Newera Sports takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and around the world.
Newcastle keen to tie down Longstaff
Longstaff is free to talk to foreign clubs in January as his contract winds down, but the Magpies don’t want to lose the 19-year-old and will attempt to tie him down with a long-term deal.
According to The Birmingham Mail, Aston Villa is the bookies third-favorites to capture Tottenham midfielder, Eric Dier.
The 25-year-old has made just one Premier League start for Spurs this season, and has lost his place in the England set-up as well.
A move to the Midlands side in January would give him the chance to stake a claim in Gareth Southgate’s Euro 2020 squad.
Ranieri set for Sampdoria
Calciomercato says that Claudio Ranieri is sure to be the next manager of Sampdoria.
The former Chelsea and Leicester City boss will sign a contract worth £2 million for this season, and the deal will automatically renew the next campaign if he can keep the Genoa club up.
Sampdoria is at the bottom of Serie A as it stands with one win and six losses in seven matches.
United have been toothless upfront so far this season after selling Romelu Lukaku to Inter without replacing him.
Mandzukic was linked with the Red Devils this summer and is surplus to requirements with Maurizio Sarri in charge in Turin.
Those circumstances make ex-Liverpool man Nicol certain Mandzukic is on the way to Manchester in January.
Man Utd not ‘naive’ enough to sack Solskjaer
The former Red Devil thinks the club will back the embattled Norwegian to turn the team’s fortunes around in a long-term rebuild.
“[United aren’t] naive enough to think that it was going to be a situation where he just changes it overnight,” said the retired centre-back.
Despite leaving Liverpool for Barcelona 18 months ago, Philippe Coutinho could prove positive for the Anfield side.
The Brazil international is now at Bayern Munich after failing to impress at Camp Nou, and his good form in Bavaria is keeping Thomas Muller on the sidelines.
The Mirror thinks that could force the Germany star out, with Liverpool a potential destination.
Ampadu has not featured for the Bundesliga side this season in any competition, though he featured for Wales in their 1-1 draw with Slovakia on Friday.
The Sun claims the Chelsea hierarchy are concerned about his role at the club and could bring an early end to his spell there.
The 25-year-old has featured for the Bayern first-team twice since joining in 2017 and has proved prolific for the reserves.
Norwich boss Daniel Farke has highlighted him as a potential signing, but there is also interest from the Eredivisie.
Mario Mandzukic is waiting on an offer from Manchester United in January, Calciomercato reports.
Juventus are eager to offload the Croatian striker, who recently rejected a lucrative offer from Qatar.
United came close to signing Mandzukic and his team-mate Paulo Dybala last summer after Romelu Lukaku left Old Trafford to join Inter but talks broke down.
United are expected to return for Mandzukic in January as they need to strengthen in attack and Juve are willing to let him go for €10 million (£9m/$11m).
The 23-year-old Morocco international is on loan from Club Brugge, though the Serie A side has an option to buy him.
But Lazio already has their eye on him and have enquired about his price.
Christian Eriksen is open to joining Bayern Munich, Sport1 claims.
The attacking midfielder is expected to leave Tottenham as his contract expires at the end of the season, though the club is reportedly considering selling him in the next transfer window.
Real Madrid and Manchester United are eager to sign Eriksen, but Bayern has also emerged as candidates and Sport1 claims the Bundesliga giants have already reached out to him.