Chelsea have reportedly bid for Frenkie de Jong as they step up their pursuit of the Dutch midfielder, though have been quoted a price of £50million by Barcelona. The Blues are also eyeing Paris Saint-Germain full-back Layvin Kurzawa, while they could now have a free path to sign Monaco’s Aurelien Tchouameni. Manchester United are targeting a move for Aston Villa star John McGinn amid renewed links to Declan Rice, Jude Bellingham, Denis Zakaria, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Amadou Haidara, though it remains to be seen if Anthony Martial will be going anywhere this month.
MADRID (AP) — Francisco “Paco” Gento, a former Real Madrid great who is the only soccer player to win six European Cup titles, has died. He was 88. Madrid announced Gento's passing on Tuesday but did not give a cause of death. Gento played with Madrid for 18 seasons, from 1953-71, and his 23 titles with the club in official competitions is a record he shares with Brazilian defender Marcelo, who tied him on Sunday by winning the Spanish Super Cup. In addition to the six European Cups, Gento also
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Newcastle are reportedly also ready to spend big money on a striker