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Nacho not interested in Real Madrid extension


Real Madrid defender Nacho is set to leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season, says Carrusel Deportivo.

Madrid is the only club the 32-year-old has ever played for but he is not interested in signing a new contract because of his lack of playing time.

PSG want Rabiot back


Paris Saint-Germain are interested in bringing Adrien Rabiot back to the club, Fichajes reports.

The French midfielder's contract at Juventus expires at the end of the season and PSG see him as an ideal addition to Christophe Galtier's team.

Crystal Palace prepare to sign 26-year-old Spezia forward


Crystal Palace are reportedly interested in signing 26-year-old M'bala Nzola who has been in good form for Spezia this season, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport.

The striker's contract expires at the end of this season so if Crystal Palace were to submit a bid, they could fare better than Fulham who failed to sign him in the summer.

Aston Villa planning January swoop for Lyon attacker


French outlet Jeunes Footeux have linked Steven Gerrard's side with a move for Olympique Lyon striker Moussa Dembele in the January transfer window.

Aston Villa have only scored six goals so far in the Premier League, so the French forward could be the added firepower the side needs to realise their ambitions this season.

Liverpool plan Joe Gomez swap deal for Serie A midfielder


According to Calcio Mercato, Liverpool are in the market for a midfielder and could be willing to include defender Joe Gomez in a potential move for Lazio's Sergei Milinkovic Savic.

Savic has been in great form this season, scoring three goals and registering five assists in eight Serie A games for Maurizio Sarri's side so far.

Real Madrid could steal Atletico's talisman Joao Felix in 2023


According to Spanish outlet Fichajes, Real Madrid are weighing up a move for Joao Felix in 2023 as they plan for life after Karim Benzema.

The Portuguese forward was signed by Atletico for big money in 2019, but has failed to have the desired impact under Diego Simeone. Real Madrid could therefore swoop in and secure his services, but it could still take a nine-figure offer.

Hirving Lozano's former agent tips Everton or Manchester United to sign Mexican star


In an interview with Radio CRC, Hirving Lozano's former agent Alessandro Monfrecola made a bold claim about his ex-clients future.

He stated: “Next June, Lozano will leave in my opinion, he has never hidden that he aspired to the top English clubs. I think he could land in Manchester United or Everton.”

Leeds set to beat Manchester United in Cody Gakpo race


Leeds United have agreed personal terms with Cody Gakpo and are now working on a fee with PSV according to The Mirror.

This will be a blow to Erik ten Hag and Manchester United, who were reportedly interested in signing the forward in the summer if Cristiano Ronaldo left the club. The 37-year-old ended up remaining at Old Trafford, where he has only scored one goal so far this season.

Liverpool and Everton set to battle for £26m Argentinian midfielder


According to Sport Witness, both Liverpool and Everton are set to battle it out for Real Betis midfielder Guido Rodriguez.

The 28-year-old's contract expires at the end of the 2023-24 season, but he has been in good form so far this year for the Spanish side who sit 4th in La Liga. If either Merseyside club want to sign Rodriguez they will likely have to pay up to £26m.

Southampton plotting a move for Celtic's Jota


Southampton's scouts have been monitoring 23-year-old Celtic star Filipe Jota according to Football Insider.

The winger joined the Scottish side in the summer for around £6.5m and has scored five times 12 appearances so far.

Diogo Dalot in Barcelona's radar


Barcelona are considering signing Diogo Dalot from Manchester United next season according to Sport.

The Spanish giants showed interest in the Portuguese full-back in the summer but Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag did not want to let the player leave. Dalot's contract with the Red Devils expires at the end of the 2022-23 season but they have an option to extend his stay by one more year.

Diogo Dalot

Liverpool tried to sign Spurs' Yves Bissouma


Liverpool were in the race to sign midfielder Yves Bissouma in the summer but he eventually joined Tottenham Hotspur according to The Athletic.

The Reds were in search of a midfielder all summer and they eventually signed Arthur Melo on loan from Juventus.

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Nikola Vlasic set to leave West Ham


West Ham United might let Nikola Vlasic leave before the ongoing 2022-23 season ends according to The Athletic.

Vlasic, who joined the Hammers last season, was sent on loan this summer to Torino. Now the Serie A club are reportedly ready to trigger a £13m buy option in the loan deal and make the transfer permanent.

Leicester City linked with Benfica goalkeeper Vlachodimos


Leicester City are eyeing a move for Benfica custodian Odysseas Vlachodimos according to Polish journalist Tomasz Wlodarczyk.

Vlachodimos joined the Portuguese club in 2018 and his existing contract with the club expires in two years.

Everton, Dortmund interested in Crystal Palace's Dixon


Everton and Borussia Dortmund have sent scouts to monitor Crystal Palace's Junior Dixon according to The Telegraph.

An academy graduate of Crystal Palace, Dixon has been very impressive playing for the club's U18 side. He is yet to sign a professional contract with the club so if Everton and Dortmund pursue their interest they might get him for free.

Man Utd scout Benfica's Antonio Silva


Manchester United reportedly had their scouts at Benfica's Champions League game against PSG in the midweek as they continue to remain interested in signing Antonio Silva according to the Mirror.

The 18-year-old defender's current contract runs until 2027 and he has a release clause of £13million. While the club may start negotiating for the player in January he will only be sold next summer.

Liverpool eye Lazio' Sergej Milinkovic-Savic


Liverpool are plotting a cash plus swap deal to sign Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic according to Calcio Mercato.

The Reds are in look out for a midfielder for a long time and are ready to send Joe Gomez the other way along with cash to rope in Milinkovic-Savic.

Real Madrid eye Reece James as Carvajal's replacement


Real Madrid consider Chelsea full-back Reece James as a long-term replacement for Dani Carvajal at the club according to Fichajes.

James recently signed a new contract extension with the Premier League side that will keep him at the club until 2028. So if Los Blancos want to the England international they have to shell out a huge amount of transfer fee.

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Chelsea set to appoint Christopher Vivell as technical director


Chelsea are all set to appoint Christopher Vivell as the club's new technical director according to Fabrizio Romano.

Vivell recently held a meeting with the club in London and reportedly talks are in advanced stages at the moment.

Liverpool have their eyes on four Galatasaray players


Liverpool recently sent scouts to Galatasaray's match against Konyaspor to watch four players Sacha Boey, Victor Nelsson, Kerem Akturkoglu, and Yunus Akgun according to The Sun.

While it is unlikely that they would sign all four players, the Reds need reinforcement in their squad and it will be interesting to see which players catches Klopp's eyes in the end.

Arsenal target Locatelli to stay at Juventus


Arsenal is likely to miss out on signing Italy international Manuel Locatelli as he is keen to stay back at Juventus according to Football London.

Locatelli joined Juventus from Sassuolo on loan last season and is expected to make his move permanent next summer.

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Man Utd keeping an eye on Sassuolo's Frattesi


Manchester United reportedly sent scouts to watch Sassuolo midfielder Davide Frattesi, according to Calcio Mercato.

Frattesi made his international debut recently for Italy and has been quite impressive for the Serie A side since joining them in 2021.

Atletico Madrid set to complete Griezmann transfer


Atletico Madrid are very close to sealing Antoine Griezmann's transfer permanently from Barcelona according to Fabrizio Romano.

The two clubs have agreed on a fee of €20m guaranteed plus €4m in add-ons for the France international.

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Liverpool want West Ham's Declan Rice


Liverpool are strongly interested in signing West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice according to Football Insider.

The Reds are in search of a central midfielder and are strongly linked with a move for Jude Bellingham next season but they will face stiff competition from some of the biggest clubs in Europe for Bellingham's signature. Hence they may also consider roping in Rice, a player whom Jurgen Klopp admires.

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Newcastle eye move for Man Utd's Shaw


Newcastle United may consider making a move for out of favour Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw in January according to Football Insider.

The England international's contract with the Red Devils expires next summer and the club may consider selling him in the January window if the Magpies show any concrete interest.

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Arsenal might not pursue Neto in January after injury


Arsenal might consider looking away from a possible move for Pedro Neto in the January window after the Portuguese picked up an injury recently and will undergo surgery soon according to Express.

The Gunners wanted Neto in the summer transfer window and after failing to land him, they would have considered chasing the player once again in January but during Wolves' clash against West Ham on October 1, he suffered an ankle ligament injury.

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Rodgers refuses to rule out Maddison exit


James Maddison has had an electric start to the season, scoring five goals and assisting two in his opening eight games, and manager Brendan Rodgers admitted he knows there will be interest in the playmaker.

However, he didn't rule out a transfer adding: "He also knows he's in a good place to develop and learn, and he knows he can focus on day-to-day life and improve. What will be in the future will be, but it will only be on the back of playing well."

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PSG interested in Aubameyang


Despite only joining Chelsea on deadline day this summer, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may already be on his way out of the club.

PSG were unable to secure major attacking reinforcements this summer, and Aubameyang may signal just that. The Gabonese striker has said the French capital is his preferred destination and talks have already started between the two clubs according to Foot Mercato.

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Liverpool eye four Galatasaray players


Liverpool are reportedly keeping tabs on four Galatasaray players. This include French defender Sacha Boey, Danish centre-back Victor Nelsson, and Turkish wingers Kerem Akturkoglu and Yunus Akgun.

Potter backs Chelsea technical director appointment


New Chelsea boss Graham Potter has backed the appointment of a technical director at the club.

He told reporters: "In terms of the bigger picture of the role specifically. I've always had good relationships with technical directors, sporting directors. It's more of a strategic one for the club in terms of aligning everything in terms of the resources you have, making sure that fits well."

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Roma want Lyon's Aouar


French midfielder Houssem Aouar looks guaranteed to leave Lyon in summer 2023 as contract talks with the club have stalled massively.

Roma are one of the sides interested in acquiring his services according to Calciomercato.