Euro Paper Talk: Mousa Dembele happy to run down Tottenham contract
By Andrew Gibney, Football Whispers
Last Updated: 06/10/18 1:28pm
The transfer window may be closed but the news cycle across the continent keeps spinning as clubs search for January reinforcements or consider early season changes in the dugout.
So we asked our friends at Football Whispers to scour the European media to bring you the latest news, views and gossip from the continent.
Spurs midfielder, Mousa Dembele is happy to run down his current contract, which expires in the summer. There is currently no agreement in place to extend with the North London club, nor has he an agreement with a new club. (CalcioMercato)
Paulo Dybala plans on becoming the third best player on the plant. "Ronaldo and Messi are extra-terrestrials, but I want to be behind those two. I will be the first of the humans." (Gazzetta dello Sport)
With rumours swirling around his Manchester United's future, agent Mino Raiola has admitted Paul Pogba is not currently on the market, suggesting it is a 'delicate moment' for the club. (Rai Sport)
Not everyone at Watford is enjoying the club's strong start to the season. Stefano Okaka has only made one appearance this term, and the Italian striker could make a January move to Spain. (CalcioMercato)
After an excellent performance at Wembley in the 4-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur, Brazilian midfielder Arthur is working on a special diet and gym plan to help him nail down a starting spot in the Barcelona team. (Mundo Deportivo)
Liverpool and Manchester United transfer target, Adrien Rabiot, who has rejected a €9m PSG contract renewal, is once again receiving interest from Barcelona. The midfielder is free to negotiate a summer move in January (Sport)
Linked with a move away from Chelsea in the summer, Belgian winger Eden Hazard admits he is happy at Stamford Bridge, for now. "At the moment I am okay but in two months it could be different." (Marca)
Former France Under-21 coach, Willy Sagnol, had some interesting points on Manchester City's currently uncapped centre-back Aymeric Laporte: "When you have a player who for two years keeps saying "I choose France, Spain, France, Spain", at some point you say "listen, if the blue jersey is not of interest, go elsewhere. I've never felt a real desire on his part to wear the blue jersey. He wants to play for a national team but a love for the blue jersey, I didn't feel it." (RMC Sport)
Bayern Munich could have found their replacement for Arjen Robben. Roma winger Cengiz Under is on the Bavarian's radar and they are willing to spend upwards of €60million to land the Turkey international. (SportBild)