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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Five Man Utd players set for contract extensions

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Five Man Utd players set for contract extensions

Manchester United plan to trigger one-year contract extensions for David de Gea, Diogo Dalot, Luke Shaw, Fred, and Marcus Rashford before the January transfer window closes.

The five players have technically entered the final year of their respective contracts. However, given they are regular first-team starters, United have no intention of letting them go. The club board plans to activate an option that will extend their deals for another 12 months. [Manchester Evening News]

Loris Karius joins Newcastle for free

Ronaldo to reconsider a £211m transfer offer?

Despite having already rejected a £211 million per year offer from an unnamed Saudi Arabian club, Cristiano Ronaldo is reconsidering the proposal.

The Manchester United forward’s future remains up in the air and will probably remain the subject of intense speculation going into the January transfer window. [Mirror]

Kante rejects Chelsea contract offer

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has rejected a new two-year contract offer from Chelsea.

The 31-year-old Frenchman’s current deal at Stamford Bridge runs until the end of the season. He has previously drawn interest from French champions Paris Saint-Germain. [Athletic – subscription required]

Diego Costa completes Wolves transfer

Arsenal might send Marquinhos out on loan

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta might send winger Marquinhos out on loan to gain more regular game time. Therefore, he is considering a short-term replacement in the next transfer window.

The 19-year-old winger, who joined the club from Sao Paulo in the summer for €3.5 million, managed a goal and assist in his first-team debut last week in a Europa League match against FC Zurich, which Arsenal won 2-1. [FourFourTwo]

Gavi is close to a new Barcelona contract

Barcelona midfielder Gavi may sign a long-term contract extension at Camp Nou by Thursday. The deal will include a release clause of €1 billion.

The 18-year-old Spaniard, whose current deal expires next summer, has drawn interest from Liverpool and Bayern Munich in the past. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]

Thiago Motta becomes the new Bologna manager