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Man Utd keen on Crystal Palace's Michael Olise and willing to offer Aaron Wan-Bissaka in deal - Paper Talk

Plus: Manchester City to wait until the summer to make £25m move for Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich; Everton make last-gasp effort to hijack Hannibal Mejbri's loan move from Man Utd to Sevilla; Chelsea look to Athletic Bilbao's Aitor Paredes to strengthen their defensive options

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The top stories and transfer rumours from Sunday's newspapers...


Manchester United are interested in Crystal Palace forward Michael Olise and would offer them Aaron Wan-Bissaka as part of any deal.

Michael Olise is facing a spell out injured

Manchester City will wait until the summer to make their move for Bayern Munich star Joshua Kimmich and hope to secure him for around £25m.

Arsenal will demand £30m to sell Eddie Nketiah this month.


England midfielder Jordan Henderson is desperate to leave Saudi Arabia and return to the Premier League if he can find a club willing to take him on, even though a move could cost him millions in tax and lost wages.

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Chelsea defender Thiago Silva was caught using his phone behind the wheel of his car after being photographed on his wife's Instagram story.

Liverpool have received a number of loan enquiries for Portuguese forward Fabio Carvalho, with former club Fulham, Leeds, Southampton, Wolves and Hull City all keen to bring in the 21-year-old.

Blackburn Rovers debutant Rory Finneran, 15, was forced to wear a sponsorless shirt on his first appearance for the club, down to being too young to promote the club's vaping partner.

Kylian Mbappe believes that Lionel Messi was not given the respect he deserved during his two-year stint at PSG.


Chelsea are looking to Athletic Bilbao defender Aitor Paredes as they seek to strengthen up their options at the back in January.

Roberto Firmino's personal terms are making it hard for him to secure a return to the Premier League - his team is said to be asking for a weekly wage of around £300,000.

Al-Ahli player Roberto Firmino celebrates during his team match against Al-Hazm on the Saudi Pro League (SPL) at Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Aug. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Jameel)

Everton have made a last-gasp effort to hijack Hannibal Mejbri's loan move from Manchester United to Sevilla.

Ecuador midfielder Oscar Zambrano's move to the Premier League is stalling over a row about a clause that would pay him 15 per cent of any fee. Luton and Bournemouth are said to be interested in the 19-year-old who plays for LDU Quito.

Sheffield United have asked Leicester City about the availability of goalkeeper Danny Ward, who would be keen on the move to Bramall Lane to boost his chances of a place in the Wales squad for Euro 2024.

Mason Greenwood's red card has been rescinded by the Spanish FA.


West Ham fear striker Michail Antonio will not be back until February after an accident at the club's training ground saw suffer a recurrence of his knee injury.


Tottenham have reportedly transfer-listed full-back Djed Spence after his loan spell at Leeds was terminated by the Championship club after only seven appearances.


Chelsea reportedly want £60m for midfielder Conor Gallagher and expect that price tag to put off Premier League rivals Tottenham.

Conor Gallagher shows frustration as Chelsea are held

Manchester United are finally fixing their leaky roof at Old Trafford but fans in the South Stand still risk a soaking this winter with the club unable to begin major work on the issue until the end of the season.

Mikel Arteta has reassured Emile Smith Rowe that he still has a part to play in this Arsenal side despite finding first-team minutes hard to come by this season.


Crystal Palace fear Michael Olise will miss the remainder of their January fixtures after suffering another hamstring injury.

Tottenham have rejected a verbal approach from NWSL's new expansion side Bay FC for Barbora Votikova.


Casemiro is backing Manchester United team-mate Rasmus Hojlund to write his name into the club's history books as his game develops.


The Martinique-based club Golden Lion suffered a humbling 12-0 defeat at Lille in the French Cup midway through an 8,600-mile round trip to play the match.


Rangers could get a free run at two signings from Nottingham Forest as they look to seal deals with defender Scott McKenna and forward Emmanuel Dennis, who is set to be recalled from a loan spell at Istanbul Basaksehir.

Scott McKenna has made 105 appearances for Nottingham Forest

Brendan Rodgers has challenged Celtic loanee Paulo Bernardo to continue impressing and earn himself a permanent move to the Scottish Premiership club.


Ridvan Yilmaz is on the verge of a switch to Serie A side Verona but Rangers' hopes of Josh Doig moving the other way as his replacement are fading.

Brendan Rodgers insists Liel Abada will be a big player for Celtic in the title run-in after a heart-to-heart with the Israeli winger.

Rangers have been linked with a move for Twente Enschede left back Gijs Smal, who is out of contract in the summer.

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