Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid's Mbappe sacrifice; Man Utd find new winger target

  • Plus Barcelona's decision on signing a new midfielder to replace Oriol Romeu
  • Sevilla's interest in signing Liverpool's Stefan Bajcetic
  • Kaoru Mitoma, Alphonso Davies, Xavi Simons, Ousmane Diomande & more
Mbappe & Kubo are in the headlines
Mbappe & Kubo are in the headlines / Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar | Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

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

Real Madrid will be forced to sell either Vinicius Junior or Rodrygo if they are to sign Kylian Mbappe on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain, with financial restrictions set to bring about the departure of one of the Brazilian duo. (Tuttomercatoweb)

A new contract for Vinicius at Real Madrid will be announced imminently - one that will include a release clause of €1bn. (Fabrizio Romano)

Piero Hincapie's agent has revealed that conversations are ongoing over a potential move to Liverpool from Bayer Leverkusen. (Bolavip)

Barcelona retain full confidence in Oriol Romeu and have no plans to sign a new defensive midfielder in January. (Marca)

Sevilla are plotting a move for Liverpool midfielder Stefan Bajcetic, who is seen as the perfect building block for the club's new era. (Fichajes)

Chelsea have seen a £30m bid rejected for 17-year-old Palmeiras midfielder Luis Guilherme, who is valued higher by the Brazilian side. (Jorge Nicola)

The Blues have also joined the race for Dutch talent Xavi Simons, who is impressing on loan with RB Leipzig from PSG. (Fichajes)

Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness has revealed the club paid Tottenham Hotspur €95m (£82m) for the services of Harry Kane. (BR24)

Xavi Simons
Chelsea could move for Simons / Masashi Hara/GettyImages

Manchester City considered making a move for Brazilian centre-back Murillo prior to his arrival at Nottingham Forest. (The Athletic)

Manchester United are looking at replacing Jadon Sancho in January and have now set their sights on Real Sociedad winger Takefusa Kubo. Real Madrid have a 50% sell-on clause for the Japan international. (Fichajes)

Sporting CP centre-back Ousmane Diomande has also emerged as a top target for Manchester United in 2024. (Fichajes)

Brighton & Hove Albion will entertain offers for winger Kaoru Mitoma even if he signs a new long-term contract. A £70m price tag has been set. (Football Insider)

Arsenal want a new left-back in January and are preparing a move for 22-year-old Girona star Miguel Gutierrez, formerly of Real Madrid. (Fichajes)

A £15m bid from Brentford could arrive for Sunderland winger Jack Clarke in January. (Alan Nixon)

Tottenham Hotspur are keen to sign Real Sociedad midfielder Mikel Merino next summer, with Ange Postecoglou eyeing more energy in midfield. (Fichajes)