Manchester United are ready to make a shock £90m bid for a Premier League midfielder in January, while Tottenham are scouting a new striker, according to Tuesday’s papers.
MAN UTD READY TO BID BIG FOR WEST HAM STAR
Manchester United are reportedly lining up a £90m bid for West Ham’s England midfielder Declan Rice in January.
The 20-year-old was linked with a switch to Old Trafford over the summer, having previously admitted that he believes he is good enough to play for the Red Devils.
A report in the Daily Express claims that United are looking at Rice to replace Nemanja Matic, who has been tipped to follow Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez to Inter Milan in a €25m January deal.
Rice, who looks set to start England’s Euro 2020 clash with Kosova in Southampton on Tuesday night, has started the season in fine form for the Hammers and would certainly fit into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s mold of recruiting young British talent.
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David de Gea is close to finally agreeing a new £290k-a-week contract with Manchester United (The Guardian)
Real Madrid will make an approach for Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen next summer if Paul Pogba renews his contract at Manchester United
Premier League clubs have helped kill off the European expansion plans that threatened to KO the League Cup (The Sun)
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is facing a massive injury crisis as eight players could miss the Wolves clash following the international break (The Sun)
Kylian Mbappe is wanted by Juventus after the Serie A side failed to sign the France forward’s Paris St-Germain Brazil team-mate Neymar in the summer (Daily Express)
Paul Pogba has been told the “door is open” for a move to the Bernabeu by Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos (Daily Express)
Real Madrid are keen to tempt Liverpool into selling their star defender Virgil van Dijk as his contract talks continue (Daily Express)
Tottenham sent representatives to watch Fenerbahce striker Vedat Muriqi, 25, in action for Kosovo over the weekend
Real Betis attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir has denied claims his proposed 2018 move to Liverpool from Lyon fell through because the France international failed a medical (Daily Mail)
Chelsea have opened talks with Italian full-back Emerson, 25, over a new contract (Daily Express)
Chelsea will not discipline Danny Drinkwater amid allegations he was injured on a night out (Daily Mail)
Andy Carroll is set to miss a return to Liverpool as the Newcastle striker continues his recovery from ankle surgery (Daily Mail)
Tottenham wanted to sign Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 20, before they signed Giovani lo Celso on loan instead, according to Zaniolo’s agent (Daily Mail)
Manchester United are considering hosting a women’s game at Old Trafford (Daily Mail)
Defender Jesus Vallejo, who joined Wolves on loan in the summer transfer window, could be sold by parent club Real Madrid next summer (Birmingham Mail)
Former Rangers player Giovanni van Bronckhorst has reportedly accepted a backroom role with Manchester City (Scottish Sun)