CELTIC’S Jozo Simunovic is not for sale, insists Brendan Rodgers, despite defender Rivaldo Coetzee being set to arrive at the club in the next day or two.
The Hoops have agreed a deal for the South African defender with Ajax Cape Town, while Burnley and Torino eye Simunovic.
Also linked with a Parkhead exit is Eric Sviatchenko, who could be heading for Copenhagen. (The Sun)
Meanwhile, Peter Lawwell’s attendance at Manchester City’s match against Everton last night points to a deal for Patrick Roberts being completed soon, reports The Sun.
Dundee boss Neil McCann is running the rule over former Rangers and Aberdeen target Khalid Aucho and former Nottingham Forest striker James Demetriou.
The Dens Park boss is hoping to add to his squad which has been decimated by injuries. (The Courier)
Also in The Courier, Dundee managing director John Nelms reveals he wouldn’t have a problem with sharing the club’s proposed new ground with city rivals United.
Cardiff are the latest club to be linked with a move for Motherwell’s Chris Cadden.
The Welsh side sent a scout to watch him in the Steelmen’s 2-0 win over Ross County. (The Sun)
As if Paris St Germain were not already dominating the headlines during this window, they could be closing in on another sensational transfer swoop, according to Sky Italia.
The Ligue 1 side, who signed Neymar for a world-record fee earlier this month, are ready to go big again and bring Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe to the club for £128million. They are also eyeing up Monaco’s £73million-rated Fabinho in a double deal that would break the £200million barrier.
Sky Sports News are however reporting that the Mbappe transfer would be an initial loan move until next summer.
The Daily Mail are reporting that Arsenal are set for crunch talks with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain over a new deal. A £125,000-per-week contract has been offered to the England international, but Chelsea are interested observers.
Chelsea have other issues to contend with, though, notably the potential sale of Diego Costa and, according to the Sun, his likely buyers Atletico Madrid have told the striker to smooth over his relationship with his current employers.