David Alaba continues to grow while Manchester United have decided on Harry Maguire.

David Alaba continues to grow while Manchester United have decided on Harry Maguire.

What the papers say

Real Madrid has reportedly joined the growing list of clubs chasing David Alaba. The Daily Mail, via Diario AS, says the Spanish giants are eyeing a move to sign the Bayern Munich defender for free next summer. The queue for Alaba’s services has grown extensively in recent weeks, with Juventus, Inter Milan, Liverpool and Chelsea all believed to be keeping an eye on the 28-year-old’s situation.

Sun says Manchester United are determined to “stick with” defender Harry Maguire long-term. Despite team’s defensive woes to start the season. While the Red Devils are happy to persist with Maguire. Also, same cannot be said for his defensive partners Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly, who the paper says are at risk of leaving in the January transfer window.

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Chelsea are reportedly seeking to reunite with West Ham’s Declan Rice (Paul Childs/PA)

Chelsea is reportedly keen on bringing former academy player Declan Rice back to Stamford Bridge in the new year. Also, The Sun reports Blues are to reunite with 21-year-old West Ham midfielder who released by the club in 2014. But has since flourished at London Stadium.

Staying with Chelsea, the Daily Star, citing a report from Italian outlet Calciomercato. Also says owner Roman Abramovich has ruled out funding a move for Juventus forward Paulo Dybala. And The club had linked with the 26-year-old in recent weeks. But it believed Abramovich has made it clear not to sign another attacking midfielder or second striker. After the Blues spent £106million on pair of Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech.

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Players to watch

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Barcelona may make a move for Tottenham’s Tanguy Ndombele (John Walton/PA)

Tanguy Ndombele: Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano says Barcelona could line up a move for the Tottenham midfielder in the summer.

And Sergio Ramos: The 34-year-old has officially entered into contract negotiations with his club Real Madrid, according to ESPN.

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