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PSG demand €15m to let Rabiot go in January

2018-12-02T21:31:18Z

Barcelona will have to cough up €15 million (£13m/$17m) if they want to sign Adrien Rabiot in January, claims Paris United.

Paris Saint-Germain still hope to hold on to the midfielder, but many of Europe's top sides are queuing up to offer him a deal with his contract running out at the end of the season.

But if the Catalan side hope to sign him before next summer, they will have to meet PSG's demands.

Bournemouth contact Liverpool over Solanke loan

2018-12-02T20:30:59Z

Bournemouth have made contact with Liverpool over a loan move for Dominic Solanke, The Sun reports. 

The 21-year-old has yet to make a Premier League appearance for the Reds this term, but the club will only sanction a loan if Solanke receives substantial playing time with the Cherries. 

Bournemouth are also eyeing a move for Preston's Callum Robinson, despite the striker recently undergoing hamstring surgery that will keep him out three months. 

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Villa hoping to keep Abraham until end of season

2018-12-02T20:00:33Z

Aston Villa have held talks with Chelsea over loan striker Tammy Abraham and are hopeful of keeping him through the season, claims the Birmingham Mail. 

The Blues are reportedly considering bringing Abraham back to the club in January after his strong performances on loan with Villa. 

But Villa assistant John Terry has spoken with officials from his former side, and is hopeful the Blues will allow the 21-year-old to finish out the remainder of his season-long loan. 

Lopes extends Monaco contract

2018-12-02T19:18:29Z

Monaco star Rony Lopes has extended his contract with the club through 2022. 

The 22-year-old has developed into a key figure at Stade Louis II, generating transfer interest from the Premier League. 

RB Leipzig sign USMNT midfielder Adams

2018-12-02T18:26:27Z

RB Leipzig have announced the signing of U.S. national team midfielder Tyler Adams from sister club New York Red Bulls

The 19-year-old will join the Bundesliga side on January 1, and has signed a deal through the 2022-23 campaign. 

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PSG prepared to part with Diarra

2018-12-02T17:34:42Z

Paris Saint-Germain are willing to sanction a move for Lassana Diarra during the winter transfer window, reports Le 10 Sport.

The experienced midfielder finds himself down the pecking order and needs regular football at 33 years of age.

Azpilicueta agrees Chelsea extension

2018-12-02T16:41:49Z

Cesar Azpilicueta is to become the latest player to pen a contract extension at Chelsea, reports The Telegraph.

N'Golo Kante recently committed to fresh terms with the Blues and his Spanish team-mate is now poised to sign a deal through to 2022.

Robben to leave Bayern at end of season

2018-12-02T15:07:35Z

Arjen Robben has confirmed that he will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season.

The Netherlands international great has been with the club for the last 10 years.

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Pique considers buying second division club Reus

2018-12-02T14:09:13Z

Barcelona star Gerard Pique is considering the purchase of Segunda Division side Reus.

The side is in financial difficulty and Pique has previously indicated a willingness to invest in a team in the future.

He has a relationship with the club's Joan Oliver, the club's CEO.

Barca eye young defender to cover Umtiti injury

2018-12-02T13:04:15Z

Andreas Christensen, Diego Llorente, Jorge Mere and Unai Nunez are among those on Barcelona's shortlist to act as cover for Samuel Umtiti, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Catalans are seeking additional cover in their back line due to the ongoing physical problems for Umtiti and Thomas Vermaelan.

They have cast their net wide and have made a centre-back their priority for January.

Neymar happy at PSG

2018-12-02T12:19:16Z

Brazil star has no plans to leave Paris

Neymar has no plans to leave Paris Saint-Germain, Canal+ have reported.

While there have been rumours of discontent, emanating largely from the Spanish media, towards the Brazilian's position in the French capital, these are entirely off the mark, according to 'Telefoot'.

The report also affirms that there is no release clause in his deal.

De Gea to leave Man Utd in 2020

2018-12-02T10:53:20Z

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea will depart the club in 2020, the Times reports. 

The Red Devils will not cash in on the Spain international, who will be out of contract at that point.

De Gea is unhappy with fresh terms laid out on the table so far by the Old Trafford side and, unless there is a change, will depart.

Inter to offer Ozil an Arsenal escape

2018-12-02T09:49:28Z

Serie A giants to move for Gunners ace

Mesut Ozil will be offered the chance to leave Arsenal by Inter, according to the Sun.

A much-maligned presence at the Emirates, he has found himself on the bench for certain away matches this season and has regularly been the subject of criticism from fans.

As such, Arsenal are willing to offload the former Germany international, who is under contract until 2021.

Mourinho dismisses Pogba as 'a virus'

2018-12-02T09:12:50Z

World Cup winner slammed by Mou

The frosty relationship between Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho has taken a turn for the worse, according to the Daily Record, which reports the Portuguese branded the World Cup winner "a virus" in an astonishing dressing room rant.

Pogba has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford for several months now, and this speculation is set to accelerate in the wake of the manager's words, which came after the Red Devils were held 2-2 by Southampton on Saturday.

Christensen set for Gladbach loan

2018-12-02T08:45:52Z

Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen is set for a second loan spell at Borussia Monchengladbach, with the Bundesliga club ready to move in January, the Express report.

Unable to break into Maurizio Sarri's plans, the Denmark star has said that he will be on the lookout for a switch.

He was Gladbach's Player of the Year in the 2016-17 season.

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Bayern set to swoop for Liverpool youngster

2018-12-02T07:53:13Z

Liverpool's Bobby Duncan is being closely tracked by Bayern Munich, the Mirror reports.

The 17-year-old is a cousin of Steven Gerrard and only moved to the Reds in the summer from Manchester City.

But after the success of Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson in the Bundesliga, he could become the latest English youngster to jump to Germany.

Berhalter hired as USMNT boss

2018-12-02T06:27:36Z

Gregg Berhalter has been hired as U.S. national team manager, with U.S. Soccer set to confirm the move on Sunday, multiple sources have confirmed to Goal. 

The Columbus Crew manager was the odd-on favourite to land the job and is set to be introduced on Tuesday and actively take over the role in the new year. 

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Inzaghi not facing the Bologna sack

2018-12-02T04:51:17Z

Despite a 4-1 loss to Sampdoria on Saturday and just two wins on the season, Bologna CEO Claudio Fenucci says the club will move forward with Filippo Inzaghi. 

“We see the coach work every day with intensity and effort, but then we’re punished by errors we shouldn’t see at this level. We will go forward with Inzaghi,” he told DAZN after the match. 

Inzaghi took over the head job in June, but the club sit 18th in the Serie A table with just 11 points through 14 matches. 

Watford and Cardiff among teams chasing Lolley

2018-12-02T02:47:21Z

Watford and Cardiff are among the teams in for Nottingham Forest star Joe Lolley, according to the Daily Mail

The 26-year-old played a part in all five goals in a 5-5 draw with Aston Villa, and Forest are trying to hold on to their star man as they have climbed back into the playoff places. 

Madrid to swoop for two River Plate stars

2018-12-02T00:58:08Z

Real Madrid are set to swoop for a pair of River Plate stars, according to Don Balon

The Spanish giants have started negotiations for Exequiel Palacios and have learned that Juan Quintero could be had without raising the overall cost much. 
 

Chelsea enter race for Militao

2018-12-01T23:47:28Z

Chelsea have become the latest club to consider a move for Brazil defender Eder Militao from Porto, according to the Daily Mail.

Militao has only been at Porto six months, having joined from Sao Paulo in the summer, but his impressive early performances in Portugal have attracted the interest of a number of rival European sides. 

Manchester UnitedEverton and Juventus have all been credited with an interest in the 20-year-old, while Manchester City were believed to have considered a move for the defender prior to his move to Porto.

Ranieri hopeful of Clyne deal

2018-12-01T23:27:23Z

Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri hopes to persuade Liverpool to let Nathaniel Clyne join the Cottagers on loan in January, according to The Sun.

Clyne has made just one appearance for the Reds in all competitions this season having fallen behind Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez in the pecking order at right-back.

Ranieri is keen to bolster his Fulham defence as he looks to lift the side of the bottom of the Premier League but may face competition from Cardiff for the former Southampton full-back.

Real Madrid considering Ramsey move

2018-12-01T23:23:29Z

Real Madrid are considering a January bid for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, according to the Mirror.

Ramsey's contract at Emirates Stadium expires at the end of the season and the Wales international is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club from next month.

Bayern Munich and Juventus have previously been linked with a free transfer move for Ramsey when his contract expires next summer.

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Man Utd plotting record Pickford bid

2018-12-01T23:16:50Z

Red Devils want Toffees goalkeeper to replace De Gea

Manchester United are ready to pay in excess of £70 million ($89m) to sign Everton's Jordan Pickford if David De Gea leaves, according to the Sunday Express.

The Red Devils remain in talks over a long-term deal for De Gea but are making contingency plans should the Spain international leave.

Pickford only signed a new six-year deal at Goodison Park in September but Man United believe a fee of more than £70m - a world record fee for a goalkeeper - would be enough to land the England international.

Mourinho responds to Koulibaly bid report

2018-12-01T23:09:50Z

United are believed to have had a world-record bid rejected

Jose Mourinho has refused to be drawn into speculation over his interest in Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

The Red Devils have been linked with number of defenders in January following injuries to Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly and Victor Lindelof.

Reports in the Italian press claimed Manchester United had a world-record bid for a defender of €103 million (£91m/$116m) turned down for the Senegal centre-back.

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