Rumour Mill: United plot £80m Juve raid; Everton eye £30m ace

Date published: Thursday 12th January 2017 11:59

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Two Premier League heavyweights are chasing an unlikely £80m deal for Juventus’ Paulo Dybala, while Everton could be set to spend more money, this time on a Monaco striker…

Arsenal

Arsenal and Liverpool have made a ‘concrete’ approach for Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko who is wanted by Chelsea and Manchester United (Le 10 Sport)

Arsenal will not let club captain Per Mertesacker, 32, leave on loan this month despite him not playing a single minute for the Gunners this term after suffering a serious knee injury in pre-season. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal tried to sign Roma defender Kostas Manolas in the summer before Valencia dropped their asking price for Shkodran Mustafi (Goal)

Bournemouth

John Terry will meet with Eddie Howe to discuss a possible loan move to Bournemouth (Daily Mail)

Leeds are keen on Bournemouth attacker Lewis Grabban (The Mirror)

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Burnley

Ipswich want to sign Burnley’s teenage forward Daniel Agyei on loan despite Sean Dyche’s reluctance to sanction the move (Daily Mirror)

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Chelsea

Chelsea have made an bid for Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu (turkish-football.com)

Andreas Christensen will return to Chelsea this summer but the defender will not settle for a back-up spot, according to his father (BT)

Chelsea have made Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson their number one target as they prepare to say goodbye to captain John Terry (Daily Mirror)

Terry will meet with Eddie Howe to discuss a possible loan move to Bournemouth (Daily Mail)

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, 23, has been told he has no chance of leaving Chelsea this month amid reported interest from Swansea and West Ham (Daily Star)

 

Crystal Palace

West Brom boss Tony Pulis is ready to make a new move for Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke, 26, and could finance the deal by selling 23-year-old striker Saido Berahino to Stoke (Sun)

However, Sam Allardyce says Benteke is not for sale.

Allardyce is closing in on the £3m signing of 24-year-old Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, while Sunderland left-back Patrick Van Aanholt, 26, is also a £7m target for the Eagles (The Sun)

Sunderland, Swansea and Palace are tracking Porto forward Moussa Marega (Foot Mercato)

Everton

Everton are eyeing a move for 17-year-old Sheffield Wednesday striker George Hirst – the the son of former Owls striker David (Liverpool Echo)

Everton are interested in Monaco striker Valere Germain, who is valued at around £30million (L’Equipe)

 

 

Hull City

Hull City boss Marco Silva has confirmed his interest in 30-year-old FC Porto midfielder Evandro, who worked under Silva at Estoril (Hull Daily Mail)

Leicester

Leicester and Watford have joined the race for Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini (Corriere dello Sport)

Leicester have held preliminary talks over a move for Ludogorets winger Jonathan Cafu (RMC)

 

Liverpool

Arsenal and Liverpool have made a ‘concrete’ approach for Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko who is wanted by Chelsea and Manchester United (Le 10 Sport)

Juventus are tracking Liverpool midfielder Emre Can (Calcio Mercato)

Barcelona and Juventus have joined PSG in the race to sign Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana (The Times)

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Manchester City

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 28, is set to stay at the Nou Camp for at least the rest of the season despite reports linking him with a move to Manchester City (Guardian)

Man City and Man Utd could go head-to-head to sign Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, who is valued at around £80m (The Sun)

City will offer £100m for Lionel Messi and pay him £800,00 a week, while Barcelona admit they have to make the numbers add up if they are to agree a new deal with the Argentina star (The Sun)

City are keen to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the summer and have been boosted by the news that real Madrid don’t want the Borussia Dortmund striker (SportBild)

 

Manchester United

Former Man Utd target Thomas Muller is unhappy at his lack of playing time at Bayern Munich (The Bild)

Lyon are interested in signing out-of-favour Manchester United forwards Memphis Depay, 22, and Adnan Januzaj, 21, who is on loan at Sunderland (Daily Mail)

Man Utd and Man City could go head-to-head to sign Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, who is valued at around £80million (The Sun)

Utd see Dybala as the perfect replacement for Zlatan Ibrahimovic (El Confidencial)

United could make a £40m move for Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in order to beat Chelsea  after initially identifying him as his a summer priority (Daily Star)

But Liverpool and Arsenal have already made ‘concrete’ approaches Bakayoko (Le 10 Sport)

Luke Shaw has just five months to save his Manchester United career with Jose Mourinho rapidly losing patience with the young left-back (Daily Mirror)

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Middlesbrough

Chelsea have made Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson their number one target as they prepare to say goodbye to captain John Terry (Daily Mirror)

Stewart Downing reportedly favours a loan switch to Crystal Palace but Aitor Karanka is unwilling to sanction a move to a Premier League rival (Yorkshire Post)

 

Southampton

Southampton are lining up a move for Monaco striker Valere Germain (L’Equipe)

West Ham have joined the race for Jose Fonte (The Sun)

 

Stoke

Stoke are keen to turn the loan deal for Bruno Martins Indi into a permanent transfer this month (The Sentinel)

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Sunderland

Sunderland manager David Moyes is weighing up a move for 27-year-old Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley (Daily Telegraph)

But Sunderland may be too late, with Cleverley reportedly having been at Watford on Wednesday to discuss a loan move with a view to a permanent deal in the summer (Daily Mirror)

Sunderland left-back Patrick Van Aanholt, 26, is a £7m target for Crystal Palace  (The Sun)

Sunderland, Swansea and Palace are tracking Porto forward Moussa Marega (Foot Mercato)

Lyon are interested in signing Man Utd’s Adnan Januzaj, 21, who is on loan at Sunderland (Daily Mail)

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Swansea

Swansea are close to finalising a deal for Dutch winger Luciano Narsingh, who is said to be at the club’s training ground (Wales Online)

Swansea have agreed a £5m deal with Norwich for defender Martin Olsson (The Telegraph)

Swansea, Sunderland and Palace are tracking Porto forward Moussa Marega (Foot Mercato)

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, 23, has been told he has no chance of leaving Chelsea this month amid reported interest from Swansea and West Ham (Daily Star)

 

Tottenham

Tottenham are continuing to monitor Ross Barkley’s situation, with Everton set to sign two new midfielders this month (The Sun)

Spurs are set to offer winger Nicolas Gaitan a route out of Atletico Madrid (AS)

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Watford

Everton’s Tom Cleverley was at Watford on Wednesday to discuss a loan move with a view to a permanent deal in the summer (Daily Mirror)

Leicester and Watford have joined the race for Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini (Corriere dello Sport)

 

West Brom

West Brom boss Tony Pulis is ready to make a new move for Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke, 26, and could finance the deal by selling 23-year-old striker Saido Berahino to Stoke (Sun)

Stourbridge defender Dan Scarr, 22, who scored his side’s goal in their 2-1 FA Cup third-round defeat by Wycombe last weekend, has been taken on trial at Premier League West Brom (Express and Star)

 

West Ham

West Ham are close to wrapping up the transfer of Brentford striker Scott Hogan in a deal worth £15m, having had three earlier bids for the 24-year-old rejected (The Sun)

The Hammers have joined the race for Jose Fonte (The Sun)

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, 23, has been told he has no chance of leaving Chelsea this month amid reported interest from Swansea and West Ham (Daily Star)

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