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    Rashford and Firmino on list of Atletico targets

    Atletico Madrid have named Marcus Rashford, Roberto Firmino and Leandro Trossard on their list of transfer targets, Fichajes reports.

    The Spanish side are looking to invest in their attack and see the three as solid options to improve their team.

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    Clubs lining up for Asensio

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    A number of sides are lining up moves for Marco Asensio ahead of him hitting free agency in 2023, claims Bernabeu Digital.

    With the Spain international running down his deal in the Spanish capital, the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Juventus and Liverpool are all said to be monitoring his situation.

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    New boss at Brighton

    Brighton have, after seeing Graham Potter leave for Chelsea, confirmed the appointment of Robert De Zerbi as their new boss.

    The 43-year-old Italian was left in charge of Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk.

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    Chelsea still keen on Gordon

    Chelsea remain interested in Everton forward Anthony Gordon, claims CaughtOffside.

    The Blues attempted to sign the England U21 international over the summer, with it possible that a fresh approach will be made in upcoming windows.

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    Man Utd mulling over fresh Griezmann approach (The Athletic)

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    Antoine Griezmann could become a target for Manchester United once more, claims The Athletic.

    The France international is struggling for minutes at Atletico Madrid due a clause in his loan switch from Barcelona, meaning that the Red Devils could swoop in for a player they have been heavily linked with in the past.

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    Saliba hints at new Arsenal contract

    William Saliba has hinted that he will sign a new contract at Arsenal if fresh terms are put to him.

    The French defender, who has been absorbed back into the Gunners fold this season, has told Sky Sports: "I'm at home here. I like London, I like the club, I like everything. I feel at home here."

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    Araujo rejected Premier League offers

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    Sport claims that Ronald Araujo rejected lucrative offers from the Premier League in order to sign a new contract at Barcelona.

    The talented Uruguayan defender is now tied to La Liga giants through to the summer of 2026.

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    Mbappe not on Real’s radar

    Real Madrid have spent several years pursuing Kylian Mbappe, but Marca claims that interest has cooled for now.

    The Paris Saint-Germain star will be targeted if he makes himself, as would Manchester City striker Erling Haaland, but the Blancos are done with chasing players that have no intention of signing.

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    City also keen on Diaby

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    Manchester City’s recruitment radar is also leading them towards Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby, reports 90min.

    Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham have also had the highly-rated France international scouted this season.

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    City join Chelsea in race for Skriniar (The Sun)

    According to The Sun, Manchester City have joined Premier League rivals Chelsea in the race for Inter defender Milan Skriniar.

    The 27-year-old Slovakia international is set to become a free agent in the summer of 2023 when his contract at San Siro expires.

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    Milan want Ziyech in January

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    AC Milan continue to remain interested in signing Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech in the January transfer window according to TMW.

    The reigning Serie A champions wanted to sign Ziyech on loan during the summer but the two clubs failed to strike a deal at that time.

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    Chelsea set to appoint Freund as sporting director

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    Cardiff City part ways with manager Steve Morison

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    Nottingham Forest set to offer Cooper a new deal

    Newly promoted Premier League side Nottingham Forest are set to offer a new contract to their manager Steve Cooper according to The Sun.

    Cooper, who had guided Nottingham Forest to a Premier League promotion last season after 20 years, is in the final year of his existing contract.

    Reportedly Brighton are keen on signing Steve Cooper as a replacement for Graham Potter who recently joined Chelsea. If Cooper does not sign a new contract then Brighton will have to pay a nominal amount of £1.5m to Forest in order to bring him to the club.

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    Former Dortmund defender set to join Stuttgart

    Former Borussia Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou is set to complete a move to VFB Stuttgart on a free transfer, according to Kicker.

    Several clubs like Roma, Inter Milan, West Ham and Lyon were interested in the 23-year-old player whose contract with Dortmund expired in May 2022. But now it seems like the Frenchman has decided to stay back in the Bundesliga.

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    Man City, Liverpool and Chelsea interested in Linfield midfielder

    Premier League giants Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool are ready to compete to secure the signing of 16-year-old Linfield FC midfielder Cole Brannigan according to The Sun.

    Leeds United too have shown interest in the player, though, Sun journalist Alan Nixon claims, "Manchester City are trying to win the race for Northern Ireland midfield prospect Cole Brannigan.

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    Newcastle United eye Brazilian wonderkid Santos

    Newcastle United are reportedly interested in signing Vasco da Gama midfielder Andrey Santos and are preparing a transfer move for the 18-year-old according to Caughtoffside.

    The teenager is very highly rated in his native Brazil and his impressive performance for Vasco da Gama drew comparisons with Barcelona captain Sergio Busquets.

    The Magpies will face competition from PSG, Manchester City, Barcelona and Aston Villa who are also keen to sign the teenager.

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    PSG opted against signing Dembele in the summer

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    Arthur Melo will not leave Liverpool in January

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    Liverpool monitoring Flamengo's Joao Gomes

    Liverpool are keeping their eyes on Flamengo midfielder Joao Gomes as their scouts are monitoring the progress of the 21-year-old at the Brazilian club.

    While the Reds may consider signing the player in future, at the moment, they have not held any talks over a possible transfer of the midfielder to the Premier League according to Fabrizio Romano via Caughtoffside.

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    Stefan de Vrij could leave Inter for free next summer

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    Inter Milan central defender Stefan de Vrij could leave the club for free after his current contract expires next summer, according to journalist Alfredo Pedulla.

    The 30-year-old Dutchman has remained a mainstay in the Inter backline since joining them from Lazio in 2018. At one point it looked certain that a new contract would be offered to the defender but at the moment no such talks are being held between the player and the club.

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    Barcelona want Jorginho as Busquets' replacement

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    FC Barcelona are considering signing Chelsea midfielder Jorginho in the summer of 2023 according to The Mirror.

    Jorginho is being eyed as a replacement for Barcelona captain Sergio Busquets whose contract expires next year. The Italian international will also be available for free if he does not sign a new contract with the Blues this season.

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    Liverpool eye Wolves midfielder Nunes

    Liverpool want to sign Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunes next summer according to The Sun. The Reds' midfield continues to remain an area of concern and in order to bolster the team, Jurgen Klopp wants to sign the 24-year-old Portuguese international.

    Nunes joined Wolves from Sporting this summer and if Liverpool want to sign him next season they have to shell out a substantial transfer fee.

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    PSV director confirms discussions between Gakpo and Man Utd

    “Cody [Gakpo] has had a difficult preparation with us because he has spoken with Manchester United," PSV director Marcel Brands told VI. "They didn’t come until mid-August and it didn’t go through.

    "I even think Cody wouldn’t have left at the end of the transfer window if the right amount had been offered. There has been no bid that approached the lower limit of what we agreed with Cody.”

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    Rodgers comments on Leicester future as Foxes admire Frank

    "Whatever happens, I have a huge amount of respect for them [the club's owners]," Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers told Sky Sports after the defeat at Tottenham. "They've given me great support since I've been here. I understand the game and I understand football. Today, I didn't think the scoreline reflected the game but the bottom line is that we've had a heavy defeat."

    The Telegraph have reported that the hierarchy at King Power Stadium are keen admirers of Thomas Frank but it is unclear whether he would be willing to swap his excellent project at Brentford.

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    Barcelona considering free Jorginho transfer as Busquets replacement

    With Sergio Busquets firmly in the twilight years of his career, Barcelona will eventually have to replace him.

    As per the Mirror, that decision could come as soon next summer where they are considering a move for Jorginho - who will be a free agent if he doesn't extend his contract at Chelsea.

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    Man City will wait for next year to make Walker contract decision

    Kyle Walker's Manchester City contract is due to expire in 2024 and, despite him still being the club's first-choice right-back, he will have to wait to see whether his time at the club will be extended.

    The Daily Star have claimed that both parties are relaxed about the situation whilst also being aware that it will need resolving one way or the other in due course.

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    Bayern Munich make Kane number one summer transfer priority (Sky Sport Italia)

    Harry Kane may finally leave Tottenham next summer as, according to Sky Sport Italia, he is being lined up as Bayern Munich's number one target.

    The Bundesliga champions lost Robert Lewandowski in the summer but have struggled in his absence and are hoping to add another world-class striker to the squad.