Football rumours from the media

What the papers say

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will look to bolster his Manchester United side with a double signing from Tottenham, reports the Daily Star. United have previously been rebuffed in their attempts to sign LucasMoura and EricDier, but Solskjaer will look to tempt the pair to the north west as the side look to replace Romelu Lukaku.

Arsenal are looking to bring back DonyellMalen after letting the 20-year-old leave the Emirates for £500,000 two years ago, reports the Daily Mirror. Liverpool will battle the Gunners for the signing of the PSV Eindhoven forward, the paper adds.

Chelsea target ElseidHysaj looks set to swerve a move to Stamford Bridge, reports the Daily Express. The Albanian right-back is wanted by Frank Lampard, but the paper reports he is on the verge of signing a new deal at Napoli.

RiccardoSottil is wanted by Tottenham who are the first Premier League side to declare an interest in the 20-year-old the Daily Express reports. Sottil is currently on the books of Fiorentina and came to the attention of the Premier League side after a loan spell at Pescara.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane (Nick Potts/PA)

The future of ZinedineZidane at Real Madrid has been called into doubt with Jose Mourinho potentially set to replace the World Cup winner at the La Liga side, reports the Sun.

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Yussuf Poulsen: The Denmark and RB Leipzig forward has caught the attention of Everton, reports the Daily Express.

2 Games 6 point! Good job guys! ⚽️ @dierotenbullen#MyTeam#YP9pic.twitter.com/WBPVrSiIBg

— Yussuf Yurary Poulsen (@yussufyurary) August 26, 2019

Cameron John: A trio of clubs – Crystal Palace, Leicester and Middlesbrough – are all looking to bring in the Wolves defender, according to the Daily Mail.

Kai Havertz: Manchester United will have to pay upwards of £90 million to land the Bayer Leverkusen midfielder, reports the Daily Express.

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