According to the Daily Mirror, Manchester United has “advanced” efforts to replace Cristiano Ronaldo with Paris Saint-Germain phenom Kylian Mbappe, 23. According to the newspaper, the Red Devils will “fire” the 37-year-old after his explosive interview in which he slammed his club and indicated he did not respect manager Erik ten Hag. Mbappe, a World Cup winner for France, has since emerged as a potential replacement for Ronaldo, with United reportedly willing to pay his £150 million-plus transfer fee.
According to the same publication, Liverpool player Fabio Carvalho may be returning to England after leaving Portugal’s Under-21 team. The 20-year-old has impressed at Anfield since joining from Fulham in the summer, and he has also represented the Three Lions at the junior level.
According to the Daily Express, Manchester United and Arsenal are among the clubs involved in a “six-way fight” to sign Inter Milan’s Slovakian center-back Milan Skriniar. The Italian club intended to sign the 27-year-old to a new contract before the World Cup break.
And, according to the Liverpool Echo, Leicester, Everton, and Brighton are all interested in signing former Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Brice Samba, 28, from Lens.
Benjamin Pavard: According to Football Italia, the 26-year-old France defender is open to joining AC Milan from Bayern Munich, despite being extensively connected with Manchester United.
Toni Kroos: Sports news Manchester City is interested in signing the 32-year-old German midfielder, but Real Madrid is hoping he would extend his contract.