Hhello and welcome to this tuesday forward rumors Blog. the January transfer window fast approaching, with teams already having potential targets in mind, so we’ll bring you all the latest rumors and deals made.
Transfer rumors LIVE
This is the start of our forward rumors blog, with the most recent updates closest to the top.
19:00 GMT: The summary of Tuesday’s transfer activity and the rumors
Here’s a recap of the top transfer market rumors we covered on this Tuesday’s live blog:
- Ferran Torres‘ Transfer to Barcelona is confirmed by the Catalan club.
- Kylian Mbappé says he won’t leave PSG in the January transfer window.
- Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke would have said he would like to see Erling Haaland win a Champions League with real Madrid.
- Several players could leave Barcelona, with Philippe Coutinho linked to Arsenal and Samuel umtiti with Newcastle.
- Juventus are open to the idea of selling Matthijs de Ligt between 60 and 85 million euros, so that they can afford to sign Dusan Vlahovic.
- Tottenham in pole position in the signing race Franck Kessie when its AC Milan contract expires.
6.30 p.m. GMT: Mbappe rules out January move
Kylian Mbappé gave an interview to CNN in which he discussed his future and ruled out the possibility of leaving PSG in January. He said he would stay “100%” until the end of the season.
6:00 p.m. GMT: Tottenham in pole position to sign Kessie
Franck Kessiecontract to AC Milan expires this summer and several clubs are interested in signing it. According to L’Express, Tottenham lead the hunt, although Arsenal and Chelsea are ready to fight them until the signing of the midfielder.
17:10 GMT: Newcastle watch Lucas Digne
Lucas Digne could be about to get out of Everton and there are several clubs interested. Now, Newcastle United have been linked at the full-back, with the Saudi club to fight with Chelsea and Inter for the player.
3:30 p.m. GMT: Betis interested in Luiz Felipe
The real Betis would like to sign Lazio central defender Luiz Felipe in January, according to Fichajes.net, but given that he will be a free agent in six months, they are not ready to do everything to bring the Brazilian to Spain this winter.
2:30 p.m. GMT: United reject Sevilla’s martial offer
Manchester United having rejected Sevilleoffer to take Antoine Martial on a six-month loan without an option to buy, ESPN reporting that the English club want the Andalusian team to cover the French’s full salary. Seville offered to pay 50 percent.
2:00 p.m. GMT: Barcelona signs Ferran Torres
Barcelona have finished signing Ferran Torres from Manchester city for 55 million euros plus 10 million euros in supplements. Read more HERE.
13:30 GMT: Newcastle turn down Dele Alli
Newcastle United had the chance to sign Dele Alli from Tottenham Hotspur, according to Football Insider, but they have no plans to bring him to St James’ Park.
13:00 GMT: Seville makes an offer for Martial
Seville are determined to sign Antoine Martial from Manchester United in January, and Sky Sports say the Andalusian club made a six-month loan offer with no option to buy. They are willing to pay half of his salary, which would amount to one million euros per month.
12:30 GMT: Sarri wants Hudson-Odoi at Lazio
Maurizio Sarri given Callum Hudson-Odoi his beginnings at Chelsea, but now the Italian is hoping to find the England winger by bringing him to Lazio on loan with option to purchase.
12:00 GMT: Juventus want Pogba back
Several outlets in Italy report that Juventus want to bring Manchester United Midfielder Paul pogba back at the club for a free transfer next summer, as his contract at Old Trafford is due to expire on June 30. First, the Bianconeri we should move on Aaron ramsey and Arthur melo to free up room in terms of wages.
11:30 GMT: Juventus could sell De Ligt to raise funds for Vlahovic
Juventus are open to the idea of selling Matthijs de Ligt between 60 and 85 million euros, according to La Repubblica, so that they can put that money to try to sign Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic.
11:00 GMT: Bayern interested in Raphinha
Bayern Munich are ready to join the race to sign Leeds united winger Raphinha, said the Sun, Liverpool also being keen on the Brazilian. Leeds paid £ 20million to sign Raphinha in the summer of 2020 and is said to be seeking to receive fees of £ 60million.
10:30 GMT: Dybala contract offer
Paulo dybalacontract to Juventus is due to expire next summer, but La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that if the Bianconeri had initially offered him a new five-year contract, they will reduce the duration of the contract offer to three years.
10:00 GMT: Juventus keen on Scamacca
Juventus contacted Sassuolo about the signature of an attacker Gianluca Scamaca, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. the Bianconeri are prepared to pay between 30 and 35 million euros, but they wish to defer the payment if possible. Sassuolo, meanwhile, have set a price of 40 million euros.
09:30 GMT: Arteta wants Coutinho at Arsenal
Philippe Coutinhorepresentatives traveled to London to discuss his possible move from Barcelona at Arsenal, says the Daily Star, which also reports that Mikel arteta gave the green light for the movement to happen.
09:00 GMT: Newcastle eyeing Umtiti
Newcastle United are ready to bid 14.3 million euros to sign Barcelona central defender Samuel umtiti, according to the Sun.
08:30 GMT: How Barcelona can register Ferran
Barcelona have almost everything in place for them to sign Manchester city cheeky Ferran Torres for an initial amount of € 55million, which could reach € 65million with the add-ons, but they couldn’t get him into LaLiga Santander just yet.
Barcelonathe payroll of the is currently at 85% of what they bring in and it must be at 70%, while the money that has been released by Sergio Aguerothe retirement will be used to register Dani Alves.
As El Chiringuito’s Dario Montero reports, the Blaugrana could work around this problem by renewing Sergi Roberto and Ousmane Dembele on less lucrative deals, as well as seeing at least three players leave, which could be Samuel umtiti, Philippe Coutinho, Luuk de Jong, Yusuf Demir and or Sergino Dest.
08:00 GMT: Dortmund boss on Haaland at Real Madrid
Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke previously admitted that real Madrid are interested in signing Erling Haaland, and he’s now out to say he hopes the Norwegian striker wins a Champions League trophy at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
“I would like to see Haaland win a Champions League with real Madrid, ” Watzke is quoted by El Chiringuito.