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Martinez steps down as Belgium boss


Roberto Martinez has confirmed his time as Belgium coach is over.

The coach will not continue with the Rode Duivels after they crashed out of the World Cup at the group stage with a goalless draw against Croatia.

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West Ham targeting Everton's Keane


West Ham are reportedly looking at a move for Everton's Michael Keane in January, reports 90min.

With Craig Dawson's future at the London Stadium uncertain, the 29-year-old could arrive in East London on a loan deal, although the Hammers will be reportedly vying with eight other clubs for Keane's signature.

Calafiori fancies West Ham, Chelsea move


Basel's Riccardo Calafiori has revealed that he would be open to a move to the Premier League, singling out West Ham and Chelsea as specific destinations.

The 20-year-old, who has featured ten times for the Swiss giants in 2022-23, told Vocegiallorossa: “I have two images: going back to Italy, perhaps in Rome, or my dream would be to play in the Premier League. I really like West Ham or Chelsea.”

Correa transfer listed by Inter


Inter are open to listening to offers for Joaquin Correa in the January transfer window, reports L'Interista.

However, as of yet there are currently no clubs interested in signing the 28-year-old, who has three goals and three assists in 18 matches for the Nerazzurri across all competitions this season.

Del Piero might return to Juve board


Former Juventus forward Alessandro Del Piero might return to the club as an administrator after the entire board quit amid accusations of false accounting and market manipulation, which they have categorically denied.

"Juventus is a part of my life and not even a small one. For my story, I will never be anything other than those colours. 

"Like all fans, I am following the situation with great attention. Also for my work and my public role, in situations like these I am inevitably asked for comments and, just as inevitably, a lot is written and said. 

"It is a task of great responsibility that deserves all our support. It is time to be even more of a Juventus fan. 

"This is why I think it is right not to comment on any news and indiscretions which may then turn into speculation," he wrote on social media.

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Liverpool preferred destination for Bellingham, says BVB MD


Borussia Dortmund MD Carsten Cramer has said that Liverpool would be the "preferred" next destination for Jude Bellingham.

"We both care about Dortmund," said Cramer about Dortmund's relationship with Klopp.

"We have a high sympathy for Liverpool for sure. We are still in a good relationship with Jurgen and many others at Liverpool. So for me, it is my preferred club in the Premier League as well. But do not expect that we will make gifts to Liverpool," he added.

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Valladolid winger Plata on Leeds radar


Leeds United are keen to get the services of Real Valladolid winger Gonzalo Plata, according to journalist Ben Jacobs.

He has been in sensational form in La Liga and also played every minute in Ecuador's World Cup campaign. The 22-year-old has a long-term contract with Valladolid until 2027.

Newcastle are interested in Mallorca's Lee


Newcastle United are keen to sign RCD Mallorca attacker Kang-in Lee, according to Marca.

He reportedly has a £14.6m (€17m) release clause which makes it easier for the Magpies.

Kessie to continue at Barcelona


Franck Kessie is "happy" and will continue at Barcelona, claimed his agent George Atangana to Calciomercato.

“Franck has never been as happy as he is now. He achieved an objective that for many remains only a dream, that of being able to play for Barcelona. I challenge anyone to say otherwise.

“This opportunity arrived after Franck proved himself over seven years in Italy. Franck has grown and matured, earning praise, so the call from Barcelona was a consequence of all that," he said.

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Leeds agree deal with Strujik


Newcastle join Kudus race


Ajax winger Mohamed Kudus is in high demand after his performances for Ghana in the World Cup and Newcastle United are the latest team to join the race, according to 90 Min.

Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain, Olympique Lyonnais, Napoli and Atletico Madrid are also interested. Ajax value Kudus at over £30m.

United confident to get Gakpo in January


Manchester United are confident to sign Cody Gakpo in January, according to Football Insider.

The Red Devils are in regular touch with Gakpo's camp and a £50m+ fee might break the ice with PSV.

Pochettino open to international management


Mauricio Pochettino can take up an international job if he is offered, the former Tottenham boss told Sky Sports News.

"It wasn't under my consideration to go [into international management] but now, yes I am open. Why not?

"Yes, of course we are still young, full of energy, and day-by-day I like the adrenaline to train, to be involved. Maybe the national team is a different job, but why not.," he said.

Liverpool might terminate Koumetio deal


Liverpool loaned out Billy Koumetio in the summer to Austria Vienna for more minutes.

Although he began the season in the starting XI, since September he has started just once which has prompted the Reds to make a decision over terminating his loan deal in January, according to Football Insider.

Villa interested in Roma's Abraham


Aston Villa are keen to get AS Roma striker Tammy Abraham, according to CalcioMercato.

Jose Mourinho is not impressed with the striker's performance this season and is ready to offload him. However, Chelsea also have a buy-back clause which can be triggered.

Gareth Bale has LAFC contract break clause


Gareth Bale's contract at LAFC contains a break clause which means he could leave before the start of the new MLS season in February 2023, according to The Sun.

LAFC are expecting Bale to return but his primary motive for joining the club was to get himself in top shape for the 2022 World Cup.

Wales's early exit has thrown Bale's future plans into doubt and it's not clear yet if he will return to LAFC in the New Year for pre-season training.

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Man Utd confident of keeping Rashford


Man Utd are confident of keeping hold of striker Marcus Rashford and will exercise an option to extend his current deal by another 12 months in January, according to The Mirror.

The forward, who has been in fine form at the World Cup, is out of contract at the end of the season, and the Red Devils will offer an extension, but want to stop other clubs being able to talk to him in January first.

Jeremie Frimpong top of Man Utd's wishlist


Nethelands defender Jeremie Frimpong is top of Man Utd's wishlist ahead of the January transfer window.

The Daily Mail report the Red Devils have sent scouts to watch the Dutch defender and plan to accelerate talks after the World Cup, although he has picked up an injury.

Real Madrid keeping tabs on Bruno Fernandes (Express)


Real Madrid are keeping a close eye on Man Utd and Portugal star Bruno Fernandes at the 2022 World Cup, as reported by the Daily Express.

Fernandes has impressed in Qatar, scoring twice against Uruguay last time out, and Los Blancos could make a move either in January or at the end of the season.

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Inter tell Spurs to pay €30m for Dumfries


Inter have told Tottenham they will need to paid €30m to land Netherlands international Denzel Dumfries, as reported by Football Italia.

The Nerazzurri are willing to sell Dumfries in the January transfer window to boost their finances and Spurs are the current favourites to land the defender.