RANGERS and Celtic could be set to do battle over an English non-league striker.
Football Insider reports that both Glasgow clubs plus a number down south have their eye on Dulwich Hamlet’s Reise Allassani, who has scored 17 goals in 16 games for the Bostik League Premier Division side.
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The 22-year-old is a former Crystal Palace youth player.
The same source also believes Rangers are interested in bringing David Cotterill to Ibrox if Josh Windass is sold.
Celtic and Anderlecht have already met on the pitch in this season’s Champions League group stages, but could now be set to do battle over Newcastle defender Chancel Mbemba.
The Sun say that the 23-year-old, who has been out of favour at the Magpies, is a target for both clubs.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers admits transfer speculation may be affecting Moussa Dembele.
The French striker has long been rumoured to be subject to a big money bid from the Premier League, recently linked with an £18m switch to Brighton.
Rodgers insists that no concrete bids have yet been made, and that talk of his future could harm the young star’s development. (Daily Record)
Chris Kane reckons his loan spell at Queen of the South will make him a better player.
The 23-year-old struggled to make an impact after making the temporary switch from St Johnstone, but has now scored four times in five games.
Dundee United boss Csaba Laszlo has admitted his business in the window may be over, and that he’s facing his biggest challenge in football at Tannadice.
United were hammered 6-1 at the weekend by Falkirk.
Tottenham and Real Madrid are reportedly in advanced negotiations over Harry Kane, with the 24-year-old reportedly keen to wear the number 10 shirt for Los Blancos. The Daily Express says reports in Spain suggest the England international is planning to quit the Premier League, with a move to Real firmly in his sights.
Jack Wilshere is expected to hold new contract talks with Arsenal next week, the Mirror reports. The paper says the club are finally ready to make a formal contract offer to the 26-year-old midfielder, but he has been warned he may have to accept a pay cut if he wants to stay with the Gunners. Wilshere’s current deal expires at the end of the season.
Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to leave Old Trafford later this year, the Mirror reports. The paper says the Red Devils are considering replacements, and that he could potentially leave before he is out of contract at the end of United’s current campaign.
Southampton are plotting a transfer bid for Atletico Madrid’s Nicolas Gaitan, the Mirror reports. But the paper says Mauricio Pellegrino will face competition from Crystal Palace and Everton for the 29-year-old, who has fallen out of favour at the Spanish club.
Newcastle are said to be eyeing up Sparta Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka after Kevin Trapp opted to stay at Paris St Germain. The Daily Mail says Slovakia international Dubravka is Rafael Benitez’s latest transfer target, as the club continue their hunt for a new goalkeeper.
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