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Premier League clubs are lining up to signDjed Spence from Middlesbrough in January.
The Brazilian has long been linked with a return to Camp Nou, but he expects to sign a new deal with the Ligue 1 champions to prolong his stay in Paris.
Chelsea's summer signing is lighting up Stamford Bridge.
Middlesbrough managerNeil Warnock is interested in signing Duncan Watmore after a two-week trial.
"He's done ever so well, I'm pleased for him," Warnock explained following Saturday's win over Nottingham Forest.
"I'm not sure what we can do regarding signings but he wanted to get fit and it's been a good opportunity for him."
The Blues are ready to table a bid worth £7.2 million ($9.3m) for the Bosnia international midfielder.
The 21-year-old is under contract until 2023.
His contract is up in 2022 and with many clubs circling, there is no progress with regards new talks.
Indeed, it may be months before they begin again.
Numerous clubs wanted Juventus centre-back Daniele Rugani this season, according to agent Davide Torchia.
"For those prices, Juve did not sell him, and I do not dispute whether they did right or wrong."
Rio Ferdinand has warned thatManchester City’s players could be unsettled regarding speculation over the future of manager Pep Guardiola, who has not committed to signing a new deal with the club.
"I don't know if big clubs are going to come and get me but I know I'm better now and that's what matters.I don't know if I will be Lille next season.I know I'm happy here, I feel good at LOSC and I'm still under contract for three years.But I don't know what can happen in three months or a year so we'll see what the future holds," he told the media.
He is set to receive a healthy boost to his salary.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti is keen to remain at the club longer than he has stuck with previous sides.
"I think we are going to win, but it takes time, a little bit longer than at other top teams I managed," Ancelotti said on Saturday.
"But the fact is I feel good here. I would like to stay more than two or three years that I've usually done in the past with other clubs."
The Liberia international had been sidelined from the club since mid-October after breaking coronavirus lockdown protocol by holding a 100-person party, at which one individual was shot.
Ghanalegend Asamoah Gyan, Africa's top scorer in the history of the World Cup, has returned to his homeland in a surprise move to sign for local side Legon Cities.
His return was confirmed by the Ghana Premier League on Saturday, local transfer deadline day, with the34-year-oldputtingpen to paper on a one-year deal.
The signing marks Gyan'sreturn to domestic football for the first time since 2003 when he left Liberty Professionals for Italian sideUdinese, embarking on a career that would include stints inEngland,FranceandChinaamong others.
FormerBarcelonahead coach Quique Setien believes Lionel Messi is hard to manage, addingthat the Argentine's enormous reputation meant he was difficult for thecoach to criticise while in charge at Camp Nou.
Setien took over Barca in January after the club sacked Ernesto Valverde, but the ex-Real Betismanager lasted just over six months in the post beforehe too was relieved of his dutiesin August.
Barca's stunning 8-2 defeat in theChampions Leaguewas the final straw for Setien, who completed a season at Camp Nou that saw the club fail to win a trophy.
While the Rossoneri are content with their current backline, the club will not rule out adding further cover as they seek to continue fighting on multiple fronts, both domestically in Serie A and the Coppa Italia, and in the Europa League.
The reigning La Liga champions are finalising a streamlined budget, and will not sanction spending unless further sales are made.
Jones has been linked to a loan switch to Turf Moor in January, but the planned takeover of the Clarets could scupper those chances.
Defender had trial at Anfield in 2018
Schuurs, 19, strutted his stuff at Anfield during a trial two years ago and impressed in the clubs'recent Champions League meeting.