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Juventus eye Foden and Sancho

2018-10-03T21:39:09Z

Juventus are looking to sign two of England's top young stars in Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho, claims Tuttosport.

Foden, 18, has made the breakthrough to Manchester City's senior team, though he has yet to find regular playing time.

Sancho, also 18, left City in search of more game time and is finding it at Borussia Dortmund, where he leads Europe's top five leagues in assists this season.

Maradona's girlfriend to join Dorados

2018-10-03T21:30:13Z

Diego Maradona's girlfriend, Rocio Oliva, will team up with Dorados women's team, according to ESPN.

Maradona took over as coach of Mexican side Dorados last month, but will soon have a family connection with his girlfriend, who used to play for CA Excursionistas, on the way.

Man City sign teenage goalkeeper

2018-10-03T20:09:48Z

16-year-old Bazunu heading to England

Manchester City have reached an agreement with Shamrock Rovers for Gavin Bazunu.

The 16-year-old goalkeeper will join the Premier League side in 2019 after the clubs reached a deal that Rovers said "is fair to say that this is the biggest transfer by an Irish club in the professional era".

Bazunu made his Rovers debut in June and has impressed as the youngest goalkeeper ever to play for the first-team, even shining against AIK Stockholm in the Europa League qualifiers.

​Firmino tops Barcelona shortlist

2018-10-03T19:17:03Z

Barcelona are plotting a move for Roberto Firmino as they look for a successor to Luis Suarez, Don Balon claims.

The Catalan side believe they have seen the best of the Uruguayan striker and are eyeing a new partner for Lionel Messi.

Firmino is seen as the ideal man to take Suarez's place as they believe he will suit their style and slot in well with Messi and Philippe Coutinho.

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Glazers still backing Mourinho

2018-10-03T18:45:34Z

The under-fire Man Utd manager appears set to keep hold of his job

Manchester United's owners, the Glazer family, are still backing under-fire manager Jose Mourinho, reports ESPN FC.

United are winless in four matches and Mourinho's position has been called into question amid seemingly endless feuds with players and club management. 

But the Glazers still believe that Mourinho is the right man for the job, and have backed the Portuguese manager to turn the ship around at Old Trafford. 

Bournemouth watching Lazzari

2018-10-03T18:00:08Z

Bournemouth are keeping an eye on SPAL midfielder Manuel Lazzari, according to Calciomercato

The 24-year-old Lazzari can play at right-back or right midfield, and recently made his debut for the Italy national team. 

Bournemouth are hoping to make a January move for Lazzari, but SPAL won't entertain any offers until after the season. 

Everton monitoring Welbeck situation

2018-10-03T17:21:16Z

Everton are keeping a close eye on Danny Welbeck’s contract situation at Arsenal, reports the Mirror

Welbeck is in the final year of his contract and appears likely to leave the Gunners with no progress being made on a new deal. 

The Toffees were interested in the 27-year-old in the summer, and are set to make another attempt to land him on a free. 

Gattuso quiet on Ibrahimovic to Milan rumours

2018-10-03T16:33:41Z

AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso says he is in the dark over the possibility of Zlatan Ibrahimovic making a return to the club.

Reports in Italian media said the San Siro side were preparing a short term contract to bring the LA Galaxy striker back in January.

However, Gattuso stayed quiet when asked about the club's interest in the Swede.

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Bruce sacked by Aston Villa

2018-10-03T15:38:30Z

Aston Villa have confirmed that Steve Bruce has been sacked from his role as manager.

The Championship side have won just one of their last nine games and a fan threw a cabbage at the former Manchester United defender during their 3-3 draw with Preston on Tuesday.

The club have opted to relieve the 57-year-old and assistants Colin Calderwood, Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and Gary Walsh of their duties, allowing Under 23s manager Kevin MacDonald to take charge for their next game.

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Tottenham keeping eye on Lozano

2018-10-03T15:08:37Z

Spurs scouting PSV star

Tottenham scouts are monitoring Hirving Lozano ahead of a predicted bidding war for the PSV star, according to The Mirror.

The Mexico international is thought to be in his final year in Eindhoven and is reportedly on Barcelona's wanted list after impressing at the World Cup.

But Spurs are considering making an offer for him and will get a close look at him soon when they meet in the Champions League.

Andre Silva: I'm not Ronaldo's heir

2018-10-03T13:45:21Z

Andre Silva says he is "not anyone's heir" after being tipped as a potential successor to Cristiano Ronaldo, by the Juventus man himself!

On loan at Sevilla, he finds himself in the shop window this season after a difficult time at AC Milan.

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Pogba: I'm not allowed to talk!

2018-10-03T13:00:17Z

Don't expect to get much transfer talk out of Paul Pogba in the weeks ahead - he's been gagged by Manchester United!

The World Cup winner revealed after last night's draw with Valencia that he's not allowed to talk to the media.

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Liverpool & Spurs target valued at €25m

2018-10-03T12:43:42Z

Liverpool and Tottenham target Joachim Andersen has been valued at €25m (£22m/$28m) by Sampdoria, per Calciomercato.

The central defender has been ever present for the Serie A club this season, and has been linked with both Premier League giants, but they will have to fork out if they are to sign him in January.

Kermorgant returns to France

2018-10-03T09:52:34Z

Former Leicester, Charlton, Bournemouth and Reading striker Yann Kermorgant has returned to France to play with fourth-tier side Vannes.

Bayern to rival Barcelona for Pepe

2018-10-03T09:39:24Z

Bayern Munich are eyeing a move for Lille attacker Nicolas Pepe, acording to Fichajes.

With six goals already this season, the winger has been one of the most impressive players in France and, at 23, is attracting interest from some big clubs. 

Barcelona and Arsenal are leading the charge but the Bavarians are also taking a look.

Fabregas heading for Chelsea exit

2018-10-03T08:57:26Z

Cesc Fabregas' future lies away from Chelsea, according to Sport.

The arrival of Maurizio Sarri has seen him pushed to the sidelines as the new manager prefers a high-tempo game. 

Fabregas' deal is up at the end of the season and he has not ruled anything out. He could stay in England, return to Spain or perhaps even try MLS.

Balotelli to be snubbed by Italy

2018-10-03T08:23:02Z

After earning a recall to the Italy squad before the summer, Nice striker Mario Balotelli will be overlooked this time around by Roberto Mancini, according to Corriere dello Sport.

The forward has struggled for form early in the season amid uncertainty over his future and was said to have reported for training significantly overweight. He has yet to score this season.

Milan weigh up Ibra return

2018-10-03T07:45:36Z

Milan are interested in re-signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, per Corriere dello Sport.

The LA Galaxy striker would be interested in a return to Serie A if he was given a six-month contract, with his plan to finish his career with boyhood club Malmo.

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Barca can't afford Pogba

2018-10-03T06:49:19Z

Barcelona cannot afford Paul Pogba, according to The Telegraph.

The Spanish club announced their financial results earlier this week, and there is no room in the budget for a potential €150 million (£133m/$173m) move for the Manchester United midfielder.

Pogba is keen to leave United for the second time, and has long been linked with the Camp Nou giants.

Guardiola wants to add Hoffenheim youngster

2018-10-03T05:02:10Z

Pep Guardiola wants to bring Hoffenheim youngster Ilay Elmkies to Manchester City, Bild reports

The 18-year-old impressed against City's youth side in the UEFA U-19 Champions League and Guardiola is said to be a huge admirer of his talents. 

Atlanta United dipping into South America again

2018-10-03T02:21:34Z

MLS side Atlanta United are on the verge of landing River Plate star Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez, Estudio Futbol claims. 

The signing of Martinez hinges on the future of current Atlanta star Miguel Almiron who is drawing interest from Europe. 

Falcao could land in Mexico

2018-10-03T01:15:51Z

Liga MX is a potential destination for Colombian forward Radamel Falcao next season, according to Sport.

While the 32-year-old could be on the move to MLS, a Mexican move also is possible with the Mexican clubs' economic strength potentially able to lure "El Tigre."

West Ham want PSV's Hendrix

2018-10-03T00:14:13Z

West Ham want to sign PSV midfielder Jorrit Hendrix, CalcioMercato reports

The 23-year-old is being seen as a potential long-term replacement for Mark Noble. 

Welbeck and Arsenal not close on contract

2018-10-02T22:33:28Z

Danny Welbeck and Arsenal are not close on a new contract, reports the Mirror.

Welbeck's contract expires at the end of the season and, despite a good run of form with the Gunners, he could end up following team-mate Aaron Ramsey out the door at the Emirates.

PSG jump into Pogba sweepstakes

2018-10-02T22:20:50Z

The Ligue 1 side think they will avoid FFP and want to sign the France international

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to enter the race to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, according to the Sun.

Pogba wants to leave the club after continued disagreements with manager Jose Mourinho, though he might be willing to stay if the manager is fired.

PSG, who think they will avoid any Financial Fair Play sanctions, have already talked to Pogba's agent Mino Raiola over a possible move and believe he is willing to join them. 

PSG planned Ronaldo move if Neymar or Mbappe left

2018-10-02T22:14:07Z

Cristiano Ronaldo was on the radar of Paris Saint-Germain, but only if the club lost either Neymar or Kylian Mbappe, reports le10sport

The Ligue 1 champions did contact Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes, in the spring when it was clear the star wanted to leave Real Madrid.

PSG was concerned with Financial Fair Play and considered selling one of their two superstars, while a move for Ronaldo was considered to offset that sale. 

Tottenham join Rabiot race

2018-10-02T22:05:50Z

Tottenham are the latest club to join the race to sign Adrien Rabiot in January, according to the Mirror.

Paris Saint-Germain have had multiple contract offers rejected by the midfielder and are now resigned to losing him for free this summer.

Multiple teams, including Barcelona and Liverpool, are reportedly interested in Rabiot. 

Liverpool likely to lose out on Serie A target

2018-10-02T21:53:46Z

Liverpool are likely to lose out on Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella amid other Serie A interest, reports Calciomercato.

The Reds and Monaco were both looking at a deal for Barella, but Inter is a preferred destination due to his desire to remain in Serie A.

Roma and Milan also are monitoring the situation, with a January move possible though the midfielder may cost €40 million (£36m/$46m) to sign.