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Tottenham and Inter chase Andersen


Tottenham have joined Inter in the hunt for Sampdoria prospect Joachim Andersen, reports Il Secolo XIX

The defender, 22, is winning a lot of fans with his performances in Serie A, and is being followed by a host of top European clubs, including the aforementioned pair.

Everton scout Lille's Pepe


Everton are interested in Lille forward Nicholas Pepe, according to the Daily Star.

The Ivory Coast international caught the eye of the club with a recent hat-trick against Amiens.

Pepe is seen as potential competition for Theo Walcott on the right while he could also feature as a striker. 

Tottenham eye PSV duo


Tottenham are eyeing PSV Eindhoven's Jorrit Hendrix and Steven Bergwijn, according to  

The club had previously been linked with Ajax duo Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs De Ligt, but the two Dutch stars' soaring prices likely have Spurs out of the running.

Hendrix would fill a need in the midfield while Bergwijn, a winger, would add another element to the team's attack. 

Juventus eye move for Pulisic


Juventus are interested in Christian Pulisic, according to Tuttosport per Calcio Mercato.

Even with attacking options like Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala and Douglas Costa, Juventus are looking to improve the team's attacking depth.

The American winger's contract with Borussia Dortmund expires in June 2020.

Dundee United sack manager Laszlo


Dundee United have sacked manager Csaba Laszlo.

The Scottish Championship side released a statement on Sunday following the 5-1 defeat against Ross County the day before.

Vinicius thrilled to make Real Madrid bow


Real Madrid youngster Vinicius Junior has expressed his delight at making his debut for the club against Atletico Madrid.

The Brazilian winger finalised his €45 million transfer from Flamengo in the summer after agreeing to join Real last year.

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Neville pins blame on board for Man Utd crisis


Gary Neville has launched an attack on Manchester United's board as the club have suffered their worst start in 29 years.

The club legend has accused the leadership of lacking a plan over recent years.

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Deschamps: Tuchel isn't a magician


Didier Deschamps has said that Thomas Tuchel is not "a magician" and cannot be expected to bring instant success to PSG.

The World Cup winning boss says that the Champions League will be beyond the club this season.

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Man City planning world record Mbappe raid


Pep targets PSG star

Manchester City are readying a £200 million ($261m) bid for PSG star Kylian Mbappe, The Sun reports.

They are prepared to break the world-record to sign the 19-year-old superstar, who would cost £20m in wages per year.


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Terry to return to Chelsea


John Terry will return to Chelsea as Under-23 boss, The Sun reports.

After leaving Aston Villa in the summer, the former Blues centre-back finds himself a free agent and could take his first step into coaching with his former club.

Man Utd have a big call to make over Mou - Ferdinand


Rio Ferdinand has warned that Manchester United have a "big decision" to make over manager Jose Mourinho's future.

He has warned that the club are heading towards one of their worst seasons ever.

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Arsenal tracked Thauvin - Grimandi


Arsenal scout Giles Grimandi has revealed that he watched Florian Thauvin as a youngster with Bastia.

He does not believe, however, that a big club will take a gamble on the World Cup winner now, though.

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Monaco to loan out Pellegri


Monaco could be ready to let Pietro Pellegri leave on loan, BeIn Sports report.

The Principality side want the 17-year-old to gain more experience before playing him more regularly.

The Italian youngster has struggled with injury since moving to France in January.

Could Zidane be set for Juventus role?


Juventus could be lining Zinedine Zidane up as the sporting director of the club, various Italian sources report.

The Frenchman has been touted as a possible successor to Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, but the Red Devils may need to act fast with Juve hovering.

Giuseppe Marotta's departure has opened the door for Zizou to return to Turin.

City interested in Lyon star Ndombele


Manchester City are interested in signing highly rated Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, according to the Sunday Express.

Guardiola has asked his scouts to keep tabs on the 21-year-old, who helped Lyon record a 2-1 win over City in the Champions League earlier this month.

City are still looking to sign a young replacement for Fernandinho, 33, after missing out on Jorginho, who opted to join Chelsea in the summer.

Liverpool still aiming to sign Arsenal's Ramsey


The Reds are believed to have had an offer rejected in the summer

Liverpool are still keen to sign Aaron Ramsey despite having a bid rejected by Arsenal in the summer, report the Mirror.

The Mirror claims Ramsey is likely to leave the Gunners on a free transfer next summer as talks over a new contract continue to stall.

And Liverpool are believed to be leading the chase to land the midfielder, who is able to negotiate a possible switch to Anfield in January.

Grealish has release clause in new deal


Tottenham target Jack Grealish has a £30 million release clause in his new Aston Villa contract, according to the Mirror.

The playmaker, who was Spurs' top target throughout the summer, put pen to paper on a new deal this week, tying him to Villa untl 2023.

However, it is understood that a release clause has been inserted should Villa fail to seal promotion from the Championship to the Premier League.

Milinkovic-Savic wanted by three Premier League teams


Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham were all on hand to watch Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in Lazio's 4-1 win over Genoa last Sunday, according to the Mirror

The Serie A side are still confident they can tie the 23-year-old down to a long-term deal, but with the spending power of the three Premier League giants their resolve is likely to be tested. 

Aston Villa sign young goalkeeper


Aston Villa have signed Hungarian goalkeeper Akos Onodi, the Birmingham Mail reports

Onodi, 17, will link up with the club's academy and is expected to provide both cover and competition for the U-18 and U-23 sides. 

Messi on bench as Barca punishment


Lionel Messi was left out of the Barcelona starting 11 against Athletic Club as punishment, according to Don Balon

The Argentine reportedly refused to go to a dinner meeting put together by manager Ernesto Valverde following the loss to Leganes.

And as such, Messi was dropped to the bench as his side drew 1-1 with Athletic Club at Camp Nou.

City to offer £200m for Mbappe this winter


French star tipped to lead club to Champions League glory

Manchester City are ready to make a stunning £200 million ($261m) bid for PSG star Kylian Mbappe, according to the Daily Mail

Pep Guardiola believes the French star can help his side to glory in the Champions League, and new UEFA rules would not cup tie him this season. 

Pogba ready to refuse to play for Mourinho


The star has told team-mates he is prepared to leave if the manager escalates the situation further

Paul Pogba has told his Manchester United team-mates he will not back down in his battle of wills with manager Jose Mourinho, according to the Mirror.

Pogba reacted negatively to being stripped of the vice-captaincy midweek, and told team-mates he is willing to go further if Mourinho does not back down.

The midfielder is prepared to declare he is unwilling to play for Mourinho any longer, if need be. 

Benitez willing to stay at Newcastle


Rafa Benitez is willing to stay on at Newcastle and has identified Filip Helander as his top transfer target, according to the Sunday Express.

The Spaniard had been linked with a departure from the club, having grown frustrated over owner Mike Ashley's lack of spending.

However, the Express claims Ashley is now ready to invest and Benitez wants Bologna centre-back Helander in January. 

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Barca will not bid for Pogba until the summer


Barcelona remain interested in Paul Pogba but will not make a move for the disgruntled Manchester United midfielder until the summer, reports the Sunday Express.

The Liga champions believe Pogba will be too expensive to land in January, even though the France international wants to depart the club.

Juventus would be in favour of a reunion with Pogba, but do not want to burn transfer bridges with United and may not make a move unless the Red Devils make him available.

Chelsea chasing Hazard's brother


Chelsea have joined the chase to sign Ethan Hazard, the younger brother to Blues standout Eden, according to the Mirror.

Ethan, 15, currently plays at Belgian club AFC Tubize.

Should the teenager opt to join Chelsea, he would become the fourth Hazard brother to move to west London, after Eden, Kylian and Thorgan.

Marotta to stand down as Juventus CEO


Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed he will leave his position as CEO of Juventus in October.

The 61-year-old stepped into the role in 2010 and has overseen a glorious period for the club, which has included seven consecutive Serie A titles and a pair of Champions League finals appearances.

Marotta has been heavily linked with the presidency of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) but denied that was the motive for his departure from Turin in a television interview following the Bianconeri's 3-1 win over Napoli on Saturday.

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