Transfer rumours: Dembele, Sarr, Rose, Anderson, Romero, Knockaert

Barcelona’s France forward Ousmane Dembele, 23, was not interested in joining Manchester United before the transfer window closed and is targeting a move to Juventus next summer. (Catalunya Radio, via Mirror)external-link

Manchester United will not make a move for Watford’s Senegal international Ismaila Sarr, 22, before the EFL transfer window closes on 16 October. (Goal)external-link

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is set to leave English defender Danny Rose, 30, out of his updated 25-man squad list, which has to be completed by 20 October. (Mail)external-link

West Ham’s Brazil Felipe Anderson says he is “fulfilling his dream” of playing Champions League football with a season-long move to Porto but believes he still has a future with the Hammers. (Talksport)external-link

West Ham remain keen on adding a centre-back from the Championship while they will also look for a midfielder to replace Anderson. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Manchester United’s Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero, 33, is lining up a move to Major League Soccer after missing out on joining Everton on deadline day. (Mail)external-link

New Nottingham Forest boss Chris Hughton is keen on signing Fulham’s attacking French midfielder Anthony Knockaert, 28, on loan. (Sky Sports)external-link

West Brom are confident of completing the signing of Huddersfield’s English forward Karlan Grant, 23, before next Friday’s EFL deadline. (Mail)external-link

Germany boss Joachim Low claims Antonio Rudiger “tried everything to leave Chelsea” before deadline day and believes the 27-year-old defender will again seek a move in the January window. (Sun)external-link

Bayern Munich, who were unable to agree a loan deal for England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 19, were told by Chelsea that there would be a penalty clause if he did not play enough games for the Bundesliga club, plus an obligation for Bayern to buy him for over £70m if he reached a certain number of appearances. (Sport Bild)external-link

Norwich are confident of keeping English midfielder Todd Cantwell despite continued interest in the 22-year-old from Premier League Leeds. (Football Insider)external-link

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, 25, has revealed his three-week campaign to convince fellow England midfielder Ross Barkley, 26, to join the club from Chelsea. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Grealish was one of four Ole Gunnar Solskjaer targets that Manchester United were unable to sign before the transfer window closed. (ESPN)external-link

Manchester United’s latest addition, Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani, 33, has revealed that he is keen on a move to Argentine side Boca Juniors after his stint at Old Trafford ends. (Goal)external-link

Cavani revealed he almost retired from football after his girlfriend contracted Covid-19. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, 35, is determined to stay at Real Madrid and would accept a pay cut to remain with the Spanish club. (Marca)external-link

Former England midfielder Jack Wilshere, 28, thought to be in advanced talks with Rangers, is confident of securing his next club following his release by West Ham. (Daily Record)external-link

West Brom are among the clubs interested in signing Bournemouth’s Norway striker Josh King, 28. (Express and Star)external-link

Barcelona have begun a process to lower the wages of all the staff on their payroll, including first-team players. (Marca)external-link

Rangers are set to open talks with English winger Ryan Kent, 23, over a new contract after thwarting interest from Leeds. (Football Insider)external-link

Brighton’s Polish midfielder Jakub Moder, 21, on a season-long loan at Lech Poznan, could return to the Seagulls in January. (Argus)external-link

Aston Villa’s Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, 28, admits he “fell out of love with football” at Arsenal but left the club “on a high” and at the right time. (Independent)external-link

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