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Friday’s transfer rumors – Arsenal shortlist 3 Leno replacements

Bernd Leno, Arsenal
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Arsenal shortlist 3 Leno replacements

The Gunners have shortlisted three goalkeepers as Bernd Leno eyes an exit in the January transfer window.

Leno, who has lost his spot as Arsenal’s No.1 to Aaron Ramsdale, is unhappy with his demoted status. Therefore, he could attempt an exit in 2022 rather than continue as a backup.

Ajax keeper Andre Onana, Barcelona no.2 Neto, and Brentford star David Raya are all under consideration. [Daily Mail]

Cavani to join Real Madrid?

Florentino Perez reportedly has eyes on signing Edinson Cavani from Manchester United.

While the Real Madrid president waits for Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland next summer, he wants to sign another striker on loan once the January transfer window opens.

Cavani, who may struggle to win favor at United following Cristiano Ronaldo’s return, is his most probable option. [El Nacional – in Catalan]

Rudiger-Chelsea still in contract talks

Phillips closes in on Leeds contract

Kalvin Phillips’ agent has announced that the midfielder wishes to stay at Leeds United and is close to signing a new contract.

The 25-year-old’s impressive performances in the Premier League under Marcelo Bielsa have reportedly made him a transfer target for Manchester United. [John Percy via Telegraph]

Sturridge joins Perth

Former Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City striker Daniel Sturridge has sealed a free transfer to A-League side Perth Glory in Australia.

The striker joins on a one-year contract after a stint at Turkish club Trabzonspor.

Will Werner leave Chelsea?

Timo Werner will consider his Blues future if he cannot win favor under Thomas Tuchel this season.

Out of his seven appearances in all competitions, Werner has started just three times for Chelsea. He hasn’t even played a minute of Champions League football so far.

The 25-year-old has recently fuelled talk of a reunion with his former Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann, who is now in charge of Bayern Munich, by switching to the Sports360 agency – the same one the coach uses. [Telegraph – subscription required]