Football transfer rumours – Monday, October 8

TRANSFER rumours and gossip in the football world continue and on Monday, October 8, they involve Arsenal, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid and Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger is planning to hold fresh talks this week over Theo Walcott’s contract. The 23-year-old forward is away on international duty but Arsenal hope to negotiate with his advisers – Full story: Daily Mirror

Juventus have joined the queue of clubs ready to move for Walcott, should he become available on a free transfer at the end of the season. Unless he agrees a new deal, Walcott can sign a pre-contract agreement in January – Full story: Metro

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini was at the Vicente Calderon stadium on Sunday as Falcao scored in Atletico Madrid’s 2-1 victory over Malaga. The 26-year-old striker has been linked with a possible January move to either the defending Premier League champions or Chelsea – Full story: