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Salah set for long Liverpool stay - Kuyt


Former Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt says Mohamed Salah “feels happy” at Anfield and is planning a long-term stay.

The 26-year-old has starred for Liverpool since his arrival in 2017, netting 50 goals for the Reds in record time. 

His form has led to rumours linking him to Real Madrid, but Kuyt believes Salah will be sticking around for some time.

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Justin Kluivert would 'love' Barca move, says father Patrick


Patrick Kluivert says his son and Roma winger Justin would love to move to Barcelona one day. 

Kluivert only moved to Roma from Ajax in the summer, but the 19-year-old is already being tipped to follow in his father's footsteps and join the Blaugrana. 

Read what Patrick had to say about his son Justin right here!

Puel set to surprisingly drop Vardy


Under-fire Leicester boss Claude Puel will drop Jamie Vardy for Saturday's game against West Ham, reports The Telegraph. 

Vardy is reportedly furious with the manager's decision, with the Foxes having lost four of their last six Premier League matches. 

The 31-year-old striker has scored three goals in seven appearances for Leicester this season.

Inter and Tottenham eyeing move for Malcom


The Brazilian has been mostly relegated to the bench since a summer move from Bordeaux

Inter and Tottenham are two of the teams hoping to swoop for Barcelona winger Malcom, according to ​Corriere dello Sport.

The 21-year-old only moved to Barca in the summer from Ligue 1 side Bordeaux, but has thus far played just 25 total minutes for his new side. 

Barca are open to selling Malcom in January, but only if they receive more than the €40 million (£36m/$46m) they paid for his services in the summer. 

Young wants new two-year deal at Man Utd


Ashley Young is hoping for a new two-year contract at Manchester United, according to the Mirror

The potential deal would keep Young at Old Trafford until he is 35, extending his stay with the club to 10 years. 

Young has become a key figure with United in recent seasons, and will see his current contract with the club expire next summer. 

Pochettino laughs off links to Real Madrid job


Mauricio Pochettino has denied having knowledge of any reports linking him to the Real Madrid job. 

The Tottenham boss has been mentioned as a possible replacement for the under-fire Julen Lopetegui, who could be sacked imminently. 

Pochettino signed a five-year extension with Tottenham in May.

Read what the Spurs boss had to say about the speculation right here!

Alli nearing a new deal with Tottenham


Dele Alli is close to signing a new deal with Tottenham, according to Sky Sports.

The midfielder, whose current deal expires in 2022, has reached an agreement with the club after previously indicating his desire to stay.

Alli returned to training on Friday after overcoming a hamstring injury and could feature on Monday against Manchester City

Kovac: Bayern won't raid surging Dortmund


Bayern Munich have raided Borussia Dortmund for stars several times over the past several years, but Niko Kovac says the club isn't planning on doing it again despite Dortmund's success.

Robert Lewandowski, Mario Gotze and Mats Hummels headline the list of big moves from Dortmund to Bayern, and, with the former ahead of the latter to start the season, rumours were swirling that another raid could be on the horizon.

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Bayern scout Brugge striker Moraes


Bayern Munich appears to be eyeing a young striker as the club has scouted Club Brugge's Wesley Moraes, according to Het Belang van Limburg.

Scouts were in attendence during Brugge's Champions League clash with Monaco, a match that saw Moraes score his side's lone goal of the game.

The Brazilian has a clause that would allow him to leave if an offer from a “big club” surfaces, paving the way for a potental Bayern move should the club choose to pursue. 

Ter Stegen considered Barca exit during battle with Bravo


Marc-Andre Ter Stegen revealed that he considered leaving Barcelona during the period where he was the club's backup goalkeeper.

The German sat behind Claudio Bravo for two seasons before assuming the role of starter, and the goalkeeper admited that it was a trying time.

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Liverpool planning Gomez talks


Liverpool are ready to discuss improved terms with Joe Gomez, reports The Guardian.

The England international is already under contract for another four years, but the Reds are prepared to reward the progress he has made with a new deal.

Willian never considered Man Utd or Barca move


Willian claims “everything is perfect” for him at Chelsea, with summer talk of moves to Manchester United or Barcelona having been shrugged off.

The Brazilian has spoken of how much he is enjoying life under Maurizio Sarri, with the Blues playing “proper football” again.

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Vokes pens new Burnley deal


Dembele tops Tottenham exit list


Mousa Dembele tops the list of those Mauricio Pochettino is looking to move out of Tottenham, reports The Sun.

Spurs are prepared to part with the Belgian midfielder in January and will also listen to offers for Victor Wanyama and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou.

Wenger on AC Milan's wanted list


Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is among the contenders to replace under-fire Gennaro Gattuso at AC Milan, reports La Repubblica.

Antonio Conte and Roberto Donadoni are also being considered by the Rossoneri as they mull over the need for another managerial change at San Siro.

Ramsey puzzled by Arsenal offer withdrawal


Aaron Ramsey admits to having received no fresh contract offer from Arsenal, with it still puzzling as to why terms he was close to agreeing were withdrawn by the club.

He said: "We all know that the contract was taken away off the table. I’m not sure exactly why because a few weeks before we sort of agreed and I was ready to sign."

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Mourinho not confident on De Gea deal


Man Utd fear keeper won't pen new contract

Jose Mourinho says he is not confident in Manchester United's chances of extending David de Gea's contract.

"I am not confident, but I'm also not worried," he told Sky Sports. "I cannot find the word in English, but let's see what happens.

Read the full story here.

Loftus-Cheek urged to leave Chelsea


Ruben Loftus-Cheek has been urged to make a move away from Chelsea, with Glenn Hoddle advising the England international to go in search of regular game time elsewhere.

The former Blues boss told BT Sport: “I fear for the lad. If he isn't going to get the opportunities soon then he has got to move. He's a talent - with my England hat on I need to see him playing.”

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Alexis to miss Everton clash amid PSG rumours


Alexis Sanchez is set to miss Manchester United's weekend clash with PSG amid rumours he could move to PSG in January.

The former Arsenal forward missed the Champions League clash with Juventus, and Jose Mourinho has now confirmed he will again be absent when the Red Devils face the Toffees.

“In this moment he’s struggling because he’s injured and we come to the Chelsea match to try to help the team but his physical condition was not good and then he had to stop and was not available for Juventus and is not available for tomorrow again, so now is to be physically in the best conditions," he said.

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Mourinho denies reports of Ibra return


Jose Mourinho has denied that Manchester United will attempt to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic to provide cover for the misfiring Romelu Lukaku.

The Sweden international has been linked with a return to the club where he won the EFL Cup and the Europa League, but Mourinho has nixed any possibility of a move.

"No, no," he told reporters when asked if there was concrete interest.

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Man Utd to announce free agent signing


Manchester United are set to announce the signing of goalkeeper Paul Woolston on Friday, reports the Manchester Evening News.

The former Newcastle United stopper went on trial with the club in September, and they are now set to formalise the recruitment of the 20-year-old.

Spurs line up Pope bid


Tottenham are ready to make a January bid for Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope, per the Daily Mirror.

Spurs' No.1 Hugo Lloris has been struggling for form and Mauricio Pochettino believes the club can land Pope, who is one of three goalkeepers, behind Joe Hart and Tom Heaton, at Turf Moor.

Mourinho fears lack of Man Utd backing


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho does not feel that he is getting the full support of the club, per The Sun.

Mourinho and his side arrived late for the Champions League clash with Juventus, and he was disappointed to discover Juve bigwigs in the tunnel, including members of the club's board, with no United representatives present.

Spurs to beat Arsenal to Almiron signing


Tottenham are set to beat rivals Arsenal to the signing of Atlanta United star Miguel Almiron, according to Futbol a lo Grande.

The attacking midfielder had been strongly linked with the Gunners, but the report claims that €25 million (£22m/$28m) will be enough to land the Paraguayan. 

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Schweinsteiger's Fire future unsure


Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger could be playing his last match for the club on Sunday. 

The German told the Chicago Tribune that he didn't know if he would be back with the club next season. 

"That’s a question for the general manager or the owner,” he said. 

The Fire suffered through a season that, with one match remaining, saw the club pick up just eight wins and a recent release by the player's union shows that Schweinsteiger is the fourth-highest paid player in the league. 

Madrid make last-ditch run at Pochettino


Real Madrid are making a desperate late run at Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, according to The Sun

Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is reportedly the favourite to replace Julen Lopetegui as manager with the Spanish giants. 

But club brass would rather have the Spurs boss, who they missed out on in the summer. 

Mexico's Guzman drawing European interest


Victor Guzman has been the subject of interest both from clubs based in Europe and from other Mexican teams, Pachuca president Jesus Martinez said to PressPort.

The midfielder continues to play well both with Tuzos and the national team and could follow Hirving Lozano and Erick Gutierrez out the door, with the president saying he'd prefer to have the player keep growing at Pachuca before moving across the pond rather than join up with a regional rival.

Man Utd outcast Sanchez eyes January move to PSG


The forward hopes for a move to away from Old Trafford this winter

Alexis Sanchez is hoping for an exit from Manchester United with Paris Saint-Germain at the top of his list, reports the Mirror.

The forward has fallen out of favour at Old Trafford and grown tired of Jose Mourinho's criticisms of him, so his agents are looking for a potential exit.

PSG are one of the few clubs who could afford Sanchez's wages and pay a transfer fee, which United want, but clubs in Spain and Italy also remain possibilities. 

Chelsea target Piatek hit with £35 million price tag


Amid interest from Chelsea, Genoa have slapped a £35 million (€40m/$45m) price tag on striker Krzysztof Piatek, according to the Sun.

Piatek has landed on the Blues radar as Maurizio Sarri has lost faith in Alvaro Morata.

But Piatek has drawn interest from Roma, Inter and Napoli, and Genoa could be tempted to cash in on a player they paid just £3.5m for in the summer.

Martial rejects Man Utd contract offer


Talks to continue as the Red Devils try to lock him down

Anthony Martial has rejected Manchester United's latest contract offer, reports Sky Sports.

Jose Mourinho wished to sell Martial this summer, but the Red Devils brass has been working since then to try to tie the forward down with a new deal.

Though Martial, who's contract expires in 2019 but carries a one-year option, has rejected the latest offer, discussions will continue. 

Crystal Palace to back Hodgson in January with striker


Crystal Palace have decided to back Roy Hodgson by signing one of his top choices at striker this winter, reports the Daily Mail.

The Eagles are the second-worst scoring team in the Premier League this year thanks to both injuries and ineffectiveness.

Palace know they cannot rely on Christian Benteke and Conor Wickham's return to fitness to provide the boost and Hodgson will be given funds to improve his team's output.

Mourinho fears De Gea will leave on free to Juventus


Jose Mourinho is growing fearful David De Gea may depart Manchester United on a free for Juventus when his contract runs out, reports the Sun.

De Gea has been hesitant to sign an extension to his current deal, which expires this summer but can be extended another year by the Red Devils.

Juventus have earned a reputation for luring top talent on frees and are known to be interested in De Gea - which could cause United to sell him cheaply in the summer rather than lose him for nothing.