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England defender Harry Maguire
, 30, has threatened to leave Manchester United if he continues to struggle for regular first-team football under manager Erik ten Hag.
Barcelona are weighing up a move for 31-year-old Arsenal and Italy midfielder Jorginho.
Real Madrid have extended the contracts of France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, 20, and Uruguay midfielder Federico Valverde, 25, until 2028, with both deals including release clauses of £1bn.
(COPE – in Spanish)
Jesse Lingard has boosted his chances of a move to Saudi Arabian club Al-Ettifaq after scoring for Steven Gerrard’s side in a friendly on Wednesday. The England
forward, 30, has been without a club since leaving Nottingham Forest this summer.
have added Napoli and Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen, 24, to their list of January transfer targets.
Bayer Leverkusen’s Spanish boss Xabi Alonso, 41, has a clause in his contract which would allow him to become manager of any of his former clubs – Liverpool, Real Madrid or Bayern Munich – as early as next summer.
(Bild, via Mail)
West Ham, Brighton, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth are interested in 27-year-old Stuttgart and Guinea forward Serhou Guirassy, who is the leading goalscorer in the Bundesliga so far this season.
are set to extend the contracts of English full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 25, and Sweden centre-back Victor Lindelof, 29, but will take their time before deciding on 27-year-old France forward Anthony Martial’s future.
Former Tottenham boss Antonio Conte has rejected the chance to become Napoli’s next manager, with the Italian, 54, preferring to wait for opportunities elsewhere.
Napoli also have former Spain, Real Madrid, Sevilla and Wolves coach Julen Lopetegui on their list of possible replacements for Rudi Garcia.
(Relevo – in Spanish)
Roma manager Jose Mourinho is interested in signing 29-year-old England defender Eric Dier, whose contract at Tottenham runs out in 2024.
(Calciomercato – in Italian)
Juventus are keen on signing Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 28, in January.
(Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)
Inter Milan have their sights on West Ham and Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Soucek, 28.
(Calciomercato – in Italian)
Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 26, wants to leave Aston Villa after falling out with manager Unai Emery.
Barcelona are monitoring Porto’s 22-year-old Argentine midfielder Alan Varela, Royal Antwerp and Belgium Under-21 midfielder Arthur Vermeeren, along with Bayer Leverkusen and Germany’s Florian Wirtz, 20, as they look to strengthen their midfield next season.
(Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)
Arsenal are also interested in 18-year-old Vermeeren, who is valued at around £15m.
Former Paris-St Germain boss Christophe Galtier, 57, is close to becoming the new manager of Qatari side Al-Duhail.