Transfer news and football gossip: Salah to leave Liverpool as part of Mbappe swoop, Xhaka set for Arsenal exit, Rodriguez to Man United

8 Nov

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Friday’s papers and online…

Liverpool are planning a £215m move for PSG forward Kylian Mbappe as part of a deal that could see Mohamed Salah head to Real Madrid. (El Desmarque)

Former Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka could leave the club in January, with Newcastle United ready to make a move for the 27-year-old Swiss midfielder. (The Times)

Liverpool fans, would you swap Mohamed Salah for French star Kylian Mbappe?
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a target for Barcelona and the Spanish giants could make a bid as early as January. (El Chiringuito)

Lucas Torreira is set to hold talks next week over his future at Arsenal. (Daily Mirror)

Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland could snub interest from the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal to join Bundesliga side RB Leipzig from partner club Red Bull Salzburg. (Sky Sports)

Pep Guardiola is open to managing in Italy when his contract with Manchester City expires at the end of next season. (The Times)

Bayern Munich will not appoint Arsene Wenger as the club’s new manager, despite the former Arsenal boss expressing his interest in the position in a phone call with chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United, Tottenham and Wolves are in contention to sign Colombian forward James Rodriguez from Real Madrid in January. (El Desmarque)

Xhaka could now leave Arsenal after being stripped of the captaincy for swearing at fans
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Arsenal will rival West Ham in a £22m bid for Eintracht Frankfurt defender Martin Hinteregger. (The Sun)

MLS commissioner Don Graber has claimed Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed for AC Milan. (Daily Mirror)

Burnley’s 19-year-old English winger Dwight McNeil says he is focusing on his football rather than speculation linking him with Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)

Crystal Palace are monitoring the progress of Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst, who has scored eight goals in 15 appearances for Wolfsburg this season. (Calciomercato)

Southampton defender Cedric Soares says he will leave the club at the end of the season but the Portugal international wants to save them from relegation first. (Daily Telegraph)


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