Gossip: Manchester United 'target Andersen', Arsenal 'fight Bayern for Pepe'

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Joachim Andersen and Nicolas Pepe could be on the way to the Premier League.

United have turned a corner of late, with last-minute victories in Italy, against Bournemouth and Newcastle United giving fans and the club a shot in the arm. A draw at Chelsea and a win against Everton has seen United move into seventh, and they are now just four points off the top four.‘ data-reactid=”23″>United have turned a corner of late, with last-minute victories in Italy, against Bournemouth and Newcastle United giving fans and the club a shot in the arm. A draw at Chelsea and a win against Everton has seen United move into seventh, and they are now just four points off the top four.

The Mirror believe that one player who could arrive is Sampdoria defender Joachim Andersen. United have sent scouts to watch the 22 year old, and report that Mourinho is keen on the player. Last night, the United manager made a point of praising Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci for his part in Cristiano Ronaldo’s opener. With Chris Smalling still regularly featuring in the back four, Mourinho understandably wants a replacement, and would have to pay 30 million euros to get him.‘ data-reactid=”25″>The Mirror believe that one player who could arrive is Sampdoria defender Joachim Andersen. United have sent scouts to watch the 22 year old, and report that Mourinho is keen on the player. Last night, the United manager made a point of praising Juventus’ Leonardo Bonucci for his part in Cristiano Ronaldo’s opener. With Chris Smalling still regularly featuring in the back four, Mourinho understandably wants a replacement, and would have to pay 30 million euros to get him.

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However, one player who will not be at Old Trafford is Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The same paper reports that the 37 year old has played down speculation over a possible loan move back to Europe. He has been linked with both United and another former club, AC Milan, but stated he was content at LA Galaxy, saying: “If I belong to the Galaxy, I’m a Galaxy player, I don’t go abroad. If I belong to one club, I stay with one club and focus on that club and give all my attention to that club.”‘ data-reactid=”29″>However, one player who will not be at Old Trafford is Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The same paper reports that the 37 year old has played down speculation over a possible loan move back to Europe. He has been linked with both United and another former club, AC Milan, but stated he was content at LA Galaxy, saying: “If I belong to the Galaxy, I’m a Galaxy player, I don’t go abroad. If I belong to one club, I stay with one club and focus on that club and give all my attention to that club.”

Spurs failed to add a single player to their squad over the course of the summer. Added to struggles with their stadium, and suggestions that Mauricio Pochettino is on the shortlist for the Real Madrid job, is the suggestion that Fernando Llorente is looking to leave the club.‘ data-reactid=”31″>Spurs failed to add a single player to their squad over the course of the summer. Added to struggles with their stadium, and suggestions that Mauricio Pochettino is on the shortlist for the Real Madrid job, is the suggestion that Fernando Llorente is looking to leave the club.

The Basque striker has been a reliable performer for Spurs, with few players willing to play understudy for so long and with such professionalism, and will not be easily replaced.‘ data-reactid=”33″>The Basque striker has been a reliable performer for Spurs, with few players willing to play understudy for so long and with such professionalism, and will not be easily replaced.

Across North London, Arsenal are rumoured to be looking at Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, who has welcomed the interest. The 23 year old has been in exceptional form in Ligue 1 this season, and has also been linked with German clubs Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.‘ data-reactid=”40″>Across North London, Arsenal are rumoured to be looking at Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, who has welcomed the interest. The 23 year old has been in exceptional form in Ligue 1 this season, and has also been linked with German clubs Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.

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