Tuesday 20 November 2018

Gossip: Barcelona turn attention to Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet

Mignolet, Zidane and Shaw all feature in Wednesday’s papers.

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is wanted by Barcelona (Adam Davy/PA)
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is wanted by Barcelona (Adam Davy/PA)

By Press Association Sport staff

Barcelona could be looking to make a move for Simon Mignolet as they look for a back-up to Marc-Andre ter Stegen, the Daily Mirror reports. Mignolet, 30, has moved down the pecking order at Anfield following the arrival of Alisson, and the Spanish giants have doubts about the future of Jasper Cillessen, the paper adds.

What the papers say

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Could former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane head to Old Trafford? (Mike Egerton/PA)

Manchester United will be looking to replace Jose Mourinho with Zinedine Zidane should the Portuguese leave Old Trafford, the Sun reports. Zidane left Real Madrid days after securing the club’s third consecutive Champions League title.

Also at Old Trafford, Luke Shaw is happy to see out the remainder of his United contract despite interest from Wolfsburg, the Daily Mail says.

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Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge (John Walton/PA)

Michy Batshuayi is wanted by Valencia, the Daily Mirror reports. The 24-year-old striker is looking to get first team football having fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge.

Crystal Palace are looking to bring in two new faces in the form of Max Meyer from Schalke and Josef de Souza from Fenerbahce, according to the Daily Star.

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Players to watch

Robert Lewandowski: Chelsea are looking to beat Real Madrid in the battle to sign the 29-year-old Bayern Munich forward, according to the Daily Star.

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Russia’s Denis Cheryshev is wanted by Everton (Adam Davy/PA)

Denis Cheryshev: Everton are looking to bring the Russian World Cup star to Goodison Park after the 27-year-old was told he does not fit into Villarreal’s plans, reports Marca.

Mohamed Salah: Real Madrid made an approach for the Liverpool and Egypt forward as the Spanish giants looked to replace Cristiano Ronaldo, El Pais says.

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