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Criscito back at Genoa


AC Milan eye Zaniolo as Leao replacement


AC Milan are considering Nicolo Zaniolo as a possible replacement for Rafael Leao, La Gazzetta dello Sport claims.

The Serie A side are in danger of losing Leao in the near future as Europe's top teams are after him and they believe Roma star Zaniolo could solve their problems.

Fiorentina after Boga


Fiorentina are plotting a bid for Atalanta midfielder Jeremie Boga, Calciomercato reports.

The ex-Chelsea player has struggled to settle at Atalanta and could be on the move in January.

Otamendi focused on Benfica after World Cup triumph


Nicolas Otamendi has said his attention is solely on Benfica amidst rumours he'll be moving away from the Portuguese club in the upcoming window.

Speaking on his return to Europe, he said: "I'm happy, now I'm just focused on Benfica."

Klopp's spending spree to continue with Enzo Fernandez acquisition


Argentinian midfielder Enzo Fernandez could be set to follow Cody Gakpo through the Anfield doors as talks between the Premier League outfit and Benfica intensified according to O Jogo.

The 21-year-old reportedly has a release clause of £105m (€120m) with both Liverpool and Manchester United prepared to meet the mammoth fee.

Man Utd unlikely to buy striker


Manchester United are unlikely to purchase a striker this month but could seek a loan deal, writes The Guardian.

They had wanted to add Cody Gakpo from PSV on a permanent basis but are now willing to wait for a major signing until the summer with Gakpo headed to Liverpool

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Leeds prepare Wober offer


Norwich sack Dean Smith


Who is Betinho?!


Manchester United listed a new striker on their Premier League website squad list, and people are trying to figure out what's going on.

His name is Betinho. He has one senior match in England in his career. Here's what to know about him.

Benfica receive two proposals for Fernandez


Benfica has already received two proposals worth €127m for their Enzo Fernandez, according to Portuguese outlet A Bola via Marca.

The midfielder has attracted the attention of several top-tier clubs including Manchester United and Liverpool. It was earlier reported that the Reds have already reached a pre-agreement with the player.

Leverkusen wants to hold on to Frimpong until summer


Ajax terminate Blind contract


Ajax has terminated the contract of Daley Blind and is now available as a free agent. It has been reported that Royal Antwerp are interested to get him.

Conte outlines Tottenham's plans for winter market


Atletico target Iglesias speaks about his future


Borja Iglesias has emerged as the primary target for Atletico Madrid to replace Joao Felix, as revealed by Marca.

However, the Real Betis player has insisted that he is not looking to switch and is happy at the Galician club.

"I'm happy here at Betis. And if at any time you have to talk, I'll talk, no problem. We have joked about the situation and that's it. Without giving it much importance. I have always felt very loved. I am very happy here and I appreciate that affection because I am happy here," he stated.

Chelsea in talks with Monaco for Badiashile


Chelsea are negotiating a deal with AS Monaco for Benoit Badiashile, according to The Athletic.

They want to get a left-sided centre-back and after missing out on Josko Gvardiol, Badiashile has been narrowed down as the new target. It has been reported that the defender will join the Blues in the next few weeks for around €35m ($37m, £30m).

Benoit Badiashile Monaco 2022-23

PSV find Gakpo replacement


Madrid might buy-back Garcia from Rayo


Real Madrid are considering bringing back La Fabrica product Fran Garcia from Rayo Vallecano, according to Marca.

The player has a release clause of €10m in his contract but Madrid  still owns 50% of Garcia’s rights which means that they can get the player for just €5m.

They are also keeping tabs on Girona's Miguel Gutierrez, who is another player from their academy. However, he will be more costly to Madrid than Garcia.

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Chelsea might loan Felix from Atletico


Chelsea are keen to bring in Atletico Madrid forward Joa Felix on loan, according to Daily Telegraph.

The Blues are working on a deal which will see the 23-year-old arrive at Stamford Bridge on a short loan, with an option or obligation to buy in the summer of 2023.

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Al-Nassr set to schedule Ronaldo's medical


Arteta subtly drops Mudryk transfer hint


Austin set for Swindon return


Charlie Austin is set to make a return to Swindon Town, reports Sky Sports.

The striker spent some of his early years there and is now closing in on a contract with the club after a spell in Australia.

Arsenal target Mudryk flirts with club on social media


Shell-shocked Man Utd scramble for Osimhen (MEN)


Manchester Evening News says Manchester United are ready to look at Napoli striker Victor Osimhen as an alternative to Cody Gakpo after Liverpool stole the latter out from under their nose.

The Red Devils will of course be waiting to pounce if Liverpool's Gakpo agreement hits any snags, but it appears the Old Trafford club will miss out on a top target.

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PSV confirm Gakpo agreement with Liverpool


Liverpool are set to beat Manchester United to the £44 million ($53m) signing of PSV forward Cody Gakpo in a stunning turn of events that took place at lightning speed on Monday.

Just an hour after GOAL had reported that a deal was close, PSV released a statement saying Gakpo was headed to England to finalise "formalities to complete the transfer".

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