Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Haaland, Martial, Alli, Doherty, Phillips, Dembele, En-Nesyri

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Haaland, Martial, Alli, Doherty, Phillips, Dembele, En-Nesyri

  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will save the money from the sale of 21-year-old Spain forward Ferran Torres, who is set to join Barcelona in a deal worth up to £55m, to help finance a summer move for Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21. (Manchester Evening News)

 

  • Newcastle United will not pursue a move for 26-year-old Manchester United and France striker Anthony Martial because it would cost them £6m to take him on loan for the second half of the season. (Football Insider)

 

  • Arsenal have identified Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri as a possible transfer target. With Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Dusan Vlahovic expensive options, the Gunners have scouted the 24-year-old Moroccan as an alternative striker. (Express)

 

  • Tottenham are considering a January move for Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie according to a report in Italy.(Daily mail)

 

  • Ander Herrera is hopeful there is still time for Kylian Mbappe to agree a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain, who risk losing one of their stars for nothing in the summer.(Daily mail)

 

  • Gianluigi Buffon says he has no intention of retiring, despite turning 44 next month, and still wants to play in either Mexico or the USA.(Daily mail)

 

  • Juventus are reported to be “unconvinced” by Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as they look to strengthen their attacking options in January.(Daily mirror)

 

  • Tottenham are willing to let England midfielder Dele Alli, 25, go out on loan in January, while Republic of Ireland right-back Matt Doherty, 29, can leave on a permanent deal. (Evening Standard)

 

  • France winger Ousmane Dembele, 24, has agreed to a new five-year contract with Barcelona, on reduced terms, and will sign the deal next week. (Sport)

 

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  • Roma are in talks to sign Arsenal and England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 24, on loan during the January transfer window. (ESPN)

 

  • England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, linked with a move to Manchester United, wants to extend his contract with Leeds United. (Mail)

 

  • Orlando City and United States striker Daryl Dike, 21, is wanted by a number of English clubs, including West Ham, Newcastle, Brighton, Leeds and West Brom. (Team Talk)

 

  • Atletico Madrid expect to receive a bid for 31-year-old England right-back Kieran Trippier from Newcastle United in January. (ESPN)

 

  • Chelsea are drawing up plans to make a move for Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, potentially as early as January.(Daily express)

 

  • Tottenham are looking at making three significant free transfer signings, including Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger. (Daily express)

 

  • Chelsea are ready to make their move for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde in January if they offload Antonio Rudiger before the expiration of his contract.(Daily star)

 

  • Gianluigi Buffon has hit out at former Juventus team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, claiming the now Manchester United player adversely affected the Turin club’s DNA.(Daily star)

 

  • West Ham, Crystal Palace and Brighton are among the sides interested in Arsenal’s English striker Eddie Nketiah, 22. (Mail)

 

  • France defender Clement Lenglet, 26, wants to stay at Barcelona, despite losing his starting spot this season. (Marca)

 

  • Newcastle United boss Eddie Howe says he will not let any of his fringe players, including English striker Dwight Gayle, 32, and Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick, 29, leave on loan in January because of his side’s small squad. (Chronicle)

 

  • Southampton look set to extend the contract of former Argentina goalkeeper Willy Caballero. The 40-year-old signed a short-term deal at St Mary’s until 5 January earlier this month. (Mail)

 

  • Six Championship clubs – Bournemouth, Fulham, Huddersfield Town, Nottingham Forest, Stoke City and West Brom – have contacted Aston Villa about signing 23-year-old English striker Keinan Davis in January. (Football Insider)

 

  • Newcastle are looking to add two key defenders in January with Lille’s Sven Botman being one of those, although they will face competition from AC Milan. (The sun)

 

  • Frenkie De Jong and Philippe Coutinho are part of a list of five players Barcelona will look to offload in January to finance their move for Manchester City’s Ferran Torres. (The sun)

 

  • Real Madrid could offer Eden Hazard to Lille in a swap deal to bring Canada international Jonathan David to the club.(The sun)

 

  • West Ham are lining up Nice’s strongman defender Flavius Daniliuc to give their ailing defensive corps a boost in January.(The sun)

 

  • West Brom are keen on Orlando City striker Daryl Dike after being impressed by his loan spell last season with Barnsley. (The sun)

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