first_imgShare on Messenger Share on LinkedIn Read more Rumour Mill Share on Twitter The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email. Barcelona are prepared to concede the £100m they shelled out in bringing Ousmane Dembélé to the Camp Nou was not money particularly well spent and will let him leave in January when the transfer window opens. The French winger has failed to settle into his new digs after over a year at the Spanish champions and Liverpool are believed to be interested in offering the 21-year-old a new home.The Merseyside club’s charity will not extend to offering soon-to-be Arsenal outcast Aaron Ramsey accommodation; their interest in the Welsh midfielder has cooled as they feel they are already well enough staffed in that particular area of the field. The excellent form of Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ross Barkley could also stymy any prospective move to Chelsea for the man they call “Rambo”. Football Kevin De Bruyne’s injury mars Manchester City’s stroll past Fulham featurescenter_img Topics Despite providing the assists for two own goals scored on Chelsea’s behalf by Derby players on Wednesday, Davide Zappacosta has been deemed surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. The Italian full-back has struggled to nail down a regular starting spot ahead of Victor Moses and Cesar Azpilicueta since arriving in London from Torino over a year ago and his former club has expressed interest in bringing him back to Serie A. Napoli are also rumoured to be interested in taking him on loan in January.Borussia Dortmund hope to continue their policy of plundering Premier League creches to good effect by signing Manchester City’s teenage winger Brahim Díaz, either in January or when his contract expires next summer, but Pep Guardiola says he’ll do everything in his power to hold on to the young Spaniard. Diaz scored twice in a man-of-the-match performance as City beat Fulham in the Carabao Cup on Thursday and his manager spoke highly of him in his post-match briefing. “Playing in the top teams is not easy for young players, but he showed his qualities again,” said Pep. “He played well against Oxford in the previous round. Everyone here is ready to play in the first team, otherwise he wouldn’t be here.” Behind Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez in the City pecking order, Diaz has also been linked with a move to Real Madrid. Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré is on Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino’s shopping list. The £35m-rated France U21 international has been integral to his side’s surprisingly good start to the season and is also the subject of interest from Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain.The French champions are also monitoring the situation of Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Fabinho, who is ready to leave Anfield less than six months after his arrival because – get this – he’s bored. Reports from France, specifically in Le Parisien, say the 25-year-old has failed to settle on Merseyside and is disillusioned with life after making just three starts across all competitions and having found they don’t particularly need him, Liverpool might just be prepared to let him go. Share via Email Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Reuse this contentlast_img

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