Cuadrado to hold Juventus talks
Leeds nearing Philips agreement
Leeds are close to securing an extension to 23-year-old midfielder Kalvin Philips' contract, after the player was the subject of interest from Aston Villaand Burnley in pre-season, as reported by the Telegraph.
Villa's offer of £15 million was turned down in June with Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani intent on keeping the academy product at Elland Road.
Napoli want extended Ruiz stay
Pedros in South Korea discussions
Motherwell made to wait for fee from MLS
Motherwell chief executive Alan Burrows says the club may have to wait until 2022 for the £200,000 they are owed by Columbus Crew following Chris Cadden's summer switch to the USA, according to the Scotsman.
There is no agreement with the MLS compelling them to pay a development fee for young players from abroad.
However, they agreed in April to honour Fifa’s training and solidarity system, which guarantees compensation for clubs which have nurtured their own talent.
Klopp told Coutinho - 'Go to Bayern'
“[He’s a] world-class player, really good transfer for Bayern and the Bundesliga,” Klopp told Bild.
“I thought it’s a good fit for both when I first heard about it. It may sound strange, but we didn’t have enough money to get him.
“We’d already spent all the money we got for him. I have already told him in person that he and Bayern will be a good fit.”
Trapp wanted to stay at PSG
Goalkeeper Trapp, signed from Frankfurt in 2015, was PSG's first-choice keeper for two years but fell out of favour, and was pushed further down the pecking order this summer by the arrival of Keylor Navas from Real Madrid.
"It was still possible that I could play," Trapp told Canal+. "The competition with Alphonse [Areola], it wasn't anything new, it did not bother me because I wanted to stay at the club, that was my goal."
City want Benfica starlet Luis
The Portugal under-20 international could provide competition in defensive midfield, with Fernandinho expected to fill in for Aymeric Laporte at the back for the immediate future.
Mkhitaryan unsure of Arsenal return
Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he isn't sure whether or not he will return to Arsenal at the end of his loan spell with Roma this season.
The Serie A side aren't thought to have a purchase option on the Armenia captain, but Mkhitaryan was non-committal on his future.
"Let's first see what I can do at Roma," he told VBET News. "At the end of the season I think we can talk if I will have the possibility to stay or to go to something else, I don't know.
Gracia surprised by Watford sacking
Javi Gracia says he was caught off guard by the news of his sacking by Watford on Saturday.
Following the Hornets' run to the FA Cup final last season, Gracia said he was surprised to last only four matches after what he called the best season in Watford's history last year.
Milinkovic-Savic on the verge of new deal
The new deal would include an increased wage and a buy-out clause of more than €100 million (£90m), and would run until 2024.
Klopp: Coutinho is a good fit for Bayern
Coutinho made the switch to the German club this summer on loan, and Klopp revealed he has spoken to the attacker about the move.
“[He’s a] world-class player, really good transfer for Bayern and the Bundesliga. I thought it’s a good fit for both when I first heard about it. It may sound strange, but we didn’t have enough money to get him, Klopp told Bild.
“We’d already spent all the money we got for him. I have already told him in person that he and Bayern will be a good fit.”
Brizuela reveals Celtic bid
Mexican international Isaac Brizuela has revealed Celtic tried to sign him a few years ago, when playing for former side Deportivo Toluca.
“I heard about the rumours [of Celtic's interest], but I didn't want to think about them too much as I didn't want to get distracted,” Brizuela told Mexican outlet Medio Tiempo.
“And being here in Chivas, I'm not sure if a [Celtic] scout came over or has come over [recently], but I won't give up hope. I know that I have a certain age, but I won't give up hope that such a moment could come", he said.
No truth to Van Dijk reports
The Liverpool Echo claim reports of a new contract for Virgil van Dijk are wide of the mark and have left the Dutch defender ‘bemused’.
It had previously been reported that Van Dijk was on the verge of signing a long-term extension at Anfield for an estimated £200,000 per week, but the Echo claim the club currently have no plans to offer him a new deal.
Xhaka hoping for paternity leave
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka is hoping for some time off when he becomes a father next month.
Xhaka's wife Leonita Lekaj is pregnant, with her due date set for October, and the Swiss international is hoping to spend some time with the newest addition to his family.
"There are more special things in life than football," he told Blick. "For example, when you become a father."
'I would rather have Sterling than Neymar'
Cavani set for Madrid return
The 32-year-old forward was forced off in the recent 4-0 thrashing of Toulouse, with Kylian Mbappe also going off injured.
Umtiti returns to Barca with foot injury
The 25-year-old defender was on the bench for France's 4-1 win over Albania last night, and won't play any part in Tuesday's match with Andorra.
Umtiti had originally been called up as a replacement for Aymeric Laporte, following his injury at Manchester City.
Chemical giants considered Newcastle and Chelsea takeovers
INEOS took over the French side after purchasing the Team Sky Cycling team earlier in the year.
Ratcliffe told BBC Radio 5Live that the numbers for a Premier League takeover just didn't add up, saying: "(It's) pretty difficult to rationalise purchases in the Premier League at this time for us and then, if you look below the top six, they're all £150m and above and you're going to write a cheque for £50m and get in the 'Everton Cup'."
Neuer: I'll retire when I'm not wanted
Emerson opens Chelsea contract talks
Chelsea have opened contract negotiations with left-back Emerson Palmieri following his impressive start to the season.
The 25-year-old’s current deal expires in June 2022, and Goal can confirm that the Blues are keen to tie Emerson down to fresh terms ahead of the January transfer window.
Udinese demand €25m for AC Milan & Atletico target
England battle Wales for impressive youngster
The 18-year-old has already played and scored for both teams at youth level and is currently part of the Wales Under 21 team, but the Three Lions are determined to get him to switch to England.
Mertens to leave Napoli next summer
Dries Mertens will not renew his contract with Napoli and could leave the club at the end of the season.
Although the Belgian star reiterated his commitment to the Serie A side this week by insisting his future lies at the Stadio San Paolo, Il Corriere dello Sport says he is considering making this his final season.
Puel emerges as Sporting candidate
Phillips to sign five-year Leeds deal
Leeds are set for a welcome boost as star midfielder Kalvin Phillips is on the verge of signing a new contract.
The Championship side have offered him a five-year deal and, according to The Telegraph, he has already agreed to sign it.
Juventus to return for PSG defender in January
The Belgium international's contract expires at the end of the season and Juve see him as an ideal option to strengthen their defence.
Juventus tried to sign him before the last transfer window closed and look set to return for him in 2020.
Lyon eye Celtic star Edouard
The former Paris Saint-Germain striker has impressed in Glasgow since joining in an initial loan deal in 2017.
And Lyon are considering taking him back to France as they are watching his progress closely.
Barcelona to offer Messi lifelong contract
Spanish champions in constant contact with Argentina star's agent
Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed this week that the 32-year-old can leave the club at the end of the season due to a clause in his contract.
The Catalan side are determined to keep their star player beyond 2021, when his contract expires, and are hoping to convince him to sign a deal that will have no expiration date.
Man City plot January bid for Inter star Skriniar
Premier League side tried to buy centre-back in summer window
The Premier League side failed in their attempt to sign him in the summer transfer window, but their need for a new defender has only increased since Aymeric Laporte's injury.
Skriniar is top of City's list and Pep Guardiola's team are determined to strengthen their options when the window opens again in the winter.
Van de Beek still wants Real Madrid move
The Spanish side considered buying the 22-year-old midfielder in the last transfer window, but backed out because coach Zinedine Zidane only wanted Paul Pogba.
Madrid decided to postpone the move for a year and are confident they will see the move all the way through.
Simpson training with West Brom as he looks for new club
The Foxes released the 32-year-old at the end of last season, and he has yet to find a new home despite interest in England and abroad.
The Baggies could look to sign Simpson themselves should he impress, as the club looks to gain promotion back to the Premier League.
Milik asks for double his salary
The Poland international will see his current deal expire at the end of next season, but talks are already underway for a renewal.
Though the 25-year-old is demanding a large salary increase, Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti is a big believer in his talents.
Wright-Phillips’ son signs for Man City
D'Margio Wright-Phillips has signed his first professional contract with Manchester City, following in the footsteps of his father Shaun.
The 17-year-old winger impressed with City's U18 side last season, tallying four goals and 11 assists in 22 appearances.
"Happy to sign my pro contract and a lot of hard work to come," Wright-Phillips wrote on Instagram.
Inter and Juve monitoring Chiesa's situation
Both clubs are hoping to swoop for the 21-year-old star, who could cost at least €80 million (£73m/$89m) should the Viola decide to sell.
But Fiorentina are also expected to make a push to keep Chiesa by offering him a huge new deal, with his current contract set to expire in 2022.
Man Utd want Van der Sar as director of football
The former United goalkeeper has developed a strong reputation through his work as chief executive of Ajax.
Van der Sar would face a difficult decision should United come calling, with Ajax having returned to their place among Europe's elite and currently possessing a huge cash surplus.
Man Utd stars happy to see Alexis go
Sanchez joined Inter on loan last week after a disastrous spell at the club following his move from Arsenal in January 2018.
Several of United's stars believed that the Chilean, who was on £500,000 per week, was wildly overpaid.
Klopp asked Wijnaldum for Van Dijk recommendation
Georginio Wijnaldum says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp asked him for his opinion on Virgil Van Dijk, before either player had signed for the club.
Wijnaldum was still at previous club Newcaste when Klopp called to pick his brains about his Netherlands international team-mate.
PSG and Spurs still fighting for Dybala
Transfer tussle with Man Utd still on
PSG are still looking for a long-term replacement for Neymar despite the loan deal for Mauro Icardi, while Spurs are apparently confident of overcoming the image rights issues which scuppered their deal for him over the summer.
Spurs are also fearful of losing Christian Eriksen in January, and see Dybala as a positive addition in his stead.
Pedro in Italy for Fiorentina move
The striker has already spoken of his pride at wearing the number nine shirt made famous by Argentina's Gabriel Batistuta, and will be available for selection soon.
Pedro scored 31 goals in 93 games for Fluminense after making his debut in 2016.
Chelsea expecting January business
Blues are appealing transfer ban
While the Blues' two-window transfer ban is set to still be in place, they have already appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to have it reduced to one window - which has just passed.
They will likely use the example of Manchester City in their argument, after they recently escaped a suspension for transfer-related offences of their own.
Man Utd back in for Dybala
The Argentina international knocked United back over the summer but, with other players ahead of him in Maurizio Sarri's plans this season, could have a change of heart if he finds his playing time limited.
Dybala, 25, has played just 14 minutes of Juve's two Serie A games so far this season.
Van Dijk agrees £200k-per-week new deal at Liverpool
Though the Dutchman's previous deal hadn't been set to expire until 2023, a new agreement had been in the offing over the summer and Manchester United's offer to Harry Maguire is reported to have set a benchmark for the figures.
Van Dijk is now set to earn a basic wage of £200,000 ($245k) per week - up from £125,000 ($153k), and less dependant on bonus clauses and add-ons than his previous deal.
Southampton and Newcastle to battle for £20m Bowen
After notching 22 league goals for the Tigers last season, the 22-year-old already has three in six this time around and could cost £20 million ($24.5m) as a result.
Hull managed to keep hold of their star man over the summer, but may find things more difficult depending on where they are in the Championship table come January.
Juve want De Gea on a free transfer
Keeper's Man Utd contract is up at end of season
The Spanish goalkeeper's contract at Old Trafford is up at the end of the season, and Juve are thought to have kept tabs on his situation for some time.