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After being heavily linked with a loan move to AC Milan, Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches is now a Liverpool transfer target. Bayern Munich are willing to let him go on loan and the teenager is desperate for more playing time. Jürgen Klopp wants him on a permanent deal. (SportBild)


Antoine Griezmann is Barcelona’s first choice in the ever-growing list of players they want to replace Neymar. Reports suggest he could cost as much as €200m (£178m). (Sport)

Talk of Neymar’s protracted move to Paris Saint-Germain continues to rumble on. Now the debate centres on who pays the tax on the deal. Barcelona are not willing to budge on the price of their Brazilian unless Marco Verratti’s name is thrown into the mix. The Italian, a Barcelona transfer target, is a key part of PSG’s project. (Marca)

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has refused to comment on the future of want-away Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who is reportedly keen on a return to Atleti. The Argentine coach said he would concentrate on the people he had at the club and was proud of the way they’d held on to their important players. (Marca)

Gareth Bale’s position at Real Madrid is under threat. Questions are being asked regarding what he brings to the team, with every goal he scores having cost the club €2m (£1.79m) so far since he joined from Spurs in 2014. (AS)


In the ever-changing soap opera that is Neymar’s potential switch to PSG, the Brazilian is not expected to have his medical until next week. If that is the case, it wouldn’t be in Doha as reported on Monday, but back in Paris. (L’Equipe)

Neymar will fly straight from his sponsorship duties in China to Paris in order to complete his £200m transfer to the Ligue 1 side. (Le Parisien)

Barcelona are trying to rally round the big European clubs to form an anti-PSG front. Bayern Munich and Juventus have shown interest in the idea. This comes after the Spanish side said they would report the French club to UEFA if the Neymar deal goes through. (L’Equipe)

West Ham United transfer target Ryad Boudebouz is set to sign for Real Betis in the next few days. Allowed to leave Montpellier, the Algerian international will cost the La Liga side €8.5m (£7.6m). (L’Equipe)

Newcastle reject Emmanuel Rivière is looking to join Turkish side Osmanlispor. The north east club had agreed terms with Ligue 1 side Metz with a view to a return back to France, but the player would prefer to move to Turkey. (L’Equipe)

Former Arsenal and Liverpool transfer target, Dalbert, will complete his €25m (£22m) transfer from Nice to Inter Milan this week. He has been named in the Ligue 1 team’s 22-man squad for the Champions League qualifier against Ajax on Wednesday. (Le Parisien)

After making a success of Hatem Ben Arfa and Mario Balotelli, Nice are eyeing a move for Manchester City outcast Samir Nasri. (Le Parisien)


Marseille are looking for a centre forward. Linked with Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud, they are also keen on AC Milan’s Carlos Bacca. However, the French club are unwilling to match the €20m (£17.9m) asking price the Italians want for the Colombian forward. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Juventus are unwilling to offer PSG €15m (£13.4m) for France international midfielder Blaise Matuidi. He has also been mentioned as an Arsenal transfer target. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Previously a Liverpool and Everton transfer target, Inter Milan are preparing a formal offer for PSG’s French defender Presnel Kimpembe – thought to be around €25m (£22.3m). (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Rumoured to be a Chelsea transfer target, Kostas Manolas says he is ready to sign a new deal at Roma. The Greek defender was set to move to Zenit St-Petersburg, but now could extend his deal to 2021. (Corriere dello Sport)



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