Paper Talk: Serie A giants in for Rabiot; West Ham missed €15m man

Date published: Friday 7th September 2018 8:43

Miami co-owner David Beckham wants to sign Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo and Diego Maradona has got a job in Mexico, all in the papers.



David Beckham has reportedly made Cristiano Ronaldo his top transfer target for his new MLS franchis Inter Miam CF.

The Daily Mail and the Daily Star report that former Man Utd winger Ronaldo – Juventus’ new £100million signing – has already been targeted by Beckham.

The Star also claims Beckham will try and lure Wayne Rooney from DC United and reunite him with Ronaldo when Miami get up and running in MLS in 2020.



Former Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov is considering a move for Charlton Athletic after cashing in his Gunners shares, worth £600m (Mirror)

Italy midfielder Jorginho’s agent has confirmed that the 26-year-old agreed to join Manchester City in the summer but ultimately signed for Chelsea because City failed to negotiate a deal with Napoli. (Metro)

Real Madrid’s 22-year-old Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos says he would have left the club if Zinedine Zidane had stayed as manager. (Marca)

Anthony Martial has binned Manchester United contract talks until he knows what is happening with Jose Mourinho. (The Sun)

AC Milan will try to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot in January (Corriere dello Sport)

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Real Madrid are tracking Manchester City attacker Brahim Diaz (Evening Standard)

Real Betis turned down West Ham’s offer of between ​€12m and €15m for defender Aissa Mandi this summer (ABC)

Diego Maradona has been named manager of Mexican second-tier side Dorados.

Napoli full-back Elseid Hysaj is nearing a new contract with the club (Calciomercato)

Central Coast Mariners are in talks over a deal to sign Aston Villa’s Ross McCormack (Express and Star)

Gary Cahill will try to quit Chelsea in January unless he gets more first-team action. (The Sun)

Arsenal have snapped-up nine-year-old South African wonderkid Jayden Adetiba after a five-week trial. (The Sun)

Scottish defender Russell Martin, 32, has joined his former Norwich team-mate Wes Hoolahan, 36, on trial at West Brom. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has revealed he found out he had been sacked by Napoli after seeing it on TV. (Daily Mail)

Girona claim to have received and accepted a proposal to face Barcelona in a controversial La Liga game in the United States. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City have signed 16-year-old goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu from Shamrock Rovers for £420k. (Daily Mail)

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp makes his foreign players learn English when they sign for the club, otherwise they could be on their way. (ESPN)

Liverpool and England midfielder Jordan Henderson, 28, says he watched a replay of this summer’s World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia because he wanted to learn as much as he could from it. (Evening Standard)

Tottenham’s 27-year-old England full-back Kieran Trippier says he has watched his goal from that game “about 100 times”. (Sun)

Manchester City have beaten Tottenham and Chelsea to the signing of 16-year-old Irish goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu for £420,000 from Shamrock Rovers. (Telegraph)

Real Madrid’s 25-year-old midfielder Isco refused to answer a question at a Spain news conference, telling the reporter: “You will write what you want anyway, so why should I answer? We don’t need people who are constantly criticising us.” (El Pais)

Wolfsburg have terminated Kaylen Hinds’ contract after the 20-year-old English ex-Arsenal forward disappeared earlier this summer, claiming to have had problems with his passport. (ESPN)

Tottenham will offer season-ticket holders and members the right to buy three extra tickets for their home match with Liverpool amid fears some fans are boycotting matches at Wembley. (Times)

Former Southampton and Italy striker Dani Osvaldo, 32, says he gave up football to become a singer in a band because he “likes to be free”. (Sun)

Burnley coach Michael Duff is set to be named as the new manager of Cheltenham Town. (Gloucestershire Live)


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