Rumour Mill: Arsenal to bid for Nolito; Bendtner’s Toon talk

Date published: Tuesday 12th January 2016 11:52

Nolito, Celta Vigo action

Arsenal are ready to bid £13.4m for Celta Vigo forward Nolito, Newcastle could make a shock swoop for Nicklas Bendtner and Liverpool are reportedly in talks to sign German wonderkid Leroy Sane, according to Tuesday’s rumours.

Arsenal

– Arsenal target Marcelo Brozovic’s agent has opened the door to a move to the Premier League (The Sun)

– Arsenal are interested in Chelsea defender Ola Aina, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of the season (Daily Mail)

– Arsenal are confident of completing the signing of 18-year-old Charlton striker Ademola Lookman this month (Metro)

– Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is ready to step up his January business with a £13.4m bid for Celta Vigo forward Nolito (The Independent)

– Arsenal look on the verge of completing a transfer for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot for around £15million (Metro)

– West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is targeting Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta in a bid to bring European football to the Olympic Stadium next season (The Telegraph)

Aston Villa

– Libor Kozak looks set to end his Aston Villa nightmare with a move to Genoa (Birmingham Mail)

– Aston Villa could be lining up a loan bid for Leicester midfielder Gokhan Inler, according to reports in Turkey (Blick)

Bournemouth

– Manchester City are prepared to let Patrick Roberts head out on loan to get more Premier League experience, with Sunderland and Bournemouth both options (The Sun)

– Bournemouth have taken their January spending to £17m after recapturing Lewis Grabban from Norwich (Daily Star)

Chelsea

– Chelsea could be edging closer and closer to sealing the transfer of Shakhtar Donetsk forward Alex Teixeira after holding contract talks with the player (Metro)

– Chelsea are eyeing a £30million move for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca as Diego Costa’s injury worries continue (Daily Star)

– Chelsea look to be preparing a move to sign Bologna youngster Amadou Diawara this January after scouting the midfielder (Metro)

– Arsenal are interested in Chelsea defender Ola Aina, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of the season (Daily Mail)

– Chelsea are confident of signing academy graduate Ruben Loftus-Cheek to a new long-term contract before the end of the season (Daily Telegraph)

– Jorge Sampaoli had told Roman Abramovich he will join Chelsea if they sign Alexis Sanchez (Don Balon)

Crystal Palace

– Southampton are preparing to fight Crystal Palace for Juventus ace Stefano Sturaroafter having a £12.7million bid rejected (Daily Mirror)

Everton

– Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder Havard Nordtveit is a reported target for Everton (Liverpool Echo)

Leicester

– Leicester have joined the race for £3.7m Hajduk Split star Tino-Sven Susic, who is also being eyed by Inter Milan (Daily Mirror)

– Leicester City are poised to offer Ben Chilwell a new deal after it emerged that the Arsenal and Liverpool target earns £800 a week (Daily Telegraph)

– Leicester striker Andrej Kramaric has been told he can leave the club, because he’s unlikely to oust Jamie Vardy and the club’s other forwards (The Sun)

Liverpool

Leroy Sane: Schalke forward linked with Liverpool in Germany

– Liverpool are reportedly plotting a ‘monster bid’ for Anderlecht’s Belgium international forward Dennis Praet (Daily Express)

– Liverpool will make a strong effort to sign Saido Berahino as a replacement for Daniel Sturridge (Daily Express)

– Leicester City are poised to offer Ben Chilwell a new deal after it emerged that the Arsenal and Liverpool target earns £800 a week (Daily Telegraph)

– Liverpool are keeping tabs on Atletico Madrid striker Luciano Vietto due to their ongoing injury crisis (Daily Express)

– Liverpool are reportedly set to sign Steven Caulker on loan to plug their central defensive hole (Daily Star)

– Liverpool are reportedly in talks to sign German wonderkid Leroy Sane after he told Schalke he wants to leave (Metro)

– Liverpool are closing in on the signing of Juventus defender Martin Caceres (Calcio Mercato)

Manchester City

– Manchester City are prepared to let Patrick Roberts head out on loan to get more Premier League experience, with Sunderland and Bournemouth both options (The Sun)

– Manchester City target Lionel Messi has revealed he will not leave Barcelona this summer and wants to end his career at the club (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United

– Manchester United have begun discussions with Atletico Madrid over Saul Niguez, who has an £18million release clause in his contract (Daily Mirror)

– Felipe Anderson has admitted he is uncertain if he will remain with Lazio in January amid interest from Manchester United (Daily Express)

– Manchester United have reportedly been tracking 15-year-old Juventus striker Moise Bioty Kean (Daily Express)

– Manchester United want to sign Southampton star Jake Hesketh as part of a huge push to sign more brilliant young talents (Metro)

Newcastle United

Nicklas Bendtner: Linked with Newcastle move

– Newcastle are set to beat their former boss Alan Pardew to the £12m signature of Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey (Daily Mail)

– Newcastle may have secured the services of midfielder Henri Saivet, but manager Steve McClaren wants owner Mike Ashley to splash more cash in January to help their quest to avoid the drop (The Guardian)

– Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy is refusing to budge from his £14m valuation of Andros Townsend, who is a target for Newcastle (Daily Telegraph)

– Former Arsenal striker and internet sensation Nicklas Bendtner could be set for a return to England with Newcastle United (Bild)

Norwich 

– Norwich are stepping up their pursuit for Everton’s Steven Naismith after selling forward Lewis Grabban to Bournemouth (Daily Mail)

Southampton 

– Southampton are set to improve their bid for Stefano Sturaro after Juventus rejected a £12.7m offer (Daily Mirror)

– Manchester United want to sign Southampton star Jake Hesketh as part of a huge push to sign more brilliant young talents (Metro)

Stoke City 

– Stoke are on the trail of Juventus central midfielder Marcel Buchel who is on loan at Empoli (Tutto Mercato)

Sunderland 

– Manchester City are prepared to let Patrick Roberts head out on loan to get more Premier League experience, with Sunderland and Bournemouth both options (The Sun)

– Sunderland have re-opened talks with Lorient over a £5m move for defender Lamine Kone (Daily Express)

– Sunderland are close to making Dame N’Doye their second January signing, but boss Sam Allardyce is still looking to add two more new recruits (The Chronicle)

Swansea

– Newcastle are set to beat their former boss Alan Pardew to the £12m signature of Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey (Daily Mail)

– Swansea could cash in on Bafetimbi Gomis this month as the striker is on the radar of Al-Ahli (The Sun)

Tottenham Hotspur

– West Brom striker Saido Berahino is desperate to join Tottenham in January and will turn down approaches from all other clubs (The Sun)

– Liverpool will make a strong effort to sign Saido Berahino as a replacement for Daniel Sturridge (Daily Express)

– Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy is refusing to budge from his £14m valuation of Andros Townsend (Daily Telegraph)

– Tottenham’s hopes of landing Chelsea’s Loic Remy on a cheap deal this January have taken a hit after Turkish side Galatasaray emerged as suitors for the striker (Daily Star)

Watford

– Watford have had a £10million bid for Tottenham midfielder Andros Townsend rejected (London Evening Standard)

West Brom 

– West Brom striker Saido Berahino is desperate to join Tottenham in January and will turn down approaches from all other clubs (The Sun)

– West Brom have been linked with a move for Lyon left-back Henri Bedimo (L’Equipe)

West Ham

– West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has confirmed they are no longer interested in signing QPR’s England striker Charlie Austin (Daily Mirror)

– West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is targeting Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta in a bid to bring European football to the Olympic Stadium next season (The Telegraph)

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