Transfer Talk: Juventus' Adrien Rabiot latest star linked with Newcastle after takeover

Summer transfer window was unique. See all major deals and see how we rated the largest signings. The window will close in January but that doesn't mean rumours will stop coming. Here's the latest gossip and speculation.
TOP STORY: Newcastle eyes Rabiot for big signing

Calciomercato has reported that Newcastle United are interested to sign Adrien Rabiot, a Juventus midfielder.

According to reports, the Old Lady would be open to moving on the France international midfielder as they begin a squad shakeup. However, the 26-year old would prefer a move into the Premier League.

Juventus is looking to reshuffle their midfield -- AS Monaco's Aurelien Tchouameni, Manchester United's Donny Van de Beek are options -- but the Italian side needs to move some players.

Newcastle are being linked to a number of transfers because of the wealth of their new owners. Rabiot, the UEFA Nations League winner, is the latest to join the discussion.

Juventus could move him on at a low valuation and lose very little. The player was a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain. He has had a mixed bag of injuries and inconsistent performances in Serie A.

Rabiot could be looking for a new club to help him stay with Les Bleus in the race for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

After their controversial takeover, Adrien Rabiot is the latest name to be linked with Newcastle. Daniele Badolato, Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images

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PAPER GOSSIP

Gazzetta dello Sport reports that AC Milan is ready to sell Samu Castillejo, their winger. Getafe, a LaLiga club, is also interested. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, the 26-year old has been pushed out of Stefano Pioli’s future plans. Getafe had reportedly reached an agreement with him over a return to Spain.

According to journalist Ekrem Kongur, Laliga sides Sevilla and Atletico Madrid are interested in Fenerbahce defender Attila Salai. This season, the Hungarian international has been a success in the Turkish league. He is 23 years old and could still improve as a centre-back.

AS Roma and Juventus joined AS Roma in expressing interest in Borussia Monchengladbach's midfielder Denis Zakaria. Tuttosport reports that Juve boss Massimiliano Allgri is interested in the Switzerland international midfielder Denis Zakaria if they fail to land the aforementioned Tchouameni. Contacts are open for the possibility of the transfer.

- AC Milan are interested in signing Serie B side Pisa's youngster Lorenzo Lucca, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. Rossoneri are looking for a young central striker who can succeed Zlatan Ibramovovic and Olivier Giroud. Lucca, 21 years old, has been praised for his consistency and was reportedly valued at 10 million.

Sport BILD reports that Robert Lewandowski is unhappy at Bayern Munich, amid uncertainty about his future. The international from Poland is unhappy about the links between Bayern and Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, and FC Salzburg’s Karim Adeyemi. Both are seen as possible successors to Lewandowski, 33.

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