Leao to sign new AC Milan deal
AC Milan expect Rafael Leao to sign a new contract that will run until 2026.
Calciomercato reports talks with the player have been going well and he is close to an agreement over a deal worth €4 million per season.
His current deal expires in 2024.
Bologna target Nunez
Bologna are plotting a move for Marcelino Nunez, according to Calciomercato.
The 21-year-old midfielder has impressed for Universidad Catolica in Chile and has also caught the attention of Brazilian side Fluminense.
Leicester want Lampatd to replace Rodgers
Frank Lampard is Leicester's first choice to take over as manager should Brendan Rodgers leave for Manchester United.
Rodgers has been highlighted as one of the favourites to take Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's place at Old Trafford and Fichajes claims ex-Chelsea boss Lampard is the preferred man to step into the hot seat at King Power Stadium.
PSG drop Haaland interest and chase Vlahovic
Paris Saint-Germain are lining up a bid for Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic, says El Nacional.
The French side have decided to drop their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland and will instead go for Vlahovic, who is also wanted by Juventus,
Roma and Juventus eye Paredes
Leandro Paredes could be on the move in January amid his lack of playing time at Paris Saint-Germain.
The midfielder is wanted by Roma and Juventus, according to Calciomercato.it, but the Giallorossi will only be able to get him if PSG are willing to let him go on loan.
Man Utd hold emergency Solskjaer meeting
Manchester United have scheduled an emergency meeting to discuss sacking Ole Gunnar Soslkjaer, reports The Telegraph.
The Red Devils were thrashed 4-1 at Watford on Saturday, resulting in more calls for the coach to be dismissed.
The club leaders will hold a digital conference on Saturday evening to discuss making a change in manager and Solskjaer's compensation terms.
Strakosha to leave Lazio for Newcastle
Thomas Strakosha is ready to leave Lazio after 10 years at the club.
The goalkeeper's contract expires at the end of the season and Corriere dello Sport says he has decided not to renew.
A move seems imminent, with Strakosha eager to join a team in the Premier League and Newcastle are the team chasing him.
PSG to lose promising midfielder Dina-Ebimbe
Paris Saint-Germain are in danger of losing 20-year-old promising midfielder Junior Dina-Ebimbe in the near future.
Fichajes reports Dina-Ebimbe, who has made six appearances for PSG this season, will look for a new club in January.
Aguero to announce retirement
Sergio Aguero has been forced to retire because of heart problems, according to Gerard Romero.
The Barcelona attacker has been ruled out for several months after suffering heart troubles recently, but looks set to announce the end of his career next week.
Magpies eye Winks
Newcastle have made Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks a prime January target, reports the Mail.
New Toon boss Eddie Howe wants players with Premier League experience as he looks to steer the club away from the relegation zone and sees England international Winks as the ideal player.
Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie is also on their wanted list, with a potential loan move on the cards during the winter window.
Man Utd encouraging Dembele not to sign Barca deal
Manchester United are encouraging Ousmane Dembele not to sign a new deal at Barcelona so they can land him on a free transfer at the end of the season, according to Mundo Deportivo.
Barca have stepped up negotiations with the France international over an extension to his current deal, which expires at the end of the campaign.
However, the Red Devils are in talks with his representatives in the hope of persuading him not to sign fresh terms and consider a move to Old Trafford instead.
Anfang leaves Werder Bremen
Werder Bremen head coach Markus Anfang and assistant Florian Junge have resigned.
The German club announced on Friday that an investigation was underway to looking into allegations Anfang was using a forged Covid-19 vaccination certificate - an allegation Anfang strongly denies.
Rudiger could be out of Real's reach
Real Madrid may miss out on Antonio Rudiger as they cannot afford the Chelsea defender's wages, reports Fichajes.
Rudiger will be available on a free transfer at the end of the season and is believed to prefer a move to Santiago Bernabeu.
However, his €10 million-a-year contract (£8.4m/$13.3m) is out of their reach, which could leave PSG in pole position to land the Germany international.
Spurs to make move for De Ligt
Tottenham are planning a January swoop for Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt, according to Football Insider.
New Spurs boss Antonio Conte is keen to bolster his defence and director of football Fabio Paratici is confident of doing a deal with his former club for Netherlands international De Ligt.
However, if an agreement cannot be reach then Inter's Stefan de Vrij is seen as a viable alternative target.
Spurs lead race for Tolisso
Tottenham are ahead of Inter Milan and Juventus in the race to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Corentin Tolisso, according to the Mail.
The 27-year-old is in the final year of his contract at Bayern so will be available on a free transfer at the end of the season.
Tolisso has struggled with injuries since moving to Germany from Lyon in 2017 and has made just one league start so far this campaign.
Toone signs new Man Utd deal
Manchester United women's striker Ella Toone has signed a new contract through to the summer of 2025.
The England international is United's record goalscorer and appearance maker after scoring 36 goals in 83 games since joining from Manchester City in 2018.
Corinthians set Victor price
Bremen confirm Anfang exit
Man Utd to launch January raid for Trippier
Manchester United will make a January move for Atletico Madrid's Kieran Trippier, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tries to rescue his side's fortunes, says Marca.
The England international almost made the leap to Old Trafford ahead of the current campaign and now the Red Devils want the veteran to shore up their defence.
But Atletico remain unlikely to sell without a fight to keep hold of the defender.
Solskjaer deserves end-of-season run - Park
Former Manchester United ace Park Ji-sung believes that the club's under-fire manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, should be given until the end of the season to prove that he is the right man for the top job at Old Trafford.
Solskjaer is under intense pressure ahead of Saturday's trip to Watford, with United having won just one of their past six Premier League matches - an ignominious run of results which included embarrassing home defeats to great rivals Liverpool and Manchester City.
Consequently, the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Brendan Rodgers are now being touted as possible successors.
Tuchel will avoid Gallagher recall
Thomas Tuchel will avoid recalling Conor Gallagher to Chelsea from his loan at Crystal Palace despite the youngster's superb form, per The Guardian.
The Blues starlet has enhanced his profile with his latest stint away from Stamford Bridge, and made his senior England debut earlier this month.
But Tuchel will not be drawn on his future at the club, while admitting that he intends to let him continue to flourish with the Eagles.
Gallardo eyed as new Uruguay boss
Marcelo Gallardo is being eyed up to succeed Oscar Tabarez in charge of Uruguay, per El Pais.
The latter's tenure in charge of the men's national team came to a close this international break, with a tough path to an automatic spot at Qatar 2022 in store.
Now, the nation looks to turn to the Argentine, who is currently in charge at River Plate.
Tuchel hits out at Ziyech transfer rumours
Thomas Tuchel has insisted there's been no discussion about selling Hakim Ziyech, with the Chelsea boss saying any reports to the contrary have been made up.
Ziyech has yet to truly lock down a regular role at Chelsea, despite featuring 39 times last season.
The Moroccan star has featured on just 10 occasions this season, leading to talk of a loan move away in January with Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund among the clubs linked.
Moralez to decide on NYCFC future
New York City FC star Maxi Moralez has said his future will come down to what's best for him and his family.
The 34-year-old, who has been one of NYCFC's top players over the past five seasons, will see his deal expire at the end of the current season.
"We’re just trying to finish the season strong," he told reporters, "make a push to the end of the season; obviously want to get to Dec. 12, which is the finals and then we’ll take it from there. We’ll see what’s best for me and my family.”
Madrid step up Rudiger pursuit (Marca)
The Blancos are looking to beat Bayern to the defender's signature
Real Madrid are stepping up their pursuit of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger, reports Marca.
Rudiger's contract with the Blues expires at the end of the season and he has yet to pen a new deal.
Bayern Munich are also keeping a close eye on the Germany star's status.
Wolfsburg leading the chase for Pepi
On the Ricardo Pepi front, hearing that Wolfsburg is still the front runner but that there is some strong interest from Ajax. That's an interesting one to keep an eye on.— Kristian Dyer (@KristianRDyer) November 19, 2021
AC Milan and Juventus tracking Alvarez
AC Milan and Juventus are eyeing a move for River Plate striker Julian Alvarez, reports Calciomercato.
The 21-year-old has grown in stature for the Argentine giants and looks ready for a move to Europe.
River are set to wait until December to evaluate any offers.
Lingard set for £10m West Ham move in January (The Sun)
Man Utd will look to cash in on the England man before he can leave on a free
Jesse Lingard is set for a £10 million ($13m) transfer to West Ham in January, reports The Sun.
Lingard starred on loan for the Hammers last term, but Man Utd rejected their offer to buy him permanently in the summer.
But with Lingard's contract at Old Trafford entering its final months, the club are ready to cash in rather than let him walk on a free.
Vela set for LAFC stay
Carlos Vela is set to extend his contract with Los Angeles FC, reports GOAL.
The Mexico star had a below-par season by his standards in 2021, scoring just five goals as he battled injuries.
Vela is set to accept a reduced salary to return in 2022.