Football Rumours on Friday 14th September 2018
Arsenal and Real Madrid are set to battle it out for Porto star Hector Herrera.
Real Madrid have £330m to spend as president Florentino Perez plans his next big-name signing, with Paris St-Germain's Brazil forward Neymar, 26 and France striker Kylian Mbappe, 19, top of the list.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is determined to keep full-back Nacho Monreal, amid interest from Barcelona in the 32-year-old Spaniard.
England defender Harry Maguire, 25, does not have a buyout clause in his Leicester City contract, opening up the door for Manchester United to negotiate a deal.
Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves is wanted by French giants Paris Saint-Germain.
England forward Raheem Sterling, 23, has asked for a £100,000-a-week pay rise at Manchester City, which would make him one of the club's highest-paid players.
Roma are keen to eliminate the release clauses of Greek defender Kostas Manolas, 27, who has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United, plus 22-year-old Italian midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, thought to be a Manchester City target.
West Brom are yet to make a decision over Republic of Ireland midfielder Wes Hoolahan, 36, and 32-year-old Scotland defender Russell Martin. The free agents were invited to train with the Championship club during the international break.
Sir Alex Ferguson wanted to sign Wales international Ethan Ampadu, 17, for Manchester United when the Chelsea midfielder played in a junior tournament aged 12.
(Manchester Evening News)
Fulham head coach Slavisa Jokanovic believes collective mistakes are costing the side in their first season back in the Premier League.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged midfielder Mezut Ozil, 29, to "up his game" at Arsenal, in order for the German to justify his £350,000-per-week wage.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has not ruled out Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 29, agreeing a new contract at the club.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists he is not worried by striker Harry Kane's performances so far this season. The 25-year-old England captain has scored two goals in four matches for Spurs this term.
Mauricio Pochettino has warned Hugo Lloris he was lucky to escape with only a criminal conviction and a fine after drink-driving.
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock, 69, has not "set a date" on when he will bring an end to his managerial career.
(London Evening Standard)
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is set to add to his backroom staff with the appointment of England junior goalkeeping coach Jack Robinson, who spent seven years working at Manchester United.
Kevin Keegan will reveal the "shattering truth" about his second stint as boss at Newcastle in an evening with fans to publicise a new book next month.
Manuel Pellegrini is growing increasingly frustrated that news of his team selections at West Ham is routinely being leaked before he has announced it to his players.
An independent inquiry has been launched into Everton's recruitment of Marco Silva that could result in the club facing a substantial fine or even a points deduction.
Harry Kewell has been fined £500 after being sent off during his first game in charge of Notts County.
Liverpool are set to be at full-strength against Tottenham in Saturday's lunchtime game after a chartered private jet brought Brazil trio Roberto Firmino, Alisson and Fabinho back from Brazil duty in the USA in time to train with their team-mates on Thursday.
Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek has been dealt an injury blow and faces at least two weeks on the sidelines.
Hundreds of Manchester United season-ticket holders are being moved out of their seats for the Champions League clash with Valencia.
Serie A club Chievo have been deducted three points and fined €200,000 (£180,000) by the Italian FA (FIGC) for false accounting.