McIntyre named Dundee boss
Dundee have appointed Jim McIntyre as manager on a one-year rolling contract.
The 46-year-old replaces Neil McCann at the helm of the side sitting bottom of the Scottish Premiership after eight matches.
McIntyre previously spent three years at Ross County before he was sacked in September 2017.
Simeone extension would be perfect for Atletico - CEO
Atletico Madrid are eager to extend Diego Simeone's contract, CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin says.
The Argentine coach has been with the capital club for almost seven years and remains a big success, having guided them to another Europa League trophy last term.
And the Rojiblancos hope their rare partnership with Simeone keeps going beyond 2020, when his current contract expires.
Naldo signs new Schalke deal
Marseille eye Swiss teen Toma
West Ham to make new Vazquez approach
The Hammers moved for the 29-year-old in the summer, but were rebuffed by the Andalusian side.
But Manuel Pellegrini will test Sevilla's resolve again in the coming weeks, with a view toward another bid in January.
Icardi will lower demands to sign new Inter deal
Icardi's wife and agent Wanda Nara is currently demanding €8 million (£7m/$9m) per year in a new contract, but Icardi is willing to move closer to Inter's offer of €6.3m (£5.5m/$7.3m)
Meanwhile the club's talks with Milan Skriniar over an extension are progressing more slowly, as the defender has had his head turned by Premier League interest.
Dortmund rejected €12m Bruun Larsen offer from Stuttgart
Stuttgart sporting director Michael Reschke has confirmed that Borussia Dortmund turned down a €12 million (£11m/$14m) bid for Jacob Bruun Larsen this summer.
Bruun Larsen, 20, spent the second half of 2017-18 on loan at Stuttgart, and has now taken on a prominent role at Dortmund this season.
Reschke told Bild: "We offered Dortmund €12m. But (sporting director) Michael Zorc was not ready to talk, and categorically ruled out a sale."
Chelsea & Juve target Chiesa happy at Fiorentina
Federico Chiesa has insisted he is happy at Fiorentina as rumours about a move to a bigger side continue to swirl.
Diego Costa demands pay rise to rival Griezmann
The Spain striker's current salary is less than half that of Griezmann, who is said to be on around €20 million (£18m/$23m) per year.
However, the capital club are not willing to buckle to Costa's demands and believe they have calmed the ex-Chelsea star. The 30-year-old's current deal runs until 2021, so he may have to wait for his next pay rise or look for another move.
'James will never return to Real Madrid'
The 27-year-old is in the second of a two-year loan spell at Bayern Munich and is expected to make it a permanent move at the end of the campaign in a €42 million (£37m/$48m) move.
And Valderrama believes Madrid are worse off without the attacking midfielder, expecting him to remain with the Bundesliga giants.
Is Hamsik on his way out of Napoli?
Marek Hamsik is not ruling out a move away from Napoli at the end of the season, according to his father.
The Slovakia international has spent over 11 years with the Stadio San Paolo outfit and is on course to break the club's all-time appearance record this term.
But rumours have emerged linking the 31-year-old midfielder to a move to China, and his dad, Richard, says there is no guarantee he will remain at Napoli.
“It is too soon to tell if this could be his final season at Napoli,” he told Radio Marte. “He has a contract to 2020 with option until 2021. We all hope he can remain, but it’s still too early to say.”
Chelsea won't let Hazard join Real Madrid easily
Blues chairman vows to hold on to star player
The Belgian attacker continues to be linked to a move to Spain after hinting that he wanted to join the European champions before the season started.
However, Buck insists the Stamford Bridge club will fight to keep their star man.
We want him to stay and we will do what we have to do to entice him to stay," he said. “Let's see how it goes between now and the end of the season."
Coutinho wants Firmino at Barca
It's a reunion! 🙌
Well, if El Chiringuito de Jugones (yeah, them) are to be believed anyway.
We can hear the grunts of disapproval coming out of Anfield from here... 😡
Barcelona open to Neymar return
Could it really happen?! 😲
Barcelona are apparently open to the idea of a sensational return for Neymar - despite selling him to PSG in 2017.
Mundo Deportivo are claiming that Barca executives would listen to the requests of the management and playing staff and try to bring back the Brazilian, if that's what they want!
Surely Barca fans would prefer that than him joining Real Madrid!! 😶
Juventus to move for James Rodriguez
The Colombia international is currently on a temporary deal from Real Madrid and the report claims that sporting director Fabio Paratici will use his positive relationship with agent Jorge Mendes to facilitate a transfer next summer.
Juve will apparently be willing to pay €70 million (£62m/$81m) to get their man, should Bayern not exercise the purchase option they have for the player.
Bolt rejects Valletta offer
Usain Bolt has rejected a two-year deal with Maltese champions Valletta, the eight-time Olympic champion's agent has confirmed.
Bolt has been training with A-League outfit Central Coast Mariners of late, and scored a double for the side in a recent trial match.
With the Australian top flight set to start this weekend, however, the sprinter's future still remains unclear.
'A few clubs' interested in Piatek, agent confirms
Piatek has been in deadly form this season, scoring 13 goals in eight games in all competitions, including nine in Serie A, making him hot property.
Wenger plotting January return
Arsene Wenger has said that he is "ready to work again" - although he does not know where.
The former Arsenal boss has been out of work since leaving the Gunners in the summer and seemed to be mulling over retirement.
However, he has said that he is now poised to make a return to football in January.
PSG eye Ndombele as midfielder reinforcement
Thomas Tuchel wants to reinforce his options in the centre of the park and believe that the Lyon star could be the answer to their problems.
Ndombele made his first international appearances for France over the course of the weekend.
Who is Nicolo Barella? The €50m midfield sensation wanted by Man Utd
Described as the 'Sardinian Steven Gerrard', Nicolo Barella has a big future in the game.
Juve join race for De Ligt
Inter have asked Barcelona about Malcom
Inter tried to sign him in the summer but found they could not compete financially with the Catalans.
Neymar still wants Barcelona return
PSG ace wants Barca switch
Real Madrid are also interested in him, but his heart lies with Barca.
Vinicius heading towards Real Madrid clash?
The youngster has just started to make his mark at the Bernabeu but has struggled for game time early on and wanted to play the competition with Brazil.
However, Los Blancos have the right to put a stop to that as the tournament does not fall on FIFA allocated international dates.
Alderweireld on Barcelona shortlist
Ajax do not want to sell Matthijs De Ligt - the top name on the Blaugrana's shortlist - while Alderweireld is out of contract next summer and offers a cheaper stop-gap option.
Celtic holding firm over Arzani
Restricted to just two appearances for the Hoops academy side to date, a report by The World Game suggested the 19-year-old could return to Manchester City by December should he not crack the senior side due to a get-out clause in his contract.
But in the Daily Record the Hoops claim Arzani won't be leaving the club under any such circumstances and insist he will be staying into the new year.
Anichebe not a target for Colorado
Man United confident in new deal for Martial
Jose Mourinho had been opened to selling the French forward, but talks over recent weeks now have the club believing that he will stay with the club.
A new deal for Martial will do little to show that the club are keeping faith in Mourinho, who has made his concerns about the player known to the board.
Madrid to ramp up Sterling interest
Barcelona open to defensive reinforcements
Experienced defender Thomas Vermaelen will miss six weeks with a hamstring injury, joining World Cup-winning centre-back Samuel Umtiti on the sidelines.
Real Madrid eye Hazard-Bale swap deal
The Spanish club is looking to make a major move that would include two big stars
Hazard has gone on record to call Real Madrid his "dream club", but the winger also admitted he will not leave in January.
In an effort to trim the wage bill to fit Hazard's salary, Real are prepared to offer Bale to Chelsea in an effort to sweeten the deal.
However, it remains to be seen if Chelsea would be willing to pay Bale's massive contract, which expires in 2022.
Salah looking to swap Liverpool for La Liga
The Egyptian is hoping to move to Spain in the near future
Salah has endured a more difficult start to the season this campaign, but is nominated for the Ballon d'Or after scoring 44 goals in all competitions a year ago.
Dundee sack manager McCann
American investors line up Newcastle takeover
A group of "seriously wealthy" American businessmen are interested in acquiring Newcastle, according to the Daily Mail.
The group is ready to meet Mike Ashley's £300 million ($396m) asking price, but that could hinge on if the club remains in the Premier League this season.
Newcastle sit 19th currently, and the deal could come down to how the club performs on the field in the coming months.
Everton join Ramsey race
Toffees looking to add veteran midfielder
The Arsenal midfielder is set to leave the club this summer as he now enters the last few months on his contract.