Sunday’s transfer gossip: Nkunku, Southgate, Moukoko, Ounahi, Gvardiol, Kvaratskhelia

Chelsea has reportedly completed the signing of RB Leipzig and France striker Christopher Nkunku and the 25-year-old will officially join the club in July 2023. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter) external link

Gareth Southgate has decided to continue as England manager, after reflecting on his future following the World Cup quarter-final defeat to France. (Telegraph) external link

Eddie Howe (45) also says he wants Southgate (52) to remain England’s manager – despite speculation about New Castle the boss may be in line to replace him. (Chronicle)external link

Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea target Youssoufa Moukoko, 18, is nowhere near signing a new contract at Borussia Dortmundthe German striker’s agent has confirmed. (Sky Germany via Liverpool Echo) external link

Anger Chairman Said Chabane has said the French Ligue 1 club have resigned to lose Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi (22) in January with Leicester, Leeds United and West Ham allegedly interested. (talk show) external link

Liverpool increasingly confident that they will win the race to sign Borussia Dortmund and English midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19. (Mirror) external link

Chelsea plans to put pressure on Real Madrid in the battle to sign RB Leipzig and Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol, 20, by making a move for him in January. (Mirror) external link

Newcastle United is among several clubs interested in Georgia forward Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, 21, but Naples are not interested in selling for a reported price of £50m. (90 minutes)external link

Manchester United’s Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea, 32, could leave Old Trafford on a free transfer in the summer as the club consider not activating a clause to extend his contract by another 12 months. (Sky Germany via Sun)external link

American midfielder Christian Pulisic, 24, said “things change quickly and anything can happen” after being linked with a move from Chelsea to Manchester United. (Indirect Podcast via Metro)external link

Everton is one of four clubs interested in Atletico Madrid and Brazil forward Matheus Cunha, 23, after terminating the contract of 33-year-old Venezuela international Salomon Rondon. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter) external link

Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, shared a video of himself working out in a private gym as the Portugal forward continues his search for a new club following his departure from Manchester United. (Mail)external link

Earlier Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez, 35, who is a free agent after leading the boyhood club Nacional to the title in his native Uruguay, is the desire of the Mexican side Cruz Azul. (AS)external link

Zinedine Zidane, 50, will not take part in the World Cup final because he “doesn’t want to steal the limelight” from former France team-mate Didier Deschamps, 54, amid speculation he is set to replace him as Les Bleus manager in 2023. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)external link

Rome Boss Jose Mourinho (59) is “considering probes” from the Portuguese Football Association over the country’s vacant head coaching role, but is unsure whether he will leave the club management. (Telegraph)external link

Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola, 51, says his side will have “four or five senior players available” for Thursday’s EFL Cup fourth-round tie against Liverpool. (Mail) external link

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