Monday's Paper Talk: Football transfer news, rumours and gossip including Dele Alli's links to PSG

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip and transfer rumours

Dele Alli could be on his way to PSG and Crystal Palace look set to win the race for Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster, according to Monday's back pages.


  • Chelsea are set to confirm the transfer of Edouard Mendy after Kepa made another mistake in goal for Chelsea.
  • Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard is reportedly attracting interest from Zenit St Petersburg.


  • Paris Saint-Germain are in talks to sign Dele Alli, the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder who is upset and confused after being omitted from the Spurs squad for a successive second game.
  • Leicester have made an enquiry over Jonathan Tah being available on a loan from Bayer Leverkusen.
  • Leeds United are monitoring Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi as they attempt to add to Marcelo Bielsa's squad.
  • Arsenal centre-back Calum Chambers is a loan option for West Ham as David Moyes looks to add defenders to his squad.

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  • Liverpool have no intention of selling Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, despite the recent strengthening of their squad.
  • Arsenal have reportedly asked to include Lucas Torreira in a deal to sign Thomas Partey as Atletico Madrid try to take the Uruguayan to the Spanish capital.
  • Luke Shaw has called on the Manchester United board to further invest in the squad following their opening-day defeat to Crystal Palace.


  • Crystal Palace have emerged as favourites to sign Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster as the Premier League champions look to offload up to five players to offset spending.
  • Chelsea have applied for planning permission to install seven pole-mounted CCTV cameras at their Cobham training base.
  • Tottenham players have been left stunned after Dele Alli was not included in the squad to face Southampton.

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  • Manchester City have reportedly agreed personal terms with Sevilla defender Jules Kounde.
  • Chelsea do not have the option to buy back youngster Tariq Lamptey - leaving Blues fans devastated.
  • Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi is reportedly a transfer target for Serie A sides Lazio and Napoli.
  • John McGinn has slammed the cynics who claim Aston Villa survived last season only because of the biggest high-tech mess-up in Premier League history.
  • Former striker Tony Cascarino thinks Manchester United should replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa.


  • A thousand fans will be allowed into Italian football stadiums for top-flight games this month, marking a cautious return to normality in Europe's first coronavirus hotspot.
  • Chelsea Digital Ventures (CDV), the innovation division of the Premier League football club, is launching an app to help workers identify Covid-19 symptoms.
  • Dele Alli was left out of Tottenham Hotspur's matchday squad for the second game in a row today and faces an uncertain future, with Jose Mourinho keen to secure the signing of Jesse Lingard.


  • AC Milan will try to sign Fiorentina ace Nikola Milenkovic before making any move for Celtic's Kristoffer Ajer.

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