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Friday’s transfer rumors – Arsenal identify Lacazette replacement

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Arsenal identify Lacazette replacement

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin could replace Alexandre Lacazette at Arsenal in next summer’s transfer window.

Lacazette is out of contract at the end of the season and appears set to end a four-year stay at the Emirates. Therefore, Arsenal plan to target Calvert-Lewin as a replacement. The 24-year-old is under contract at Everton until 2025, but the club could sell him to raise funds at an opportune moment. [Mirror]

Cavani wants Barcelona move

Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani reportedly has his sights set on a transfer to Barcelona next summer.

Read the full story here on Ace Football.

Jonathan Ikone to join Fiorentina in January

Four England players on Newcastle’s transfer list

The Saudi-led Magpies have four English players on their radar ahead of the January transfer window.

These are Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard, Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks, Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley and Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier. [Telegraph – subscription required]

Lautaro reveals Messi talks over Barcelona move

The Inter Milan attacker has revealed he spoke with Lionel Messi about his future in 2020 amid interest from Barcelona.

Read the full story here on Ace Football.

Guardiola to join New York City?

Manchester City reportedly have plans lined up for manager Pep Guardiola to join sister club New York City FC in the MLS.

Guardiola, who spent a year in New York on sabbatical after leaving Barcelona in 2012, is under contract at City until 2023 and has already ruled out taking charge of another Premier League club.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss has revealed a desire to coach a South American national team in the past. [90min]

Arsenal ready to challenge Juventus for Vlahovic

The Gunners are prepared to step up their transfer interest in the Juventus-linked Dusan Vlahovic.

The 21-year-old Serbian striker does not wish to extend his Fiorentina contract, which expires in 2023. Juventus are the current favorites to sign him, although Arsenal are ready to rival the Italian giants. [Tuttosport – in Italian]

Dembele’s agent is the reason for stalled Barca talks

Ousmane Dembele’s agent is reportedly advising the forward not to sign a new contract at Barcelona.

The France international’s contract expires next summer. His situation has stirred interest from Premier League clubs Manchester United and Newcastle. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has recently admitted contract talks with Dembele have gone slower than desired. Read the full story here on Ace Football.