Transfer rumours: Mbappe, Maitland-Niles, Alaba, De Roon, Tosun, Mustafi, Alonso


Paris St-Germain’s sacking of coach Thomas Tuchel has complicated Real Madrid’s hopes of signing France striker Kylian Mbappe, 22, from the Ligue1 champions next summer. (AS)external-link

Atletico Madrid are weighing up trying to sign 23-year-old Arsenal and England defender Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan in January. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso is also a target for Atletico Madrid, with the 29-year-old Spain international having struggled for first-team football at Stamford Bridge this season. (El Chiringuito, via Football London)external-link

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to sign a centre-half next year but is unlikely to join the race for 28-year-old Bayern Munich and Austria defender David Alaba, whose contract runs out in the summer. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli wants Turkey midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, who has been linked with Manchester United, to stay at the club as talks over a new deal with the 26-year-old take place. (Goal) external-link

Manchester City and Tottenham are monitoring 29-year-old Atalanta and Netherlands midfielder Marten de Roon, who had a spell at Middlesbrough earlier in his career. (90 Min)external-link

Feyenoord manager Dick Advocaat has ruled out a move for Everton and Turkey striker Cenk Tosun, 29. (FC Update, via Sport Witness)external-link

Barcelona have rejected claims they are interested in signing 28-year-old Arsenal and Germany centre-back Shkodran Mustafi. (Mundo Deportivo, via Mail)external-link

Chelsea have joined Manchester United in showing an interest in 19-year-old Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo, who plays for Independiente del Valle. (Mail)external-link

Napoli will listen to offers for Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz after talks over a new contract with the 24-year-old stall. (Calciomercato, via Football Italia)external-link



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Transfer rumours: Stones, Salah, Alaba, Gomez, Digne, Rojo, Jones


Manchester City’s England centre-back John Stones, 26, is set to sign a new contract after winning over manager Pep Guardiola this season. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Liverpool have no plans to sell 28-year-old Egypt striker Mo Salah despite claims he is “unhappy” at the club. (Sun)external-link

Bayern Munich’s Austria defender David Alaba has refused to sign a new deal with the European champions and can talk to other clubs from January. Chelsea, Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain are interested in signing the 28-year-old. (Mail)external-link

Arsenal are considering a move for 24-year-old Valencia and Uruguay striker Maxi Gomez. (Mirror)external-link

Everton are preparing a new contract for France left-back Lucas Digne. Manchester City are among the clubs who want the 27-year-old. (Times – subscription required)external-link

Newcastle United and Sheffield United are interested in signing Manchester United and Argentina defender Marcos Rojo, 30, on loan. (The Athletic – subscription required)external-link

Paris St-Germain are planning to bid for Atletico Madrid’s 27-year-old Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak, who is keen for a new challenge. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United and England defender Phil Jones, 28, is a loan target for West Brom and Derby County. (Star)external-link

Manchester United want to sign Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo, 19, from Independiente del Valle in January. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola does not expect to bring in a new striker during the January transfer window, despite Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero missing the win over Southampton on Saturday. (Goal) external-link

Liverpool’s England Under-21s defender Rhys Williams, 19, will not be allowed to go out on loan. He is wanted by a host of Championship clubs, including play-off hopefuls Middlesbrough. (Sun)external-link

Inter Miami’s Scottish winger Lewis Morgan, 24 is being monitored by Premier League strugglers Sheffield United and Championship side Reading.(Mail)external-link

Sheffield United are keen on signing Sampdoria’s Gambia defender Omar Colley, 28, on a permanent deal, while Manchester United’s England midfielder Jesse Lingard could make a loan move to Bramall Lane. (Yorkshire Live)external-link

New West Brom boss Sam Allardyce criticised England midfielder Jake Livermore, 31, and hinted he could lose the club captaincy after his red card in the 3-0 loss to Aston Villa on Sunday. (Independent)external-link

Leicester City are prepared to let English winger Demarai Gray, 24, leave the club in January, with Tottenham, Everton, Southampton and Crystal Palace interested. (90 min)external-link

Arsenal have opened contract talks with 25-year-old English defender Rob Holding, whose deal runs until 2023. (Football Insider)external-link

Championship club Huddersfield Town are planning an ambitious move for Brazil Under-20s forward Lincoln, with Flamengo prepared to listen to offers for the 20-year-old. (Mail)external-link

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez wants “innovative” reforms to the format of the Champions League. (Independent)external-link

Newcastle’s 29-year-old Wales defender Paul Dummett, who made only his second appearance of 2020 on Saturday, feared he would have to retire because of persistent injury problems. (Newcastle Chronicle)external-link

Championship side Barnsley have had a £500,000 bid accepted for 21-year-old Forest Green Rovers defender Liam Kitching. (Football Insider)external-link

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Transfer gossip: Bissouma, Giroud, Salah, Mbappe, Alaba


Manchester United are interested in Liverpool and Arsenal transfer target Yves Bissouma, Brighton’s Malian 24-year-old midfielder who has impressed this season. (Express)external-link

Liverpool are considering selling “unhappy” Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah, 28, says former Egypt player Mohamed Aboutrika. (Bein Sports via Goal)external-link

Real Madrid are very confident of signing France forward Kylian Mbappe, 22, from Paris St-Germain next summer. (90 Min)external-link

Spain midfielder Isco wants to leave Real Madrid in the January transfer window but the club is yet to receive any offers for the 28-year-old. (AS)external-link

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge accepts that defender David Alaba, 28, is set to leave the German club. The Austrian’s contract expires on 30 June, 2021, and the player can negotiate with whoever he wants from 1 January, with Real Madrid favourites to sign him. (Marca)external-link

Brazil midfielder Allan, 29, says he did not need to “think twice” about joining Everton in the summer, with the “project” the club are putting together playing a key part. (Liverpool Echo) external-link

Former midfielder Roy Keane believes Manchester United can push Liverpool for the Premier League title and could be the reigning champions’ closest challengers. (Sky Sports)external-link

Slaven Bilic knew he would be sacked as manager by West Brom while on the coach returning from Manchester City last week. (Telegraph – subscription required) external-link

Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo has downplayed a potential transfer for Argentine striker Paulo Dybala, 27. (Mail)external-link

Manchester City are willing to consider offers for Ukrainian defender Oleksandr Zinchenko, 24, in the January transfer window. (Express)external-link

German defender Antonio Rudiger, 27, admits he “isn’t satisfied” with his current situation at Chelsea, but insists he will not look for a transfer away in January. (ZDF via Mail)external-link

Japanese winger Takefusa Kubo, 19, could see his season-long loan deal at Villarreal end in January after falling out of favour with coach Unai Emery. (AS – in Spanish)external-link

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Transfer rumours: White, Upamecano, Alaba, Garcia, Rojo, Eriksen, Szoboszlai


Manchester United have added Brighton’s English defender Ben White, 23, to their centre-back wish-list. He is joined by two France internationals in RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano, 22, and Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane, 27. (MEN)external-link

However, United’s hopes of signing Upamecano in January may have been ended by their elimination from the Champions League. (Express)external-link

Paris St-Germain are preparing a January loan bid for Tottenham’s England midfielder Dele Alli and believe Spurs are prepared to let the 24-year-old leave. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea would need to make David Alaba their highest earning player if they are to bring Bayern Munich’s Austrian wing-back, 28, to Stamford Bridge. (Mirror)external-link

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is keen on signing 19-year-old Spain defender Eric Garcia from former club Manchester City. (Sun)external-link

Sheffield United are considering a move for Manchester United’s Argentine defender Marcos Rojo, 30, who is keen to leave for regular playing time. (Mail)external-link

Alternatively, the Blades could move for Preston North End’s English centre-back Ben Davies, 25, with manager Chris Wilder desperate to add defensive reinforcements in January. (Sky Sports)external-link

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen’s salary at Inter Milan will likely see the out-of-favour 28-year-old priced out of a return to the Premier League. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Red Bull Salzburg’s failure to progress in the Champions League has boosted Arsenal’s hopes of signing 20-year-old Hungary midfield Dominik Szoboszlai in January. (Football.London)external-link

However, the Gunners expect to face competition from RB Leipzig, with Bayern Munich and Real Madrid also thought to interested. (Sky Sports)external-link

Arteta is hopeful of keeping English 19-year-old Folarin Balogun at Arsenal. The forward’s contract expires next summer. (Metro)external-link

West Brom have begun identifying replacements for manager Slaven Bilic, who could lose his job if his side are beaten by Newcastle on Saturday. (Mail)external-link

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says the German champions do not need to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, because they have Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 32. (Tuttosport – in Italian)external-link

Aston Villa could look to bolster their attacking options in January if Brazil striker Wesley, 24, has not returned from injury. (Mail)external-link

Manchester United are assessing the success of their loan decisions, with a number of the club’s youngsters concerned about a lack of playing time. (MEN)external-link

United’s senior players fear the team’s inconsistent form is in part due to the number of tactical and selection changes being made by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

England forward Marcus Rashford, 23, says he wants to remain at Manchester United for the rest of his career. (Times)external-link

Former Netherlands and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie says he urged then-manager Arsene Wenger to sign Italy and Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini, 36, to help Arsenal win the Premier League. (Effe Relativing, via Metro)external-link

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Transfer rumours: Neymar, Mbappe, Alaba, Pogba, Messi, De Jong, Hulk


Brazil forward Neymar, 28, says that leaving Paris St-Germain “does not cross my mind”. (L’Equipe – in French)external-link

Chelsea are one of four potential destinations David Alaba’s agent has identified for the Austria defender, 28, if he leaves Bayern Munich next summer. The others are Barcelona, Real Madrid and PSG. (Bild, via Sun)external-link

Manchester United have doubts about whether Real Madrid or Juventus can afford to sign their France midfielder Paul Pogba, 27. (ESPN)external-link

Argentine forward Lionel Messi would threaten the financial balance at Paris St-Germain if the 33-year-old joined from Barcelona, says former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. (Goal)external-link

Jordi Farre says that if he wins the Barcelona presidential election on 24 January, Messi will sign a contract renewal the next day. (Sport – in Spanish)external-link

Bayern Munich are preparing a move for Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 23. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)external-link

Brazil striker Hulk, 34, is willing to take a 90% pay cut to seal a free transfer to the Premier League after ending his four-year spell with Shanghai SIPG. (Record, via Sun)external-link

Wolves have been offered the chance to sign Hulk as a replacement for injured Mexico striker Raul Jimenez. (Football Insider)external-link

Arsenal and Wolves are among a number of clubs watching developments with Valencia and Uruguay striker Maxi Gomez. The 24-year-old could be sold next year as the Spanish club look to raise funds. (Mail)external-link

Scouts from Arsenal, Tottenham, Everton and Manchester United will watch Jamaica winger Leon Bailey, 23, in Bayer Leverkusen’s Europa League tie with Slavia Prague on Thursday. (Mail)external-link

PSV Eindhoven’s Netherlands forward Donyell Malen, 21, is at the top of Borussia Dortmund’s list to replace Jadon Sancho if they sell the English winger, 20, next year. (Bild – in German)external-link

Benfica have decided to send on-loan French defender Jean-Clair Todibo, 20, back to Barcelona in January. (Record – in Portuguese)external-link

Benfica are also interested in signing French midfielder Boubakary Soumare, 21, from Lille. (A Bola – in Portuguese)external-link

Dutch forward Sydney van Hooijdonk, 20, could join his father Pierre’s former club Nottingham Forest as his NAC Breda contract has a clause which allows him a free transfer in January. Forest’s Championship rivals Swansea and Sheffield Wednesday are also interested. (Sun)external-link

Wolves and Burnley are interested in Stoke City’s English striker Tyrese Campbell, but the Championship side have already told Rangers that the 20-year-old is not for sale in January. (Football Insider)external-link

MLS side Toronto FC are interviewing former France internationals Laurent Blanc, 55, and Patrick Vieira, 44, for their head coaching vacancy. (Boston Globe)external-link

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Transfer rumours: Giroud, Torres, Ferrari, Schuurs, Eriksen, Alaba


Inter Milan want to bring in Chelsea’s France forward Olivier Giroud, 34, on a six-month loan deal in January, with an option to buy. (Tuttosport via Mail)external-link

Chelsea will open talks with Bayern Munich defender David Alaba, 28, in January as they aim to sign the Austrian on a free transfer when his contract expires next summer. (AS via Sun)external-link

Manchester United are hoping Villarreal could be tempted to take back their former player, 26-year-old Ivorian defender Eric Bailly, as part of their £60m pursuit of the Spanish side’s Spain centre-back Pau Torres, 23. (Team Talk)external-link

Liverpool will be able to sign Ajax defender Perr Schuurs if they offer £27m for the 21-year-old. (De Telegraaf via Liverpool Echo)external-link

Tottenham are monitoring Sassuolo centre-back Gian Marco Ferrari, 28, ahead of a possible move for the Italian in January. (90min)external-link

Manchester United could move for Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen, 28, if the Denmark international is not wanted by former club Tottenham. (Football Insider)external-link

Barcelona rejected a 250m euro (£224m) bid from Inter Milan for Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 33, in 2006, according to former president Joan Laporta. (Football Italia)external-link

France and Fulham goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, 27, says he turned down a number of other clubs including Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain in favour of the Premier League club. (Canal+ via Football London)external-link

Rangers winger Ryan Kent’s decision to change agents in the summer could lead to the 24-year-old – who was linked to Leeds last summer – moving on from Ibrox, according to former Gers boss Alex McLeish. (Glasgow Evening Times)external-link

Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez, 32, has hinted he will leave the German champions when his contract ends next June, saying he would like to “try something new”. (Reuters via Eurosport)external-link

AZ Alkmaar’s midfielder Mohamed Taabouni, 18, is set for a move to Italy or Spain in January, with a number of clubs interested in the Netherlands youth international. (Voetbal International – in Dutch)external-link

Newcastle are keen to sign the Eintracht Frankfurt’s Jetro Willems, 26, on a permanent deal after the Netherlands defender was forced to cut his loan spell at St James’ Park in January because of a serious knee injury. (Shields Gazette)external-link

The Magpies have decided not to offer non-league Hebburn Town striker Cedwyn Scott, 21, a professional contract following a trial. (Newcastle Chronicle)external-link

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Transfer gossip: Messi, Camavinga, Ramos, Alaba, James, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum


Manchester City are determined to sign Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 33, after boss Pep Guardiola agreed a new contract. (Mirror)external-link

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk’s hopes of returning this season have been boosted after the 29-year-old Dutchman returned to light training following his knee surgery. (Mail)external-link

Real Madrid and Inter Milan have stepped up their interest in Liverpool’s 30-year-old Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)external-link

A number of Premier League clubs are interested in signing Spain defender Sergio Ramos, should the 34-year-old not renew his Real Madrid contract. (90min)external-link

Real Madrid will move for Bayern Munich and Austria defender David Alaba, 28, regardless of whether Ramos leaves or not. (Marca)external-link

Everton are considering a move for Manchester United and Wales winger Daniel James, 23, in January. (Football Insider)external-link

Striker Olivier Giroud, 34, is ready to consider offers to leave Chelsea in January in a bid to keep his spot in France’s squad for next summer’s European Championships. (Guardian)external-link

Newcastle United are ready to listen to offers for Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron, 26, who has already been offered to clubs by his agent. (90min)external-link

Juventus’ German midfielder Sami Khedira, 33, wants to move to the Premier League and could be an option for Everton or Manchester United. (Sun)external-link

Nigerian billionaire Orji Kalu wants to buy a 35% stake in Arsenal and “bring trophies back” to the club. (Mirror)external-link

Arsenal’s Brazilian defender David Luiz, 33, was involved in a training ground scuffle with Dani Ceballos and struck the Spanish midfielder, 24, on the nose. (The Athletic – subscription required)external-link

Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, wants to win trophies with Borussia Dortmund and is not thinking about a move abroad, says his father Alf-Inge Haaland. (Sport1, via Goal)external-link

AC Milan are interested in 20-year-old Dynamo Kyiv and Ukraine Under-20 forward Vladyslav Supriaha. (Calciomercato)external-link

Juventus are in no rush to trigger their £31m purchase option to buy Spain forward Alvaro Morata, 28, from Atletico Madrid. (Goal)external-link

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Transfer gossip: Messi, Guardiola, Grealish, Bailly, Dzeko, Alaba


Manchester City remain interested in signing Barcelona’s Lionel Messi when his contract expires next summer – and a spell with New York City FC in the United States could also tempt the 33-year-old Argentina forward. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)external-link

Aston Villa and England midfielder Jack Grealish, 25, has moved to the top of City’s list of transfer targets, while the Etihad Stadium club are also considering whether to trigger a £25m buy-back clause for Villa’s 22-year-old Brazilian midfielder Douglas Luiz. (Daily Star on Sunday)external-link

Ajax director of football and former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars says he is ready for a new challenge alongside the Dutch club’s chief executive Edwin van der Sar, the former Manchester United goalkeeper. The pair are linked to a possible switch to United. (Sunday Mirror)external-link

Both Liverpool and Everton are interested in Torino’s Brazilian centre-back Gleison Bremer, 23. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Manchester United have been told by defender Eric Bailly’s representatives that the 26-year-old Ivory Coast international may need to “assess” his future if his Old Trafford situation does not improve. (Calciomercato – in Italian)external-link

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho says 21-year-old Portugal midfielder Gedson Fernandes’ loan spell from Benfica could end in January. (Sport TV, via Sky Sports)external-link

Some Manchester City fans believe a short-term move for their 34-year-old Bosnian former forward Edin Dzeko, who now plays at Roma, could be a wise decision when the transfer window reopens in January. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Juventus are leading the race for Bayern Munich’s 28-year-old Austria defender David Alaba, whose contract runs out next summer. (Tuttosport – in Italian)external-link

Crystal Palace are looking at Chelsea and Spain left-back Marcos Alonso, 29, as an option if Netherlands defender Patrick van Aanholt, 30, does not extend his deal with the Eagles beyond the end of this season. (Mail on Sunday)external-link

Everton’s Ivorian midfielder Jean-Philippe Gbamin, 25, could leave the club on loan in January after failing to make an impact at Goodison Park. (Football Insider)external-link

Leeds United and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 24, says 27-year-old forward Patrick Bamford, his Elland Road team-mate, is close to joining him on the international stage. (Yorkshire Evening Post)external-link

Liverpool legend Sir Kenny Dalglish believes Reds manager Jurgen Klopp will find the perfect solution to his defensive crisis after injuries to first-choice centre-back pairing Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Southampton may look to sell Mohamed Elyounoussi to Celtic, with the 26-year-old Norwegian forward in his second spell on loan at the Scottish club. (Hampshire Live)external-link

The English Football League has placed a number of clubs under a transfer embargo after they took out a bridging loan with the governing body. (Mail on Sunday) external-link

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Transfer rumours: Haaland, Ndombele, Saliba, Diaby, Alaba


Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland, 20, does not have a release clause in his contract, says Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke. (Bild – in German)external-link

Juventus’ chief football officer Fabio Paratici has spoken of his admiration for 27-year-old Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, who has been linked with a return to the Italian champions. (Mirror)external-link

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he wants Austria defender David Alaba to stay at the club, but the decision lies with the 28-year-old. (Bild – in German)external-link

Real Madrid are interested in signing Alaba when his contract expires next summer. (Diario AS – in Spanish)external-link

Barcelona could move for Tottenham Hotspur’s French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 23, next summer. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has suggested 19-year-old French centre-back William Saliba could leave on loan in January. (Mail)external-link

Ajax and Mexico defender Edson Alvarez, 23, says he wants to one day join Manchester City. (Voetbalzone, via Goal)external-link

Manchester United missed out on the signing of Bayer Leverkusen‘s French winger Moussa Diaby, 21, in the summer transfer window. (Bild, via Mail)external-link

United forward Mason Greenwood, 19, is expected to return to the England squad on Thursday. (Guardian)external-link

Talks between Spain defender Sergio Ramos, 34, and his club Real Madrid over a new contract have started. (ESPN)external-link

The Premier League will hold talks with broadcasters as to whether it should continue with the pay-per-view system following a meeting of all 20 clubs on Thursday. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Former Aston Villa forward Gabriel Agbonlahor says a new contract for Scotland midfielder John McGinn, 26, will be the next major deal announced by the club. (Football Insider)external-link

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani says he is open to a multi-club ownership model, similar to that of Red Bull and City Football Group, the parent company of Manchester City. (Yorkshire Evening Post)external-link

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Transfer rumours: Alaba, Emerson, Schuurs, Neymar, Sarri


Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has been offered to Real Madrid by his agent Pini Zahavi but Juventus and Inter Milan are also interested in the 28-year-old Austrian, who is out of contract at the end of the season. (Calciomercato – in Italian)external-link

Brazilian forward Neymar no longer wants to go back to Barcelona and the 28-year-old would rather stay at Paris St-Germain. (AS – in Spanish)external-link

Liverpool are interested in Ajax defender Perr Schuurs. The 20-year-old Dutchman was on trial at Anfield three years ago. (Mirror)external-link

Chelsea are planning a move for Malmo and Bosnia and Herzegovina centre-back Anel Ahmedhodzic, 21, who previously played for Nottingham Forest. (Expressen – in Swedish)external-link

Former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is the leading candidate to replace Beppe Iachini if he is sacked by Fiorentina. (Calciomercato)external-link

Atletico Madrid are close to signing Valencia and Central African Republic midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, 27, as a replacement for Thomas Partey, who joined Arsenal last month. (ESPN)external-link

Chelsea, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid are keen on signing Borussia Monchengladbach and Germany centre-back Matthias Ginter, 26. (Kicker – in German)external-link

AC Milan have made Barcelona’s 21-year-old Brazilian full-back Emerson, who is on loan at Real Betis, their main target for next summer. (Todofichajes – in Spanish)external-link

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso has revealed that James Bond star Sir Sean Connery, who died on Saturday, once tried to convince him not to leave Rangers when the Italian was playing there. (Sky Sports)external-link

Premier League bosses are under increasing pressure to abandon pay-per-view football during the upcoming lockdown. (Sun)external-link

Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus, 23, has shared a picture of himself training with the Manchester City squad as he nears a return to first-team action. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Wolves are planning a move for Middlesbrough’s English right-back Djed Spence, 20, in the January transfer window. (Teamtalk via Birmingham Mail)external-link

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