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PSG, Everton & Roma in for Arias

2020-09-21T22:00:49Z

Atletico Madrid sporting director Andrea Berta says three clubs are interested in signing right-back Santiago Arias.

“We’re talking to Roma, Everton and PSG," Berta told kicker.

Atletico need to sell to sign Torreira

2020-09-21T21:45:14Z

Atletico Madrid need to sell someone if they are to sign Lucas Torreira from Arsenal, according to Marca.

Diego Simeone is believed to be a fan of the Gunners midfielder but Atletico's finances have been badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Genoa eye Balotelli & Pellegrini

2020-09-21T21:30:46Z

Genoa are close to finding a deal with Juventus to sign Luca Pellegrini, reports DiMarzio.

The report also states Genoa are keen to sign Mario Balotelli from relegated Brescia.

Jovic pushing for Real Madrid exit

2020-09-21T21:15:45Z

Luka Jovic is looking to leave Real Madrid, according to Spanish news agency EFE.

The Serbian is said to want to return to Eintracht Frankfurt on loan, and Zinedine Zidane may be open to such a move.

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Puig wants to stay at Barca

2020-09-21T21:00:39Z

Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig wants to stay at Camp Nou, claims Marca.

The youngster has reportedly been told he can leave the club but went to the training ground with his father to insists he doesn't want to go.

Madrid consider Cavani move

2020-09-21T20:30:48Z

Real Madrid are considering a move for free agent Edinson Cavani, reports Marca.

The former PSG forward would command a hefty pay packet but the chance to sign him on a free could appeal as Madrid look to keep a check on their spending.

With Luka Jovic having struggled last season, Cavani would provide useful competition for Karim Benzema in attack.

Inter starlet Esposito heads out on loan

2020-09-21T20:15:50Z

Inter forward Sebastiano Esposito is set to join SPAL on loan, claims DiMarzio.

The 18-year-old was said to be wanted by a number of Italian sides as he looks to continue his development.

USMNT starlet Aaronson nears Salzburg move

2020-09-21T20:00:52Z

American starlet Brenden Aaronson, dubbed the 'U.S. Havertz', is nearing a move to Red Bull Salzburg, reports Sports Illustrated.

Aaronson would be playing under fellow American Jesse Marsch.

Dortmund to reward Reyna with new contract

2020-09-21T19:40:16Z

Borussia Dortmund want to tie USMNT star Giovanni Reyna to a new contract, according to Sport1.

It is reported a professional deal will automatically begin when he turns 18 in November, but Dortmund want to reward him for his promising form with an improved deal.

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Real Madrid & Liverpool battle for Mbappe

2020-09-21T19:30:34Z

Both clubs in contact with player

Real Madrid and Liverpool will battle to sign Kylian Mbappe from PSG next summer, reports l'Equipe.

Mbappe has reportedly told PSG he wants to leave at the end of this summer, and both clubs are reported to have been in contact with him.

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Boye leaves Torino for Elche

2020-09-21T19:20:39Z

Elche have signed Lucas Boye from Torino on loan with an option to buy.

Bayern and Dortmund after Barca's American star

2020-09-21T19:00:27Z

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are among the suitors for Barcelona starlet Konrad de la Fuente, reports Marca.

The young American has featured for the first team in preseason under Ronald Koeman, having been promoted to Barca B last season.

And Barca have no interest in letting go of the young winger, despite interest from the German giants as well as Girona. 

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'Sancho may leave Dortmund one day, but he is happy here now'

2020-09-21T18:30:13Z

Jadon Sancho might leave Borussia Dortmund one day, director Sebastian Kehl has admitted.

However, Kehl insists that that day isn't imminent, despite ongoing interest from Manchester United.

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Koln add Greek international

2020-09-21T17:55:37Z

Koln have completed a deal to sign Dimitris Limnios, the club confirmed.

Limnios joins the club on a four-year deal as he makes the move to Germany from PAOK in his native Greece.

The winger, who tested positive for coronavirus in the leadup to the transfer, has earned seven caps for Greece, scoring twice.

“I'm pleased to finally be here," he said in a statement. "After the positive Corona test, I had a few worries that the transfer wouldn't come about. All of those responsible at FC took really good care of me during my quarantine. Now I'm finally here at 1. FC Köln and I'm looking forward to getting to know my new club and team-mates."

Arsenal complete goalkeeper signing

2020-09-21T17:25:13Z

Arsenal have completed the signing of  Iceland international Runar Alex Runarsson.

The goalkeeper moves to London from Dijon, as he replaces Emiliano Martinez following the goalkeeper's move to Aston Villa.

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Ex-Liverpool youngster Duncan returns to England

2020-09-21T17:00:56Z

Former Liverpool youth striker Bobby Duncan is set to leave Fiorentina for a return to England, reports The Athletic.

The 19-year-old is set to join Championship side Derby on a free transfer, with the Serie A side taking a percentage of any future sale.

Elis leaves Houston for Portugal

2020-09-21T16:50:59Z

Honduras forward Alberth Elis has left Houston Dynamo to join Portuguese side Boavista.

Morata set for Juventus medical

2020-09-21T16:40:34Z

Juve to pay €9m loan fee with €45m option to buy

Alvaro Morata should undergo a medical at Juventus on Tuesday as he nears a return to the club, Goal has learned.

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Arsenal complete goalkeeper signing

2020-09-21T16:30:08Z

Iceland international Runarsson arrives

Morrison completes Eredivisie switch

2020-09-21T16:20:40Z

Former Man Utd prodigy Ravel Morrison has joined ADO Den Haag after an unsuccessful stint at Middlesbrough.

Barca to pay Suarez to leave

2020-09-21T16:00:20Z

Barcelona will pay Luis Suarez around half of his salary for the 2020-21 season in order to facilitate his move to Atletico Madrid, reports Onda Cero.

Suarez is expected to complete his transfer once Alvaro Morata leaves Atletico for Juventus.

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Palace deny £25m offer for Brewster

2020-09-21T15:40:17Z

Crystal Palace have denied reports they have made a sizeable offer for Liverpool's young forward Rhian Brewster as 'a total fabrication'.

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Telles wants £23m Man Utd move

2020-09-21T15:20:33Z

Porto left-back is in final year of contract

Alex Telles is hopeful of completing a move to Manchester United, according to the Guardian.

The Porto left-back has a release clause of €40 million (£37m/$47m) but, in the last year of his contract, United don't want to pay more than €25m (£23m/$29m).

It is claimed Telles would join on a £75,000/week contract.

Birmingham sign Spain international

2020-09-21T15:08:01Z

Birmingham have signed seven-cap Spain defender Mikel San Jose after his contract at Athletic Bilbao expired.

Red Devils ready to step up Telles interest

2020-09-21T15:00:00Z

Manchester United are ready to step up their interest in Porto defender Alex Telles, claims the Manchester Evening News.

The Red Devils suffered a 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace in their 2020-21 Premier League opener and are aware of the need to get more bodies on board.

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Leeds make second bid for Roberts

2020-09-21T14:30:00Z

Leeds have tabled a second bid for Brighton's teenage defender Haydon Roberts, according to Football Insider.

The Whites failed to prise Ben White from the Seagulls earlier in the summer, but are back in the market for a highly-rated 18-year-old.

 

Man Utd could move for Upamecano

2020-09-21T14:00:00Z

Manchester United have retained interest in RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano, according to the Telegraph.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been called upon to bring in another centre-half and could launch a raid for a France international.

New Villa deal for Mings

2020-09-21T13:59:48Z

Real have no interest in Alli

2020-09-21T13:40:00Z

Real Madrid have no interest in Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli, claims talkSPORT.

The England international has seen a move to Santiago Bernabeu mooted, but no approach will be made from Spain.

Sevilla reject bid for Man City target Kounde

2020-09-21T13:20:00Z

Sevilla's sporting director Monchi has confirmed the club have turned down a bid for Jules Kounde amid reports Manchester City have made an approach.

Monchi has said: "It's true, in the last days we received an offer from a club to sign Kounde, he heard about it and we rejected it."

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Spartak keen on Tottenham's Aurier

2020-09-21T12:59:59Z

Spartak Moscow are considering a swoop for Tottenham full-back Serge Aurier - according to Sky Sports.

The 27-year-old wants to leave Spurs in search of regular first-team football, and the club are prepared to sanction his departure if the right offer comes in.

Aurier has not featured in either of Tottenham's opening games of the new Premier League season, having fallen out of favour under Jose Mourinho.

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Barca right-back Wague joins PAOK on loan

2020-09-21T12:45:57Z

Milan eyeing Fulham midfielder Anguissa

2020-09-21T12:29:59Z

Fulham midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa is the subject of interest from Milan - according to Sky Sports.

The Cottagers are open to offers for the 24-year-old, who spent the 2019-20 season on loan at Villarreal.

Milan see Anguissa as an alternative signing to Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira and Chelsea outcast Tiemoue Bakayoko, both of whom would likely command far higher transfer fees.

Marseille set to sign Henrique from Botafogo

2020-09-21T11:59:36Z

Marseille are set to sign Brazilian winger Luis Henrique from Botafogo - according to RMC Sport.

The 18-year-old will commit to a five-year contract with the Ligue 1 outfit and move to Orange Velodrome for a fee of €10 million.

Henrique, who has also been linked with Juventus in recent months, has made nine first-team appearances for Botafogo to date.

Atletico reach agreement to sign Suarez

2020-09-21T11:30:36Z

Uruguayan in line for switch to Wanda Metropolitano

Atletico Madrid have reached an agreement to sign Barcelona striker Luis Suarez - according to Mundo Deportivo.

Los Rojiblancos are hopeful of finalising a deal for the 33-year-old, but must first free up funds by offloading out-of-form frontman Diego Costa.

The transfer could also be held up by Suarez's contract demands, with the Uruguayan pushing for Barca to continue paying his salary in full for the next year.

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Juve in talks to re-sign Morata

2020-09-21T11:06:22Z

Spanish striker touted for return to Turin

Juventus are in talks to re-sign Alvaro Morata - according to Gianluca Di Marzio.

The Bianconeri are eager to lure the Atletico Madrid striker back to Turin before the summer transfer window closes.

Morata, who enjoyed a previous stint at Juve between 2014 and 2016, scored 12 goals in 34 La Liga outings for Atletico last season.

Former Liverpool prospect Ibe set to join Rooney's Derby

2020-09-21T10:59:53Z

Former Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe is set to join Derby County on a free transfer.

The 24-year-old is to undergo a medical with the Championship club on Monday after agreeing terms on a two-year contract as he looks to get his career back on track.

Ibe was released by Bournemouth in June and had attracted interest from several clubs, including Swansea, Millwall and Turkish side Besiktas, but he has chosen Derby where he will play alongside former Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney.

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Torino cool interest in Arsenal's Torreira

2020-09-21T10:29:41Z

Torino have cooled their interest in Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira - according to Sky Sports.

The Spanish outfit had opened talks with the 24-year-old over a possible £22 million ($28m) transfer, but have now pulled out of negotiations.

Atletico Madrid are now thought to be favourites to sign Torreira, who is expected to leave Arsenal during the current window.

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Ake snubbed rival interest to make Man City move

2020-09-21T10:00:00Z

Nathan Ake admits to having shunned rival interest in order to make a £40 million ($53m) move to Manchester City.

He has told the Manchester Evening News: "There was interest from others but I’d rather not say which clubs."

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Arsenal to complete £1m Runarsson deal

2020-09-21T09:48:54Z

Runar Alex Runarsson is expected to complete his move to Arsenal on Monday afternoon and could make his debut against Leicester City on Wednesday night.

The Icelandic goalkeeper arrived in England on Friday and immediately travelled to Arsenal’s London Colney training base to put the finishing touches to his transfer from French side Dijon for just over £1 million (€1.1m/$1.3m), and to meet his new team-mates.

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Man Utd won't sign another centre-half

2020-09-21T09:30:00Z

Red Devils to ignore transfer advice

Manchester United have no intention of signing another centre-half, claims The Athletic.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been urged to bolster his defence before the next deadline, amid questions of Victor Lindelof's value, but the Red Devils are looking to strengthen in other areas.

Klopp yet to make Brewster call

2020-09-21T09:00:00Z

Jurgen Klopp is yet to make a decision on Rhian Brewster's future at Liverpool, claims Football Insider.

Sheffield United are among those to have asked about taking the striker on loan, but the Premier League champions are still mulling over what to do with a 20-year-old striker.

Man City prioritise Kounde over Koulibaly

2020-09-21T08:45:24Z

Guardiola picks out top transfer target

Manchester City are ready to give up on Kalidou Koulibaly and turn their attention to Jules Kounde, reports The Athletic.

A Napoli centre-half has figured prominently on the Blues' recruitment radar, but they are now exploring the option of prising a highly-rated defender away from Sevilla.

Is Dele Alli destined to depart Spurs?

2020-09-21T08:30:00Z

Liverpool not planning to sell Oxlade-Chamberlain

2020-09-21T07:59:23Z

Liverpool are not planning to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during the current transfer window - according to The Mirror.

Wolves have been heavily linked with the 28-year-old midfielder following Thiago Alcantara's arrival at Anfield from Bayern Munich.

It has been suggested that Oxlade-Chamberlain will be pushed out of the team by the Spaniard, but Liverpool still see the England international as an important member of the squad.

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Napoli & Lazio target Arsenal's Mustafi

2020-09-21T07:29:59Z

Napoli and Lazio are both interested in signing Arsenal centre-back Shkodran Mustafi - as The Sun reports.

The Gunners are willing to sanction the 28-year-old's departure for around £13 million ($17m), but have yet to receive any formal offers.

Lazio look well placed to beat Napoli to Mustafi's signature, as they are prepared to offer the defender a five-year deal worth £2.3 million per-season.

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Roma set sights on Jovic as Milik alternative

2020-09-21T07:00:00Z

Roma have identified Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic as a potential transfer target - according to Calcio Mercato

The Giallorossi will consider launching a bid for the 22-year-old if they fail to land their first choice target Arkadiusz Milik from Napoli.

Madrid are open to loaning Jovic out for the duration of the 2020-21 campaign, but Roma are still hopeful of finalising a deal for Milik in the coming days.

Lyon leading race for Paqueta

2020-09-21T06:29:51Z

Lyon are leading the race for Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta - according to Calcio Mercato.

Valencia have also been linked with the 23-year-old, but are unable to meet his €23 million (£21m/$27m) price tag due to financial issues.

Lyon look set to free up funds through the sales of Memphis Depay and Jeff Reine-Adelaide, and could launch a formal bid for Paqueta before the transfer window slams shut.

Gattuso hints Koulibaly may need to leave Napoli

2020-09-21T04:00:51Z

Napoli head coach Gennaro Gattuso acknowledged Kalidou Koulibaly is likely to leave the Serie A club but he would be happy to keep the star defender.

Koulibaly has been strongly linked with Premier League giants Manchester City and Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain as Napoli look to raise funds following the club-record signing of Victor Osimhen.

The 29-year-old Koulibaly played as Napoli opened their 2020-21 Serie A season with a 2-0 win at Parma on Sunday and Gattuso hailed the in-demand centre-back, who has also reportedly attracted interest from Manchester United.

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Man City still pursuing Koulibaly deal

2020-09-21T03:00:37Z

Messi sends heartwarming goodbye to Vidal

2020-09-21T02:00:40Z

Lionel Messi posted a message to departing Barcelona team-mate Arturo Vidal on Sunday as the midfielder prepared to join Inter.

Vidal is set to be confirmed as a Nerazzurri player on Monday after the buying club posted updates on his arrival in Italy this weekend.

The 33-year-old, who previously played in Serie A for Juventus, is set for a €1 million move after two years at Barca.

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Philadelphia star Aaronson nears Salzburg move

2020-09-21T00:15:33Z

Fenerbahce make Mostafa bid

2020-09-20T23:35:26Z

Fenerbahce have had a bid for Zamalek striker Mostafa Mohamed rejected, reports El Nahar TV.

The Turkish club made an offer worth €2.5 million plus a five per cent sell-on fee for the Egypt international.

However, Zamalek rejected the offer as they did not want to lose the 22-year-old before their CAF Champions League campaign begins.

Wolves close in on £30m Semedo

2020-09-20T22:55:24Z

The defender looks set for a Premier League move

Wolves are in talks with Barcelona over a deal for defender Nelson Semedo, according to BBC Sport.

The Premier League club have made the 26-year-old their top target to replace Matt Doherty, who joined Spurs at the end of last month.

The deal for the Portugal international would be worth around £30 million (£39m).

Rennes & Napoli make Todibo enquiry

2020-09-20T22:35:17Z

Rennes and Napoli have both expressed interest in signing Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo, according to Footmercato.

The 20-year-old has been told he has no future at Camp Nou by Blaugrana boss Ronald Koeman, who needs to raise funds through player sales this transfer window.

Schalke, Everton, Wolves, Leicester and Benfica have all been linked with the Frenchman in recent weeks.

Palace frontrunners to sign Liverpool's Brewster

2020-09-20T22:07:48Z

Crystal Palace are favourites to sign Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster for around £20 million ($26m), according to the Mail.

The 20-year-old, who has also been linked with Sheffield United and West Brom, is keen to leave Anfield in order to secure regular first-team football, though the Reds will demand a buy-back option and sell-on clause.

Liverpool are also willing to sell Divock Origi, Marko Grujic and Harry Wilson before next month's transfer deadline.

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Milan target Milenkovic ahead of Ajer

2020-09-20T21:59:08Z

AC Milan have made Fiorentina's Nikola Milenkovic their top defensive target ahead of Celtic's Kristoffer Ajer, according to the Daily Record.

Rossoneri officials are believed to be in talks with Fiorentina over a deal for the 22-year-old, who is valued in the region of £40 million ($52m).

Should a move for Milenkovic break down then Hoops centre-back Ajer is next on Milan's list.

Moyes wants three or four new faces

2020-09-20T21:50:54Z

West Ham boss David Moyes says he wants three or four new signings, but doubts the club have the finances to get the deals over the line, according to the Standard.

Burnley defender James Tarkowski is one of the club's prime targets but the Hammers have yet to agree a deal with the Clarets.

There is money to spend following the sale of Grady Diangana to West Brom, but Moyes fears it is not enough to secure all of his targets.