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Jude Bellingham Dortmund 2022-23
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Leicester hoping for new Tielemans deal


Leicester are hoping that Youri Tielemans will sign a new deal at the King Power Stadium this summer, according to the Daily Mail.

The midfielder is out of contract in 2023, and able to leave on a free as things stand, but the Foxes do have an offer on the table.

Giroud set for new Milan deal


Olivier Giroud is set to be handed a new deal at AC Milan after the 2022 World Cup.

The striker's deal expires at the end of the season but the Rossoneri want to keep hold of the France international for another year, as reported by Football Italia.

Diogo Costa renews at Porto


FC Porto have confirmed that goalkeeper Diogo Costa has renewed his contract at the club until 2027.

The stopper's release clause is reportedly set at 75 million.


Goalkeeper reveals Man Utd interest

Augsburg goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz has said he was wanted by Manchester United and Newcastle in the summer transfer window, as reported by Sport Witness.

A move failed to materialise but Gikiewicz says he had everything ready to go.

"Not only was I linked, but I also signed various powers of attorney with either Manchester United or Newcastle United. In the goalkeeper market, everything works like dominoes. As Martin Dúbravka leaves, this is the place and so on,” he said.

"They called me from England and asked if I wanted to take a risk. At the same time, they added that something could happen in the last hours of the transfer window and whether I wanted to take a risk. I was sitting at home, so what’s the risk? I signed everything and waited for the development of events."

El Ghazi wants PL return


Anwar El Ghazi wants to return to the Premier League after he was unceremoniously sold to PSV in the summer after falling out with former Aston Villa coach Steven Gerrard.

"I really loved England. I made some great friends and when I went back… when I was on English soil again in the Europa League, it was like I was back home,” he told The Athletic.

“I miss it a lot and yes, I miss Villa, but I’m glad to be here (at PSV) now. I had a really good conversation with the PSV director of football Marcel Brands and the manager (Ruud van Nistelrooy) and I felt loved again."

Martinelli wants to commit future to Arsenal


Gabriel Martinelli has reiterated his desire to stay at Arsenal and joked that the Gunners ‘just need a pen’ as contract talks continue.

"This is my club. I love to be here, I love the city, the club, everything about Arsenal. I want to stay. I’m very happy. They just need a pen," he told reporters.

Read the full quotes here.

Arsenal do have a shortlist for January


Mikel Arteta has revealed that Arsenal do have in mind a list of players that they want in January and will go for them if 'available'.

Newcastle join Grimaldo race


Newcastle United have become the latest club to join the likes of Juventus, Manchester CIty and Arsenal in the pursuit of Benfica left-back Alex Grimaldo, according to journalist Rudy Galetti.

The Magpies are confident to land him as he shares the same agent to that of Eddie Howe. He will be out of contract in the summer of 2023 and can sign for free.

Klopp eager to sign Llorente from Atletico


Jurgen Klopp is interested to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente, according to

The German manager wants him in the January transfer window and Atletico are also willing to sell to recover their finances after crashing out of European competitions in the 2022-23 season.

Atleti and Chelsea set to fight each other for Trossard


Atletico Madrid and Chelsea are trying to sign Brighton's Leandro Trossard after his contract expires in 2023, as reported by Mundo Deportivo.

Graham Potter will try to convince him to join the Blues, whereas, Diego Simeone would want his Belgian players Yannick Carrasco and Axel Witsel to play a part in the transfer.

Chelsea and City-target Kvaratskhelia valued at €100m by Napoli


Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City are all interested to sign Napoli's Georgian international Khvicha Kvaratskhelia. His agent Christian Emile has stated that the 21-year-old is being valued at €100m (£86m) by Napoli after his heroics in Serie A and the Champions League.

"You know what's crazy, he's done what he's been in doing in Russia and Europe for the past couple of years," he told Fabrizio Romano's YouTube channel.

"He's come to Napoli, he's been brilliant, and people are talking about €100m (£86m). For me, if he continues to perform like this till the end of the season and next season, because there's a zero per cent chance they sell him [in January]. He will reach €100m (£86m) for sure."

He has scored eight goals and registered 10 assists in 17 appearances for Napoli this season.

Madrid & City sent scouts to watch Endrick


Scouts from Real Madrid and Manchester City were present in the stands of the Allianz Parque when Palmeiras teenager Endrick scored in a 4-0 win over Fortaleza to lift the Brazilian league title, as reported by ESPN Brasil via Mundo Deportivo.

Endrick has a contract with Palmeiras until 2025 but has a €60m release clause.

Atletico reach out to Gundogan


Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan is wanted by Atletico Madrid, according to Mundo Deportivo.

His future at City remains unresolved and can leave for free next summer. Andrea Berta, sports director of Atleti, wants to bring him at the club but is aware that they have to compete against other heavyweights such as Bayern Munich.

Salzburg set sizeable price tag for Leeds-target Okafor


Salzburg value Noah Okafor at £25.8million-plus (€30million-plus), according to CalcioMercato.

Arsenal along with Leeds United and AC Milan are keen to get the forward who has scored nine goals in 20 appearances this season.

Villa target Villarreal's Torres


Aston Villa want to sign Villarreal defender Pau Torres in January, according to Football Insider.

Unai Emery rates the defender very highly and wants him at his disposal to shore up the backline.

Everton keen to get Branthwaite in January


Everton are likely to trigger Jarrad Branthwait's return clause in January as the defender has failed to get enough minutes at PSV,  according to Eindhovens Dagblad.

He is likely to be brought back and sent out again on loan, this time to a Championship club. He has made nine appearances from a possible 22 at PSV.

Lopetegui wants Mariano Diaz for Wolves


Ex-Sevilla boss Julen Lopetegui wants to bring Mariano Diaz from Real Madrid to Wolves if he gets the job with the Premier League team, says Fichajes.

Wolves have reportedly made multiple offers to convince Lopetegui to join their project.

Man City plan to tie down youngster


Tierney exit from Arsenal could be inevitable


Kieran Tierney could soon depart Arsenal after falling down the pecking order under Mikel Arteta, reports The Telegraph.

The full-back, who battled back from injury last year, has made just three Premier League starts this campaign.

Juventus still want Donnarumma


Juventus still think they can sign Gianluigi Donnarumma, even after his move to Paris Saint-Germain, Calciomercato claim.

Donnarumma has taken hold of the starting role at PSG this year and it could prove difficult to lure him back to Italy.

Gianluigi Donnarumma PSG 2022-23
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Liverpool want Bellingham as face of club (BILD)


Liverpool want to make Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham the next face of the club, according to BILD.

BILD reporter Yannick Hubert told BBC Radio 5 Live: "The four most interested clubs [in Jude Bellingham] of Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid are already in concrete preparations for a possible transfer.

"But we now know Liverpool are willing to pay €100 million (£86m) for him. It would definitely be next summer. They want him as the new face of the Reds, but it is doubtful if 100m euros will be enough to get him because Chelsea, City and Madrid have the better financial possibilities."