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Latest Transfer Rumours Round-up, November 2018

The January transfer window is around the corner and the rumour mill is in full swing. Here are the latest Manchester United transfer updates as reported around Europe.


Transfer Round-up:

– Napoli have rejected a €90m bid from Manchester United for star defender Kalidou Koulibaly. [Footballitalia]


– Diego Godin is top of Jose Mourinho’s transfer list for January and could be available for a fee as low as €20m. [MEN]


– Manchester United have met Lorenzo Pellegrini’s agent and could pay out the midfielder’s €30m release clause for a January transfer. United also offering €70,000 per week wages for Pellegrini which is double of what he currently earns at Roma. [Footballitalia]

– Jose Mourinho could turn to Brighton defender Lewis Dunk to solve defensive problems. [Sunday Express]


– If David De Gea decides to leave on a free transfer, Manchester United have a plan in place to sign England No. 1 Jordan Pickford and could bid upto 60m for him. [The Sun]


– Jose Mourinho could look to sign versatile West Ham Defensive Midfielder Declan Rice, whose contract expires in the summer. [ Daily Star]


– The negotiations for a contract renewal for Milan Skriniar at Inter Milan have hit a roadblock due to wage demands. Manchester United could make a move for the Slovakian defender who could be available for €70m. Inter offered €2m euros per year for Skriniar which was rejected. [Corrie Dello Sport]



– Jose Mourinho has given Woodward a centre back shortlist that includes Diego Godin, Kalidou Koulibaly, Milan Skriniar, Gary Cahill and Toby Alderweireld. [The Sun]



– Jose Mourinho is interested in signing Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic in January or in Summer. If a deal falls through, Manchester United could go for Sampdoria defender Joachim Andersen. [Sky Italia]



– Manchester United have begun negotiations with Chris Smalling over a new contract worth €120,000 per week.[Mail]


– Everton want to sign Chris Smalling on a free transfer when his contract runs out. A fee of £30m would tempt United to sell this January.  [Sun]



–  Manchester United have excercised the one year extension on Anthony Martial’s contract, which will make him stay until 2020. But, an agreement on a new contract is way off the mark despite another round of negotiations. [Sky Sports]



– Inter Milan are ready to sell Ivan Perisic for a cut price fee of £31m. [Standard]


– Jose Mourinho watched Axel Witsel in action last week. United will make a move for the midfielder in January. [HLN]


Real Madrid are plotting a raid on  Marcus Rashford.  (Sun Sport)


Juventus have begun putting together a dossier on Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford and are eyeing up a summer move for the 21-year-old. (TheTimes)


Juventus preparing offer to bring Paul Pogba back to Turin. [Tutto sport]





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