Sunday’sTransfer Gossip: Fernandes, Haaland, Ronaldo, Messi, Morata, Kepa, Kamara

Sunday'sTransfer Gossip: Fernandes, Haaland, Ronaldo, Morata, Kepa, Kamara

  • Manchester United and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 27, will become Barcelona‘s top target if they fail to sign Haaland in the summer. (El Nacional, via Mail)

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes has flown to England for a crisis meeting with the Manchester United forward as the 36-year-old considers his future at the club. (Sun)

 

  • Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland believes that Manchester City will try to sign him in the summer transfer window after Manchester United pulled out of the race to recruit the 21-year-old. (Mario Cortegana via Express)

 

  • Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is set to cut short his loan deal with Juventus so he can join Barcelona, but manager Massimiliano Allegri is refusing to let the 29-year-old go before he signs a replacement. (AS – in Spanish)

 

  • Lazio are interested in Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga but the 27-year-old Spaniard’s £170,000-a-week wages are a stumbling block. (The Athletic – subscription required)

 

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  • Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara wants a £150,000-a-week deal from his next club after West Ham joined Newcastle in the fight to sign the 22-year-old Frenchman. (Sun).

 

  • Barcelona will target Wolves winger Adama Traore, 25, if French forward Ousmane Dembele, 24, decides against renewing his contract with the La Liga side, providing competition for Tottenham in their attempts to sign the Spaniard. (Diario Sport – in Spanish)

 

  • Atletico Madrid are interested in a loan deal for Arsenal right-back Cedric Soares with a view to a permanent deal for the 30-year-old Portuguese in the summer. (Mail)

 

  • Fiorentina and Serbia’s highly-rated striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21, is prepared to wait until the summer to resolve his future and will not be rushed into a January move. (90 Min)

 

  • Juventus are on the brink of a dressing room meltdown after tensions boiled over on the pitch during their draw with Napoli, with rows between Matthijs de Ligt and Adrien Rabiot, and Federico Chiesa and Juan Cuadrado illustrating all is not well.(Mail on sunday)

 

  • Lionel Messi could have an advantage over Mo Salah and Robert Lewandowski in the race for FIFA’s The Best award, with the stars’ achievements beyond August not being considered.(Mail on Sunday)

 

  • Arsenal are chasing the Serb, but Aston Villa forward Ollie Watkins, 26, may be better suited to the Gunners’ attack. (Express)

 

  • Paul Pogba will return to full training in the coming week after getting the green light from the Manchester United doctors.(The sun on sunday)

 

  • Manchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 27, is a possible target for AC Milan as they look to find a replacement for injured Denmark centre-back Simon Kjaer, 32. (Sky Sports Italy, via Milan Live – in Italian)

 

  • Fulham have been dealt a transfer blow as Marseille have joined the race to sign their long-term £18m target Angelo Fulgini from Angers. (The sun on sunday)

 

  • Wayne Rooney’s Derby County are in crisis talks with the EFL as a fight with Middlesbrough and Wycombe threatens their survival bid.(The sun on Sunday)

 

  • Birmingham City are closing in on a loan deal for Manchester United’s Ivorian forward Amad Diallo, 19. (Mirror)

 

  • Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Newcastle and West Ham are all interested in signing 21-year-old Senegalese forward Bamba Dieng from Marseille. (La Provence, via Sport Witness)

 

  • Rangers are set to ramp up negotiations with top target John Souttar this week – and could land the Hearts star now.(Sunday mail)

 

  • Vitesse Arnhem are ready to stand firm over Rangers target Danilho Doekhi this month and won’t allow their 23-year-old captain to leave for anything less than £2million in January.(Sunday mail)

 

  • Villa are interested in Brighton and Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma, but manager Graham Potter says the Seagulls are not selling the 25-year-old. (Birmingham Mail)

 

  • Barcelona vice president Rafa Yuste says more players need to be sold before Spanish striker Ferran Torres, 21, can actually be registered at the Camp Nou after his move from Manchester City. (Barca Blaugranes)

 

 

  • Barca will meet with their United States full-back Sergino Dest as Chelsea seek to sign the 21-year-old as injury cover for Ben Chilwell and Reece James. (Express)

 

  • Virgil Van Dijk has revealed how he put club before country last summer – and insisted that Liverpool will continue to come first.(Sunday mirror)

 

  • Mikel Arteta has challenged Josh Kroenke to give him the required funds to “maximise” Arsenal‘s January transfer window.(Sunday mirror)

 

  • Liverpool do not know how many senior players they will have available to face Shrewsbury – or whether Jurgen Klopp will be on the touchline.(Sunday mirror)

 

  • Harry Maguire has admitted that Manchester United’s players must take the blame for the crisis that has engulfed Old Trafford – not beleaguered boss Ralf Rangnick. (Sunday mirror)

 

  • Marcus Rashford has praised a community who pulled him through one of his “lowest points” – by building a wall of love against a tide of hate.(Sunday mirror)

 

  • Ralf Rangnick looks like he will be unable to lure Erling Haaland to Manchester United despite initial plans to do so.(Sunday mirror)

 

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