Rumour Mill: Grosskreutz to Liverpool, Chelsea want James

Date published: Thursday 10th December 2015 12:01

Kevin Grosskreutz: Defender coached by Klopp at Dortmund

Kevin Grosskreutz: Defender coached by Klopp at Dortmund

Kevin Grosskreutz is set for a reunion with Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, Chelsea want James Rodriguez in the summer, while Arsenal are eyeing Deportivo’s Lucas Perez, according to Thursday’s rumours.

Arsenal

– Arsene Wenger wants to sign Deportivo winger Lucas Perez, 27, who has scored 10 times this term (El Ideal Callego)

–  Wojciech Szczesny could return to Arsenal from his loan spell at Roma in January, with the Italian club in talks to sign PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu (Daily Mirror)

Aston Villa

– Villa are understood to be one of a number of clubs interested in Gent striker Laurent Depoitre (Daily Mail)

Chelsea

– The Blues want to sign Real Madrid star James Rodriguez, who is considering his future at the Bernabeu, in the summer (Don Balon)

– Chelsea are now the favourites to land West Brom striker Saido Berahino, with the Baggies refusing to do business with Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

– Zlatan Ibrahimovich could join Jose Mourinho’s men as early as January as the club prepare a £300,000 a week contract offer (Sport Italia)

– West Ham are hoping to hijack Chelsea’s move for Boca Juniors forward Jonathan Calleri (Calciomercato)

Crystal Palace

– Chelsea loanee Patrick Bamford looks set to cut short his spell at Palace with Championship club Middlesborough wanting to resign the striker (Northern Echo)

Everton

– Roberto Martinez wants to sign Real Betis defender Cristiano Piccini in January (Tuttomercatoweb)

– Steven Naismith and Kevin Mirallas will discuss their future with Martinez after falling out of favour at Goodison Park (Daily Express)

Leicester City

– Claudio Ranieri wants to sign AC Milan’s former Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong (Calciomercato)

Liverpool

– Galatasaray’s former Borussia Dortmund defender Kevin Grosskreutz is set to be reunited with Jurgen Klopp at Anfield (The Telegraph)

– The Reds are tracking highly-rated young Chelsea defender Ola Aina, who is out of contract at the end of the season and is also being watched by Borussia Dortmund and Napoli (Daily Mirror)

– Xabi Alonso says he is yet to make a decision regarding his playing future after being linked with a return to Liverpool (SportBild)

Manchester City

– Manuel Pellegrini wants to make a surprise £29million move for Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Manchester United

– United will renew their interest in Southampton forward Saido Mane in January and will also look to sign his team-mate Ryan Bertrand (Daily Star)

– The Red Devils are also keeping tabs on Fulham’s 19-year-old striker Moussa Dembele (Evening Standard)

Newcastle United

– Kenny Jackett has refused to rule out Benik Afobe leaving Wolves in January amid reports Newcastle have been watching the striker (The Chronicle)

– The Magpies could move for PSG goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu, with the goalkeeper unhappy at losing his place in Paris (The Chronicle)

Southampton

– Ronald Koeman is keeping tabs on Porto midfielder Giannelli Imbula in case Victor Wanyama departs for Arsenal or Spurs (Daily Mirror)

Sunderland

– Sam Allardyce has sent scouts to watch Lorient centre-back Lamine Kone as he weighs up a January bid for the Ivorian (Shields Gazette)

Tottenham

– Chelsea are now the favourites to land West Brom striker Saido Berahino, with the Baggies refusing to do business with Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

– Spurs are the latest team to be linked with a move for Celta Vigo’s Spain winger Nolito (Espiritu Deportivo)

Watford

– Udinese are set to sign Saint Etienne midfielder Ismael Diomande, before loaning the 23-year-old straight to Watford (Mondo Udinese)

West Brom

– Chelsea are now the favourites to land West Brom striker Saido Berahino, with the Baggies refusing to do business with Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

West Ham

–  West Ham are hoping to hijack Chelsea’s move for Boca Juniors forward Jonathan Calleri (Calciomercato)

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