•  Barcelona are in talks with Manchester City for Ferran Torres. The  Spain winger is keen to join Barcelona, according to @gerardromero.
  • Sassuolo’s Domenico Berardi has chosen Fiorentina already even though La Viola have had a bid rejected for the Italian, reports @AlfredoPedulla.
  • Mauricio Pochettino remains interested in taking the Manchester United job and would not be put off by Ralf Rangnick’s presence in a consultancy role, according to the Guardian.
  • Manchester City will step up their attempts to secure Raheem Sterling to a long-term contract following interest from Barcelona, according to the Telegraph.
  • Lokomotiv Moscow board have agreed to let Ralf Rangnick to go to Manchester United. He will sign his contract at the beginning of next week and will be in charge against Arsenal, reports SPORT1.
  • Ousmane Dembele is unhappy with the terms Barcelona have offered in his new contract. Newcastle United are circling and are willing to offer more bonus on signing. His current Barcelona deal runs out this summer, according to Foot Mercato.
  • Erling Haaland’s number one choice this summer is Real Madrid. He has already told his relatives, but he has not made a final decision yet and the Premier League still attracts him. His priority will not be money, but the project that will be proposed to him, says GOAL.
  • AC Milan have renewed head coach Stefano Pioli’s contract until 2023, source AC Milan.
  • Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa is being touted for a loan move to Lazio, according to Calciomercato.
  • Chelsea are plotting an £84 million {$112m} move for Juventus winger Federico Chiesa , according to Calciomercato.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are eyeing Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe, according to El Nacional.
  • Tottenham are planning to return with another approach for Sttutgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic next summer, reports Fussball Transfers.
  • Inter Milan, AC Milan and Napoli are all chasing the signature of Torino striker Andrea Belotti, according to Calciomercato.
  • Manchester United have joined the race to sign Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic, Daily Mail reports.
  • Liverpool are considering January move for Watford winger Ismaila Sarr, according to Calciomercato.
  • Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are both tracking Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette, according to Calciomercato.
  • Real Betis have turned down an approach from Trabzonspor for Cristiano Tello, AS claims.
  • Ivan Perisic is leaving the door open to a contract renewal at Inter.
  • Napoli are looking to sign Dries Mertens to a new contract, but are asking him to accept a lower wage.
  • Tottenham manager Antonio Conte is keen on a move for Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, according to the Transfer Window Podcast.
  • Paris Saint-Germain have started talks with Zinedine Zidane about replacing Mauricio Pochettino, claims Le Parisien.
  • Barcelona are considering making a move for for Basel striker Arthur Cabral, according to Goal.
  • Sheffield United have sacked Slavisa Jokanovic after their disappointing start to the season in the Championship.
  • Ronald Araujo’s contract talks at Barcelona are being complicated by reported interest from Premier League clubs, according to ESPN.

                                                                           QUOTE OF THE DAY

                          “Once you move to a direct rival, the love story is over.” Jose Mourinho.