Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Milinkovic-Savic, Haaland, Bissouma, Sanchez, Pogba

Saturday's Transfer Gossip: Milinkovic-Savic, Haaland, Bissouma, Sanchez, Pogba

  • Manchester United are chasing the signature of Lazio and Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 26. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

 

  • United have offered France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28, a deal worth £500,000 a week to remain at the club. (Sun)

 

  • Pogba, though, has denied being offered a new deal. (Mail)

 

  • The Red Devils have ended their interest in signing Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Haaland. (Mirror)

 

  • Liverpool are prepared to offer Barcelona and Spain midfielder Gavi, 17, around £80,000 a week to land his signature. (El Nacional – via Mail)

 

  • But Manchester City are also interested in signing Gavi, who has a £42m release cause in his contract. (El Nacional, via Mail)

 

  • Everton have been offered Inter Milan’s former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez, 33, on a free transfer. (Sun)

 

  • Barcelona will switch their attentions to Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes in the summer if they are unable to secure a deal to sign Erling Haaland. (The sun)

 

Aston Villa are interested in Brighton’s 25-year-old Mali international midfielder Yves Bissouma. (Sky Sports)W

 

  • West Ham will reject any offer Newcastle make for French defender Issa Diop, 24. (Football London)

 

  • Newcastle have increased their bid for Lille defender Sven Botman, 21. (Newcastle Chronicle)

 

  • Manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed he is eager to sign a central defender on loan at Leicester. (Leicester Mercury)

 

  • Chelsea are not planning to turn their loan deal with Atletico Madrid for midfielder Saul Niguez into a permanent move in the summer.(The sun)

 

  • Paris Saint-Germain have already decided on Zinedine Zidane as the replacement for Mauricio Pochettino if he leaves for Manchester United. (The sun)

 

  • Norwich City are holding out for £15m from Newcastle for midfielder Todd Cantwell. (The sun)

 

  • Liverpool have turned down a £7m bid from Watford for English defender Nathaniel Phillips, 24. (Football Insider)

 

  • The Reds are also not prepared to let Belgian striker Divock Origi, 26, leave in a cut-price deal in January. (Liverpool Echo)

 

  • England forward Raheem Sterling is set to complete a U-turn and sign a new contract with Manchester City despite interest from Barcelona. (Daily mail)

 

  • Amad Diallo, Shola Shoretire and Anthony Elanga could all benefit with more playing time if Anthony Martial leaves Manchester United this month.(Daily mail)

 

  • Sevilla are not prepared to let Brazilian defender Diego Carlos, 28, join Newcastle for anything other than a substantial fee. (Daily Star)

 

  • AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie is in talks over a move to Real Madrid despite Liverpool and Tottenham showing interest in the 25-year-old Ivory Coast international. (El Nacional – in Italian)

 

  • Arsenal and England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 24, has arrived in Italy before a loan move to Serie A side AS Roma. (football.london)

 

  • Chelsea are exploring options to cover the left side of defence in Ben Chilwell’s absence, as well as talking to Lyon over a return for 27-year-old Italy left-back Emerson Palmieri, who is on loan at the French club. (Evening Standard)

 

  • Former Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is considering a takeover bid for Championship club Derby County. (Telegraph)

 

  • Xavi Simons will only sign a new deal at Paris Saint-Germain this month if he is guaranteed a loan move, with Rangers one of the potential destinations.(Daily record)

 

PSV Eindhoven are providing competition for Rangers with both sides interested in Vitesse Arnhem defender Danilho Doekhi. (The Scottish sun)

 

  • Three clubs in England are interested in signing Aberdeen midfielder Dean Campbell including Bolton Wanderers. (Daily record)

 

  • Barcelona are the latest club to monitor Antonio Rudiger’s situation at Chelsea with the 28-year-old Germany international defender out of contract at the end of the season. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 34, could force his Paris St-Germain exit after just one season if the club fails to win the Champions League, according to former Barcelona midfielder and Spain international Lobo Carrasco. (El Chiringuito TV, via Mirror)

 

  • Liverpool and Manchester United look set to miss out on Kingsley Coman, with the winger set to sign a lucrative new contract at Bayern Munich. (Daily mirror)

 

  • Arsenal face a tough battle to tempt Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic to join the club in January because of their lack of Champions League football and could lose out to another of European football’s big spenders.(The guardian)

 

  • Paris Saint-Germain are hopeful Kylian Mbappe will stay at the club if Zinedine Zidane becomes their next manager.(Daily mirror)

 

  • Ethan Galbraith could be the next Manchester United youngster recalled from a loan spell, with multiple Championship clubs interested in the midfielder currently playing for Doncaster.(Daily mirror)

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