Tuesday’s Transfer Gossip: Alvarez, Costa, Gavi, Ronaldo, Mount, Rudiger, Caicedo

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Alvarez, Costa, Gavi, Ronaldo, Mount, Rudiger, Caicedo

  • Chelsea will look to bring in a new central midfielder in the January transfer window, with Mexico international Edson Alvarez, 24, their main target.
  • Former Spain striker Diego Costa, 33, flew into the UK on Tuesday night to complete his surprise move to Wolves.

 

  • AC Milan head coach Stefan Pioli has revealed the club are set to offer 23-year-old Portugal forward Rafael Leao a new contract amid links with a host of clubs including Liverpool.

 

  • German champions Bayern Munich want to sign Barcelona’s Gavi, with Manchester United and Liverpool already believed to be after the 18-year-old Spanish midfielder.

 

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  • Napoli have denied they held any real negotiations for Manchester United’s Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, this summer.

 

  • Wolves fear Costa’s move to Molineux could collapse if his work permit is rejected on the grounds of his age and lack of recent international appearances.
  • RB Leipzig’s Austrian midfielder Konrad Laimer, 25, says a late move to Liver pool was never on the cards despite intense speculation during the closing hours of the summer transfer window.

 

  • The Blues are also keen to agree a new deal with 23-year-old England midfielder Mason Mount after compatriot Reece James, 22, committed his future to the club with an improved contract.

 

  • The agent of Real Madrid defender Antonio Rudiger says the Germany international, 29, was keen to stay at Stamford Bridge but Chelsea made “next to no effort to keep the player”.

 

  • Mateo Kovacic says he recommended RB Leipzig’s 20-year-old Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol to Chelsea during the recent free-spending transfer window.

 

  • Brighton are prepared to negotiate with Liverpool in January over the transfer of 20-year-old Ecuadorian midfielder Moises Caicedo.
  • Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, 49, is due an eight-figure compensation package if he is sacked following the club’s worst start to a season since 1983.

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