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Camp Nou star to sign fresh terms
Marc-Andre ter Stegen is now a matter of days away from signing a contract extension at Barcelona, claims Mundo Deportivo.
The Germany international goalkeeper, who has been locked in talks for some time, is set to extend his association with the Camp Nou club through to 2025.
Bayern Munich youngster Joshua Zirkzee has said that a proposed loan move did not come to fruition purely because “there was too little time on deadline day”.
Speaking to Algemeen Dagblad, the striker addressed rumours of talks with Feyenoord and the arrival of fellow frontman Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.
“I’ve never spoken to Feyenoord,” he said. “And who says I won’t get any minutes at Bayern? It’s up to me to accept the competition from Choupo-Moting.”
Bernard is looking for a way out of Everton, with his agent revealing that a January exit will be sought after missing out on a move in the summer window.
Adrian Spadoto has told LaRoma24: “We tried to convince Everton to let him go, but they did not agree.Not even on loan.I think so January, the player could be sold for around€7 million £6m/$8m.”
Mario Gotze’s arrival at PSV on deadline day may have been the club’s headline news, but the addition of Bayern Munich’s Adrian Fein on loan could turn out to be another good bit of business.
The 21-year-old winger has joined the Eredivisie side on a season-long loan deal, but ED reports that the Dutch side can make the transfer permanent for around €6m (£5m/$7m)
David Brooks will not be heading to Uniteds in Manchester or Sheffield, claims Football Insider.
The Red Devils and Blades have both been linked with the 23-year-old playmaker, but Bournemouth intend to fend off any advances.
West Ham are keen on prising Josh King away from Bournemouth, according to Sky Sports.
A domestic window in England remains open until October 16, meaning that the Hammers could reach an agreement with the Cherries following their relegation into the Championship.
Cagliari director Pierluigi Carta admits to having made a last-ditch bid to lure Radja Nainggolan away from Inter, and he may try again in January.
He has said: “On the evening of deadline day, (President Tommaso) Giulini’s phone rang and it was Inter. He was sure that he could find a solution, but after 15-20 minutes, he looked more upset and disconsolate than I’d ever seen him before, because he realised there was no way it could work.
“In the meantime, I got the all-clear from Napoli to sign Adam Ounas. The President tried to the last minute to get Nainggolan, but at the end of the day, we had to let it go.”
Inter wanted trade agreement with Blues
Inter attempted to put a swap deal in place involving Christian Eriksen and N’Golo Kante during the summer transfer window, claims Calciomercato.
The Serie A giants saw their proposal knocked back by Chelsea, with the Blues holding no interest in reaching such an agreement.
Arsenal were left frustrated on deadline day when Bayer Leverkusen walked away from a deal for Sead Kolasinac, reports the Daily Star.
The Bosnian defender was among those the Gunners were eager to offload, but no agreement was reached with Bundesliga suitors.
Independiente MedellIn have reached a transfer agreement with LAFC for Jesus Murillo, the club has confirmed.
The 26-year-old is now set to have a medical with the MLS side before sealing the move.
Edouard Mendy has returned toChelseaafter suffering an injury while on international duty withSenegal.
Mendy has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence since joiningRennesfromReimsin the summer of 2019.
The 28-year-old shot-stopper helped theLigue 1outfit qualify for theChampions Leaguefor the first time last season, attracting the attention of Premier League giants Chelsea in the process.
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West Ham are looking at several Championship players as they look to strengthen this month, claims the Daily Star.
A centre-back is David Moyes’ top priority withCardiff City’s Sean Morrison,Watford’s Craig Dawson and Bournemouth’s Steve Cook all being looked at.
QPR’s Ryan Manning and Swansea’sMatt Grimes are also potential targets.
Manchester City’s chances of locking down Kevin De Bruyne are looking better after “positive discussions” with his legal representatives, reports The Times.
The club want to offer the Belgian a new five-year deal that could be signed in the coming months.
De Bruyne is reportedly happy to see out the rest of his career at City after joining them in 2015.
West Ham are contemplating whether to meet Bournemouth’s £17.5 million ($22m) asking price for striker Joshua King, according to The Guardian.
King wants a return to the Premier League and David Moyes is eager to strengthen his frontline.
West Brom are also showing interest but are unlikely to meet King’scurrent asking price.
The Italian coach is keen to work again
Former Chelsea and Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri is attracting interest from several Serie A sides, reports Tutto Mercato Web.
Fiorentina and Roma are looming as his most likely destinations at this stage.
Sarri was sacked by Juventus at the end of last season but is still contracted to the club and is currrently seeking a termination to allow him to work again.
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane believes manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be sacked by the club sooner or later after their 6-1 defeat against Tottenham.
“Ultimately, I think it will cost Ole his job. With the players he’s got there,” Keane told ITV Sport.
“I’ve said it before, they threw the previous manager Mourinho under the bus and they’ll do exactly the same to Ole.”
Inter midfielder Ashley Young has declared his desire to end his playing career with Watford.
“If I could go back and play thereagain, I would walk from Italy right now because it’s what I know, it’s where I come from and it’s what allowed me to be who I am and get where I am,” Young told Watford’s Golden Tales podcast.
“For me, at my age now, and you can ask my family, you can ask my agent, if I had the opportunity to go back and finish my career at Watford, I would jump at the chance.”
D.C. United have confirmed the departure of head coach Ben Olsen.
Assistant Chad Ashton has been named interim manager, with Olsen leaving his role after 10 years in charge.
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