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Paper Talk: Thomas Tuchel and Mauricio Pochettino on West Ham shortlist to potentially replace David Moyes

Plus: Crystal Palace will try and tempt Chelsea's Conor Gallagher back to the club on a permanent deal; Arsenal offered the chance to end Leandro Trossard's unsettled spell at Brighton; Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos emerges as a potential transfer target for Mexican club Tigres

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All the top stories and transfer rumours from Monday's newspapers...


West Ham have drawn up a four-person shortlist to potentially replace under-fire David Moyes, It includes two "dream" appointments in Mauricio Pochettino and Thomas Tuchel.

Chelsea's head coach Thomas Tuchel reacts during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium, Southampton, England, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Ian Walton)

Barcelona are seeking legal clarity over a potential deal to re-sign striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Chelsea.

Tottenham could follow up an initial inquiry for Brighton winger Leandro Trossard this week as doubts over his future at the Amex Stadium continue to grow.

Australia international Keanu Baccus, who joined St Mirren last summer, is attracting interest from several Championship clubs, including Norwich, Middlesbrough and Cardiff.

Jack Nowell and Jonny May could be the major omissions when Steve Borthwick names his first England squad on Monday, which is likely to see veteran hooker Dan Cole recalled.

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Real Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly locked in a transfer battle to sign one of Argentina's hottest prospects, 16-year-old Velez Sarsfield winger Gianluca Prestianni.

Tottenham are considering a January move for Roma midfielder Niccolo Zainolo, whose recent performances have been criticised by the club's supporters.

Crystal Palace will make one final effort to tempt Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher back to the club on a permanent deal this month.

Conor Gallagher, on loan at Crystal Palace last season, celebrates scoring a late winner for Chelsea at Selhurst Park

Richarlison failed to hide his frustration in the North London derby following a tense coming together with Takehiro Tomiyasu.

David Moyes will be in charge of West Ham's crunch relegation clash with Everton on Saturday.

Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool have reportedly received a boost in their bid to sign Jude Bellingham.

Arnaut Danjuma has arrived in England in order to seal a transfer to the Premier League, according to reports.

Chelsea successfully hijacked Arsenal's move for Ukrainian winger Mykhailo Mudryk - doubling the Gunners' wage offer in the process.

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Chelsea head coach Graham Potter was full of praise for his new signing Mykhailo Mudryk and believes he can be a fan favourite.


Rangers boss Michael Beale says Scottish football needs to present itself in a better light after the Viaplay Cup semi-final weekend was marred by a heavy Hampden Park pitch and VAR issues.

Raphael Varane believes "everything is possible" for Manchester United when he was asked about his team's potential title hopes this season.

Liverpool are at a low ebb after their loss to Brighton, according to captain Jordan Henderson.


Tottenham will face investigations by the FA and Met Police after the unsightly attack on Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale by a supporter following Sunday's North London derby.

Wout Weghorst could be in line for his Manchester United debut against Crystal Palace on Wednesday after training with the squad for the first time on Sunday.

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The Super Sunday Panel discuss how Tottenham and Arsenal's recruitment process differs and whether Spurs have recruited correctly in the transfer market.  

Nottingham Forest have joined the list of clubs interested in signing Villarreal forward Arnaut Danjuma, who is in England looking for a new club after being made available for loan.

Barcelona have proposed a swap deal to Inter Milan which would see the Serie A side take Franck Kessie on loan in exchange for another midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.

Chelsea have shown interest in Brighton pair Moises Caicedo and Leandro Trossard as they weigh up their next moves.

Pep Guardiola has admitted Manchester City must find a way to get Erling Haaland more involved in their play.

Newcastle United are stepping up their bid to sign highly-rated Spanish full-back Ivan Fresneda.

Xabi Alonso has likened his Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Florian Wirtz to Lionel Messi.


Arsenal have reportedly been offered the chance to end Leandro Trossard's unsettled spell at Brighton.

Leandro Trossard has not featured for Brighton since the defeat to Arsenal on New Year's Eve


Raphinha has no interest in leaving Barcelona for a Premier League return with Arsenal, according to reports in Spain.

Chelsea are expecting to make at least two more signings by the end of January.

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag reportedly wants to keep Facundo Pellistri at the club this month despite the winger not being included in the Manchester derby matchday squad.

Leeds' transfer pursuit of Club Brugge goalkeeper Senne Lammens moved a step closer after the Belgian club signed England under-21 shot-stopper Joe Bursik.


A series of football managers have raised fresh questions over the ownership of Everton FC after claiming they were interviewed for the top job in the presence of the now-sanctioned oligarch Alisher Usmanov.


Mikel Arteta set Arsenal a target of 90 points to lift the Premier League title after they moved eight clear with a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

Bruno Fernandes thinks that Marcus Rashford is one of the best players in the world - and has been for some time.

The new England head coach, Steve Borthwick, is set to recall Ben Earl, Elliot Daly and Dan Cole and select Owen Farrell as his captain for the Six Nations Championship.


Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has emerged as a potential transfer target for Mexican club Tigres.

Rangers' Alfredo Morelos celebrates after making it 3-2  during a cinch Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium

PSV Eindhoven are ready to battle Rangers over their January transfer target Todd Cantwell, who appears to be on the way out of Norwich City.

Ange Postecoglou wants at least one more signing in this transfer window.

Rangers boss Michael Beale admits he's facing an anxious injury wait over Hampden hero Kemar Roofe.


Malik Tillman says there is nothing to report on chances of him joining Rangers on a permanent deal from Bayern Munich.

In-form Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet says getting involved in new contract negotiations right now would be "a distraction", saying that he will leave his agent to do any talking with the Easter Road hierarchy.


Elias Melkersen is set to leave Hibs and join Sparta Rotterdam.

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