talkSPORT rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Wednesday’s papers and online…Tony Cottee reveals he suffered a brain haemorrhage earlier this year
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Frank Lampard is set to try and sign Nice full-back Youcef Atal. The 23-year-old is a £35million target for the Blues should their transfer ban be lifted. (Sun)
Chelsea are also chasing Valencia left-back Jose Gaya. The Spanish defender is being targeted as a replacement for Marcos Alonso and Emerson. (talkSPORT)
Manchester City failed in their attempts to sign Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar during the summer. The club could go back in for the Slovakian centre-back in January. (Tuttosport)contact madeDavid Beckham making audacious attempt to sign Lionel Messi for MLS franchisepatriotFive players who shined more for their country than their clubREVEALEDHow Man United forwards compare to big six rivals' goals per game recordssloppy'The players weren't taking it seriously' - Roy Keane's rant at England performancewantedMan United and Spurs to reignite interest in Paulo Dybala in JanuaryDISCUSSIONSRevealed: Man United held talks over Jadon Sancho transfer earlier this yearno joyMkhitaryan opens up on Arsenal and Man United nightmareLOST TIME'I’ve never been prouder and more privileged to pull on an Arsenal shirt'
Roma midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is currently on loan from Arsenal, said that his time in the Premier League with the Gunners and Manchester United made him ‘fall out of love’ with football. (Manchester Evening News)
Pep Guardiola is hoping Leroy Sane will sign a new deal to stay at Manchester City before Bayern Munich come in for the German winger once again. (Standard)LIVE on talkSPORT
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David Beckham has approached Barcelona legend Lionel Messi about joining his new MLS club, Inter Miami. (Mirror)
Belgium ace Kevin De Bruyne has promised former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany that he will one day move to Anderlecht to play under him. (Sun)
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The son of former Liverpool owner George Gillett has tabled a takeover bid for Championship side Derby County. (Daily Mail)
Officials have been urged by police to ignore a new FIFA rule where substituted players leave the pitch from the nearest point during the Carabao Cup tie between Southampton and Portsmouth. There are fears of crowd trouble at Fratton Park. (Sun)
25-year-old Lucas Piazon wants to leave Chelsea and is looking for a permanent deal as he is frustrated at repeatedly being sent out on loan. (Goal)