Newcastle could reignite their interest in Michy Batshuayi if Chelsea let the striker leave on loan in January.
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Antonio Conte missed out on signing two players in the summer transfer window because they feared the Chelsea boss would not be at the club next season.
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Manchester United target Gareth Bale is set to leave Real Madrid in the summer, according to reports in Spain.
Yannick Bolasie’s return to first-team action edged closer on Monday after the winger came off the bench for Everton’s U23 side.
Aston Villa are weighing up a January move for Sunderland striker Lewis Grabban.
Aston Villa defender Neil Taylor would love to see the club buy on-loan goalkeeper Sam Johnstone from Manchester United on a permanent basis.
Wolves face a battle with Leeds United, Everton and West Ham to sign Leicester forward Josh Eppiah.
Stoke chairman Peter Coates refused to be drawn on Mark Hughes’ future, but admitted the club has two “big games” coming up against Burnley and West Ham.
Leicester manager Claude Puel revealed he tried and failed to sign Foxes winger Demarai Gray while he was Southampton boss last season.
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Paul Clement simply replied “no comment” when asked about Swansea’s pursuit of Porto striker Vincent Aboubakar.
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Marcus Bettinelli says he wants to stay at Fulham for the foreseeable future but admits he hasn’t featured regularly enough for his liking this season.
Nottingham Forest boss Mark Warburton says he is receiving “really good” support from the board as they pursue targets in the January window.
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Derby have been linked with a move for Bolton midfielder Josh Vela.
The Blackpool Supporters’ Trust has launched a fundraising initiative as they look at the possibility of buying shares in Blackpool.