Football transfer rumours: Salah makes Liverpool exit decision; Real Madrid offered Varane

  • Arsenal's plan to rival Barcelona for Joao Cancelo
  • The high-scoring striker attracting interest from Man Utd
  • Plus updates on Romelu Lukaku, Jadon Sancho, Fabian Ruiz, Khephren Thuram & more

Salah & Varane are in the headlines
Salah & Varane are in the headlines / Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar | Lewis Storey/Getty Images

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

Mohamed Salah does not want to leave Liverpool for Saudi Arabia and has made it clear that he wants to sign a new contract at Anfield. (Francois Plateau)

Arsenal are ready to meet Manchester City's £45m asking price for full-back Joao Cancelo, despite Barcelona's desire to strike a permanent deal for their loanee. (Sport)

The Gunners also hope to strike a deal to sign midfielder Fabian Ruiz from Paris Saint-Germain in January. (Calciomercatoweb)

Roma face competition from Newcastle United in their bid to sign Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku next summer. (Voetbalkrant)

Manchester United are in talks with Genoa over a deal to sign Romanian centre-back Radu Dragusin. (Prosport)

Bayer Leverkusen striker Serhou Guirassy is also on Man Utd's radar. The 27-year-old, the second-highest scorer in the Bundesliga this season, has a release clause of €17.5m (£15m) in his contract. (Bild)

Liverpool are now leading the race to sign Nice midfielder Khephren Thuram, despite Juventus' long-standing interest in the French international. (Tutto Juve)

Khephren Thuram
Thuram is back on Liverpool's radar / Jonathan Moscrop/GettyImages

Raphael Varane has been offered back to Real Madrid but the Spanish giants have turned down the chance to re-sign the defender from Man Utd. (OK Diario)

Also facing exits from United are winger Jadon Sancho and midfielder Donny van de Beek, with Juventus looking to strike a double deal to sign the duo in January. (TEAMtalk)

Manchester City will drop their interest in West Ham United midfielder Lucas Paqueta unless the gambling investigation into the Brazilian is ended soon. Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry is an alternative target. (Football Transfers)

Tottenham want a new centre-back to compete with Micky van de Ven and Cristian Romero and have joined the race for Portugal international Antonio Silva. The Benfica centre-back is wanted by most of Europe's elite. (Fichajes)

But Spurs boss Ange Postecoglou is unsure about a move to re-sign former Celtic winger Jota from Al Ittihad, despite the 24-year-old's desire to make the move. (Sun)