Rumour Mill: Chelsea keeper blow; Shock Mata link

Date published: Thursday 24th November 2016 3:00

Gianluigi Donnarumma: Not interested in Chelsea switch?

Gianluigi Donnarumma: Not interested in Chelsea switch?

Chelsea’s top goalkeeping target is not interested in a move, while Man Utd’s Juan Mata could be set for a shock move, according to Thursday’s rumours.

Arsenal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could move for long-term target Julian Draxler after speculation the 23-year-old will leave Wolfsburg in the near future (Sun)

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal offered Mathieu Debuchy a five-year deal to join him at Old Trafford, according to reports in France (Sun)

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny, 31, says he will end his career playing for either the Gunners or his former club Lorient (Sky Sports)

Harry Redknapp claimed Arsenal had the chance to sign Luka Modric before Tottenham did in 2008 but Arsene Wenger thought he was too small (Daily Star)

Chelsea are hoping to beat Arsenal in the chase to sign Exeter’s £2m-rated Ethan Ampadu by offering to loan him back to the League Two club (Daily Star)

Bournemouth

Newcastle United could be ready to return to the south coast to lure another one of AFC Bournemouth’s big stars to St James’ Park – Callum Wilson (Newcastle Chronicle)

Burnley

Sean Dyche has confirmed midfielder Joey Barton is back at Burnley and currently training with the first-team to keep fit

Brighton and Hove Albion chief executive Paul Barber has reiterated his desire to keep Burnley target Dale Stephens at the Amex Stadium (Lancashire Telegraph)

Burnley, Crystal Palace and Swansea are all keeping tabs on Reading midfielder Danny Williams (Sun)

Chelsea

Diego Costa: Told to use passion in the right manner

Chelsea will open contract talks with Diego Costa and Thibaut Courtois in January (Daily Telegraph)

Chelsea target Gianluigi Donnarumma is not going to leave AC Milan in the future, according to his brother (Calciomercato)

Juventus have reached agreement with Chelsea target Thiago Silva over the player’s free transfer at the club at the end of the season (Tuttosport)

Chelsea risk losing young forward Dominic Solanke after contract talks stalled (Sun)

Chelsea’s 20-year-old defender Andreas Christensen, who is on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach, has ruled out returning to Stamford Bridge this season (Daily Express)

Chelsea are hunting Real Madrid star Isco ahead of a potential January bid (Daily Star)

Chelsea are hoping to beat Arsenal in the chase to sign Exeter’s £2m-rated Ethan Ampadu by offering to loan him back to the League Two club (Daily Star)

Watford are ready to send Kenedy back to his parent club Chelsea after making just one substitute appearance so far this season (WD Sport)

Paper Talk Italia: Chelsea face double transfer blow, Prem duo face competition for starlet 

Crystal Palace

Burnley, Crystal Palace and Swansea are all keeping tabs on Reading midfielder Danny Williams (Sun)

Everton

Everton could face competition for struggling Manchester United winger Memphis Depay in January with Spartak Moscow also interested (Echo)

Teenage sensation Kasper Dolberg could make a January transfer to Everton, with The Toffees lining up a €23 million bid for the Ajax striker (Daily Mirror)

Hull

Hull City have been linked with a January bid for Aston Villa forward Rudy Gestede (Sun)

Liverpool

Jack Dunn has returned to Liverpool after Morecambe cut short his loan spell (Liverpool Echo)

Former England and Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard, 36, will not be joining Melbourne Victory (TalkSPORT)

Liverpool are in line to compete with Juventus to sign Atalanta starlet Franck Kessie (Calciomercato)

Manchester City

Barcelona have been pushed into offering 18-year-old midfielder Carles Alena, one of their brightest young talents, a new deal after discovering that Manchester City were making a move for his signature (Mirror)

Manchester City scout Sebastian Arnesen has confirmed that the club are keeping a close eye on Ajax sensation Kasper Dolberg (BT)

Torino want to keep Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart in Italy until the 2018 World Cup (Mirror)

Flamengo full-back Jorge has said he is “ready” and waiting an offer from Manchester City (Verra)

Manchester United

Everton could face competition for struggling Manchester United winger Memphis Depay in January with Spartak Moscow also interested (Echo)

Fenerbahce are eyeing an ambitious swoop for Manchester United star Juan Mata (AmkSpor)

Manchester United target Andrea Belotti is set to sign a new contract at Torino that includes an £80m buyout clause. The 22-year-old striker scored 10 goals in the first 11 games this season (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United have reportedly registered their interest in signing Santos midfielder Thiago Maia (ESPN Brazil)

Genk winger Leon Bailey says he would only move to Man United if he is guaranteed regular first team football (Sun)

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal offered Mathieu Debuchy a five-year deal to join him at Old Trafford, according to reports in France (Sun)

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, says Benfica defender Victor Lindelof, 22, is good enough to play for the Old Trafford club (Manchester Evening News)

United boss Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, claiming the 29-year-old should finish his playing career at the Nou Camp (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United could reportedly launch a January raid for Roma star Radja Nainggolan (Daily Star)

Southampton

Yunus Malli could be set for an exit from Mainz in January amid interest from Premier League duo Southampton and Tottenham (Bild)

Mads Bech Sorensen’s manager has confirmed Southampton are interested in the young left-back, but they face competition from “all over Europe” (tipsbladet.dk)

Sunderland

Italian giants AC Milan have been linked with a shock swoop for Sunderland defender Sebastian Coates (Sunderland Echo)

Swansea

Burnley, Crystal Palace and Swansea are all keeping tabs on Reading midfielder Danny Williams (Sun)

Tottenham

Luka Modric: Celebrates Croatia's winning goal

Yunus Malli could be set for an exit from Mainz in January amid interest from Premier League duo Southampton and Tottenham (Bild)

Harry Redknapp claimed Arsenal had the chance to sign Luka Modric before Tottenham did in 2008 but Arsene Wenger thought he was too small (Daily Star)

Malaga sporting director Francesc Arnau has admitted Tottenham target Sandro Ramirez has a low minimum fee release clause (El Desmarque)

Watford

Watford are ready to send Kenedy back to his parent club Chelsea after making just one substitute appearance so far this season (WD Sport)

West Ham

Juventus forward Mario Mandzukic is a shock target for West Ham when the transfer window opens (Sun)

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