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Dortmund can't afford Martial as Haaland cover (Sport1)


BVB priced out of the market for Man Utd striker

Manchester United striker Anthony Martial is an option that Borussia Dortmund have explored as they start to draw up plans for replacing Erling Haaland, but the German giants cannot afford the Frenchman.

That is according to Sport1, who report that an asking price of between €50-55m (£43-47m/$58-64m) is too much for the Bundesliga to consider as they prepare to turn their attention elsewhere.

Liverpool looking at Damsgaard


Liverpool are, according to Fichajes, one of the sides monitoring Sampdoria winger Mikkel Damsgaard.

On the back of his impressive displays for Denmark at Euro 2020, several Premier League teams are said to have the 21-year-old on their radar.

Spurs wanted summer deal for Ings


The Telegraph reports that Tottenham were keen on doing a summer deal for Danny Ings once he became available at Southampton.

Aston Villa were to win that race, though, as Fabio Paratici opted to favour defensive reinforcements.

Osimhen's market value skyrockets


Victor Osimhen's market value has skyrocketed since his arrival at Napoli - as Calcio Mercato reports.

The Italian giants snapped up the 22-year-old from Lille in July 2020, and he has since scored 14 goals in 29 Serie A appearances.

Four of those efforts have come in Osimhen's first five outings for Napoli this term, with the striker now worth around €120m (£103m/$140m).

Victor Osimhen of Nigeria and Napoli.

Dortmund eying West Brom youngster Cleary


Borussia Dortmund are eyeing a move for West Brom youngster Reyes Cleary - according to The Daily Mail.

The German club have been impressed with the 17-year-old's performances in the Premier League 2 for the Baggies' U23 side, and could formalise their interest in the new year.

However, Dortmund could face competition for Cleary from fellow Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim, and he is also attracting attention from Premier League and Serie A clubs.

Cavani wants Man Utd exit in January (El Grafico)


Red Devils striker looking for move

Edinson Cavani has backtracked on his plans to remain at Manchester United and now wants out during the January transfer window, claims El Grafico.

With Cristiano Ronaldo leading the line for the Red Devils, an experienced Uruguayan wants to find regular game time away from Old Trafford.

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Raphinha registers on Barca's radar


Leeds winger Raphinha is a player that Barcelona have in their sights, reports Fichajes.

The Brazilian forward has caught the eye in English football, with his creative qualities being noted by those at Camp Nou.

Real ready to launch Buta bid


Real Madrid's search for a new right-back could see them launch a raid on Royal Antwerp for Aurelio Buta, claims Defensa Central.

The 24-year-old Portuguese boasts an impressive assist record in Belgium and he may be the attacking option that La Liga heavyweights are crying out for.

Liverpool leading the race for Bellingham (Daily Star)


Reds heading queue for Dortmund star

Liverpool are, according to the Daily Star, leading the race for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham.

Any deal for the teenage England international is expected to cost around £100 million ($137m), but those at Anfield are prepared to spend big on a hot prospect.

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Crystal Palace monitoring Everton midfielder Davies


Crystal Palace are monitoring Everton midfielder Tom Davies - according to Football Insider.

The 23-year-old’s current contract is due to expire in 2023, and the Toffees have yet to make in progress in talks over an extension.

Palace are poised to swoop for Davies, who has only featured in two Premier League games for Everton so far this term.

Everton target Real duo Isco & Jovic


Everton have identified Real Madrid duo Isco and Luka Jovic as transfer targets - according to Defensa Central.

Rafa Benitez wants to bring both men to Goodison Park on short-term loan deals when the transfer window reopens.

Isco is now into the final year of his contract at Real, but Jovic is tied to Santiago Bernabeu until 2025.

Mourinho eyeing Ndombele reunion at Roma


Jose Mourinho is eyeing a potential reunion with Tanguy Ndombele at Roma - according to Calcio Mercato.

The 24-year-old played under the Portuguese coach at Tottenham last season, and is now being touted for a switch to Stadio Olimpico in the new year.

Mourinho is eager to add greater depth to his midfield ranks, but Ndombele is contracted to remain at Spurs until 2025.

BVB confident Juve-linked Witsel will stay put


Kessie continues to prioritise PL move


AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie continues to rebuff contract offers from his club as he angles for a move to England, according to 90min.

However, his standout play has reportedly prompted organisations from other countries beyond England, including Spain, to prepare bids.

Ajax star Antony draws Bayern attention


Ajax star Antony has captured the attention of Bayern Munich, says UOL.

The 21-year-old forward is also reportedly being tracked by Barcelona, though the Bavarians are better positioned financially to make a bid.

No problem for Donnarumma at PSG


Mata considers Man Utd exit


Juan Mata is considering a January departure from Manchester United given his lack of playing time, writes the Manchester Evening News.

The veteran playmaker is on a contract that expires next summer but wants to showcase his talents before reaching free agency.

Nguiamba set for Spezia move


Aurelien Nguiamba is preparing to leave Nancy for Spezia in his first move abroad, according to l'Equipe, with a medical scheduled for this week.

Nguiamba, 22, plays in the defensive midfield and has been capped in the French youth ranks from an early age.

Hip-hop star Yo Gotti joins D.C. United ownership group


D.C. United have added multi-platinum rapper Yo Gotti to the club's ownership group.

The 40-year-old, whose real name is Mario Mims, is one of four new faces to become part of the MLS team's ownership group.

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Man Utd turn to Phillips as Rice alternative (Daily Star)


The Red Devils are keen on adding midfield depth as soon as possible

Manchester United have turned to Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips as an alternative to fellow England international Declan Rice, claims the Daily Star.

Both players featured heavily at Euro 2020, with Phillips entering the spotlight with his group stage performance level, and the Leeds man is seen as the more affordable short-term transfer target.