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Juve, Real reach to poach Chelsea’s Kante
The World Cup winner with France has spent the last few years turning himself into one of the world’s most reputable stars in the middle of the park, and as a result, he’s been attracting a great deal of attention from some of European football’s top clubs.
It’s been well known that the Italian giants have been interested in bringing Kante to Turin, but now, Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is also putting his resources behind a potential move for Kante.
Manchester City not going for Odegaard
The 20 year old has been turning heads in the first few weeks of the season after a strong series of performances for the La Liga club. Odegaard is on a two-year loan from Real Madrid, but this recent surge has form has led many to believe that his future lies away from Sociedad.
City sources have put any speculation to bed, though, indicating that the youngster isn’t on their radar at this moment in time.
– Anderlecht boss Vincent Kompany wants to bring Ashley Williams to the Belgian club once his spell with Bristol City comes to an end, The Sun reports. The Wales veteran has been at Ashton Gate since earlier on this year, but the former Everton man is believed to be one of the keys to success for Kompany who has struggled to make an impact since returning to his former club.
– The Sun is also reporting that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is interested in signing Russian forward Aleksandr Sobolev. The 22-year-old has flown under the radar in the last few years, but after scoring nine goals in the Russian Premier League for Krylia Sovetov this season, United’s scouts are said to be closely monitoring his progress.
– Former Manchester United and Villarreal star Giuseppe Rossi is still a wanted man with three Italian sides being interested in securing his services, Tuttosport reports. Rossi has been forced to deal with a series of injuries throughout his professional career that have derailed his time at the top, but despite that, Cremonese, Frosinone & Empoli all still want to bring him on board.