Transfer rumours: Bale, Alli, Reguilon, Tomori, Partey, Gimenez, Koulibaly

Transfer rumours: Bale, Alli, Reguilon, Tomori, Partey, Gimenez, Koulibaly

Football gossip

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has been left out their Europa League qualifier against Lokomotiv Plovdiv, with the 24-year-old England international facing the prospect of leaving the club to make room for the return of Wales forward Gareth Bale, 31, from Real Madrid. (Mail)external-link

Real and Spain left-back Sergio Reguilon, 23, is at Spurs’ training ground for a medical before a £25m move. (Evening Standard)external-link

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti wants to sign Chelsea and England defender Fikayo Tomori, 22, but is also willing to let a number of players leave Goodison Park, including Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 31, and England midfielder Fabian Delph, 30. (Times – subscription required)external-link

Manchester City are ready to bid for Atletico Madrid and Uruguay defender Jose Gimenez, 25, if Napoli refuse to lower their demands for 29-year-old Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly. (Guardian)external-link

Atletico and Ghana defensive midfielder Thomas Partey, 27, is among Arsenal’s main targets but the Spanish club insist they will only sell if the player’s £45m buyout clause is met. (Football.London)external-link

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Manchester United are looking into signing Ivorian winger Amad Traore, 18, from Italian side Atalanta. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp would ideally like to sign one or two more players before the end of the transfer window on 5 October. (The Athletic – subscription required)external-link

Leicester City are close to signing 23-year-old Roma and Turkey winger Cengiz Under. (Telegraph – subscription required)external-link

Tottenham’s England left-back Danny Rose, 30, is set to join Serie A side Genoa having not been given a squad number by Spurs. (Mirror)external-link

Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has suggested the La Liga side will not be re-signing Manchester City and Spain defender Eric Garcia, 19. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Arsenal are tracking Dijon and Iceland goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson, 25, with the Gunners hoping a deal can be done for about £1.5m. (Evening Standard)external-link

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has rejected reports that 26-year-old Netherlands midfielder Memphis Depay is on the verge of joining Barcelona. (Evening Standard)external-link

Sheffield United have made an enquiry for Arsenal’s English striker Folarin Balogun, 19. (Yorkshire Post)external-link

Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks, 23, looks likely to stay at the club because the Cherries value the Wales international at £50m and do not want to sell. (Sun)external-link

RB Leipzig have threatened to take legal action against Leeds United over their failure to sign 23-year-old French striker Jean-Kevin Augustin. Leipzig claim Leeds were contractually obliged to sign Augustin, who was on loan at Elland Road last season, for £17.7m when they won promotion to the Premier League. (Independent)external-link

England boss Gareth Southgate has been allowed to return to stadiums for Premier League scouting purposes after staying away during Project Restart in 2019-20. (Mail)external-link

Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said he only watched 25 minutes of the first episode of the club’s All or Nothing documentary. (Independent)external-link

Birmingham City are in talks with Ipswich Town about a £2.5m deal for striker Kayden Jackson. Bournemouth have already had an offer rejected for the 26-year-old Englishman. (East Anglian Daily Times)external-link

Newcastle United have French attacking midfielder Florent Indalecio on trial. The 23-year-old former Saint-Etienne player is a free agent. (Newcastle Chronicle)external-link

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