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Phil Foden Manchester City 2022-23

Benitez in line for Forest job


After another humbling defeat, Steve Coopers job at Nottingham Forest looks to be on the line. Should the Forest hierarchy pull the trigger, ex-Liverpool and Everton boss Rafa Benitez is in-line to replace him at the City Ground.

Watford sign Colombian teenager


Watford have announced the signing of highly rated youngster Jorge Cabezas Hurtado.

The 18-year-old will officially sign in the summer of 2023, with his contract expiring in 2029.

Ten Hag will not stop Ronaldo from leaving Man Utd


After a turbulent summer, Cristiano Ronaldo remained at Old Trafford. He was linked with various clubs throughout Europe but manager Erik Ten Hag insisted the Portuguese legend was part of his plans. The Telegraph has now reported that the Dutch manager will now stand in Ronaldo's way should he want to leave Manchester United.

Read here what should be done to combat the Ronaldo situation at United.

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North London clubs dealt blow in chase for Hincapie


Arsenal and Tottenham have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen defender Piero Hincapie. The 20-year-old Ecuadorian defender has reportedly agreed new terms with the German club to extend his stay in the Bundesliga.

Ole linked with Wolves job


Former Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been linked with the vacant Wolves job following Bruno Lage's sacking. The Norwegian was himself sacked by the Red Devils in 2021 after an underwhelming couple of months and hasn't re-entered management since.

Sporting director swap in France


RC Lens sporting director, Florent Ghisolfi, has agreed to join OGC Nice according to French outlet Le Equipe. They have described the move as a big blow to the RC Lens current project.

Midfield key area for Man United 2023 transfer business


Manchester United have not given up on the signing of Frenkie de Jong, despite a turbulent summer attempting to secure the Dutchman's services. ESPN believe the midfield maestro, alongside Jude Bellingham are key components of the Old Trafford clubs 2023 summer transfer window plans.

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Dalot drawing attention from Europe


Manchester United Diogo Dalot is drawing attention from across Europe as he enjoys somewhat of a renaissance this season. is reporting that the Portuguese full-back is attracting interest from Juventus, AC Miland and Barcelona are interested in the 23-year-old's services.

Tielemans man in demand in January transfer window


Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans is drawing interest from across Europe with a few clubs expected to go in for the midfielder in the January transfer window. According to Liverpool, Real Madrid and Juventus are all interesting is acquiring the 25-year-old Belgian's services.

Tielemans contract is expiring in the summer of 2023, and the Foxes may wish to offload the midfielder for cash rather than lose him for free.

Youri Tielemans Leicester 2022-23
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Messi situation not changed


Fabrizio Romano has said there is no change in Messi's contract situation. The PSG forward's contract is up in the summer of 2023, but the Argentine will not make any decisions until after the World Cup. His former club Barcelona are reportedly interested in bringing him back to the Nou Camp.

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Several teams tracking Norrington-Davies


Crystal Palace, Leicester and Bournemouth are reportedly tracking Rhys Norrington-Davis of Sheffield United. The Welshman has played 11 times this season and has been capped 12 times by his country, scoring 0ne goal.

Ten Hag says no new contracts


Manchester United boss Erik Ten Hag has told the hierarchy at Old Trafford to not hand out any new contracts until he has decided who warrants them. It is not post-Manchester Derby reaction according to James Ducker of the Telegraph, more a decision to ensure contracts are harder won.

Spurs make Ter Stegen a top target


Tottenham have, according to Jeunes Footeux, made Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen a top target for 2023.

Spurs are in the market for a long-term successor to Hugo Lloris, with their sights being set on a Germany international at Camp Nou.

Marc-Andre ter Stegen Barcelona 2022-23

Are Liverpool keen on 'next Salah' Ibrahim Adel?


Liverpool have been credited with holding interest in ‘the next Mohamed Salah’, Ibrahim Adel, but his current club insist no approach has been made.

The 21-year-old forward, who made his senior international debut for Egypt in 2021, has been catching the eye at Pyramids FC in his homeland – with Nottingham Forest, Arsenal, Brighton and Brentford also said to have had his potential scouted.

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Arsenal confident on Saka contract


Arsenal are, according to the Daily Mail, confident of agreeing a new contract with Bukayo Saka.

The England international has been holding off on penning fresh terms, leading to him being linked with clubs outside of north London, but an impressive start to the 2022-23 campaign from the Gunners has them looking to get a home-grown star tied down.

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Wolves determined to keep hold of Neves


Managerial changes at Wolves, with Bruno Lage relieved of his coaching duties, will not impact the future of Ruben Neves.

That is according to CaughtOffside, who claim that the Portuguese midfielder is not for sale despite transfer talk beginning to build once more ahead of the January window.

Chelsea monitoring Arsenal star Martinelli (Daily Mail)


The Daily Mail reports that Chelsea are monitoring the contract situation of Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli.

The Brazil international forward is yet to sign an extension to terms at the Emirates Stadium that currently have him tied to the Gunners through to 2024.

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Saliba confirms Arsenal contract talks


William Saliba has confirmed talks are ongoing with Arsenal over a new contract.

The highly-rated French defender has said when asked if positive news could soon be delivered on the future front: "We will see. They talk a little bit. We will see."

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MLS clubs expect Messi to return to Barca


Lionel Messi has seen a move to MLS speculated on for some time, but El Chiringuito reports that clubs in America expect the mercurial Argentine to return to Barcelona in 2023.

The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner has entered the final year of his contract at Paris Saint-Germain, with a door being left open for him to retrace steps to Camp Nou by those in Catalunya.

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Chelsea & Spurs to battle it out for Gvardiol


Chelsea and Tottenham remain interested in RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol, reports Calciomercato.

He signed a new five-year contract after being heavily linked with Premier League sides over the summer, but that deal is considered to have been a ploy by those in Germany to keep his value up.

Liverpool ready offer for Brozovic (Fichajes)


According to Fichajes, Liverpool are readying a bid for Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.

The Reds remain eager to bolster their options in the Anfield engine room, with a Croatia international at San Siro now in their sights for 2023.

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Everton not expecting Dele back


Football Insider claims that Dele Alli has likely played his last game for Everton.

The Toffees sent the former England international out on loan to Besiktas during the summer transfer window and are not expecting to welcome him back into their plans.

Arsenal & Chelsea monitoring Vlahovic (Il Bianconero)


Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic continues to attract admiring glances from the Premier League, reports Il Bianconero.

Arsenal and Chelsea are said to retain interest in the Serbia international, while Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich are also in the market for another No.9.

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Leeds lining up new deal for Meslier


Leeds are, according to GiveMeSport, lining up a new deal for goalkeeper Illan Meslier.

Tottenham have been credited with interest in the Frenchman as they look to bring in a long-term successor to Hugo Lloris.

Locatelli snubbed interest from Man Utd


Euro 2020 winner Manuel Locatelli snubbed interest from Manchester United during the summer transfer window, claims SportMediaset.

The Italy international, who continues to see a move to England speculated on, turned down those advances as he wanted to prove himself at Juventus.

Manuel Locatelli Juventus 2022-23

Wilder sacked by Middlesbrough


Middlesbrough have confirmed the sacking of Chris Wilder as the club’s manager.

Boro have won just two of their 11 Championship fixtures this season, with a change in the dugout being made as those at the Riverside Stadium seek a spark to ignite their campaign.

Wilson signs new Newcastle deal


Callum Wilson has signed a new contract at Newcastle, reports The Athletic.

The England international striker has been presented with fresh terms by the Magpies that will bring him in line with the top earners at St James’ Park.

Foden set to sign new Man City contract (The Athletic)


The Athletic reports that more good news is on the way for Manchester City, with Phil Foden poised to sign a new contract.

The England international forward is set to commit to terms at the Etihad Stadium that will keep him in his current surroundings for six more years.

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Gallagher gets assurances on Chelsea future


Conor Gallagher believes he has a long-term future at Chelsea despite struggling for starts and seeing a January move away from Stamford Bridge speculated on.

The England international playmaker has said of talks with new Blues boss Graham Potter: “He said I've got a really important role and I need to keep working hard, remembering who I am and what I am best at, and when given the chance to be as effective as I can be.”

Sevilla & Valencia keen on Martial


La Liga outfits Sevilla and Valencia are both keen on Manchester United forward Anthony Martial, claims Todofichajes.

The France international forward spent time on loan in Andalusia last season and could be lured back to Spain in January.

Chelsea hoping to bring Nkunku fee down


Chelsea are, according to Fabrizio Romano, hoping to negotiate a reduced fee for Christopher Nkunku.

The Blues are prepared to trigger a €60 million (£52m/$59m) release clause in the RB Leipzig striker's contract, but would like to get him for less than that.

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Zaniolo set to sign new Roma deal


Nicolo Zaniolo is set to sign a new contract at Roma - according to Calciomercato.

The 23-year-old has been linked with a number of clubs, including Juventus and Tottenham, with his current contract due to expire in 2024.

He is now poised to re-commit to Roma on an improved €4m per year deal that will see him stay at the club through to 2027.

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Sampdoria sack Giampaolo


Sampdoria have sacked Marco Giampaolo as coach, it has been confirmed.

Sampdoria sit bottom of Serie A with just two points from eight games and have decided to make a change in coach to lead them up the table.

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AC Milan target Parisi


AC Milan are plotting a move for Fabiano Parisi, says Calciomercato.

The Serie A side need to invest in a new left-back and see the Empoli man as an ideal option to strengthen their options in the position.

Man Utd eye Costa as De Gea replacement (Metro)


Manchester United have sent scouts to watch Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa.

Metro reports the Premier League side are in the hunt for a candidate to replace David de Gea and see him as an interesting option.

Pedro Martins to take over as Wolves coach?


Pedro Martins is a candidate to replace Bruno Lage as Wolves new head coach, O Jogo reports.

The 52-year-old coach recently left Olympiacos and could become the third consecutive Portuguese coach to manage the Premier League side.

Juve and AC Milan battle for two players


Juventus and AC Milan are both in contention to sign Jakub Kiwior from Spezia and Eintracht Frankfurt's Evan Ndicka, La Gazzetta dello Sport says.

Ndicka looks set to leave the German side at the end of the season when his contract expires, while Polish defender Kiwior could be tempted to make the step up to a top Serie A team.