The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Real Madrid eye shock move for Premier League Golden Boot winner
Tottenham striker Son Heung-min has emerged as a potential transfer target for Real Madrid.
Despite signing a four-year contract with Tottenham in 2021, Son is apparently open to a new challenge. The 2021/22 Premier League Golden Boot winner will consider his future in the coming months. His stance, therefore, has caused Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti to keep tabs on him. [Sport1 – in German]
Ten Hag wants to keep Ronaldo…on one condition
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag would like to keep Cristiano Ronaldo until the end of the season.
However, if Ronaldo is to see out the rest of his contract, the 37-year-old must accept a reduced role at Old Trafford. If he cannot, Ten Hag and the United board will allow him to find a new club in the January transfer window. [Athletic – subscription required]
Unai Emery leaves Villarreal to become the new Aston Villa manager
Aston Villa is delighted to announce the appointment of Unai Emery as the club's new Head Coach. 🟣
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) October 24, 2022
Barcelona shortlist another potential Busquets replacement
The Blaugrana have identified Ajax midfielder Edson Alvarez as a potential successor for Sergio Busquets.
Alvarez is the latest midfielder to be linked with a transfer to Camp Nou after the likes of Wolves’ Ruben Neves and Chelsea’s Jorginho. He was on Chelsea’s radar in the previous transfer window. However, while the Blues submitted a €50 million offer for his services, Ajax rejected it. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]
Tottenham are confident Kane will stay
Tottenham want to tie striker Harry Kane down to a new long-term contract.
The 29-year-old England captain’s current deal runs until June 2024 in north London. While recent reports have linked him with a transfer to Bayern Munich, Spurs are confident he will commit his future to the Premier League club. [90min]
Michael Carrick takes over at Middlesbrough
— Middlesbrough FC (@Boro) October 24, 2022
Ramos could get a new deal from PSG
Paris Saint-Germain might offer Sergio Ramos a new one-year contract, with an option for an additional 12 months included.
This stance marks a big turnaround in fortunes for Ramos. The 36-year-old had an injury-ravaged debut campaign after his free transfer from Real Madrid in 2021, but things have improved this season. He has made 15 appearances in all competitions, which is already two more than he managed all last season. [Ekrem Konur]