Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid's Haaland hope; Man Utd make Openda contact

  • Moises Caicedo's agent reveals why he chose Chelsea over Liverpool
  • Man City and Barcelona want PSG star
  • Plus stories on Jarrod Bowen, Conor Gallagher and more
Two strikers in Friday's headlines
Two strikers in Friday's headlines / Joe Prior/Visionhaus via Getty Images, Boris Streubel/Getty Images

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

Real Madrid have long-term aspirations of signing Erling Haaland in addition to PSG's Kylian Mbappe, but Manchester City are planning to offer the Norway striker a new contract to fend off this interest. (Daily Telegraph)

Moises Caicedo turned down a move to Liverpool this summer because he had already given his word to Chelsea that he would head to Stamford Bridge, according to the midfielder's agent. (Football sin Cassette)

Liverpool are next set to battle Newcastle for Jarrod Bowen, who is in contract talks with West Ham but negotiations are progressing slowly. (TalkSPORT)

Manchester United have made an enquiry about RB Leipzig striker Lois Openda, who only joined the Bundesliga side from Lens this summer. The Belgium international is happy to stay in Germany for the time being, while Leipzig would demand a fee close to £80m in order to sell him so soon. (Sacha Tavolieri)

At the other end of the pitch, Manchester United had been watching the progression of Jarrad Branthwaite closely, but he is close to agreeing a new contract at Everton. (Daily Mirror)

Jarrad Branthwaite
Branthwaite has impressed Man Utd / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Bayern Munich could explore another move for out-of-favour Chelsea defender Trevoh Chalobah after a summer switch to the Allianz Arena collapsed. (Team Talk)

Conor Gallagher also nearly left Chelsea amid interest from Tottenham and West Ham, but the Blues are set to hand him a new deal. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City and Barcelona are still interested in Xavi Simons despite PSG's intention to keep the Netherlands star. (Fichajes)

Arsenal are monitoring Fiorentina's versatile 19-year-old defender Michael Kayode, but La Viola are desperate to tie him down to a new contract instead. (Calciomercato)