Sunday, December 19, 2021

Vidal could make Spurs move (Calciomercato)

Tottenham Hotspur has emerged as a potential option for Chilean Star Arturo Vidal according to reports from Calciomercato.

The Former Juventus and Bayern Munich Midfielder has found life tough after the departure of Antonio Conte from the Milano Club.

His situation now looks more hopeful with talks of linking up again with the former boss in North London.

Mourinho wants RLC at Roma (Romanista)

AS Roma Manager Jose Mourinho would love to have Ruben Loftus-Cheek at the Stadio Olympico as per reports from // Romanista

The Portuguese boss has already signed English Striker Tammy Abraham in the last transfer window.

He is now hopeful that the acquisition of Abraham will go a long way in convincing RLC to seek a new challah away from Stamford Bridge.

City working on renewing Cancelo deal (Daily Star)

Manchester City are planning a contract extension for Joao Cancelo as per reports from the Daily Star

The fullback who has being in electric and sensational form this season has two-and-a-half years left on his current deal.

It is said that the new contract deal to be proposed will see his new wage rise to £250,000-a-week.

Vlahovic snubbed new Fiorentina deal (Fabrizio Romano)

Fiorentina confirmed that they offered Dusan Vlahovic and his representative a new deal but they turned their contract proposal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

The Chief Executive Officer of the club Barone confirmed the presentation of a contract proposal which was turned down.

"Dusan and his agent have turned down our new contract proposal. We offered the best salary in Fiorentina history".

Trippier to Newcastle United now close (talkSPORT)

talkSPORT says that Kieran Trippier is closer to completing a move to Newcastle United in the next transfer window.

The former Tottenham Hotspur fullback is currently plying his trade with Atletico Madrid in the La Liga.

It is said that the Englishman is now willing to head back to his native country.

Friday, December 17, 2021

Aubameyang training on his own (Telegraph)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is currently training on his own at Arsenal with reports of an exit now prominent as per reports from The Telegraph 

Following a latest and substantial breach of disciplinary rules at the club, The Striker was stripped of captaincy by Arsenal Boss Mikel Arteta earlier this week.

The Gabonese has also missed Arsenal’s last two games as his time at the club appears to be drawing to a close.

Barcelona upping Torres chase (Mundo Deportivo)

Barcelona have upped their pursuit for Ferran Torres from Manchester City in January as per reports from Mundo Deportivo 

Both clubs have yet to agree a transfer fee but it is said that the spanish forward wants a move away from Manchester.

Although, the two clubs aren’t far off from reaching an agreement over the transfer fee for Torres.

Napoli considering Sanchez bid (Calcio in Pillole)

Napoli are thinking of bidding for Tottenham Defender Davinson Sanchez next month as per reports from Calcio in Pillole.

The Naples club are highlighted the colombian as a replacement for Kostas Manolas who will be joining Olympiacos next January.

Davinson Sanchez joined Tottenham Hotspur from AFC Ajax in 2017.

Ivan Perisic has been offered a new contract (Fussball transfers)

Ivan Perisic has been offered a new contract by Inter Milan as per reports from Fussball Transfers

The Croatian’s contract expires next summer meaning he can hold talks with foreign clubs over a free transfer deal in the winter.

The Milan club have decided to reward the forward for his impressive performances this season.

Man Utd duo set for exit (Mirror)

Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard could be allowed to leave Manchester United in the winter as per reports from the Mirror

Both players have struggled to get playing time and the appointment of Ralf Rangnick seems not to have changed the situation.

The German tactician has decided that the wingers are suplus to requirements at the club after glancing through his squad.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Barcelona & Juventus to battle for Herrera (Todo Fichajes)

Paris Saint-Germain Midfielder Ander Herrera is attracting interest from Barcelona and Juventus as per reports from Todo Fichajes 

The Spanish Midfielder is surplus to requirements at Parc des princes with competition high for places.

It is said that a move from the French capital is inevitable for the former Manchester United Midfielder.

Arthur to leave Juventus in January (Nicholo Shira)

Juventus Midfielder Arthur could leave Juventus in the winter transfer window according to Nicholo Shira

The Turin club might be willing to let him leave on loan with the brazilian midfielder under the pecking order with Massimiliano Allegri in charge.

For potential suitors who might be willing to sign him permanently, his €6m salary could dissuade them.

Napoli agree sale of Manolas to Olympiacos

Napoli have agreed to the sale of Greek defender Konstantinos Manolas to Olympiacos in January; SOCCER PUNCH can confirm.

The transfer of Konstantinos Manolas to Olympiacos will become effective in the January 2022 transfer window 

Everton vying for Longstaff

Everton are monitoring the situation concerning the situation of Sean Longstaff at Newcastle United as per reports from The i

The Merseyside club could swoop for the 24-year-old midfielder in January with the Newcastle Midfielder’s contract expiring next summer.

Rafael Benitez handed Longstaff his senior debut while in charge of the tyneside club.

Man Utd & PSG not in de Jong talks (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester United are not currently in talks with Frenkie de Jong concerning a move in January as per reports from Fabrizio Romano

Paris Saint-Germain too are not involved involved in talks with Barcelona midfielder as of now and are waiting to see developments in the next few months.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Newcastle confident of signing trippier (Northern Echo)

Newcastle United believe that they can complete the signing of Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid in January as per reports from the Northern Echo.

It is said that the Recruitment team at Tyneside are working furiously behind the scenes to put together a deal that will aid the completion of a transfer.

Trippier could be offered a weekly wage of around £150,000-a-week while a bid of more than £30 million will be sent to Los Rojiblancos for the fullback.

Sarri wants Chelsea duo.

Maurizio Sarri has instructed Lazio to raid his former club Chelsea in a bid to sign both Emerson Palmieri and Callum Hudson-odoi as per reports from // messagero

The Rome-based club are also planning on exits with the likes of Denis vavro and Vedat Muriqi said to be surplus to requirements at the club.

PSG “well placed” in race for Rudiger (BILD)

Paris Saint-Germain are holding conversations with Chelsea concerning Antonio Ruediger as per reports from BILD.

With the contract of the german central defender set to expire next summer, the 28-year-old has attracted interest from european heavyweights.

It is said that Rudiger’s Representatives have met with PSG’s sporting director to discuss terms of a deal.

Rooney could replace Benitez if sacked (Sun)

Wayne Rooney could be next in line to take charge of his former club Everton should Rafael Benitez get the axe as per reports from the Sun.

Fahad Moshiri is in no rush to sack the Spaniard as he wants him to succeed at Goodison park.

However, a plan will be put in place should things turn sour at the helm in the coming next weeks.

JK: no loan move for Gomez in January (Goal)

Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp has denied reports that defender Joe Gomez would be loaned out in the next transfer window.

Goal reports that the German tactician is not planning on letting any player leave on loan in the winter.

"It was obviously not the best year for him, but that's how it goes. We are patient, and Joe is patient”

"I have no plans to give anybody on loan in the winter."

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Real Madrid to postpone Mbappe talks till March (AS)

Real Madrid will suspend talks with Mbappe until after their Champions league last 16 clash with Paris Saint-Germain as per reports from AS.

Los Blancos were due to open talks with the Frenchman in January as players whose deal runs out in the summer can begin to talk to foreign clubs in the winter.

However, The Madrid club have changed their stance on the transfer saga and are prepared to wait until march before opening talks with their undisputed no.1 transfer target.

Chelsea want Digne; Everton wants €35m for fullback (Todo fichajes)

Chelsea are keen on signing Everton full back Lucas Digne with first choice full-back Ben Chilwell out with an injury as per reports from Todo fichajes

The Merseyside club value Digne at around €35 Million with Chelsea looking to strengthen their fullback areas.

It remains to be seen if Chelsea will match their above asking price and if a temporary move will materialize at first in the winter.

Newcastle United could swoop for Alli (Teamtalk)

Newcastle United have been alerted to the possibility of signing wantaway midfielder Dele Alli as per reports from Teamtalk

The Saudi-owned club are interested in signing him temporarily in January with the option of making the deal permanent in the summer.

Chelsea won’t be able to recall Gilmour or Gallagher (Athletic)

According to The Athletic, Chelsea will be unable to recall Conor Gallagher and Billy Gilmour from their respective loan moves this January.

This is because both players have made a certain number of appearances for their temporary clubs hence preventing a return to their parent club during mid-season.

Gilmour is on loan at Norwich City while Gallagher is at Crystal Palace.

No talks between Benfica & Barcelona for Umtiti (Fabrizio Romano)

There is currently no negotiations in place between Benfica and Barcelona for Samuel Umtiti; Soccer Punch understands.

Fabrizio Romano reports that the two clubs are still far away from reaching an agreement concerning the Frenchman’s Salary.

La Blaugrana on planning on offloading both Umtiti and Coutinho and will work behind the scenes to get it done.

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Real Madrid vying for Leicester midfielder (naija)

Real Madrid have highlighted Wilfried Ndidi as a long term replacement for Casemiro as per reports from naija

The Nigerian Midfielder has a contract with Leicester City until 2024 which means it will take a substantial offer to prise him away from the King Power Stadium.

It remains to be seen if Leicester City would be keen on parting with one of their important players.

Chelsea eyeing torino defender (Sun)

Chelsea have highlighted Torino defender Gleison Bremer as a possible defensive transfer target as per reports from the Sun

Thiago Silva, Andreas Christensen, Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta contracts are winding down next summer and the blues have realized the importance of timely replacements.

Torino may welcome bids for the defender in the winter window.

Lloris in talks with spurs concerning new deal (Football Insider)

Tottenham Hotspur Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is currently in talks with the club over a new contract as per Football Insider 

The Frenchman’s current deal expires next summer and he is not averse to the possibility of signing fresh terms of a new contract in North London.

Hugo Lloris is the undisputed no.1 goalkeeper at Club.

Real Madrid rule out Rodrygo Sale (Fabrizio Romano)

Real Madrid are not preparing to let Rodrygo leave in January at the moment according to Fabrizio Romano.

He isn’t in talks with Liverpool or any other club concerning a deal to move to a new club.

Los Blancos will discuss a new contract with him soon with an extension expected to see the light of the day in the next few months.

Coman hesistant on new Bayern contract (BILD)

Bayern Munich Winger Kingsley Coman is reluctant to sign a new contract at the club as per reports from BILD.

The Bavarians are hesitating on offering the 25-year-old winger a pay rise and fresh terms of a new deal.

Ousmane Dembele is attracting interest from the German club as he is set to be available on a free transfer next summer 

Saturday, December 11, 2021

City unfazed about Raiola huge demand in signing Haaland (Sun)

Manchester City are unfazed with the demands of Mino Raiola for the signing of Borussia Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland as per reports from the Sun

The Citizens will have to cough up an agent fee of £47 million and as well as an additional £68 million to land the Norwegian sensation in the summer.

ten Haag leading race to become permanent United Boss (Mirror)

Ajax FC Manager Erik ten Haag is now the leading contender to get the Manchester United job on a permanent basis as per reports from the Mirror.

It is said that the Red Devil Hierarchy are overly impressed with the outstanding job ten Haag is doing at the Dutch club with a low budget and they think he could thrive in the premier league 

Eddie Howe wants Cook if Mee and Tarkowski deal fail (Sun)

Eddie Howe may turn to Former Bournemouth Defender Steve Cook if he fails to get his desired first choice signings in James Tarkowski and Ben Mee according to the Sun.

A reunion could be on the horizon possibly between Eddie Howe and Steve Cook who were both at the Vitality Stadium before.

Martial an alternative option to Ferran Torres (Sport1)

Manchester United outcast Anthony Martial is being shortlisted as an alternative option to Ferran Torres should he fail to move to Barcelona as per reports from Sport.

The Winger has had game time hard to come by this season which means he could be available for a transfer this coming winter window.

De Ligt could have joined Bayern Munich (Sport1)

Matthijs De Ligt was close to joining Bayern Munich according to his agent Mino Raiola.

The Super Agent revealed to Sport1 about how close the Dutch Defender was to joining to bavarians.

“Do you actually know that we almost brought de Ligt to Munich? For Matthijs to FC Bayern we were in very good talks, it was a serious possibility [in the past]. It's a shame it didn't work out in the end”. 

Friday, December 10, 2021

Wijnaldum could be part of a swap deal in January (Calciomercato)

PSG are open to a potential swap deal with Inter Milan this January as per reports from Calciomercato 

Gini Wijnaldum could move to Inter Milan while Marcelo Brozovic could move to the French Capital during the winter window.

Although, Inter Milan have not given up on persuading Brozovic to sign an extension to his deal which expires next summer despite interest from PSG.

Barcelona confident of signing Rashford (El Nacional)

Barcelona are confident of luring Marcus Rashford away from Manchester United as per reports from El Nacional 

La Blaugrana think the Englishman could be prised away with a compromise of giving him more minutes this season.

However, his price tag might prove to be a major stumbling block for a club in a difficult financial situation.

Vinicius to stay put at Real Madrid (Marca)

Vinicius Junior and his representatives have indicated their interest in signing a new contract at Real Madrid and they are now in contract extension talks with the club as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Work is in progress at the club to extend the Brazilian’s contract.

Vinicius Junior also spoke to Marca about his plans of staying put at the Santiago Bernabeu.

“My price? Better not to put anything; it’s better to stay here at Real Madrid”, 

Rudiger could become the best paid defender in world football next year(Daily Mail)

Should Antonio Rudiger leave Chelsea next summer, he could be the highest paid defender in world football overtaking Juventus Defender Matthais De Ligt as per reports from Daily Mail

As talks concerning a new deal at Chelsea continues to drag on, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are said to be in contention for his signature.

It is said that the aforementioned clubs are prepared to offer him over £400,000-a-week deal should he sign with them.

Barcelona could sell Ter Stegen for suitable fee (El Nacional)

Barcelona could be interested in selling their first choice goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen as per reports from El Nacional.

La Blaugrana are now ready to listen to offers for the 29-year-old German with him being among those whose form has dipped in recent weeks.