Latest transfer talk and rumours, Ranieri, Zidane, Emerson, Arsenal, Chelsea, Man Utd, Man City

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Zinedine Zidane is the big talking point this Sunday, being talked up as the next manager at Bayern Munich taking over from current boss Niko Kovac. The mix of a generation shift and a new coach have not gone as planned.

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin is a target for Manchester United. The 32 year old Uruguay international has been an integral part of the Atletico team since joining back in 2010. A fee of £20 million could be what it takes for Mourinho to land his target.

Jose Mourinho will not be sitting still in the January transfer window, with Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar another possible target. The 23 year old Slovakian international is by many described as one of the most interesting central defender objects in Europe.

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The Sun reports that Brazilian full back Emerson is a target for both Arsenal and Chelsea. Atletico Mineiro, Emersons club, will be looking for a substantial fee to let their talented teenager leave. The 19 year old is being followed by many as he has progressed and shown great talent since joining from Ponte Preta.

Manchester City are out looking for new recruits despite a fantastic start to the season. Real Betis defender Junior Firpo is one on the list of Pep Guardiola. The 22 year old former Spain U.21 international is a prospect who will be followed.

The Netherlands are doing great in the Nations League and after their 2-0 win over France, a number of players in that line-up is currently being lined up as hot transfer object for Premier League clubs. 21 year old midfielder Frenkie de Jong is a man that soon can be a target, with Manchester City keen on the Ajax star.

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Liverpool are favorites in the chase for US sensation Christian Pulisic. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder, still only 20 years of age, is one attracting great attention with great performances in the Bundesliga at the moment. Jurgen Klopp are also said to be eager to try to break the bank to get his hands on the young Dutch sensation Matthijs de Ligt. A joint sum of £130 million is the expected fee to pay for the talented couple.

The future of Eric Bailly is uncertain. A bit of a turbulent period at Manchester United has not scared the major clubs off, with PSG being lined up as the next club for the Ivory Coast international.

Manchester United could be closing in on a deal for West Ham defender Declan Rice. The Republic of Ireland international is still only 19 years of age, and if Jose is ready to splash the cash it could a move happening.

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Big talk in the media today about a possible raid on Leicester City players from Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri, but so far the speculations are dismissed, but of course Claudio Ranieri knows how to get the best out of the foxes.

Claude Puel is currently looking for a clean up at Leicester City with too many players in his squad at the moment, struggling Premier League clubs such as Fulham and Cardiff could be among those trying to sign the fringe players at Leicester City.

Don’t be surprised if the name Danny Drinkwater turns up as a possible option for Claudio Ranieri when the January transfer window occurs. Olivier Giroud could also follow the former England midfielder the few miles from Stamford Bridge to Craven Cottage.


Latest football rumours and paper talk, Man Utd, Herrera, Real Madrid and Hazard

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The future of Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera looks to be elsewhere than Old Trafford. A move is believed to happen in January. Spanish and Italian clubs are believed to be tracking the Spaniard.

21 year old French international Tanguy Ndombele is a target for Mancheser City. The Lyon midfielder is being seen as a long term replacement for Fernandinho.

Chelsea are hopeful they can keep Eden Hazard long term with all the management uncertainty stopping a possible move to Real Madrid. Hazard is keen to get everything out of his career and of course to play for the Spanish giant would be a dream for everyone having a career in football.

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Paul Pogba is not a target for Juventus, as their manager Massimiliano Allegri is looking elsewhere in his chase for the ultimate signing. Pogba is now settling more and more into the Manchester United side and hopefully Jose Mourinho and his pupil will be able to keep winning and see that talk of the both leaving will disappear.

Elton John is still a massive Watford fan and ready to help out with his belief in certain players, wanting his club to sign Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton. Heaton is at the moment not first choice at Turf Moor and a move could happen in the near future.

Mauricio Pochettino is the favorite in a long line of candidates to take over at Real Madrid. The Tottenham Hotspur manager is the one people believe will be the next man in the hot seat at Real Madrid.

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Chelsea and Manchester City are leading the chase for Sunderland wonderkid Bali Mumba. The 17 year old has only made a handful of first team games with the Black Cats but that will not stop the two top clubs from trying to sign the midfielder.

Columbian midfielder Wilmar Barrios is a target for Tottenham. Barrios, currently with Boca Juniors, is seen as one of a group of very talented players in Argentinian football to get a chance with top clubs in Europe.

Marseille forward Kostas Mitroglou is a January transfer target for West Ham, being eyed as a possible loan cover for injured star Andriy Yarmolenko. Mitroglou is a traveller in football, he has previously played for Fulham, during a stay where he just played three times. His goalscoring record at other clubs has been one to notice.

Crystal Palace are struggling at the moment, but in their team they have a number of players who are interesting objects for other clubs. 20 year old Aaron Wan-Bissaka is a target for Everton and they could be willing to let Ademola Lookman go the other way.

Aaron Ramsey looks certain to leave Arsenal in January. Liverpool, Manchester United and even Tottenham are all being mentioned as a possible new destination, but if todays news about Bayern Munich being interested, they might be the preferred choice for the Wales international.

Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa is a target for Manchester United. Jose Mourinho could be eager to land the 21 year old Italian international who is seen as one of those being part of the long term future of national coach Roberto Mancini.

Latest football rumours and paper talk, Man City, Man Utd, Liverpool and Juventus

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Joe Gomez is close to signing a new and improved deal with Liverpool. The young and promising England defender is one Jurgen Klopp is eager to thigh up long term.

Raheem Sterling is another player that can look forward to a new and improved deal at The Etihad being a key player for Pep Guardiola keeping the home grown quote at the right ratio with quality assets.

Manchester City is closing in on Sporting Gijon youngster Pelayo Morilla. The 17 year old is just in his prime start with just a few first team appearances, but his potential is huge and being noticed at the bigger clubs.

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Jaap Stam is dreaming of a return to management, and his hopes are that one day he can land the post at Old Trafford and be following in the footsteps of Jose Mourinho. His first job in management at Reading FC, ended last season after a poor run of results.

Liverpool summer signing Fabinho is not happy with his start at Anfield, hopefully getting more first team appearances from start or if it might be a possibility to leave on loan or seeking a transfer in the near future.

Real Madrid are the only club that possibly will be able to lure Mohamed Salah away from Liverpool. The Egyptian could be among those players that the Spanish giants are looking to lure away from their current clubs.

A number of people have already been linked with the vacant manager position at Real Madrid, but the favorite looks to be Belgian boss Roberto Martinez. The former Everton manager is one who knows to treat stars and as a Spanish born of course eager to get this massive opportunity if it occurs.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is another manager that could be on the short list at Real Madrid, and a move back to Spain were he once was in charge of Espanyol. This could be a massive blow for a team looking to have made the best bond possible under their current manager.

Paris are the club in front, chasing Man Utd forward Alexis Sanchez. On the other hand two of their best players Neymar and Kylian Mbappe could be players close to moves away next summer.

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Ajax left back Nicolas Tagliafico is a player chased by a number of clubs with Arsenal favorites in the run for the Argentinian international. A fee of only £8 million could be enough to get the player to The Emirates.

Barcelona, Juventus and Paris are eager to get a possible move for Paul Pogba moving. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich could also be in line to try to find a solution for the player that in many ways is not used in the best way possible according to his national coach Didier Deschamps.

Juan Mata is one player that could be on the move in January, with Juventus those reported to be most eager to try to win the race for his signature. The Spaniard has been a bit in and out at Manchester United and a more regular starting role might be triggering.

Phil Foden could be on the move to get more regular first team football. The Man City youngster rated as one of the most talented players in the World at the moment is still young but that will probably not stop Borussia Dortmund who are known for bringing forward young and talented players, one great example is another Englishman Jadon Sancho.

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