Chelsea and Liverpool to battle for Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia after price tag revealed – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s papers…


Liverpool and Chelsea are set to battle Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia after his price tag was revealed.

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia of Napoli celebrates his goal against Ajax

Chelsea supremo Todd Boehly has been identified as a potential buyer for NFL team the Washington Commanders.

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting could find himself sensationally in the Premier League with Manchester United thanks to his improved form and contract status – replacing Cristiano Ronaldo.


Gerard Pique’s decision to retire would save Barcelona £46m and comes after the defender fell out with manager Xavi over a lack of playing time, as well as being leaked of the player’s contract.

Gerard Pique has made nearly 600 appearances for Barcelona
Gerard Pique has made nearly 600 appearances for Barcelona

Barcelona right-back Hector Bellerin has called on the club to learn from Arsenal’s patience with Mikel Arteta in their approach to Xavi.

Erling Haaland has been warned by Zlatan Ibrahimovic not to let Pep Guardiola’s ‘ego’ derail his Manchester City career.

Jorginho isn’t interested in joining Barcelona on a free transfer at the end of the season and instead wants to sign a contract extension at Chelsea.


Wales have sent medical staff to Los Angeles and Nice to ensure Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are fully fit for the World Cup.

West Ham, Southampton, Leicester and Brentford are keeping tabs on Lyon winger Tete – who is on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk – ahead of a potential transfer in January.

Ben Chilwell is out of the World Cup and will miss much of the season amid suspicions he tore his hamstrings.

Chelsea's Ben Chilwell receives medical treatment
Ben Chilwell looks set to miss the World Cup


Heung-Min Son suffered four broken eye sockets, with surgery to save his World Cup postponed until Friday.


Barcelona and Netherlands striker Memphis Depay has taken to social media to vehemently deny reports that he is purposely delaying his return from injury in order to prioritize his fitness for the World Cup.

Mikel Arteta wants to add to his Arsenal squad in January and a winger is said to be the club’s No.1 priority, with Orlando City’s Facundo Torres and Shakhtar Donetsk’s Mykhaylo Mudryk two possible targets.

Leicester are still hoping to persuade Youri Tielemans to sign a new contract and end the risk of losing him on a free transfer next summer.

Youri Tielemans of Leicester
Leicester’s Youri Tielemans is out of contract at the end of the season


Tottenham transfer bosses reportedly reached an agreement to sign Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi in January.

Manchester United have been offered fresh hope of a deal for Joao Felix as early as January, with Atletico Madrid now ready to sell their underachieving striker.

Manchester City and Liverpool could be given the chance to sign Wolves playmaker Matheus Nunes for a cut price after his slow start to the season.


A group of 40 England fans are being paid by Qatar to attend the World Cup, with instructions to pass on positive messages about the experience, sing certain songs on request and report critical social media posts.


Ange Postecoglou is not worried about losing top stars as he says sales can help Celtic grow and improve in the Champions League.

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