Football gossip: Sanchez, Neymar, Coutinho, Lindelof, Sane, Balotelli, Iwobi


Alexis Sanchez is refusing to leaveManchester Unitedthis summer, despite boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer threatening to drop him to the reserves if he stays, andRomaare now looking at other targets.(Sun)

However, Serie A sidesAC Milan,JuventusandNapoliare still interested in signing the 30-year-old Chile forward.(Mail)

Real Madridinstantly rejected a request fromParis St-Germainto include Vinicius Junior, 19, in a deal for fellow Brazilian forward Neymar, 27.(AS)

Aside from Vinicius,PSGare keen onRealadding Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, 33, and Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 27, to any offer for Neymar.(Marca)

Neymar trained by himself on Wednesday and will continue to do so until he his sold.(Esporte Interactivo, via Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Brazil attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, could still joinPSGin an outright transfer if he is not part of a Neymar deal.(Goal)

Manchester Unitedand Sweden centre-back Victor Lindelof, 25, is set to sign a new contract with a significant increase on his £75,000-a-week wages.(Aftonbladet – in Swedish)

Bayern Munichcould revive their interest inManchester Cityand Germany winger Leroy Sane despite the 23-year-old suffering a serious knee injury that will keep him out for up to seven months.(Bild – in German)

Marseilleand Italy striker Mario Balotelli, 29, is set to sign a three-year deal with Serie A sideBresciaafter rejecting an offer from Brazilian sideFlamengo.(Guardian)

Flamengoare still hoping to change Balotelli’s mind, having agreed to his request to also sign brother Enock to play in one of their subsidiary teams.(Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

Manchester Unitedopted against a summer move forSporting Lisbonand Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 24, because their scouts felt he gives the ball away too often.(Mail)

Evertonand Nigeria winger Alex Iwobi, 23, says he leftArsenalon deadline day to prove he is no longer just an emerging talent.(Mirror)

Borussia Dortmundrejected an approach this summer from a major European club for 19-year-old England winger Jadon Sancho, who is a reported target forManchester United.(Ruhr Nachrichten – in German)

Tottenhamwill sit down again with Christian Eriksen, 27, to discuss a new contract before the European transfer window closes on 2 September, amid interest fromReal MadridandJuventusin the Denmark midfielder.(Independent)

FormerLiverpoolstriker Daniel Sturridge, 29, looks set to sign for Turkish sideTrabzonsporin a deal worth 3m euros (£2.8m) per season.(Goal)

Arsenalare set to receive 10% of former midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide’s 25m euro (£23.1m) transfer toLyonfromAngers.(Ouest France, via Sun)

Monacoare lining up a move to sign both France midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 32, and Italy centre-back Daniele Rugani, 25, fromJuventus.(Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

Tottenhamdo not expect Spain striker Fernando Llorente, 34, to return to the club on a free transfer.(Evening Standard)

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