.5m deal for 22-year-old centre-back Bjorn Engels.
  • Former Newcastle United striker Luuk de Jong could be on his way to Bordeaux. The French club have submitted a bid of €6m for the player.
  • Watford have been fined £4.3m by the English Football League. The punishment relates to a provision of funding letter which had previously been confirmed as forgery, the governing body said on Thursday.

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  • Thomas Tuchel has had no contact with Chelsea over replacing Antonio Conte despite earlier reports that Chelsea are set to replace Antonio Conte with former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel.
  • Barcelona are preparing a fourth bid for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho that could rise to £138m.
  • Jean Michael Seri insisted he hadn’t played his last game for Nice following their 2-0 home loss to Napoli that saw them exit the Champions League 4-0 on aggregate.
  • Barcelona have had a change of heart over Jean Michael Seri. It looked like a deal for the Nice midfielder was practically complete, but the Barca hierarchy decided last night to scrap the deal and focus on moves for Dembele and Philippe Coutinho instead.
  • Nice coach Lucien Favre criticised his star striker Mario Balotelli for putting in a “negative performance” as they crashed out of the Champions League at the playoff round on Tuesday.

  • PSG are insistent Angel Di Maria is not for sale, despite Barcelona’s interest.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are yet to make a concrete offer for Kylian Mbappe, and may delay plans to sign him until next summer, despite both parties being interested in a move.
  • Tottenham Hotspur and PSG have reached an agreement of €25million over the transfer of Serge Aurier.
  • Spurs are prepared to meet Lazio’s €30m (£27m) asking price for Keita Balde Diao.
  • Borussia Dortmund have given Barcelona until Sunday to submit an offer of €150m (£137m) for Ousmane Dembele.
  • If the Catalan club fail to do so by the deadline, the Frenchman will remain in Germany.
  • Barcelona suspect that Liverpool are interfering in their negotiations with Borussia Dortmund for Dembele.

  • AC Milan have made an inquiry for Barcelona’s Rafinha.
  • Juventus have made contact with Arsenal over a possible move for defender Shkodran Mustafi.
  • Atalanta are close to sealing the signing of Leicester City midfielder Nampalys Mendy on loan, with an option to buy.

  • Chelsea’s Ola Aina, currently on loan at Championship club Hull City,has been named in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon. London-born Aina has played for England at youth level from under-16 through to under-20 level.
  • Chelsea and Monaco are set to battle it out for Torino’s star striker Andrea Belotti.
  • Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has been suspended for one game following his sending off in Sunday’s 3-0 La Liga win at Deportivo La Coruna, ruling him out of this weekend’s home clash with Valencia.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo is to play all 90 minutes in Real Madrid’s Trofeo Bernabeu game against Fiorentina on Wednesday — even as he continues to rail against perceived “injustices” suffered since he last played a home game.

  • Kyle Walker-Peters has signed a new contract at Tottenham to keep him at the club until 2020.
  • Tottenham Hotspur’s Moussa Sissoko is attracting interest from Juventus.
  • West Ham are confident of signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho before Saturday’s match with Newcastle United.
  • Jose Mourinho doesn’t want to let Valencia transfer targetAndreas Pereira leave Old Trafford as he sees the 21-year-old as part of his squad.
  • City Football Group, the holding group that owns a number of clubs including Manchester City and New York City, are set to confirm the purchase of 44 per cent of the shares of La Liga side Girona.
  • Pep Guardiola’s brother Pere Guardiola will also own 44 per cent of the shares, while the rest will remain with minority shareholders.
  • Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes, 24, has reportedly told Barcelona he wants to leave the Nou Camp, amid speculation Manchester United are interested in making him their fourth signing of the summer.

  • Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez, 26, who made just 12 La Liga starts under Zinedine Zidane last season, is reportedly attracting interest from Liverpool and Arsenal.
  • West Ham are not considering alternatives to manager Slaven Bilic, despite reports to the contrary.
  • Marseille have confirmed they are interested in exiled Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, if the Spain international’s move back to Atletico Madrid falls through.
  • Benfica want to swoop for Gabriel Barbosa, known as Gabigol. It had been expected that the 20-year-old Inter Milan striker was on his way to city rivals Sporting Lisbon on loan.
  • Bournemouth are ready to offer £25m for Leicester winger Demarai Gray, after the Foxes rejected £20m for the 21-year-old from the Cherries last month.
  • Crystal Palace will make a £15m bid for RB Leipzig and Scotland winger Oliver Burke, 20, who played under new sporting director Dougie Freedman at Nottingham Forest.
  • Aston Villa are close to finalising a loan deal for Robert Snodgrass. Linked with Sunderland in January, Bordeaux left-back Diego Contento is set to join Hamburg.
  • Former Norwich defender Sebastien Bassong, 31, is training with Birmingham with a view to securing a permanent deal.
  • Phil Jones reportedly used the f-word more than five times at a UEFA doping control officer after the Europa League final.
  • FIFA are investigating Neymar’s complaint over an unpaid loyalty bonus at Barcelona.
  • Michael Jolley dropped out of football at 16 and ended up working for HSBC in New York, but now he’s back in football and, remarkably, managing AFC Eskilstuna in the Swedish top flight . He studied economics at Cambridge University.

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  • Diego Costa has called in removal men to his London home as he continues to hope for a move to Atletico Madrid.
  • The Blues are preparing a fourth and £91 million move for Torino forward Andrea Belotti as their search for a striker continues.

  • Davinson Sanchez is having a medical on Tuesday ahead of a club-record move to Tottenham.
  • Chelsea are closing in on a £30 million deal to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester and are also hoping to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan.
  • The Premier league champions will look to sign Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye if their attempts at landing Leicester City’s Danny Drinkwater prove futile.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic is reportedly willing to take more than a 50 per cent pay cut to return to Manchester United.

  • He may have left Manchester United but Wayne Rooney continues to push the buttons of Manchester City fans – both on the pitch and online.

  • He trolled them on Twitter afterwards as well.
  • Accompanying a picture of him celebrating in front of scores of clearly unimpressed City fans, Rooney quipped: “Always nice to see a few familiar faces.”
  • Lionel Messi was the biggest roadblock in Barcelona’s pursuit of Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho.

  • Pep Guardiola says a club could activate Barcelona star Lionel Messi’s €300 million buyout clause — but sources have told ESPN FC that it will not be Manchester City.
  • Real Madrid’s appeal to reduce Cristiano Ronaldo’s five-game ban was rejected by a Spanish government’s tribunal on Tuesday.
  • Real midfielder Mateo Kovacic has verbally agreed to join Liverpool.
  • Kylian Mbappe wants to stay at Monaco this season and is not pushing for a move to Ligue 1 rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

  • Monaco fans are losing patience with Kylian Mbappe and have told their club that the teenage forward is not worth the money he is demanding.
  • Marcos Rojo trained with Manchester United on Tuesday as he continues his recovery from knee ligament damage, while two other first-team players also gave manager Jose Mourinho a boost.
  • Manchester City are preparing an improved bid for West Brom defender Jonny Evans.
  • Jurgen Klopp insists there is no rift with Philippe Coutinho over the Brazilian’s failed attempt to force through a move to Barcelona.
  • Philippe Coutinho is ready to hold talks with Liverpool after conceding defeat in his efforts to join Barcelona this summer.
  • Barcelona are watching RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita as the club continue to look for signings before the close of the transfer window.
  • Barca forward Munir El Haddadi is attracting interest from Crystal Palace after impressing on loan at Valencia last season.
  • Juventus are considering an approach to sign Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes on a season-long loan.
  • Roma are the only serious contenders to sign former Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado from Juventus.
  • Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam will end speculation over a potential move to Chelsea by committing his future to the Serie A side.
  • Gabriel Barbosa is attracting interest from Benfica and La Liga side Malaga after a loan move to Sporting Lisbon fell through.
  • Manchester United have sent three of their top scouts to go and watch Valencia defender Ezequiel Garay.
  • Monaco are keen to bring Manchester United striker Anthony Martial back to the club.
  • United have entered the race for Arsenal’s midfield prospect Marcus McGuane but Juventus currently lead the race for the youngster.
  • Manchester City are also interested, as are Serie A side Napoli.
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has told Arsene Wenger ‘face to face’ that he will not sign a new contract at Arsenal.
  • Arsenal could be persuaded to sell Alexis Sanchez for £70 million, but Arsene Wenger remains determined to keep the Chilean.
  • Tottenham are close to agreeing a €25 million fee with Paris Saint-Germain for Serge Aurier.
  • Tottenham centre-half Toby Alderweireld is a target for Serie A giants Inter.
  • Spurs full-back Danny Rose and his representatives will reportedly meet chairman Daniel Levy on Wednesday to resolve his future.
  • Brighton are preparing a move for former Manchester City attacker Stevan Jovetic, who has struggled to play on a regular basis for Inter Milan.
  • Nottingham Forest have signed Leeds midfielder Liam Bridcutt on a three-year deal.

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  • Paris Saint-Germain are in talks with Monaco over a season-long loan deal for Kylian Mbappe.
  • Kylian Mbappe was excluded from Monaco training after an altercation with teammate Andrea Raggi last Tuesday.
  • Neymar slammed Barcelona’s directors in the wake of Paris Saint-Germain’s 6-2 defeat of Toulouse on Sunday, telling reporters the club “deserve much better.”
  • Sergi Roberto closed the door on a move away from Camp Nou after scoring the second goal in Barcelona’s La Liga season-opening 2-0 win against Real Betis.
  • Philippe Coutinho’s entourage believes it is now ‘practically impossible’ for the playmaker to join Barcelona from Liverpool this summer.
  • Barcelona have seen three bids for the Brazilian turned down by Liverpool, who have insisted Coutinho will not be sold.
  • Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri has agreed a four-year contract with Barcelona.

  • However, Michael Seri has denied reports that he is on the verge of a £36.7m move to Barcelona.
  • Diego Costa, 28, has been ordered by Atletico Madrid to make peace with Chelsea before they consider buying him for £25m.
  • Manchester United are interested in signing Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon.

  • A Manchester United scout watched Trabzonspor wonderkid Yusuf Yazici at the weekend.
  • Wayne Rooney scored a landmark 200th Premier League goal in Everton’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City.
  • Manchester City are on the brink of giving up on signing West Brom and Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans, 29, and will bid £20m for Middlesbrough centre-back Ben Gibson, 24, instead.
  • City insist they are not interested in a move for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi despite rumours of a world-record move to the Premier League.

  • Barcelona maintain that Lionel Messi will sign his contract extension despite former club president Joan Laporta’s suggestion he could leave if current chief Josep Maria Bartomeu is not removed from his position.
  • Barca are unlikely to meet Borussia Dortmund’s €150m (£136m) asking price for Ousmane Dembele after making a bid of €90m (£82m) 10 days ago.
  • Jack Wilshere has been sent off in an Arsenal U23s match against Manchester City after a brawl with opposition players.
  • Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom is wanted by Championship side Leeds United and Scottish champions Celtic.
  • Former Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski is considering legal action after a conservative website printed a photo of him with an article about illegal immigration.
  • The ex-Germany international was pictured by Breitbart under the headline: “Spanish Police Crack Gang Moving Migrants on Jet-Skis”.
  • Bayern Munich are considering a move for Paris Saint-Germain attacker Julian Draxler.

  • Claudio Marchisio wants to leave Juventus before the end of the transfer window, with Chelsea mooted as a possible destination.
  • Tottenham and Chelsea have been dealt a transfer blow after Joao Cancelo landed in Italy to finalise a transfer to Inter Milan.
  • Goncalo Guedes is set to join Valencia on loan from Paris Saint-Germain shortly, according to sources close to both clubs.
  • Valencia are closing in on the season-long loan signing of Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira.
  • Galatasaray are keen on signing Arsenal outcast Kieran Gibbs.
  • Fenerbahce are closing in on a the £13.5million signing of Everton striker Oumar Niasse after the Turkish side agreed personal terms.
  • Inter Milan will make an offer for AC Milan star Suso if Antonio Candreva moves to Premier League side Chelsea before the end of the transfer window.
  • Virgil van Dijk, 26, has been pictured training with their under-23 side despite handing in a transfer request at the club.
  • Chelsea will only make a bid for Van Dijk if they get the go-ahead from Saints, who have insisted the central defender is not for sale.
  • Liverpool are still interested in Virgil van Dijk and are ready to move for the defender if Southampton’s stance changes before the end of the transfer window.
  • Barcelona have been behind the decision for Philippe Coutinho to miss a number of Liverpool’s opening fixtures in order to increase their chances of signing the player.
  • Barca will try to sign PSG’s 29-year-old former Manchester United midfielder Angel di Maria if they fail to sign Philippe Coutinho, 25, from Liverpool.

  • Swansea City have agreed a fee with Hull to sign midfielder Sam Clucas. The 26-year-old still needs to agree personal terms and pass a medical.
  • Lille are ready to offer £36m for Chelsea’s 23-year-old Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi.
  • Chelsea have also considered making a move for Leicester Cityand England striker Jamie Vardy, 30, this summer.
  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is yet to decide whether 20-year-old winger Ryan Kent will be sent out on loan for the 2017-18 season.
  • Tottenham’s England midfielder Dele Alli, 21, is looking to change his agent, with a view to increasing his £60,000-a-week wages.
  • Spurs are preparing a £20m bid for injured Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, but still face competition from Chelsea.
  • Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, 25, could leave the club, with Inter Milan interested in signing the Germany international, who is valued at £35m.
  • Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says he prefers Premier League referees to the officials in La Liga after the 31-year-old picked up his 23rd red card for Madrid against Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.
  • A trio of Premier League clubs are chasing Lorient’s £12 million-rated forward Abdul Majeed Waris. West Brom forward Hal Robson-Kanu’s sending off at Burnley on Saturday has been upheld at an FA hearing.
  • West Ham have ruled out England striker Andy Carroll, 28, leaving on loan but are open to the idea of a permanent transfer, with the player linked with a return to Newcastle.
  • The Hammers are already looking at potential successors to manager Slaven Bilic following their disappointing start to the season.
  • Newcastle United have ditched plans to sign Montenegro striker Stevan Jovetic, 27, from Inter Milan but remain confident over a deal for Sampdoria and Belgium midfielder Dennis Praet, 23.
  • Newcastle’s managing director Lee Charnley pictured watching Dennis Praet in Genoa’s 2-1 win against newly promoted side Benevento in Serie A.
  • Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed his interest in 21-year-old Southampton striker Sam Gallagher.
  • And he is also ready to break Birmingham’s transfer record with a £7m bid for Torino and Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah, 25.
  • Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare says that the futures of Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 26 and England midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27, might not be resolved until the final few days of the transfer window.
  • Southampton are willing to listen to offers for Jordy Clasie after informing the midfielder he is surplus to requirements at the club.
  • Watford are edging closer to the loan signing of Andre Carillo from Benfica.
  • Manchester United’s Anthony Martial has finally responded to a fan who tweeted him every day for 77 days.
  • United winger Ashley Young played just under 60 minutes of a reserve team game against Swansea on Monday after suffering a groin injury in May.

  • Brighton and Hove Albion have agreed terms with FC Zurich to sign striker Raphael Dwamena for an undisclosed fee.
  • Hull City are in advanced talks with Arsenal over a deal to sign 22-year-old Spanish midfielder Jon Toral.
  • Leeds United want Middlesbrough and Benin striker Rudy Gestede, 28, and NEC’s Dutch forward Jay-Roy Grot, 19, as they search for Chris Wood’s replacement following his exit to Burnley.
  • Former England manager Steve McClaren has joined Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv as a coaching consultant. McClaren, 56, has not managed since March, when he was sacked by Derby for the second time.
  • Former U.S. youth international defender Shane O’Neill has secured a transfer to Dutch Eredivisie side Excelsior from Cypriot club Apollon Limossol.
  • New York City FC coach Patrick Vieira believes Toronto FC will not be caught in the race for the MLS Supporters’ Shield.

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  • Manchester City are willing to activate the £300million buy-out clause in Lionel Messi’s Barcelona contract.
  • City officials have met Messi’s representatives to discuss the possibility of a move for the 30-year-old to the Etihad.
  • Manchester United expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign a new contract to stay at Old Trafford as early as this week.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suggested his knee is almost strong enough to return to football by posting a video of himself kicking a punching bag.
  • Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is in talks to join Turkish side Antalyaspor on a two-year contract.
  • Nasri, 30, was pictured boarding a flight to Turkey on Sunday, when he is expected to have a medical.
  • Barcelona are stepping up their interest in Nice’s26-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder Jean Michael Seri.
  • Barca will pay Seri’s 40m euro (£36.5m) release clause and the player will sign on Monday.
  • Barcelona told Liverpool they have until Sunday to accept their £118m bid for 25-year-old attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho, or the offer will be withdrawn.

  • Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller will miss the next seven months after he ruptured a knee ligament in celebrating a goal.

Twelve-year-old forward Youssoufa Moukoko has scored eight goals in three games for Borussia Dortmund’sunder-17 side this season.

  • Manchester City are ready to pay Arsenal £70m for their 28-year-old forward Alexis Sanchez.
  • City will offer Sanchez a contract worth £400,000 a week.
  • Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City are all keen to sign 18-year-old Fenerbahce midfielder Oguz Kagan.
  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is planning to spend £200m on Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 27, Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, and three defenders from Southampton: Virgil van Dijk, 26, Cedric Soares, 25, and Ryan Bertrand, 28.
  • The Blues have also enquired about central defender Toby Alderweireld’s interest in leaving Tottenham, with the 28-year-old’s talks about a new deal progressing poorly.
  • Diego Costa has turned down loan offers from Shanghai SIPG and Tianjin Quanjian that would have earned him £13m between now and November.
  • Atletico Madrid have agreed a 55million Euros fee with Chelsea for Diego Costa.
  • Chelsea will have to pay €25million if they are to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan.
  • AC Milan have decided against any potential move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere – because of inevitable concerns over his fitness record.
  • Leicester’s Daniel Amartey is a target for Bundesliga side Stuttgart.
  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hopes to sign Swansea star Fernando Llorente and Tottenham’s Danny Rose.
  • Chelsea winger Kenedy is set to join Newcastle on loan but striker Michy Batshuayi is likely to stay at Stamford Bridge.
  • The Blues have ditched their interest in signing Leicester’s Danny Drinkwater over the £40million price tag, and turned their attentions to Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Gzegorz Krychowiak.
  • Manchester United target Fabinho will not be joining Paris Saint-Germain this summer as Monaco are unwilling to let their Ligue 1 rivals have both him and Kylian Mbappe.
  • Premier League giants Manchester United, Arsenal, and Liverpool are competing to sign £30million Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Julian Draxler.
  • Wayne Rooney’s impressive form since returning to Everton is on the verge of earning him an England recall.
  • Juventus have also emerged as contenders to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton.
  • Newcastle are pondering a deal to bring West Ham striker Andy Carroll back to Tyneside.
  • Brighton have launched a £10million bid for Cardiff striker Kenneth Zohore, with Tomer Hemed a potential makeweight in the deal.

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  • Paris Saint-Germain are getting ready to announce the €200m signing of Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe, which will see the player will earn €18m-a-season for five years.
  • Barcelona’s third and latest offer of £119m for Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25, was rejected, with the bid being made up of a guaranteed £80m and the rest for the Brazilian reaching targets, including winning multiple trophies and the Ballon d’Or.
  • Diego Costa insists he will not return to London to train with the Chelsea squad, but appears to be keeping fit in Blues colours in Brazil.
  • Chelsea want £50m for striker Diego Costa but Atletico Madridare only prepared to offer £30m for the 28-year-old.
  • West Bromwich Albion have reportedly told Manchester City they must pay £35m if they wish to sign defender Jonny Evans.

  • Burnley have agreed a £15m deal with Leeds United to sign New Zealand striker Chris Wood.
  • Jose Mourinho says Chelsea can have no excuses if they fail to mount a strong Premier League title defence this season. The Portuguese says Chelsea should still be considered favourites for the title this season, despite suffering a 3-2 opening day home loss to Burnley.
  • Real Madrid are planning a bid of around £46 million for Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea.
  • Manchester United will allow De Gea, 26, to join Real Madrid next season if they can sign 18-year-old Italy international Gianluigi Donnarumma from AC Milan.
  • Barcelona are on the verge of signing Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria.

  • Yerry Mina has sealed a move to Barcelona and will join the Liga giants from Palmeiras in 2018. Mina will nevertheless stay at Palmeiras until the end of the year.
  • Barcelona have made a €30 million offer for Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri as they continue their search for new signings.
  • Arsene Wenger is ready to give defender Calum Chambers another chance at Arsenal after selling Gabriel to Valencia.
  • Arsenal are ready to make their move for Julian Draxler, with PSG wanting around £32 million to complete a deal this summer.
  • Paris St-Germain will not entertain the possibility of selling Germany winger Julian Draxler, 23, this summer.

  • Real Madrid want to reward Marco Asensio with a new contract until 2023 and increase his buy-out clause to €500 million.
  • Real have rejected a €75 million offer for Mateo Kovacic from Juventus.
  • Inter Milan are confident of sealing a loan deal for Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala.
  • Inter have made an approach to take Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi on a season-long loan deal.
  • Patrick Roberts is heading back to Celtic on a season-long loan from Manchester City, but no formal agreement has been signed but the deal is expected to become official early next week.

  • Chelsea are targeting 30-year-old Inter Milan and Italy winger Antonio Candreva, with the Serie A club prepared to sell for £25m.
  • The Blues have had a £63 million offer for Italy forward Andrea Belotti knocked back by Torino.
  • Antonio Conte has expressed his dissatisfaction that Nathaniel Chalobah and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were allowed to leave Chelsea this summer.
  • West Ham defender Winston Reid had to be stretchered off before Saturday’s Premier League clash with Southampton had even kicked off.
  • The Hammers are becoming frustrated in their attempts to sign 25-year-old Portugal midfielder William Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon, with the clubs £5.5m apart in their valuations.

  • Tottenham are in advanced talks to sign Argentine centre-back Juan Foyth, 19, from Estudiantes, for a fee of around £9m.
  • Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to sign at least three more players before the close of the transfer window after sealing a deal for Davinson Sanchez.
  • West Brom are considering a move for Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho following Manchester City’s interest in Jonny Evans.
  • Leicester City defender Yohan Benalouane, 30, has been offered a three-year deal by Turkish side Osmanlispor.
  • Newcastle have reportedly lodged a bid for Sampdoria star Dennis Praet as Rafa Benitez looks to strengthen his squad before the transfer window closes.
  • Rafa Benitez claims Mike Ashley has changed his stance on transfers, arguing: “He knows what he told me.”

  • Crystal Palace are interested in signing Scotland international Oliver Burke from RB Leipzig, but will need to offer £18m to secure his service.
  • Palace boss Frank de Boer, 47, says he turned down an offer to become Liverpool manager because he “wasn’t ready”.
  • Frank de Boer turned down Barcelona once in his playing days while at Ajax – but does not believe Liverpool will be able to retain Philippe Coutinho.
  • Swansea are hopeful of a £15m move for West Brom’s Nacer Chadli after selling Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton.
  • Birmingham manager Harry Redknapp says he still wants to sign 33-year-old former England winger Stewart Downing from Middlesbrough,but negotiations are proving difficult.
  • Barnsley are in advanced discussions with Nice’s Chinese billionaire majority shareholder Chien Lee over a takeover.
  • Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has been told by sporting director Hasan Salihamidziche he can no longer smoke inside the club’s training complex.

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  • Arsenal have rejected a £44million bid from Manchester City for forward Alexis Sanchez, according to the player’s advisers.

  • City have had a bid of £18million rejected by fellow Premier League side West Brom for defender Jonny Evans.
  • Chelsea have been told that Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater will cost them £40 million.
  • The Blues will attempt to make a trio of signings before the end of August, including Southampton defender Cedric Soares.
  • Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is adamant that Spanish midfielder Sergi Roberto will not be sold this season. The 25-year-old is a target for Manchester United.
  • Liverpool and Barcelona could be set to agree a deal for Philippe Coutinho in ‘a matter of hours’.
  • Chelsea are ready to make a bid worth a whopping £50 million for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose.
  • Antonio Conte is struggling to convince the Chelsea board to sign his transfer targets.
  • Conte will move for Torino striker Andrea Belotti once Diego Costa leaves the club.

  • Juventus have rejected a third bid from Chelsea for Brazilian full-back Alex Sandro.
  • Should Juventus fail to land Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi, they will instead seek to sign Marouane Fellaini.

  • Liverpool are about to seal the deal with OGC Nice on Ivorian international playmaking midfielder Jean Michael Seri.
  • Liverpool and Manchester United target Stefan de Vrij could be set to commit his future to Lazio after their latest bumper contract offer.
  • Fiorentina striker Nikola Kalinic will join AC Milan after a deal was completed.
  • Milan have made a lucrative offer to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal.
  • Ivan Perisic’s agent is set to hold talks with Inter regarding a new contract for the Croatia international.

  • Inter Milan are set to pip Chelsea to Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo.
  • Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia is being tracked by Burnley, West Brom and Swansea.
  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is prepared to wait until the January transfer window to make any further signings.
  • Philippe Coutinho is ready to do anything to play for Barcelona and is ready to spend the season in the stands in an attempt to force through the deal.
  • Liverpool want Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 29, included in negotiations with the Spanish giants over playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 25.

  • Diego Costa could be sued by Chelsea if he ignores their requests to return to training.
  • Chelsea are ready to make a bid worth a whopping £50 million for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose.

  • Tottenham are not expected to entertain offers from Chelsea for Danny Rose, 27, with the Blues ready to double his salary.
  • Manchester United are ready to offer striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, a coaching role as part of their move to re-sign him.
  • United are among a number of clubs to have expressed reservations about a proposal to close the transfer window before the start of the season.
  • Manchester City have turned their eye on Eden Hazard after cooling their interest in Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez.
  • Swansea are ready to spend some of the £45 million windfall from the sale of Gylfi Sigurdsson on a deal to bring Wilfried Bony back to the club.
  • Marseille are targeting a move for Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy as the Ligue 1 club look to improve their options at right-back.
  • Gunners and England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 25, is wanted by Championship side Aston Villa. Wilshere has one year left on his Arsenal contract.
  • Brazilian defender Gabriel is set to join Valencia from Arsenal in a £10m deal. Gabriel, 26, joined the Gunners for £15m in January 2015.

  • Napoli have turned down a £55m bid from Barcelona for Italy’s 26-year-old forward Lorenzo Insigne.
  • Barcelona are a step closer to securing a deal for Ousmane Dembele, 20, from Borussia Dortmund after the French forward was pictured packing his bags.
  • A photo of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in London was posted on Instagram, only to be deleted soon after. The 26-year-old has been linked with Chelsea.
  • Celta midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop has emerged as a strong candidate to become Tottenham’s first signing of the transfer window.
  • Tottenham are lining up a £27m bid for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez. The 23-year-old Spaniard looked to be heading to Italian side Napoli.
  • Daniel Levy, the Tottenham chairman, says midfielder Dele Alli, 21, would not be sold even for £150m, with Barcelona and Manchester City both interested.
  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has sent a letter (with marriage advice) to a lifelong Spurs fan before his wedding day.
  • Paris St-Germain’s new world-record £198m signing Neymar has hired a UFC fighter as his personal bodyguard.
  • Chelsea pulled out of a deal for Paris St-Germain’s Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowia, 27, because PSG were too busy handling the arrival of Neymar from Barcelona.
  • Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has three games to save his job.
  • West Brom have no intention of selling Nacer Chadli, but are lining up a replacement in case Swansea make an offer too good to refuse for the 28-year-old Belgian winger.
  • Watford are close to agreeing a season-long loan deal for Benfica’s Peruvian 26-year-old winger Andre Carrillo.
  • Sheffield Wednesday will reject a second bid from Leicester Cityfor forward George Hirst. The 18-year-old is the son of former England striker David Hirst.
  • Leeds’ New Zealand striker Chris Wood, 25, fears his club’s demand of a £20m fee could stop a dream move to Burnley.