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Isco plus cash for Fabián Ruiz as Real Madrid tempt Napoli

The race is heating up to sign Napoli midfielder Fabián Ruiz amid interest from Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester City.

Isco plus cash for Fabián Ruiz as Real Madrid tempt Napoli

Napoli star Fabián Ruiz is in demand following his exploits in Serie A since leaving Real Betis in 2018. LaLiga giants Real Madrid are keen to bring the Spanish midfielder to the Santiago Bernabeu and reports suggest they know how to prise him away.

 

TOP STORY – MADRID STEPPING UP FABIAN INTEREST

Real Madrid are prepared to offer €20million and Isco for Napoli midfielder Fabián Ruiz, according to Mundo Deportivo.

In-demand Napoli star Fabian is wanted by Madrid, LaLiga champions Barcelona and Premier League holders Manchester City.

Fabián swapped Real Betis for Napoli in 2018 and Madrid are determined to bring the Spain international to the Santiago Bernabeu, though Napoli are reportedly uninterested in an exchange and wanted a bigger transfer fee.

 

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- According the Mirror, Manchester United have been given the green light for a £125million double swoop to sign Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz and Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller. Havertz is wanted by Europe's elite, while Muller is searching for more game time.

United have been put off signing Real Madrid's Gareth Bale due to his injury record, reports the Daily Mail. Bale's name continues to be mentioned amid Madrid's interest in United midfielder Paul Pogba.

Inter are ready to make January bids for Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal and Manchester United's Nemanja Matic, according to Corriere della Sera. Sport also claims Inter are in talks with Barca for Ivan Rakitic.

Manchester City are set to offer Wayne Rooney's son Kai the chance to join their academy, says the Mirror. Kai joined City in 2016 during Wayne's time at Premier League rivals Manchester United.

Soccer Link reports Lyon are open to selling Manchester United target and star striker Moussa Dembele.