European Paper Talk: Chelsea and Manchester United monitoring Emre Can
Last Updated: 05/09/17 12:11pm
The transfer window may have closed across most of Europe but that doesn't mean the rumour mill stops.
Our friends at Football Whispers have sifted through the European media to find the best transfer news and gossip.
Chelsea and Manchester United are interested in Germany international and Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, who will be available on a free transfer next summer.
It has already been rumoured the 23-year-old will refuse to sign a new contract at Anfield, with Juventus linked earlier this summer. (Tuttosport).
Mario Gomez praised his Germany team-mate and Liverpool transfer target Timo Werner, who scored twice in Monday night's 6-0 thrashing of Norway, remarking that the RB Leipzig striker will "dominate the next ten years". (SPORT Bild)
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says Lionel Messi's father has signed a new contract for his son, with the only thing that's missing an official photograph to announce it.
Why the delay? "We have had scheduling problems," said Bartomeu. In the meantime, speculation continues to link Messi to Manchester City. (SPORT)
Barcelona twice rejected the chance to sign Paulo Dybala from Juventus, with the Serie A club willing to do a deal for €120m (£110m). The Catalans met with Dybala's agent and brother on August 17 but decided to focus on Philippe Coutinho as Barcelona's number one target. (La Sexta).
David De Gea says his Spain team-mate Isco will "become one of the greatest" over the next few years.
"He doesn't surprise me, because I've seen him do incredible things for some time," said the Manchester United goalkeeper (Marca).
Arda Turan insists he has no plans to leave Barcelona.
Despite attracting interest from Turkey and Arsenal earlier this summer, the 30-year-old said: "I'm staying. I'm very happy here and I have a contract for another three years." (SPORT).
North Korean striker Han Kwang-song is attracting the attention of Juventus. The Perugia striker has scored four goals in two Serie B appearances so far this season, with the Old Lady now monitoring the 19-year-old. (Tuttosport)
Barcelona are considering an approach for Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici as they look for someone to lead the rebuild of their team. (Tuttosport)
Hatem Ben Arfa trained with Paris Saint-Germain's reserve team on Monday after deciding to stay at the club past the summer transfer deadline. The 30-year-old isn't expected to train with the first team again this week. (L'Equipe)