Transfer news and gossip: Liverpool prepare fire sale, Rangers target Anfield ace, Pogba to leave Man United NEXT summer?

30 Aug

Here’s a round-up of the latest football news and transfer gossip from Thursday’s newspapers and online…

Manchester United star Paul Pogba is among three midfielders on Barcelona’s wanted list for next summer. The World Cup winner tops the Spanish giants’ targets, with Barca also tracking Paris Saint-Germain’s Adrien Rabiot and Ajax’s Frenkie De Jong. (Sport)

Real Madrid have reportedly agreed a fee to sign Juventus striker Paulo Dybala. (Ole)

Manchester City are plotting a £60million move for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves in January, but fear rivals Man United will attempt to hijack the deal – FULL STORY

Former Man City midfielder Yaya Toure is closing in on a return to Olympiakos, where he played for one season – winning the league and cup double – early in his career. (Daily Mirror)

Neves signed a five-year contract with Wolves in the summer

Liverpool are getting ready to offload FOUR players before the European transfer window shuts. Divock Origi could join Loris Karius at Besiktas and Lazar Markovic could head to Belgium, while Sheyi Ojo is close to joining Reims on loan and Pedro Chirivella is wanted by Norwegian side Rosenborg. (Daily Mirror)

Rangers boss and Anfield legend Steven Gerrard is hoping to land 20-year-old English striker Dominic Solanke on loan, but those hopes depend on whether Belgian forward Origi stays at the club. (Daily Express)

Loris Karius has revealed he had to convince manager Jurgen Klopp to let him leave Liverpool and join Besiktas in a two-year loan deal. (Daily Telegraph)

Former Liverpool goalkeeper target Jan Oblak looks set to leave Atletico Madrid after rejecting the offer of a new contract, according to reports in Spain. (AS)

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele is being watched by Ligue 1 clubs Marseille and Lyon. The 22-year-old Frenchman has skipped training with the Hoops amid interest from the clubs wishing to bring him back to his homeland. (Daily Mirror)

Dembele has been ‘seduced’ by the idea of returning back to France

Arsenal’s 18-year-old starlet Reiss Nelson is set to join German club Hoffenheim on loan. (ESPN)

Fenerbahce have ruled out signing Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko. (The Independent)

Nacer Chadli is looking to leave West Brom before Friday’s loan deadline. The 29-year-old winger, who starred for Belgium at the World Cup in Russia, wants to play higher than the Championship this season, with Besiktas reportedly interested. (Daily Telegraph)

Stoke City star Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is set to join Paris Saint-Germain. The Cameroon forward joined the Potters from Schalke last August, scoring five goals as the club were relegated from the Premier League. (The Sun)

Latest exclusives and transfer headlines:

Jamie Redknapp believes Manchester United should SACK Jose Mourinho, saying he’s never been the right fit in charge at Old Trafford

David Seaman reveals Patrick Vieira didn’t speak to him for two weeks after training ground fight

Jose Mourinho appears ‘obsessed with staining his legacy’ as one of the world’s greatest football coaches, says former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon

“They are like the Queen Mother, Liverpool fans. They think everyone loves them. They are a little bit deluded” – Noel Gallagher tells talkSPORT

Noel Gallagher was in fine form on Wednesday’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast

Danny Rose reveals he expects to stay at Spurs after ‘shock’ start against Manchester United

Out-of-favour Chelsea defender Gary Cahill is on the verge of completing a move to Turkish giants Galatasaray

Alexandre Lacazette considering leaving Gunners before European transfer window shuts

FC Ufa boss would like to sign Alfredo Morelos, James Tavernier and Connor Goldson if they can knock Rangers out of the Europa League

Brendan Rodgers has confirmed Moussa Dembele missed training on Wednesday to hold talks over his Celtic future

Bolton will not let Josh Vela leave before Friday’s loan deadline despite Leeds interest

Leeds United are keeping tabs on free agent Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, who is currently training with Brentford as he seeks a new club