Tuesday’s Transfer Gossip: Rudiger, Ake, Modric, Ndombele, Miedema, Vlahovic, Bergwijn, Diallo

Tuesday's Transfer Gossip: Rudiger, Ake, Modric, Ndombele, Miedema, Vlahovic, Bergwijn, Diallo

  • Chelsea‘s 28-year-old German defender Antonio Rudiger, out of contract in the summer and yet to sign a new deal with the European champions, is said to prefer a move to Real Madrid over Paris St-Germain if he was to leave Stamford Bridge. (Football London)


  • Rudiger has received salary proposals from both Real and PSG, with the French club said to have offered a net annual sum of 7m euros, which is higher than what the Spanish side have tabled. (Footmercato – in French)


  • Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 34, has pledged his commitment to Manchester United for the rest of the season after talks with boss Ralf Rangnick. (Mirror)


  • AC Milan are considering a move for Manchester City’s 26-year-old Dutch defender Nathan Ake after the Rossoneri lost Denmark centre-back Simon Kjaer, 32, for the rest of the season with a knee injury. (Sun)


  • Manchester City could pursue Croatia captain Luka Modric, who is unhappy with the contract renewal offered by Real Madrid. The 36-year-old’s current deal at the Spanish club runs out at the end of the season. (El Nacional, via Mail)


  • Arsenal are willing to finance a big-money deal to sign 21-year-old Serbia forward Dusan Vlahovic from Fiorentina in January. (Mirror)


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  • Paris St-Germain, AC Milan, Roma, Lyon, Barcelona and Newcastle United are among clubs that could be interested in 25-year-old French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, whose future at Tottenham is uncertain after he was booed by Spurs supporters when substituted in Sunday’s FA Cup third round win against Morecambe. (Star)


  • Newcastle United could rival Ajax in pursuit of 24-year-old Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn, whose representatives are looking at loan options for him away from Tottenham. (90min)


  • Ajax have already made a £15m bid for Bergwijn and are keen to complete a deal for him before they face Utrecht on Sunday. (Telegraaf – in Dutch)


  • Newcastle are in advanced talks to sign 19-year-old French striker Hugo Ekitike from Reims for just under £30m. (90min)


  • Newcastle‘s hopes of signing 21-year-old defender Sven Botman during the January transfer window seem to be over, with the Dutchman’s club Lille refusing to consider his departure.


  • Sevilla‘s 28-year-old Brazilian Diego Carlos and Frenchman Benoit Badiashile, 20, of Monaco remain options for the Magpies this month. (Athletic, subscription required)


  • Tottenham will consider offers for England midfielder Dele Alli, 25, and Republic of Ireland defender Matt Doherty, 29, to leave the club during January. (Sky Sports)


  • Manchester United have discussed making a swoop for Borussia Monchengladbach’s 25-year-old Swiss midfielder Denis Zakaria this month, but a bid is yet to be made. (Fabrizio Romano)


  • West Ham are weighing up a loan move for Paris St-Germain‘s 25-year-old Senegalese defender Abdou Diallo. (RMC Sport – in French)


  • Queens Park Rangers striker Lyndon Dykes has attracted the interest of a number of Premier League clubs, including Newcastle, Burnley, Crystal Palace and Norwich City. Scottish champions Rangers and English Championship leaders Bournemouth are also said to keen on the 26-year-old Australian-born Scotland international. (Teamtalk)


  • Vivianne Miedema, 25, has not ruled out extending her stay with Women’s Super League leaders Arsenal but the Netherlands striker is wanted by Paris St-Germain and European champions Barcelona. (Telegraph, subscription required)


  • Borussia Dortmund are trying to persuade Erling Haaland to stay at the club and are optimistic about their chances of doing so, according to club chief Sebastian Kehl. (Daily mail)


  • Jarrod Bowen is using Mohamed Salah as his inspiration as he spearheads West Ham’s bid for glory on three fronts and edges closer to an England call-up.(Daily mail)


  • Arsenal are looking to make some emergency loan signings after being hit by more Covid cases ahead of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Liverpool. (The sun)


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