Arteta wants Arsenal to learn from Ozil & Sokratis mistakes
Mikel Arteta says Arsenal must not allow the recent departures of Mesut Ozil and Sokratis Papastathopoulos to become the norm.
Both players left the club after being bought out before the end of their contracts, with Arsenal unable to recoup any sort of fee for either.
Varane wants to leave Real Madrid
Raphael Varane wants to leave Real Madrid, reports Sport.
The French defender has been with the Spanish giants since 2011, but is now looking to depart in search of a new adventure.
Varane’s contract expires in 2022 and, with that in mind, Real Madrid will look to cash in rather than letting him walk free next year.
Klopp ‘won’t cry like a five-year-old kid’ if Liverpool don’t sign defender
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he “won’t cry like a five-year-old kid” if he doesn’t get a new central defender in January.
The Reds have battled injuries to Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez all season long, but it doesn’t appear the club will be adding reinforcements.
Udinese agree deal for Llorente
Udinese have agreed to a deal to sign Fernando Llorente, reports Gianluca Di Marzio.
An agreement has been reached with Napoli to sign the Spanish striker, who has given his approval to the deal.
The deal will be completed on Monday after Napoli’s clash with Verona.
Benevento set sights on RSL’s Herrera
Italian side Benevento are eyeing Real Salt Lake defender Aaron Herrera, according to Sky Sports Italia.
Benevento have recently been linked to American fullback Bryan Reynolds, who would join the club on loan from Juventus.
However, the report states that Roma have jumped in front of Juve in the race to sign Reynolds as Benevento turn their attention towards a different American defender.