Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Diaz, Lingard, Gomez, Isak, Traore, De Jong

  • Manchester United were among the clubs who scouted Colombia winger Luis Diaz playing for Porto over the weekend. Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are also monitoring the 25-year-old, who has scored 14 goals in 18 Primeira Liga games this season. (O Jogo – in Portuguese)


  • Newcastle are interested in Manchester United’s England attacking forward Jesse Lingard, 29, and Brighton’s Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma, 25. (Mirror)


  • Nice are also tempted to make a move for Lingard, who has been linked too with West Ham. (Foot Mercato – in French)


  • Manchester City and Liverpool have held talks about signing 22-year-old Netherlands winger Cody Gakpo from PSV Eindhoven. (Voetbal International – in Dutch)


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  • Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21, has told Fiorentina he wants to join Serie A rivals Juventus. (90 Min)


  • Aston Villa boss and former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is interested in Reds and England defender Joe Gomez, 24. (Football Insider)


  • Rangers are close to agreeing a new deal with Jon McLaughlin and also want to tie down teenage sensation Alex Lowry on an improved contract.(Daily record)


  • Everton have pulled back from the imminent appointment of Vitor Pereira, with owner Farhad Moshiri persuaded not to make another knee jerk managerial decision.(Daily mirror)


  • The Premier League will hold urgent talks with police chiefs and other football authorities this week after a spate of incidents involving crowd disorder. (The times)


  • Arsenal are considering Real Sociedad’s Sweden forward Alexander Isak, 22, Lille’s Canadian striker Jonathan David, 22, and Everton’s England forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 24, as their hopes of landing Vlahovic fade. (London Evening Standard)


  • The Gunners, though, will have to meet a £70m release clause if they want to sign Isak before next Monday’s transfer deadline. (Express)


  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is a big fan of Calvert-Lewin but any attempt to sign him will not be made until the summer. (Star)


  • Six European clubs are interested in signing Arsenal’s Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 32, who remains out of Arteta’s first-team plans. (Mirror)


  • Aubameyang has made it clear he is not interested in moving to Saudi Arabia where he has been linked with two clubs. (Star)


  • Arsenal could seek a short-term loan for Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic if they cannot persuade Dusan Vlahovic to join them this month. (The sun)


  • Manchester City are closing in on the signing of River Plate striker Julian Alvarez. (Daily mail)


  • Chelsea have been ordered to expand their away dressing room following a complaint by Premier League rivals.(The sun)


  • Tottenham are confident of completing the £20m signing of Wolves’ Spain winger Adama Traore, 25. Wolves want £25m for the player whose contract expires in the summer of 2023. (Sky Sports)


  • Tottenham have opened talks with French club Angers over signing 18-year-old France Under-21 forward Mohamed-Ali Cho, whose former clubs include Everton and Paris St-Germain. (Football Insider)


  • Bayern Munich have made contact with the agent of Barcelona’s Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 24, in a bid to beat Chelsea, Manchester City and Paris St-Germain to his signature. (Marca)


  • Borussia Dortmund have opened talks with Red Bull Salzburg over a possible 40 million euro (£33.5m) deal for 20-year-old Germany forward Karim Adeyemi. (Sky Sport – in German)

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