Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid's Mbappe offer, Liverpool dealt Wirtz blow

  • Real Madrid tipped to present offer to Kylian Mbappe in January
  • Liverpool, Man City & Barcelona handed blow in Florian Wirtz pursuit
  • Plus stories on Nico Williams, Jorrel Hato, Johan Bakayoko & more

Kylian Mbappe & Florian Wirtz are both being talked about
Kylian Mbappe & Florian Wirtz are both being talked about / Christian Liewig - Corbis/GettyImages | Marvin Ibo Guengoer - GES Sportfoto/GettyImages

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

Liverpool are not pursuing a deal for Kylian Mbappe in 2024 despite being linked with the Frenchman for a number of years and him set to be out of contract with PSG. (Florian Plettenberg)

Real Madrid are tipped to present Mbappe a final ‘take it or leave it’ offer in January, when he will have entered the final six months of his contract and eligible for a pre-contract agreement. (Relevo)

Barcelona are not prepared to meet the €50m (£43m) release clause in the new contract signed by Spanish forward Nico Williams at Athletic Club. (Mundo Deportivo)

Bayer Leverkusen star Florian Wirtz would prefer to stay in Germany if he moves on, putting up obstacles for Manchester City, Liverpool, Barcelona and other foreign clubs linked. But that would obviously benefit Bayern Munich instead. (Christian Falk)

Arsenal are getting closer to a deal for 17-year-old Dutch prodigy Jorrel Hato, who has become a regular for Ajax and is already capped by the Netherlands. (Voetbal International)

The Gunners are expected to try and recruit a striker at some point but there are no concrete plans to do that in January. (The Athletic)

Tottenham may have to dip into the transfer market for a midfielder in January as a result of players unavailable through injury or set to be at the Africa Cup of Nations. (Sky Sports)

PSV Eindhoven winger Johan Bakayoko has also emerged as an option for Tottenham, having been close to joining Brentford during the summer. (Football Insider)

A break clause in the loan agreement between Manchester United and Tottenham over Sergio Reguilon is unlikely to be used after an injury set-back for Tyrell Malacia. (talkSPORT)

Newcastle are exploring the possibility of recalling Yankuba Minteh from a loan at Feyenoord in order to ease the problems caused by a St James’ Park injury crisis. (Telegraph)