Barcelona to make new Coutinho offer
Today’s rumors start, where they have started many times before, with a certain Philippe Coutinho.
Sport are simply refusing to let this one go and the latest is that a €120 million offer will be made in January.
A five-year deal was agreed in the summer and Coutinho remains “desperate” to play for Barcelona apparently.
Sergi Roberto wanted by Juventus
Over at Marca, they report that Juventus are hoping to take advantage of Sergi Roberto’s contract situation by landing the midfielder.
Apparently Massimiliano Allegri feels he could build his midfield around Sergi who has rejected Barca’s initial renewal offer.
Roberto’s contract expires in 2019 and the 25-year-old is also seeking assurances about gaining more regular playing time.
Mourinho wants Umtiti at Man Utd
Over in the UK, the Mirror report that Jose Mourinho fancies bringing Samuel Umtiti to Manchester United.
Mourinho has not been impressed with new signing Victor Lindelof or Chris Smalling and wants Umtiti to partner Eric Bailly.
Umtiti has a buyout clause of £53 million but United are wary he may use them to try and land a better contract at Barca.
Mascherano has offers from Liverpool, Juventus and PSG
Apparently Liverpool, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain all want the Argentine and he has already made up his mind where he wants to go.