Rumour Mill: Chelsea eye Griezmann, Arsenal want Isco

Date published: Thursday 22nd October 2015 1:59

Antoine Griezmann: Chelsea keeping tabs on forward

Antoine Griezmann: Chelsea keeping tabs on forward

Chelsea want Atletico forward Antoine Griezmann, Wenger keeps tabs on Isco, and Van Gaal eyes Harry Kane, according to Thursday’s rumours.


– Arsene Wenger is preparing a £33million bid for Real Madrid attacker Isco (Fichajes)

– Goalkeeper David Ospina could be on his way to Besiktas in a £4.3million deal after being displaced by Petr Cech (Tuttomercatoweb)

– Arsenal are making a last-ditch attempt to sign PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi, who is also a target for Barcelona (Calciomercato)

– Gunners target Edinson Cavani has admitted he would one day like to return to former club Napoli (Corriere dello Sport)

– Arsenal are set to battle Manchester City for the signature of Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak (The Telegraph)

Aston Villa

– Villa are favourites to sign former Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who is now a free agent (Sportsvibe)

– Former Villa captain Ron Vlaar is training with AZ Alkmaar after being released in the summer (HITC)

– Tim Sherwood is one of a number of managers keeping an eye on 21-year-old Coventry City goalkeeper Reice Charles-Cook (HITC)


– Eddie Howe hopes to sign Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe on loan (Daily Mirror)

– Huddersfield want to re-sign Bournemouth defender Elliot Ward on loan (Huddersfield Examiner)


– Jose Mourinho wants to break the club’s transfer record and sign Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann (Fichajes)

– Chelsea are poised to make a £22million move for Monaco winger Bernardo Silva (Tuttomercatoweb)

– Belgium manager Marc Wilmots wants Eden Hazard to join Real Madrid as he is concerned the forward will be worn out by Jose Mourinho ahead of Euro 2016 (The Telegraph)

– Juventus want to sign Chelsea loanee Juan Cuadrado in a permanent deal in January (The Telegraph)

Crystal Palace

– Alan Pardew insists reports suggesting Chelsea are unhappy with Patrick Bamford’s lack of first-team opportunities are untrue (Surrey Mirror)


– Teenager Moussa Dembele is set to snub interest from Everton and sign a new deal at Fulham (Daily Mail)


– Liverpool are rivalling Arsenal and West Ham to sign winger Ruben Neves from Porto (Talksport)

– Ilkay Gundogan has ruled out a move to the Reds and plans to stay at Borussia Dortmund (Daily Express)

– Jurgen Klopp wants to bring Nuri Sahin back to Anfield despite an unsuccessful loan spell three years ago (Daily Express)

– Reports in Italy suggest Roma are set to make a move for defender Mamadou Sakho in January (Sky Sports)

– Liverpool have targeted Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia as a potential replacement for Sakho (Gazzetta World)

– Klopp is also interested in Ajax winger Anwar El Ghazi (The Guardian)

Manchester City

– City want to sign 15-year-old Brazilian wonderkid Victor Moura from Corinthians (Daily Mail)

– Frank Lampard has been invited to train with the club during the MLS off-season (Goal)

Manchester United

– Louis van Gaal has not given up hope of signing Tottenham’s Harry Kane and wants the club to bid for the striker in the summer (beIN SPORTS)

– The Dutchman has also reignited his interest in Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane (The Telegraph)

Newcastle United

– Sam Allardyce has revealed he almost signed Luka Modric at Newcastle, only for Mike Ashley to pull the plug, so he had to turn to eventual flop Geremi (Newcastle Chronicle)

– Summer signing Florian Thauvin may leave the club in January even though it would mean he would not be able to play again for the rest of the season as he has already appeared for Newcastle and Marseille (Mercato 365)

Norwich City

– Canaries target Kalidou Koulibaly is close to signing a new deal at Napoli, according to the defender’s agent (ClubCall)


– Ronald Koeman could recall Sam Gallagher from his loan spell at MK Dons with the striker struggling to get first-team football (The Sun)


– Sam Allardyce is eyeing moves for Championship duo Charlie Austin and Chris Martin (Brentwood Gazette)


– Louis van Gaal has not given up hope of signing Tottenham’s Harry Kane and wants the club to bid for the striker in the summer (beIN SPORTS)

– Midfielder Moussa Dembele has rubbished reports suggesting he could be on his way out of White Hart Lane (The Express)

West Ham

– Slaven Bilic could bring back Jermain Defoe, who is reportedly unsettled at Sunderland (The Express)

– West Ham are also interested in Tottenham midfielder Moussa Dembele (ClubCall)

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