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Leverkusen target Pachuca star Chavez


Bayer Leverkusen are interested in signing Luis Chavez from Mexican side Pachuca, 90min reports.

The German side have already opened talks with the Mexican side and the 26-year-old's representatives to discuss a move.

Saliba signs Montreal contract


Nathan Saliba has signed a new contract with MLS side Montreal, the club confirmed.

The 18-year-old is tied to the club until 2024 but the deal includes options to extend for 2025 and 2026.

Roma in talks with Odriozola agent


Roma have held talks with the agent of Alvaro Odriozola over a possible January move.

Corriere dello Sport reports the representative met with the club's sporting director but that coach Jose Mourinho is not convinced he is the man they need.

Nottingham Forest eye Morocco's Cheddira


Nottingham Forest are among the teams keeping an eye on Morocco striker Walid Cheddira.

The 24-year-old plays in Serie B with Bari and has scored nine goals in 12 matches, catching the attention of Forest and Italian sides Lazio and Napoli, says Calciomercato.

Arteta reportedly cold on Tielemans deal


The Gunners have been tracking the Belgian midfielder for months now but reports out of the Emirates say Arteta could be hesitant in adding Tielemans to his midfield ranks.

He's available on a free transfer in the Summer or for a cut-price in the January window.

Bruno Fernandes emerges as a shock target for Ancelotti


According to Record, Real Madrid have sent scouts to watch Bruno Fernandes at this Winter's World Cup in Qatar ahead of a potential move in January or next Summer.

Fernandes has had a decent tournament thus far, netting two goals and grabbing two assists.

Bayern Munich make Bouna Sarr available


The German giants have reportedly put their Senegalese right-back Bouna Sarr in the shop window.

According to Ekrem Konur, the 30-year-old defender could be on the way out in January with Bayern prepared to accept a comparatively low fee.

Real Madrid to target Liverpool's Darwin Nunez


Los Blancos are set to launch a bid for Liverpool's Darwin Nunez according to Defensa Central. The Uruguayan only made the move from Benfica to Merseyside last Summer but it's reported that Real Madrid rea very interested in a potential deal.

The likes of Cody Gakpo, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison are also allegedly on Madrid's radar.

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Milan want Keita and Oxlade-Chamberlain


AC Milan want to make a double swoop by signing Liverpool's Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the summer, according to Calcio Mercato.

Both players would be free agents next summer and they can sign them for free.

Mountinho set to join Spezia on long-term deal


Barca and Madrid race to sign Valencian starlet


Javier Guerra is on the radar of both Real Madrid and Barcelona, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The 19-year-old is highly rated and Los Blancos have already contacted his agents for a move to Castilla next season.

Khazri announces retirement from international football


Tunisia international Wahbi Khazri has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 31.

The Eagles of Carthage were eliminated from the group stages of the 2022 World Cup despite winning against France. After that Khazri announced his decision.

"After the game, in a meeting that included all the players and the technical and administrative staff, I told everyone that this moment is appropriate. I thanked everyone and wished them success," the Montpellier striker told beIN Sports.

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Gvardiol addresses Chelsea rumours


Josko Gvardiol has spoken on rumours linking him with Chelsea.

“About me and Chelsea? I don’t know. You know what happened in the last few months. To be honest, I have no idea. My agent is taking care of this, and we will see. Right now, I’m happy in Leipzig. I don’t know, we will see – you never know. It’s a big club of course and, who knows, maybe one day I will be there.

"It’s really nice to see things like this, especially because there is Kovacic, so you never know. I talk with him. You know the stories and these things, but all I can say is that I’m happy in Leipzig and right now I’m going to stay there and perform for them," he told The Athletic.

Graham might leave Liverpool to join United


Liverpool's director of research Ian Graham might quit the Merseyside club and join Manchester United, according to Football Insider.

The data analyst has already resigned and is on notice period until May.

Forest set to sign Scarpa from Palmeiras


Henry and Kompany among candidates to replace Martinez


Vincent Kompany, Philippe Clement and Thierry Henry are being touted as the frontrunners to become the new Belgium manager, according to French public broadcaster RTBF.

Robert Martinez stepped down as head coach after Belgium failed to reach the knockouts of the 2022 World Cup.

Madrid ahead in Endrick race


Real Madrid might be the next destination for Endrick, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Palmeiras forward is being pursued by PSG and Barcelona as well. However, it is reported that the youngster is likely to join his compatriots Vinicius, Rodrygo and Militao at the Spanish capital.

Atletico set price on Felix


Atletico Madrid want €100m for Joao Felix including variables, as reported by AS.

The Rojiblancos paid €127m for him in 2019 and are not willing to let him go cheaply. PSG and Manchester United are interested to get him on board.

Chelsea set to beat PSG in Santos race


Kahn warns Pavard about transfer antics


Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Khan has warned defender Benjamin Pavard against using public pressure to gain a transfer, according to 90min.

The French defender is reportedly frustrated at his lack of game time in Bavaria and could seek a move away.

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Juve unhappy with Paredes


The future of Leandro Paredes at Juventus is uncertain as the club are not satisfied with his performances, reports Nicolo Schira.

Paredes has a buy option, but it's seeming as if he'll return to Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season.

Gvardiol addresses Chelsea links (The Athletic)


Croatia and RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol has addressed ongoing links to Chelsea, saying to The Athletic that "maybe one day I will be there".

The 20-year-old has been linked with a move to the west London club next summer.

Canada boss hints at Alistair Johnston move to Celtic


Canada manager John Herdman has hinted that Alistair Johnston could be one of his World Cup stars that benefit from their positive campaign amid links to Celtic.

After Canada's game against Morocco, the coach said: “Alistair’s career is going to be on a real positive trajectory. I think Ali is just one of the many who are going to benefit from performances in this World Cup.”

Nottingham Forest reach Gustavo Scarpa agreement


Nottingham Forest are set to add yet another player following their busy summer after they agreed on a deal with Palmeiras to sign Gustavo Scarpa. The attacking midfielder will sign until 2026, according to Fabrizio Romano.