Rumour Mill: Duo chase Cavani; Matip agrees Liverpool switch

Date published: Wednesday 13th January 2016 7:44

Edinson Cavani: Forward chased by host of top clubs

Edinson Cavani: Forward chased by host of top clubs

Manchester United are favourites to sign Edinson Cavani ahead of Arsenal, while Schalke defender Joel Matip has agreed to join Liverpool, according to today’s rumours.

Arsenal

– Manchester United have jumped ahead of Arsenal in the battle to sign PSG forward Edinson Cavani (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– The Gunners have beaten Bayern Munich to the signings of Nigerian youngsters Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze, who will cost a combined £3m (Daily Mirror)

– Arsenal are keeping tabs on 19-year-old Pacos de Ferreira attacking midfielder Diego Jota (London24)

– Arsene Wenger is reluctant to sell Everton and Besiktas target David Ospina this summer despite the goalkeeper’s growing frustration (Daily Mail)

Aston Villa

– Villa face competition from West Brom to sign SCO Angers captain Cheikh N’Doye (L’Equipe)

Bournemouth

– The Cherries will battle with West Brom for the £8million signing of QPR winger Matt Phillips (The Sun)

Chelsea

– Guus Hiddink wants to sign a new striker with Jamie Vardy, Jackson Martinez, Saido Berahino and Emmanuel Adebayor on his shortlist (The Times)

– AC Milan are set to offer Italy manager Antonio Conte a huge contract to beat Chelsea and Manchester United to the boss (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Out-of-favour winger Christian Atsu is in talks with La Liga outfit Levante over a loan move this month (Cadena Ser)

Crystal Palace

– Palace could turn their attentions to Juventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro, who was a summer target for Jose Mourinho at Chlelsea (Tuttomercatoweb)

– Alan Pardew wants to sign Wolves defender Kortney Hause but may have to wait until the summer (The Times)

Everton

– The Toffees have edged ahead of West Ham in the race to sign Leeds United right-back Sam Byram (Daily Mirror)

Leicester City

– West Ham are preparing a move for out-of-favour Leicester striker Andrej Kramaric (Daily Express)

– Midfielder Dean Hammond is set to extend his loan deal at Sheffield United until the end of the season (HITC)

Liverpool

– Schalke defender Joel Matip has agreed to join Liverpool on a free transfer in the summer (Daily Mirror)

– Simon Mignolet has agreed in principle a new contract that will tie the 27-year-old to the club until 2021 (Daily Mail/Daily Mirror)

Manchester City

– Manuel Pellegrini has enquired about Chelsea right-back Branislav Ivanovic, who is out of contract in the summer (Daily Mail)

– City could land Schalke forward Leroy Sane for £27.6million in the summer due to a clause in his contract (The Sun)

– However the club could face competition from Real Madrid and Barcelona to sign Sane (Daily Mirror)

– City have asked about Fulham forward Moussa Dembele, who is out of contract in the summer and also interesting Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Roma and Juventus (Daily Mail)

Manchester United

– The Red Devils have jumped ahead of Arsenal in the battle to sign PSG forward Edinson Cavani (Gazzetta dello Sport)

– Louis van Gaal wants Valencia’s Portugal international Andre Gomes to bolster his midfield (Daily Star)

– AC Milan will make an £11million bid for Marouane Fellaini once their sale of Luiz Adriano is completed (Daily Express)

– Van Gaal could make a mammoth £30million move for 16-year-old AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma (Sport Mediaset)

– Milan are set to offer Italy manager Antonio Conte a huge contract to beat Chelsea and Manchester United to the boss (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Newcastle United

– After signing Jonjo Shelvey and Henri Saivet, Steve McClaren now wants to bring former Manchester City striker Felipe Caicedo to St James’ Park (Fichajes)

Norwich City

– Alex Neil will turn his attention to Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle after talks with Everton forward Steven Naismith stalled (Eastern Daily Press)

Swansea City

– Jonathan de Guzman could make a return to Swansea after his agent refused to rule out the midfielder leaving Napoli (Wales Online)

Tottenham

– Spurs could miss out on the signing of Saido Berahino to London rivals Chelsea (The Times)

– Daniel Levy insists he will only sell Andros Townsend for £14million and is unwilling to sanction a loan deal (Sky Sports)

Watford

– On loan Alessandro Diamanti is set for a return to Serie A with Atalanta (Gazzetta dello Sport)

West Brom

– Aston Villa face competition from West Brom to sign SCO Angers captain Cheikh N’Doye (L’Equipe)

– The Baggies will battle with Bournemouth for the £8million signing of QPR winger Matt Phillips (The Sun)

West Ham

– West Ham are preparing a move for out-of-favour Leicester striker Andrej Kramaric (Daily Express)

– Everton have edged ahead of West Ham in the race to sign Leeds United right-back Sam Byram (Daily Mirror)

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