Rumour Mill: Gunners stars in demand; Chelsea eye £6m Dane

Date published: Wednesday 11th January 2017 1:55

Liverpool are keeping tabs on a promising Juventus prospect while Man United have been linked with an 18-year-old Salzburg defender – according to Wednesday’s rumours.

Arsenal

Arsenal are considering the surprising possibility of sending club captain Per Mertesacker out on loan in January (Times)

Roma are keen on signing Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny on a permanent deal (Tuttomercatoweb)


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Jurgen Klopp has made Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, and Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa, 20, his top two targets this month (Bild)

Torino striker Andrea Belotti says he won’t let Arsenal’s reported £55m bid affect him. Arsene Wenger has been hot on the heels of the striker after his 13 goals this season (The Sun)

Paris Saint-Germain will allow forward Jese Rodriguez, 23, and defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 26, to leave. The duo are valued at £55m and news of their availability has alerted Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and West Ham (The Sun)

Arsenal are becoming increasingly concerned superstars Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez won’t sign new deals (Daily Star)

Arsenal are under increasing pressure to meet Alexis Sanchez’s wage demands as PSG consider making a formal offer (London Evening Standard)

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has made Alexis Sanchez his No 1 summer transfer target (The Sun)

The agent of Manchester United target Kostas Manolas has said that the 25-year-old Roma defender was the subject of a €40 million offer from Arsenal last summer (Juventusnews.eu)

The Gunners, meanwhile, are keen to sign 23-year-old Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac (Tuttomercatoweb)

Arsenal, Watford and West Ham United are all keen to sign AFC Wimbledon teenager Toby Sibbick (The Sun)

Arsenal midfielder Jon Toral will join Rangers on loan until the end of the season after his spell with Spanish side Granada was cut short

Cardiff City, Brentford and Fulham are all interest in acquiring the services of Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom on a loan deal (The Times)

Bournemouth

Max Gradel is ready to hand in a transfer request to leave Bournemouth (The Sun)

Bournemouth have enquired about the possibility of taking Chelsea captain John Terry on loan until the end of the season (Various)

However, John Terry has informed Chelsea that he does not want to leave Stamford Bridge this month (Daily Telegraph)

Bournemouth are in talks over a deal to sign of Sampdoria right-back Pedro Pereira (Calciomercatoweb)

Burnley

Burnley defender Michael Keane, 23, says he is happy at the club, but that interest in him from champions Leicester City is “flattering to see” (Lancashire Telegraph)

Chelsea

Stefan de Vrij: Subject of Chelsea interest

Chelsea and Manchester United are both ready to make a bid to sign Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Chelsea have been handed a major boost in their chase of Lucas Biglia as the midfielder’s contract talks have broken down (Corriere dello Sport)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is planning a shock move for West Ham star Michail Antonio (Daily Mail)

Swansea City are looking to Leicester striker Leanardo Ulloa as a replacement for Chelsea target Fernando Llorente (Daily Mail)

Bournemouth have enquired about the possibility of taking Chelsea captain John Terry on loan until the end of the season (Various)

However, John Terry has informed Chelsea that he does not want to leave Stamford Bridge this month (Daily Telegraph)

Chelsea are lining up a £16m bid for Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer

However, Fenerbahce have dismissed suggestions Kjaer is set to leave the club for Chelsea on their official website

Newcastle United have been told they will not be able to take 20-year-old Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek on loan (Shields Gazette)

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke has become the latest player to be linked with a move to the Chinese Super League (The Sun)

Crystal Palace and Watford are both considering a move for Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore this month (Daily Mail)

Aston Villa are interested in signing Jeffrey Schlupp from Leicester but face competition from Crystal Palace and West Brom for the Ghana international (The Guardian)

Everton

Morgan Schneiderlin is having a medical at Everton ahead of his move from Manchester United (Various)

Serie A outfit AC Milan are still hopeful of completing a deal for Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu (Daily Mail)

Everton flop Oumar Niasse is expected to seal a loan move to Premier League strugglers Hull City for the rest of the season (Various)

Serie A side Atalanta have turned down an offer from Everton for their Ivory Coast international Franck Kessie (Daily Express)

 

Hull

Crystal Palace and Watford are both considering a move for Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore this month (Daily Mail)

Everton flop Oumar Niasse is expected to seal a loan move to Premier League strugglers Hull City for the rest of the season (Various)

West Ham have made an improved bid of £5m for Hull city midfielder Robert Snodgrass (Various)

Leicester

Leicester City have had a further bid for Italian defender Francesco Acerbi rejected by Sassuolo (Corriere dello Sport)

Swansea City are looking to Leicester striker Leanardo Ulloa as a replacement for Chelsea target Fernando Llorente (Daily Mail)

Burnley defender Michael Keane, 23, says he is happy at the club, but that interest in him from champions Leicester City is “flattering to see” (Lancashire Telegraph)

Liverpool

Liverpool are about to submit a £9 million bid for young Juventus winger Francesco Cassata (Sky Sport Italia)

Swansea have made contact with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool over a move for centre-back Mamadou Sakho (Wales Online)

Paris Saint-Germain will allow forward Jese Rodriguez, 23, and defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 26, to leave. The duo are valued at £55m and news of their availability has alerted Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and West Ham (The Sun)

Jurgen Klopp has made Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, and Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa, 20, his top two targets this month (Bild)

Juventus are hoping they can prise German midfielder Emre Can away from Liverpool this summer (Calciomercato)

Jurgen Klopp has no doubts over Daniel Sturridge’s quality and insists speculation over his future will end if he can stay fit

Borussia Dortmund ace Neven Subotic has paid thanks to his mentor Jurgen Klopp while his agent has refused to rule out a move to England this month

Liverpool want to sign Bayer Leverkusen’s £20m-rated winger Julian Brandt in the summer (Daily Express)

Manchester City

Reported Manchester City target Daniel Carvajal is in advanced negotiations with Real Madrid over a new contract (Marca)

Ivan Rakitic’s agent was at ‘The Best’ FIFA awards this week and used that opportunity to talk with Barcelona officials about a new contract (Mundo Deportivo)

Paris Saint-Germain will allow forward Jese Rodriguez, 23, and defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 26, to leave. The duo are valued at £55m and news of their availability has alerted Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and West Ham (The Sun)

Gabriel Jesus’s £27m move to Manchester City is yet to be signed off because the final paperwork is not in place (The Guardian)

Manchester City were interested in defender Holger Badstuber, 27, who has joined Schalke on loan from Bayern Munich (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester City midfielders Manu Garcia, 19, and Jack Byrne, 20, are expected to complete loan moves in the January transfer window (MEN)

Manchester United

Manchester United have shelved plans to sign Benfica defender Victor Lindelof until the summer at the earliest, and have not made a bid for the Sweden international this month (Independent)

Chelsea and Manchester United are both ready to make a bid to sign Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Inter have entered the race to sign Manchester United target Kostas Manolas from Roma (Calcio Mercato)

Manchester United have been linked with 18-year-old Salzburg centre back Dayot Upamecano (The Sun)

Morgan Schneiderlin is having a medical at Everton ahead of his move from Manchester United (Various)

Manchester United reportedly could move for Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko, once Morgan Schneiderlin’s transfer to Everton is completed (ESPN)

Lyon have opened talks with Manchester United over winger Memphis Depay, 22, with the move orchestrated by the club’s hierarchy (Metro)

Manchester United could return to Paul Pogba’s former club Le Havre to sign French youth star Yasser Larouci. The teenager has already impressed Southampton while on trial at St Mary’s in December (The Sun)

The agent of Manchester United target Kostas Manolas has said that the 25-year-old Roma defender was the subject of a €40 million offer from Arsenal last summer (Juventusnews.eu)

Manchester United will recall Cameron Borthwick-Jackson from his loan spell at Wolves this week (Daily Mail)

Sunderland’s on-loan winger Adnan Januzaj is the subject of much speculation with reports Lyon want to sign the player (Sunderland Echo)

 

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Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough are the latest side to show an interest in Scotland star Robert Snodgrass (Daily Record)

Southampton

Southampton have made an approach for Porto midfielder Sergio Oliveira. The 24-year-old has fallen out with boss Nuno Espirito Santo and will cost about £4m (The Sun)

Stoke

Saido Berahino: Back from fitness camp

Stoke City have tabled a fresh £12m bid for troubled West Brom striker Saido Berahino (The Sun)

Sunderland

Sunderland’s on-loan winger Adnan Januzaj is the subject of much speculation with reports Lyon want to sign the player (Sunderland Echo)

Swansea

Swansea City have agreed a £5m deal to sign Norwich City’s Sweden international defender Martin Olsson (Daily Telegraph)

Swansea City are looking to Leicester striker Leanardo Ulloa as a replacement for Chelsea target Fernando Llorente (Daily Mail)

The Swans have made contact with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool over a move for centre-back Mamadou Sakho (Wales Online)

It is thought talks are at an advanced stage to land the Netherlands international Luciano Narsingh (Wales Online)

 

Tottenham

Tottenham are ready to launch a bid to secure one of South America’s most exciting talents in River Plate forward Sebastian Driussi, dubbed the ‘new Sergio Aguero’ (Independent)

Tottenham can expect any effort to sign Atletico Madrid’s Nico Gaitan to be knocked back this month (AS)

Watford

Crystal Palace and Watford are both considering a move for Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore this month (Daily Mail)

West Brom

West Brom will have to cough up “between €10-15m” for Montpellier midfielder Morgan Sanson, the president of the club has said

Stoke City have tabled a fresh £12m bid for troubled West Brom striker Saido Berahino (The Sun)

Meanwhile, Rangers are plotting a summer swoop to try and tempt Berahino to try his luck in the Scottish Premiership (The Sun)

West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City are both said to be tracking Peterborough United’s Chris Forrester (Irish Independent)

Aston Villa are interested in signing Jeffrey Schlupp from Leicester but face competition from Crystal Palace and West Brom for the Ghana international (The Guardian)

West Ham

Grzegorz Krychowiak: Up for sale alongside Jese

Paris Saint-Germain will allow forward Jese Rodriguez, 23, and defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 26, to leave. The duo are valued at £55m and news of their availability has alerted Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and West Ham (The Sun)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is planning a shock move for West Ham star Michail Antonio (Daily Mail)

Brentford have rejected West Ham’s latest offer of £12.5m for Scott Hogan as they hold out for their £15m valuation (Daily Mail)

West Ham have made an improved bid of £5m for Hull city midfielder Robert Snodgrass (Various)

Fiorentina are keen to sign West Ham striker Simone Zaza, 25, as a potential replacement for 29-year-old Nikola Kalinic, who is close to a £42m move to Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian (London Evening Standard)

Roma continue to chase West Ham playmaker Sofiane Feghouli on an initial loan deal with a view to a £12million move (Il Tempo)


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