Paper Talk: all the latest football gossip
Paper Talk: all the latest football gossip

Transfer rumours and football gossip: Ousmane Dembele, Jesse Lingard, Aaron Ramsey


Read the latest football gossip and transfer rumours from the national newspapers with Sporting Life's Paper Talk.


DAILY EXPRESS

  • Everton's shortlist for their managerial vacancy is down to three with Italy great Fabio Cannavaro, who has spent recent years working in China, reported to have interviewed well.

DAILY MAIL

  • Al Hilal are prepared to pay the entirety of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's £350,000-a-week wage to tempt the Arsenal striker to Saudi Arabia.
  • Crystal Palace have withdrawn their interest in Aaron Ramsey despite the Juventus midfielder admitting he would be open to working with Selhurst Park boss Patrick Vieira.
  • Newcastle have made a second loan offer for Manchester United and England forward Jesse Lingard after their opening bid was rebuffed earlier this week.

DAILY STAR

  • Manchester United fear losing Cristiano Ronaldo at the end of the season will leave the club's plans to tour North America in the summer in chaos.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are to open a new academy in Wales to add to the 15 football schools they already have in England.
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THE SUN

  • Arsenal are reportedly set to make Dusan Vlahovic the club's second-highest paid player in an attempt to finally lure him to London.
  • Chelsea are among a multitude of clubs considering a move for Barcelona outcast Ousmane Dembele.
  • Brentford have stepped up their pursuit of Hull City wonderkid Keane Lewis-Potter but are likely to face stiff competition from Tottenham.
  • Bayern Munich have joined Manchester United and Arsenal in the race to sign Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria.
  • Oleksandr Zinchenko wants to fight for his place at Manchester City despite interest from La Liga club Real Betis.
  • Arsenal are willing to let defenders Calum Chambers and Cedric Soares leave the club in January as they look to refresh their right-back options.
  • American businessman Rich Riley is in talks to save Derby County with a £7m windfall of funds they need to avoid being kicked out of the EFL.
  • Liverpool have rejected two offers from Watford for Nat Phillips.
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DAILY MIRROR

  • Spain's football player union has warned Barcelona over the "sign new deal or leave in January" ultimatum given to Ousmane Dembele earlier this week.
  • Atalanta are toying with the idea of cashing in on Robin Gosens, with the left-sided Germany international already being scouted by Newcastle United.

DAILY RECORD

  • Paris Saint-Germain are looking to extend Xavi Simons' contract in a blow to Giovanni van Bronckhorst's hopes of tempting him to Rangers in the summer.

SCOTTISH SUN

  • Kyle Lafferty is set to make his return to Scottish football and sign a short-term deal to return to Championship side Kilmarnock.
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