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Pezzolano to take Cruzeiro job


Toronto FC offer contract to Insigne


USMNT star Dike completes West Brom move


West Brom have completed the signing of Daryl Dike from Orlando City, the Championship club confirmed on Saturday.

The Baggies currently occupy fourth place as they look to make an instant return to the Premier League following last season's relegation.

Dike, 21, is rated as one of the United States men's national team's top young attacking players and will hope to add further firepower to his new club's promotion bid.

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Watford to make double transfer swoop


Haaland sees himself in Spain


Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland told a fan that he can already see himself playing in Spain, according to AS.

I will play here, in Spain,” the Norwegian reportedly affirmed when asked about the possibility of moving to the country in the future.

Moves on the horizon for Icardi and Alvarez?


Villa's Davis joins Nottingham Forest on loan


Gerrard hoping to keep Tuanzebe at Villa


Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard would jump at the chance to make Axel Tuanzebe's loan move from Manchester United permanent.

"It’s very much in Ax’s hands and Manchester United’s hands. We want him here, we would be delighted to keep him. We don’t just see it as a loan until the end of the season," he told reporters.

“It’s something we want to explore further than that. We just hope we’ve got that opportunity.

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Dike set for West Brom


Trippier close to Premier League return


Spurs could offer to take Coutinho off Barca's hands


Tottenham could offer to take Philippe Coutinho off Barcelona's hands - according to El Nacional.

Spurs are considering trying to persuade the Spanish giants to let the 29-year-old go on a free transfer before the January window closes.

However, it remains to be seen whether Tottenham will be willing to match Coutinho's current £370,000 per week wage packet.

Real Madrid cool Rudiger interest


Real Madrid have cooled their interest in Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger - according to Spanish outlet ABC.

The Blancos had been in the running to sign the 28-year-old when he becomes a free agent next summer but have been put off by his agent's wage demands.

Madrid will instead prioritise a renewal for Eder Militao, with talks over a new five-year contract worth €8.5 million per annum set to begin in the coming weeks.

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Roma trying to beat Man Utd to Kamara


Roma are trying to beat Manchester United to the signing of Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara - according to La Repubblica.

The Red Devils have been tipped to bring in the 22-year-old in January, but the Giallorossi have now swooped in to open direct talks with his agent.

Roma are hoping to reach a deal with Marseille that suits all parties, but Kamara is aware that he could get a higher salary at Old Trafford.

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Sousa, Jesus & the Portuguese coach merry-go-round


For years one of the most insular football nations on the planet when it came to accepting coaches from overseas, suddenly Brazil cannot get enough of them – particularly if they happen to possess a Portuguese passport.

Jorge Jesus' 2019 Copa Libertadores victory with Flamengo and two consecutive wins in the competition for Abel Ferreira and Palmeiras mean that natives of Brazil's Lusophone cousin across the Atlantic Ocean are very much in vogue among Serie A's top clubs.

So much so, in fact, that Flamengo and reigning national champions Atletico Mineiro have found themselves in the midst of a complex web of shifting allegiances which has left a Champions League last-16 participant and a potential World Cup nation fuming.

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Chelsea won't sell Lukaku in January despite interview shock


Longstaff & Vlica return to Newcastle after loan spells


Newcastle submit Trippier bid


Newcastle have submitted a formal bid for Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier - according to Sky Sports.

The two clubs are now in advanced talks over a permanent deal for the 31-year-old, who was named in La Liga's team of the season in 2020-21.

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe previously worked with Trippier at Burnley and is now closing in on a reunion at St James' Park.

Real & Barca-linked Haaland: I will play in Spain


Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland has fueled rumours linking him with Real Madrid and Barcelona by telling supporters he will play in Spain later this year - as AS reports.

The 21-year-old has been on holiday in Marbella, and was asked where he plans on playing next season when approached by a group of fans.

Haaland replied: "I will play here, in Spain."

Arsenal open talks for Lyon midfielder Guimaraes


Arsenal have opened talks with Lyon over the potential signing of Bruno Guimaraes - according to Nicolo Schira.

Mikel Arteta and Gunners technical director Edu are both keen admirers of the 24-year-old, who is reportedly valued at around £38 million ($51m).

Guimaraes has appeared in 22 games in all competitions for Lyon so far this term, recording five assists along the way.

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Luton boss Jones signs new long-term deal


Everton snap up Mykolenko from Dynamo Kiev


Man City set to sanction Braaf's departure


Manchester City are set to sanction the departure of 19-year-old winger Jayden Braaf - according to MEN.

The Dutchman has been linked with a number of European clubs that could look to arrange a cut-price January deal.

City are ready to cash in on Braaf before he becomes a free agent in the summer, with his three year stay at Etihad Stadium now coming to an end.

Juve approach Tottenham over Lo Celso loan


Juventus have made in an initial approach for Tottenham midfielder Giovani Lo Celso - according to Calciomercato.

The Italian giants are interested in signing the 25-year-old on loan and he is excited by the prospect of playing in Serie A.

Dejan Kulusevski could be offered to Spurs as a makeweight in any final deal, but no formal details have been ironed out as of yet.

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Spurs consider January Griezmann move (Fichajes)


French striker touted for PL switch

Tottenham are considering a January move for Atletico Madrid frontman Antoine Griezmann - according to Fichajes.

The 30-year-old rejoined Atletico on loan from Barca last summer and the Liga champions have the option to extend the loan by an extra year or buy him outright for £34 million ($46m).

Spurs could offer Griezmann an alternative route and he would be interested in a move to the Premier League, with Antonio Conte thought to be a keen admirer of the striker.

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PSG eyeing Dembele


Paris Saint-Germain are eyeing a potential swoop for Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele - according to French journalist Hadrien Grenier.

The 24-year-old has only six months left on his contract and would be open to a switch to Parc des Princes.

PSG will look to formalise their interest in Dembele in the event that Kylian Mbappe completes his highly anticipated move to Real Madrid in 2022.

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Roma interested in Frankfurt defender Toure


Eintracht Frankfurt defender Almamy Toure is the subject of interest from Roma - according to Calciomercato.

The Giallorossi are looking at the 25-year-old as an alternative signing in case they fail to land Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles in January.

Frankfurt may be willing to let Toure depart if Roma submit an offer within the region of €8 million.

Napoli pushing to sign Tuanzebe


Newcastle make Botman top defensive target


Lille's Sven Botman is Newcastle's top defensive target in January, reports the Daily Mail.

Newcastle are currently in talks with Lille over a £30 million ($41m) move for the 21-year-old.

Ranieri under pressure at Watford


Claudio Ranieri's position as Watford head coach is under threat, reports the Daily Mail.

Ranieri only took over as Hornets boss in October but the club has lost eight of his 10 games in charge so far.

With Watford just two points clear of the relegation zone, the club may be forced to sack a second manager this season.

Napoli eye move for Nana


Napoli are eying a move for free agent left-back Djibril Nana, reports Calciomercato.

The 18-year-old has spent time in the academies of Bayern Munich and Stuttgart, and Napoli view him as a prospect for the future.

Tottenham ready to make Kessie offer


Tottenham are ready to make a lucrative offer to AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, reports ESPN.

Kessie's deal with Milan expires at the end of the season and he is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with another club starting in January.

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Real Madrid eye swoop for Mbappe and Haaland


The Blancos feel they can land both superstars this summer

Real Madrid are aiming to move for both Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland in the summer, reports ESPN.

Mbappe nearly joined the Blancos from PSG in the summer of 2021 but is expected to move as a free agent after the season ends.

Madrid also feel they will be able to hold off competition from some of Europe's elite to sign Dortmund star Haaland.

Trippier nearing Newcastle move


Sako wants Aubameyang back at Saint-Etienne


Bakary Sako is hoping to convince Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to return to Saint-Etienne.

The out-of-favour Arsenal striker starred for the Ligue 1 side between 2011 and 2013 and has been tipped to leave the Gunners in January.

"I am trying to attract him," Saint-Etienne midfielder Sako said. "Wouldn’t you like to see Aubameyang back at Saint-Etienne?

"We all feel the same. I am very serious when I tell him to come, even if it is in a joking tone. I don’t know if it is possible, but I hope he will respond favourably."

Maitland-Niles set for future talks


Ainsley Maitland-Niles is set for talks with Arsenal over his future, reports the Mirror.

The 24-year-old is looking for a move away from north London as he struggles to lock down regular playing time with Arsenal.

Roma and Everton have been credited with an interest in Maitland-Niles.

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Cadiz target De Jong


Cadiz are aiming to sign Luuk de Jong on a loan through the rest of the season, reports Mundo Deportivo.

De Jong is currently on loan at Barcelona from Sevilla, but the Dutch striker does not figure into Xavi's plans at Camp Nou.