What the papers say
Arsenal are rumoured to be keen on signing Brentford forward Ivan Toney, the Mirror reports. The Gunners have been eyeing the 27-year-old and are said to be stepping up their interest ahead of the January transfer window, with Toney currently banned from all football activities until mid-January for gambling offences.
The Daily Mail reports that a sensational return to Chelsea could be on the cards for Tammy Abraham after two years at Roma as part of a swap deal for Romelu Lukaku, who is currently on loan at the Serie A club.
Manchester United may have their eyes set on German international forward Serge Gnabry from Bayern Munich, the Daily Mail reports. The Premier League club currently lack firepower without Antony and Jadon Sancho.
Social media round-up
🚨 Ten Hag on Jadon Sancho situation: “I do not comment about unavailable players — again, I don’t comment”.
Man Utd coach then asked about Jadon deleting his Instagram account as step towards solution: “I don't know, it's up to him. I don’t comment about players not available”. pic.twitter.com/FEuElfYCSB
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 26, 2023
Neymar slams reports claiming he's asked for Al Hilal manager to be sacked https://t.co/9tF76F3H9P
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) September 26, 2023
Players to watch
Aston Villa continue talks to extend Ollie Watkins’ contract, aiming to finalise a new deal for the England international by January according to 90min.
Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi (26) may be gearing up for a move to Nottingham Forest or Barcelona, with interest being shown by both clubs for the Leicester midfielder.