Rumour Mill: Man City to move for another Dortmund midfielder

Date published: Thursday 1st December 2016 11:52

Manchester City are monitoring Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, while Leicester have concluded a deal for January, according to today’s rumours.

Arsenal

Arsene Wenger wants Jan Oblak to replace Petr Cech but the Atletico Madrid keeper’s £85million buy-out clause is a major stumbling block (Goal)

Inter Milan are convinced they can tempt Alexis Sanchez back to Italy with a £250,000-a-week salary. (Corriere dello Sport)

Sunderland have been linked again with Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson. (Sunderland Echo)

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Bournemouth

West Ham United are preparing an offer worth up to £25m for Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson. (Guardian)

Chelsea

Bayern Munich have entered the race to sign Chelsea target and Hoffenheim defender Niklas Sule (ESPN)

Valencia have launched a bid for John Obi Mikel (Calciomercato)

Chelsea are considering a £24m-bid for 25-year-old Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam. (Le Buteur)

John Mikel Obi’s agent says it is “50-50” as to whether the 29-year-old midfielder will leave Chelsea during the January transfer window. (Goal.com)

Valencia are keen to sign Nigeria international Mikel, whose contract runs out next summer. (All Nigeria Soccer)

The agent of Chelsea target Milan Badelj says his client has promised AC Milan that if he leaves Fiorentina in Janaury, he’ll go to the San Siro. (Pagine Romanista)

Antonio Conte plans to ‘phase out’ John Terry before the start of next season (Daily Mail)

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Crystal Palace

Sam Allardyce would be interested in a return to football at Crystal Palace. (Mirror)

 

Everton

Juventus have ‘fallen in love’ with the Belgium international Romelu Lukaku and opened channels with his agent, Mino Raiola. (Sun)

Everton are now frontrunners to land Charlton youngster Ademola Lookman. (Daily Mail)

Ronald Koeman is hoping to make four new signings for Everton in January – with Axel Witsel at the very top of his wishlist (Calciomercato)

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Hull

The Tigers are being linked with Shandong Luneng striker Papiss Cisse (Hull Daily Mail)

 

Leicester

Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar is set to leave the club in January and is being monitored by Liverpool and Leicester. (Corriere dello Sport)

Leicester City are in advanced talks with Genk over a £14m deal for 19-year-old Wilfred Ndidi. (Telegraph)

Another report suggests Leicester have increased their offer for Ndidi to £20m. (Mirror)

 

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Liverpool

Liverpool have been told a bid for Christian Pulisic “wouldn’t be worth the effort” by Borussia Dortmund. (Bild)

Southampton are resigned to losing defenders Virgil van Dijk, 25, and Jose Fonte, 32, to Liverpool and Manchester United respectively. (Sun)

Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar is set to leave the club in January and is being monitored by Liverpool and Leicester. (Corriere dello Sport)

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Manchester City

Borussia Dortmund starlet Julian Weigl is being watched by City (Bild)

Napoli will rival Manchester City and Juventus for the signing of Ajax striker Kasper Dolberg, 19. (Corriere dello Sport)

Yaya Toure remains a January target for Juventus (Calciomercato)

Victor Lindelof: Man United in pole position

Manchester United

The agent of Manchester United target Victor Lindelof claims the defender could leave Benfica in January. (Record)

Southampton are resigned to losing defenders Virgil van Dijk, 25, and Jose Fonte, 32, to Liverpool and Manchester United respectively. (Sun)

Manchester United are keen to sign Barcelona forward Neymar in a £180m deal, with the 24-year-old said to be considering his future at the La Liga side. (Daily Record)

Anthony Martial is being targeted by PSG. (Sun)

Bayern Munich have told Manchester United to forget about signing Thomas Muller after their treatment of Bastian Schweinsteiger. (Sun)

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is wanted by Bayer Leverkusen, but the Old Trafford club hope to recoup most of the £16m they paid for the 26-year-old. (Daily Mail)

United defender Daley Blind, 26, fears for his future at the club with manager Jose Mourinho planning a defensive rebuild. (Daily Mirror)

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Southampton

Southampton are resigned to losing defenders Virgil van Dijk, 25, and Jose Fonte, 32, to Liverpool and Manchester United respectively. (Sun)

The Saints are preparing to rebuild their defence by nabbing Tottenham ace Kevin Wimmer. (Sun)

 

Stoke

Stoke target, Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac, is refusing to rule out a move to the Premier League. (Bild)

Carl Jenkinson: Defender made long-awaited return

Sunderland

Sunderland have been linked again with Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson. (Sunderland Echo)

Tottenham

Southampton are preparing to rebuild their defence by nabbing Tottenham ace Kevin Wimmer. (Sun)

Questions are being asked of Tottenham’s transfer policy after the £30m signing of midfielder Moussa Sissoko, 27, and with head of recruitment Paul Mitchell’s departure imminent. (Squawka)

Both Inter Milan and Juventus are keen on signing Sissoko. (Daily Mirror)

Kevin Wimmer: Own goal misery against Arsenal

West Brom

Tony Pulis has given the West Brom board a list of three targets he wants in January. (Daily Star)

 

West Ham

West Ham United are preparing an offer worth up to £25m for Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson after it was confirmed Diafra Sakho will miss up to six weeks with the thigh injury. (Guardian)

AC Milan have joined West Ham and two other Serie A sides in the hunt for Lyon star Clement Grenier. (Talksport)

 

Which of these players is most likely to leave Man Utd in January?

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Memphis Depay
  • Marcos Rojo

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