Rumour Mill: Reds close on Pato; Kane and Benzema links

Date published: Monday 7th December 2015 12:06

Alexandre Pato: Happy to make Chelsea his 'new home'

Alexandre Pato: Happy to make Chelsea his 'new home'

Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign Alexandre Pato, Man United will bid £50million for Harry Kane next summer, while Arsenal have been given hope of signing Karim Benzema, according to Monday’s rumours.

Arsenal

– Arsenal will make an offer to sign long-term target Karim Benzema next summer, with Real Madrid plotting a possible world-record swoop for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski (Fijaches)

– The influence of Jurgen Klopp makes Liverpool a more likely destination for Arsenal target Mauro Icardi in January (Fijaches)

– Ex-Arsenal winger Robert Pires has urged the club to sign Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama. (London Evening Standard)

– Arsenal had Porto midfielder Ruben Neves, 18, watched again at the weekend as they consider a possible January swoop (Daily Star)

– Liverpool have entered the chase for Charlton striker Ademola Lookman, who has also been watched by Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

Aston Villa

– Aston Villa boss Remi Garde is desperate to sign Ashley Cole in the January transfer window (Daily Star)

Chelsea

– Shakhtar Donetsk ace Alex Teixeira and West Brom hitman Saido Berahino remain Chelsea’s top targets in January (Daily Express)

– Mexican side Santos Laguna are set to complete a deal to sign Ulises Davila from Chelsea (Metro).

– Wallace, currently on a season-long loan at Serie A side Carpi, heads the list of loanees being recalled by Chelsea (Daily Mirror)

– Liverpool have entered the chase for Charlton striker Ademola Lookman, who has also been watched by Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

Crystal Palace

– Crystal Palace are in a transfer battle with West Ham to sign Inter Milan’s former Newcastle defender Davide Santon (Calcio Mercato)

Everton

– Everton are watching Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams, 21, ahead of a possible bid in January

– Everton are plotting a January move for versatile Bordeaux forward Diego Rolan (Liverpool Echo)

– Leeds have told Sam Byram to sign a new deal or he’ll be put up for sale in January. The full-back is a long-term target for Everton, Southampton and Sunderland (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Liverpool have entered the race for teenage Barnet sensation Daniel Cheema, who is also being linked with Everton, Sunderland, Swansea, Norwich, West Ham, Wolves, Reading and Charlton

Leicester City

– Jamie Vardy looks set to disappoint suitors Manchester United by signing a new £90,000 a week deal at Leicester (Daily Star)

– New Valencia boss Gary Neville is reportedly targeting a January move for Vardy

Liverpool

– Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign former AC Milan striker Alexandre Pato, 26. (Don Balon)

Liverpool have entered the race for teenage Barnet sensation Daniel Cheema, who is also being linked with Everton, Sunderland, Swansea, Norwich, West Ham, Wolves, Reading and Charlton

– The influence of Jurgen Klopp makes Liverpool a more likely destination for Arsenal target Mauro Icardi in January (Fijaches)

– Liverpool are looking at Lorient and Portugal defender Raphael Guerreiro (Mercato 365)

– Liverpool are interested in AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez (Fichajes)

– Jurgen Klopp wants to bring Kevin Grosskreutz to Liverpool in January from Galatsaray

– West Ham have once again insisted they have first option to sign Manuel Lanzini after Liverpool were again linked with his signature

– Liverpool have entered the chase for Charlton striker Ademola Lookman, who has also been watched by Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City

– Liverpool have entered the chase for Charlton striker Ademola Lookman, who has also been watched by Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

– Manchester City have joined Manchester United in expressing an interest in Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda, 19 (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United

– Jamie Vardy looks set to disappoint suitors Manchester United by signing a new £90,000 a week deal at Leicester (Daily Star)

– Man United are planning to bid £50million for Spurs striker Harry Kane next summer (Daily Star)

– Manchester City have joined Manchester United in expressing an interest in Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda, 19 (Daily Mirror)

Newcastle

– Newcastle are mulling over a £10million January bid for out-of-favour Spurs winger Andros Townsend

Norwich

– Norwich striker Lewis Grabban and Reading forward Nick Blackman are targets for Derby in January

Liverpool have entered the race for teenage Barnet sensation Daniel Cheema, who is also being linked with Everton, Sunderland, Swansea, Norwich, West Ham, Wolves, Reading and Charlton

Southampton

– Ex-Arsenal winger Robert Pires has urged the club to sign Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama. (London Evening Standard)

– Leeds have told Sam Byram to sign a new deal or he’ll be put up for sale in January. The full-back is a long-term target for Everton, Southampton and Sunderland (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Stoke

– Mark Hughes says Stoke can bring some more of the world’s top talent to the club

Sunderland

–  Celtic insist there has been no approach for midfielder Nir Bitton, who is a target for Sunderland

– Leeds have told Sam Byram to sign a new deal or he’ll be put up for sale in January. The full-back is a long-term target for Everton, Southampton and Sunderland (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Liverpool have entered the race for teenage Barnet sensation Daniel Cheema, who is also being linked with Everton, Sunderland, Swansea, Norwich, West Ham, Wolves, Reading and Charlton

Swansea

Liverpool have entered the race for teenage Barnet sensation Daniel Cheema, who is also being linked with Everton, Sunderland, Swansea, Norwich, West Ham, Wolves, Reading and Charlton

Tottenham

– Man United are planning to bid £50million for Spurs striker Harry Kane next summer (Daily Star)

– Hugo Lloris is key to the future of Tottenham, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino, who has warned off potential suitors (Daily Express)

– Liverpool have entered the chase for Charlton striker Ademola Lookman, who has also been watched by Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham (Daily Mirror)

– Newcastle are mulling over a £10million January bid for out-of-favour Spurs winger Andros Townsend

Watford

– Watford striker Odion Ighalo almost joined Chinese side Hebei China Fortune for £10million in the summer (Daily Mail)

West Brom

– Shakhtar Donetsk ace Alex Teixeira and West Brom hitman Saido Berahino remain Chelsea’s top targets in January (Daily Express)

West Ham

– West Ham are in a transfer battle with Crystal Palace to sign Inter Milan’s former Newcastle defender Davide Santon (Calcio Mercato)

– West Ham have once again insisted they have first option to sign Manuel Lanzini after Liverpool were again linked with his signature

Liverpool have entered the race for teenage Barnet sensation Daniel Cheema, who is also being linked with Everton, Sunderland, Swansea, Norwich, West Ham, Wolves, Reading and Charlton

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