Rumour Mill: Man Utd and Chelsea dealt Verratti blow

Date published: Wednesday 18th January 2017 11:39

Marco Verratt: Not good enough for Barca?

Everton are lining up a possible swap deal for a Sunderland defender, while Adidas want Dele Alli to move to Real Madrid, according to Wednesday’s rumours.

ARSENAL

Arsenal and Manchester City are both being linked PSG defensive midfielder, Grzegorz Krychowiak (The Sun)

Arsenal and Chelsea are keeping close tabs on OGN Nice defender Malang Sarr (Mundo Deportivo)

Arsenal are showing interest in signing Yannick Ferreira Carrasco (AS)

Yannick Carrasco: Linked with Chelsea switch

Real Madrid are ready to make a move for Porto’s Andre Silva, amid reports that Arsenal are interested in the striker (Don Balon)

Serge Gnabry has refused to rule out a Premier League return with both Arsenal and Chelsea mentioned as possible destinations (The Telegraph)

Manchester United and Arsenal have made tentative enquiries over signing Dimitri Payet

Juventus are reportedly set to offer Miralem Pjanic in exchange for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez (Tuttosport)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku is on the short-list of potential buys if Costa leaves Stamford Bridge in the summer. Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata are also targets

BOURNEMOUTH

Watford are not interested in signing Bournemouth attacker Max Gradel (Sky Sports)

AFC Bournemouth attacker Lys Mousset will be allowed to leave the Cherries on a short term temporary move, with Montpellier interested (L’Equipe)

Watford are launching a bid for Bournemouth winger Max Gradel (The Sun / Daily Mirror)

BURNLEY

Barnsley defender Marc Roberts is set to join Premier League Burnley (The Guardian)

Burnley are in pole position to sign Robbie Brady and could tie up a deal to sign him from Norwich this week. The Clarets tabled offer worth up to £13m – £10m down plus £3m in add ons – last week and remain in talks (Daily Mirror)

CHELSEA

Serge Gnabry: Tipped to return home

Chelsea have been linked with a move for FK Krasnodar forward Fyodor Smolov (France Football)

Liverpool and Chelsea are among Premier League clubs considering a Leon Bailey bid (Daily Mail)

Arsenal and Chelsea are keeping close tabs on OGN Nice defender Malang Sarr (Mundo Deportivo)

Serge Gnabry has refused to rule out a Premier League return with both Arsenal and Chelsea mentioned as possible destinations (The Telegraph)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku is on the short-list of potential buys if Costa leaves Stamford Bridge in the summer. Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata are also targets

Chelsea and Liverpool have both made enquiries to sign Inter Milan midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia (The Sun)

Xabi Alonso’s expected summer retirement could cause problems for Chelsea and Man Utd, as Bayern Munich have identified Blues and Red Devils target Marco Verratti as his ideal replacement (Bild)

CRYSTAL PALACE

Sam Allardyce will look to sign Mamadou Sakho from Liverpool in order to help their fight against relegation (Daily Mail)


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Everton may be about to drop their interest in Algerian striker Ishak Belfodil, with nine teams ready to swoop in on the unsuccessful deal, including Crystal Palace, Sunderland, West Brom and West Ham (La Derniere Heure / Liverpool Echo)

Marseille are confident of a deal to sign Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye – even though the Eagles want £16m for him (Daily Mirror)

EVERTON

Lamine Kone: Staying at Sunderland until 2021

Sunderland could land Everton midfielder James McCarthy this month in a sensational swap deal for defender Lamine Kone (The Sun)

Ajax are among the clubs interested in signing Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu (The Guardian)

Everton have rejected a loan offer from AC Milan for Spanish winger Gerard Deulofeu (The Times)

Lille are closing in on the signing of Everton attacker David Henen on a long-term deal (Mercato 365)

Everton may be about to drop their interest in Algerian striker Ishak Belfodil, with nine teams ready to swoop in on the unsuccessful deal, including Crystal Palace, Sunderland, West Brom and West Ham (La Derniere Heure / Liverpool Echo)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku is on the short-list of potential buys if Costa leaves Stamford Bridge in the summer. Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata are also targets

Everton have rejected a bid from AC Milan to take Gerard Deulofeu on loan (The Times)

Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson, a target for Everton and West Ham, has decided to stay and help the Welsh club in their fight against relegation (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City are set to lose highly-rated starlet Tosin Adarabioyo after talks over a new contract stalled, with Everton preparing a bid (Daily Mail)

HULL CITY

Hull City are closing in on a second double swoop in the transfer market with new head coach Marco Silva eager to get the deals done ahead of facing Chelsea this weekend (Hull Daily Mail)

Hull City goalkeeper Allan McGregor, 34, is set to join Cardiff City on loan until the end of the season (Sky Sports)

LEICESTER CITY

Gaston Ramirez: Brilliant solo effort

Leicester City are prepared to trigger Middlesbrough attacker Gaston Ramirez’s £15 million release clause, as Leonardo Ulloa heads for the exit (Telegraph)

Leicester have had a third bid rejected for Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi (The Times)

Leicester striker Shinji Okazaki is a transfer target for German side Schalke (Daily Mirror)

Leonardo Ulloa, one of Leicester City’s title-winning heroes, has handed in a transfer request

LIVERPOOL

Mamadou Sakho: Future under the spotlight

Liverpool and Chelsea are among Premier League clubs considering a Leon Bailey bid (Daily Mail)

Tiago Ilori has completed his long-awaited move from Liverpool to Reading, the Championship club have confirmed

Sam Allardyce will look to sign Mamadou Sakho from Liverpool in order to help their fight against relegation (Daily Mail)

Chelsea and Liverpool have both made enquiries to sign Inter Milan midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia (The Sun)

MANCHESTER CITY

Manchester City, along with Juve, are prepared to pay Steven N’Zonzi’s €30m buyout clause for a January transfer (El Confidencial)

Arsenal and Manchester City are both being linked PSG defensive midfielder, Grzegorz Krychowiak (The Sun)

Grzegorz Krychowiak: Links up again with Unai Emery

West Brom have had a loan bid for Fabian Delph rejected (Daily Mirror)

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 29, will snub interest from the likes of Manchester City to sign a new contract at Barcelona, says former team-mate Xavi (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester City are set to lose highly-rated starlet Tosin Adarabioyo after talks over a new contract stalled, with Everton preparing a bid (Daily Mail)

MANCHESTER UNITED

Manchester United are keeping tabs on Ajax youngster Kasper Dolberg (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United and Real Madrid have joined race to sign AC Milan’s teen sensation Gianluigi Donnarumma

Antoine Griezmann has reportedly already reached an agreement over salary and his squad number ahead of a proposed summer move to Manchester United (The Independent)

Manchester United are increasingly confident of signing Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid in the summer for what could be another world-record fee

Manchester United have been left frustrated in their attempts to sell Memphis Depay this month, with Lyon the only club lodging a formal bid (Daily Mail)

Depay could complete his move from Manchester United to Lyon within the next 48 hours after the French side improved their original £13m offer (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United want Zlatan Ibrahimovic for another two years

Manchester United have moved ahead of Napoli in the race to sign Monaco left-back Benjamin Mendy (Tuttomercato)

Manchester United and Arsenal have made tentative enquiries over signing Dimitri Payet

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is ready to slash Adnan Januzaj’s asking price by half this summer, with the 21-year-old available for just £8m (The Sun)

Luke Shaw is almost certain to be on his way out of Manchester United this summer with Jose Mourinho frustrated at the left-back’s lack of development

Xabi Alonso’s expected summer retirement could cause problems for Chelsea and Man Utd, as Bayern Munich have identified Blues and Red Devils target Marco Verratti as his ideal replacement (Bild)

 

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MIDDLESBROUGH

Patrick Bamford arrives at Middlesbrough’s training ground on Wednesday as the club look to finalise the striker’s move from Chelsea (Sky Sports)

Middlesbrough’s interest in Bojan Krkic could open the door for Saido Berahino to join Stoke City (Northern Echo)

Leicester City are prepared to trigger Middlesbrough attacker Gaston Ramirez’s £15 million release clause, as Leonardo Ulloa heads for the exit (Telegraph)

Aston Villa’s hopes of landing Jordan Rhodes have received a major boost, with Middlesbrough on the verge of bringing in his fellow striker Patrick Bamford from Chelsea (Daily Mirror)

Birmingham are poised to sign Middlesbrough utility man Emilio Nsue on a permanent deal (Daily Mail)

SOUTHAMPTON

Southampton and Tottenham have joined the race to sign Sassuolo’s young star Lorenzo Pellegrini (Gazzetta dello Sport)

Swansea and Southampton are monitoring Young Boys midfielder Yoric Ravet in the current winter transfer window (L’Equipe)

STOKE CITY

Middlesbrough’s interest in Bojan Krkic could open the door for Saido Berahino to join Stoke City (Northern Echo)

SUNDERLAND

Sunderland are hoping to bring in Robbie Brady and Phil Jagielka (Northern Echo)

Sunderland could land Everton midfielder James McCarthy this month in a sensational swap deal for defender Lamine Kone (The Sun)

Everton may be about to drop their interest in Algerian striker Ishak Belfodil, with nine teams ready to swoop in on the unsuccessful deal, including Crystal Palace, Sunderland, West Brom and West Ham (La Derniere Heure / Liverpool Echo)

SWANSEA CITY

Swansea and Southampton are monitoring Young Boys midfielder Yoric Ravet in the current winter transfer window (L’Equipe)

Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson, a target for Everton and West Ham, has decided to stay and help the Welsh club in their fight against relegation (Daily Mirror)

TOTTENHAM

Dele Ali: Boasts impressive stats for his age

Sponsor Adidas want Real Madrid to sign Dele Alli and are pushing for them to sign him (Marca)

Kevin Wimmer’s agent Mithat Halis says Tottenham have rejected a number of offers for the Austrian defender (ESPN)

Tottenham Hotspur look set to make a late run for Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia (Tuttosport)

Southampton and Tottenham have joined the race to sign Sassuolo’s young star Lorenzo Pellegrini (Gazzetta dello Sport)

WATFORD

Watford are not interested in signing Bournemouth attacker Max Gradel (Sky Sports)

Former Lazio star and current Juventus backup Hernanes has become a January transfer target for English club Watford (Goal.com)

Watford striker Obbi Oulare is being targetted by Dutch side ADO Den Haag, just days after his loan at Zulte Waregam was cut short (Herts Mercury)

Watford are launching a bid for Bournemouth winger Max Gradel (The Sun / Daily Mirror)

WEST BROM

Saido Berahino: Likely to be in demand again in January

Middlesbrough’s interest in Bojan Krkic could open the door for Saido Berahino to join Stoke City (Northern Echo)

West Brom have had a loan bid for Fabian Delph rejected (Daily Mirror)

Everton may be about to drop their interest in Algerian striker Ishak Belfodil, with nine teams ready to swoop in on the unsuccessful deal, including Crystal Palace, Sunderland, West Brom and West Ham (La Derniere Heure / Liverpool Echo)

WEST HAM

Michail Antonio: West Ham to stand firm

Michail Antonio is set to sign a five-and-a-half year contract at West Ham worth £70,000 a week as a reward for the impressive performances that have earned a call-up to the England squad (The Guardian)

Everton may be about to drop their interest in Algerian striker Ishak Belfodil, with nine teams ready to swoop in on the unsuccessful deal, including Crystal Palace, Sunderland, West Brom and West Ham (La Derniere Heure / Liverpool Echo)

Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson, a target for Everton and West Ham, has decided to stay and help the Welsh club in their fight against relegation (Daily Mirror)

West Ham and Brentford have had a breakthrough in talks over the transfer of striker Scott Hogan (Daily Mail)

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