Madrid confident of landing Pogba & Mbappe (Sun)
Both stars could be available on a free next summer
Real Madrid are confident of landing a spectacular double free transfer coup next summer, reports the Sun.
Both Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe are out of contract at the end of the season and have been closely linked with the Spanish giants.
Campos considered as Newcastle sporting director
Newcastle United are considering Luis Campos as their new sporting director, according to Sky Sports.
The Portuguese national enjoys a sterling reputation, having led Monaco and Lille to Ligue 1 triumphs in the last decade to interrupt Paris Saint-Germain's domestic dominance.
Hernan Crespo leaves Sao Paulo post
Newcastle interested in Rabiot
Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot has emerged as a transfer target for Newcastle United, reports Calcio Mercato.
The Italian side would be happy to consider a sale in order to fund an approach for Aurelien Tchouameni or Donny van de Beek in the near-future.
Rodgers not interested in Newcastle job
Milan sign goalkeeper Mirante
Antonio Mirante signs his contract until June 2022 as new AC Milan goalkeeper. He’ll be in competition with Tatarusanu after Mike Maignan injury - French GK will be out until last week of December, official statement confirms. 🔴 #ACMilan #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 13, 2021
Bastoni happy at Inter
Inter centre back Alessandro Bastoni’s agent Tinti: “Bastoni signed a new deal with Inter few months ago, he’s happy and he loves the club. I’ve not received any call from Newcastle, I hope to talk with them soon - Bastoni only wants to stay, there’s no problem”. 🔵 #Inter #NUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 13, 2021
Who should Newcastle's new owners sign in January?
Despite the Magpies now boasting more wealth than any other Premier League club, do not expect any huge transfers when they first enter the market.
Barca still owe Liverpool €42m for Coutinho
Barcelona still owe Liverpool €42 million (£36m/$49m) for the Philippe Coutinho transfer from January 2018, Cadena Ser reports.
The Catalans agreed a fee of €160m (£136m/$185m) for the Brazilian midfielder at the time, although are reportedly yet to have paid the full amount owed to the Reds.
The report also claims that Barca do not now owe any money to Dortmund or Atletico Madrid, for the transfers of Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann respectively.
Embleton signs new Sunderland deal
Monaco to demand €60m for Madrid target Tchouameni
Monaco will set Aurelien Tchouameni's price tag at €60 million (£51m/$69m), according to Marca.
Real Madrid are reportedly keen on signing the France international, although, with several Premier League clubs also in the running, the Ligue 1 side will not allow him to leave for less than €60m.
Barca reach Pedri contract breakthrough
Teenager to sign new deal until 2026
Barcelona are in advanced talks over renewing Pedri's contract, with the Spaniard ready to agree a deal that will run until 2026.
Goal can confirm talks have accelerated in the last 24 hours and Pedri is happy to continue with the Catalans, providing a huge boost to the club following their disappointing start to the season.
Barca also plan to include a release clause worth more than €600m (£509m/$694m) as they attempt to ward off potential interest from some of Europe's biggest spenders.
Pirlo's agent addresses Barca rumours
Arsenal preparing €30m Lang offer
Arsenal are preparing to launch a €30 million (£24m/$35m) bid for Club Brugge winger Noa Lang - according to Voetbal 24.
The 22-year-old has also been linked with a number of other top European clubs, but the Gunners are hoping to steal his signature by swooping in as soon as the January market opens.
However, Brugge are likely to hold out for a €40m (£34m/$46m) fee for Lang, who has recorded three goals and four assists in 12 games across all competitions so far this season.
Haaland-Man City talks to begin in January (The Times)
Dortmund star touted for Etihad Stadium switch
Transfer talks between Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland are set to begin in January - according to The Times.
The 21-year-old's agent Mino Raiola is eager for negotiations to start when the transfer window reopens, with City considered the frontrunners in the race to sign the Norwegian.
Haaland is expected to leave Dortmund next year, with it reported that he has a €75 million (£64m/$87m) release clause in his current contract.
Real Madrid revive Pogba interest (AS)
Blancos back on the tail of World Cup winner
Real Madrid have revived their interest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba - according to AS.
The Blancos were linked with the Frenchman earlier in the year, and are now ready to enter the race for his signature again alongside Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.
It has been suggested that United could cash in on Pogba in January in order to avoid losing him for nothing when his contract expires next summer.
Man City optimistic over Foden's new contract
Talks are progressing between Manchester City and Phil Foden’s camp over new contract. Negotiations have been going on for three months and feelings are ‘optimistic’. 🔵🏴 #MCFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 13, 2021
Pep Guardiola wants Foden to be key part of Man City future project. https://t.co/wOMBqxAFaV
Galatasaray in talks to sign Arsenal midfielder Elneny
Galatasaray are in talks to sign Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny - according to Fanatik.
The Egyptian will be free to sign a pre-contract agreement with the Turkish club in January, with his current deal at Emirates Stadium due to expire next summer.
Arsenal may even let Elneny leave for nothing in the winter transfer window due to the fact he is no longer in Mikel Arteta's plans.
Hummels sends transfer warning to Haaland
Mats Hummels insists Erling Haaland could stay with Borussia Dortmund - and warned the in-demand striker from his own personal experience at Bayern Munich that big moves do not always work out.
He told Sport Bild: "I can fully understand him if he wants to stay! Because it's great in Dortmund, because he knows what he's got here. I haven't given up hope that he'll stay for a long time.
"The grass on the other hand is not always greener. You really should be aware of that in football."
Kane: My mind is clear after transfer saga
Harry Kane has insisted he is focused after his failed transfer to Manchester City, despite his indifferent start to the season.
Speaking after a quiet display in England's 1-1 draw with Hungary, Kane told ITV: “I’m as clear as anything. Obviously [there is] a lot of noise around me and when you’re a high-level sportsman, sometimes that’s the case. It’s how you deal with that."
Cavani must leave Man Utd in January - Poyet
Edinson Cavani should leave Manchester United in January for the sake of his Uruguay career, says compatriot Gus Poyet.
Cavani has found first-team chances at Old Trafford harder to come by this season following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo, and former Chelsea and Tottenham midfielder Poyet says the striker should move on to ensure his place at the 2022 World Cup.
Poyet told Talksport: "He was unlucky, because without Ronaldo coming in, he was playing as the main striker.
"Maybe he should move in January. From the outside, I don’t know him, but if I was him, seeing how things are now, and seeing him not getting to 90 minutes for the national team because he’s not playing ."
Newcastle keen on Werner (Bild)
The newly-rich Premier League side are interested in the Chelsea striker
Newcastle United want to sign Chelsea striker Timo Werner, according to Bild.
The Magpies have recently been taken over by wealthy new owners from Saudi Arabia, and have been linked with several high profile players around Europe.
One of those is Werner, who shares an agent with Newcastle defender Fabian Schar and has found first team chances at Chelsea more limited after the signing of Romelu Lukaku.
Fenerbahce want Arsenal outcast Kolasinac
Fenerbahce want to sign Arsenal outcast Sead Kolasinac - according to Yeni Asir.
The Turkish giants are eager to bring in the 28-year-old in January, but don't want to pay a transfer fee.
Kolasinac is, therefore, more likely to move upon the expiration of his current contract with the Gunners next summer.
Romagnoli eager to extend Milan stay
Alessio Romagnoli is eager to extend his stay at Milan - according to Tuttomercato.
The Rossoneri are willing to hand the 26-year-old fresh terms beyond the end of the season, but talks over a renewal have stalled of late as the Rossoneri seek to reduce his salary.
Romagnoli is still hopeful that an agreement can be reached, but his agent Mino Raiola wants him to remain one of the highest earners at Milan.
Tottenham interested in West Brom keeper Johnstone
West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is the subject of interest from Tottenham - according to Hampshire Live.
Southampton and West Ham are also keen on the 28-year-old, who has made 10 Championship appearances for the Baggies this term.
Johnstone will be free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with the Premier League trio in January, with his current deal at West Brom set to expire next summer.
PSG set to join race for Vlahovic
Paris Saint-Germain are set to join the race for Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic - according to Le 10 Sport.
The French giants are looking at the 21-year-old as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe, who is being tipped to join Real Madrid next year.
Vlahovic, who has also been linked with Juventus and Manchester City, has scored four goal in seven Serie A outings so far this season.
Pepi close to Wolfsburg switch
Mirante set for AC Milan move
AC Milan are closing on deal to sign Antonio Mirante as new goalkeeper. Former Roma GK is set to join Milan as free agent to replace Mike Maignan. 🔴🇮🇹 #ACMilan— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 12, 2021
The French goalkeeper is injuried and will miss next few games - Mirante will compete with Tatarusanu. @SkySport pic.twitter.com/RbWBkNBWP3
Inter to open Brozovic talks after Lautaro agreement
Inter are ready to enter contract talks with Marcelo Brozovic after coming to an agreement with Lautaro Martinez.
The Serie A side will announce the striker’s extension later this week, says Calciomercato, and he is just the first of many they hope to sign to new deals.
Brozovic’s current contract expires at the end of the season but the club are determined to keep him.
Monaco and Nice eye Clauss
Monaco and Nice are interested in signing Jonathan Clauss from Lens, Foot Mercato reports.
The right-back has impressed in Ligue 1 this season and the race to sign him is heating up.
Barca to sell Busquets to sign Kessie
Barcelona will sell Sergio Busquets to make room for Franck Kessie, according to El Nacional.
The Spanish side are preparing a contract for Kessie, whose deal at Milan expires at the end of the season.
Barca will have to offload a midfielder before they can bring Kessie in, however, and have declared Busquets the one they are willing to sacrifice.
Bellerin hints at Betis stay
Hector Bellerin, currently on-loan at Real Betis from Arsenal, has hinted he will stay in La Liga beyond this campaign.
"If I didn't want to be here next year, I wouldn't have come from the beginning," he said to ElDesmarque.
Fenerbahce plot January bid for Kolasinac
Fenerbahce are lining up an offer for Arsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac, according to Yeni Asir.
The Turkish side have long been after the 28-year-old, whose contract expires at the end of the season, but they hope to finally land him in January.
Man Utd to move for Sevilla star Kounde (Fichajes)
Chelsea wanted to sign centre-back in summer window
Manchester United are in contention to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla, according to Fichajes.
The centre-back was pursued by Chelsea in the summer transfer window, but the Premier League side could not match Sevilla's asking price.
United could swoop in with an offer, but Sevilla will not let him leave unless a team triggers his €80 million (£68m/$95m) release clause.