Football transfer rumours: Arsenal rival Liverpool for Mbappe; Man Utd plot £160m raid

  • Barcelona's plan to sign Joao Cancelo from Man City
  • Why Man Utd's transfer plans hinge on Anthony Martial
  • Plus updates on Joao Palhinha, Santiago Gimenez, Armando Broja & more

Mbappe & Neves are in the headlines
Mbappe & Neves are in the headlines / James Gill - Danehouse | Diogo Cardoso/Getty Images

90min rounds up the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip circulating around the world...

Arsenal have begun exploring a potential move to sign Kylian Mbappe when his Paris Saint-Germain contract expires next summer, but face serious competition from both Real Madrid and Liverpool. (Record Sport)

Liverpool's pursuit of Mbappe could be tied to the future of Mohamed Salah, who remains the top transfer target of the Saudi Pro League. (TEAMtalk)

On the other hand, there are no indications Liverpool are interested in Mbappe, whose focus remains solely on PSG. (Football Transfers)

Manchester United hope to sign a new striker in January but will first have to sell high-earning Anthony Martial, whose contract expires in the summer. United do have a 12-month extension clause in his deal. (Football Insider)

Barcelona hope to re-sign Joao Cancelo on another loan deal next season which would include a mandatory purchase clause for 2025, but they face a battle to convince Manchester City to lower their €50m (£43m) asking price. (Sport)

Fulham are unwilling to lower their asking price for Bayern Munich target Joao Palhinha, who remains available for around £57m. (TEAMtalk)

Joao Palhinha
Fulham are chasing a big fee for Palhinha / MB Media/GettyImages

Manchester United are ready to move for Benfica duo Joao Neves and Antonio Silva in 2024 but face paying a combined £160m to land the pair of Portugal internationals. (TEAMtalk)

Their pursuit of Neves has been complicated by rival interest from Liverpool, Manchester City, Newcastle United and Barcelona. (O Jogo)

Following the injury to Rodrigo Bentancur, Tottenham Hotspur are likely to rebuff all interest in midfield duo Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Oliver Skipp in January. (Telegraph)

Tottenham and Arsenal will go head-to-head for the signature of Feyenoord striker Santiago Gimenez. (L'Equipe)

Chelsea will reject January interest from Fulham in striker Armando Broja. (Evening Standard)