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The season may only be a couple weeks old but clubs around Europe are currently plotting for the January transfer window.
We asked our buddies to round up all of the news and gossip from the continent.
Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen expects Real Madrid rekindle their interest in him. The Dane has stated his desire to start on a fresh challenge. (Marca)
Spain’s national team trainer Roberto Moreno has verified the FA are making an attempt to nationalise Barcelona prodigy Ansu Fati. The 16-year-old, that was born in Guinea Bissau, became the youngest ever scorer of Barca before this year and scored his next – and assisting the following – in Saturday’s 5-2 win over Valencia. “The people of this Spanish FA are operating on it to attract Ansu Fati and it will be the decision of the player,” Moreno informed Movistar+. (Marca)
Former Barcelona ahead Paco Alcacer says that he was medicated’very badly’ in the Nou Camp during his two-and-a-half-year stay. The Spaniard combined Borussia Dortmund on loan at the beginning of last season before making the turn permanent in January and, speaking ahead of the nightclubs’ Champions League assembly, said:”I have respect for a lot of and several colleagues, as many individuals at Barcelona treated me very well and others very badly.” (Cadena Ser)
Real Madrid have revealed in their account that they expect their entire wage bill to raise by $62m (#55.3m) to the upcoming financial period following a summer in which they made six senior signings and watched players who had been out in loan – James Rodriguez being just a single case – return to the Bernabeu. (AS)
Milan rivals AC and Inter will fight it out to signal Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic that January. The 31-year-old has performed this year. (Corriere dello Sport)
At one stage Juventus’ midfielder Blaise Matuidi that is French was surplus to requirements Turin and the Bianconeri actively sought to sell the 31-year-old. But things have changed. The World Cup winner will be given a contract extension by the champions. (Calciomercato)
Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio says the Nerazzurri have not opened contract talks with Argentine forward Lautaro Martinez yet despite the 22-year-old’s remarkable start to the season. “We are contented with the performance of Lautaro,” Ausilio told DAZN. “The renewal of the contract isn’t a thing on the agenda, it is a very young guy who has a four-year contract . We will have time for the contract” (Tuttomercato)
RB Leipzig ahead Timo Werner had looked set to join Bayern Munich this summer with all parties agreeing on a bargain. Crucially the sporting direction Hasan Salihamidzic of Bayern did the Germany international stayed at RBL. (Suddeutsche Zeitung)
West Ham striker Sebastien Haller was considered as an option for Bayern Munich but the French forward, who joined the Hammers from Eintracht Frankfurt for #45m, was considered too expensive by the Bavarians. (TZ)
Real Madrid will come back with an offer for Kylian Mbappe. The World Cup winner has been convinced to stay at Paris Saint-Germain for another season by his own entourage but is distressed to combine Los Blancos who, even with the help of a $285m (#254m) loan, will have the ability to produce a sale happen. (Le10Sport)
Monaco’s former Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas says that he always felt the potential return of Neymar to the club had been’hard’ . “I always thought Neymar’s return to Barcelona was very hard,” the Spaniard said. “Not only since Barca, PSG or Neymar didn’t want it to occur, but since it costs a lot. Barcelona has made large investments lately, they have taken along with these players’ salaries are extremely large. I played Neymar, he’s a humble guy, with an amazing talent.” (RMC Sport)
Inter Miami CF, david Beckham’s Major League Soccer franchise, are interested in making Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale one of the marquee signings. (Maxifoot)
Marseille trainer Andre Villas-Boas closed the door on a possible mortgage deal. (France Football)

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