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Exclusive: Fabrizio Romano’s Daily Briefing – Chelsea’s right-back search, Barcelona star could leave + more

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Olivier Giroud has been performing at a very high level and it could now earn him a contract extension with AC Milan. Giroud will now focus on the World Cup with France and then time for a new deal with AC Milan.

There’s been some speculation in recent days linking Seko Fofana as a target for Arsenal. I don’t know yet where he’ll end up, but I can give my current understanding of his situation:

Seko Fofana has new agent now and he’s obviously working to find solutions for 2023. At the moment it is still early, nothing advanced; but he can be an opportunity not just for Premier League clubs, also in other leagues. His price tag could be around €40m.

Memphis Depay’s future is open. There’s a chance he will go in January, yes – but the decision also depends on the proposals – he’s set to be a free agent in June so he’d only accept a top club. At the moment, I’m told there are no negotiations with any club and the World Cup could be important chance for him.

Memphis Depay in action for Barcelona

Official Bayern statement on Sadio Mane’s injury and World Cup hopes: “Sadio Mane has picked up an injury and he won’t be available for game against Schalke. Further tests will follow in the next few days — Bayern is in contact with the medical team of Senegalese Football Association.”

Chelsea want to sign the best young talents in the world, with Endrick one of the players they are targeting. They will be in the race for the Palmeiras wonderkid, along with Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. It’s been part of Todd Boehly’s strategy to sign top young players like this, as we saw with the signings of Cesare Casadei and Carney Chukwuemeka in the summer.

Confirmed: Reece James will not be going to the World Cup with England, as he shared in the statement below:

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