The giants compete for Wijnaldum; Man Utd ready to pounce on Real Madrid legend

Liverpool’s chances of staying with Georginio Wijnaldum are dwindling every week, while Manchester United are ready to jump if Sergio Ramos leaves Real Madrid, all in the papers.

ROYAL MOVE FOR WIJNALDUM

Liverpool’s hopes of keeping Georginio Wijnaldum have been exhausted after Real Madrid entered the race to sign, claims a report.

The Italian periodical Corriere Dello Sport, citado por Sport They claim that Zinedine Zidane’s Real is interested in the Dutch midfielder.

Wijnaldum is a goal for Barcelona and Ronald Koeman has confirmed his interest in the 30-year-old. But now it seems that Liverpool will have to defend themselves against the two giants of LaLiga.

Barça will go for Wijnaldum again in January, but Madrid will fight with them for their signing.

Wijnaldum is in the final year of his contract at Anfield. You will be able to sign a pre-contract agreement with another club in January.

Despite Barcelona’s interest, Jurgen Klopp remains determined to keep Wijnaldum at Liverpool.

As such, Calciomercato claims Liverpool have offered Wijnaldum a 40% raise on his current deal of £ 75,000 a week.

INTER CHASE ALMIRON

Newcastle United star Miguel Almirón is being monitored by Inter, his agent revealed. (Europe Calcium)

Former Argentina star Diego Milito is considering leaving his position as technical secretary at Racing Club. (Old)

Lionel Messi’s furious outburst at the airport has given Manchester City new hope of signing the Barcelona star (Express)

Wayne Rooney wants assurances that Derby County is willing to spend in January before taking over as coach. (Daily mail)

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen hopes Lionel Messi can be persuaded to sign a new contract to keep him at Camp Nou (BarcaTV)

UNITED LINKED WITH CENTRAL DEFENDERS

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Manchester United is likely to try to sign Dayot Upamecano, who has a € 45m buyout clause at RB Leipzig. (Bild)

Man Utd will try to sign Raphael Varane, who enters the last 18 months of his contract at Real Madrid (Daily Star)

Inter Milan want to get rid of Christian Eriksen and Matias Vecino, with Leandro Paredes and Arkadiusz Milik on the way. (Gazette dello Sport)

Bayern Munich and Austria defender David Alaba, 28, is Real Madrid’s main target if Spanish center-back Sergio Ramos leaves the club in the summer. (AS)

Barcelona forward Martin Braithwaite wants to fight for his place at Camp Nou, despite interest from the Premier League in a transfer in January. (Mirror)

Jurgen Klopp wants to work with PSG star Kylian Mbappé after previously trying to sign him, according to reports in Spain.

West Ham’s Brazilian winger Felipe Anderson, 27, could soon return from his loan to Porto if the Portuguese team can re-sign Brazilian forward Hulk, 34, from Shanghai SIPG in January. (Record)

It seems unlikely that Barcelona will sign 19-year-old Spanish defender Eric Garcia in January as Manchester City is unwilling to compromise on its € 20 million (£ 17.8 million) valuation. (Brand)

Mohamed Salah will miss Liverpool’s next three games after testing positive for coronavirus for the second time. (Sun)

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof suffers from a recurring back injury and asked to retire in Sweden’s 4-2 loss in France on Tuesday night. (Sun)

ARSENAL REKIK DEAL AGREEMENT

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Arsenal agreed to sign 18-year-old Tunisian U21 defender Omar Rekik from Hertha Berlin in January and return him to the German club. (Soccer London)

Sevilla and Hertha Berlin are interested in signing the 27-year-old German midfielder from Paris St-Germain Julian Draxler (Calciomercato).

Brighton, Newcastle and Sheffield United are interested in signing Burnley’s English midfielder Jack Cork, 31. (Mirror)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given eight academy prospects a chance to impress during training this week amid the club’s current injury crisis. (Mirror)

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi can become the club’s Sir Alex Ferguson if he returns as coach, says Barça presidential candidate Victor Font. (.)

Cesc Fabregas, 33, says he is “disappointed” with his former Barcelona coach, Pep Guardiola. (CCMA, via Goal)

French teenager Eduardo Camavinga says he dreams of joining a “great club,” but the 18-year-old midfielder has not ruled out renewing his contract at Rennes. (AS)

Premier League managers have come together to bring the five substitute rule back on the agenda. (Mirror)

Former Liverpool, Chelsea and Newcastle manager Rafael Benítez disagrees with Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola and believes the Premier League did well to abandon the five substitute rule. (Quick)

DYCHE ON MONEY

Sean Dyche can make millions of pounds if Dwight McNeil or any of Burnley’s other academy products are sold while he’s at the club. (Daily mail)

The PFA is looking to bolster its dementia task force with England captain Steph Houghton and former Scotland defender David Weir among those coming up. (Daily mail)

UEFA is considering moving Liverpool’s final Champions League group match in Denmark due to further complications surrounding coronavirus restrictions. (Daily mail)

EFL clubs have generated more than £ 11 million from streaming league and cup games live this season, but the service is drawing 1,000 ‘complaints’ every weekend. (Daily mail)

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MAN UTD TRACK RAMOS

MADRID, SPAIN - AUGUST 11: Gonzalo Higuain (R) of AC Milan talks with Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid CF after the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy between Real Madrid CF and AC Milan at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on August 11, 2018 in Madrid Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno / Getty Images)

Manchester United has been named by the Spanish media as one of the three clubs interested in signing Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos (Daily Express)

Arsenal have “opened talks” with RB Salzburg about a deal for Dominik Szoboszlai, it has been claimed. (Daily star)

Arsenal could have a chance to sign former Tottenham hero Christian Eriksen. (Daily star)

Rangers legend Ally McCoist has urged free agent Jack Wilshere to join Steven Gerrard’s Rangers revolution and restore the shine to his career. (Scottish sun)

Leeds continue to consider Steven Gerrard as a possible replacement for Marcelo Bielsa should the Argentine pass as coach, it has been stated. (Scottish sun)

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