Football news and transfer gossip: Alexis Sanchez could leave Man United on loan, Arsenal duo in talks over new contracts, Mauricio Pochettino targets Tottenham trophy


The transfer window may be closed in England but there could yet be a number of moves still to happen across Europe. talkSPORT takes a look at the latest football news, transfer rumours and gossip in the papers and online…

Roma have held talks with Manchester United about the prospect of taking Alexis Sanchez on loan. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signalled his faith in Anthony Martial as a centre-forward by handing the France striker the No 9 shirt for this season and could allow Sanchez to go. The Italian transfer window closes on September 2 and Roma have been given the opportunity to take the player on a season-long loan. (Daily Telegraph)

David de Gea not signed his new Manchester United contract – but he is finally set to put pen-to-paper this month. De Gea’s agent Jorge Mendes was in Manchester this week to thrash out terms on a new £350,000-a-week deal. De Gea is expected to sign on for six more years. (The Sun)

De Gea has agreed a new Man United contract in principle


De Gea has agreed a new Man United contract in principle

John McGinn says he laughed when he heard about rumours of a move to Manchester United and is loving life at Aston Villa as he prepares to make his Premier League bow. FULL STORY HERE

Mauricio Pochettino believes winning a trophy is what will make this season a success for Tottenham. As manager, he has delivered four successive top four Premier League finishes, but the lack of silverware is often highlighted. “My personal feeling is that starting my sixth season I need to lift a trophy,” he admitted. “Carabao Cup, FA Cup, Premier League or Champions League. FULL STORY HERE

Jurgen Klopp is waiting to discover whether Alisson Becker sustained a serious injury during Liverpool’s victory over Norwich on Friday night. The Reds ran out 4-1 winners at Anfield in the opening game of the 2019/20 Premier League season but the display was somewhat marred by the withdrawal of their number one, who will undergo a scan on Saturday. FULL STORY HERE

Luka Milivojevic has put pen to paper on a new deal which will see him stay at Crystal Palace until 2023. The club captain has signed on for four more years at Selhurst Park after playing every minute of last season. FULL STORY HERE

Saido Berahino has joined Belgian club Zulte Waregem on a free transfer. The 26-year-old striker has put pen-to-paper on a two-year deal with an option for a further 12 months following his departure from Stoke.

Saido Berahino appeared to have vendetta against Stoke and his attitude was terrible, says Glen Johnson

Fikayo Tomori will enter contract talks with Chelsea as Frank Lampard plans to give the 21-year-old his first team chance following David Luiz’s move to Arsenal on deadline day. The 21-year-old’s contract expires in 2021 and the Blues have always been keen to keep hold of the defender after his impressive loan spell under Lampard at Derby County last season. (GOAL)

Arsenal stars Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette are in talks over new contract extensions. Aubameyang, 30, still has two-years left on his deal, which runs out in the summer of 2021. Lacazette has three years remaining until 2022 after signing on for five seasons from Lyon in 2017. However, the new and more ruthless hierarchy at the Emirates will not let the pair run down their deals. (The Sun)

Arsenal are keen to tie down strike duo Aubameyang and Lacazette

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Arsenal are keen to tie down strike duo Aubameyang and Lacazette

Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac will miss Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Newcastle on Sunday as the police investigate “further security incidents”, the club have announced. FULL STORY HERE

Arsenal legend Martin Keown has hailed the club’s summer transfer window, but told talkSPORT he is ‘still concerned’ about their midfield .The Gunners, who reportedly only had £40million to spend this summer, finished the window as the Premier League’s biggest spenders. However, Keown – who has cast his doubts on ‘gamble’ signing David Luiz – still has concerns over the strength of the Gunners’ midfield options and back-four ahead of the new Premier League campaign. FULL STORY HERE

Keown has also tipped Tottenham to have a strong season this year and believes Arsena’s bitter rivals are in with a strong chance of winning the Premier League. FULL STORY HERE

Everton have been told to wear their white third kit from last season against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Toffees had planned to don their new coral and navy second strip for the occasion but have been told they must wear last season’s third strip due to fears of a kit clash. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham vs Aston Villa is live on talkSPORT on Saturday – one of three Premier League commentaries on GameDay

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