Transfer Updates – Arsenal want Ismaila Sarr, Newcastle to hold meeting with Benitez and West Ham could lose Declan Rice

Transfer Updates (September 25) – Arsenal want Ismaila Sarr, Newcastle to hold meeting with Benitez and West Ham could lose Declan Rice

Manchester United and Real Madrid are interested in signing 21-year-old Ajax and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who is valued at 80m euros (£72m) (De Telegraaf – in Dutch)

United’s Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera, 29, would prefer to stay at Old Trafford, despite interest from Barcelona. (ESPN)

Arsenal are interested 20-year-old Rennes and Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr, who is also being watched by Inter Milan. (Mirror)

Paris-St Germain are interested in Juventus’ 27-year-old Brazilian full-back Alex Sandro, who has previously been linked with Manchester United. (Le10 Sport – in French)

West Ham risk losing 19-year-old Republic of Ireland defender Declan Rice after he turned down a pay increase to £12,000 per week. (Mail) And Rice’s West Ham team-mate, Argentine right-back Pablo Zabaleta, 33, has encouraged his club to offer the “potentially great” midfielder a new contract. (Guardian)

Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Newcastle are among 18 clubs to have sent scouts to watch Benfica’s German goalkeeper Odisseas Vlachodimos, 24. (Record – in Portuguese)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reprimanded France midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, for his role in Wolves’ equaliser at Old Trafford on Saturday. (Sun)

Arsenal’s Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech, 36, says former manager Arsene Wenger’s insistence on playing ‘the Arsenal way’ cost them points in the league. (Times)

Petr Cech

Former Liverpool and Aston Villa forward Stan Collymore says Chelsea should cut their losses and sell Spanish striker Alvaro Morata, 25, if they want to win the Premier League. (Mirror)

Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson is in line to take over Iranian side Tractor Sazi, who sacked Wales and Real Madrid coach John Toshack earlier this month. (Sun)

Aston Villa are ready to begin talks with Wales defender James Chester, 23, over a new contract. (Telegraph)

Bayern Munich are interested in RB Leipzig’s 22-year-old German defender Lukas Klostermann. (Sport Mediaset – in Italian)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers’ son, Anton, could win a deal with struggling Falkirk following a trial. The 25-year-old Northern Irish midfielder played against St Mirren reserves last week and Dundee United’s second string on Monday. (Falkirk Herald)

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