90min rounds up the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip circulating around the world…
Manchester United are keen to rival Bayern Munich for the signature of Fulham midfielder Joao Palhinha in January. (Bild)
Before that, however, Man Utd hope to find a buyer for Donny van de Beek, who could leave for Turkey before their transfer window closes later this month. (Football Insider)
Palhinha is also on Barcelona‘s radar as they search for a new defensive midfielder but there are obvious concerns over the cost of such a deal. (Mundo Deportivo)
Liverpool left-back Kostas Tsimikas has agreed a new contract with the Reds that will tie him to the club until 2027. (The Athletic)
Manchester City made an enquiry about Barcelona left-back Alejandro Balde earlier this year but were swiftly knocked back, while a separate approach for Chelsea‘s Marc Cucurella was also made in January. (Fabrizio Romano)
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Real Madrid want to sign Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain next summer but are prepared to launch a bid for Manchester City striker Erling Haaland if they miss out on the Frenchman’s signature once again. (Defensa Central)
Real Madrid are lining up a move for Chelsea right-back Reece James in 2025 and believe a bid of €50m (£43m) could get the deal done. (Defensa Central)
But James wants to make the move to Madrid next summer and has already approved a switch to the Bernabeu. The Spanish side are prepared to offer €80m (£69m) to sign the Chelsea captain in 2024. (El Nacional)
Tottenham Hotspur walked away from the chance to sign Brighton & Hove Albion striker Evan Ferguson when he was 15 amid concerns over his physicality. (Football Insider)
Barcelona remain interest in signing Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot, whose contract will expire next summer. (Tuttojuve)
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