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Flynn extends with Newport

2019-10-03T21:00:31Z

Michael Flynn has extended his contract with Newport County until the summer of 2022.

Lincoln City had previously made an approach for him as they sought to replace the Cowley brothers.

Flynn rejected the move, however, and has now put pen to paper over a new deal.

New Werder Bremen deal for Gross

2019-10-03T20:30:00Z

Christian Gross has extended his contract with Werder Bremen.

The 30-year-old centre-back had been plying his trade with the club's reserve side, but after some impressive performances he has been promoted to the first-team.

He has gone on to play the full 90 minutes in the club's last three Bundesliga games against Union Berlin, RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund.

Stoke not sacking Jones yet

2019-10-03T20:00:23Z

Stoke City have confirmed that Nathan Jones will hold a press conference ahead of the club's visit to Swansea City.

Jones had appeared to suggest he would be sacked by the Potters after a disastrous start to the season has left the club rock bottom with just two points from 10 games.

However, handing fellow strugglers Huddersfield Town their first win of the campaign could prove to be Jones' penultimate game in charge, particularly given Neil Harris' surprising resignation as Millwall boss.

PSG to offer Marquinhos new deal

2019-10-03T19:30:51Z

Paris Saint-Germain are set to offer Marquinhos a contract extension to keep him in France, according to Le10Sport.

The Brazilian has consolidated himself as a key player at the Ligue 1 champions, playing either as a centre-back or a defensive midfielder.

PSG are hoping to tie him down until at least 2023.marqu

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Bertolacci closing in on Sampdoria move

2019-10-03T18:30:03Z

Former AC Milan defender Andrea Bertolacci is close to a free transfer move to Sampdoria, according to Calciomercato.

The 28-year-old is currently a free agent after leaving the Rossoneri at the end of last season.

The midfielder is believed to have received several offers but is now in advanced discussions with Sampdoria with an agreement close to being reached.

Harris leaves Millwall

2019-10-03T18:00:28Z

Neil Harris has resigned as manager of Millwall after more than four years in charge.

The 42-year-old former Lions striker departs with the club 18th in the Championship and without a win in their last seven league matches.

Dest to consider switch to Netherlands

2019-10-03T17:30:14Z

Sergino Dest will take time to consider his international future as he ponders a switch from the United States to his native Netherlands.

Ajax full-back Dest made his first two USA appearances in a pair of friendlies in September but was not included in the squad for this month's CONCACAF Nations League games against Cuba and Canada.

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Chelsea offering Abraham and Tomori five-year deals

2019-10-03T17:00:13Z

Chelsea are reportedly in talks with Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori over new five-year deals, according to Sky Sports.

The young pair have impressed since the Blues' transfer ban has forced Frank Lampard to use some of the club's vast 'loan army'.

Both have received call-ups to Gareth Southgate's senior England squad and could be rewarded for their performances at club level with new contracts.

Bolton sign former Rangers striker Dodoo

2019-10-03T16:30:33Z

Bolton Wanderers have announcd the capture of Joseph Dodoo.

The 24-year-old winger was available for free after his contract with Rangers was terminated by mutual consent.

He spent last season on loan with Blackpool and may make his Trotters debut when the two meet in their next fixture.

Luton tie Shea down

2019-10-03T16:00:59Z

James Shea has signed a new contract at Luton Town, the club have announced.

The 28-year-old goalkeeper has been at the club since joining from AFC Wimbledon in 2017, helping the club earn back-to-back promotions from League Two to the Championship.

He is currently the club's cup keeper, having lost his league place to summer signing Simon Sluga.

Sarri wants £70m Kante at Juve

2019-10-03T15:30:11Z

Maurizio Sarri wants to sign Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante at Juventus, according to the Daily Mail.

The former Blues boss reportedly believes that a central trio of the Frenchman, Aaron Ramsey and Miralem Pjanic would work well.

Juventus believe that the fee Chelsea would demand for their star midfielder would be in the region of £70m - a price the Serie A side do not see as prohibitive.

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Odegaard plans Real Madrid future amid Man Utd talk

2019-10-03T15:00:00Z

Martin Odegaard sees his long-term future at Real Madrid despite currently taking in a loan spell at Real Sociedad and sparking talk of interest from the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City.

He has told ESPN: “I'm dreaming to be the best I can be. You never know what happens in football but my dream, and what I'm hoping for is to play for Madrid.”

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Willian wants Juventus move

2019-10-03T14:30:00Z

Willian continues to see his contract run down at Chelsea and is now favouring a switch to Juventus, reports Calciomercato.

Those at Stamford Bridge are expected to put fresh terms to the Brazilian at some stage, but an offer may come too late as he begins to weigh up his options outside of England.

 

Allegri planning coaching break

2019-10-03T14:00:38Z

Former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri will not be taking another coaching job this season, says ESPN.

A man who walked away from a role with the Bianconeri over the summer is looking to take a break before returning to the dugout.

Arsenal exit could be on the cards for Ozil, says Parlour

2019-10-03T12:59:37Z

Mesut Ozil could be heading for the exits at Arsenal, with Ray Parlour admitting that Unai Emery’s reluctance to call on the World Cup winner may prove to be “the last straw”.

The German midfielder was once a talismanic presence for the Gunners, with his creativity considered to be crucial to their cause.

At 30 years of age and with his dedication and value now being questioned, Ozil finds himself slipping down the pecking order.

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West Ham eyeing free agent Odubeko

2019-10-03T12:29:36Z

West Ham are keen on signing former Manchester United striker Mipo Odubeko, who is currently without a club.

According to Football Insider, the Hammers have submitted an offer to the 16-year-old, who left Old Trafford over the summer.

Odubeko rejected a new two-year contract with the Red Devils, with it his desire to earn regular first-team football elsewhere.

Chilwell has no regrets after missing out on Liverpool move

2019-10-03T11:58:59Z

Ben Chilwell has no regrets at missing out on a move to Liverpool, with the Reds having explored the option of landing the Leicester defender back in 2016.

A promising talent was only 19 at the time, and had been sounded out a couple of years earlier, but he was already making his mark on a senior stage with the Foxes.

His exploits attracted interest from afar, including at Anfield, but he eventually committed to a five-year contract at the King Power Stadium.

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Donnarumma emerges as a target for Real Madrid

2019-10-03T11:29:52Z

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is the subject of interest from Real Madrid - according to Don Balon.

The Italian has reportedly rejected a new contract offer at San Siro, with the Blancos now considering a swoop for his services in 2020.

Donnarumma has appeared in six Serie A matches for Milan at the start of the season.

Waddle calls for want-away Spurs stars to be sold

2019-10-03T10:58:56Z

Tottenham’s humbling 7-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League highlights what a “shambles” they have become, says Chris Waddle, with the club needing to get rid of want-away stars.

Expectations in north London were high heading into 2019-20, with Mauricio Pochettino having guided his side to another top-four finish and a European final last season.

Questions are already being asked of their ability to emulate those efforts, with a slow start to the current campaign raising serious concerns.

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Aston Villa line up bid for Rangers forward Morelos

2019-10-03T10:29:34Z

Aston Villa are plotting a January swoop for Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos - according to The Scotsman.

The Lions are readying a £20 million ($25m) bid for the Colombian, who they see as the ideal man to provide competition for summer signing Wesley upfront.

Morelos has scored five goals for Rangers in seven Scottish Premier League appearances this season. 

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Spurs fear Kane push for summer switch

2019-10-03T10:00:00Z

Talismanic Tottenham star considering move

Tottenham fear Harry Kane's patience is being tested and that he will push for a move away from the club next summer.

The Times reports that the prolific striker wants to be challenging for trophies at this stage of his career and is not prepared to form part of another rebuilding project in north London.

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New Chelsea deal for Willian?

2019-10-03T09:00:00Z

Man City star Jesus offered to Madrid

2019-10-03T08:30:00Z

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has been offered to Real Madrid, claims Defensa Central.

The Brazil international faces fierce competition for a starting spot at the Etihad Stadium from Sergio Aguero, with his representatives sounding out potential interest from La Liga giants as a result.

Barcelona to battle Juve for Willian

2019-10-03T07:58:54Z

Barcelona are preparing to beat Juventus in the race to sign Chelsea midfielder Willian - according to Calcio Mercato.

The Bianoneri are keen on the Brazilian, but the Spanish champions are willing to offer him a larger wage packet at Camp Nou.

Willian has scored twice in eight matches across all competitions for Chelsea this season.

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Matuidi set for Juventus extension

2019-10-03T07:29:26Z

Juventus are prepared to offer Blaise Matuidi a new contract, according to Calcio Mercato.

The 32-year-old's existing deal expires next summer, but the Bianconeri are keen on tying him down to fresh terms.

Matuidi has featured in six Serie A matches this season.

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Arsenal may revive interest in Upamecano

2019-10-03T06:59:19Z

Arsenal are considering reigniting their pursuit of Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano next summer - according to The Sun.

The Frenchman's buy-out clause is due to drop to £53 million ($65m) at the end of the season, at which point the Gunners are preparing to swoop.

Arsenal saw a £55 million ($68m) bid for Upamecano rejected during the summer transfer window, but his current contract at Leipzig runs out in 2021.

West Ham slap £80m price tag on Rice

2019-10-03T06:29:13Z

West Ham will only listen to offers within the region of £80 million ($98m) for Declan Rice next year, amid rumours of interest from Manchester United.

According to the Daily Star, the Red Devils do not feel the England midfielder is worth such a fee at this stage of his career and may back out of a possible deal.

Rice has featured in seven Premier League matches for West Ham this season.

Champions League club chasing Troisi

2019-10-03T03:20:43Z

Australian free agent James Troisi is attracting plenty of attention as he contemplates his next move.

According to The Advertiser, an unnamed European club competing in the Champions League this season have tabled the midfielder an offer.

That's in addition to two other offers from teams in Asia and one from A-League club Adelaide United.

Troisi reportedly met with Reds coach Gertjan Verbeek last week and it appears they are leading the race to sign the 31-year-old. 

Real Madrid target Van de Beek rules out January move from Ajax

2019-10-03T01:11:01Z

Donny van be Beek insists he will not be joining Real Madrid in the January transfer window as he does not want to leave current club Ajax in the middle of the season.

The 22-year-old has been linked again with a move to the Spanish capital after Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane refused to comment on whether the club would again target the Dutch midfielder along with Christian Eriksen.

Van de Beek, who scored in Ajax's 3-0 win over Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday, was close to joining Madrid during the summer window, even admitting that his current club and the Spanish powerhouse were in talks over a transfer.

But after deal could not be agreed, the Netherlands international is now keen to focus on the season at Ajax and does not want to be unsettled by a transfer.

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Emery coy over Ozil's Arsenal future

2019-10-03T01:00:46Z

Arsenal coach Unai Emery refused to weigh in on transfer speculation surrounding Gunners midfielder Mesut Ozil.

Fresh reports have emerged that the Gunners are looking to send 30-year-old out on loan in January with the German featuring just twice so far for the club this season. 

Asked about Ozil's future, Emery kept his cards close to his chest and failed to confirm if he was in frame to play in Arsenal's upcoming Europa League clash against Standard Liege.

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Kane could walk into any team in the world - Berbatov

2019-10-03T00:01:50Z

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has the ability to walk into any team in the world, according to former Spurs star Dimitar Berbatov. 

Despite seeing his side fall 7-2 to Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday, Kane still managed to impress and scored a clinical second-half penalty. 

With five goals from seven Premier League games already this season, the 26-year-old appears to be in career-best from with Berbatov adamant he has the ability to perform for any team. 

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Pochettino wants to leave Tottenham

2019-10-02T23:45:24Z

Spurs players have noticed the Argentine become more distant this season

Mauricio Pochettino is looking for a way out of Tottenham but the club do not plan on sacking him, reports the Daily Mail. 

There is a growing unease in north London and the club's season hit a dismal low on Tuesday with a shocking 7-2 defeat to Bayern Munich.

Spurs players believe the Argentine has become more distant this season and have also taken issue with his benching of stalwarts like Jan Vertonghen, Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli.

Manchester United join the race for Odegaard

2019-10-02T22:55:04Z

Several Premier League clubs are eyeing the Norway star

Manchester United have joined the race for Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard, reports The Sun. 

Arsenal and Liverpool are also eyeing a move for the 20-year-old, who is currently starring on loan at Real Sociedad.

The Premier League sides believe that Odegaard will be available for £25 million ($31m) this summer should Real Madrid decide to sell. 

Allegri will delay Premier League move until the summer

2019-10-02T22:40:38Z

Former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri wants to wait until the summer before taking over a Premier League side, claims The Sun. 

Allegri left Juve at the end of last season and the 52-year-old is taking English lessons as he plots a move to England

But Allegri does not want to take over a team mid-season, meaning the likes of Tottenham and Manchester United would have to wait until next summer to appoint the Italian.

Bayern Munich interested in Birmingham teenager

2019-10-02T22:12:32Z

Bayern Munich are eyeing a move for Birmingham midfielder Jude Bellingham, according to The Sun. 

The 16-year-old has attracted attention from plenty of clubs this season, having scored two goals in six appearances in the Championship.

After their unsuccessful pursuit of Callum Hudson-Odoi last season, Bayern are now hoping to land another exciting young English talent. 

Napoli star Mertens admits he could leave the club

2019-10-02T22:02:22Z

Napoli forward Dries Mertens has admitted he could be in his final year with the club.

Mertens, 32, has entered the final season of his contract and has yet to agree terms on an extension with the club. 

"I still don't know what my future will be," the Belgian told Voetbal Sport/Magazine. "My objective right now is to have a very good season with Napoli. Then we'll see how things go. There's still some time left until the end of the season.

"Here at Napoli, I still have seven months left on my contract. I don't know where I'll be playing next season.