T ransfer news: Varane eyed by Bayern

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Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Newcastle United all sent representatives to watch Napoli's 22-year-old Georgia winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia during their 3-1 defeat by Spain on Sunday. (90min)

Arsenal and United are among the clubs expected to show interest in 20-year-old Brazilian forward Marcos Leonardo, whose agent says will look to leave Santos in January. (Evening Standard)

Benfica have no plans to enter negotiations over 19-year-old Portuguese midfielder Joao Neves, who has been watched by United, with the player's buyout clause at £105m. (Fabrizio Romano)

Bayern Munich might consider a move for Manchester United's France centre-back Raphael Varane. (Sky Germany - in German)

United are planning to replace football director John Murtough as part of significant changes which will accompany Sir Jim Ratcliffe's investment in the club. (MEN)

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