Transfer Rumours 21/11: United step up Zidane pursuit, Madrid eye triple swoop, Barca & City target Lacazette

By Amreen
United have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Zidane
United have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Zidane / Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/GettyImages

The January transfer window looms large and rumours continue to grow as clubs monitor their mid-season and next summer's targets.

Some big names could be on the move in the coming few months, and we're here to keep you posted on the latest transfer rumours.

With that, here are the top transfer rumours of the day.

United step up Zidane pursuit

Manchester United are reportedly set to step up their pursuit of Zinedine Zidane after sacking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to The Times.

Solskjaer has been sacked by United following the 4-1 defeat to Watford on Saturday. Zidane is the club's top candidate to replace the Norwegian, and the Red Devils are trying to convince the Frenchman to move to Old Trafford.

Madrid eye triple swoop

Real Madrid are reportedly planning a sensational triple swoop for Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba, and Antonio Rudiger in the summer transfer window. All three players have just over six months left on their current contracts, and will be free to negotiate a pre-contact agreement with interested clubs from January onwards.

Barca & City target Lacazette

Barcelona and Manchester City are reportedly interested in Arsenal striker, Alexandre Lacazette, according to Fichajes.

City are still looking for a new attacker since losing Sergio Aguero and Barca determined to strengthen their attack after losing Lionel Messi, and could be set to lose Aguero, who is reportedly considering retirement from football due to his heart ailment. Atletico Madrid have also been tipped to make a move for the Frenchman who is in the final few months of his contract at the Emirates Stadium.