Month of January transfer window opens in a few days. The Premier League should once again be a hotbed of activity like Arsenal, chelsea and Tottenham are all vying for huge deals to boost their hopes for the second half of a turbulent campaign.
Arsenal have opened talks over Mykhaylo Mudryk as they look to win the race for the Shakhtar Donetsk winger. The Gunners can also push for a midfielder, such as Youri Tielemans or Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, while they have also been linked with a shockwoop for the Juventus striker. Dusan Vlahovic and a battle with Manchester United for Cody Gakpo.
Chelsea are set to sign their first contract in January with Molde striker David Fofana and were offered to both Joao Felix and Matheus Cunha by Atletico Madridwith Memphis Depay, Rafael Leao and Youssoufa Moukoko among their other options. Cristiano Ronaldo Rumor has it he could retire from the game completely, according to Patrice Evra. Tottenham are looking to beat Liverpool to a deal for Moroccan star Sofyan Amrabat. Follow all the latest transfer news, gossip and rumors live below!
Spurs are eyeing the Argentine keeper
Tottenham will consider a summer transfer offer for Emi Martinez.
The former Arsenal player played for Argentina at the World Cup after a move to Aston Villa in 2020.
Transfer reporter Dean Jones believes Spurs have Martinez on their radar as a long-term replacement for Hugo Lloris.
Arsenal and Man United will clash for Felix
The race to sign Joao Felix is now between Arsenal and Manchester United.
The Gunners want a replacement for the injured Gabriel Jesus, with United looking for Cristiano Ronaldo’s successor.
Spanish outlet AS say Atletico Madrid will only accept £86m (€100m) for the striker, who have warned Chelsea against making a bid.
Chelsea serious in offer for teenage striker
More on Youssoufa Moukoko, whom Chelsea are described as ‘seriously pushing’ to sign.
According to Sky Sport Germany journalist Florian Plettenberg, the German international striker would soon like a decision on his future.
Moukoko still up for grabs
Reports that Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool are targeting Youssoufa Moukoko is set to sign a new contract with Borussia Dortmund have been DENIED.
Patrick Williams, the teenager’s agent, told Sky Sports in Germany: “I can confirm that we are not about to agree a contract extension with Borussia Dortmund.
“A player like Youssoufa is interesting for all the best clubs in the world. Especially when he is free and has a future in the German national team.
Chelsea take on Real Madrid for new Brazilian starlet
After missing out on Endrick, Vitor Roque is the latest Brazilian wonderkid to hit Chelsea’s radar.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain have also scouted the 17-year-old striker, who has been compared to Neymar.
A fee of £86million is demanded for the Athletico Paranaense player with his contract running until 2027.
Cristiano Ronaldo could retire
Cristiano Ronaldo could quit football after being let go by Manchester United.
That’s the view of former team-mate Patrice Evra, who believes the end of Ronaldo’s World Cup dreams could spell the end of his career.
He told Sky Sports News: “Sometimes when you have all this criticism, and especially at the end of your career, you’re like, ‘Okay, I think it’s time to quit’. Especially when you are not starting XI with your national team, because Cristiano wanted to play and be fit.
“Winning the World Cup with his country was his dream. Now he doesn’t have that dream anymore. I won’t speak for Cristiano, but I won’t be surprised if he says ‘I’m going to retire’ because now everything Cristiano Ronaldo does – he’s a bad person, he’s a bad player no matter what.
“I wouldn’t be surprised if he decides to retire.”
Manchester City are keen on Bukayo Saka
While Bukayo Saka is one of the Premier League’s star players, the Arsenal striker saw his stock increase further during the World Cup.
As a result, 90 Min claims Manchester City are preparing a move for the Hale End academy graduate with a new deal in north London still just a possibility.
PSG hope to keep Lionel Messi
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has revealed the club are confident of keeping Lionel Messi.
The 35-year-old will see his contract in the French capital expire this summer and is heavily linked with a move to MLS side Inter Miami.
Messi is preparing for the World Cup final on Sunday, but PSG are hoping to extend his stay by at least another year.
Liverpool have dealt a blow to the transfer of Jude Bellingham
Liverpool may struggle to sign Jude Bellingham this summer due to finances, according to transfer insider Gianluca Di Marzio.
The Reds are heavily linked with a move for the England star, who will be sure to have suitors after impressing for England at the World Cup.
Still, with other more lucrative options, Di Marzio suggests Liverpool may struggle to match them.
“Also, Liverpool need a player like Bellingham, but the price tag makes it difficult to get a deal,” he said. footballnews.nl.
Tottenham advance to Sofyan Amrabat
Tottenham were keen on a move for Sofyan Amrabat in the January transfer window, although a move fell through when they signed Rodrigo Bentancur instead.
Now the Moroccan star has seen his stock soar after a string of impressive performances at the World Cup.
According to the Daily Mail, Spurs are ready to renew their interest in the Fiorentina midfielder amid links with Liverpool and Barcelona.