The summer transfer period was different from any other period. See all the major deals and check out how we rank the biggest deals. And just because the window is closed until January, that doesn’t mean the rumors won’t keep coming. Here’s the latest gossip and speculation.
The most important story: Barcelona stars may be transferred
Barcelona’s next coach Xavi Hernandez is set to allow Sergio BusquetsAnd Gerrard PiqueAnd Sergi Roberto And Jordi Alba Moving forward as he looks to free up wages and space on his team for the next generation, El Nacional reports.
The report claims that Xavi is looking to make some big changes with these four big members set to leave.
Alba, 32, has reportedly been offered the opportunity to move to Paris Saint-Germain in the summer. Former teammate Lionel Messi is said to be keen to be linked with the left-back once again, as the duo got the best of each other during their time at Camp Nou.
Although Messi has started the process, Ligue 1 is open to a potential move as he will add depth to the left side along with the summer loan. Nuno Mendes.
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14.53 GMT: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer He is expected to survive the international break and stay in charge of Manchester United’s next game against Watford, sources have told ESPN’s Rob Dawson.
The Norwegian has spoken to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward since the disappointing 2-0 defeat to Manchester City on Saturday, but he has not yet given any indication that he is ready to be sacked.
Sources close to Solskjaer, 48, accept that he is weak after a streak of six defeats in 12 matches but insist he has been asked to begin preparations for the trip to Vicarage Road on November 20, and that he remains confident the situation will turn around. .
Mark Ogden describes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a limp, but believes Man United are committed to him for now.
14.30 GMTNacional newspaper says Manchester City may ask for a Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong As part of the wing deal Raheem Sterling.
Sterling, 26, is growing frustrated with his lack of playing time at City, and Barcelona need to refine their extensive options.
But City will play hard and may demand that 24-year-old de Jong be included in any deal.
13.35 GMT: Alexandre LacazetteArsenal’s career remains unclear, although the striker has received more minutes this month.
Lacazette, 30, is yet to sign a new contract as his terms expire at the end of the season. The Frenchman is wanted by Atletico Madrid, who see him as a cheaper option than FC Salzburg star Karim Adeyemi, according to La Razon.
Atletico are keen to seal a deal, while Lacazette is also happy to move to La Liga as he doesn’t think he has a future in the Emirates.
13.23 GMT: Barcelona’s new coach cure: “stretch Ousmane DembeleWe held it high, yes! He could be the best player in the world in his position.”
Xavi quickly put his cards on Dembele. He urges Laporta to renew his contract and says, if he is trained well, he will be one of the best players in the world in his position. “En crack Mundial”
– Samuel Marsden (@samuelmarsden) November 8, 2021
13.04 GMT: Hindsight is great, but Manchester United legend Gary Neville said he told the club so Joao Cancelo Five years ago.
Valencia Neville was sacked in March 2016 after a short stint as coach, but Cancelo caught his eye before the Portuguese full-back moved 40 million euros to Juventus in 2018 and then Manchester City a year later for 35 million euros plus Danilo.
“He was a very young player in Valencia, but you could see an exceptional talent,” Neville said on his Sky Sports podcast. “I’ve made calls to England, you can imagine which club I’m talking about [Manchester United]”If you’re going to take a young player, he’s a player you’re going to take,” he said. He and Andre Gomes felt they were an exceptional talent who could come in and oversee the Premier League.”
For what he’s worth, Andre Gomes moved to Barcelona for €35m in 2016 and then to Everton, but has struggled with injury for the past few years.
12.29 GMT: will Antonio Conte Getting the best out of Spurs?
Steve Nicholl sees improvement in Tottenham’s defense and energy level after their 0-0 draw at Everton.
11.55 GMT: Belgium coach Roberto Martinez insisted he was not worried about him Eden HazardThe situation in Real Madrid.
Hazard, 30, has been getting limited minutes in Madrid so far this season – with Vinicius Jr He excelled in his preferred position on the left wing – and he has been linked with a return to the Premier League in January.
“It’s an unusual situation. We didn’t expect it to be like this, but that’s football,” Martinez told Belgium’s HLN. “He’s doing well medically, he’s perfectly fit… We know he’s working the extra mile to keep himself as fit as possible.
“This international break is a great opportunity to play. Am I worried? It’s not an ideal situation. But we don’t worry until Eden stops enjoying football. Now, that’s still the case.”
Hazard has made four appearances and made six appearances as a substitute in La Liga this season, the most recent of which was an unidentified 10-minute incident against Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.
11.11 GMT: Roma are in contact with Real Madrid over a possible January transfer deal according to Corriere dello Sport, with a future Borja Mayoral, Lucas Vazquez, Nacho Fernandez And Danny Ceballos Everything is on the agenda.
Jose Mourinho’s side have struggled so far this season – finishing sixth in the Serie A table after a 3-2 defeat to Venezia this weekend – prompting the coach to demand an overhaul of his side, the newspaper reported.
Mayoral, who scored 17 goals for Roma last season and on loan again this season, did not convince Mourinho, who is instead keen on Vazquez, midfielder Nacho and midfielder Ceballos, who is recovering from a serious ankle injury.
Corriere dello Sport said Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti would be willing to let Vazquez go, but would prefer to stick with Ceballos.
10.40 GMT: Barcelona has an exit, as you can read above, as well as Real Madrid.
AS reported that if the club moved Gareth Leiden Hazard Isco And Marcelo Then they can save 108 million euros overall.
Luka Jovic And Jesus Vallejo It’s also being talked about, with Real Madrid looking to raise money for signings Kylian Mbappe From Paris Saint-Germain and Erling Haaland From Borussia Dortmund.
10.03 GMT: Sergio Ramos is not looking to pull out of Paris Saint-Germain, although he has yet to make his debut with his new club.
Ramos, 35, moved to Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer this summer from Real Madrid and is struggling with an injury. Speculation mounted that the defender might end his career, but his brother and agent Rene dismissed such talk.
“Sergio Ramos does not intend to retire or terminate his contract,” he told El Mundo newspaper. “There is no doubt about Sergio. It is a physical problem, he will play when he can.”
09.28 GMT: The coach of Spanish third-tier club Extremadura was sent off during Sunday’s 2-1 defeat to Dukes Internacional for rocking one of his players off the bench while telling him: “Start looking for a team” before being dismissed by the rest of the coaches. Work crew.
In the 90th minute, the referee showed Manuel Mosquera Straight red after learning of the incident with the Gambian striker Musa Drama On the bench in Extremadura.
Musa, 19, reportedly refused to enter the match in the 90th minute to the disappointment of Mosquera.
“I didn’t like Moses’ attitude,” said Mosquera after the match. “The referee sent me off because he thought I insulted the player, and I did not insult him, even though I acted aggressively. I saw that Musa was not keen on playing.
“I think one has to enter the field with a different attitude. He has to learn. It’s not normal for me to do it like this, but things have to be seen. I don’t regret what happened with Musa, I could have done it differently, but I don’t regret it.”
08.52 GMT: Wolverhampton coach Bruno Lage denied this Adama TraoreThe player’s recent first-team exit period has nothing to do with his contract status.
Traore’s contract expires at the end of next season, with Sky reporting there has been no breakthrough in talks over a new deal.
The 25-year-old Spain international winger hasn’t scored any goals or assisted this season, prompting him to move to the bench in both of Wolff’s matches over the past week.
When asked about Traore, Lage told reporters: “That’s the question every time. When you’re looking for the starting team we want, every time we have to make decisions.
“We play with Adama also against Leeds and we don’t have chances to go in the transitional period. Well, I understand your question and certainly we are thinking about it.
“We are trying to understand the game and find spaces to play with Ryan [Ait-Nouri] and Nielsen [Semedo] Because they are in good locations. We try to see, especially from the back, whether our midfielders are pressing and to find Hwang Hee-chan and Francisco Trincao between the lines.
“After that, we go and attack the defensive line but for that we need to make good decisions from behind and find spaces, which is why when I look at the match, it was not a good performance.”
08.00 GMT: Aston Villa studying methods Steven Gerrard And Ralph Hessenhuttl to replace Dean Smith as manager, the Daily Telegraph reports.
Villa Smith was sacked on Sunday after a run of five straight defeats in the Premier League, with a 1-0 loss on Friday in Southampton Smith’s last game. Smith’s last victory was on September 25 when Villa beat Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford.
According to the Telegraph, Rangers boss Gerrard is a candidate after leading Glasgow to the Scottish title last season, and the former Liverpool captain has been in touch with Villa chief executive Christian Purslow since his time at Anfield.
Steve Nicholl says Manchester United are not getting close to their rivals with Manchester City on the verge of winning.
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Manchester City are looking to move to Juventus defender Matisse de Ligt, says El Nacional. The 22-year-old is said to be ready to leave Serie A with agent Mino Raiola tasked with finding a new destination for him. Barcelona were interested, but their financial problems opened up an opportunity for Pep Guardiola to beat the Netherlands international, although it would take a €150m release clause to do so.
Real Madrid and Newcastle United are interested in the Liverpool striker Mohamed SalahAccording to Calciomercato. The Egyptian international’s contract expired in 2023 and with no new deal agreed, clubs are said to be considering the move.
Inter Milan are interested in the Real Madrid midfielder Danny CeballosAccording to SportMediaSet. The 25-year-old has been struggling with an ankle injury since the summer but is unlikely to participate eggs In the future, as the midfielder is looking to move forward for more playing time.
– Juan Cuadrado Juventus’ contract renewal date is approaching, Calciomercato reports. The former Chelsea man’s contract expired in the summer but the old lady is hoping to keep him for a little longer. The deal contains a clause that has another general option, with the 33-year-old potentially remaining until 2024.
International midfielder Marcelo Brozovic He hopes to remain at the club and has set the terms of his renewal, says Calciomercato. The Croatian international has been linked to several clubs due to the expiration of his contract at the end of the season. The report claims that he is looking for 6 million euros a year to stay in Serie A.