Football transfer rumours: Dayot Upamecano to Manchester City? | Football

Being a child of the 70s, The Mill knows that you can only build something meaningful with Mecano if you’re an absolute obsessive. So when we heard that Pep Guardiola was interested in Dayot Upamecano it made perfect sense. The Manchester City manager is is just the right kind of studious nerd to be able […]

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Manchester United weighing up move for Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho | Football

Manchester United are weighing up a move in January for Jadon Sancho, with Ole Gunnar Solskjær alerted by the forward’s recent troubles at Borussia Dortmund. The manager has identified Sancho as a summer target but he and Ed Woodward, United’s executive vice-chairman, have a policy of trying to sign players of interest in the preceding […]

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Football transfer rumours: Arsenal to sign £34m defender Merih Demiral? | Football

Maurizio Sarri would like to do some de-cluttering at Juventus this January. Perhaps he’s a fan of Marie Kondo and understands that a tidy workplace leads to a tidy mind. Well, that’s one theory The Mill has as to why he has despatched Juventus’s director of football to England to encourage Manchester United suits to […]

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Football transfer rumours: Moise Kean and Granit Xhaka to Milan? | Football

With no goals in 11 appearances and a late arrival for a team meeting having blotted his copybook, Moise Kean could be forgiven for thinking his move to Everton has started badly. And if he isn’t he better start thinking that way soon because Mino Raiola is his agent and he waits for no man. […]

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Football transfer rumours: André Onana to Manchester United? | Football

Liverpool are monitoring Bournemouth’s 25-year-old mobile assist factory Ryan Fraser, whose contract runs out at the end of the season, and might even be able to snag him in January, reports the Sun. “Liverpool loaned winger Harry Wilson to Bournemouth in the summer and the south coast side may be keen to make the move […]

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Liverpool cannot afford PSG’s Kylian Mbappé, admits Jürgen Klopp | Football

Jürgen Klopp has claimed Liverpool have “absolutely no chance” of signing Kylian Mbappé from Paris Saint-Germain as he addressed persistent speculation of a move for the World Cup winner next summer. The Liverpool manager believes his team’s status as European champions and Premier League title contenders has made Anfield a desired destination for the game’s […]

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Steve Bruce aims to reinforce Newcastle midfield with Granit Xhaka an option | Football

Steve Bruce has identified Newcastle United’s midfield as a department in need of reinforcement in January and would not turn his nose up at the chance to take Granit Xhaka on loan from Arsenal. “We have six centre-backs and three right-backs but are a bit short in midfield areas, so we’ll have a little look […]

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Football transfer rumours: Kai Havertz to Manchester United? | Football

Behind the scenes at Old Trafford Manchester United’s massive chequebook is flexing and preening as it continues its own gruelling pre-season training, ahead of a short but perhaps rather busy January campaign. According to the Mirror, United are “plotting an £80m raid on Bayer Leverkusen for new German sensation Kai Havertz”, who has become their […]

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Football transfer rumours: Real Madrid to swap Bale for Sterling? | Football

Real Madrid are willing to give Manchester City £70m and professional golfer Gareth Bale in exchange for Raheem Sterling. To make sure the England winger is any good, Spanish scouts will travel to watch him against Montenegro and Kosovo to see if he can deliver on the big stage. A return to the Premier League […]

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Chelsea handed 20 November hearing for appeal against Fifa transfer ban | Football

Chelsea’s appeal against a two-window transfer ban imposed by Fifa is to be considered by the court of arbitration for sport on 20 November. The ban was imposed in February for the breaking of transfer regulations relating to minors. The club were unsuccessful in overturning the decision when they presented their case to Fifa’s appeals […]

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