What the papers say Manchester City believe they are Lionel Messi’s first choice as a new club if the Argentinian leaves Barcelona at the end of the season, according to the Manchester Evening News. The 32-year-old has reportedly fallen out with Nou Camp sporting director Eric Abidal and may be looking elsewhere to continue his illustrious career. The forward is close friends with City’s chief executive Ferran Soriano and football director Txiki Begiristain, and Sky Blues boss Pep Guardiola knows the player well from their time together at Barcelona.
What the papers say The ongoing saga of Paul Pogba at Manchester United continues with the Manchester Evening News reporting the 26-year-old has told his teammates he wants to leave the side at the end of the season. Ankle injuries have kept the France international to just six starts in the current campaign, with dressing room sources telling the paper that Pogba’s “head is not currently at the club”. In June the Frenchman said that he wanted a “new challenge” and former side Juventus, as well as Real Madrid, continue to circle the midfielder.
What the papers say Atletico Madrid and Roma are reportedly leading the chase for Jesse Lingard, if he decides to leave Manchester United. ESPN says the 27-year-old midfielder would prefer to stay at Old Trafford long-term, however he would be open to a move if he thinks it would benefit his form on the pitch.
What the papers say Edinson Cavani was a wanted man for many clubs in January, but by the end of the month he still called Paris Saint-Germain home. Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has spoken out about the club’s failure to secure Cavani, saying “we’re not here to be robbed”. According to ESPN, Atletico were unwilling to meet Paris Saint-Germain’s £16.8 million asking price for the 32-year-old.
What the papers say Chelsea are hoping to sign Edinson Cavani from Paris St Germain after his move to Atletico Madrid fell through, says the Daily Mail.
What the papers say Newcastle have won the race to sign Tottenham full-back Danny Rose and will wrap up a loan deal to sign him on Thursday, according to the Daily Mail.
What the papers say Arsenal will not allow Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to leave for less than £50million amid interest from Barcelona, according to the Daily Express.
With the transfer window closing tonight players across Scottish football will be trying to sort out a move for themselves as the deadline looms.
Aberdeen were today braced for a transfer deadline day swoop for Scotland international defender Scott McKenna.
Dons boss Derek McInnes today confirmed he hopes to bring in one more signing before the transfer window closes.
Cove Rangers manager John Sheran says the club will be patient in the transfer market.
Dons boss Derek McInnes today confirmed he has made offers to sign players and hopes to add new additions before Saturday’s Premiership trip to Dundee.
Aberdeen are reportedly weighing up a summer move for former Ross County striker Alex Schalk.
Boss Derek McInnes today warned Aberdeen will be ready for the Battle of Britain showdown with Burnley.
Carlisle United today revealed they sanctioned striker Sam Cosgrove’s transfer deadline day move because he had his “head turned” by a move to Aberdeen.
Aberdeen have tonight signed Carlisle United striker Sam Cosgrove.
Dons boss Derek McInnes is closing in on landing a goalkeeper before the transfer window shuts on Wednesday as he narrows down his targets.
Dons boss Derek McInnes today refused to rule out adding more signings before the transfer window closes.
Last summer was the busiest transfer window of Dons boss Derek McInnes' time at Pittodrie as he restructured his squad in preparation for a fresh tilt at success.
Peterhead manager Jim McInally has revealed he has funds available to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window.
Dons boss Derek McInnes today admitted he would be happy with his new-look squad if the summer transfer window slammed shut now.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes today confirmed he could still add more signings before the end of the summer window.
Pound for pound, Gareth Bale is already close to being, or in fact may already be, Britain’s most successfully exported footballer.
St Johnstone have been granted permission by Aberdeen to open up talks with attacker Miles Storey.
What the papers say Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez is willing to take a pay cut in order to move to Manchester City, according to the Independent. Bayern Munich, Juventus and Paris St Germain are also keen on the Chile frontman but his preference is to remain in the Premier League and join up with Pep Guardiola’s revolution at The Etihad and wants his future resolved in the August transfer window.
What the papers say One of the summer’s longest transfer sagas looks like coming to an end, as Neymar is set to stay at Barcelona.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes was today confident his new look Dons will be ready for NK Siroki Brijeg in Europe.
Aberdeen are today aiming to secure a signing before Uefa's registration deadline for the Europa League closes at midnight.
Aberdeen are today set to complete the signing of Birmingham City striker Greg Stewart on a season-long loan, after the club confirmed the player has passed his Pittodrie medical.
Dons target Shaun Maloney is set to decide where his future lies in the next 24 hours.