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Football rumours from the media

Ramset, Foden and Witsel are all being talked about on Thursday.

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Manchester United’s Paul Pogba leads the papers on Thursday (Adam Davy/PA)

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba leads the papers on Thursday (Adam Davy/PA)

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba leads the papers on Thursday (Adam Davy/PA)

<strong>Paul Pogba</strong> leads the back pages for a second day after the France midfielder’s training ground exchange with Jose Mourinho. The Daily Telegraph reports Pogba told the Old Trafford hierarchy he wanted to leave the club in July, while the Daily Star says that a number of players could consider leaving United at the end of the season should Mourinho stay at the helm.

What the papers say

Aaron Ramsey is to leave Arsenal next summer, the Daily Mirror says. The 27-year-old is in the final season of his contract and has previously been linked with Chelsea and Juventus.

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Manchester City&rsquo;s Phil Foden starred in the victory against Oxford United (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Manchester City’s Phil Foden starred in the victory against Oxford United (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Manchester City’s Phil Foden starred in the victory against Oxford United (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Manchester City are looking to tie down Phil Foden to a long-term contract, according to the Daily Mail. The teenager scored his first goal for Pep Guardiola’s side in the Carabao Cup this week and City will look to extend his deal beyond 2020.

Arsenal are among a number of clubs interested in signing Everton’s hot prospect Ryan Astley, the Daily Mirror says. The 16-year-old is yet to be offered a professional contract at Goodison Park, according to the paper.

Jack Simpson is wanted by Rangers but the 21-year-old is focused on his role at Bournemouth, the Echo says.

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Players to watch

Frenkie de Jong: Barcelona are looking at the Dutch midfielder who is also wanted by Tottenham and Manchester City, according to Talksport.

Eder Militao: The Brazil right-back – who is currently at Porto – is wanted by Everton, UOL reports.

Axel Witsel: Manchester United were keen on the Belgian midfielder over the summer but lost out to Borussia Dortmund, says Calciomercato.

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