AC Milan and PSG are ready to move for a wantaway Tottenham defender, while two key Arsenal stars are set to be handed new contracts, all in Sunday’s papers.
PSG, MILAN TARGET WANTAWAY SPURS STAR
Tottenham defender Serge Aurier wants to leave the club, with AC Milan and former club PSG both reportedly interested in signing the 26-year-old Ivory Coast international.
The 26-year-old has largely disappointed in his two years in north London since a £23million move from PSG, starting only 22 Premier League matches.
He was also an unused substitute in May’s Champions League final defeat against Liverpool.
The defender has made it clear to team-mates that he would welcome a chance for a fresh start, according to a report in the Mail on Sunday, although that would Mauricio Pochettino short on right-back options.
Kieran Trippier was sold to Atletico Madrid over the summer, leaving Kyle Walker-Peters and Juan Foyth as the club’s only two recognised right-backs, although the latter is out until September through injury.
Aurier’s suitors have until September 2 to complete a deal, with his last club appearance coming against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League back in March – although he was on the bench for Saturday’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa.
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AND THE REST
Juventus will launch a fresh attempt to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba before the Serie A transfer window shuts (Sunday Express)
Mesut Ozil representatives are set to fly to Washington to hold talks with DC United to discuss a potential Arsenal exit (Sunday Express)
Liverpool are expected to be without Alisson for between four and eight weeks (Sunday Express)
Real Madrid have emerged as favourites to land PSG forward and former Barcelona star Neymar for £188m (Sun on Sunday)
Juventus are frustrated with Sami Khedira after the unwanted midfielder snubbed several transfers away from the club, including a move to Wolves (Sun on Sunday)
Former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes is on a shortlist of managers to lead David Beckham’s Inter Miami (Sunday Mirror)
Arsenal forwards Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette are in talks over new contract extensions (Sun on Sunday)
Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward failed to land Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s top target this summer (Star on Sunday)
Leeds chief Angus Kinnear admits Kalvin Phillips had his head turned by Aston Villa during the transfer window (Star on Sunday)
Manchester United and Tottenham could potentially launch another attempt to sign Paulo Dybala in January (Star on Sunday)
Rangers defender James Tavernier will soon be eligible to solve Scotland’s problem position at right-back when he qualifies to play for the national side (Daily Record)
Steven Gerrard has revealed he is ready to send Rangers winger Jamie Murphy out on loan (Daily Record)
Leigh Griffiths believes Celtic can score over 100 Scottish Premiership goals this season (Daily Record)
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