What the newspapers say
Chelsea’s new boss Graham Potter wants to bring in the striker from England Harry Kane Chelsea, reports The Sun via Calciomercatówweb. The report said Potter could have financed any potential deal by offering a Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku more cash.
Former Tottenham and PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino is bent on “surprise talks” with Ligue 1 from Nice and “in line to replace” the club “under pressure from boss” Lucien Favre, reports the Daily Mail via FootMercato. The Argentine was able to return to the dugout after he was fired by PSG in the summer, despite leading the club to league glory.
Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez and Tottenham center-back Christian Romero the two were left to fend for themselves due to visa delays due to the closure of the US embassy following the queen’s death, according to the Daily Mirror by TyC Sports. The two Argentina internationals were due to travel to Miami for two friendlies, but reportedly the delays meant they did not get their visas on time.
The Daily Mail writes that a former Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure helps Englishmen under 21 prepare for matches against Italy and Germany. The 39-year-old is finishing his coaching badges and working at Tottenham’s academy. He is said to have spent two days with under-21s at St George’s Park working with a head coach Lee Carsley and his team.
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Players to watch
Youri Tielemans: Sky Sports reports that the 25-year-old Belgian midfielder said he had no regrets staying at Leicester this summer despite being tied to a move to Arsenal.
Aurelien Tchouameni: Spanish outlet Sport says Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is “angry and embarrassed” that the previous regime hadn’t moved for the 22-year-old midfielder before he was caught by Real Madrid.