Tuesday's Paper Talk: Football transfer news, rumours and gossip including Aitor Fernandez and Oliver Giroud

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip and transfer rumours

Arsenal have made enquires about Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez - get all the transfer news from Tuesday's back pages here.


  • Jack Grealish is set for his third England start in a row as Gareth Southgate makes a U-turn on the Aston VIlla midfielder.
  • Liverpool are hopeful Andy Robertson and Jordan Henderson will be fit for the Leicester clash this weekend.
  • Anthony Martial is reportedly training away from the rest of the France squad after suffering a back complaint in the win over Portugal.
  • Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez has admitted Arsenal contacted him over a potential switch to the Emirates.
  • Didier Deschamps has hinted Olivier Giroud should leave Chelsea at the next possible opportunity in order to keep his place in the France squad for next summer's European Championships.


  • The Government is on Tuesday expected to reassure football's leaders that cash-strapped clubs will escape winding-up orders during the remainder of the pandemic.
  • Gareth Southgate is under mounting pressure from Piers Morgan to disclose details of his positive coronavirus test following an encounter between them days earlier.
  • Harry Winks has admitted that his Tottenham Hotspur situation has become "difficult" and that he must play more to keep his place in Gareth Southgate's England squad.
  • Bristol City's preparations to face Derby County for Wayne Rooney's first game as part of a management team have been thrown into crisis after the Championship club were forced to shut their training ground because of a coronavirus outbreak.


  • Marcus Rashford has launched his own book club to encourage disadvantaged children to read.
  • Chelsea and Napoli are reportedly in talks over a loan deal for Emerson Palmieri.
  • Premier League flop Fabio Borini is reportedly set for a career lifeline with Turkish side Goztepe.
  • Barcelona wonderkid Alejandro Balde, 17, has been promoted to the first-team by Ronald Koeman and is ready to push Alba for a starting spot.
  • Miguel Almiron's agent has claimed that the Paraguayan would have already left Newcastle had it not been for coronavirus.
  • Juventus are reportedly weighing up a January move for Wolves winger Pedro Neto - after also eyeing up his teammate Adama Traore.
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  • Mikel Arteta has admitted Arsenal are still 'a long way' from where the club should be after an indifferent start to the season.
  • Bayern Munich have joined Arsenal, Real Madrid and AC Milan in the race to sign Hungarian starlet Dominik Szoboszlai.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are ready to offer Sergio Ramos a three-year deal worth a staggering £18m per season - after tax - to lure the veteran defender from Real Madrid, according to reports.
  • Manchester United have plenty of work on their hands to land Braga starlet David Carmo with at least 10 clubs interested in his services, according to reports.


  • Gareth Southgate wants a rethink on the Premier League's limit of three substitutions per side per match as he fears players could suffer serious injury in the hectic fixture schedule caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


  • Chelsea could receive a transfer windfall with PSG being urged to break the bank for midfielder N'Golo Kante.

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