Liverpool move in for Bellingham, Man Utd eye Declan Rice

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Bellingham
Jude Bellingham

England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18, has hinted at a possible move to Liverpool with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp set to raid his former club Borussia Dortmund. (Star)

Liverpool have also been told to sign 27-year-old Genk and Nigeria striker Paul Onuachu by the Belgian club’s sporting director. (Mirror)

The Reds are also in a three-club-battle with Bayern Munich and Barcelona to sign Red Bull Salzburg and Germany wonderkid Karim Adeyemi, 19, who has scored six goals in six league games this season. (Bild, via Mirror)

Real Madrid are reportedly willing to offer Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe, 22, a deal worth 30m euros per year if he joins Los Blancos on a free transfer next summer. (Fichajes – in Spanish) 

Deal of the day

Chelsea will continue to monitor Sevilla and France centre-back Jules Kounde, 22, over a potential deal in January after missing out on their top defensive target this summer. (Evening Standard)

The Blues could make a move for promising Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni next summer. The 21-year-old Frenchman was on Chelsea’s transfer list but the club felt he could gain more experience with another year in Ligue 1. (The Athletic – subscription required) 

Frank Lampard wants to sign Declan Rice from West Ham
Declan Rice 

Manchester United could have a clear path to signing West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice, 22, next summer as Chelsea consider alternative options. (Mirror)

However, Juventus are also said to be interested in Tchouameni, with the Italian giants set to stage their own attempt to sign the midfielder. (Calciomercato via Sportsmole) 

Manchester City missed out on Wesley Ribeiro Silva this summer after their £6.5m bid for the 22-year-old Brazilian winger was rejected by Palmeiras. (Marca, via HITC)

Arsenal have rejected a bid from Turkish side Galatasaray for 29-year-old Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny. (Sky Sports)

Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio, 25, turned down the chance to join Tottenham or AC Milan in the summer, with the Spaniard unsettled at Real Madrid. (Marca)

Liverpool’s failure to sell Swiss winger Xherdan Shaqiri, 29, earlier or 26-year-old Belgian forward Divock Origi cost them the chance to sign Zambian forward Patson Daka, 22, from Red Bull Salzburg, before he joined Leicester City. (Here We Go Podcast, via Express)

Xherdan Shaqiri has joined Liverpool from Stoke City
Xherdan Shaqiri

Arsenal’s forgotten Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos, 23, could be poised to seal a permanent deal to loan club Stuttgart. (Bild, via Star)

Real Madrid are prepared to sanction a January loan move for Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos. The 25-year-old has returned to the Bernabeu after spending two seasons on loan with Arsenal, with Real Betis keen to sign him. (Defensacentral – in Spanish) 

French midfielder Papy Mendy, 29, could seal a last-minute exit from Leicester City with the midfielder on course to join Galatasaray on a year-long loan. (Leicester Mercury)