Rumour Mill: Liverpool target Mertens; Arsenal want Rugani

Date published: Wednesday 16th December 2015 12:08

Dries Mertens: Winger's contract talks at Napoli have stalled

Dries Mertens: Winger's contract talks at Napoli have stalled

Liverpool are preparing an offer for Dries Mertens, Arsenal are keeping tabs on Daniele Rugani and Chelsea could sign Seamus Coleman, according to Wednesday’s rumours.

Arsenal

The Gunners are preparing an £11.9million bid for Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic in January (Daily Telegraph)

– Arsene Wenger wants to sign 21-year-old Juventus centre-back Daniele Rugani, who is out of favour in Turin, despite being named in the Serie A team of the year following his loan spell at Empoli last season (Tuttosport)

– The agent of PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot has confirmed there has been no approach from Napoli, boosting Arsenal’s chances of landing the 20-year-old (Daily Star)

– One player who now seems unlikely to move to North London is Celta Vigo star Nolito, who has confirmed he wants to sign a new deal at the Spanish club (Marca)

Aston Villa

– Villa and Tottenham are competing for the signature of Gent striker Laurent Depoitre, who could cost £14million (Shoot)

– Aston Villa will consider offers for club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor, 29, as the forward has fallen out of favour with manager Remi Garde (The Times)

Bournemouth

– The Cherries are said to be close to agreeing a deal for Napoli duo Jonathan de Guzman and Juan Zuniga (Shoot)

Chelsea

– Roman Abramovich is eyeing Southampton boss Ronald Koeman as a surprise replacement for under-fire Jose Mourinho (Daily Telegraph)

– Mourinho wants to sign Everton right-back Seamus Coleman in January to replace struggling Branislav Ivanovic (Tuttomercatoweb)

The Blues could make a move for PSG midfielder Marco Verratti to revitalise their out-of-sorts midfield (Mundo Deportivo)

Everton

– Roberto Martinez is keeping tabs on Nick Powell, who is out of contract at Manchester United in the summer (Daily Star)

– Jose Mourinho wants to sign Everton right-back Seamus Coleman in January to replace struggling Branislav Ivanovic (Tuttomercatoweb)

Leicester City

– Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez, 24, says he is staying at the Foxes until the end of the season despite being linked with Arsenal and Tottenham (RMC)

Liverpool

– The Reds are preparing a £13million bid for Napoli winger Dries Mertens, who is stalling on signing a new deal in Italy (Fichajes)

– Jurgen Klopp could make Austrian defender Maximilian Hofmann, who plys his trade at Rapid Wien, his first signing at Anfield (talkSPORT)

– Red Star Belgrade winger Marko Grujic, 19, is on the verge of joining Liverpool for £4.3m (Irish Independent)

Manchester City

– The agent of Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac claims Manchester City are watching his client ahead of a January bid (Daily Mail)

– Manchester United and Manchester City are locked in a £1billion battle to sign Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar (The Sun)

Manchester United

– The Red Devils have joined the race with PSG and Real Madrid to sign Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski (Bild)

– Everton are keeping tabs on Nick Powell, who is out of contract at Manchester United in the summer (Daily Star)

– Manchester United and Manchester City are locked in a £1billion battle to sign Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar (The Sun)

– Man United are plotting a quick return for striker James Wilson who is currently on loan with Championship high-fliers Brighton (Daily Express)

Newcastle United

– Galatasaray are planning a move for Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote, who has not appeared for the Magpies since the 3-0 defeat to Leicester (Newcastle Chronicle)

Southampton

– Ronald Koeman wants to sign out-of-favour Spurs winger Andros Townsend in January (The Sun)

– Roman Abramovich is eyeing Koeman as a surprise replacement for under-fire Jose Mourinho (Daily Telegraph)

Tottenham

– Spurs and Aston Villa are competing for the signature of Gent striker Laurent Depoitre, who could cost £14million (Shoot)

– Southampton boss Ronald Koeman wants to sign out-of-favour Spurs winger Andros Townsend in January (The Sun)

Watford

– The Hornets are reportedly in advanced talks to sign Roma forward  Juan Iturbe in January (Gianluca di Marzio)

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