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JOSE MOURINHO is reportedly keen to offer Gareth Bale an end to his Real Madrid nightmare with a move to Tottenham.

And Zinedine Zidane would certainly be receptive to an offer for the winger after stating he refused to play against Manchester City.

Follow ALL of the latest transfer gossip, news and updates below…

  • PRIME CUT

    Amazon Prime Video have released the 20 fixtures fans can watch for free in the 2020/21 Premier League season – including Liverpool against Tottenham.

    Just like last season, the online streaming platform won the rights to two complete match weeks.

    An extra two additional individual fixtures will be confirmed at a later date.

    But in the two rounds of Premier League matches already in the Prime diary, Spurs' trip to Anfield is the standout tie.

    Amazon have the midweek games from December 15 to 17 as well as the round of fixtures between the Boxing Day games and New Year, from December 28 to 30.

    All 20 matches will be shown live on Amazon Prime Video across the two three-day windows.

  • LONG GAME

    Matty Longstaff is to complete a new contract u-turn and stay at Newcastle United, reports claim.

    The 20-year-old impressed at St James' Park in his debut season with the first team, memorably scoring on his league debut against Manchester United.

    But he had appeared set to leave upon the expiry of his £800-a-week contract, turning down numerous offers that would have increased his salary exponentially.

    Serie A side Udinese were the favourites to land his signature, while Premier League new-boys Leeds United were also keen.

    But according to The Times, Longstaff has now finally been convinced that his future lies at Newcastle.

    Steve Bruce's side are currently training in York as they step up their preparations for the new campaign, although Longstaff is yet to join up with his team-mates as he sorts out his future.

  • HANDS ARE TIED

    Joel Glazer is the one brother of the family who own Manchester United who has allegedly told Ed Woodward he is NOT to bid £108million for Jadon Sancho.

    Joel, 49, and Avram, 59, are the two co-chairmen of United, with executive vice chairman Woodward sitting under them.

    But it appears the pair are using their power to yay or nay any transfer activity.

    The problem is, when that player is your marquee signing, there is not much wiggle room for Woodward under pressure from the fans.

    It also shows how much power the brothers have over the day-to-day running of United.

  • GABRIEL LATEST

    Gabriel Magalhaes is set for his Arsenal medical today, according to reports.

    The Lille defender, 22, looks on course to complete a £22million transfer to the Gunners in the coming days.

    And according to journalist Duncan Castles, he will get checked over by doctors before signing a five-year deal at the Emirates.

    But it is likely he will need to have the medical in France due to coronavirus lockdown measures.

    Arrivals in the UK from France must go into a 14-day quarantine.

    Unless he can somehow get an exemption, that would mean the Brazilian would not be able to meet up with his team-mates until early September.

  • EAGLES SWOOP

    Benfica are interested in signing out of favour Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira, according to reports.

    The Brazilian was a regular in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s midfield in the first half of the 2019-20 campaign, but had a limited role by the end of the season.

    The emergence of Fred and Scott McTominay, coupled with Nemanja Matic’s renaissance and Bruno Fernandes’ January arrival saw Pereira’s game time become limited.

    And Paul Pogba’s return from injury post-lockdown made things even more difficult.

    So much so, that ESPN claim that he could be on his way to Benfica, who are interested in bolstering their squad with the 24-year-old.

    Solskjaer still likes Pereira and would like to keep him around at Old Trafford, but he will not give him any assurances over his playing time.

  • OPENING DAY FIXTURES

    Here are the games that will get your opening Premier League weekend fix sorted.

    Remember the two Manchester clubs have their matches postponed because they were involved in the Europa League.

  • TIME TO LUIS EARNINGS

    Luis Suarez is set for a significant pay cut if he leaves Barcelona, with both Ajax and Juventus prepared to offer him around £52,000 a week in wages.

    The Uruguayan appears to have reached the end of the road at the Nou Camp after Barca's incredible 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich as they crashed out of the Champions League.

    Ajax were first to offer the 33-year-old an exit from the Barcelona muddle, with Juventus reportedly prepared to match that offer.

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  • COMETH THE AOUAR

    Manchester City are ready to rival Arsenal for the signature of Houssem Aouar.

    According to reports, the Lyon midfielder is being highly sought-after among Europe's top clubs.

    According to Matt Spiro, his price has jumped from £36million to around £54m, following Lyon's impressive run to the Champions League semi-finals.

  • 'NIO CAMP

    Georginio Wijnaldum is a transfer target for Barcelona with new boss Ronald Koeman urging him to snub a new Liverpool contract, according to reports.

    The midfielder, 29, has just one year left on his current deal at Anfield.

    And according to AD in the Netherlands, Koeman has told his compatriot not to sign an extension.

    That's because, the report adds, the new Barca chief is keen to bring him to the Nou Camp instead.

    Koeman replaced Quique Setien this week and is preparing for a major squad overhaul.

    Other than seven 'untouchables' – Lionel Messi, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Clement Lenglet, Nelson Semedo, Frenkie de Jong, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele – everyone else is up for sale.

  • JUVE HAD A LOOK

    Manchester United are reportedly upping their interest in Juventus stars Douglas Costa and Alex Sandro.

    The Italian champions are sifting through their finances amid the coronavirus pandemic with the two players deemed good assets to cash in on.

    According to CalcioMercato, United are becoming increasingly keen on winger Costa, 29.

    Juve value the Brazilian at £36million as they seek to get rid of his £5.4m annual wages, post-tax.

    There is talk of a £27m opening offer for a player who scored three goals and made three assists in an injury-hit campaign.

    Costa still has two years left to run on his Bianconeri contract and reports outline his desire to stay in Turin.

  • FIXTURES ANNOUNCED

    Here are the opening weekend of Premier League matches.

  • WOLVES AT THE D-ORE

    Wolves are willing to sell Adama Traore this summer – but will demand £70million, according to reports.

    The rapid winger, 24, had a 2019-20 to remember with a string of electrifying performances.

    Traore finally added consistency to his game last season, as he scored six goals and added nine assists in all competitions and terrorised defences across Europe.

    The Wolves star's form has attracted the attention of the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City.

    Jurgen Klopp is desperate for some depth to his winger ranks, with Takumi Minamino, Xherdan Shaqiri, Harvey Elliott and Divock Origi his top options behind Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, at present.

    The Kop boss called Traore “unplayable” and “unbelievable” last season.

  • DAY' OF RECKONING?

    Dayot Upamecano is still being scouted by Manchester United, according to reports.

    The RB Leipzig defender, 21, was on the end of a thumping from PSG in the Champions League semi-finals, as the French club took Julian Nagelsmann’s side to the cleaners in Portugal.

    But Upamecano has attracted interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs, including United.

    According to the Athletic, the Red Devils will keep scouting him, but may not want to drag their feet.

    The Red Devils missed out on the player three years ago when they approached him and his family before being accused of not meeting his requirements for family visits at the academy.

    Arsenal have been closely linked to the French defender.

  • BROUGHT TO BROOK

    United have been told they must cough up a whopping £40million to land Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks.

    They have identified Wales winger Brooks, 23, as a viable alternative to top target Jadon Sancho as talks with Borussia Dortmund continue to stall.

    The Red Devils are long-term admirers of Brooks and are ready to press ahead with a move despite the former Sheffield United man missing most of last season through injury.

    Bournemouth’s new manager Jason Tindall wants to keep Brooks and build his side’s bid for an instant return to the Premier League around him.

    But the club’s Russian owner Maxim Demin would be willing to sell for the right price as he looks to reduce the financial impact of the Cherries’ relegation to the Championship.

    Brooks cost Bournemouth £11.5m from Sheffield United in the summer of 2018 and enjoyed a stellar debut season in the Premier League, scoring seven goals in 30 games.

  • WILLCOME

    Bristol City have signed midfielder Joe Williams from Wigan as the Latics' fire sale continues.

  • THANKS A MIL

    Manchester United look to have missed out on signing Arkadiusz Milik after Napoli agreed to sell him to Roma.

    Reports claim the Polish striker's move to the Italian capital is almost complete.

    Under the proposed terms, Roma will pay just £14million for Milik.

    They will also send Cengiz Under to Napoli in exchange for the hotshot striker, according to Corriere dello Sport.

    Milik, 26, had been a £60m summer target of both Man Utd and Tottenham.

    United fancied their chances, too – with Milik once admitting he was a fan of theirs growing up.

  • LANE RANGER

    Jose Mourinho could try and offer Gareth Bale an escape from his Real Madrid hell by bringing him back to Tottenham, according to reports.

    The Welshman, 31, is enduring a torrid time at Los Blancos and featured for just 100 minutes spread across two appearances after the season restarted.

    His three goals last season – his two in LaLiga coming in one eventful game in September where he was also sent off – was his worst return since the 2009/10 campaign.

    He even requested to be left at home for the Champions League clash at Manchester City because he knew he would not get on the pitch – and then played golf instead.

    And with his relationship with Zinedine Zidane seemingly irreparable, a move this summer as part of a squad clear out may be best for both parties.

  • GOOD MORNING FOOTY TRANSFER FANS

    SunSport can exclusively reveal Felipe Anderson is considering his future at West Ham over fears that he is going to be sidelined by David Moyes.

    The £41million Brazilian winger has barely featured since Moyes replaced Manuel Pellegrini at the London Stadium in December.

    And he is open to the possibility of a return to former club Lazio if he is not going to figure in the manager’s plans for the new season.

    Lazio are in the market for a new playmaker after David Silva changed his mind about joining them in favour of a move to Real Sociedad this week.

    SunSport can also exclusively reveal that Southampton are among the clubs trying to sign ex-Arsenal and Man Utd star Danny Welbeck for a cut-price £5.5m.

    The Watford striker wants to leave Vicarage Road after relegation to the Championship and it has emerged he has a release clause in his contract.

    Finally, Man United have been told they must cough up a whopping £40m to land Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks.

    They have identified Wales winger Brooks, 23, as a viable alternative to top target Jadon Sancho as talks with Borussia Dortmund continue to stall.

    The Red Devils are long-term admirers of Brooks and are ready to press ahead with a move despite the former Sheffield United man missing most of last season through injury.

  • COURE BLIMEY

    Watford have reportedly snubbed an offer from Everton for Abdoulaye Doucoure.

    The Standard claims Carlo Ancelotti wants the midfielder at Goodison Park this summer.

    But an initial bid has been turned down by relegated Watford.

    It's reckoned the Hornets want £25million for their star midfielder, who is keen to leave.

  • EXCLUSIVE BY MARK IRWIN

    Felipe Anderson is considering his future at West Ham over fears that he is going to be sidelined by David Moyes.

    The £41million Brazilian winger has barely featured since Moyes replaced Manuel Pellegrini at the London Stadium in December.

    And he is open to the possibility of a return to former club Lazio if he is not going to figure in the manager’s plans for the new season.

    Lazio are in the market for a new playmaker after David Silva changed his mind about joining them in favour of a move to Real Sociedad this week.

    But the Italians do not want to repay more than half of the fee they received from West Ham when Anderson moved to the London Stadium in what was then a club record deal in July 2018.

    And West Ham are in no position to take a major hit on the 27-year-old forward who still has two years to run on his contract.

  • BEN AND GONE

    Sixteen-year-old Exeter City superkid Ben Chrisene has snubbed Bayern Munich to sign for Aston Villa.

    The England youth midfielder impressed Bayern’s coaches when he played for the German giants youth team last season.

    He was also courted by reigning Euro champs Liverpool who invited him to a Champions’ League match last season as Jurgen Klopp’s VIP guest, while Chelsea boss Frank Lampard personally called him to express Chelsea’s interest in him.

    However Villa are hugely ambitious at Academy level and managed to persuade Chrisene to team up with Barcelona wonder-kid Louie Barry, who they paid £3million to lure away from the Nou Camp last season.

    It’s understood Chrisene will cost around half that amount with Villa agreeing to some lucrative add-ons for the youngster who recently turned down the offer of a full-time pro contract with the Devon club.

  • TAKING THE MIC

    Everton defender Michael Keane has emerged as a shock transfer target for Barcelona.

    Ronald Koeman is the new man in charge of the LaLiga giants and he already has his transfer targets in mind.

    The Dutchman is believed to have identified fellow countryman Memphis Depay and Donny van de Beek as as two of his top three targets this summer.

    And OK Diario claims the England centre-back is the other.

  • CHERRY PICKED

    Man United have been told they must cough up a whopping £40million to land Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks.

    They have identified Wales winger Brooks, 23, as a viable alternative to top target Jadon Sancho as talks with Borussia Dortmund continue to stall.

    The Red Devils are long-term admirers of Brooks and are ready to press ahead with a move despite the former Sheffield United man missing most of last season through injury.

    Bournemouth’s new manager Jason Tindall wants to keep Brooks and build his side’s bid for an instant return to the Premier League around him.

    But the club’s Russian owner Maxim Demin would be willing to sell for the right price as he looks to reduce the financial impact of the Cherries’ relegation to the Championship.

  • SUAR BLIMEY

    Luis Suarez could link up with Cristiano Ronaldo as Juventus are reportedly interested in signing him.

    The Catalans are planning a major overhaul after their humiliating Champions League exit and the Uruguayan is one of the stars they would be happy to let go.

    The 33-year-old has one season left on his contract but has a clause which automatically triggers a year extension if he plays 60 per cent of Barca's games next campaign.

    But Juventus are planning on moving for him this summer, according to Italian outlet TuttoMercato.

  • WHERE THERE’S A WIL

    Aston Villa are ready to compete with Leeds United for Liverpool’s £20million-rated winger Harry Wilson.

    Wilson still has hopes of breaking into Klopp’s first team this season but is willing to move if that’s what it takes to play regular first team football.

    He wants to set down roots and, if it isn’t to be at Anfield, Dean Smith is ready to roll out the red carpet for him at Villa Park.

    The Villa boss has targeted Brentford duo Ollie Watkins and Said Benrahma but isn’t prepared to meet the Bees’ £55million price-tag for the pair – with Algerian winger Benrahma priced at an eye-watering £30million.

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