Karius’ Liverpool exit questioned, Spurs defender to join Marseille?
Simon Mignolet has strongly hinted he still wants to leave Liverpool – as he questioned the “bizarre” decision to allow Loris Karius to leave on loan. (Liverpool Echo)Danny Rose is eyeing a move to Marseille. The Tottenham defender, 28, has been linked with Paris Saint-German and Schalke, but both those moves look to be non-starters. (Daily Star)Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is insistent that his discussions over his future at the club is an issue he is happy to leave until the new year as he looks to guide his side to another impressive Premier League finish. (Goal)Chelsea insisted on Sunday night that Roman Abramovich will resume redevelopment work at Stamford Bridge and rejected reports that their Russian owner is ready to sell the club. (Daily Mail)Manchester United youngster Demetri Mitchell is closing in on a return to Hearts. The 21-year-old played 11 games for the Scottish side during the second half of last season after leaving Old Trafford on loan in January. (ESPN)Harry Maguire expected there to be interest from clubs this summer after taking England to the semi-finals of the World Cup. But he says he respects Leicester’s decision to rebuff all offers for his services, most notably from Manchester United. (Daily Mail) Leicester defender Harry Maguire starred for England at the World Cup Wilfried Zaha is ready to play at the very top and would be welcomed with open arms by Real Madrid, believes Graeme Souness. Zaha had been linked with big-money moves away from Selhurst Park in the summer following an impressive campaign last term, but ignored speculation and remained loyal to his boyhood club by signing a bumper new five-year deal. Souness, however, believes the 25-year-old may have missed a trick and insisted he has the talent to join a huge club. (Daily Mail)David Luiz admits he probably would have left Chelsea if Antonio Conte remained in charge. FULL STORYEden Hazard would have gone to Real Madrid if Zinedine Zidane had stayed as manager of the club. FULL STORYManchester United did not bid to sign Toby Alderweireld or Danny Rose during the summer. FULL STORYTottenham made an enquiry to sign Manchester United pair Anthony Martial and Juan Mata during the summer transfer window. FULL STORY The transfer window in England may be closed but it remains open across Europe and there could yet be more business done involving English and Scottish clubs.Here’s the latest news, rumours and gossip from Monday’s newspapers and online… 2 2