AC Milan turned back on Ronaldo dream last year
AC Milan were talked out of following up on talks to sign Cristiano Ronaldo last year, former CEO Marco Fassone has admitted.
Ronaldo shocked world football when he announced he would be leaving Real Madrid in the summer before sealing a move to Juventus. But the Portuguese star had flirted with a move 12 months prior and Milan made contact with him.
President Li Yonghong wanted to sign Ronaldo, but he was convinced to give up on the dream move by Fassone.
Teams queue up for Real Madrid wantaway Llorente
Sevilla are one of many interested in the 23-year-old midfielder, who has grown frustrated with a lack of playing time in the Spanish capital.
Llorente does not want to sit on the bench for the full season and will push for a move in January if his situation does not change dramatically.
Milinkovic-Savic boost for Man Utd, Barca & Real Madrid
Cavani must cut salary in half to join Napoli
The Uruguayan's sons still live in Italy, however, and reports of a tense relationship with Neymar suggest he could consider leaving the French capital.
If he wants to go back to Stadio San Paolo, though, he will have to cut his wages down to about €7 million (£6m/$8m).
Rafinha looking for Barcelona exit - father
Rafinha is ready to cut his losses at Barcelona and look for a way out in January, his agent and father says.
He has made just six appearances in La Liga this season and is again being linked with a move away, and his father says it is time to walk away from a "crazy" situation at Camp Nou.
Ibrahimovic open to AC Milan move
According to Sky Sport Italia, Ibrahimovic's agent, Mino Raiola, held talks with the Milan sporting director Leonardo and head of sporting strategy Paolo Maldini on Sunday and suggested they will have a good chance of luring the legendary striker back to San Siro if they make him feel loved.
Man Utd & Barca eye Amiens teen
France Under 21 striker set for January move
Emeran, already capped twice at Under 21 level, is expected to leave the French side in January, but is yet to make a decision on where he will end up.
Johnston signs new Celtic deal
The 19-year-old joins Olivier Ntcham, Ryan Christie and James Forrest, who all recently signed extensions with Brendan Rodgers' side.
Johnston, has played 14 times in the first team since making his debut at the back end of the 2016/17 season.
United target Pellegrini "only thinking about Roma" - agent
It was reported in Corriere dello Sport on Monday that the 22-year-old's representative, Giampiero Pocetta, returned from talks with the Premier League side with the assurance they would meet the release clause in his contract and offer him a much better wage.
“Pellegrini is only thinking about improving with and for Roma," Pocetta has since told Corriere dello Sport.
Arsenal ready to trigger Fornals release clause
Napoli turn down record Man Utd bid for Koulibaly
The Red Devils wanted to make the Senegal star the world’s most-expensive defender
Jose Mourinho is looking to improve his back line, and was prepared to make Koulibaly the most expensive defender in football history.
But Napoli have rejected the bid for the 27-year-old, and will accept nothing less than £90m (€101m/$115m) for the centre-back.
Leicester want Mendez
The 21-year-old attacking midfielder has been one of Celta's biggest stars this term, and scored on his debut for Spain earlier this week.
Mendez has a £23 million ($29m) release clause, and Celta will refuse to let him leave for any less than that amount.
Sevilla hope to sign Andre Silva from AC Milan permanently
The Portuguese forward joined the Spanish giants on a season-long loan during the last transfer window and has scored seven goals in his first 11 league appearances.
Sevilla have the option to make Silva's move permanent at the end of the current campaign and they are keen to pay the €38m ($43m, £34m) fee to secure his long-term services, according to Calcio Mercato.
Arsenal hoping to sell Elneny for £15m amid Leicester City interest
Arsenal are willing to offload Mohamed Elneny in January, who has fallen way down the pecking order at the club under Unai Emery.
Barcelona line up former charge Onana to replace Cillessen
According to Marca, the Blaugrana's back up shot-stopper tried to secure a transfer during the summer and could renew his efforts when the window reopens in January.
Onana came through the ranks at Barca's La Masia academy before leaving for Ajax in 2015 and he has since gone on to establish himself as the club's number one 'keeper.
Real Madrid aiming to lure Diaz away from Man City
Manchester City midfielder Brahim Diaz is the subject of interest from Real Madrid, who hope to convince him to move to the Santiago Bernabeu rather than sign a contract extension at the Etihad, according to AS.
The 19-year-old's current contract expires next summer, at which time he will become available on a free transfer and in January he is free to negotiate with any potential suitors.
Diaz has been restricted to just two first-team appearances for City this season and finds himself behind the likes of Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, David Silva and Ilkay Gundogan in the pecking order at the club.
‘Neymar leaving Barca was a terrible sin’
The former Blancos star said: “Neymar’s talent is undisputed, but he needs a squad that can help him grow in order to give the best of himself because he won’t achieve that on his own.”
Simeone not in Atletico extension talks
'Pulisic is the Coutinho-type Liverpool need'
Christian Pulisic is the “Coutinho-type” playmaker that Liverpool are lacking, says John Aldridge, with Jurgen Klopp being urged to raid former club Borussia Dortmund for the United States international.
The former Reds striker told the Liverpool Echo: “Pulisic has got pace and he would certainly fit our style. With the way he picks the ball up and goes past players, he's a Coutinho-type.”
Why Dzeko won't answer Real's striker poser
Blancos won't be making Roma raid
The Bosnian frontman is among the options reported to be being considered by the Blancos, but a deal is highly unlikely.
Rabiot agrees to Barca switch
Kante open to record-breaking Chelsea contract
World Cup winner wants lucrative Blues deal
N'Golo Kante has signalled his openness to renewing his contract, with Chelsea hoping to tie the midfielder down to a new record-breaking £290,000-a-week deal, Goal understands.
Chelsea are keen to ward off potential suitors by rewarding the France international with a five-year contract that would be the biggest in the club’s history.
Juve working on Bentancur's Boca clause
Juventus are working to try and remove a clause in Rodrigo Bentancur’s contract which entitles his former employers at Boca Juniors to 50 per cent of any future transfer fee, Goal understands.
Real Madrid to extend Navas deal
The Costa Rican goalkeeper has seen Thibaut Courtois take first-team duties for the Blancos following a summer transfer, but there is a desire at the Santiago Bernabeu to retain healthy competition between two proven performers.
Rafinha will not return to Inter
The Barcelona midfielder spent the second half of the 2017/18 season on loan with the Nerazzurri and has been linked with a permanent switch.
However, the report claims Inter are not prepared to match Barca's €25 million asking price for Rafinha, though Roma are interested.
Liverpool will consider Woodburn recall
Woodburn has failed to nail down a regular starting berth while on loan with The Blades in the Championship.
And Goal has learned that Liverpool have the option to recall the forward, though discussions have yet to take place between the two clubs.
Nacional to sign Braga's Rosic on loan
C.D. Nacional are set to sign Braga defender Lazar Rosic on loan, according to A Bola.
The Primeira Liga side are looking to strengthen at the back as they aim to avoid relegation from the Portuguese top flight.
And the report claims an agreement is in place between the two sides with Rosic set to earn more first-team football.
Inter prepared to part with Perisic
The Red Devils have been heavily linked with the Croatia international in recent windows and could land him for as little as £31 million ($40m).
They may, however, have to part with Anthony Martial in order to get a deal over the line, with Inter keen on taking the France international to Milan.
Liverpool won't return for Fekir
The France international has continued to generate transfer talk after missing out on a summer switch to Anfield, but he is not among those currently being pursued by Jurgen Klopp.
Real plotting £90m Rashford & Eriksen raid
Blancos to bid for Utd & Spurs stars
The Blancos remain in the market for added attacking spark and have set their sights on two top talents in the Premier League.
Rashford and Eriksen have been scouted over recent weeks and, with the former still struggling for regular starts at Old Trafford and the latter yet to sign a new contract with Spurs, Madrid are hoping both men can be lured to the Santiago Bernabeu.
Juventus held Pogba meeting with Man Utd
Bianconeri ask about return for World Cup winner
Dier: More youngsters should follow Sancho's lead
Chelsea eye Wilson with Giroud future unclear
Olivier Giroud's future with Chelsea remains unclear, and it appears the club is looking to a potential replacement.
According to the Mirror, Chelsea are eyeing Callum Wilson as a potential replacement for Giroud, who recently lost his starting spot once again to Alvaro Morata.
Wilson is fresh off scoring on his England debut, and could serve as replacement for the Frenchman, who has scored just once for Chelsea this season.
Arsenal linked with Villarreal's Fornals
Fornals has a £17.8million ($22.89 million) release clause in his contract, and the Gunners are said to be ready to meet that price in January.
Arsenal are looking to boost midfield depth ahead of the summer when Aaron Ramsey is epected to leave the club.
FC Dallas announce Pareja departure
Fenerbahce interested in Liverpool's Moreno
Solanke has faith in Klopp despite lack of game time
Liverpool forward Dominic Solanke says he trusts Jurgen Klopp to guide him to the top despite having made no appearances for the Reds so far this season.
The former Chelsea youngster scored twice for England U21s in their 2-1 win over Italy last week and much has been made of the fact that he is not featuring at all for Liverpool. Solanke, though, is remaining calm.
"Jurgen is a great manager and he knows what he is doing, especially when he is bringing people through," Solanke insisted.
Brexit may halt moves abroad for English youngsters
Some of Britain's most talented young footballers could be denied transfers abroad as a result of Brexit, report The Telegraph.
Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson are just two examples of young English players who have moved abroad to play their football in recent years.
Regular football for Sancho in one of Europe's best league's has now seen him establish himself as a senior England international, but these sorts of transfers may not be on the cards for much longer.
An investigation by The Telegraph has seen them discover that transfers such as Sancho's move to Borussia Dortmund would not have been allowed to happen if Britain had already withdrawn from the European Union.
Arsenal's leading French scout heads for exit
His exit comes as the Gunners continue to revamp behind the scenes following the departure of long-standing manager Arsene Wenger last summer.
Grimandi has recently been linked with vacancies at AC Milan and Nice.
The Gunners' scouting network has undergone a series of changes since the arrival of former Sven Mislintat as head of recruitment last season.
Real president Perez sets Eden Hazard budget
Hazard is still on the team's wishlist
Hazard has long made clear his wish to play for one of La Liga's top club's one day and Real Madrid have been heavily linked with a move for the Belgian since the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo.
This report claims that Hazard's price is lowering all the time he gets closer to the end of his Chelsea contract, which expires in 2020.
Perez apparently feels that his side should be able to secure the winger's services for no more than £89m, as he weighs up a potential January offer.
Fabinho going nowhere
Klopp happy with Brazilian midfielder
Fabinho has had to stay patient to get his chance at Liverpool and didn't make his full league debut until last month.
However, it's reported that Klopp is now happy with the way that Fabinho is adapting to his style of play and sees him as an integral part of his plans going forward.