PSG join race for Brescia youngster
PSG are the latest club to be linked with highly-rated Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali, reports Calciomercato.
The 19-year-old has been a standout for the Italian outfit this season, and the French champions have now shown an interest in bringing him to Paris, with Juventus, AC Milan and Inter also keen on the youngster.
Man Utd step up Maddison pursuit
3 hours ago 22:37
Solskjaer is keen to bolster his attacking options, and is interested in signing the 22-year-old as soon as possible, but admits that it would not be until next summer that they could attempt to lure the player to Old Trafford.
No new contract talks for Calhanoglu
3 hours ago 22:15
The Turkey international played a key role for the club last season, but has yet to hit the same heights in a disappointing campaign for the Italian side this time around.
The 25-year-old is on the verge of 100 appearances for Milan, but with no new deal in sight, both Arsenal and Spurs have been put on alert having been linked with the midfielder in recent seasons.
Sancho Solskjaer’s ‘dream’ signing
4 hours ago 21:49
Jadon Sancho is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s ‘dream’ January transfer, claims the Express.
Man Utd have failed to replace striker Romelu Lukaku after his summer switch to Inter Milan, and the Borussia Dortmund man is reportedly at the top of Solskjaer’s list, with the United boss recently suggesting that he will look for a new forward in the next transfer window.
Slimani close to completing permanent Monaco switch
4 hours ago 21:18
Islam Slimani looks set to make his loan move from Leicester to Monaco permanent, with the striker enjoying life at his new club.
According to Sport Witness, the French side are keen to keep hold of the Algerian, who has scored four league goals for the club since arriving in the recent summer transfer window.
Arsenal told to ditch David Luiz & Sokratis for ‘better defenders’
5 hours ago 20:41
Arsenal have been warned that they will continue to struggle defensively if they do not sign better centre-backs than David Luiz and Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
The Gunners conceded 10 goals in the five Premier League matches the pair had started heading into Monday’s clash against Manchester United, and Roy Keane believes they look weak with the pair in the starting XI.
“No matter how brilliant he is, you look at their two centre halves, I don’t care who’s coaching them, they’re not going to improve defensively because I don’t think they’re good defenders,” Keane said on Sky Sports.
“I don’t think they smell danger, I don’t think they enjoy defending. And that’s up to the manager himself, get better defenders.”
Ex-Valencia boss Marcelino rejects Sporting CP offer
5 hours ago 20:10
Goal understands he was offered a job in the Primeira Liga, with Sporting presenting him a two-year contract, but the Spaniard has turned them down.
Vertonghen quiet on expiring Tottenham contract
6 hours ago 19:38
Jan Vertonghen is staying quiet on whether he will sign a new contract with Tottenham.
The centre-back’s deal expires at the end of the season and the club hope to convince him to extend his stay.
But Vertonghen says the uncertainty over his future is no distraction and that he is still considering his options.
AC Milan eye Nice star Lusamba
6 hours ago 19:07
The 22-year-old has impressed in his five Ligue 1 appearances for Patrick Vieira’s team and has a contract that runs until 2021.
But he has already caught the eye of several top teams and Milan are just the latest to join the list.
Cardiff must pay Nantes €6m for Sala
7 hours ago 18:40
The striker became Cardiff’s record signing when a deal was struck with the Ligue 1 club in January.
Cardiff claimed the agreement to pay Nantes a £15m ($18m) fee was not legally binding, but the FIFA Players’ Status Committee said on Monday the €6m Nantes should receive from Cardiff is “corresponding to the first instalment due”.
Everton chasing Hamilton
7 hours ago 17:59
The 17-year-old caught the eye of many after starring for his club in the UEFA Youth League and for the Scotland Under-17 side, and is reportedly wanted by the Toffees, who will have to fight off competition from several other Premier League clubs.
Mertens set to leave as free agent next summer
8 hours ago 17:38
The Belgian forward is keen to remain in Naples, but contract talks with the club have stalled, with president Aurelio De Laurentiis hesitant to reward the 32-year-old with a new deal.
Wenger to AC Milan?
8 hours ago 17:17
The former Arsenal manager completes a lengthy list that also includes Claudio Ranieri, Luciano Spalletti and Massimiliano Allegri, with the club 16th in the table after just two wins from their opening six games.
Barca considering Piatek move
9 hours ago 16:56
The Polish international only made the switch to Milan in January of this year after a brief but successful spell at Genoa, and the 24-year-old is now being touted as a replacement for Luis Suarez, with RB Leipzig‘s Timo Werner and Getafe‘s Jaime Mate also being considered.
Milner to stay another year?
9 hours ago 16:32
Jurgen Klopp believes versatile midfielder James Milner will stay with the club for another season, with the 33-year-old in the final year of his current contract.
Milner has played a key role in the club’s recent success and, according to the Express, his manager is confident that the former Man City and Newcastle man will remain with the European champions for at least another year.
Juve planning Premier League raid
9 hours ago 16:16
According to Calciomercato, the Old Lady are looking to sign all three on a free transfer next summer, having already taken the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Emre Can from Arsenal and Liverpool respectively in recent seasons.
‘Southgate won’t swap England for Spurs any time soon’
9 hours ago 16:00
Three Lions boss to take Premier League post?
The former Three Lions boss has told talkSPORT: “I can’t see him going before the Euros and I can’t see Mauricio going anywhere at the moment.”
Barcelona revive interest in Willian
10 hours ago 15:30
The Liga giants were keen on the Brazilian before he moved to Stamford Bridge and are ready to make a move if no extension is agreed to a contract in west London which is due to expire in the summer of 2020.
‘There are certainly clubs interested in Kane’
10 hours ago 15:00
He has said: “The question is whether they can keep this top team together for a long time, because Christian Eriksen’s contract expires next year.
“There are certainly also clubs that are interested in Harry Kane.”
Tension mounting at Barcelona
11 hours ago 14:30
Leading figures at Camp Nou, including Gerard Pique, are said to be disappointed at the actions of certain off-field staff and the inability of the Liga giants to re-sign Neymar over the summer.
Talks are now being planned in an effort to restore peace.
Arsenal block USWNT approach for Montemurro
11 hours ago 14:00
Montemurro had expressed an interest in the position, but he signed a long-term contract extension with the Gunners in 2018.
The USWNT are after a new head coach after Jill Ellis stepped down following back-to-back World Cups.
Cavani ready for PSG exit
12 hours ago 13:30
The Uruguayan striker, 32, has just one year left on his deal and is thinking about a new challenge, with no extension in sight.
Celtic and Rangers eye Shankland
12 hours ago 13:00
He also has two goals from his four League Cup appearances, taking him to double figures for the season already.
McAuley retires following Rangers departure
13 hours ago 12:30
Northern Ireland defender Gareth McAuley has retired from football at the age of 39.
He made over 500 career appearances and scored 44 goals, with over 200 games in the Premier League.
West Ham to demand £100m for Rice
13 hours ago 12:00
West Ham are reportedly set to demand £100m (€112.7m/$123.1m) for Declan Rice, according to the Daily Express.
The Hammers want to keep their young asset and hope that the size of the fee will put off the likes of Manchester United, who are thought to have shown interest.
Rice still has four years on his contract and does not appear to be pushing for a move, which would make negotiations difficult for any potential suitors.
Man Utd to sell £20m Henderson
14 hours ago 11:30
The young goalkeeper is on loan at Sheffield United, but his parent club do not see a future for him and are hoping to earn around £20m (€22.5m/$24.6m) from his sale.
United recently tied David de Gea down to a new contract, and with Sergio Romero as deputy, another goalkeeper is not needed.
‘Rooney didn’t want to leave Man Utd for City’
14 hours ago 11:00
The former Red Devils boss told beIN Sports: “Wayne was looking to get away when I joined Manchester United, and I was aware of that when I joined the club, that he was looking to change club.”
Bayern CEO plays down Sane talk
15 hours ago 10:30
PSV want Chong loan
15 hours ago 10:00
The 19-year-old forward is part of the first-team fold at Old Trafford, but a leading outfit back in his native Netherlands can offer him more regular game time.
Pochettino at Real Madrid?
16 hours ago 09:30
Dalglish suggests Gerrard could be next Liverpool manager
16 hours ago 09:00
Jurgen Klopp is “going nowhere” at Liverpool, says Reds legend Kenny Dalglish, but Steven Gerrard is putting himself in contention to be a suitable successor when the day comes for change to be made, according to The Sunday Post.
Klopp is tied to a contract until 2022, but has suggested that – when he finally leaves Merseyside – Gerrard would be his pick to take over.
Dalglish can see why such a call would be made, given Gerrard’s positive first foray into management at Ibrox, but he cannot see a passing of the baton taking place any time soon.
Sancho’s future undecided – Zorc
17 hours ago 08:30
Dortmund star Sancho continues to be linked with a big-money move to Premier League giants United, who have reportedly identified the England international as a top potential addition.
The Red Devils tried to lure Sancho to Old Trafford during the off-season, however, they were unsuccessful in bringing the 19-year-old back to England after he left Manchester City for Dortmund in 2017.
Man City eye Soyuncu
17 hours ago 08:00
Pep Guardiola’s side have been depleted defensively as injury has robbed them of Aymeric Laporte and John Stones, while their failure to replace Vincent Kompany has left them with a centre-half partnership of Nicolas Otamendi and Fernandinho.
As a result, they are watching the Leicester City defender closely, who has impressed since filling the void left by Harry Maguire.
Arsenal consider Ozil loan
18 hours ago 07:30
Gunners boss Unai Emery has been reluctant to use the playmaker since replacing Arsene Wenger, with the 30-year-old playing just 71 minutes of Premier League football so far this season.
It is thought that Arsenal would even be willing to subsidise a portion of the German’s massive £350k-per-week wages.
Blockbuster A-League marquees no longer a focus, says FFA
19 hours ago 06:39
A-League clubs are moving their focus away from signing superstar players and instead looking to bring through young Australian players, according to FFA head of leagues Greg O’Rourke.
The shift comes ahead of the new season, which begins on October 12, with a notable lack of big-name signings like Melbourne Victory’s capture of Keisuke Honda prior to last campaign.
In the past, the A-League has seen the likes of Alessandro Del Piero, Dwight Yorke and Shinji Ono star in the competition, but O’Rourke sees clubs prioritising youth development and looking to make smart foreign signings.
Solskjaer confirms Man Utd are looking to sign a striker
20 hours ago 05:00
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed the struggling Premier League giants intend to solve their striker crisis during the January transfer window.
United have struggled for goals and creativity since sanctioning the exits of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez, with the Red Devils languishing in 11th position ahead of Monday’s showdown against Arsenal.
Speculation continues to link United with Mandzukic and Sancho, while Lyon‘s Moussa Dembele has emerged as another option, with Leicester City‘s James Maddison also a reported target in Solskjaer’s pursuit of creativity.
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Allegri tipped to replace Giampaolo at Milan
23 hours ago 02:23
AC Milan would like to tempt Massimiliano Allegri from his sabbatical if they do part ways with under-fire caoch Marco Giampaolo.
AC Milan director Maldini gives Giampaolo backing
1 day ago 30/09/2019
AC Milan sporting director Paolo Maldini insists the club will make no knee-jerk reactions in regards to head coach Marco Giampaolo’s future.
And while Maldini feels the team are in a dire situation, he believes Giampaolo should be given a chance to turn it all around.
“We chose the coach, we will defend him, it is right to give him some time,” he said. “We knew there were some problems that we’d run into, although obviously we didn’t expect to lose four of the first six games, but also the quality of the football is unsatisfactory.
“Right now, it might look like a tunnel with no light, but as our coach said, the way out is with hard work.”
Celtic & Rangers track Dundee United star
1 day ago 30/09/2019
Both clubs had scouts present at the Scottish Championship side’s 6-0 win over Morton, in which Shankland scored a hat-trick.
The 24-year-old just joined United from Ayr in the summer and has already scored 10 goals in 10 appearances this season.
Celta set to sack Escriba
1 day ago 29/09/2019
Fran Escriba is on the verge of losing his job as Celta coach, Marca says.
Celta have won just one of their seven La Liga matches this season and sit a place above the relegation zone.
Although his contract runs until 2021, the board are considering letting him go, but could give him one more game to change their mind.
Conte wants Man Utd’s Matic at Inter
1 day ago 29/09/2019
Midfielder could reunite with ex-Chelsea boss but Juventus also want him
The midfielder has featured in each of the Red Devils’ last three Premier League matches and captained them to victory in their Europa League opener against Astana.
But the 31-year-old’s contract expires at the end of the season and Inter are considering swooping in to reunite him with his former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. But the Nerazzurri could face competition from Juventus, who were linked with him earlier this month.
Juventus want Meunier & Can swap with PSG
1 day ago 29/09/2019
Juve hope to get him in January, instead, and hope offering to send Can to the French capital will be enough to persuade PSG to let Meunier go.
Gattuso set for Genoa talks
1 day ago 29/09/2019
A change of coach looks imminent and they are expected to meet with Gattuso when he returns to Italy from a trip to Russia on Monday.
Man Utd consider Mandzukic bid
1 day ago 29/09/2019
The 33-year-old striker almost joined the Old Trafford side in the summer but they could not reach an agreement, while United also tried to sign Paulo Dybala from Juve.
Mandzukic was in talks with Qatari side Al Rayyan but talks were brought to an end this week, ensuring he will remain at Juve.
And Goal understands that United could swoop in for him in the next transfer window.