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TOP STORY: Arsenal, Man United join race for Kulusevski

One player catching the eye of both Manchester United and Arsenal is 19-year-old Dejan Kulusevski, with The Sun claiming that the Swedish star could be on his way to the Premier League in the near future.

Kulusevski has enjoyed a brilliant breakout season at Italian side Parma, where he is currently on loan from high-flying Atalanta.

His form of late has reportedly alerted some of England's biggest clubs, with The Sun directly linking both Arsenal and Man United with a big-money move. The midfielder won't come cheap, with the paper citing a price tag of £42 million should either side pursue a deal.

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18.43 GMT: Ivan Rakitic has decided that he will not leave Barcelona next month, reports Marca.

According to the outlet, Rakitic was seriously considering a move away after seeing his chances in the first team diminish early in the season. But recent starts against Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid, Real Mallorca and Inter Milan have changed the Croatian midfielder's tune and apparently delayed a possible exit until at least the end of the season.

17.05 GMT: Jesse Lingard has admitted he feared his career at Manchester United was over after a controversial social media post during the summer.

Lingard accidentally published a video on Instagram of his friend simulating sex with a pillow, and he told the Daily Mail that United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was far from impressed.

'When I realised what I had done, my heart just sank into my stomach," he said. "I was like, "I am done at United now. This is the final straw.

"I was told the manager was going mad but I was in the air for two hours and literally couldn't do anything. When I got back I came in early to speak to the manager and apologise.

"He said I was on my last chance. He said I had to get my head down and that is what I have done. I am not stupid.

"There is no way I was going to let what I have at this club be taken away. On the whole I have cut down on my social media stuff now. You do what you have to do."

16.00 GMT: Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has said there is no rush for the club to make any signings in the January transfer window.

"If the squad is full in January, I do not think it will be necessary to buy anybody," he told a news conference.

"If somebody wants to come, we will not say no. However, there is no need to push the president and sporting director to sign players."

Tuchel also confirmed he is confident youngster Tanguy Kouassi will sign a professional contract at the club despite interest from Manchester City, Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig.

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14.45 GMT: Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has said defender Juan Foyth will not be leaving the club on loan when the transfer window reopens in January.

Foyth impressed in the midweek 3-1 Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich and Mourinho has insisted he will not be allowed to move.

"At the moment, the players that went to Munich with us are part of our squad, so I don't think there will be many doors open for players to get out on loan," he told Sky Sports.

"If you want to be more direct like some media that was saying Foyth was one of them -- I can kill it now. No chance."

13.50 GMT: Unai Emery has turned down the opportunity to return to the Premier League and manage Everton, according to Marca.

Emery was sacked by Arsenal last month and had been linked to replace Marco Silva at Goodison Park.

However, the report claims that the Spaniard turned down an approach from Everton and two more clubs in China, and he is willing to wait for a side where he can win trophies.

13.00 GMT: Ruben Kluivert is the latest member of the family to turn professional after signing a contract with Eredivisie side FC Utrecht.

The defender follows in the footsteps of his father Patrick, who is academy director at Barcelona, and brother Justin who plays for AS Roma.

"I feel great at FC Utrecht, playing football here and my family supports me being here," he told the club's website.

"Virgil van Dijk is my example. He is so complete; fast, strong in the air and on the ground. I see a resemblance between us."

There could be another Kluivert to sign a professional deal in the future with Shane playing for the Barca academy.

11.28 GMT: Ezequiel Lavezzi won't be joining another club. The Argentina international, who won 51 caps for his country, has announced his retirement at the age of 34. Lavezzi played for Estudiantes, San Lorenzo, Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain before joining Hebei China Fortune in 2016.

10.29 GMT: RB Leipzig have a "good feeling" after meeting with FC Salzburg striker Erling Haaland on Wednesday, coach Julian Nagelsmann has said. The hot striker has been linked with a host of top clubs since starring in the Champions League, but could it be he simply swaps Red Bull clubs?

09.30 GMT: The Daily Telegraph reports that Atletico Madrid may be prepared to accept an offer of £85 million for Saul Niguez. Will Manchester United rekindle their interest in the Spain star?

PAPER ROUND: Giroud edges closer to Inter

Chelsea's out-of-favour forward Olivier Giroud could be headed to Serie A next month, according to L'Equipe.

The French outlet claims that the 33-year-old is looking for a way out of West London, having made just a handful of appearances so far this season.

A potential move to Inter, where he would link up with former Blues boss Antonio Conte, would come fairly cheaply, with the World Cup winner's contract coming to an end next summer.

Man City keeping tabs on youngster Piccoli

Pep Guardiola is reportedly keeping a keen eye on Atalanta wonderkid Roberto Piccoli after a series of impressive displays in the UEFA Youth League, Calciomercato reports.

The 18-year-old is the competition's top scorer, with six goals to his name so far, alerting scouts from some of Europe's biggest clubs. AC Milan are also said to be interested in the young Italian, who Calciomercato claim has greatly impressed Guardiola.

Piccoli has yet to make a Serie A start for Atalanta, but if he can continue such fine form it is surely only a matter of time before he gets his opportunity in senior football.

Tap-ins

-- Jurgen Klopp could be set to loan out two of Liverpool's young prospects as the club attempts to wrap up a deal for Takumi Minamino, The Express reports. The players, Curtis Jones and Rhian Brewster, have both struggled to feature regularly for the first team in what is a very competitive Liverpool squad. Game time will surely be even harder to come by if Klopp manages to sign FC Salzburg star Minamino.

-- Arsenal will seek talks with Nuno Espirito Santo next week over their vacant manager's job, according to the Daily Mail. The Wolves gaffer is one of 12 candidates on the Gunners' short list, and the club are set to accelerate their interest in the Portuguese over the coming days. However, the Mail reports that Mikel Arteta, Patrick Vieira and Mauricio Pochettino are all still being considered.

-- Real Betis manager Rubi has refused to rule out a move for Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena, Marca reports.The 21-year-old has found first-team starts hard to come by so far this season, potentially paving the way for a Betis switch next month. Rubi said, "It is true that the club will be active [in January], either with Alena or with other players."