Transfer Updates – Madrid want Kane, Herrera to Bilbao and Villa target Hudson-Odoi

Transfer Updates (October 9) – Madrid want Kane, Herrera to Bilbao and Villa target Hudson-Odoi

Real Madrid want to sign Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, but may be put off by the 25-year-old’s £200m price tag. (El Confidencial – in Spanish)

Manchester United face a battle to convince Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 27, to stay at Old Trafford beyond the end of his current contract. (Telegraph)

A number of Premier League clubs are interested in Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, but the 18-year-old could cost more than £100m after receiving an England call-up this week. (Sun)

Arsenal’s new £250m kit deal with Adidas could give manager Unai Emery extra cash to spend on bolstering his squad in the January transfer window. (Times – subscription required)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign Inter Milan and Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar and AC Milan’s Italian centre-back Alessio Romagnoli, both 23, in January. (ESPN)

Manchester United scouts were in Portugal to watch a number of Benfica players on Sunday. (Manchester Evening News)

Everton striker Cenk Tosun is set for a return to Besiktas, who could take the 27-year-old Turkey international on loan in January. (MyNet, via Talksport)

Genoa striker Krzysztof Piatek is aware of Barcelona’s interest in him, but Manchester CityTottenham Hotspur and Liverpool are also watching the Polish 23-year-old. (Diario Sport, via Talksport)

Tottenham’s Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen, 31, is expected to be out of action for up to two months with a hamstring injury. (Mirror)

West Ham are hoping to reach a contract agreement with midfielder Declan Rice, 19, during the international break. It could be worth in the region of £46,000 per week. (Star)

Or alternatively, West Ham are set to offer Rice – who is eligible to play for the Republic of Ireland and England – an improved contract of about £21,000 per week. (Football London)

Ander Herrera

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera, 29, could return to Spain with former club Athletic Bilbao when his contract expires at the end of the season. (El Correo, via Sun)

Sweden and Helsingborgs defender Andreas Granqvist, 33, says Manchester United are interested in signing him. (Mirror)

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 27, is set to make his return from injury against Burnley on 20 October after the club decided it would be too big a risk to play the Belgium international at Liverpool on Sunday. (ESPN)

Aston Villa are being linked with a January move for Chelsea’s 17-year-old English forward Callum Hudson-Odoi. (Birmingham Mail)

Manchester CityTottenham and Southampton have been watching Sunderland‘s 19-year-old forward Josh Maja. (Mirror)

James Milner

Liverpool midfielder James Milner, 32, could be out until November after suffering a hamstring injury against Manchester City. (Mail)

Meanwhile, Liverpool physio Matt Konopinski is leaving the club to take up a new role with England after nearly a decade at Anfield. (Liverpool Echo)

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