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American starlet drawing MLS interest


The Philadelphia Union are one of several clubs interested in Louisville City youngster Josh Wynder, reports Tom Bogert.

The U.S. youth national team defender has also drawn interest from Europe, as well as other MLS teams.

The 17-year-old is currently in Slovenia with the U.S. U-19s.

Robson on Man Utd's failed Bellingham pursuit


Bryan Robson has revealed that he, Eric Cantona and Sir Alex Ferguson came close to convincing Jude Bellingham to join Manchester United back in 2020.

The club attempted to sign the England international before his move to Borussia Dortmund, but failed to secure his signature.

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Freund to remain at Salzburg despite Chelsea interest


Christoph Freund will remain with RB Salzburg amid links to the vacant Chelsea sporting director job.

"Christoph Freund has been doing excellent work for us for many years and only recently extended his contract until 2026," said CEO Stephan Reiter. "I can hereby confirm that he will remain sporting director of FC Red Bull Salzburg.

"Of course, he informed me about Chelsea FC's interest in him and we exchanged ideas on a personal level and in good conversations. The fact is that he will remain our sporting director!"

Fabregas shares massive hint on Messi's future


It has been widely reported that Lionel Messi could make a sensational return to Barcelona. Further stoking those speculations, Cesc Fabregas has said that the move could be 'an option'.

"I don’t know if it’s possible. It could be an option if Barca are open to it. It would be a beautiful and happy ending," he told  RAC1.

Utd & City tracking Arsenal wonderkid Nwaneri (The Times)


Ethan Nwaneri became the youngest player in Premier League history when he made his debut for Arsenal over the weekend.

Now, Manchester United and Manchester City are keen to get the youngster while Liverpool are also keeping tabs on him, according to The Times.

The 15-year-old is still classed as a schoolboy and won't be eligible for an Arsenal scholarship until he turns 16 in March.

Depay enjoys being at Barca


Depay Tweet

Chelsea target Leao in talks with Milan for extension


Rafael Leao is in talks with AC Milan to extend his contract which currently runs until June 2024, according to La Gazzetta Dello Sport, via TeamTalk.

Leao wants a pay-rise, closer to €7million per season, which is a figure approaching £120,000 per week. However, Milan will look to settle for €6million per season (just over £100,000 per week).

Leeds keen to open contract talks with three players


Leeds United are interested to tie down Jack Harrison, Robin Koch and Pascal Struijk to long-term deals as the trio are entering the final two years of their contracts.

Harrison had offers from several Premier League outfits and could attract more attention during the winter, if he is secured with fresh terms.

Freund might stay at Leipzig


Freund Tweet

Benfica forward Ramos wanted by Man Utd


Manchester United have established contact with the representatives of Benfica striker Goncalo Ramos as reported by Mirror via the Sun.

The Portuguese club values him at £25million.

Chelsea want Kane in 2023


Chelsea manager Graham Potter wants to sign Harry Kane in June 2023, according to Calciomercato.

The report adds that the Blues are wiling to include Romelu Lukaku in the deal who is currently on loan at Inter.

Arsenal face stiff competition for Mudryk


Arsenal Mudryk Tweet

Villa's £40m-rated midfielder Luiz in huge demand


Chelsea, Arsenal and Barcelona are interested in signing Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz, as reported by Football365 via Mirror.

Arsenal made three bids for him on deadline day in the summer but could not match Villa’s £40m valuation.

Flamengo's Gomes keen to join Liverpool


Liverpool Gomes Tweet

Chelsea may continue Red Bull raid


Todd Boehly spoke of his admiration for Red Bull's football model last week and he looks to be close to agreeing a deal for Christoph Freund from Red Bull Salzburg as the club's sporting director.

As per The Athletic, Chelsea are also targeting the acquisition of RB Leipzig's chief executive Oliver Mintzlaff to take up the role of technical director at Stamford Bridge.

Rashford, Firmino and Trossard on Atletico's transfer radar


Atletico are hoping to add a versatile attacker to their squad next summer and a trio of Premier League forwards are at the top of their wishlist.

Spanish outlet Fichajes has claimed that Diego Simeone's side are targeting Marcus Rashford, Leandro Trossard and Roberto Firmino.

Bayern Munich not considering Nagelsmann sacking (TZ)


Julian Nagelsmann has come under pressure following Bayern's slow start to the season. Although, the club's president Herbert Hainer has claimed that a managerial change is not on the agenda.

"We are completely convinced of Julian Nagelsmann and our whole team," he told TZ. "After the international break we will go all-out again, as you know FC Bayern"

Cannavaro closing in on Serie B manager's job


Fabio Cannavaro is closing in on a return to football management. Having managed Guangzhou on two separate occasions and the Chinese national team, he has been without a job for more than two years.

However, that is set to change according to Fabrizio Romano. Talks between him and Benevento are 'progressing well' and a deal is set to be agreed.

Man City interested in big-money move for Leao (Calcio Mercato)


Rafael Leao is a player on the radars of the majority of Europe's top clubs. Plenty of them were reportedly weighing up a move for the 23-year-old during the summer but he stayed with Serie A champions AC Milan.

According to Calcio Mercato, Manchester City hold an interest in the Portugal international and could look to add him to the squad next year.