Rumour Mill: Schneiderlin race hots up, Prem duo eye Milan striker

Date published: Thursday 22nd December 2016 12:02

Man Utd’s Morgan Schneiderlin is in demand in the Premier League, while Spurs will make a fresh bid to sign Schalke’s Max Meyer, according to Thursday’s transfer rumours.

Arsenal

Arsenal defender Rob Holding has been linked with a loan move to Leeds and Aston Villa (HITC)

Manchester City continue to monitor developments with Alexis Sanchez and could make a move as soon as January (Daily Telegraph)

Slaven Bilic has warned Arsenal and Manchester United there’s ‘no way’ Dimitri Payet will be allowed to leave West Ham in January

Aston Villa face competition from West Ham, Swansea City and Hull City in their bid to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, 24, on loan. (Birmingham Mail)

Burnley

One of Roma pair Kostas Manolas and Antonio Rudiger, Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson and Burnley’s Michael Keane will sign for Chelsea in January (Daily Star)

Chelsea

Marco Verratti: Happy in Ligue 1

Tottenham and Chelsea are battling to sign Barcelona’s teenage left-back Marc Cucurella, known as Cucu. The 18-year-old’s current contract expires in the summer (Sport Witness)

Marco Verratti has denied claims he could quit PSG and move to Chelsea in January (Football Italia)

Fiorentina will offer star winger Federico Bernardeschi a new deal to ward off interest from Inter Milan and Chelsea (Calciomercato)

Real Madrid have begun talks to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who has often spoken of his desire to play in La Liga again (Onda Cero)

Inter Milan and clubs from China are vying with Marseille to sign Chelsea outcast John Obi Mikel (The Sun)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will recall Andreas Christensen to Stamford Bridge next summer to replace the outgoing John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic (Daily Mail)

One of Roma pair Kostas Manolas and Antonio Rudiger, Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson and Burnley’s Michael Keane will sign for Chelsea in January (Daily Star)

PSV Eindhoven director Marcel Brands has confirmed the club are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel on loan (Omroep Brabant)

Chelsea are targeting Monaco pair and Djibril Sidibe with the £52million windfall they’ll receive for Oscar (The Guardian)

Chelsea are not looking to buy Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez after being put off by the 25-year-old’s £60m price tag (The Sun)

Crystal Palace

Wilfried Zaha: Struggling for fitness ahead of FA Cup final

Cardiff have been linked with a January loan move for Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni (Wales Online)

Wilfried Zaha could head to Merseyside in January with Liverpool targeting the Crystal Palace winger (Football Whispers)

Wolves have cooled reports they want to re-sign former winger Bakary Sako from Crystal Palace (Express & Star)

Everton

Yacine Brahimi: Everton confident of winning race

Nice have joined Everton in the £30million race for Porto star Yacine Brahimi (L’Equipe)

Morgan Schneiderlin has agreed to join Everton in January, though a fee is still to be agreed (Canal +)

AC Milan want to offer M’Baye Niang a new deal – to keep him out of the clutches of Everton and Stoke in January (Calciomercato)

Hull City

Newcastle have joined the race to sign Hull star Robert Snodgrass – and he is interested in the move, potentially scuppering West Brom’s prospects of landing the Scotland star (Daily Star)

Aston Villa face competition from West Ham, Swansea City and Hull City in their bid to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, 24, on loan. (Birmingham Mail)

Liverpool

Celtic are bracing themselves for a bid from Liverpool for Moussa Dembele (The Sun)

Liverpool are considering rivalling PSG for Wolfsburg’s £30m-rated midfielder Julian Draxler (The Times)

John Aldridge has urged Liverpool to make Luis Suarez their top transfer target

Sunderland have been tipped to make January moves to sign former Juventus defender Martin Caceres – a free agent – and Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho (Sunderland Echo)

Liverpool are “watching developments closely” regarding England keeper Joe Hart (Daily Mirror)

Wilfried Zaha could head to Merseyside in January with Liverpool targeting the Crystal Palace winger (Football Whispers)

Manchester City

Alexis Sanchez: Deal expires in 18 months

Manchester City continue to monitor developments with Alexis Sanchez and could make a move as soon as January (Daily Telegraph)

The £45m price tag on Virgil van Dijk’s head is unlikely to deter Man City from making an offer next month

Liverpool are “watching developments closely” regarding England keeper Joe Hart (Daily Mirror)

 

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Manchester United

Arjen Robben: Happy at Bayern

Bayern Munich are confident Manchester United Arjen Robben, 32, will sign a new deal with the club

West Brom have lodged an £18m bid with Manchester United to sign Morgan Schneiderlin (Sky Sports)

Schneiderlin has agreed to join Everton in January, though a fee is still to be agreed (Canal +)

Slaven Bilic has warned Arsenal and Manchester United there’s ‘no way’ Dimitri Payet will be allowed to leave West Ham in January

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho plans to spend £180m on Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, 25, Benfica defenders Victor Lindelof, 22, and Nelson Semedo, 23, and Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 22, across the next two transfer windows (Daily Telegraph)

Victor Lindelof’s agent has confirmed Benfica have an offer on the table for the Manchester United target

Manchester United have told West Ham to forget about signing Marcus Rashford or Anthony Martial (Daily Star)

Jose Mourinho has admitted his ‘guilt’ at snubbing some Manchester United players this season

Middlesbrough

Diego Fabbrini (r) and David Nugent : Celebrate at The Riverside

One of Roma pair Kostas Manolas and Antonio Rudiger, Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson and Burnley’s Michael Keane will sign for Chelsea in January (Daily Star)

Leeds United are the favourites to land Middlesbrough’s out-of-favour striker David Nugent, 31, in January (Middlesbrough Gazette)

Southampton

The £45m price tag on Virgil van Dijk’s head is unlikely to deter Man City from making an offer next month

Stoke

AC Milan want to offer M’Baye Niang a new deal – to keep him out of the clutches of Everton and Stoke in January (Calciomercato)

Stoke’s £750,000 offer for Lee Grant has been rejected by Derby (Daily Telegraph)

Sunderland

Sunderland have been tipped to make January moves to sign former Juventus defender Martin Caceres – a free agent – and Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho (Sunderland Echo)

Swansea

Swansea are ready to give Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic a chance to return to the Premier League in January (Daily Express)

Inter and Roma are leading the chase to sign Gylfi Sigurdsson in January (Daily Express)

Aston Villa face competition from West Ham, Swansea City and Hull City in their bid to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, 24, on loan. (Birmingham Mail)

Tottenham

Tottenham and Chelsea are battling to sign Barcelona’s teenage left-back Marc Cucurella, known as Cucu. The 18-year-old’s current contract expires in the summer (Sport Witness)

Spurs will make a fresh bid to sign Schalke’s Max Meyer in the January transfer window (Bild)

Watford

Watford striker Jerome Sinclair has been linked with a loan move to Brentford (Watford Observer)

West Brom

West Brom have lodged an £18m bid with Manchester United to sign Morgan Schneiderlin (Sky Sports)

Newcastle have joined the race to sign Hull star Robert Snodgrass – and he is interested in the move, potentially scuppering West Brom’s prospects of landing the Scotland star (Daily Star)

West Ham

West Ham could axe five of their summer signing in January – with Sofiane Feghouli, Alvaro Arbeloa, Simone Zaza, Jonathan Calleri and Gokhan Tore all set to be chopped (The Sun)

West Ham will allow striker Ashley Fletcher to join Leeds United on loan in January (Daily Mirror)

Slaven Bilic has warned Arsenal and Manchester United there’s ‘no way’ Dimitri Payet will be allowed to leave West Ham in January

Manchester United have told West Ham to forget about signing Marcus Rashford or Anthony Martial (Daily Star)

West Ham are lining up a move for Shakhtar Donetsk’s 34-year-old Croatian defender Darijo Srna (Daily Star)

Aston Villa face competition from West Ham, Swansea City and Hull City in their bid to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, 24, on loan. (Birmingham Mail)

 

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  • Sergio Aguero
  • Alexis Sanchez

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