Football transfer rumours: Liverpool want Rodrygo; Man Utd's chances of signing Kubo

  • Chelsea battling Man Utd for two new players
  • Barcelona explored summer Neymar deal
  • Plus news on Andre, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and more
Two forwards in Wednesday's headlines
Two forwards in Wednesday's headlines / David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images, Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images

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

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is a huge fan of Real Madrid winger Rodrygo, who could be sold if Kylian Mbappe heads to the Santiago Bernabeu next summer. (Ok Diario)

Barcelona explored re-signing Neymar from PSG this summer on a low-cost deal or loan, but Al Hilal's interest changed the situation and he ended up heading to Saudi Arabia instead. (SPORT)

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Real Sociedad and Japan forward Takefusa Kubo as a potential replacement for Jadon Sancho, but at this moment he is not a player they are targeting. Real Madrid are keeping a watchful eye on their former player in any case. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay is on Newcastle's shortlist of midfield targets for the January transfer window ahead of Sandro Tonali's betting ban. Fulham's Joao Palhinha and Everton's Amadou Onana are also being eyed. (The Athletic)

Scott McTominay
McTominay has again been linked with a Man Utd exit / Richard Sellers/Allstar/GettyImages

Fluminense are preparing to begin negotiations over the sale of star midfielder Andre, with Arsenal and Liverpool set to hold talks with the Brazilian club. (Gazeta Esportiva)

Chelsea are ready to rival Manchester United for Benfica youngster Joao Neves. The midfielder's contract contains a release clause of £104m. (TEAM Talk)

Another player Chelsea are battling Manchester United for is Inter's Federico Dimarco, with talks over a new contract at San Siro hitting a wall recently. (TEAM Talk)

Manchester City are monitoring the progress of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Noah Mbamba, who they believe could become a long-term successor to Rodri. (Football Transfers)

Juventus would like to sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg on an initial loan from Tottenham in January with a view to making the deal permanent next summer. (Calciomercato)