The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Newcastle target 4 Manchester United stars
The Saudi-backed Magpies will target moves for striker Anthony Martial, midfielders Donny van de Beek and Jesse Lingard, and defender Eric Bailly once the January transfer window opens.
All four Manchester United players have struggled for regular opportunities. Therefore, with a huge transfer kitty behind them, Newcastle plan to make a move for the out-of-favor quadruple. [Mirror]
Barcelona play down Haaland hopes
Barcelona vice-president Rafael Yuste has admitted he doesn’t see Erling Haaland arriving at Camp Nou.
The Borussia Dortmund striker’s reported €75 million release clause comes into force next summer. Several clubs are expected to bid for him, including Real Madrid and Manchester United. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]
Fernandes is a ‘priority’ for Manchester United
Bruno Fernandes contract extension is considered ‘priority’ by Manchester United board since last July. Negotiations still ongoing about salary and lenght of the contract. 🔴 #MUFC
Luke Shaw is still included in Man Utd ‘renewals list’ too – waiting for Paul Pogba decision.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 10, 2021
Neymar to retire from international football?
The 29-year-old forward has claimed he expects next year’s World Cup to be his last and isn’t sure if he has ‘the strength of mind to deal with football anymore’.
Return of the Ox for Arsenal?
The Gunners are allegedly plotting a shock reunion with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The 28-year-old left the Emirates in 2017 to join Liverpool, but several injuries have caused him to slip down the pecking order. In need of regular football, he is considering his future.
Former Arsenal teammate Mikel Arteta, who is now the club’s manager, is considering a six-month loan offer in January, with a buy option included at the end of the season. [The Sun]