Rumour Mill: Chelsea midfielder in sensational £60m switch

Date published: Tuesday 13th December 2016 7:15

Chelsea could be tempted to cash-in on a huge offer while two prominent members of the Arsenal first team are set to extend their stays, according to Tuesday’s rumours…

Arsenal

Arsenal are on the verge of closing deals to hand new contracts to Olivier Giroud and Francis Coquelin (RMC)

Aston Villa are reportedly eyeing a move for Arsenal ace Carl Jenkinson (Daily Star)

West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, Watford, Burnley and Hull have also made enquiries over Jenkinson (ESPN)

Arsene Wenger insists he is desperate to keep Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – despite his contract stand-off (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal youngster Tyrell Robinson is on trial with QPR and could join in January (West London Sport)

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Two goals on rare outing

 

Burnley

West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, Watford, Burnley and Hull have also made enquiries over Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson (ESPN)

Chelsea

Andre Villas-Boas’ club Shanghai SIPG have made Chelsea an incredible £60 million offer to sign midfielder Oscar (Daily Telegraph)

Cesc Fabregas has turned down an offer from China worth £29.5m a season (Marca)

Oscar and Nemanja Matic are being linked with Juventus. who could sign two midfielders in January (Tuttosport)

Chelsea are on alert after it emerged that Inter Milan are planning to sell Marcelo Brozovic (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Roma want to sign Cesc Fabregas in January – and are so desperate to land the Spaniard that they are willing to throw Chelsea targets Antonio Rudiger or Radja Nainggolan into the deal. (Daily Mirror)

John Terry has been told that this will be his last season as a player with Chelsea (The Times)

Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda could join Anderlecht if the Blues cancel his loan deal with Real Betis (Daily Express)

Cesc Fabregas: Resurgence at Chelsea

Crystal Palace

Reading are believed to have joined Celtic in the race to sign Crystal Palace midfielder Jordon Mutch (Clubcall)

 

Everton

Sunderland could make a move for Everton centre-half Phil Jagielka in January (Northern Echo)

Everton boss Ronald Koeman wants “more balance” in his side as he weighs up moves in the January transfer window (The Guardian)

Trabzonspor are trying to persuade Everton to lower their asking price for Oumar Niasse (Fanatik)

Phil Jagielka: Out of England squad

Hull

West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, Watford, Burnley and Hull have also made enquiries over Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson (ESPN)

 

Leicester

Leicester City have moved swiftly to tie up the £14m capture of Wilfred Ndidi as Claudio Ranieri steps up his preparations for the January transfer window (Daily Telegraph)

Leicester have opened negotiations with 21-year-old defensive midfielder Walace Souza Silva as they finally look to replace the departed N’Golo Kante (The Sun)

 

Liverpool

Liverpool are watching Newcastle defender Jamaal Lascelles (Sunderland Echo)

The Reds have again been warned off making an offer for Christian Pulisic, with Borussia Dortmund saying: “Liverpool don’t need to waste time. They can save their money.” (Bild)

Young midfielder Cameron Brannagan is set to go out on loan in January, with Bolton leading the chase (Liverpool Echo)

West Ham will make a January move for Sassuolo striker Gregoire Defrel, with Liverpool also interested (Daily Mail)

Jamaal Lascelles: Defender named captain by Rafa Benitez

Manchester City

Man City are to battle Barcelona for a Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes (O Jogo)

Manchester City will not be bringing in defensive reinforcements in the January transfer window – despite their current problems at the back (Daily Star)

There’s sale at the official Manchester United online megastore…

Manchester United

Man Utd defensive target Marquinhos says he wants to stay at PSG (Telefoot)

Jose Mourinho has prevented goalkeeper Sam Johnstone from signing for Wolves on loan because the Manchester United boss is not happy with defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson was handled at the club (Daily Telegraph)

United remain in talks with Aston Villa over the potential loan of Johnstone (Daily Mail)

Southampton have placed a £15million valuation on defender Jose Fonte in order to prevent Manchester United from taking advantage of his contract impasse (Daily Mail)

Sam Johnstone: Moves to Deepdale for a month

Middlesbrough

Jordan Rhodes is set to be sold by Middlesbrough amid Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa interest (Daily Mirror)

 

Southampton

Southampton have placed a £15million valuation on defender Jose Fonte in order to prevent Manchester United from taking advantage of his contract impasse (Daily Mail)

 

Stoke

West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, Watford, Burnley and Hull have also made enquiries over Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson (ESPN)

 

Sunderland

Sunderland could make a move for Everton centre-half Phil Jagielka in January (Northern Echo)

The Black Cats could lose star Lamine Kone to West Ham next month as the London club prepare to trigger the defender’s release clause (Daily Express)

West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, Watford, Burnley and Hull have also made enquiries over Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson (ESPN)

Out-of-favour Sunderland stopper Vito Mannone is wanted by Aston Villa (Gianluca Di Marzio)

Crystal Palace will make a fresh offer in January for Sunderland left-back Patrick van Aanholt (The Sun)

Lamine Kone: Defender linked with surprise switch

Tottenham

Tottenham are keen to sign Marcelo Brozovic from Inter Milan in January. Chelsea are also intertsted (The Sun)

 

Watford

West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, Watford, Burnley and Hull have also made enquiries over Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson (ESPN)

West Brom

West Brom are preparing a bid of around £12m for Leicester winger Jeffrey Schlupp (The Sun)

 

West Ham

West Ham will make a January move for Sassuolo striker Gregoire Defrel, with Liverpool also interested (Daily Mail)

Sunderland could lose star Lamine Kone to West Ham next month as the London club prepare to trigger the defender’s release clause (Daily Express)

West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, Watford, Burnley and Hull have also made enquiries over Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson (ESPN)

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