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Manchester United evaluate a move for a talented French midfielder on Leeds’ radar, while Valencia look to hand over a Tottenham star, all in the latest Euro Paper Talk.
MAN UTD EYE SECOND MIDDLE FIELD
United manchester they have become “very interested” in Toulouse midfielder Kouadio Kone, according to a report.
Previous speculation has pointed to how Leeds and AC Milan are among the clubs seeking a possible deal for the Frenchman.
Indeed, the whites have maintained their interest in the 19-year-old despite the fact that its price amounts to 15 million euros. His exit fee increased to that € 10 million figure because Milan had opened initial negotiations.
However, United have become the latest club to show interest in singing Kone.
Mercato foot notes that the Red Devils have become contenders, adding that they are keeping a close eye on the player’s profile.
In addition, the player has a “choice”, with Borussia Monchengladbach from the Bundesliga interested.
For now, however, Milan is reportedly still the top candidate for Kone’s signing after making its first offer to Toulouse.
If United reaffirms its interest in Kone, it could become the second midfielder to arrive this month. Reports have suggested that The Red Devils are locked in negotiations to sign the Ecuadorian Moisés Caicedo, also 19.
French U19 international Kone, meanwhile, made his breakthrough in Ligue 1 with Toulouse in the 2018/19 appearance.
But after an outing that season, he went on to play 13 top-flight games last season. Additionally, he has appeared in all but one of Toulouse’s Ligue 2 matches this season after relegation, chipping in a goal.
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AND THE REST OF EURO PAPER TALK
Valencia want a loan for the Tottenham midfielder Harry winks. However, the Spanish club has made it clear that it does not want a purchase option. (Todofichajes)
Manchester city They are delaying Rabbi Matondo’s move from Schalke to Stoke because of his choice over the player. (Sport 1)
In addition, they are in talks with Lazio about the sale of Oleksandr Zinchenko. In fact, the Italian club has offered 20 million euros for the permanent transfer of the player. (Todofichajes)
Marseille are interested in signing Wolves forward Patrick Cutrone, who has returned from his loan at Fiorentina. (Sky Sport Italia)
However, the Wolves are likely to send the Italian straight to their first team after his retirement. (Sky sports)
RED REACHES A VERBAL AGREEMENT
Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo reached a verbal agreement on a deal to sign for Boca Juniors. (ESPN)
United is close to signing Moses Caicedo, which has rejected offers from two other teams. (TuttoMercatoWeb)
Nice is still interested in Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho despite bringing ArsenalWilliam Saliba on loan. (Nice-Matin)
Ajax are working on a deal to sign West Ham forward Sebastian Haller for around € 25 million. (The team)
THE CELTIC MAN WANTS TO BE IN SCOTLAND
Celtic loaner Diego Laxalt has turned down a lucrative proposal from Al-Hilal. In fact, his priority is to stay in Scotland when his loan from AC Milan ends. (Gianluca di Marzio)
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has shown his interest in Tottenham Son Heung-min. The winger has reportedly started initial discussions about extending his stint at Spurs. (Central defense)
SpursMeanwhile, they are ready to intensify interest in Juventus defender Merih Demiral. (Don Balon)
Fluminense are ready to sell forward Marcos Paulo, who was a recent target for Newcastle and Watford. (Balloon Esporte)
Crystal Palace is among four clubs seeking a deal for Fiorentina’s Christian Kouame. (Corrierre dello Sport)
WEST BROM IN THE MIDDLE FIELD HUNT
Meanwhile, West brom They have joined the Eagles in the search for Fenerbahce midfielder Ozan Tufan. (Takvim)
Juventus hero Federico Chiesa says his team put in a “collective” performance to beat AC Milan on Wednesday. (Sky Sport Italia)
Sergio Ramos’ reluctance to sign a new deal with Real Madrid centers on a 10 percent pay cut. In fact, the club stalwart is frustrated by the club’s approach. (AS)