Bayern target Wirtz wants Leverkusen stay
Bayer Leverkusen have no reason to fear rising star Florian Wirtz leaving to join Bayern Munich.
The 18-year-old has been linked to the Bundesliga champions, but the player's father insists he wants to stay at Leverkusen for at least two more years.
Hans-Joachim said to Bild: "Florian definitely wants to play a good role in Leverkusen for the next two years. What comes next is not yet known. His focus is now only on Bayer and the national team."
No agreement between Barca and Sergi Roberto in latest talks
Barcelona have not been able to convince Sergi Roberto to accept a new contract, it was reported on El Partidazo de COPE.
The club want the Spain international to accept a 30 per cent pay cut but their latest meeting has ended without an agreement.
Real Madrid plot move for Man City full-back
Real Madrid are considering making a bid for full-back Pedro Porro, according to O Jogo.
The 22-year-old is on loan at Sporting from Manchester City, though the Portuguese side have the option to sign him permanently at the end of the season.
Madrid are looking to invest in a new right-back and the Spaniard has become one of their preferred candidates.
Leverkusen eye Argentina international Zaracho
Bayer Leverkusen are keeping a close eye on Atletico Mineiro star Matias Zaracho, says Fichajes.
The 23-year-old attacking midfielder has impressed in Brazil since joining Mineiro from Racing Club last year.
His performances have attracted interest from the German side and Argentine giants River Plate.
Liverpool & Man Utd target Kessie wants Premier League move (90min)
Midfielder can leave AC Milan for free next summer
Franck Kessie is interested in moving to the Premier League next summer, 90min reports.
The midfielder's contract at AC Milan expires at the end of the summer and he has rejected their recent extension offers.
Liverpool and Manchester United are among the English teams said to be monitoring the 24-year-old's situation.
Everton to go back in for Maitland-Niles
Everton are, according to TransferMarketWeb, set to rekindle their interest in Ainsley Maitland-Niles during the January transfer window.
The Toffees were keen on the versatile England international over the summer and have seen him continue to struggle for regular game time at Arsenal.
Gattuso a contender for Newcastle
Gennaro Gattuso is a contender to take charge at Newcastle if the Magpies decide to part with Steve Bruce, reports Calciomercato.
The former AC Milan and Napoli boss is currently out of work and was linked with Tottenham over the summer.
Stam sacked by FC Cincinnati
Spurs still keen on Damsgaard deal
Mikkel Damsgaard remains a target for Tottenham, claims Tuttosport, despite his poor form for Sampdoria this season.
Spurs were among those to cast admiring glances in the Dane's direction during Euro 2020, and an approach from north London could still be made.
Sevilla lining up raid for Lenglet
Sevilla are, according to Fichajes, considering a move for Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet.
Amid the serious questions being asked of Jules Kounde's future, a raid on La Liga rivals would help to keep the centre-half department well stocked at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Man City interested in Nkunku
RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku is the subject of interest from Manchester City - according to Fichajes.
The Premier League champions are weighing up a January bid for the 23-year-old, who still has four years remaining on his current contract.
Nkunku scored a hat-trick against City in Leipzig's 6-3 defeat at Etihad Stadium in the Champions League last week.
Wirtz's father insists he will stay at Leverkusen
Hans Joachim Wirtz - father of Florian - on his son's future to @sportbild: “Florian definitely wants to play a good role in Leverkusen for the next two years. We don't know yet what comes next. His focus is now only on Bayer”. 🇩🇪— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 27, 2021
Bayer are not intentioned to sell Wirtz in 2022.
Mata considering Man Utd future
Juan Mata is considering his future at Manchester United - according to MEN.
The 33-year-old has less than a year left to run on his current contract, and has only seen 62 minutes of action for the Red Devils so far in 2021-22.
Mata will look to secure a January move if he doesn’t start playing regularly in the next few months.
Barca plotting swoop for La Palmas starlet Moleiro
Barcelona are plotting a swoop for Las Palmas starlet Alberto Moleiro - according to SPORT.
Ronald Koeman is interested in adding extra youth talent to his ranks, and the 17-year-old fits the bill after a bright start to his career.
Moleiro has featured in six Segunda Division games for Las Palmas this season, scoring once.
Roma's Nzonzi closing in on Qatar switch
Roma midfielder Steven Nzonzi is closing in on a switch to Qatar - as Calcio Mercato reports.
The Italian giants are looking to cash in on the 32-year-old before he becomes a free agent in 2022, and the transfer window is still open in the far east until September 30.
Al Rayyan are planning to finalise a deal for Nzonzi before the deadline, but will first look to find a buyer for Cameroonian playmaker Franck Kom.
Juve confident of beating Chelsea to Tchouameni
Juventus are confident of beating Chelsea to the signature of Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni - according to Calcio Mercato.
The French outfit will be open to sanctioning the 21-year-lold's departure if they receive an offer within the region of €40 million (£34m/$47m).
Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri is eager to bring in Tchouameni as he aims to revamp his midfield in the new year, but Chelsea could still compete for his signature.
West Ham will sell Rice for £90m (Football Insider)
Price set for Man Utd & Chelsea target
Football Insider reports that West Ham are prepared to sell Declan Rice for £90 million ($123m).
The Hammers are already lining up possible replacements for the England international midfielder, who has been heavily linked with Manchester United and Chelsea.
Real confident on Haaland & Mbappe
Real Madrid are, according to Defensa Central, growing increasingly confident that they can sign Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland in 2022.
One striking superstar at Paris Saint-Germain could become a free agent next summer, while another at Borussia Dortmund is expected to be made available in a big-money deal.
New deal for Leeds youngster
Davies becomes a target for Palace
Everton midfielder Tom Davies has become a top target for Crystal Palace, claims Football Insider.
The Toffees academy graduate is only tied to a contract through to 2023 and is struggling for game time under Rafa Benitez.
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Leicester target Lazio's Luis Alberto
Leicester City have identified Lazio midfielder Luis Alberto as a transfer target - according to Fichajes.
The Foxes want to bring in the 28-year-old to provide extra cover in the middle of the park just in case James Maddison or Youri Tielemans leave the club in 2022.
Luis Alberto previously played in the Premier League at Liverpool between 2013 and 2016, but struggled for regular minutes at Anfield before joining Lazio.
Napoli yet to reach Insigne renewal agreement
Napoli are yet to reach an agreement over a contract renewal with Lorenzo Insigne - according to Calcio Mercato.
The 30-year-old's current deal is due to expire in June 2022, and no new talks have been planned to discuss the possibility of fresh terms.
As it stands, Insigne will be free to sign a pre-contract agreement with any potential suitors in January, with the striker reportedly attracting interest from the Premier League.
Barca may be forced to open Depay contract talks
Barcelona may be forced to open fresh contract talks with Memphis Depay next year - according to Mundo Deportivo.
The 27-year-old moved to Camp Nou on a free transfer in the summer window, but was only handed a two-year deal.
Barca will look to tie Depay down to an extension before he enters the last year of that agreement in order to avoid losing him for nothing in 2023.
Inter interested in Atalanta star Malinovskyi
Atalanta star Ruslan Malinovskyi is the subject of interest from Inter - according to Calcio Mercato.
The Nerazzurri are weighing up a January swoop for the 28-year-old, who could be available for around €30 million (£26m/$34m).
Malinovskyi, who has less than two years to run on his current contract, has appeared in all six of Atalanta's Serie A games this term.
Torres vetoed Spurs move
Tottenham had a deal in principle to sign Pau Torres from Villarreal earlier this year, only for the defender to veto the move, per AS.
The Spain centre-back, a Europa League winner last term and an Olympic silver medalist at Tokyo 2020, has been linked with a Premier League move before.
But he apparently passed on a deal agreed between the Yellow Submarine and Spurs, wishing to wait for a better offer.
Inter open to Sanchez exit
Inter are willing to let Alexis Sanchez leave the club in January, with a trio of European rivals after the Serie A winner, says CalcioMercato.
Marseille, Real Betis and Sevilla are all in the hat for the 32-year-old, who found a new lease on life at San Siro following his time at Manchester United.
He has been restricted for minutes this term however, with less than an hour on the field.
Guardiola philosophical on Bernardo future
Pep Guardiola: “Bernardo Silva is an exceptional player. If, at the end, he wants to leave and decides to go, the only thing I can say is that the club that gets Bernardo is going to take one of the best players in the world”. 🔵🇵🇹 #MCFC @Jack_Gaughan— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 26, 2021
AC Milan and Juventus eye Pepi move (CalcioMercato)
The FC Dallas star has had a breakout campaign for club and country
USMNT forward Ricardo Pepi is on the radar of both AC Milan and Juventus, per CalcioMercato.
The FC Dallas striker, who enjoyed a goalscoring senior debut for his country this month, has caught the eye of the two Serie A heavyweights.
Now, both could launch moves as they look to tempt him to Europe.
Watkins wanted by Spurs (Fichajes)
The Aston Villa man is well-regarded in North London
Tottenham have got Aston Villa and England man Ollie Watkins near the top of their transfer list, per Fichajes.
The forward is viewed as an additional string for Nuno Espirito Santo's attacking bow, as Spurs look to continue to pull out of the post-Mourinho era.
Watkins, at 25, is arguably yet to hit his peak and could prove an astute signing for the north London outfit.