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Monday's Paper Talk: Football transfer news, rumours and gossip including Dembele, Giroud and Khedira


Manchester United could sign Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele in January, Sami Khedira wants a move to England and David Beckham is desperate to sign Olivier Giroud for Inter Miami.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • Newcastle United have received another two positive Covid tests and are now waiting nervously to learn whether they have suffered a mass infection within the first-team squad.
  • Chelsea and West Ham are among the clubs monitoring the situation of RB Leipzig left-back Matthew Bondswell.
  • Burnley will look at the list of players with expiring contracts when their proposed takeover goes through including Jack Cork and Robbie Brady.
  • Appetite is growing for the Indian Premier League to expand from eight to 10 teams from as early as the 2021 season, in a move that would have huge implications for England and the rest of the world game.
  • Giselle Mather, Wasps' director of rugby, has led calls for the Premier 15s to secure its first television deal so that the women's domestic game can "become commercially out there".

DAILY MAIL

  • Fit-again West Ham talisman Michail Antonio is keen to start against Aston Villa after being out of action for three games due to a hamstring injury.
  • All-action Kalvin Phillips looks a dead cert for Gareth Southgate's England line-up after an impressive display against Everton.
  • VAR did its job by awarding Brighton a penalty for Andy Robertson's challenge on Danny Welbeck...I'd have given the same decision, says Mark Clattenburg.
  • Chris Wilder fears Sheffield United risk becoming 'detached' at the bottom of the table as they approach a tough run of fixtures in December and is targetting a 17th-placed finish.

DAILY MIRROR

  • Philippe Coutinho admits playing for Liverpool in the Premier League was "exciting" and says he will always be grateful for having represented the Anfield club.
  • Sami Khedira has once again talked up a move to the Premier League with a fresh transfer admission.
  • Manchester United will revive their interest in Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele in January, according to reports in Spain.
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THE SUN

  • Manchester United matchwinner Edinson Cavani faces a possible three-match ban for a 'racist' celebratory post-game comment.
  • Super rich Jonathan Rowland is the mystery man behind a dramatic late bid to save Wigan.
  • Arsenal have completed the signing of talented 15-year-old defender Reuell Walters from Manchester United.
  • David Beckham will pull out all the stops to bring French World Cup winner Olivier Giroud to Inter Miami, according to reports.
  • Diego Maradona's agent once tried to secure the late Argentina great a Premier League manager's job at Aston Villa.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Manchester United want to offload defenders as they are interested in signing Villareal centre-back Pau Torres.

DAILY STAR

  • Former England footballer Steve Hodge said he will not flog Diego Maradona's Hand Of God shirt - even though it is worth £1m following the football legend's death.

SCOTTISH SUN

  • Neil Lennon is on the brink of leaving Celtic after fans called for his sacking.
  • Jack Wilshere has quashed rumours linking him with a move to Rangers.

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