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Mourinho refuses to deny Sorloth to Tottenham talks

2020-09-13T21:40:27Z

ose Mourinho reaffirmed his desire for a new Tottenham striker but insisted it was not the reason for Sunday's defeat to Everton as he was asked about the club's interest in Alexander Sorloth.

Spurs lost their Premier League opener 1-0 to Everton at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as Dominic Calvert-Lewin headed the only goal in the 55th minute.

The reverse came days after Mourinho outlined the need for a new forward to compete with and complement Harry Kane.

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Inter set to complete Vidal move

2020-09-13T20:40:28Z

Arturo Vidal will complete his switch from Barcelona to Inter in the coming days, claims Corriere dello Sport

The clubs agreed a deal on Friday and the Chilean could sign for the Nerazzurri as early as Monday despite training with his current side at the weekend.

'I would have signed Usain Bolt if I wanted speed!'

2020-09-13T20:10:15Z

Carlo Ancelotti says he is not concerned by Everton new boy James Rodriguez’s lack of pace and physicality, saying he would have signed former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt if those aspects were his priority.

The Colombia international impressed in his debut for the Toffees, creating five opportunities as his side started the Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win over Tottenham.

Ancelotti, who coached James at Real Madrid and Bayern Munich before bringing him to Goodison Park, was happy with the 29-year-old’s input.

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Milik nears Roma move

2020-09-13T19:40:02Z

Arkadiusz Milik is close to completing a move to Roma, says Calciomercato.

The Serie A side expect to come to an agreement with the Polish striker over a €5 million salary but will have to strike a deal with Napoli, who want around €25m (£23m/$30m) for him.

Newcastle want Under on loan from Roma

2020-09-13T19:10:48Z

Newcastle are trying to land Cengiz Under on loan from RomaInside Futbol says.

The Turkey international is wanted by Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin as well as Leicester, but the Magpies have already approached the Serie A side about a loan deal.

Ondrasek leaves Dallas for Viktoria Plzen

2020-09-13T18:17:34Z

Tottenham join RB Leipzig in Sorloth chase

2020-09-13T17:57:42Z

The president of Trabzonspor has admitted that there is nothing he can do to keep Alexander Sorloth at the club amid interest from Tottenham and RB Leipzig

Leipzig have been trying to sign the Norway international, who joined the Turkish side on a two-year loan, and the Trabzonspor chief has now confirmed that Tottenham have also joined the race

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Arsenal line up replacement for Villa-bound Martinez

2020-09-13T17:30:25Z

Goretzka looking forward to reuniting with new Bayern signing Sane

2020-09-13T17:00:39Z

Leon Goretzka says he is looking forward to playing alongside Leroy Sane at Bayern Munich.

Sane joined the German and European champions from Manchester City this summer for an initial €49m (£45m/$55m). 

The 24-year-old winger has played in only one competitive match in the last 12 months, having made a 10-minute cameo in a Premier League game against Burnley after he recovered from an cruciate ligament injury.

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Pirlo calls for Juventus to bring in new striker as Suarez deal stalls

2020-09-13T16:30:56Z

Juventus head coach Andrea Pirlo has stressed the importance of signing a striker ahead of the new Serie A campaign.

The reigning Italian champions are without a recognised number nine for the start of 2020-21 as Gonzalo Higuain closes in on a switch to Inter Miami.

A move for Barcelona ace Luis Suarez is reported to have broken down, while Chelsea's Olivier Giroud this week rubbished rumours he is close to signing.

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Bournemouth make £5m bid for Celtic target Davies

2020-09-13T15:35:48Z

Bournemouth have made a £5 million offer for Preston defender Ben Davies, but Celtic are still in contention to sign him.

Daily Record reports the recently relegated Cherries are looking to lure the 25-year-old away, but Celtic could swoop in as they fear Kristoffer Ajer could leave.

Izzo nears €22m move to Roma

2020-09-13T15:15:42Z

Armando Izzo is on the verge of joining Roma in a deal worth €22 million.

Calciomercato reports the 28-year-old Torino defender will join on loan but Roma have an obligation to buy him next summer.

Juventus give up on Suarez

2020-09-13T14:54:06Z

Juventus look set to give up on their pursuit of Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, Mundo Deportivo says.

The Serie A champions appeared to be on the verge of signing the Uruguay international but they have sporting director Fabio Paratici has deemed it an impossible move.

Aston Villa reach €20m agreement with Lyon for Traore

2020-09-13T14:31:00Z

Bertrand Traore looks set to return to England after Aston Villa and Lyon reached an agreement over a €20 million (£19m/$24m) deal, Le Faso reports.

The Premier League side had a previous bid rejected by the French side, but they have convinced the Ligue 1 side to sell and a medical is scheduled for Monday.

Alaba's contract delay 'all about money', says ex-Bayern chief

2020-09-13T13:29:54Z

Bayern Munich would have David Alaba tied down to a long-term contract by now had it not been for the influence of his “greedy piranha” of an agent, says ex-president Uli Hoeness.

With his contract expiring in June 2021, there is uncertainty over just how long the Bundesliga side will be able to enjoy the talents of the versatile star.

Hoeness is pinning this solely on his representative, Pini Zahavi, who has courted controversy in the past, having been involved in controversial deals involving Ashley Cole and Rio Ferdinand

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Celtic loan Bolingoli to Basaksehir

2020-09-13T13:10:11Z

Celtic full-back Boli Bolingoli has joined Basaksehir on loan with an option to buy.

The defender has not featured for the Scottish side since he breached coronavirus safety measures, leading to a three-game ban from the SFA.

Liverpool and Man Utd trying to blackmail Bayern Munich over Thiago – Hoeness

2020-09-13T12:27:31Z

Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has hit out at Liverpool and Manchester United, claiming that they are trying to “blackmail” the German side into selling midfielder Thiago Alcantara.

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Juventus put Douglas Costa up for sale following injury woes

2020-09-13T12:05:45Z

Juventus have elected to put attacker Douglas Costa up for sale due to the Brazilian’s persistent problems with injury, Goal can confirm.

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Rafinha, Matheus and Wague to be moved on by Barcelona

2020-09-13T11:30:57Z

After being overlooked by new Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman, Rafinha, Matheus Fernandes and Moussa Wague will be moved on, according to Marca.

The fringe players were among those absent from Saturday's friendly with Gimnastic, in which Arturo Vidal and Luis Suarez were also missing.

Arsenal lead Premier League trio interested in Chouiar

2020-09-13T11:00:23Z

Arsenal, Wolves and Leeds are among the Premier League teams fighting to sign Mounir Chouiar from Dijon.

The Ligue 1 side want €15 million (£13m/$18m) for the France U21 midfielder, according to L'Equipe.

Marseille stars pushing to sign Niang

2020-09-13T10:27:00Z

Although Marseille's move for Rennes striker Mbaye Niang appears dead, several stars in the dressing room are pushing for a deal to be made.

According to Le10Sport, Dimitri Payet is among those players trying to talk the club into making the transfer, but the finances of it seem beyond OM.

Suarez ready to move to Atletico Madrid?

2020-09-13T10:03:49Z

Barcelona outcast Luis Suarez could be tempted to join Atletico Madrid, who would offer him the chance to stay in Spain and challenge his former club.

Elgoldigital.com suggests that the striker is ready to turn down Juventus to sign on at Diego Simeone's side in order to get revenge over the Camp Nou side for his treatment this summer.

Real Madrid name Bale price for Man Utd

2020-09-13T09:27:26Z

If Manchester United want to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, they will only have to pay around €20m (£18.5m/$23.5m), according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Red Devils are reportedly on the point on giving up on signing Jadon Sancho of Dortmund and are instead turning their attentions to the Welshman.

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Barcelona put Umtiti up for sale

2020-09-13T09:05:08Z

Barcelona are open to selling centre-back Samuel Umtiti, according to Sport.

Barca are unhappy that the player has not progressed in the manner they had wished, though injury issues could prevent him from finding a suitor.

Mayoral in no hurry to leave Real Madrid

2020-09-13T08:31:33Z

Real Madrid striker Borja Mayoral is in no hurry to leave the club, despite big clubs seeking his signature around Europe.

He has spent the last two seasons on loan at Levante and AS reports that Valencia, Levante, Fiorentina, Lazio and Marseille all hold an interest.

The player's preference is currently Valencia.

Mbappe ready to push for PSG exit

2020-09-13T08:00:53Z

Premier League clubs put on alert by World Cup star

Kylian Mbappe is set to push for a transfer away from Paris Saint-Germain next summer, The Times reports.

The attacker's contract is up in 2022, which means the Ligue 1 champions will have to sell him in a year or face losing him for nothing.

PSG are desperate to keep the young forward on their books, but the attraction of Real Madrid or Liverpool may prove too much.

Edouard to Arsenal stumbling block revealed

2020-09-13T07:32:06Z

Odsonne Edouard's move from Celtic to Arsenal is being blocked by the structure of the deal, The Transfer Window podcast reports.

While the Gunners want to stage payments of £20m ($25.6m) over four years, the Hoops want a bigger payment up front. 

Reguilon prefers Sevilla over Man Utd

2020-09-13T07:04:39Z

Sergio Reguilon would prefer to move to Sevilla this summer than Manchester United, according to AS.

The Real Madrid left-back spent last season on loan at the Primera Division outfit and helped them to win the Europa League.

Arsenal target Brentford keeper

2020-09-13T06:31:01Z

With Emiliano Martinez set to leave Arsenal, the north London side are eyeing Brentford shot-stopper David Raya.

The Sun reports that the Gunners are willing to pay £10 million ($12.8m) for the keeper.

Man Utd switch attention from Sancho to Bale

2020-09-13T04:30:00Z

Solskjaer's side frustrated in Sancho chase

Manchester United have grown frustrated in their pursuit of Jadon Sancho and could turn their attentions to Gareth Bale, reports the Express.

Borussia Dortmund have repeatedly stated they will not budge on their asking price for Sancho.

Real Madrid are thought to be desperate to get Bale off their wage bill, and would welcome any move.

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Chelsea youngster wanted permanently by Leeds

2020-09-13T02:30:00Z

Leeds want to sign Chelsea youngster Conor Gallagher on a permanent deal, according to the Daily Mail.

The Blues want the 20-year-old midfielder to sign a new contract before heading out on loan.

West Brom and Aston Villa have been linked, but Marcelo Bielsa is thought to see him as a perfect fit for his system.

Eriksen facing early Inter exit

2020-09-13T02:00:00Z

Christian Eriksen could be allowed to leave Inter just months after joining from TottenhamCalcioMercato reports.

It is claimed Antonio Conte doesn't feel the Dane fits into his tactical approach - but Inter haven't had any concrete offers.

Koulibaly won't leave on the cheap - Gattuso

2020-09-13T01:30:00Z

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso says star centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly won't be allowed to leave on the cheap, amid interest from Manchester City.

"Koulibaly has a precise asking price, and if the club doesn't get the money it is asking for, then he won't leave," Gattuso told Sky Sport Italia.

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Liverpool youngster nears Toronto switch

2020-09-13T01:00:00Z

Liverpool left-back Tony Gallacher is set to join Toronto on loan, according to The Athletic.

The 21-year-old is reported to be quarantining in Toronto now, and will be announced in the near future.

Inter starlet Esposito wanted at Parma

2020-09-13T00:30:00Z

Parma want to sign Inter forward Sebastiano Esposito, claims Alfredo Pedulla.

A number of clubs have been linked with the 18-year-old, but Parma are apparently in the lead to sign him.

Lampard explains how Chelsea beat rivals to Werner signing

2020-09-13T00:00:00Z

Frank Lampard has explained how Chelsea went above and beyond to sign Timo Werner ahead of their Premier League rivals.

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Barca make Salah top target

2020-09-12T23:00:00Z

Koeman wants to land Liverpool star

Ronald Koeman has made Mohamed Salah his top transfer target at Barcelona, claims the Express.

It is suggested Liverpool could face a fight on their hands to keep their star man, who scored a hat-trick against Leeds on Saturday.

Barca have long been linked with a move for Sadio Mane, but they have now switched their attention to his partner in crime.

Liverpool agree deal for goalkeeper

2020-09-12T22:45:08Z

Liverpool have agreed a deal with Fluminense to sign 17-year-old goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga, the Brazilian club have confirmed.

The teenager is on his way to England to undergo a medical and put the finishing touches to his contract.

Juve & Inter contact Marcelo

2020-09-12T22:30:16Z

Juventus and Inter have both been in contact with Real Madrid left-back Marcelo, claims AS.

However, it is said neither club was willing to match the Brazilian's current wage demands.

With Ferland Mendy threatening his starting place, Marcelo is said to be considering his future at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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Johnson wants Rangers move

2020-09-12T22:15:10Z

Preston playmaker Daniel Johnson wants to quit the club to join Rangers, according to Football Insider.

Steven Gerrard has reiterated his desire for more signings at Ibrox before the window closes.

Vidal nearing Inter switch

2020-09-12T22:00:51Z

Barcelona clear-out continues

Arturo Vidal is 'one step away' from becoming an Inter player, reports Gianluca di Marzio.

It is claimed negotiations have moved forward after Inter entered the discussions regarding the cancellation of Vidal's contract at Barca.

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