Thierry Henry condemns two-year World Cup, Chelsea, Arsenal eye Napoli’s Insigne

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Thierry Henry
Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry has criticised his former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger’s plan for a World Cup every two years, calling it “mentally exhausting”. (Sun)

England winger Raheem Sterling, 26, is still facing an uncertain Manchester City future despite an “uneasy truce” with manager Pep Guardiola. (Daily Telegraph – subscription required)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is on Barcelona’s wish list to replace current boss Ronald Koeman with the Dutchman’s future at the club under threat after a poor start to the season. (Mail)

Fiorentina and Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21, dreams of a transfer to Manchester City. The Premier League champions were linked with a move over the summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told 21-year-old England winger Jadon Sancho to be direct, as he waits for his first goal involvement at the club. (Mirror)

Chelsea and Germany striker Timo Werner, 25, faces a fight for his future at the club after struggling for form since the arrival of Romelu Lukaku. (London Evening Standard)

Timo Werner was involved in both Chelsea goals to down Sheffield Utd
Timo Werner

Arsenal want to sign Napoli and Italy forward Lorenzo Insigne should the 30-year-old leave his boyhood club. (Corriere dello Sporto via Express)

Chelsea are also interested in the Napoli captain, who has yet to sign a new deal with the Italian club. (Mail)

Manchester City are considering a bid for Villarreal and Spain defender Pau Torres, 24. (Marca – in Spanish)

Everton might make a January move for Newcastle’s English midfielder Sean Longstaff, 23. (Independent)

Real Madrid will have the money to sanction a move for Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Haaland, 21, next summer, while also maintaining an interest in Paris St-Germain and France star Kylian Mbappe, 22. (AS – in Spanish)

Haaland has scored seven goals in five appearances for Dortmund this season
Erling Haaland

English defender Axel Tuanzebe, 23, is open to making his loan spell at Aston Villa from Manchester United permanent. (Birmingham Mail)