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Paper Talk: Tuesday's football transfer rumours and gossip from the back pages

Tuesday's Paper Talk includes a rumoured move to Azerbaijan for Roy Keane and Arsenal's decision not to buy Dani Ceballos.


  • Roy Keane is in talks with Azerbaijan about becoming their new national team boss.
  • Arsenal will not attempt to buy Dani Ceballos when his loan deal with Real Madrid expires.

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  • The Premier League has urged clubs to step up their campaigns to keep fans away from grounds.
  • Southampton have joined the list of clubs keen on Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun.
  • The FA announced 124 redundancies, around 15 per cent of their staff, in response to projected losses of £75m this year, which could rise to £300m.

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  • The three Watford players who breached lockdown rules have said sorry to manager Nigel Pearson and their playing colleagues.
  • Brentford head of recruitment Lee Dykes is on Red Bull Leipzig's radar as they search for departed Paul Mitchell's replacement.
  • Newcastle United are weighing up a free transfer for versatile Montpellier forward Thomas Robert.


  • MPs will on Tuesday grill the chief executive of the Premier League over the scenes that marred Liverpool's first Premier League triumph - which Jurgen Klopp and his squad stand accused of fuelling.

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  • Football's grassroots were plunged deeper into turmoil on Monday as the FA announced the most devastating round of job losses in its history to fill a £300m black hole caused by Covid-19.
  • Japan and Fiji are expected to be confirmed as the two guest nations to join the Six Nations sides in an inaugural eight-team tournament in November and December.

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