Transfer rumours: Werner, Rudiger, Lang, Coutinho, Tchouameni, Rabiot, Werner, Pedri

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Newcastle United's new Saudi owners are planning to take a look at Germany as a way to replicate the success of Thomas Tuchel and Jurgen Klopp in England. Timo Werner (Chelsea's Germany striker) is a target. Also, Niklas Sule (Bayer Munich, Germany centre-back), and Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona's Brazilian midfield flop), are also targets. (Bild in German external-link

The Magpies reached out to Wesley Fofana, Leicester City's centre-back French, about making a possible move for the 20 year-old Magpies in January. (RMC Sport, in French) external link

Barcelona want Coutinho to be sold in January's transfer window, while Liverpool are open to the possibility of bringing Coutinho back to Merseyside. (El Chiringuito TV, via Express) external-link

The Juventus France midfielder Adrien Racbiot, who is also from France, has been linked to Newcastle. In January, the Serie A club was open to selling Rabiot, at 26 years old, to raise funds for Aurelien Tchouameni, the Monaco midfielder, or Donny van der Beek, the Manchester United Dutch midfielder. (Calciomercato - in Italian) external-link

Mauricio Pochettino, Paris St-Germain's boss, says that the Ligue 1 club will do everything possible to keep Kylian Mbappe, France's striker. Real Madrid has been linked to the 22-year old's contract, which expires next summer. External-link: (Marca).

AC Milan and Barcelona are leading the clubs in trying to sign Jesse Lingard, an attacking midfielder from England, on a free transfer. Lingard will leave Manchester United next summer. (Mail) external link

Monaco has placed a 60 million euro price tag on Tchouameni, 21. Real Madrid is also interested in the player. Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool are also interested. (Marca - in Spanish) external-link

If the club's new owners choose to fire Steve Bruce, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester City manager is Newcastle's top priority. (Sky Italy via Mirror). External-link

Rodgers, Foxes boss, is however said to be "totally dedicated" to the East Midlands club. (Telegraph). external-link

Newcastle is considering Luis Campos as their sporting director. He was a former Monaco and Lille sports advisor. (Sky Sports) external-link

Real Madrid are interested to sign Antonio Rudiger, a 28-year-old Chelsea defender. The German international, who is out of contract at season's end, would be a valuable addition to the Spanish team's back four. (Marca in Spanish) external-link

Phil Foden, the England midfielder and 21-year old Phil Foden are set to sign a six-year contract with Manchester City. He will earn 150,000 per week under his new six-year deal. (Mirror). external-link

Arsenal is preparing a bid of 30m euros for Club Bruges' 22 year-old Dutch winger Noa lang. (Voetbal24) External-link

Manchester United may redouble their efforts to sign Jules Kounde (22-year-old France centre back) from Sevilla. He is also a Chelsea target. (Fichajes, via FourFourTwo) external-link

Barcelona and Spain are in advanced negotiations with Pedri, a midfielder from Spain. The 18-year old is ready to sign a new contract which will last until 2026. It also includes a release clause that amounts to more than 600m euros. (Goal) External-link

Mats Hummels (32-year-old Germany defender) has warned Erling Braut Hailand (21-years old) that he might not find the grass greener if he leaves Borussia Dortmund. Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea are all believed to be interested in the signing of the Norway forward. (Bild in German) external link

Paris St-Germain may make a move to sign Fiorentina striker DusanVlahovic, a possible replacement for Kylian Mbappe (22), who is out of contract at season's end. PSG will be competing for Vlahovic, a 21-year-old Serbian international. He is linked to Tottenham, Juventus, and Bayern Munich. (Le 10 Sport - in French) external-link

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone tried to sign Lionel Messi (34), in the summer. Simeone has described how he assigned striker Luis Suarez to sound out his former Barcelona striker partner, before the Argentine left for Paris St-Germain. (Ole via Mail) external link

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