What the newspapers say
Barcelona and Real Madrid are interested in signing Leicester Yuri Tielemans if he’s available next summer, Athletic reports. The 24-year-old Belgium international has aroused the interest of several clubs as he has become one of the First The best midfielders in the League during his time with the Foxes. Leicester have so far resisted any attempt to lure him elsewhere but may find it difficult to resist significant offers from Spanish giants Barca and Real.
Liverpool are keeping a close eye on the former Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma after his good start with new club Villarreal, according to Voetbal International. The 24-year-old Dutchman joined the LaLiga squad last month and has so far been impressive in five appearances, including two off the bench. Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp is said to see Danjuma as a possible future Sadio Mane replacement.
West Ham want to sign Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie, reports Football Insider. The 23-year-old USA international has shone in Serie A this season and is seen by the Hammers as a possible replacement for Declan rice, since the England midfielder is expected to leave the club next summer, after rejecting contract extension offers. Juventus are said to be open to selling McKennie although they only signed him from Schalke this summer.
Chelsea and Liverpool are interested in Newcastle and France winger Allan Saint Maximin, says Calciomercato. The 24-year-old was a glimmer of hope amid a grim start to the season for the winless Magpies. He was linked with a Â£ 40million move to Everton last summer, but Newcastle managed to keep him. However, he has made it clear that he would like to be at a club that wins trophies.
Jose mourinho would be keen to attract the midfielder Tanguy Ndombele from his former club Tottenham to Roma, according to Calciomercato. Mourinho had a strained relationship with the 24-year-old Frenchman during their time together at Spurs, but he is now believed to be seen as an ideal candidate to bolster his midfielder in Rome.
Overview of social networks
Arsenal in transfer battle with AC Milan for 22-year-old Club Brugge sensationhttps://t.co/tFFMJIatLz
– Le Soleil Football (@TheSunFootball) September 29, 2021
Bayern Munich boss plays down Antonio Rudiger free transfer rumorshttps://t.co/jU0CX4YmBh
– Sun football â½ (@TheSunFootball) September 29, 2021
Players to watch
AndrÃ© Onana: The 25-year-old Cameroonian goalkeeper has been linked with Arsenal after contract extension talks with Ajax broke off, Voetbal International reports.
Serge Aurier: The 28-year-old former Tottenham right-back has sparked interest from Real Madrid, according to the Daily Star.
Luis Diaz: The Colombian Porto midfielder, 24, has sparked interest from Liverpool, according to The Independent.
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