Trending: Arsenal yet to restart Mesut Ozil talks, Barca ready for Coutinho

Trending: Arsenal yet to restart Mesut Ozil talks, Barca ready for Coutinho
From ESPN - October 11, 2017

Thursday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending ...

ARSENAL:Mesut Ozil remains open to staying at Arsenal but is keeping all options on the table as the club have yet to re-open contract talks with the playmaker, a source told ESPN FC.

-Calum Chambers has signed a two-year contract extension that ties him to the club until 2021.

-Welsh Football League Division Three team Caerau have received international clearance to play former England and Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson.

BARCELONA:Barcelona have said they are in a position to pursue their interest in Philippe Coutinho in January after having bids for the Liverpool playmaker rejected in the summer.

-The specialist who operated on Ousmane Dembele's knee last month says the pressure on the player to justify his price tag following a 105 million move to Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund could have led to the injury.

MAN UNITED:MidfielderPaul Pogba is back in light traininga month after being sidelined with a hamstring injury.

-Sir Alex Ferguson broke a promise to take over at Tottenhamtwo years before joining Manchester United, according to former Spurs chairman Irving Scholar.

- Jose Mourinho saysManchester United do not need to prove anything at Anfieldon Saturday but has warned Liverpool his team are better equipped to win there than they were last season.


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