Monday's Paper Talk: Latest football gossip and transfer rumours including Pochettino, Hart, Lemar and Eriksen

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip and transfer rumours
Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip and transfer rumours

Monday's Paper Talk has the latest football gossip, including Barcelona's desire to land Mauricio Pochettino as their new boss.

THE SUN

  • Barcelona have made Mauricio Pochettino their top managerial target - despite the ex-Spurs boss vowing never to work for them.
  • Joe Hart has suffered yet more transfer heartbreak after being snubbed for a move by AC Milan choosing Asmir Begovic instead.
  • Arsenal are considering a loan move for AC Milan midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu.
  • Arsenal are ready to loan Konstantinos Mavropanos to Bundesliga 2 strugglers Nurnberg despite an injury crisis in defence.
  • Wolves are in pole position to beat Arsenal and Chelsea to the shock signing of Thomas Lemar.
  • Manchester United are continuing their pursuit of Moussa Dembele after they reportedly sent scouts to watch the Lyon striker in action against Bordeaux.
  • Crystal Palace and Italian side Lazio have joined the race to sign Manchester United full-back Ashley Young, with the English player also having been offered an 18-month contract by Inter Milan.
  • Christian Eriksen looks set to leave Tottenham after agreeing a four-and-a-half-year deal with Inter Milan.
  • Celtic winger Lewis Morgan has agreed personal terms to join Inter Miami.
  • Frank Lampard has made his first signing as Chelsea manager after bringing in 16-year-old Norwegian wonderkid Bryan Fiabema.
  • Manchester United are reportedly prepared to offer two players to Sporting Lisbon including Marcos Rojo to secure the services of playmaker Bruno Fernandes.
  • Liverpool are preparing to make a £90m transfer move for Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele.
Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino is the number one target for Barcelona

THE MIRROR

  • Inter Milan are trying to put Matias Vecino into a player-plus-cash deal for Christian Eriksen.
  • Manchester United will make a £65m bid for Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes after a deal offering players-plus-cash was rejected.
  • Manchester United are one of two clubs to have made a formal approach for Birmingham City and England Under-17 midfielder Jude Bellingham

THE TIMES

  • Chelsea have made an enquiry about Brighton centre-back Lewis Dunk, with the Seagulls valuing the England defender at £50m.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is plotting a transfer deal for Aston Villa star Jack Grealish.
  • Manchester United defender Ashley Young will only be allowed to leave the club if manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can get all the business he wants done over the line.

THE TELEGRAPH

  • Nottingham Forest want to push forward with their attempt to land Glenn Murray this week, as the striker enters the final six months of his Brighton contract.

THE GUARDIAN

  • Barcelona have been left in limbo after their former midfielder Xavi Hernández turned down an offer to take over as manager of the club.
Follow the latest transfer rumours and done deals with our live Transfer Market blog
Follow the latest transfer rumours and done deals with our live Transfer Market blog

SCOTTISH SUN

  • Hearts are set to make a dramatic last-gasp bid to hijack Matty Kennedy's move to Aberdeen.
  • Newcastle have won the race to land Queen's Park star Reagan Thomson.
  • Hearts will have to drop their wage demands if they want to shift Craig Wighton to Dundee.

DAILY RECORD

  • Motherwell have joined Hearts in the race to land Barnsley wideman Jordan Green on loan.

OTHER

  • West Ham will not pursue a January move for Marouane Fellaini. (London Evening Standard)
  • Lee Bowyer's future should become clearer over the weekend when his agent and new Charlton chairman Matt Southall meet to thrash out talks about his contract. (London Evening Standard)
  • Liverpool's new deal with Nike could in reality be worth as much as £100m a year to the club (Liverpool Echo)
  • Sunderland are looking to send teenage striker Benji Kimpioka out on loan this month. (Newcastle Chronicle)
  • Slaven Bilic has revealed that he is looking to add two players to his squad this month, as West Brom seek to intensify their promotion challenge. (Birmingham Mail)
  • Graham Potter says he has no concerns about Brighton biding their time over Aaron Mooy's contract. (The Argus)
  • Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has said he is happy to let Bristol City target Connor Wickham leave the club. (Bristol Post)

Related football links

Like what you've read?
Help your friends Know It All by sharing this article to your social media.

Most Read Football

The Sporting Life team provide their free tips for Saturday's action across a range of sports1

Saturday's Bets of the Day

Our team pick out their best bets for Saturday's sport, including racing at Lingfield and Taunton, Premier League football, and golf in Abu Dhabi.

Read the Soccer Saturday predictions for Liverpool v Man Utd2

Pundit Predictions: Liverpool v Man Utd

Phil Thompson, Charlie Nicholas and Matt Le Tissier have their say on the big Liverpool v Man Utd clash on Sunday.

Sporting Life's Premier League preview package and free tips3

Saturday's Premier League tips

Betting previews, Super 6 predictions & best bets for Saturday's action including Spurs, Arsenal, Man City and Chelsea.

The latest Sporting Life Accumulator4

Sporting Life Accumulator

We are looking at four teams from the Sky Bet Championship and Sky Bet League One for our latest Sporting Life Accumulator.

The latest football gossip and transfer rumours5

Paper Talk: £13m Eriksen bid

The latest on Inter's opening offer for Christian Eriksen and Manchester United's pursuit of Bruno Fernandes, according to the back pages.

Most Read Football

The Sporting Life team provide their free tips for Saturday's action across a range of sports1

Saturday's Bets of the Day

Our team pick out their best bets for Saturday's sport, including racing at Lingfield and Taunton, Premier League football, and golf in Abu Dhabi.

Read the Soccer Saturday predictions for Liverpool v Man Utd2

Pundit Predictions: Liverpool v Man Utd

Phil Thompson, Charlie Nicholas and Matt Le Tissier have their say on the big Liverpool v Man Utd clash on Sunday.

Sporting Life's Premier League preview package and free tips3

Saturday's Premier League tips

Betting previews, Super 6 predictions & best bets for Saturday's action including Spurs, Arsenal, Man City and Chelsea.

The latest Sporting Life Accumulator4

Sporting Life Accumulator

We are looking at four teams from the Sky Bet Championship and Sky Bet League One for our latest Sporting Life Accumulator.

The latest football gossip and transfer rumours5

Paper Talk: £13m Eriksen bid

The latest on Inter's opening offer for Christian Eriksen and Manchester United's pursuit of Bruno Fernandes, according to the back pages.

Football Tips

Sporting Life's Premier League preview package and free tips

Saturday's Premier League tips

Betting previews, Super 6 predictions & best bets for Saturday's action including Spurs, Arsenal, Man City and Chelsea.

The latest Sporting Life Accumulator

Sporting Life Accumulator

We are looking at four teams from the Sky Bet Championship and Sky Bet League One for our latest Sporting Life Accumulator.

Read Dale Tempest's latest football betting column for analysis, trends and top tips

Dale Tempest: On the draws

Dale Tempest sees a lot of stalemates in the Premier League this weekend, and has a way you can take advantage in his weekly betting column.