Euro Paper Talk: Real back in for Man Utd target; PSG six up for grabs

Date published: Tuesday 26th September 2017 6:40

Real Madrid are back in for a Juventus striker, Barcelona are looking to steal a march on Manchester United over a big-name transfer target and six PSG stars could be up for grabs, according to Tuesday’s European papers.



Real Madrid have reportedly reignited their interest in Juventus forward Paulo Dybala.

The Argentine hitman, who has been strongly linked with a potential move to Manchester United, has started the season in spectacular form scoring 10 Serie A goals already.

The 23-year-old only penned a new deal with Juve until 2022 in April but that hasn’t stopped talk of a big-money exit next summer, with Real president Florentino Perez turning his attention back to Dybala after missing out on Kylian M’Bappe.

Dybala played poorly when he faced Real in last season’s Champions League final but his electric form so far this campaign has sparked Real’s interest again, although they are expected to face competition from United – who were rumoured to be ready to bid an incredible €175m for the player, according to Mundo Deportivo.


Barcelona have made contact with Mesut Ozil as they make plans to bring the midfielder back to La Liga on a free transfer.

The Arsenal man, who will be out of contract next summer, will be able to negotiate a pre-contract arrangement from January 1 – but reports in Spain suggest the La Liga giants have already preempted that by making their move now.

Ozil has been heavily linked with Manchester United, but with Jose Mourinho well stocked in the attacking midfield department, a move to Barcelona looks far more likely for a player who previously thrived during his time in Spain with Real Madrid.

Barcelona of course tried to sign Philippe Coutinho this summer and while a deal for him is not dead, Don Balon claims they see Ozil as an alternative with one of Man Utd’s Ander Herrera or Nice’s Jean Seri as two possible replacements for Andre Gomes, who could be forced out.


PSG were forced to transfer list eight players after a FFP threat by UEFA. Angel Di Maria, Javier Pastore, Blaise Matuidi, Lucas Moura, Julian Draxler, Hatem Ben Arfa, Serge Aurier and Thiago Silva were the eight players made available and while only two left, more departures are expected in January (El Pais)

Everton will test Paris Saint-Germain’s resolve to keep Edinson Cavani by making a £45m bid for the striker in January (TuttoMercatoWeb)

AC Milan have put Thomas Tuchel at the top of their managerial wish list should they dismiss Vincenzo Montella (Calciomercato)

Javier Mascherano has voiced his objection to Barcelona’s swoop for Yerry Mina from Palmeiras in January (Don Balon)

Napoli star Dries Mertens has appeared to rule out a move to Arsenal or Juventus by admitting that he loves life in the city (Premium Sports)

Denis Suarez says he had opportunities to leave Barcelona in the summer, but is determined to become a first-team regular under Ernesto Valverde (RAC1)

Carlo Ancelotti says “never say never” when asked if he could one day return to manage PSG (Le Figaro)

Former Liverpool star and reported Tottenham target Suso has extended his contract with AC Milan until 2022 – however, his new deal does contain a release clause, believed to be €50m (Calciomercato)

Youri Tielemans claims he rejected the chance to move to Arsenal this summer before completing his switch to Monaco (various)

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