Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, October 23: Bilic has two games to save West Ham job?

Transfer rumours and paper review

Monday, October 23, 2017

Here's all the top transfer-related stories in Monday's newspapers and online…

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic will be given more time to improve results by the club's owners. The 49-year-old will be in charge for at least the next two games, despite Friday's 3-0 loss to Brighton leaving the Hammers in the Premier League relegation zone. (BBC Sport)

Manchester United have opened talks over a £30million deal for Valencia midfielder Carlos Soler. Jose Mourinho has moved swiftly for the Spain Under-21s star and wants a deal wrapped up for next season. (The Sun)

Real Madrid are eyeing Mauricio Pochettino as a possible successor to Zinedine Zidane. Tottenham’s boss impressed Bernabeu chiefs with the way he conducted himself before, during and after Tuesday’s 1-1 Champions League draw in Spain. The Spanish giants’ president, Florentino Perez, made it clear he has absolutely no plans to get rid of current coach Zidane. But Real fear the time may come when the French legend wants to call it a day. (The Sun)

Liverpool are preparing to make a £4.5m move for the teenager knows as the "Jewel of Israel". Manor Solomon has been earning rave reviews playing for Maccabi Petah Tikva, and at the age of 18, has already been called up to the Israel national side. (The Sun)

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure could join sister club New York City FC at the end of the season. (Daily Mirror)

Gary Neville has said he will 'never' be a manager again. The former Manchester United defender was sacked by Valencia last year after a ill-fated four-month spell with the Spanish club. And after leaving his role as assistant to England manager that same year, he has said he won't return to a similar role in football. (Daily Mail)

Newcastle's Spanish protégé Mikel Merino is good enough to interest Real Madrid and Barcelona, according to teammate Rob Elliot. (Independent)

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