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Review of the Day
Brentford have given goalkeeper David Raya a new 4 year deal.
Club Brugge duo Hans Vanaken and former Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet have signed 5 year contracts.
Oldham Athletic have completed the signing of free agent Congolese international striker Dylan Bahamboula.
Ipswich Town have taken former Tottenham Hotspur youngster Keanan Bennetts on loan for the season from Borussia Monchengladbach.
Mansfield Town striker Danny Rose has signed for Northampton Town for an undisclosed fee.
Chelsea’s teenage midfielder Jon Russell has joined Accrington Stanley on a season-long loan.
Watford’s Colombian striker Luis Suarez has joined Granada for £6.3m.
Dan Barlaser has been signed by Rotherham United for an undisclosed fee from Newcastle United.
Preston North End have paid a “significant” undisclosed fee for Danish striker Emil Riis Jakobsen from Randers FC.
Devante Cole has returned to Motherwell after leaving Doncaster Rovers to replace Jermaine Hylton to sign for Ross County. Leaving Ross County is winger Josh Mullin after asking to have his contract terminated.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has told the BBC that winger Yannick Bolasie is up for grabs as “there is no space for him” in the squad.
Queens Park Rangers have spent an undisclosed fee on Macauley Bonne from Charlton Athletic.
Czech Republic international right-back Vladimir Coufal has signed for West Ham United for £5.4m from Slavia Prague.
Borussia Dortmund have reiterated their commitment to holding onto Jadon Sancho despite the interest from Manchester United.
Michael Cuisance’s proposed transfer to Leeds United from Bayern Munich has fallen through.
Southampton are hopeful of signing Ibrahima Diallo from Brest.
Teenage defender Wesley Fofana has signed for Leicester City from Saint-Etienne for an undisclosed fee of over £30m.
Sheffield United have spent a club record £23.5m on Liverpool’s young striker Rhian Brewster. The deal gives Liverpool a 3 year option to buy the England under-21 forward back and gives them a 15% cut of any sell-on fee.
RB Salzburg’s sporting director Christoph Freund has confirmed that they are close to signed Brenden Aaronson from Philadelphia Union for a January transfer.
Barcelona’s sporting director Ramon Planes has denied that the club is in talks with Manchester United over a move for Ousmane Dembele.
Real Madrid have loaned Borja Mayoral to AS Roma for two years in return for a 2m euro loan fee. Roma will have an option to make the transfer permanent at the end of this season for 15m euros or the end of the following season for 20m euros.
Almeria have signed young Spanish left-back Alex Centelles from Valencia on a free transfer.
Zinedine Zidane’s son Enzo has signed for Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca on a free transfer from Almeria.
Manchester United have loaned Andreas Pereira to Lazio.
Tottenham Hotspur have paid a £2.7m loan for to sign Carlos Vinicius on loan from Benfica.
Genoa have loaned Claudio Spinelli to Russian side FC Koper.
Swansea City have signed Swedish striker Vikto Gyokeres on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion.
Nottingham Forest have released Albert Adomah.
Dynamo Moscow have received a loan fee of £1.8m for German forward Maximilian Philipp from VfL Wolfsburg.
Brazilian left-back Jorge has joined FC Basel from AS Monaco on loan.
Former Manchester United attacking midfielder Shinji Kagawa has been released by Real Zaragoza.
Athletic Bilbao have spent over £10m to sign Spanish winger Alex Berenguer from Torino.
Cadiz have released David Carmona.
Villareal have signed Haissem Hassan from Chateauroux.
Young Spanish centre-forward Antonin has signed for Rayo Vallecano on loan from Granada.
Bundesliga side 1.FC Cologne have signed Marius Wolf on loan from Borussia Dortmund.
Italian right-back Fabio Depaoli has joined Atalanta on loan from Sampdoria.
Sassuolo have loaned Jens Odgaard to FC Lugano and Gianluca Scamacca to Genoa.
Real Zaragoza have signed Gaizka Larrazabal on a free transfer from Athletic Bilbao.
Polish striker Mariusz Stepinski has signed for Lecce on loan from Hellas Verona.
Free agent former Watford forward Nouha Dicko has joined Gaziantep.
Stade Rennais have confirmed an interest in Arsenal defender William Saliba on loan.
Bristol City winger Niclas Eliasson has signed for Nimes Olympique for an undisclosed fee.
Kilmarnock versus Motherwell in the SPFL has been postponed after the entire Killie side was advised to self-isolate for 14 days. Six people at the club have now tested positive for the virus.
Traore To Choose
Wolverhampton Wanderers flying winger Adama Traore has been named in both the Spain and Mali squads this week. The 24 year old is eligible for both nations after being born in Barcelona to Malian parents. Spain’s head coach Luis Enrique said: “Touch wood he can play this time as it’s his third call-up. I really want to see him in a Spain shirt. Regarding the call-up he’s received from Mali, it’s up to him. As far as I’m aware, he wants to play for us, but it’s his decision and we’ll always respect players’ decisions on these things.” Mali also called up Abdoulaye Doucoure, who is a former French youth international.
Northern Ireland Squad
Despite an injury Jonny Evans has been called up by Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland squad:
Goalkeepers: Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Burnley), Michael McGovern (Norwich City), Trevor Carson (Motherwell).
Defenders: Jonathan Evans (Leicester City), Craig Cathcart (Watford), Stuart Dallas (Leeds United), Shane Ferguson (Millwall), Conor McLaughlin (Sunderland), Jamal Lewis (Newcastle United), Michael Smith (Heart of Midlothian), Tom Flanagan (Sunderland), Daniel Ballard (Arsenal).
Midfielders: Steven Davis (Rangers), Corry Evans (Blackburn Rovers), Niall McGinn (Aberdeen), Patrick McNair (Middlesbrough), George Saville (Middlesbrough), Gavin Whyte (Cardiff City), Jordan Jones (Rangers), Jordan Thompson (Stoke City), Joel Cooper (Oxford United), Alistair McCann (St Johnstone).
Forwards: Kyle Lafferty (Reggina), Josh Magennis (Hull City), Conor Washington (Charlton Athletic), Liam Boyce (Heart of Midlothian).
Europa League Draw
Group A: Roma, Young Boys, Cluj, CSKA Sofia
Group B: Arsenal, Rapid Vienna, Molde, Dundalk
Group C: Bayer Leverkusen, Slavia Prague, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Nice
Group D: Benfica, Standard Liege, Rangers, Lech Poznan
Group E: PSV Eindhoven, Paok Thessaloniki, Granada, Omonia
Group F: Napoli, Real Sociedad, AZ Alkmaar, Rijeka
Group G: Braga, Leicester, AEK Athens, Zorya Luhansk
Group H: Celtic, Sparta Prague, AC Milan, Lille
Group I: Villarreal, Qarabag, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Sivasspor
Group J: Tottenham, Ludogorets, ASK Linz, Royal Antwerp
Group K: CSKA Moscow, Dinamo Zagreb, Feyenoord, Wolfsberg
Group L: Gent, Red Star Belgrade, Hoffenheim, Slovan Liberec
Carlo Chosen As Best
Current Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has been chosen as Paris Saint-Germain’s greatest ever coach by the club as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. Laurent Blanc came in second and Luis Fernandes third. Ancelotti spent just 18 months with PSG, but won their first Ligue 1 title for 19 years while in charge.
Edinson Cavani has been left out of the Uruguay squad as the former Paris Saint-Germain forward has yet to find a new club since leaving the French champions in the summer.
Goalkeepers: Rodrigo Munoz (Cerro Porteno), Martin Silva (Libertad) and Martin Campana (Al Batin).
Defenders: Diego Godin (Cagliari), Sebastian Coates (Sporting Lisbon), Ronald Araujo (Barcelona), Martin Caceres (Fiorentina), Damian Suarez (Getafe), Matias Vina (Palmeiras) and Agustin Oliveros (Nacional).
Midfielders: Nahitan Nandez (Cagliari), Lucas Torreira (Arsenal), Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus), , Mauro Arambarri (Getafe), Nicolas de la Cruz (River Plate), Federico Valverde (Real Madrid), Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Flamengo) and Brian Rodriguez (Los Angeles FC).
Forwards: Jonathan Rodriguez (Cruz Azul), Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid), Cristhian Stuani (Girona), Maxi Gomez (Valencia) and Darwin Nunez (Benfica).
Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer has been recalled to the Germany national team.
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno (Arsenal), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Kevin Trapp (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Defenders: Emre Can (Borussia Dortmund), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Robin Gosens (Atalanta), Marcel Halstenberg (Leipzig), Benjamin Henrichs (Leipzig), Lukas Klostermann (Leipzig), Robin Koch (Leeds), Antonio Rüdiger (Chelsea), Nico Schulz (Borussia Dortmund), Niklas Stark (Hertha Berlin), Niklas Süle (Bayern Munich), Jonathan Tah (Bayer Leverkusen)
Midfielders: Nadiem Amiri (Bayer Leverkusen), Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund), Julian Draxler (Paris Saint-Germain), Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich), Jonas Hofmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Florian Neuhaus (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Suat Serdar (Schalke)
Forwards: Julian Brandt (Borussia Dortmund), Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich), Kai Havertz (Chelsea), Luca Waldschmidt (Benfica), Timo Werner (Chelsea)
Written by Tris Burke October 02 2020 22:15:47