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Xavi rejected Brazil


Barcelona coach Xavi says he turned down a job offer to join the Brazil staff last year.

The coach rejected the opportunity because he wanted to wait for the opportunity to take over at Camp Nou.

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AC Milan to move for Ziyech in January


AC Milan are preparing a January bid for Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech, Fichajes reports.

The Morocco international is one of three players the Serie A side are eyeing for the upcoming transfer window, alongside Houssem Aouar and Noah Okafor.

Juventus eye Karsdorp


Juventus are eager to invest in a new right-back in January after news of Danilo's injury during Brazil's World Cup match against Serbia.

Calciomercato reports Roma's Rick Karsdorp is one option they could turn to, while they may also bring Andrea Cambiaso back from his loan at Bologna.

Karsdorp Roma Serie A

Lille set fee for Man Utd target Jonathan David


Leicester midfielder set to leave permanently in January


Leicester City midfielder Dennis Praet is set to complete a permanent move to Torino in the January window according to Toro.It.

The Belgian, who joined the Premier League side in 2019, is currently on loan at Torino and the Italian club are now keen on making his stay permanent at the club.

Xavi confirms Barcelona in talks with Endrick's father


Bayern Munich enter race to sign Declan Rice


Bayern Munich are reportedly the latest club to join the race in signing England international and West Ham midfielder Declan Rice according to Fichajes.

Other than the Bundesliga giants, Manchester United and Chelsea are also keen on signing the 23-year-old player.

Declan Rice England 2022
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Newcastle set to hire Paul Midgley as Head of Youth Recruitment


Arsenal eyeing swap deal to re-sign Bennacer


Arsenal are planning to re-sign their former midfielder Ismael Benacer from AC Milan according to Calcio Mercato Web.

The Gunners are even ready to offer Thomas Partey as part of a swap deal to bring back the Algerian to the Emirates.

Mason Mount wants a new improved deal at Chelsea


Chelsea midfielder and England international Mason Mount has reportedly rejected a new £200,000 per week offer according to Daily Mail.

Mount reportedly wants £300,000 per week as wages similar to his teammate Raheem Sterling and only then will he sign a new contract.

Chelsea want to sign Toney next season


Chelsea are firmly interested in signing Brentford star Ivan Toney next season according to GiveMeSport.

Journalist Pete O’Rourke suggested, "think Chelsea long-term will be looking to bring in a number nine, probably this summer. I don’t think Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is the long-term answer due to his form and his age probably. So, I think Chelsea will be looking at him [Toney]. If you’re looking at Premier League strikers and ones that are probably more gettable than others, Ivan Toney definitely comes into the reckoning."

Toney Brentford

Moukoko ready to stay back at Dortmund


Arsenal set to place a second offer for Palmeiras' Danilo


Arsenal are likely to place a second bid for Palmeiras midfielder Danilo according to journalist Jorge Nicola.

The Gunners had their first bid for the player rejected earlier this year but they are now reportedly willing to place a second bid of €25m.

Christopher Vivell set to be appointed as new Chelsea technical director


Real Madrid want Lisandro Martinez


Real Madrid have reportedly shown interest in signing Manchester United's star defender Lisandro Martinez as per Defensa Central.

The Argentine defender has been a consistent performer for the Red Devils ever since he joined the club from Ajax this summer and it would take a massive offer from Los Blancos to convince Manchester United to let the player leave only after one season.

Lisandro Martinez Manchester United 2022-23

Spurs set to offer a huge deal to Harry Kane


Tottenham Hotspur are all set to offer a new bumper deal to their star forward Harry Kane according to Football Insider.

Kane's current contract with the club is valid until 2024 but the North London side are ready to offer a new and a much improved deal to retain his services at the club.

Harry Kane Tottenham 2022-23

Mount rejects latest contract offer


Mason Mount has rejected Chelsea's latest contract offer, thought to be £200,000, according to the Daily Mail.

Mount apparently seeks parity with fellow England star Raheem Sterling although Chelsea are still confident of getting their young talisman to sign.

Young Argentine midfielder to join Sporting CP


Sporting have secured the signing of young Rosario Central midfielder Mateo Tanlongo, with the 19-year-old set to join in January, reports Fabrizio Romano.

He will sign a contract until 2027.

Memphis could return to Manchester United


Barcelona winger Memphis Depay could make a sensational return to Manchester United, with fellow Dutchman Erik ten Hag keen on bringing him back, says Florian Plettenberg.

Memphis has fallen down the pecking at Barcelona since Ronald Koeman was sacked but is with the Netherlands squad at the World Cup.

AC Milan revive interest in Chelsea winger


Hakim Ziyech could be making the move to Serie A, with AC Milan hoping to re-open talk with Chelsea following a failed move in the summer according to 90 min.

Ziyech has been a bit-part player for Chelsea under Graham Potter and the player refused to rule out a move in the January transfer window after Morocco's game against Croatia.

European giants want World Cup star Gakpo (Timmer)


The 23-year-old winger has been on fire for club and country so far this season and some of the world's biggest clubs are starting to pay attention.

The news out of the Netherlands is that his agent will be holding talks with potential buyers after the World Cup, with Manchester United, Real Madrid, Liverpool and Bayern Munich in the hunt, according to Marco Timmer.

Gakpo has already scored twice in this tournament.