Sunday, January 30, 2022

Morata set to remain at Juventus (AS)

Alvaro Morata is set to stay put at Juventus for the time being as both Barcelona and Arsenal have failed in their attempts to sign him as per reports from AS.

The Spanish Striker does not want to return to London as he feels he would be needing more time to adjust to the city inorder to deliver on a daily basis.

Atletico Madrid also do not want to strengthen their direct rivals Barcelona by selling Alvaro Morata to them.

Bayern Munich join race for Ziyech (Todo Fichajes)

Bayern Munich have reportedly joined the bidding race for Chelsea Winger Hakim Ziyech as per reports from Todo Fichajes.

The Bavarians are feeling confident that a loan deal agreement with an option to buy will persuade the west london club to part away with the Moroccan International.

Westham agree fee for Benfica Striker (SkySports)

Westham have agreed a fee with Benfica for the transfer of Striker Darwin Nunez according to reports from SkySports.

All that is left for the hammers to do is to reach an agreement over a transfer for the 22-year-old before Monday’s transfer deadline.

The Benfica Striker is currently on international duty with Uruguay ahead of their world cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Milan mulling over late loan swoop for Alli (GDS)

AC Milan are preparing a loan deal for Tottenham Hotspur Midfielder Dele Alli as per reports from Gazetta dello Sport.

The England International is struggling to win the confidence of gaffer Antonio Conte with issues of inconsistencies over form marring his career in recent years.

Juve strike deal with Gladbach for Zakaria (GOAL)

Juventus have now agreed a deal to sign Denis Zakaria from Borussia Mochengladbach as per reports from GOAL.

The Swiss Midfielder is now set to undergo his Juventus medical in the next few hours when he would be arriving in Turin.

Newcastle still hoping for Lingard transfer (90min)

Newcastle United are still confident of signing Jesse Lingard before the transfer deadline as per reports from 90min.

A deal between Newcastle United and Manchester United failed to materialize last week despite Newcastle having an agreement on personal terms with the England International.

Despite time running down in the winter transfer window, a deal could still be struck as both clubs are not indifferent to the chances of a transfer.

Lyon locked in Ndombele talks (SkySports)

Olympique Lyon are now in advanced talks with Tottenham Hotspur for Tanguy Ndombele as per reports from SkySports.

Lyon are thinking of replacing Bruno Guimaraes who just Newcastle United with the frenchman.

The French club wants to sign him on an initial loan deal with an option to buy but it remains to be seen if spurs will consent to such.

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Juventus step up chase for Zakaria (GOAL)

Juventus have stepped up their efforts for Borussia Mochengladbach’s Denis Zakaria as per reports from GOAL.

As per reports, personal terms is understood to have already been agreed with the transfer fee now remaining to be sorted between both clubs.

It remains to be seen if Gladbach would accept the €7 Million fee tabled down for Denis Zakaria from Juventus.

Newcastle now increasing efforts to sign Burn (The Chronicle)

Newcastle United have improved on their offer to Brighton and Hove Albion for Dan Burn as per reports from The Chronicle.

It has been reported that the tyneside club included add-ons inorder to further improvise the first bid for Burn who is said to be a boyhood fan of Newcastle United.

Newcastle United initially sent a bid  of £7 Million for the Englishman.

Bordeaux want Phil Jones (L’equipe)

Bordeaux are keen on signing Manchester United Defender Phil Jones as per reports from L’equipe.

The French club see him as an experienced and quality addition to their side in their task of escaping relegation this season particularly as he has returned to the Manchester United setup.

The Englishman has been unlucky with injuries in recent years and that has affected his playing career in terms of form and fitness.

Odion Ighalo to join Al Hilal; official announcement soon (Fabrizio Romano)

Former Watford and Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo is set to join Al Hilal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

An agreement has been reached on personal terms between both partieswith contract signed until 2023.

Final details now remaining to be sorted with an official announcement of the deal imminent.

Spurs now in pole position to sign Bentacur (Romeo Agresti)

Aston Villa have withdrawn from the race to sign Bentancur according to reports from Italian Journalist Romeo Agresti. 

No new offer for the player was submitted by the Villians and this has now left Spurs in pole position to sign the the Uruguayan.

Dembele increasingly likely to join PL club (SkySports PL)

Ousmane Dembele’s future at Barcelona is still up in the air ahead of Monday’s transfer deadline.

As per reports from SkySports, The frenchman is most likely to join a club in the premier league should he depart before the winter window shuts.

PSG struggling to find place for Ndombele in Squad (Standard)

Tanguy Ndombele’s move from Tottenham Hotspur to Paris Saint-Germain may fail to materialize as per reports from the Standard.

As per reports, The French club are looking at how Ndombele could fit-in in a dressing room filled with Star Studded Players.

Talks are still ongoing between both clubs concerning a prospective loan move.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Newcastle set to sign Fenerbache defender (fanatik)

Newcastle United are set to sign Hungarian International defender Attila Szalai for €20 Million as per reports from from fanatik.

The 24-year-old Defender is currently plying his trade for Turkish side Fenerbache and has been linked with a move to Chelsea on one occasion before.

Everton to swoop for Kulusevski (GDS)

Everton are planning to swoop for Juventus Midfielder Dejan Kulusevski as per reports from Gazetta dello Sport.

The Bianconeri are said to be willing to do a deal with any prospective suitors and have even been trying to get buyers for him from the premier league.

Villa rejected offer from unnamed PL club for Luiz (Standard Sport)

Aston Villa rejected a €30m bid from an unnamed premier league for Douglas Luiz during this transfer window as per reports from Standard Sport.

The Gunners are reportedly keen on him as they see him as an ideal addition to their midfield options.

It remains to be seen if Arsenal will lodge a bid for the Brazil International before the January transfer window shuts.

Barca closing in on Traore signing (Fabrizio Romano)

Adama Traore will sign a deal with Barcelona on Friday. The deal is set to be completed as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

Its a Loan deal with a buy option (not mandatory). La Blaugrana will cover his full salary until June.

Real Madrid eyeing Monaco and Ajax stars (ESPN)

Real Madrid are monitoring Aurelien Tchouameni and Ryan Gravenberch as per reports from ESPN.

Tchouameni is being viewed as the ideal long term replacement from Casemiro in defensive midfield.

Ajax Star Gravenberch is another option los blancos are looking at in terms of strengthening the middle of the park this summer.

Lingard now mulling over long term future (MEN)

Jesse Lingard is considering a move out of England in the summer as he wants to revitalize his playing career as per reports from Manchester Evening News.

The 29-year-old could still depart old trafford before this current window shuts but it is said that the England International is already thinking about his long term future when his Manchester United deal expires.

OFFICIAL: Amad Diallo joins Rangers on loan

Rangers have announced the temporary signing of Amad Diallo from Manchester United; SOCCER PUNCH can confirm.

Amad Diallo joins the Scottish club on loan for the rest of the season according to a tweet from Rangers Football Club’s official twitter account.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Brighton turn down Newcastle’s bid for Burn (Athletic)

Newcastle’s bid for Dan Burn has been turned down by Brighton and Hove Albion as per reports from the Athletic.

Eddie Howe is looking to have another central half option before the window closes on Monday and he is convinced about the 29-year-old as an addition.

Asides from Burn, Yves Bissouma is also being touted by the magpies who may return with a second bid for Dan Burn.

Crystal Palace in VDB talks with Man Utd (Fabrizio Romano)

Crystal Palace are currently in talks with Manchester United for Donny Van de Beek on a straight loan deal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Salary is being discussed between both parties  as negotiations continue to progress between the two parties for the Dutchman.

Patrick Vieira is an huge admirer of Donny Van de Beek and wants him in south London.

OFFICIAL: Kalu signs for Watford

Watford Football Club has today announced the signing of Samuel Kalu from Bordeaux on a permanent deal; Soccer Punch can confirm.

The 24-year-old Nigerian International joins on a deal until June 2025.

The Hornets welcomed the winger with a tweet on their official twitter account.

Wass to sign for Atletico Madrid (Fabrizio Romano)

Daniel Wass is set to depart Valencia and join Atletico Madrid on a permanent deal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

An agreement has been reached between both clubs. He would sign his contract with Atletico Madrid in the next hours.

Gosens closing in Inter move (Fabrizio Romano)

Robin Gosens will sign a contract as a new inter milan player on Thursday according to reports from Fabrizio Romano 

A deal is set to be completed between both clubs after an agreement of €25 million fee plus add ons.

He would also undergo his inter milan medical tomorrow.

Diaz to snub spurs move (Record)

Porto Attacker Luis Diaz will snub a move to join Tottenham Hotspur as per reports from Record.

The Columbian doesn’t think the lilywhites is the next big thing in his career and he favours a move to a far more superior side.

Along with Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Manchester United are also vying for his signature.

Soton to table huge bid for Broja (Fabrizio Romano)

Southampton are working on a deal to sign Armando Broja from Chelsea in a fee around €25 Million which is set to be submitted soon as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

Chelsea’s stance on the Albanian Striker is unknown at this stage with head coach Thomas Tuchel said to be a huge admirer of him.

Monday, January 24, 2022

OFFICIAL: Atalanta signs Boga from Sassuolo

Jeremie Boga has officially joined Atalanta from Sassuolo today; Soccer Punch can confirm.

Atalanta confirmed the signing with a tweet on their official twitter account which read “The Countdown is officially over! Boga is a new Atalanta player! Welcome, Jeremie!

Neuer to stay put at Bayern till 2025 (Bild)

Veteran Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is expected to extend his contract with FC Bayern Munich until 2025 as per reports from Bild.

The long serving goalkeeper is expected to see out his professional career at the club and has no problems in staying put for another three years.

Although, no contract talks has taken place between the goalkeeper and the club as at this moment.

Red Bull Salzburg wants €40M for Adeyemi; Dortmund keen (Sky)

Borussia Dortmund have opened talks with Red Bull Salzburg concerning a deal for Karim Adeyemi as per reports from Sky Germany.

The Austrian side are believed to be keen on selling him in a fee around the region of €40 million.

It is said that Sports Director Micheal Zorc along with his potential future replacement returned from Austria on Monday following substantive talks.

Martial wants out; ready to accept paycut to join Sevilla (GOAL)

SOCCER PUNCH has learnt that Anthony Martial is increasingly desperate to leave Manchester United and join Sevilla on loan for the rest of the season.

It is said that the France International is even willing to accept a paycut in order to join the Spanish club till the end of the season.

Sevilla are calm about the situation as they believe a deal could be completed before the end of this winter transfer window.

Sule to depart Bayern this summer (Sport 1)

According to reports from Sport1, Bayern Munich defender Niklas Sule will leave the club in the summer as he doesn’t want a new deal.

The Bavarians were preparing to enter talks with the 26-year-old defender in February but at the moment, the defender is not interested in signing an extension.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Chelsea keen on Barcelona sensation (El Nacional)

Chelsea are mulling over a deal for Barcelona’s young sensation Gavi according to reports from El Nacional.

Gavi’s release clause at Barcelona is set for €50 million which means a swoop for him could materialize.

La Blaugrana are already planning a contract extension for him which if he signs, his release clause will soar higher.

Thierry Henry could land Bordeaux Job (RMC Sport)

Arsenal Thierry Henry could land the Bordeaux job according to reports from RMC Sport.

Henry is among the shortlist for the managerial job as the future of current coach Vladimar Petkic is uncertain.

Juventus set conditions for Arthur departure (Fabrizio Romano)

Juventus are requesting for an 18 months loan deal plus an option to buy for Arthur Melo as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Arsenal have only offered a deal for the Brazilian until the end of the current season.

Arthur is keen on a move to Arsenal but nothing has been agreed yet.

Real uninterested in vying for Ginter (Defensa Central)

Real Madrid have rejected the chance to sign Borussia Mochengladbach’s Mathias Ginter this winter.

As per reports from Defensa Central, The Spanish giants have no plans in place to pursue the world Cup-winning defender at this moment.

Ginter’s deal at Borussia Mochengladbach is running down.

Man Utd willing to allow Lingard leave on loan (Athletic)

Manchester United are only willing to loan Jesse Lingard leave the club on loan if any potential suitor pays £3.5 million loan fee as per reports from the Athletic.

The Red Devils have made that clear to the England International who is attracting interest from Westham United and Newcastle United.

He is set to become a free agent in the summer as his current manchester united deal expires then.

OFFICIAL: Pablo Mari Joins Udinese on loan.

Arsenal Central Defender Pablo Mari has joined Italian side Udinese Calcio on loan till the end of the season.

The Italian Club announced the temporary acquisition of the defender on their official twitter account tweeting “Bienvenido Pablo Mari”

Villa eyeing Nketiah (Athletic)

Aston Villa are keeping up with Eddie Nketiah’s situation at Arsenal as per reports from the Athletic.

Nketiah wants more game time at the North London club and he is set to be available on a free in the summer.

The Villians have been alerted to the possibility of striking a deal for him this winter.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Man Utd highlight Aston Villa Midfielder as transfer target (Telegraph)

Manchester United have their radars on Aston Villa Midfielder John McGinn and are plotting a move from him as per reports from the Telegraph 

With the club looking increasing unlikely to sign players this winter, the 27-year-old would be pursued in the summer when a permanent manager comes in.

It is said that Darren Fletcher likes his profile and that the club are impressed with his leadership qualities.

Martial desperate to secure move abroad (Fabrizio Romano)

Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United but he doesn’t want to join any other premier league side even on a temporary move.

Fabrizio Romano reports that an approach from both Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur has being rebuffed.

A move to abroad is still on the horizon with Barcelona, Sevilla and Juventus all available options for him to select from. 

The Red Devils will ask any potential suitors to pay his full salary with a loan fee attached depending on the nature of the move.

Christensen won’t consider offer from PL Clubs (Fabrizio Romano)

Andreas Christensen doesn’t want to join any premier league club if he leaves Chelsea at the end of the season.

Fabrizio Romano reports that the danish defender is not considering any offers from English Clubs.

A decision will be made on his future soon amid interests from Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

Man Utd looking to appoint permanent manager before season ends (MEN)

According to the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United want to have a new permanent face in the Old trafford dugout before this current season ends.

Ralf Rangnick is only tinkering the side currently on an interim basis but it remains to be seen if he would get the job permanently at the end of the season.

Former Tottenham Hotspur Manager Mauricio Pochettino is being touted as the favourite to land the job.

Spurs looking to conclude Traore deal quickly (Football London)

Tottenham Hotspur are desperate to conclude a deal for Wolves Winger Adama Traore; according to Football London.

It is said that the lilywhites want to wrap up a deal for the utility player as soon as possible before the winter transfer window closes.

Giampaolo set to become Sampdoria coach again (Sky)

Marco Giampaolo looks set to return to Sampdoria for the second time as per reports from SkySports in Italy.

Following the departure of Roberto D’aversa from the Serie A side, the club have moved swiftly to replace him with Giampaolo now set to sign a six-month deal with an option for another two years to become Sampdoria’s coach once again.

Marco Giampaolo’s first stint in charge of Samp ended in 2019 after three years at the helm of affairs.

Juventus mulling over Zaniolo bid (Tuttomercatoweb)

Juventus are mulling over bidding for AS Roma Winger Nicolo Zaniolo as per reports from Tuttomercatoweb.

The 22-year-old Italy international is being touted as a potential replacement for Paulo Dybala if he leaves at the end of the season.

Nicolo Zaniolo’s future at AS Roma too looks uncertain at the moment.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Lille close to signing Ben Arfa (L’equipe)

Lille are chasing down former Newcastle United Midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa as per reports from L’equipe.

Ben Arfa left Bordeaux at the end of last season following expiration of his contract at the club.

Should he join the French Club, he would replace Yusuf Yazici who looks all but set to join CSKA Moscow.

Antonio Conte: Spurs Boss refusing to talk about future.

Tottenham Hotspur Head Coach Antonio Conte has refused to shed more light on his future as the Lilywhites gaffer prefering to talk about the “present”.

Speaking at a presser, the Italian tactician talked about his spurs which runs out at the end of next season where he stopped short about talking about the future.

"Honestly I like to live in the present and not to think a lot of the future, Now it is important to live in the present, to try in the present to improve the situation and get out the best of my players”

"To work to improve the situation because the present is now, the future is later. 

“Later could be too much later for us. We have to be focused on the present and work to try to improve the situation now. Then I will see. Now we have to be focused on the present and we have to work a lot to try to keep Tottenham in the right position."

PSG offering Mbappe new mouthwatering short-term deal (Telefoot)

Paris Saint-Germain are refusing to throw in the towel as regards the future of Kylian Mbappe and are now offering him a mouthwatering short term offer.

Amid interests from Real Madrid, PSG have now offered the prolific striker a massive two-year deal as per reports from Telefoot.

Mbappe is unlikely to discuss his future until the end of the season.

Barcelona keen on Bayern Defender (90min)

Barcelona are aware of the possibility of signing Niklas Sule on a free transfer with their priority now on signing players who are on free agent market.

Sule’s contract expires next summer which means he is free to talk to other clubs and agree a precontract with any potential suitor until the expiration of his current deal.

As per reports from 90min, The Catalan giants are ready to swoop for the 26-year-old Bayern Munich Defender.

Chelsea hold De Jong talks with Barcelona (El Nacional)

According to El Nacional, Chelsea are in talks with Barcelona for Frenkie De Jong having put a bid of €40m for him on the table.

Although La Blaugrana want a fee in the region of €60m for the Dutchman, the blues are confident that their valuation for him may drop in the future.

Bayern Munich too are also vying for his signature.

Friday, January 14, 2022

Liverpool closely monitoring Westham’s Bowen (Football Insider)

Liverpool are monitoring Jarrod Bowen’s Situation at Westham United keenly as per reports from Football Insider.

The Reds won’t bid for him this winter but are making attempts of launching a bid for him next summer.

The 25-year-old Winger is Liverpool’s primary target while Leeds’ Raphinha and Villareal’s Danjuma are alternative options.

No decision made on Van de Beek’s future (Fabrizio Romano)

Nothing has been said concerning the future of Donny Van de Beek at Manchester United only that Manager Ralf Rangnick wants him to stay until the end of the season as per reports from Fabrizio Romano 

There has been no talks between the player’s representative and Borussia Dortmund and no decision has been taken concerning his loan move elsewhere.

Sule could stay put at Bayern amid Newcastle interest (Sport1)

Bayern Munich Defender Niklas Sule may still continue playing for the club beyond next summer amid interest from Newcastle United.

According to reports from Sport1, Sule will snub a move to england and stay in Germany with the bavarians.

Talks concerning a new contract for the 26-year-old have opened again increasing the possibility of him staying put.

Chelsea keen on signing Dest only on a loan deal (GiveMeSport)

Chelsea do not want to sign Barcelona’s Sergino Dest on a permanent deal this winter according to GiveMeSport.

The Spanish giants are looking for suitors who want to sign their players outrightly and it appears Chelsea won’t be one of those clubs.

Dest will have to hope another suitor come in for him inorder to leave Barcelona.

Westham wants Diallo; PSG value him for €25M (90min)

West Ham United are keen on securing the services of Paris Saint-Germain Midfielder Abdou Diallo according to reports from 90min

The frenchman are willing to listen to offers for him but they want to sell him outrightly instead of allowing him to leave on loan.

The Hammers have to put down a bid of around €25M to land their man during this transfer window.

City mulling over Real Madrid’s Vinicius (El Nacional)

Manchester City are mulling over replacing Ferran Torres who left for Barcelona with Vinicius Junior as per reports from El Nacional

The Manchester Club think investing a lot of money in Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior will yield good fruits in the future as he can still get better in the future.

Marlang Sarr won’t be going out on loan (Football London)

Chelsea are not thinking of allowing Marlang Sarr leave on loan this January as per reports from Football London.

The 22-year-old defender is said to be a subject of interest from two italian clubs and they have asked about his availability for a transfer.

However, the frenchman seems to be part of Tuchel’s plans going forward due to the amount of playing time he has gotten recently.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Man United vying for Brighton’s Lamptey (Daily Mail)

Manchester United are prioritizing a move for Brighton fullback Tariq Lamptey according to a report from the Daily Mail.

Rangnick wants to strengthen the rightback spot at Manchester United as he does not think Aaron Wan Bissaka or Diogo Dalot are up to the task.

The Seagulls could hold out for more than £40m for a player who they consider an important part of their set-up and it remains to be seen if the Red Devils will match their valuation.

Coman signs new Bayern contract until 2027

Kingsley Coman has finally committed his long term future to the Bavarians by signing a new contract today according to a tweet from FC Bayern’s official english account.

A tweet which read “#King2027”confirmed a contract has been agreed by both parties until 2027.

Juventus vying for Depay on a loan deal (Di Marzio)

Memphis Depay is a subject of interest from Juventus on a loan deal according to Gianluca Di Marzio 

The Dutchman is viewed as a temporary replacement for Federico Chiesa who is out for the rest of the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

La Blaugrana could consider offers for him as they have replacements for him in their ranks in Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres who has just being recently signed from Manchester City.

Ocampos to be offered new one year deal (Estadio Deportivo)

Lucas Ocampos is set to rewarded with a new one year contract for his efforts at Sevilla as per reports from Estadio Deportivo.

Even though the Winger’s contract expires in the summer of 2024, the Seville club are unfazed about the prospect of handing him another one year contract.

Sevilla consider the Argentine as an integral member of the squad.

AC Milan want florenzi permanently (Calciomercato)

AC Milan are close to acquiring Alessandro Florenzi from AS Roma on a permanent basis.

According to reports from Calciomercato, the Rossoneri are happy with his performances since when he came in on loan and they are now set to prioritize signing him permanently.

Should Milan want to trigger the option to buy him permanently, there is a €4.5m fee to be paid to Roma.

Umtiti wants loan exit from Barcelona (RMC Sport)

Despite just signing a new deal at Barcelona this week, Samuel Umtiti reportedly wants out at Barcelona this transfer window as per reports from RMC Sport.

Umtiti is keen on a loan move away from La Blaugrana to get his season back on track in view of having continuous gametime.

The 25-year-old central defender is not short of interest from teams in England, Spain and Italy.

Villa interested in Bissouma (Telegraph)

Aston Villa are looking to sign Brighton Midfielder Yves Bissouma as per reports from the Telegraph.

The Villians have already signed Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona and are closing in on a deal to sign Lucas Digne from Everton.

Although, Brighton may ask for a fee of around £40m from Villa for his signature.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Crystal palace in Nketiah talks with Arsenal (Times)

Crystal Palace have started talking to Arsenal concerning a move for Eddie Nketiah as per reports from the Times.

The England U21 international is reportedly unhappy at Arsenal over a lack of playing time and his situation as attracted interest from Germany previously.

His contract with Arsenal expires in June next summer.

Wijnaldum doesn’t want to rejoin Newcastle United (Football Insider)

Georginio Wijnaldum doesn’t want to rejoin Newcastle United as per reports from Football Insider.

The Dutchman has struggled to nail down a starting berth at Paris Saint-Germain since joining last year.

Although Wijnaldum doesn’t favour a move back to tyneside, a move to other premier league sides remain a possibility.

Sevilla drop interest in Martial (Marca)

Sevilla have been left frustrated in their attempts to sign Anthony Martial from Manchester United and are ready to move on from him as per reports from Marca.

The Seville based club still prioritize the signing of a striker this winter but it appears it won’t be from Manchester United anymore.

Spurs keen on summer move for Lingard (Football London )

Tottenham Hotspur are keen on the services of Manchester United wantaway star Jesse Lingard as per reports from Football London.

Spurs would be keen on striking a deal when his contract expires next summer and have already spoken to the Lingard’s representatives.

Westham United have also been linked to the 29-year-old England International.

Farke set to be named new manager of Russian club (Sky)

Daniel Farke is close to landing a new managerial job at FK Krasnodar as per reports from SkySports.

The German Tactician has been out of work since early November when he was fired by Norwich City over club’s poor performance.

The Russian club sit pretty in 5th place in the Russian Premier League.

Wood to undergo Newcastle medical (Telegraph)

According to reports from the Telegraph, Burnley Striker Chris Wood is set for a medical at Newcastle United.

It appears that both parties have agreed on a fee and a move is now close. He would become the second major signing of the Saudi-backed club following the acquisition of Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid.

Mancity’s youngster joins stoke on loan

Stoke City have confirmed the acquisition of Taylor Bellis from Manchester City according to a tweet from their official twitter website.

The Youngster and England U21 International joins the potters on loan until the end of the season.

Monday, January 10, 2022

Spurs considering Sensi swoop (90min)

Tottenham Hotspur are thinking about the possibility of signing Inter Milan Midfielder Stefano Sensi on a loan move as per reports from 90min.

Spurs may approach the Nerrazuri for the midfielder with the backing of their coach Antonio Conte who worked with them last term.

The Italian tactician wants the 26-year-old Italy International.

Coutinho has completed his Aston Villa Medical (AVFC)

Aston Villa Football Club have given an update concerning the imminent arrival to Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona.

The Club confirmed on their official twitter handle that he has successfully completed his medical and is currently in France to obtain a work permit.

No Zakaria bid from Manchester United (Fabrizio Romano)

A bid from Manchester United to Borussia Dortmund for Denis Zakaria has not materialized even though Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick likes his prospects as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

With many clubs looking to sign him in the summer as a free agent, the race for his signature is open.

Newcastle United hunting Reims striker (Sky, Fabrizio Romano)

Newcastle United are in the hunt for Hugo Ekitike of Reims who have scored eight ligue 1 goals this season as per reports from Lyall (SkySports) who broke the news.

The Magpies are among the many clubs interested in him but Reims are asking for €30m. There is no agreement yet between both clubs as of yet.

Balogun to join Middlesbrough on loan (Fabrizio Romano)

Middlesbrough will sign Folarin Balogun on loan from Arsenal with a medical expected later today along with an official confirmation of a deal as per reports from Fabrizio Romano.

Talks between those clubs for the players started five days and with Arsenal agreeing final details and clauses, the deal is now DONE.

Wood emerges a potential target for Newcastle United (telegraph)

Newcastle United are now looking at the possibility of signing Chris Wood from Burnley after it appears that he has a release clause in his contract.

According to telegraph football reporter Luke Edwards, the magpies have sounded him as a priority target and hope to sign him before this week runs out.

Arsenal to pay “what it takes” to land Fiorentina Forward (Mirror)

Arsenal will do whatever it takes to sign Dusan Vlahovic From Fiorentina as per reports from the Mirror.

The inform forward is the name of many clubs lips with reports linking to many european heavyweights.

However, Arsenal are now willing to pay what is required to land the profilic Serbian Striker from the Viola.