Saturday 30th September 2017
‘Arsenal player wants to stay shocker!’, or at least more or less what Fleet Street will claim when they find out 25-year-old Jack Wilshere wants to stay at the Emirates.
Liverpool are likely to be told to ‘do one’ if they ask RB Leipzig about Naby Keita, 22, leaving in January.
And Liverpool are plum out of luck when it comes to Geoffery Kondogbia. The 24-year old will disappoint them and Tottenham by making his move to Valencia permanent next summer.
On loan from Chelsea, Kurt Zouma, 22, is worth £40m, according to Stoke City manager Mark Hughes as he talks himself out of a bid to make the move permanent.
Troy Deeney, 29, will be able to compare notes with Johnny Evans on what it’s like to nearly sign for Arsenal. That’s if West Brom make an offer for the Watford striker in January.
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Everton are on the look out for a new striker. They might try Ademola Lookman, 19, in their own squad. If they don’t, Tottenham are interested in the youngster.
Atletico Madrid face a nervous wait as UEFA decide whether or not they are in breach of FFP regulations over the £57.5m signing of Diego Costa, 28, from Chelsea.
To the dismay of the Toon Army, Rafael Benitez has yet to be offered a new contract by Newcastle United.
Thomas Tuchel is favourite to take over at Bayern Munich having spoken to Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Friday.