Football transfer rumours: Onana out and Arnautovic in at Everton?

<span>Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA</span>
Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Leeds want to add to their American brigade at Elland Road. Their head coach, Jesse Marsch, already has compatriots Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams on his roster, but is hoping he can lure Weston McKennie. The club have made a £24.6m bid for the Juventus midfielder, but the Italians are hoping for another £6m if they are to send McKennie on his way to the Premier League.

The arrival of Arnaut Danjuma at Spurs could mean the end of the road for Bryan Gil. The Spanish winger has shown glimpses of his quality in the Premier League recently but looks unlikely to be a regular. La Liga clubs are said to be circling. It might not be the only knock-on exit at Tottenham, with Djed Spence being allowed to leave on loan because Pedro Porro looks set to join from Sporting.

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Another right-back with options to consider is Brighton’s Tariq Lamptey, who could be targeted by Sporting. He has struggled to find a place in the team under Roberto De Zerbi. Lyon are supposedly one club tracking the Ghanaian international.

One player who could arrive at the Amex is Mykola Matviyenko after Brighton made an improved bid for the Ukrainian centre-back of £14m, but Shakhtar Donetsk are holding out for £20m. The defender previously played under De Zerbi in Ukraine, which could help seal the deal.

Newcastle fear being priced out of the market for Everton’s Anthony Gordon, forcing them to turn their attentions to the Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech. The Moroccan, however, could end up at Goodison Park as a replacement for Gordon who is destined for the Everton exit door. It’s just one big merry-go-round.

In what feels like Chelsea’s very own transfer window, the latest player on their radar is Amadou Onana of Everton, because a deal for Benfica’s Enzo Fernández looks a long way off and one for Brighton’s Moisés Caicedo looks at non-starter at this stage.

If Everton are to appease fans with a big-name signing while everything else falls apart around them, then there is only one man for the job: Marko Arnautovic. The Bologna striker was weirdly considered by Manchester United last summer but could finally be on the move back to England.

Plenty of clubs are looking at Manchester City full-back João Cancelo, who is a little irked by his recent lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola. Milan are keeping an eye on the Portuguese defender in case he is available in the summer.

Nathan Jones has returned to former club Luton to snap up right-back James Bree for Southampton. The two clubs have agreed a fee for the defender, who previously had a spell with Aston Villa.

And Nottingham Forest are aiming to add to their midfield ranks with Internazionale’s Italy international Roberto Gagliardini. The player’s contract expires in the summer and it looks highly unlikely he will be offered new terms, allowing Forest to potentially get a January deal.