Transfer rumours: Kante, Depay, Dalot, Solskjaer, Xhaka

Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte remains determined to sign the Blues’ France midfielder N’Golo Kante for Inter Milan next summer – but Real Madrid are also monitoring the 29-year-old. (Canal, via Sun)

Former Manchester United winger Memphis Depay, 26, is frustrated at Lyon and the Netherlands forward still interests Barcelona. (Sun)

AC Milan are trying to ascertain whether Manchester United would be willing to sell Portugal Under-21 full-back Diogo Dalot, 21, following the end of his loan spell with the club. (Tuttosport, via Inside Futbol)

Manchester City and England midfielder Phil Foden, 20, is set to sign a new contract that will triple his current wage. (Star)

England’s Nations League game with Iceland on 18 November may be moved to a neutral country because of Covid restrictions on travel to the UK from Denmark. (Times, subscription required)

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still has the backing of his players despite the team’s inconsistent form. (Mirror)

Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 28, says his “heart was gone” from Arsenal before Mikel Arteta returned to the club to take over as manager following the departure of Unai Emery. (Mirror)

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 25, is among the players set to miss Denmark’s home matches next week because of coronavirus isolation protocols surrounding a return from their country. (Evening Standard)

Liverpool’s Champions League game with FC Midtjylland next month could be in doubt because of the government’s new travel ban on non-UK visitors arriving from Denmark. (Liverpool Echo)

Jose Mourinho is showing he is the right man to take Tottenham to a trophy-winning level using his “very direct” method of dealing with players, says recently retired former Spurs and Netherlands goalkeeper Michel Vorm. (AS)

Manchester United and Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero, 33, is training on his own and wants to leave the club on a free transfer in January. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel says former Manchester United and Spain midfielder Ander Herrera “died in the dressing room” for the team as he praised the 31-year-old’s performance in the win over Rennes. (Mirror)

Everton’s Italy striker Moise Kean – who is on loan at Paris St-Germain – has been described as “very important” by Tuchel, after the 20-year-old scored five goals in five matches. (Liverpool Echo)

Arsenal’s English midfielder Joe Willock, 21, would benefit from a loan move to gain more playing time, according to ex-Gunners defender Martin Keown. (Independent)

Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha says the Red Devils need four new recruits of the calibre of Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes in order to challenge for titles. (Mirror)

Former Chelsea and Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o is said to be recovering after being involved in a car accident in the Nkongsamba-Littoral Region of his homeland. (Star)

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker admits he “deserved to be dropped” by England after breaching lockdown rules in the spring. (Sun)

Former leading referee Keith Hackett says the current handball law “is a joke – and not a very good one”. (Telegraph – subscription required)

Premier League club support manager Nick Haycock, who has worked at West Ham United and Manchester City, is to become Aston Villa’s head of technical and player development. (Birmingham Mail)

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