Mykhaylo Mudryk stays Arsenal’s precedence goal with talks ongoing over the Shakhtar Donetsk winger’s future – and the Gunners have been tipped to agree a payment beneath his £86million price ticket. They’ve additionally been linked with Argentina star Enzo Fernandez, although look to have misplaced out within the race for Atletico Madrid striker Matheus Cunha. Cristiano Ronaldo, in the meantime, is reportedly able to signal an enormous contract with Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia.
Chelsea have decided on their pursuit of Rafael Leao whereas Juventus’ Weston McKennie is being eyed as much as exchange N’Golo Kante, who desires to affix Barcelona on a free switch. Dusan Vlahovic and Josko Gvardiol are different targets, after offers for Christopher Nkunku and David Fofana superior. Spurs, in the meantime, are monitoring Alessandro Bastoni in addition to Sofyan Amrabat. Observe the most recent switch information, rumours and gossip LIVE beneath!
Blues in for Juventus pair
Chelsea are reportedly eager on strikes for Serie A duo Weston McKennie and Dusan Vlahovic.
In response to CalcioMercato, Graham Potter is pushing for the signing of McKennie, who would possible price within the area of €30m, as he begins getting ready for all times with out N’Golo Kante and Jorginho.
Vlahovic, in the meantime, continues to be linked with a transfer away from Juventus, simply 12 months after becoming a member of the membership.
Martinez ‘aiming high’ after World Cup success
Solely a “few teams” can afford Emi Martinez, in response to the goalkeeper’s agent
The Argentinian shone as his nation lifted the World Cup in Qatar, taking part in an important position within the shootout win over France within the ultimate.
Two years on from leaving Arsenal to affix Aston Villa, Gustavo Goni has mentioned Martinez’s need to play on the highest stage when requested a few doable transfer to Italy.
“Today there are few teams that can afford a goalkeeper like him,” Goni informed tuttomercatoweb.
“But Serie A, well, why not? He is clearly aiming high, for the Champions League.”
Chelsea rejected after Garnacho method
Chelsea have enquired over a shock transfer for Manchester United’s Alejandro Garnacho.
The 18-year-old was in flying kind for Erik ten Hag’s facet earlier than the World Cup break, scoring a late winner in opposition to Fulham and offering two assists in opposition to Aston Villa.
Chelsea journalist Simon Phillips has claimed that the Blues have been serious about a possible switch and contacted the participant’s representatives, however have been informed he would favor to signal a brand new deal at United or a transfer overseas.
Isco set to grow to be free agent
Isco solely joined Sevilla in August, however 4 months into his deal he appears to be like set to depart the membership.
Fabrizio Romano stories that each events are working to terminate the contract and go away the Spaniard as a free agent, regardless of his deal working by way of to 2024.
It stays to be seen what’s subsequent for the 30-year-old, who left Actual Madrid in the summertime.
Man United informed Costa value
Manchester United stay in talks over a brand new deal for David de Gea, after opting once more triggering an extension, and will flip their consideration to a substitute.
Porto’s Diogo Costa has been put ahead as one potential possibility, after his involvement on the World Cup with Portugal, however he is not going to come low-cost.
Correio da Manha report that Porto will refuse to promote in January, whereas any transfer in the summertime would solely happen if United paid his £65m launch clause.
Arsenal make Fernandez contact
Enzo Fernandez continues to draw curiosity from throughout Europe, after selecting up the Younger Participant of the Event award on the World Cup.
The Argentina midfielder has since been linked with a transfer to Liverpool, however O Jogo report that Arsenal have additionally made contact with the 21-year-old’s agent over a doable transfer.
Benfica are believed to be reluctant to half methods with Fernandez, and the variety of golf equipment protecting tabs on the state of affairs signifies that they are going to be capable of demand an enormous payment.
Gvardiol may keep at Leipzig
RB Leipzig are more and more assured of holding onto Josko Gvardiol subsequent summer time.
That’s in response to Sky Germany, with it claimed that the Bundesliga facet have a good likelihood of protecting the defender.
It’s reported that Gvardiol, who shone on the World Cup for Croatia, has a launch clause of about €110m that turns into lively in 2024.
Chelsea have been strongly linked with the centre-back, however it appears to be like like they face a combat to carry him to west London with Leipzig eager to carry out till 2024.
No Mudryk bid but from Arsenal
Shakhtar Donetsk deputy sporting director Carlo Nicolini has insisted no bids have but been acquired for Mykhailo Mudryk.
The 21-year-old continues to be linked with a transfer to Arsenal, one he’s eager on himself, however Shakhtar anticipate the winger to affix up with the squad in opposition to after Christmas.
“Mudryk has received the message, like other players, to show up for Antalya training camp on January 9th”, Nicoloni informed Calciomercato.
“There is interest from Arsenal for him, but we’ve not received official bids.”
Martinelli closing in on new contract
Gabriel Martinelli is reportedly near signing a brand new contract at Arsenal.
Sport report that whereas Barcelona are eager on the Brazilian and have been protecting tabs on the state of affairs, Martinelli is completely satisfied at Arsenal and is comfy with the path Mikel Arteta is taking the staff.
It’s claimed the brand new deal will tie him down till 2027.
Pardew denied Ferdinand dream transfer
Anton Ferdinand has claimed Barcelona as soon as made a bid to signal him.
Again in 2006, the defender was taking part in for West Ham however discovered supervisor Alan Pardew between him and a dream transfer to Spain.
“They – Barcelona – made an inquiry, but the club said no,” Ferdinand informed talkSPORT.
“It was on Spanish Football [on Sky Sports], there was a big segment on the show talking about it. Barcelona were interested, they enquired, but it just never materialised.
“[Pardew] wouldn’t allow anything.”