Rumour Mill: Big-money offers for Chelsea target Bernardeschi

Date published: Saturday 24th December 2016 4:55

Federico Bernardesci: Chelsea link

Chelsea target Federico Bernardeschi was the subject of bids from Inter Milan and Juventus, while Barcelona’s academy could be raided – according to rumours on Christmas Eve.

Arsenal

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Arsenal have failed to land another major target after Wolfsburg confirmed Julian Draxler will join PSG in January, subject to a medical

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is prepared to wait until the Premier League season is almost over before deciding on his future

Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru wants to join Arsenal after a blistering start to the season for Belgian side KAS Eupen (The Sun)

Scouts from Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United were all spotted at Belenense’s home league tie against Sporting, with the Blues said to be looking at William Carvalho (Sport Witness)

Burnley

Burnley are ready to turn their backs on a deal for Joey Barton as their former midfielder faces a 10-match ban for betting (The Sun)

Chelsea

Chelsea target Federico Bernardeschi was the subject of €30million bids from Inter Milan and Juventus (CalcioMercato)

Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan insists he has no plans to join Chelsea in the January transfer window (Fan)

Inter Milan have identified Chelsea outcast Marco van Ginkel as a possible new recruit (Corriere dello Sport)

Chelsea and Tottenham are ready to raid Barcelona’s academy with a swoop for promising 18-year-old left-back Marc Cucurella (The Sun)

Chelsea target Federico Bernardeschi has been compared to Arjen Robben by Fiorentina legend Giancarlo Antognoni (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Scouts from Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United were all spotted at Belenense’s home league tie against Sporting, with the Blues said to be looking at William Carvalho (Sport Witness)

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace will pay new boss Sam Allardyce £4m if he keeps the Eagles in the Premier League (Daily Mail)

Everton

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Manolo Gabbiadini is closing in on a €20million move to Everton (Il Mattino)

Everton are set to bid £4m for Ipswich centre-back Adam Webster (Daily Mirror)

Everton are poised to make a formal approach for Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay, the out-of-favour Manchester United players (Daily Telegraph)

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is weighing up a possible swap deal involving Ross Barkley and Tottenham’s Moussa Sissoko (Daily Mirror)

Hull

Hull boss Mike Phelan is hopeful winger Robert Snodgrass and five other key players will commit themselves to the club beyond their one-year contract extensions (The Guardian)

Liverpool

Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa has dismissed reports suggesting he could join Liverpool on loan in January

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has agreed to move to Inter (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

Liverpool are set to rival Marseille in the race to sign Jordan Amavi after making the Aston Villa full-back their top target (Foot Mercato)

Manchester City

Man City manager Pep Guardiola says he has “no plans for a major signing” in January and would happily complete the season with his current squad (The Guardian)

Manchester City are reportedly weighing up a £50m bid for Virgil van Dijk when the transfer window opens in January (Sportslens)

Kevin de Bruyne’s agent says he would never recommend a move to China for the Manchester City ace (Clubcall)

Manchester United

Wayne Rooney: Offered huge wages to move to China

Wayne Rooney will be offered £700,000-a-week to move to the Chinese Super League with two clubs in China keen on the striker (Daily Mirror)

Everton are poised to make a formal approach for Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay, the out-of-favour Manchester United players (Daily Telegraph)

Benfica centre-back Victor Lindelof has been seen signing a fan’s Manchester United shirt in his home town of Vasteras in Sweden, ahead of his reported switch to Old Trafford (The Sun)

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has emerged as a £14m target for Valencia (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United will offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic a coaching role to try to keep the 35-year-old Swedish striker at the club (Daily Star)

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes claims Gareth Bale was his No 1 target during his time at Old Trafford (Daily Mail)

Scouts from Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United were all spotted at Belenense’s home league tie against Sporting, with the Blues said to be looking at William Carvalho (Sport Witness)

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson says he talks to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho regularly as he seeks to gain experience at Wolves (Daily Express)

Middlesbrough

Jordan Rhodes and David Nugent could be on their way from Teesside in a Middlesbrough January clear-out (Daily Star)

Southampton

Southampton have moved to ward off suitors by placing a £60m valuation on their Dutch centre-back and captain Virgil van Dijk (Daily Telegraph)

Southampton and West Brom are both keen on signing Hoffenheim defender Fabian Schar in January (Daily Mirror)

Sunderland

David Moyes insists Sunderland will not sell “priceless” striker Jermain Defoe next month because he represents their best chance of staying in the Premier League

Swansea

Swansea manager Bob Bradley wants to make a big-name signing and is targeting Barcelona’s Aleix Vidal (Sport)

Tottenham

Everton manager Ronald Koeman is weighing up a possible swap deal involving Ross Barkley and Tottenham’s Moussa Sissoko (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea and Tottenham are ready to raid Barcelona’s academy with a swoop for promising 18-year-old left-back Marc Cucurella (The Sun)

West Brom

Southampton and West Brom are both keen on signing Hoffenheim defender Fabian Schar in January (Daily Mirror)

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster has signed a new deal at The Hawthorns until 2019

West Ham

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West Ham United will try once again to lure Milan striker Carlos Bacca to East London in January (Gazzetta dello Sport)

West Ham United and Sevilla are in a fight to sign Atletico Mineiro forward Lucas Pratto (TuttoMercatoWeb)

West Ham have been linked with a £8.5m move for Serbian midfielder Luka Milivojevic from Greek champions Olympiakos (Daily Record)

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