Thursday’s Transfer Gossip: Kane, Haaland, Dembele, Trippier, Henderson, Hernandez

Thursday's Transfer Gossip: Kane, Haaland, Dembele, Trippier, Henderson, Hernandez

  • Manchester City will wait until the summer to add a striker to their ranks, with the club retaining an interest in Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane and also having Haaland among their list of targets. (ESPN)

 

  • Borussia Dortmund are looking to put together a deal to try to persuade Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland to stay with them, with the 21-year-old’s future at the club set to be decided by the end of February. (Bild, via Mail)

 

  • Barcelona’s hopes of extending France winger Ousmane Dembele’s contract have suffered a blow with talks having broken down. The 24-year-old’s current deal runs out in the summer. (Gerard Moreno, via 90 Min)

 

  • Newcastle United hope to complete a deal to bring in Atletico Madrid and England right-back Kieran Trippier, 31, next week and, after an injury to 29-year-old English striker Callum Wilson, will also try to sign a forward in January. (Telegraph – subscription required)

 

  • Chelsea have asked about the availability of 24-year-old France left-back Theo Hernandez, who AC Milan will not consider selling for less than 60m euros (£50.5m). (Tuttosport, via Football Italia)

 

  • Juventus have slapped a price tag of around £29.4m on Arsenal and Tottenham target Dejan Kulusevski ahead of the upcoming January transfer window, according to reports.(Daily express)

 

  • Manchester United have a contingency plan in place in case Edinson Cavani leaves next month, with the club reportedly lining up a swoop for Mauro Icardi. (Daily mail)

 

  • Chelsea have ramped up their pursuit of Everton left-back Lucas Digne on loan for the remainder of the season. (Daily star)

 

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  • Leicester City are considering a January move for Aberdeen’s rising star Calvin Ramsay. (Daily record)

 

  • Craig Gordon could yet make a dramatic return to England as reports suggest the Hearts keeper is being eyed by clubs in the Championship and League One.(Daily record)

 

  • Rangers have been linked with a move for American midfielder James Sands as Giovani van Bronckhorst looks to add some versatility to his squad in January.(Daily record)

 

  • The Premier League will consider exploring the possibility of rearranging matches on Champions League nights in an attempt to clear the growing backlog of fixtures.(The times)

 

  • Fernandy Mendy is swapping Montrose for Mohamed Salah after the Alloa stopper earned a dream Africa Cup of Nations call-up for Guinea-Bissau. (Daily record)

 

  • Celtic-linked winger Hannes Wolf is on the brink of being cut loose at Borussia Monchengladbach. (Daily record)

 

  • Former Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has made a brutal assessment of the Gunners’ transfer strategy since he left the club in 2018 with legendary manager Arsene Wenger. (Daily mirror)

 

  • Tottenham manager Antonio Conte is keen on launching a move for out-of-favour Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson. (Daily express)

 

  • Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick has told England keeper Dean Henderson he will not be allowed to leave the club in January, with Tottenham monitoring the 24-year-old’s situation. (Manchester Evening News)

 

  • Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris, 35, is open to a return to former club Nice when his contract with the London club runs out in the summer. (Foot Mercato, via Mail)

 

  • Sevilla have little room to increase their offer for France striker Anthony Martial after Manchester United rejected the Spanish club’s move to take the 26-year-old on loan. (Mundo Deportivo, via Mirror)

 

  • Besiktas are in talks to sign Turkey striker Cenk Tosun from Everton on loan. The 30-year-old’s contract with the Goodison Park club runs out in the summer. (Fanatik – in Turkish)

 

  • Borussia Monchengladbach have confirmed that 25-year-old Switzerland midfielder Denis Zakaria, who has been linked with Arsenal, Leicester City and Everton among others, will leave the club when his contract runs out in the summer. (90 Min)

 

  • Napoli are interested in signing Manchester United defender Alex Tuanzebe and the 24-year-old’s season-long loan to Aston Villa could be cut short so he can join the Italian side. (Sky Sport Italia, via Football Italia)

 

  • Juventus would be willing to sell 21-year-old Sweden winger Dejan Kulusevski for 35-40m euros (£29m-34m) in January, with Arsenal, Tottenham and Bayern Munich the main contenders. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

 

  • Ousmane Dembele has rejected a new contract at Barcelona following a furious meeting with club bosses – as two Premier League clubs contacted the winger over a free transfer.(The sun)

 

  • Chelsea are reportedly ready to push through a deal for AC Milan star Theo Hernandez next month.(The sun)

 

  • Denis Zakaria has told Borussia Monchengladbach he will quit the club in the summer – with Arsenal already expressing an interest.(The sun)

 

  • Napoli want to sign Axel Tuanzebe – despite the fact the Manchester United defender is currently on loan at Aston Villa. (The sun)

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