Rumour Mill: Arsenal eye AC Milan ace; Mikel ’50-50′

Date published: Wednesday 30th November 2016 7:45

Arsenal are keeping a close eye on an AC Milan striker while John Obi Mikel’s agent has spoken about his client’s Chelsea future.

ARSENAL

Contract talks between M’Baye Niang and AC Milan have stalled, with Arsenal named as one of the clubs who could make a move for him (Calciomercato)

Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam is being tracked by Chelsea, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested (Le Buteur)

Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria are reportedly eyeing a shock return to Real Madrid

Lorient, EA Guingamp and Le Havre have been named as the three French sides monitoring Arsenal’s talented central midfielder Ismael Bennacer ahead of a potential loan bid (Lebuteur)

Fulham are reportedly considering a loan move for Arsenal youngster Chuba Akpom in January (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal are casting envious eyes towards Atletico Madrid, with goalkeeper Jan Oblak being monitored with a view to a possible future move

Mathieu Debuchy could be about to end his Arsenal nightmare as Rudi Garcia is interested in bringing him to Marseille in January (The Sun)

Arsenal are planning for the post-Arsene Wenger era with Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuttl on the shortlist of replacement (The Sun)

BOURNEMOUTH

Eddie Howe has rubbished reports in recent days which said Callum Wilson was on his way to Newcastle (Newcastle Chronicle)

CHELSEA

John Obi Mikel: Linked with Man Utd move

Chelsea captain John Terry would be open to the idea of joining Shanghai Shenhua at the end of the season (London Evening Standard)

However, it is also believed that Terry will put his future plans on hold to help with the Blues’ title charge (Telegraph)

Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam is being tracked by Chelsea, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested (Le Buteur)

Chelsea target Ricardo Rodriguez will not be leaving Wolfsburg, according to his agent

Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi, 29, is wanted by Turkish side Besiktas (A Spor)

John Obi Mikel’s agent has confirmed it is ’50-50′ as to whether the midfielder will leave Chelsea during the January transfer window (Goal)

Tottenham blocked the transfer of academy product Nya Kirby to Chelsea amid fury at the antics of the west London club (The Times)

West Ham are keen to sign either Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic or Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet as they look to solve their horrendous defensive problems (Bleacher Report)

Chelsea are preparing a January bid for Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule (Daily Express)

Chelsea will reportedly wait until the summer to make a move for Sampdoria’s £24m-rated striker Luis Muriel (Daily Star)

Inter Milan sporting director Piero Ausilio has rejected “absurd” reports that the club are planning a move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa

Juventus are reportedly considering a move for Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic after dropping their interest in Victor Lindelof (Daily Express)

CRYSTAL PALACE

Luke Shaw is ready to fight for his future at Manchester United amid reports Crystal Palace are ready to make an approach to sign the left-back on loan

EVERTON

Romelu Lukaku: Linked with a move to PSG

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to make their move to land Everton striker Romelu Lukaku in the new year, with Juventus also keen (ClubCall)

Everton have re-ignited interest in missed summer target Moussa Sissoko, but face competition from Juventus and Inter Milan (Calciomercato)

Wereder Bremen’s Director of Football has confirmed that he expects FC Copenhagen midfielder Thomas Delaney to join the Bundesliga club in January – despite interest from Everton (Liverpool Echo)

Everton are said to be keen on Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall and could make a move in January (ClubCall)

Surprise Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig are eyeing a January move for Everton striker David Henen (Daily Mirror)

HULL CITY

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka hopes to succeed with a third bid of £6m for Hull defender Harry Maguire in January (Daily Mirror)

LEICESTER CITY

Top Israeli scout David Ouziel has urged English Premier League champions Leicester City to move for Oghenekaro Etebo of CD Feirense in the January transfer window (OwngoalNigeria)

Leicester will rekindle their interest in Sporting Lisbon midfielder Adrien Silva, after having a bid rejected for the 27-year-old in the summer (Daily Mirror)

LIVERPOOL

Liverpool have rekindled their interest in Borussia Dortmund starlet Christian Pulisic (Daily Mail)

Liverpool are reportedly losing the race to sign Atalanta’s young star Franck Kessie as Juventus are looking to complete a deal for the 19-year-old and will meet his £17 million valuation (Tuttosport)

West Ham are keen to sign either Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic or Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet as they look to solve their horrendous defensive problems (Bleacher Report)

West Brom have dropped their interest in Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho paving the way for a possible move to Italy (The Sun)

MANCHESTER CITY

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Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam is being tracked by Chelsea, while Arsenal, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested (Le Buteur)

Fenerbahce, AC Milan and Inter Milan are keen on signing 31-year-old Jesus Navas (Fotomac)

Bacary Sagna has admitted this season could be his last at Manchester City (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City are hopeful of signing Ben Knight, a much coveted Ipswich Town and England Under-15 forward (Daily Telegraph)

Manchester United have signed two highly-regarded academy scouts from Manchester City as part of a concerted drive to wrestle back ground from their bitter local rivals in the increasingly competitive race for the best young talent (Daily Telegraph)

MANCHESTER UNITED

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Manchester United are set to renew their interest in Barcelona forward Neymar (Daily Record)

West Ham will make midfielder Dimitri Payet, 29, their highest-paid player as they try to ward off interest from Manchester United (The Sun)

Manchester United are preparing themselves for transfer bids for up to 10 of their players during the January window (Manchester Evening News)

Juventus and Inter are interested in signing Matteo Darmian from Manchester United this coming January transfer window (Calciomercato.com)

Manchester United have signed two highly-regarded academy scouts from Manchester City as part of a concerted drive to wrestle back ground from their bitter local rivals in the increasingly competitive race for the best young talent (Daily Telegraph)

Luke Shaw is ready to fight for his future at Manchester United amid reports Crystal Palace are ready to make an approach to sign the left-back on loan

 

Which of these players is most likely to leave Man Utd in January?

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Memphis Depay
  • Marcos Rojo

MIDDLESBROUGH

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka hopes to succeed with a third bid of £6m for Hull defender Harry Maguire in January (Daily Mirror)

SOUTHAMPTON

Southampton manager Claude Puel has told sought-after Virgil van Dijk it would be a mistake to leave the south coast (Daily Mirror)

STOKE CITY

Sead Kolasinac

Stoke City have their eyes set on Schalke left back Sead Kolasinac (Stoke Sentinel)

Stoke have initiated contact to sign highly-rated Jamaican winger Leon Bailey (Kristof Terreur)

SUNDERLAND

Falkenberg youngster Jesper Karlsson has attracted the attention of Black Cats scouts (Sunderland Echo)

TOTTENHAM

Tottenham blocked the transfer of academy product Nya Kirby to Chelsea amid fury at the antics of the west London club (The Times)

Everton have re-ignited interest in missed summer target Moussa Sissoko, but face competition from Juventus and Inter Milan (Calciomercato)

WEST BROM

West Brom have dropped their interest in Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho paving the way for a possible move to Italy (The Sun)

WEST HAM

Carlos Bacca: Opted to stay at AC Milan

Sevilla will attempt to make a loan offer, with a purchase option, for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca (Leggo)

West Ham have made a loan offer for Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier, but Fiorentina and Roma are also interested in the 25-year-old (Canal)

West Ham are keen to sign either Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic or Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet as they look to solve their horrendous defensive problems (Bleacher Report)

West Ham will make midfielder Dimitri Payet, 29, their highest-paid player as they try to ward off interest from Manchester United (The Sun)

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