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Real Madrid and Barcelona to fight it out for the next 'Gerard Pique' and other transfer news and rumours of the day- 1st October, 2017

Sumedh Pande
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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the major happenings across Europe that made headlines on October 1, 2017: 

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FC Barcelona and Real Madrid to fight it out for the next 'Gerard Pique' 

Rated as one of the most promising defenders in Spain at the moment, 16-year-old Osasuna defender, Iker San Vicente has been linked with a move to some of the biggest clubs in the world. The Mirror has reported that FC Barcelona and Real Madrid have taken note of the defender whose style of play has already been likened to Gerard Pique. San Vicente has rejected a new deal from Osasuna which has further added fuel to the rumour mill. Along with the Spanish giants, the other top clubs interested in the teenager are Arsenal, Chelsea and Juventus. 

Toni Kroos miffed at Real Madrid 

According to Don Balon, Toni Kroos has been left annoyed by the Real Madrid board after the club has not paid heed to his demands for a pay hike. It is believed that the German midfield maestro wants to earn at least at par with club's emerging superstar, Marco Asensio and has conveyed those feelings to the club hierarchy. Kroos is one of Real Madrid's most important members of their current squad and is integral to Zinedine Zidane's plans. 

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Sumedh Pande
An avid Premier League watcher with specialization in transfer news and post match analysis. Follow European and Indian football with minute attention with one eye on the world of cricket.
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