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Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Fernandez, Mc Tominay, Griezmann, Caicedo, Bale, Kessie, Gusto, Gordon

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Chelsea are planning a fresh move for Enzo Fernandez after previously failing to agree a deal for the Benfica midfielder.

 

  • Newcastle have reportedly held talks with Manchester United over a shock January move for Scott McTominay.
  • Manchester United had conversations with Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann, 31, last summer before he secured a permanent move back to Diego Simeone‘s side.

 

  • Brighton are stepping up their interest in £20m-rated Shakhtar Donetsk and Ukraine centre-back Mykola Matviyenko, 26.
  • Chelsea are planning to return with an improved bid for Brighton and Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo, 21, with the Seagulls looking for potential replacements.

 

  • Gareth Bale has confirmed he will be involved in a PGA Tour competition just two weeks after retiring from football.
  • Marseille defender Sead Kolasinac‘s house was burgled on Friday while he played in a French Cup tie, according to a report.

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• After Worst Run Of Form In Club’s History Everton Sack Frank Lampard

 

• Monday’s Transfer Gossip: Smalling, Billing, Kane, Gil, Rice, Lampard, Conte, Zaniolo, Ziyech, Navas

 

  • Uefa are set to close a loophole in the financial fair play rules which has been used by Chelsea to sign players on long-term contracts, including the arrival of 22-year-old Ukraine forward Mykhailo Mudryk on an eight-and-a-half-year deal.

 

  • Barcelona and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 26, has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge but is set to finish the season in Spain.

 

  • Chelsea may target 19-year-old Lyon and France U21s right-back Malo Gusto as their spending under Todd Boehly nears £500m.
  • Newcastle United could target Everton and England U21s winger Anthony Gordon, 21, as a replacement for Chris Wood, who joined Nottingham Forest last week.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Abdoulaye Doucoure was banned from training with Everton’s first team last week following the fallout of the Goodison Park defeat to Southampton.
  • Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, 42, is set to miss out on the Poland job, with ex-Portugal manager Fernando Santos, 68, close to being appointed.

 

  • Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri, 64, is being looked at by Tottenham and West Ham if they decide to part ways with Antonio Conte or David Moyes.

 

  • Crystal Palace part-owners David Blitzer and Joshua Harris are exploring selling their stakes and investing in Manchester United – a move that would allow the Glazer family to stay in control of the Old Trafford club.
  • Chelsea are set to offer Thiago Silva a contract extension to extend his impressive stay at Stamford Bridge.

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  • Set back for Arsenal as Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says 20-year-old France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, will not be allowed to leave the Spanish club.
  • Jude Bellingham is expected to reject a new deal on the table at Borussia Dortmund – and spark a massive battle for his signature.

 

  • Manchester United want to tie super-talent Alejandro Garnacho to an eight-year contract – the longest contract ever offered by the club.

 

  • Manchester United and Tottenham are both monitoring 25-year-old Rennes and Croatia midfielder Lovro Majer.

 

  • Spain winger Adama Traore‘s contract with Wolves runs out in the summer and the 26-year-old is in talks with Italian sides Atalanta and Napoli over a free transfer during the summer.
  • Nottingham Forest are trying to sign English defender Mason Holgate, 26, from Premier League rivals Everton this month.

 

  • Chelsea are set to increase their offer for Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo closer to the £65m that might tempt Brighton to sell the 21-year-old.
  • Atletico Madrid looking to bring in Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu before the end of January, while the Foxes continue to see Stoke’s Harry Souttar as a potential replacement

 

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• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Kane, Rodrygo, Gusto, Reus, Mount, Firmino, Bellingham, Souttar, Kiwior, Chambers

 

  • Chelsea would also be willing to swap Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech, 29, for Barcelona’s Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 26.

 

  • Frank Lampard is on the brink of losing his job at Everton after extending their miserable form with a dismal 2-0 loss at West Ham.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Liverpool teenage defender Calvin Ramsay is a loan target for Championship pair Watford and Swansea.

 

  • Manchester City are in talks with Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, who has been linked with Barcelona, about extending the 32-year-old’s contract beyond the summer.

 

  • Manchester United have been offered Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic, while Arsenal, Chelsea, Paris St-Germain and Bayern Munich have also been made aware about the 22-year-old Serbia international’s availability.

 

  • West Ham have had an offer for Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo rejected by Roma, while talks over a deal for the 23-year-old continue with Tottenham.

 

  • Roma will make a move for Udinese’s Spanish forward Gerard Deulofeu, 28, once they offload Zaniolo.

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Raphinha, Zainolo, Kessie, Danjuma, Sterling, Fresneda, Henrique, Cantwell, Gerrard, Moyes

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP :

  • Arsenal have switched to Barcelona to explore deals for Brazil winger Raphinha, 26, and Spain forward Ferran Torres, 22 after missing out on Mudryk deal.

 

  • Tottenham are considering a January move for Roma midfielder Niccolo Zainolo, whose recent performances have been criticised by the club’s supporters.

 

  • Barcelona have proposed a swap deal to Inter Milan which would see the Serie A side take Franck Kessie on loan in exchange for another midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.
  • Nottingham Forest have joined the list of clubs interested in signing Villarreal and Netherlands forward Arnaut Danjuma, 25, on loan.

 

  • Everton have opened loan talks with Atalanta and Colombia forward Duvan Zapata, 31.
  • West Ham are considering replacements for manager David Moyes, with Nuno Espirito Santo and Rafael Benitez among the contenders.

 

  • Chelsea are willing to listen to offers for England forward Raheem Sterling, despite the 28-year-old only moving to Stamford Bridge last summer.

 

  • Chelsea are ready to spend more than £100m on three further signings during the January transfer window after completing a deal for Ukraine forward Mykhailo Mudryk.

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• Sunday’s Transfer Gossip: Neves, Depay, Danjuma, Porro, Madueke, Keita, Antonio, Gallagher, Bellingham, Elanga

 

  • Arsenal are interested in signing Real Valladolid’s Spanish right-back Ivan Fresneda, 18.

 

  • PSV Eindhoven are ready to battle Rangers over there January transfer target Todd Cantwell, who appears to be on the way out of Norwich City.
  • Barcelona are seeking legal clarity over a potential deal to re-sign striker Pierre Emerick Aubameyang from Chelsea.
  • Manchester United and Arsenal will compete to sign Brazilian winger Luiz Henrique, 22, from Real Betis.

 

  • PSV Eindhoven have made an enquiry for Norwich’s English midfielder Todd Cantwell, 24. Rangers are also interested.
  • West Ham have drawn up a four-person shortlist to potentially replace under-fire David Moyes which includes two “dream” appointments in Mauricio Pochettino and Thomas Tuchel.

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Kessie, Shelvey, Fernandez, Milinkovic-Savic, Ronaldo, Ramos, Bellingham, Tielemans, Caicedo.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Tottenham have reportedly made an audacious attempt to sign Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie just six months after the Ivorian made the move to the Nou Camp.

 

  • Benfica have told clubs interested in Enzo Fernandez including Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United that they will have to stump up his full release clause if they want him next month.
  • Arsenal have received a boost in their potential pursuit of Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

 

  • David Moyes has dismissed talk of Declan Rice leaving the club, amid reports of Chelsea’s interest.

 

  • Real Madrid confident they are leading the way in their pursuit of Jude Bellingham, ahead of a host of Premier League clubs including both Liverpool and Manchester United.

 

  • Chelsea have been handed a huge boost in the battle to secure N’Golo Kante’s future!

 

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• ‘We Are Open To Negotiations’ Shaktar Donetsk On Mykhaylo Mudryk To Arsenal

 

• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Fernandez, Morata, Grealish, Boga, Bellingham, Mac Allister, Terrier, Leao, Felix

 

 

  • Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive Sergei Palkin says “negotiations are continuing” with Arsenal over 21-year-old Ukraine winger Mykhaylo Mudryk, after the Gunners had an offer of £55m rejected.
  • Benfica are lining up a replacement for Enzo Fernandez in the form of 19-year-old Argentine midfielder Maximo Perrone, who plays for Velez Sarsfield.

 

  • Manchester City are willing to offer £10.6m a year for AC Milan forward Rafael Leao, whose father has been in touch with the Premier League club.

 

  • Tottenham manager Antonio Conte wants to sign 20-year-oldEcuador defender Piero Hincapie from Bayer Leverkusen.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Fulham have been offered Roma’s Netherlands defender Rick Karsdorp, 27, as he has fallen out of favour with manager Jose Mourinho.

 

  • Former Bournemouth boss Scott Parker is among the candidates for the manager’s job at Belgian side Club Brugge.

 

  • Antonio Conte has reportedly told Tottenham he wants Piero Hincapie to be signed in January.
  • Manchester United are not planning to spend big in January, with the focus instead on the summer.

 

  • Newcastle have revised their January transfer plans following Jonjo Shelvey’s injury, with Moises Caicedo or Youri Tielemans now reportedly on their radar.

 

  • Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr want to sign Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, and Paris St-Germain’s 36-year-old Spain defender Sergio Ramos.

 

  • Tottenham forward Lucas Moura, 30, is expected to see out his contract and join former club Sao Paulo in his native Brazil in the summer.
  • Chelsea have agreed personal terms with 21-year-old Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile.

 

  • France forward Olivier Giroud, 36, has agreed a contract extension with AC Milan which will run until 2024.
  • Jurgen Klopp remained coy on whether Liverpool will make any more signings over the transfer window.

Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Garnacho, Maddison, Endrick, Martinelli, Bellingham, Ronaldo, Kessie, Moyes

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Alejandro Garnacho is reportedly set to see his wages increase by 10 times in a new Manchester United contract.

 

  • England playmaker James Maddison, 26, and Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25, have been linked with leaving Leicester City but the Foxes would be resistant to letting either player leave in January.

 

  • Real Madrid are set to beat Chelsea to the signing of 16-year-old Palmeiras forward Endrick, who can only move when he turns 18 in 2024.
  • Arsenal have not ruled out recalling striker Folarin Balogun, 21, from his loan spell at French club Stade Reims in January as they assess the injury to Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus, 25.

 

  • England and Premier League footballers are dismayed by the security arrangements made for them by their clubs with players even ready to have safety measures written into their contracts.

 

  • Cristiano Ronaldo was spotted being the first player down the tunnel while his Portugal team-mates stayed on the pitch to celebrate their 6-1 win over Switzerland at the World Cup.
  • Moussa Dembele could reportedly leave Lyon for as little as £5m in January as the Ligue 1 side look to cash in on the former Celtic striker.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Barcelona are tracking Arsenal and Brazil winger Gabriel Martinelli, 21, with a view to making a move for him in the January transfer window.
  • Borussia Dortmund would be willing to sell England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 19, next summer for 100m-150m euros

 

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  • Paris St-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says “everybody” wants to sign the “amazing” Bellingham and the French club will go through Dortmund first if they want to make a move for him.
  • Newcastle’s record signing Alexander Isak will miss the club’s mid-season friendlies and faces a race against time to be fit for the return of the Premier League.

 

  • Italy midfielder Marco Verratti, 30, will sign a new contract with Paris St-Germain.

 

  • Aston Villa will be offered Leicester City and Denmark centre-back Jannik Vestergaard, 30, during the January transfer window.

 

  • Newcastle have been inundated with loan offers for 18-year-old Australia forward Garang Kuol after his performances at the World Cup – before he has officially joined the club. The Magpies agreed a £300,000 transfer with Central Coast Mariners earlier this year with Kuol set to move to Newcastle in January.

 

  • Barcelona have approached Frenkie de Jong‘s entourage in an effort to lower the Dutchman’s wage and free up funds for upcoming transfer moves, according to reports.
  • Tottenham have emerged as the favourites to sign 25-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie from Barcelona.

 

  • David Moyes faces the sack as West Ham manager amid an increasingly tense relationship with club co-chairman David Sullivan.
  • The France national team have strongly denied claims there was some form of training ground bust-up just days before their World Cup quarter-final clash against England.

Sunday's Transfer Gossip: Alvarez, Dawson, Silva, Messi, Ronaldo, Kante, Depay, Kessie, Jesus

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP:

  • Ajax and Mexico defensive midfielder Edson Alvarez, 25, says he was “disappointed” a move to Chelsea in the summer did not materialise after the Blues made a late bid for him.

 

  • West Ham’s English defender Craig Dawson, who almost joined Wolverhampton Wanderers this summer, wants to leave the Hammers in January. The 32-year-old’s current deal runs out next summer.

 

  • Manchester City are preparing to offer Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 28, a new five-year deal on improved terms.
  • Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante’s deal with Chelsea runs out next summer and the 31-year-old France international is a leading target for Barcelona as the Nou Camp club look to replace Spain international Sergio Busquets, 34.

FOOTBALL TRANSFER GOSSIP

  • Former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says he has not made a decision yet about when he will return to management as he takes a break from the game.

 

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• Saturday’s Transfer Gossip: Gakpo, di Maria, Lewandowski, Kane, Conte, De Gea, Gakpo, Van de Beek, Melo

 

  • Barcelona are hoping to sell Dutch forward Memphis Depay in January, with Italian club Juventus interested in the 28-year-old.

 

  • Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, is not happy with his lack of first-team football at Barcelona and wants to return to Serie A in Italy, where he played for AC Milan.
  • Brighton are prepared to sell Ecuador midfielder Moises Caicedo but want £85m for the 20-year-old, who has been linked with Chelsea and Newcastle United.

 

  • Brighton and Everton are interested in Monaco’s 25-year-old Brazilian left-back Caio Henrique.

 

  • Sporting Lisbon are ready to propose a deal to Manchester United to sign Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, for a second time.
  • Barcelona president Joan Laporta wants to bring Paris St-Germain forward Lionel Messi back to the Spanish club in January but any move for the 35-year-old Argentine international has a number of obstacles ahead.

Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Hazard, Salah, Dybala, Kessie, Jovic

  • Belgium winger Eden Hazard is confused and frustrated at Real Madrid, who intend to offload the 31-year-old this summer. (Goal)

 

  • Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 24, is not part of Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti’s plans and will also leave the Spanish club in the summer. (Marca)

 

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  • There are doubts over Lazio‘s Italian manager Maurizio Sarri’s future at the Serie A club after they lost the derby against Roma 3-0 on Sunday. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

 

  • Former Manchester United and Netherlands striker Ruud van Nistelrooy, 45, is the frontrunner for the PSV Eindhoven manager’s job. (Mirror)

 

  • Arsenal and Tottenham are tracking Galatasaray‘s 23-year-old Turkish winger Muhammed Kerem Akturkoglu. (Aksam – in Turkish)

 

  • Brazil star Neymar, 30, earns £600,000 per month more than Argentina’s Lionel Messi, 34, at Paris St-Germain. (L’Equipe, via Star)

 

  • Juventus are preparing a huge financial package to lure 29-year-old Egypt forward Mohamed Salah from Liverpool to Turin. (La Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

 

  • Manchester United are considering Sevilla‘s Spanish boss Julen Lopetegui, 55, as they continue to search for a permanent successor to Ralf Rangnick. (Marca – in Spanish)

 

  • Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, has agreed a four-year contract with Barcelona and will join the Nou Camp club in the summer when his deal with AC Milan runs out. (Guardian)

 

  • Newcastle are stepping up their bid to sign Bournemouth‘s 23-year-old English centre-back Lloyd Kelly in a £12m deal. (Express)

 

  • Brazilian forward Raphinha, 25, has rejected Leeds United’s first approach over a new contract. (UOL – in Portuguese)

 

Friday's Transfer Gossip: Haaland, Ramsey, Abramovich, Martinez,  Suarez, Kessie, Neves, Azpilicueta

  • Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez flew out to Germany to meet Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this week in a bid to win the transfer race for the 21-year-old Norwegian. (Mirror)

 

  • Juventus are set to terminate Aaron Ramsey’s contract in the summer after Rangers said they would not be looking to make the 31-year-old Wales midfielder’s loan stay a permanent one at the end of the season. (Calciomercato, via Mirror)

 

  • Roman Abramovich has already received several serious bids in the region of £3bn to buy Chelsea. (PA, via Independent)

 

  • Barcelona are looking to make a move for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves in the summer, with talks between intermediaries said to have already taken place. Manchester United and Arsenal have also both been linked with the 24-year-old Portugal international as long-term admirers. (Mail)

 

  • Aston Villa are interested in both AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, and Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez, 35, ahead of the summer. (Express)

 

  • Manchester City have received a boost in their pursuit of Inter Milan’s 24-year-old Argentine striker Lautaro Martinez, with the Italian champions reportedly lining up Borussia Monchengladbach’s French forward Marcus Thuram, 24, as his potential replacement. (Sun)

 

  • Leeds United hope that newly appointed manager Jesse Marsch’s previous experience as Red Bull Salzburg boss will help them capture 21-year-old United States midfielder Brenden Aaronson from the Austrian side in the summer. (Star)

 

  • England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18, has chosen to stay at Borussia Dortmund for at least another season. (Bild, via Mirror)

 

  • AC Milan have reportedly reached an agreement with Lille’s 22-year-old Dutch defender Sven Botman after he rebuffed approaches from Newcastle United. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)

 

  • Chelsea have made a final bid to try keep Christensen at Stamford Bridge, with the Denmark international said to be on the verge of signing a pre-contract agreement to join Barcelona in the summer. (90min)

 

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• Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Mbappe, Christensen, McGregor, Sancho, Ronaldo, Johnson

 

  • PSG sporting director Leonardo has quelled rumours Kylian Mbappe will leave for Real Madrid or Liverpool, saying the 23-year-old France forward has been offered a lucrative new contract. (Liverpool Echo)

 

  • Everton, Newcastle and Leeds have been named alongside Roma, Atalanta, Bologna as well as Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund and Nice as clubs linked with CF Montreal’s 23-year-old American midfielder Dorde Mihailovic. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

 

  • Tottenham are targeting a summer move for 20-year-old RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol. (Mail)

 

  • A move to Arsenal is on the cards for Club Brugge winger Noa Lang, with the 22-year-old almost certain to leave the Belgian club. (De Standaard, via TEAMtalk)

 

  • Tottenham are reportedly favourites to sign Middlesbrough’s English right-back Djed Spence, 21, who has impressed on loan at Nottingham Forest. (Goal)

 

  • Arsenal’s hopes of signing Ollie Watkins, 26, from Aston Villa have received a “huge” boost, with the Midlands club said to be willing to listen to offers after Villa boss Steven Gerrard judged that the England international is not a striker he needs. (Football Insider)

 

  • Chelsea striker Timo Werner is questioning his future at the club and the 25-year-old will speak to manager Thomas Tuchel. (Mail)

 

  • Arsenal’s chances of signing 24-year-old Morocco defender Noussair Mazraoui from Ajax appear to be over after the 24-year-old said he has no desire to move to the Premier League if he does decide to leave the Amsterdam club. (De Telegraaf, via Sun)

 

  • Villa will have to pay £21m for Paris St-Germain midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 31. (Jeunes Footeux, via BirminghamLive)

 

  • Barcelona are in advanced talks to sign Kessie, with the Milan midfielder on a list of targets that also includes Chelsea defenders Andreas Christensen, 25, and Cesar Azpilicueta, 32. (ESPN)

Monday's Transfer Gossip: Lewandowski, Inacio, Messi, Haaland, Kessie, Christensen

  • Robert Lewandowski’s contract with Bayern Munich ends in 2023 and, while the 33-year-old wants a new deal with the German club, no talks have taken place. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Sporting Lisbon’s Portuguese defender Goncalo Inacio has agreed a new contract at the club. The 20-year-old attracted the interest of Newcastle United in January. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Real Sociedad and Atalanta are interested in a loan deal for 26-year-old Greece left-back Dimitris Giannoulis from Norwich City. (Norfolk Live)

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  • Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has told the club to appoint Atletico Madrid’s Argentine boss Diego Simeone. (Goal)

 

  • Inter Miami will “push” to sign Argentina forward Lionel Messi if the 34-year-old decides to leave Paris St-Germain, says the co-owner of the Major League Soccer side. (Goal)

 

  • Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland has not agreed to join Real Madrid in the summer, according to the 21-year-old’s compatriot and former Middlesbrough forward Jan Aage Fjortoft. (Mundo Deportivo)

 

  • Barcelona are moving closer to signing Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie on a free transfer in the summer when the 25-year-old’s contract with AC Milan runs out. (Sport – in Spanish)

 

  • Andreas Christensen has called his situation at Chelsea “difficult”, with the 25-year-old Denmark defender’s contract with the Blues ending in the summer. (90 Min)

 

  • Newcastle United missed out on signing Dutch defender Sven Botman in January and the 22-year-old, who has also been linked with Tottenham, is expected to join AC Milan in the summer. (Todofichajes)

Wednesday's Transfer Gossip: Balotelli, Pogba,  Mourinho, Kessie, Martial

  • Newcastle are considering signing Adana Demirspor and Italy forward Mario Balotelli, 31, according to the Turkish club’s president Murat Sancak. (Inside Futbol via Star)

 

  • Paris St-Germain are in talks with France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28, and Ivory Coast international midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, from Manchester United and AC Milan respectively. The moves are also aimed at convincing France striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, to stay at the club amid interest from Real Madrid. (ESPN)

 

  • Juventus have held talks with France and Manchester United striker Anthony Martial but the Serie A giants are yet to contact the Old Trafford club over a move for the 26-year-old. (Goal)

 

  • Arsenal have received a boost in their hopes of signing Brazil and Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo, 25, with the Italian club in negotiations to sign Lyon’s 24-year-old Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes as a replacement. (Get French Football via Sun)

 

  • Roma boss Jose Mourinho, 58, says he is committed to the club and has distanced himself from the Everton job after emerging as a candidate to replace Rafael Benitez. (Sky Sports)

 

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  • Juventus have also reached out to Switzerland and Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria, 25, to replace Arthur. (90min)

 

  • However, Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Fiorentina forward Dusan Vlahovic, 21, with the Serbia international claiming he only wants to join Juventus. (Mail)

 

  • Tottenham are still trying to sign Spain winger Adama Traore in January despite Wolves manager Bruno Lage pushing to keep the 25-year-old until the end of the season. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Spurs are also trying to offload players like 25-year-old France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, Republic of Ireland full-back Matt Doherty, 30, England midfielder Dele Alli, 25, and 24-year-old Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Brentford could face competition from Leicester and Newcastle in their bid to sign Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 29. (Times – subscription required)

 

  • Croatia forward Ivan Perisic will not leave Inter Milan in January despite links to Chelsea. The 32-year-old’s deal expires in June but the Serie A club are working to extend his contract. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Inter are monitoring 28-year-old Paulo Dybala’s situation at Juventus with the Argentina forward’s contract set to expire in the summer. (Gazzetto dello Sport via Mail)

 

  • Barcelona and Bayern Munich are leading the race to sign Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen, with the 25-year-old Denmark defender rejecting offers from English clubs out of respect to the Blues. (Fabrizio Romano)

 

  • Barcelona are also lining up a move for Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 22, from Real Sociedad if they fail to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Norwegian frontman Erling Braut Haaland, 21. (90min)

 

  • Christian Benteke, 31, has no intention of leaving Crystal Palace this January, despite Burnley seeing the Belgium striker as a potential replacement for Chris Wood. (Evening Standard)

 

  • Liverpool are eyeing up a £5m move for Fulham’s former England Under-18 winger Fabio Carvalho, with West Ham, Leeds and Porto also interested in the 19-year-old, who is out of contract this summer. (Sun)

 

  • Arsenal, Tottenham and Leeds are interested in Middlesbrough’s English full-back Djed Spence, 21, who is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Fenerbahce and Hungary centre-back Attila Szalai has attracted interest from West Ham and Newcastle, with AC Milan also targeting the 23-year-old, who is valued at £16.7m. (Sky Sports)

 

  • Arsenal’s Spanish defender Pablo Mari, 28, is close to joining Udinese on loan. (Evening Standard)

 

  • United States full-back Sergino Dest’s agent has said the 21-year-old is happy at Barcelona amid rumours linking him with Chelsea and Bayern Munich. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)