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What the Media Says

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In Other News: Arsenal closing in on Mustafi

WHAT THE MEDIA SAYS: Our round-up of football gossip.

WHAT THE MEDIA SAYS: Our round-up of football gossip.

A look at the other footballing headlines around the world...

  • Arsenal are closing in on a deal for the 24-year-old German international Shkodran Mustafi [Soccer Lens]
  • Santos president Modesto Roma has confirmed he's held talks with Manchester United and Chelsea this week over a deal to sign star striker Gabriel Barbosa [Telegraph]
  • England will host Spain in a friendly at Wembley on Tuesday 15 November [BBC Sport]
  • Arsenal have made a £43m bid to sign Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City this week, according to reports in France [The Sport Review]
  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes some Premier League clubs have shown their desperation in the transfer market this summer by spending huge fees on new recruits [Sky Sports]
  • Stoke boss Mark Hughes has confirmed his interest in West Brom striker Saido Berahino [Daily Mail]
  • A new midweek Premier League show fronted by Gabby Logan has been added to the BBC's extensive football coverage for the 2016-17 season [BBC Sport]
  • Odion Ighalo signs new five-year contract with Watford [Sun]

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