Monday’s Transfer News Roundup

  • Sport say Raheem Sterling has told Premier League champions Manchester City he wants to join La Liga giants Barcelona.
  • Barca and City are among the clubs interested in Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette, per Fichajes.
  • The Sun reports Newcastle United are looking to sign Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic. The Serbian international, who scored twice to sink Milan on Saturday, has been linked with City, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Inter, Atletico Madrid, Tottenham and Arsenal.
  • Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid are set to go head-to-head for the signature of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger, says Mundo Deportivo. The Germany international is a free agent at season’s end. FC Bayern are also believed to be interested.
  • PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino is interested in joining Manchester United at the end of the season, reports Times Sport.
  • Zinedine Zidane has rejected Manchester United once again. He doesn’t speak English and his wife does not want to leave there. PSG have their sights on Zuzu and Pochettino could be appointed by United if he loses his job in Paris, [@partidazocope]
  • New Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard wants to sign Croatia left-back Borna Barisic,29, from the former club Rangers, says Daily Record.
  • Everton manager Rafael Benitez says the club will look to sign players in January as English winger Damarai Grey,25, became the latest addition to their injury list in defeat by Manchester City, according to Liverpool Echo.
  • PSG forward Lionel Messi,34, is not planning on returning to FC Barcelona after president Joan Laporta suggested the Spanish club could re-sign the Argentina captain in the future, reports AS.
  • New Barcelona boss Xavi is interested in signing Algeria striker Baghdad Bounedjah,29, from former club Al-Sadd in Qatar.[Sport – in Spanish]
  • Leeds United are closing in on Espanyol attacker Mateo Fernandez – according to La Grada
  • Arthur Melo’s agent is pushing for a move to the Premier League for the Juve midfielder – according to El Gol Digital.
  • Milan are working on a new contract for Rafael Leao amid interest from Manchester City – according to Calciomercato.
  • Inter are planning to move for Lille striker Jonathan David in January – according to Telefoot.
  • Paris Saint-Germain have dropped interest in Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland – according to El Nacional.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wants Luis Enrique to be Manchester United’s new manager – according to Sky Sports.
  • Roma and Juventus are vying for the signature of PSG midfielder Leandro Paredes – according to Calciomercato.
  • West Ham United are planning to revive their interest in Clermont striker Mohamed Bayo – reports The Sun.
  • Andreas Christensen is in line for a new contract at Chelsea – according to El Nacional.



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