Saturday’s gossip: Osimhen, Chiesa, Ramsdale, Abraham, Fred, Locatelli, Leaburn

Saturday’s gossip: Osimhen, Chiesa, Ramsdale, Abraham, Fred, Locatelli, Leaburn

Liverpool and Chelsea are on alert amid reports contract talks between Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 24, have stalled. (Mirror)external-link

Roma striker Tammy Abraham, 26, will be keen on a return to the Premier League if manager Jose Mourinho leaves the Italian club at the end of the season, with Chelsea, Aston Villa and Brentford already alerted to the England international’s stance. (Teamtalk)external-link

Newcastle and Tottenham are both monitoring Italy forward Enrico Chiesa and could tempt Juventus to sell the 26-year-old Italy international, who is out of contract in 2025, with a 60m euros (£52m) bid next summer. (Calciomercato – in Italian)external-link

Arsenal will not allow England’s Aaron Ramsdale, 25, to leave the club in January despite him becoming Mikel Arteta’s second-choice goalkeeper after David Raya’s arrival. (CaughtOffside)external-link

Chelsea and Brentford are keeping tabs on Charlton‘s English striker Miles Leaburn, 19, who has scored six goals in 10 games this season for the League One side. (Daily Mail) external-link

Newcastle have added former Manchester United midfielder Fred, the 30-year-old Brazilian who now plays for Turkish side Fenerbahce, to their list of potential short-term replacements for Italy international Sandro Tonali who has been handed a 10-month ban for betting offences. (Fotomac – in Turkish)external-link

West Ham are ready to offer 40m euros (£35m) for Juventus and Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli, 25. (Tutto Juve)external-link

Feyenoord will demand a fee of around 100m euros (£87m) for 22-year-old Mexico striker Santiago Gimenez, who has been linked with Real Madrid, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea. (90min)external-link

Arsenal have entered the race for NK Kustosija‘s 16-year-old striker Dino Klapija. Manchester United, Chelsea, RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund have also shown an interest in the teenager, who has represented Croatia and United States at youth level. (Daily Mail)external-link

Chelsea have stepped up their interest in Boca Juniors’ Argentine defender Valentin Barco, but face competition from Manchester City and Brighton for the 19-year-old. (90min)external-link

Brentford are considering a January bid for Celtic‘s 22-year-old England-born Denmark Under-21 midfielder Matt O’Riley. (Teamtalk)external-link

Arsenal are unlikely to make a January move for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz and will instead wait until the summer to bid for the 25-year-old Brazil international. (Football Insider)external-link

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