The focus returns to club football this weekend following the break and the rear pages have been chock full of transport news and much more.
So we asked our friends to round up all of the news and gossip .
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has made an approach from David Beckhams new Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami after reports he would become one of the former England captain first big-name signings. (LEquipe)
1 club that are still in the hunt for your Uruguayan are Atletico Madrid. They would like to signal PSGs all-time leading scorer on a free transfer when his contract expires. Inter manchester United, Juventus and former facet Napoli are on alert. (LEquipe)
Paris Saint-Germain have united Barcelona, Real Madrid and a host of Premier League clubs in the race to signal Bayer Leverkusens Kai Havertz. (Le10Sport)
Leeds United have joined Ligue 1 sides Lille and Marseille from the race to sign Al-Sadds Algerian forwards Baghdad Bounedjah. (Le Buteur)
Lionel Messi has explained his remarks about not needing a contract for lifetime at Barcelona. It recently emerged the Argentines deal allows him to leave for free.
But the club captain claims he has no intention of leaving the Nou Camp. What I said was that I really dont want a contract which binds me, Messi explained. I really dont need to be here if Im not pleased. I would like to compete, perform and maintain battling for targets, not being here simply due to my contract. (Marca)
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has quashed talk midfielder Fabian Ruiz will be sold by him to a of La Liga two. Fabian Ruiz? Leave? As somebody wrote, why if I sell him for $60m when theyd offered me 180m? (AS)
Teenage talent Pedri has revealed before signing up for Barcelona, he could have joined Real Madrid. The Las Palmas midfielder, 16, will join the Catalans in the summertime and stated :Id no luck [in Madrid]. I arrived the first day and I couldnt prepare for a snowfall, it was a brutal cold (Sport)
Inter are concerned Manchester United will change their attempts to signal Nemanja Matic by triggering a contract expansion from the contract of the darkened midfielder. That would prevent a pre-contract being agreed by the Nerazzurri using the 31-year-old in January. (Corriere dello Sport)
Inter manager Antonio Conte is still desperate to sign a midfielder in January and has produced Barcelonas Ivan Rakitic along with Sergej Milinkovic-Savic of Lazio his two targets. (Calciomercato)
Chelsea are considering the 19-year-old midfielder Emanuel Vignato of Chievo Verona. Bayern Munich, Milan and Internazionale is also tracking the Italian Under-20 global. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
Napoli ahead Dries Mertens is hopeful of extending his contract but has also since been linked with moves. Next summer his deal expires. (Sky in Italy)
Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti has been currently keeping tabs on Fiorentina midfielder Gaetano Castrovilli. The 22-year-old has spent the previous two seasons out on loan together with all the B side Cremonese and has starred because the onset of the season for La Viola. (Calciomercato)
Bundesliga rivals Schalke and Borussia Dortmund will go head-to-head Atalantas German full-back Robin Gosens. (Calciomercato)
Bayer Leverkusen are considering bringing Real Madrid ahead Lucas Vazquez. Hes previously been linked with Milan and Arsenal. (Sport Bild)
Bayern legend Lothar Matthaus says Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen is not of the level to play with his team. For me he is not a player who assists the Bayern. If hes not good enough to Tottenham, he is not good enough to Bayern. (Sport1)
A way was made by manchester United for Juventus defender Merih Demiral before deciding to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester City in a world-record deal to get a defender. (Sporx)

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