Transfer news LIVE! Arsenal in talks with Mudryk alternative; Chelsea told Caicedo price; Trossard to Spurs

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Transfer news LIVE!

Arsenal have made Declan Rice their top transfer target. It comes after another January transfer window battle with one of their biggest rivals as they face down Tottenham for Leandro Trossard. Having already been beaten by Chelsea to Mykhaylo Mudryk, the Gunners remain intent on landing a new attacker this month and also like Facundo Torres.

Dusan Vlahovic is also on their radar but Juventus want £89million for the Serbian striker. Another expensive option could be Barcelona winger Raphinha while teammate Ferran Torres has also been eyed by Mikel Arteta. Over the road in north London, Spurs continue to hold talks over a deal for Pedro Porro.

Chelsea also want to revamp their flanks with a potential sixth signing in Denzel Dumfries. Standard Sport understand a wing-back is a priority for Graham Potter’s side, plus a new midfielder and forward. Moises Caicedo of Brighton is a £75m target while contact has been made over Marcus Thuram and Noni Madueke. Follow all of the latest news, gossip and rumours below!

Latest transfer news and rumours

  • Arsenal make Rice their top target

  • Tottenham have doubts over Conte

  • Chelsea told Caicedo price

  • Torres confirms Arsenal talks

  • Spurs battle for Trossard

  • Chelsea eye Dumfries to continue spending

Rashford to sign new contract

22:47 , Alex Young

Manchester United are confident of agreeing a new contract with Marcus Rashford.

Manchester Evening News report that Rashford is in line for a bump on his £200,000-a-week wages, though is unlikely to match Casemiro's £300,000-a-week pay. David de Gea remains the club’s top earner.

Rashford's current contract runs until 2024, thanks to the club triggering a one-year extension, but talks over fresh terms are progressing well.

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Man United make move to sign Tielemans

22:32 , Alex Young

It’s hard to believe Youri Tielemans is still at Leicester City.

Out of contract in the summer, the Belgian is constantly linked with a move away from the club.

Standard Sport understands Arsenal are keen to sign him, although they could wait until the summer when the former Monaca star is out of contract.

Still, according to the Daily Express, Manchester United are eyeing a move to sign Tielemans.

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Spurs hopeful of Porro breakthrough

22:01 , Alex Young

Tottenham are hopeful of making a breakthrough in talks to sign Pedro Porro from Sporting.

That's according to 90min.com, who claim that Spurs are willing to meet the right-back's £39million release clause but only if they are allowed to pay in installments.

That's not how release clauses work, but the report claims there are figures at the club who are open to the structure of the deal. Head coach Ruben Amorim is not among them.

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Done deal!

21:37 , Alex Young

Nottingham Forest have confirmed the signing of Danilo.

He has signed a six-and-a-half-year deal to become their 2943rd signing (there or thereabouts) of the season.

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Chelsea told Caicedo price

21:15 , Alex Young

Chelsea are 'actively exploring' a deal to sign Moises Caicedo, reports CBS Sports.

The Ecuador international is keen on a reunion with Graham Potter at Stamford Bridge, but Brighton will demand at least £75million to sell one of their star players this month.

The 21-year-old has two-and-a-half years to run on his current contract, being Brighton are under no pressure to sell.

Brighton chief executive Paul Barber said today: "I'm pleased to say we haven't had any [bids].

"Maybe they haven't got my email because I haven't seen any. I'm not sure £42million will even include the boots now, maybe just the laces. But joking aside, every player's value is ultimately determined by the market."

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Torres confirms Arsenal talks

21:03 , Alex Young

Arsenal target Facundo Torres has confirmed the Gunners made contract over a transfer as he awaits further talks.

As reported by Standard Sport in November, Torres has been of interest at the Emirates Stadium ahead of the current transfer window after being identified by famed South American talent scout Toni Lima.

Torres, who played and scored against Arsenal in a pre-season friendly over the summer, has been touted for a possible move to the Premier League after the Gunners missed out to Chelsea for top target Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The 22-year-old Orlando City star says Arsenal made an approach ahead of the World Cup and is now expecting fresh contact soon.

Read more here!

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Spurs have doubts over Conte

20:21 , Alex Young

Tottenham's desire for manager Antonio Conte to extend his contract his diminished, reports the Mail, further raising the likelihood of a departure.

Conte has repeatedly insisted Spurs must match his ambition, but senior figures at the club are querying that stance after just three of the previous nine Premier League matches.

Conte’s existing deal expires in the summer, though the club have the option of extending by 12 months. Former manager Mauricio Pochettino and ex-Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel have been touted as possible successors.

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Arsenal back in for Vlahovic

19:44 , Alex Young

Talking of Arsenal, Dusan Vlahovic is back on their radar after missing out on Mykhaylo Mudryk.

La Stampa claim the Juventus striker despite his recent injury issues with £89m required to convince the Turin side to sell up, having beaten the Gunners to Vlahovic a year ago.

Leandro Trossard, Ferran Torres and Raphinha are also interesting Arsenal.

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Dortmund set Moukoko a deadline

19:13 , Alex Young

Borussia Dortmund have told young star Youssoufa Moukoko that he has a week to commit to a new contract or the club will sell.

The 18-year-old's current deal is up in the summer, and both Newcastle and Chelsea are interested. The Magpies have spoken to the player ahead of a free transfer in the summer.

Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl has confirmed the strker has been sent a "very attractive offer" and wanted an answer before Dortmund play Augsburg on Sunday.

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Arsenal favourites to sign Rice

18:22 , Alex Young

Arsenal are working on a deal to sign Declan Rice after moving ahead of both Manchester United and Man City in the race to sign the West Ham talisman.

Mikel Arteta’s Premier League leaders have long been admirers of the 24-year-old and made their interest first known during the World Cup in Qatar.

The Gunners have made Rice a major target for the summer and believe he can help take the club to the next level. Any deal is expected to cost between £80-100million, smashing the club’s transfer record.

Chelsea have been previously linked, but their interest is understood to have cooled.

Read more here!

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Hudson-Odoi nears Chelsea exit

17:57 , Marc Mayo

Callum Hudson-Odoi could be allowed to leave Chelsea for a cut-price fee in the summer.

When he returns from a loan spell at Bayer Leverkusen, the winger will have just 12 months left on his contract in the capital.

The Athletic report on Chelsea having to accept Hudson-Odoi’s decision, if he decides to leave for regular football.

Spurs offered loanee winger

17:41 , Marc Mayo

Tottenham have been offered the chance to sign Arnaut Danjuma.

Villarreal want only a £2.5m fee to let the winger leave on loan this month, with a £27m purchase clause.

Revelo claim the player’s agent is in England to find a new club for Danjuma, who has caught West Ham and Everton’s eye.

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Arsenal make Rice their top target

17:26 , Marc Mayo

Declan Rice will be Arsenal’s top summer transfer target.

That is according to The Times, who say West Ham will have to sell the midfielder at the end of the season for around £80m as he enters the final year of his contract.

Manchester United and Chelsea are set to also bid for Rice.

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Chelsea shock striker bid rejected

17:19 , Marc Mayo

Chelsea failed in a shock bid to sign Michail Antonio.

The Guardian claim the Blues enquired for the striker after Armando Broja’s season ended early through injury.

West Ham rejected the offer, although Antonio could still leave on a permanent transfer to Wolves.

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Expensive Osimhen could push for transfer

16:54 , Marc Mayo

Victor Osimhen has been slapped with a £125m price tag by Napoli.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle are all monitoring the Nigerian hotshot, who has led the Partenopei to the top of Serie A.

The player has reportedly told his entourage to hold off on any transfer talk until June though, when he will seek a big pay rise at Napoli and ask to leave if denied.

Caicedo also on Chelsea shortlist

16:25 , Marc Mayo

Chelsea will have to pay £75m for Moises Caicedo.

The midfielder is seen as a top target after they missed out on Enzo Fernandez earlier in the transfer window and they are willing to fork out £65m.

But CBS Sports claim the Seagulls want an even bigger fee after selling Marc Cucurella to the west Londoners last year.

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New name for Arsenal’s striker search

15:58 , Marc Mayo

A new name has entered Arsenal’s radar in their search for attackers: Luiz Henrique.

The Real Betis star has caught the Gunners’ attention along with Manchester United, according to ABC Sevilla.

Scouts are taking in the 22-year-old’s displays with a summer move thought to be most likely.

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Chelsea eye Dumfries to continue spending

15:42 , Marc Mayo

Chelsea want two MORE signings in January.

A right-back, midfielder and forward are all on the Blues’ agenda, Standard Sport understand.

Denzel Dumfries, rated at £50m, is an option on the flanks with Marcus Thuram and Noni Madueke wanted up front.

But… fitting them all into Graham Potter’s Champions League squad would prove very tricky indeed.

Read the full story!

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Tottenham battle Arsenal for Trossard

15:31 , Marc Mayo

Brighton have rejected a £12m offer from Tottenham for Leandro Trossard.

A second bid is expected, according to The Athletic, as Arsenal consider moving for the winger.

Standard Sport reported today that the Gunners have been offered the opportunity to bid for the Belgian after he fell out of favour with Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi.

Trossard’s contract expires in just 18 months’ time.

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Jose Mourinho addresses ‘limitless’ Chelsea money after Mudryk signing

15:11 , Jonathan Gorrie

Jose Mourinho joked Roma simply could not afford to spend like former club Chelsea.

The signing of Mykhaylo Mudryk has taken the Blues’ spending since May’s takeover above the £400m mark, even before the imminent summer arrival of RB Leipzig and France forward Christopher Nknunku.

Mudryk has signed an eight-year deal in west London after a move worth around £89m as the Boehly-Clearlake Capital regime continue to invest.

Read the full story here!

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Raphinha sends message on future after Edu and Arsenal make contact

14:48 , Jonathan Gorrie

Barcelona forward Raphinha has indicated his desire to stay at the club amid interest from Arsenal.

Standard Sport understands sporting director Edu Gaspar has made contact with player’s agent – former Chelsea, Barca and Portugal midfielder Deco – as the Gunners hunt for alternatives to Mykhaylo Mudryk.

Despite making two bids for the winger, Chelsea hijacked a move and signed Mudryk on an eight-year contract.

Read the full story here!

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Aston Villa confirm signing

13:51 , Jonathan Gorrie

Unai Emery continues to strengthen at Villa Park!

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Arsenal boost in Raphinha and Torres links

13:03 , Marc Mayo

Barcelona ARE willing to listen to offers for Raphinha and Ferran Torres.

Sport report on the duo being available having not hit the required heights at the Camp Nou, amid interest from Arsenal.

Yesterday it was claimed that an £89m bid would be needed for Raphinha, who is thought to not want to leave Barcelona yet.

Another touted Arsenal target, Eric Garcia, is also up for sale.

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Chelsea target handed ultimatum

12:43 , Marc Mayo

Chelsea target Youssoufa Moukoko has been told to sign a “very attractive” offer to stay at Borussia Dortmund this month or leave for free in the summer.

Barcelona and Newcastle are also tracking the young striker, who may not be needed in west London after Chelsea agreed to sign Christopher Nkunku.

Dortmund chief Sebastian Kehl told Kicker: “Youssoufa can accept this offer now and commit to Borussia Dortmund, or be one of those who will leave at the end of the season.

“I wish he would choose us because he hasn't completed his development yet and I see huge potential in him. But as clubs there are [financial] limits.”

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Arsenal identify new striker target

12:27 , Marc Mayo

Dusan Vlahovic is back on Arsenal’s radar after missing out on Mykhaylo Mudryk.

La Stampa claim the Juventus striker despite his recent injury issues with £89m required to convince the Turin side to sell up, having beaten the Gunners to Vlahovic a year ago.

Leandro Trossard, Ferran Torres and Raphinha are also interesting Arsenal.

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How Chelsea ‘outflanked’ Arsenal to sign Mudryk from under their noses

12:00 , Jonathan Gorrie

On Saturday morning, it looked like Mykhaylo Mudryk was joining Arsenal. A little over 24 hours later, he was being unveiled at Stamford Bridge, after Chelsea pulled off an audacious transfer move to outflank the Gunners and sign the Ukraine winger for £88.5million.

Mudryk was confirmed as a Chelsea player in the 22nd minute of their win over Crystal Palace and introduced to the crowd at half-time.

Chelsea hijacked the Arsenal deal after coming through the backdoor and reaching a swift agreement with both the 22-year-old and Shakhtar Donetsk over the weekend.

Read the full story here!

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Arsenal offered Leandro Trossard deal as Tottenham target emerges as Mykhaylo Mudryk alternative

11:41 , Jonathan Gorrie

Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Brighton’s Leandro Trossard as they consider alternatives to Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The Gunners missed out on their top transfer target Mudryk after Chelsea hijacked their move to sign the Ukraine international with a deal worth £88.5million.

Arsenal still want to sign a wide forward this month to strengthen their title push and they have enquired about Barcelona’s Raphinha, but it is thought the winger wants to stay at the Camp Nou.

Read the full story here!

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Manchester United make move to sign Youri Tielemans

11:08 , Jonathan Gorrie

It’s hard to believe Youri Tielemans is still at Leicester City.

Out of contract in the summer, the Belgian is constantly linked with a move away from the club.

Standard Sport understands Arsenal are keen to sign him, although they could wait until the summer when the former Monaca star is out of contract.

Still, according to the Daily Express, Manchester United are eyeing a move to sign Tielemans.

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Conte told he ‘can’t complain’ at Tottenham after spending over £170m

10:56 , Jonathan Gorrie

Jamie Redknapp insists Antonio Conte “can’t complain” at Tottenham after spending over £170m since May.

The Italian saw his side easily beaten by bitter rivals Arsenal at home on Sunday, underling a dramatic turnaround in fortunes since their meeting eight months ago.

Spurs pipped the Gunners to the final Champions League spot last season, thanks in large part to a 3-0 win over Mikel Arteta’s side at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium towards the end of the campaign.

Read the full story here!

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Chelsea told to make move to sign Harry Kane

10:52 , Jonathan Gorrie

Chelsea, seemingly always on the lookout for more new signings at the moment, have been told to move for Tottenham star Harry Kane by Glen Johnson.

The England captain has entered the final 12 months of his contract in north London and, with Spurs struggling, Kane’s long-term future has been called into question.

Speaking to Betfred, Johnson said: “I think pretty much any team would benefit from signing him. Who needs him most right now? Probably Chelsea. Making a move from Tottenham to Chelsea is a big call but I can’t really see him ending up there if I’m being honest.

“Let’s face it, if he stays at Tottenham then he’s not winning anything and it would be a shame for a player of his ability to have a career where he doesn’t win anything.

“He’s a legend at Tottenham, so would he want to ruin his status by moving to another team in London? I’m not sure. It would probably be easier for him to move to a club outside of London.”

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Manchester United race ahead of Chelsea in Denzel Dumfries race

10:48 , Jonathan Gorrie

Denzel Dumfries is seemingly constantly linked with a move to the Premier League.

The Inter Milan star always features rather heavily in all manner of gossip columns and that is no different this year. Indeed, according to TMW, Manchester United have now moved ahead of Chelsea in the race to sign the Dutchman.

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West Ham launch £25m move for Moffi as David Moyes clings on for now

09:47 , Jonathan Gorrie

West Ham have made a bid worth up to £25million for Lorient forward Terem Moffi, as David Moyes battles to save his job, writes Malik Ouzia.

The Hammers find themselves in the relegation zone at the midway stage of the season following’s Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Wolves - a sixth in seven League games either side of the World Cup.

The club’s hierarchy have so far been strong in backing their manager and Moyes is expected to remain in charge for next weekend’s crucial home meeting with fellow strugglers Everton, where Frank Lampard’s position as manager appears even more precarious.

Read the full story here!

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David Moyes under pressure at West Ham?

09:27 , Jonathan Gorrie

After spending over £150m during the summer, much more was expected of West Ham.

While we remain at a deceptively early point of the season, the Hammers are involved in a relegation battle as things stand.

As a result, the Daily Telegraph claim the club are considering the likes of Nuno Espirito Santo and Rafa Benitez as potential short-term replacements.

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Christopher Nkunku to Chelsea confirmed!

09:04 , Jonathan Gorrie

RB Leipzig director Max Eberl has now CONFIRMED Chelsea will sign Christopher Nkunku this summer.

The French forward had been widely expected to move to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season anyway but the German club have confirmed it is “clear” the Blues will land yet another huge signing.

Speaking to BILD, Eberl said: “The signs are very, very clear that he’s moving to Chelsea.”

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Crystal Palace launch fresh bid to sign Conor Gallagher

08:36 , Jonathan Gorrie

Despite an excellent loan at Crystal Palace last season, Conor Gallagher is struggling for form.

While the midfielder can hardly be blamed for the Blues’ many problems this season, Gallagher is barely getting a kick and all the progress he made last season is at risk of going to waste.

According to Caught Offside, however, Palace are ready to offer him a lifeline.

They claim the Eagles will launch a move to sign Gallagher again between now and the end of the month.

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Scott McTominay to stay at Manchester United

08:14 , Jonathan Gorrie

The arrival of Casemiro at Manchester United has seen Scott McTominay fall down the pecking order somewhat.

So much so, in fact, that the Scotland international has been linked with a move to Newcastle.

Still, according to Fabrizio Romano, there is little chance United will allow him to leave at this stage as Erik ten Hag plots a shock title challenge.

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Arsenal offered Tottenham target Leandro Trossard

07:58 , Jonathan Gorrie

Leandro Trossard has made it pretty clear he’d like to leave Brighton this month after a public fall-out with manager Roberto De Zerbi.

The Belgian was left out of their huge win over Liverpool over the course of the weekend and his agent has hit out at the Seagulls chief.

One of the Premier League’s form players before the World Cup, the attacker is of interest to Tottenham.

Still, according to the Independent, Trossard has been offered to Arsenal as they plot moves for signings in attacking areas.

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Raheem Sterling to leave Chelsea?

07:52 , Jonathan Gorrie

It’d be fair to say Raheem Sterling hasn’t proved to be much of a roaring success at Chelsea this season.

Whether that is totally down to him of course is up for debate but the England international has certainly formed part of a wider malaise.

So much so that, according to Football Insider, the Blues could be willing to accept offer for Sterling already.

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Tottenham to hold Pedro Porro transfer talks

07:32 , Jonathan Gorrie

Tottenham will meet with Sporting Lisbon this week to try and strike a deal for Pedro Porro.

The Portuguese club continue to insist they will only sell if the €45m releause clause is paid in full, but Ben Jacobs reports that Spurs still want to see if they can get the full-back for a cheaper price.

It’s claimed that Porro is keen on the move, and Tottenham remain hopeful they will not have to pay the full amount.

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Chelsea to spend £100m more after Mudryk signing

07:31 , Jonathan Gorrie

With Mykhaylo Mudryk now through the door, you could be forgiven in thinking that Chelsea are ready to slow down somewhat.

Having spent close to £400m now since May’s takeover, it’s difficult to see how the Blues fit any more new signings in.

Still, according to Football Insider, the Boehly-Clearlake Capital regime are ready to spend £100m MORE during what remains of this month’s transfer window.

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Arsenal want Raphinha AND Ferran Torres

07:28 , Jonathan Gorrie

After losing out on their top target, Arsenal are seemingly scrambling.

It’s pretty clear Mikel Arteta is hell-bent on bringing a wide forward into his ranks between now and the end of the season and attentions have reportedly turned to Barcelona.

Raphinha is a target but, according to 90 Min, the Gunners also want to sign Ferran Torres.

The former Manchester City forward could also arrive as part of a huge double swoop.

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Arteta gives transfer update

Sunday 15 January 2023 21:20 , Matt Verri

Mikel Arteta has confirmed the club are still looking to be active in the transfer market.

The Gunners missed out on Mudryk and are now turning their attentions elsewhere as they look to strengthen in forward areas.

“The window is open, we’ll try to improve the team,” Arteta told Sky Sports after Arsenal’s win over Tottenham.

“There are always a few parties involved. The club is willing, they have my support, I have their support, and we will try to do it together.”

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Spurs set for Porro talks

Sunday 15 January 2023 20:50 , Matt Verri

Tottenham will meet with Sporting Lisbon this week to try and strike a deal for Pedro Porro.

The Portuguese club continue to insist they will only sell if the €45m releause clause is paid in full, but Ben Jacobs reports that Spurs still want to see if they can get the full-back for a cheaper price.

It’s claimed that Porro is keen on the move, and Tottenham remain hopeful they will not have to pay the full amount.

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Potter: Fans will really like Mudryk

Sunday 15 January 2023 20:25 , Matt Verri

Graham Potter has backed Mykhaylo Mudryk to have a big future at Chelsea, and joked he hopes to remain at Stamford Bridge for the duration of his eight-and-a-half-year contract.

Mudryk was unveiled at Stamford Bridge during Sunday’s 1-0 win over Crystal Palace after finalising his £89million transfer from Shakhtar Donetsk.

Potter said: “He’s a player with a big future, exciting, one vs one, he’s very direct, he attacks the back-line, can go into wide areas but also affects the goal. A really exciting player and I think our supporters will really like him.”

Remarkably, Chelsea have signed Mudryk on a deal until 2031 as they look to spread their costs throughout the contract.

“I’m the head coach and, as you know, I’ve had enough to worry about before thinking about contract lengths,” said Potter.

“I’ll leave that to the club and what’s right for the club. I’ll try to support as best I can. I’m looking forward to working with him. If I’m here for the remainder of his contract, then we’ll all be happy!”

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West Ham in for Moff

Sunday 15 January 2023 20:04 , Matt Verri

West Ham have reportedly made a £25m bid for Lorient striker Terem Moff.

Foot Mercato claim that the Hammers have offered £20m up front with a further £5m in add-ons, as they look to strengthen in forward areas.

Despite a summer of big spending, West Ham are in the relegation zone and have scored just 15 goals in 19 Premier League matches this season.

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Arteta: Arsenal will have discipline

Sunday 15 January 2023 19:24 , Matt Verri

Mikel Arteta insisted Arsenal will keep their “discipline” in the transfer market after missing out on Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The Ukrainian winger was unveiled at Stamford Bridge earlier on Sunday after Chelsea sealed an £89m deal, with Mudryk signing an eight-and-a-half year contract with the Blues after they reached an agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk.

Mudryk was Arsenal’s top target and the Gunners had been involved in lengthy negotiations with Shakhtar, seemingly closing in on a deal before Chelsea swooped to hijack the deal over the weekend.

“I’m very proud to have the players that we have,” Arteta told Sky Sports when asked about Chelsea signing Mudryk.

“We always want to improve the squad. The club is the first one that is trying to do everything we can to improve the players.

“But I think as well we have to have some discipline. We have to be very consistent in the targets that we want but also in what we are able to do in each moment.”

Read his full comments here

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Raphinha rejects Arsenal

Sunday 15 January 2023 18:44 , Marc Mayo

Arsenal target Raphinha does NOT want to leave Barcelona in January.

The Barcelona winger’s entourage have told Mundo Deportivo that he wants to stay at the Camp Nou having earned his dream move last summer.

Of course, should the club desire a sale, things could change… after all, Mykhaylo Mudryk ‘wanted’ to join Arsenal!

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Fred and Maguire to be put up for sale

Sunday 15 January 2023 18:20 , Marc Mayo

Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United overhaul will continue with SEVEN big-name exits in the summer.

Fred, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Scott McTominay are some surprise names on the list.

They are joined by Harry Maguire, Phil Jones, Facundo Pellistri and Donny van de Beek as Ten Hag targets a top-level striker and attacking midfielder signing.

Harry Kane is reportedly one name on United’s wish list…

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Raphinha dropped by Barcelona

Sunday 15 January 2023 18:00 , Marc Mayo

Amid talk of Arsenal wanting to sign Raphinha, he has been left on the bench in tonight’s Supercopa de Espana final versus Real Madrid...

You can follow that game LIVE here!

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Spurs in Porro talks

Sunday 15 January 2023 17:35 , Marc Mayo

Tottenham want to pay just £27m for Pedro Porro.

The Mirror report on the offer of a loan player heading to Sporting CP in exchange for the wing-back.

Porro’s club are keen to land £40m ahead of talks with Fabio Paratici.

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Chelsea tipped to miss out on Moukoko

Sunday 15 January 2023 17:20 , Marc Mayo

Barcelona have been boosted by Chelsea’s signing of Mykhaylo Mudryk.

Sport report on the Blues no longer being in position to sign Youssoufa Moukoko from Borussia Dortmund.

The teenage striker is out of contract in the summer and reportedly wants to sign for Barcelona, amid rival interest from Newcastle.

Marcus Thuram is also tipped to join Chelsea, further clearing the way for Moukoko to head elsewhere.

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Arsenal learn Raphinha fee

Sunday 15 January 2023 16:56 , Marc Mayo

Barcelona president Joan Laporta wants £100m for Raphinha.

Having signed the winger from Leeds in the summer, the Blaugrana chief is said by Sport to not be keen on a quickfire sale to Arsenal.

That is, unless a big profit can be made.

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Spurs start Hincapie talks

Sunday 15 January 2023 16:25 , Marc Mayo

A deal worth £17m is on the table from Spurs as they look to land Piero Hincapie.

The Ecuadorian defender impressed at the World Cup and is also attracting attention from Inter Milan.

Bayer Leverkusen are yet to receive an offer from the Italians, according to The Sun.

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Mudryk squad number confirmed

Sunday 15 January 2023 16:03 , Marc Mayo

It’s the No15 for Mykhaylo Mudryk as he follows in the footsteps of Kevin De Bruyne and Mo Salah at Chelsea.

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Hope for Arsenal yet

Sunday 15 January 2023 15:42 , Marc Mayo

Raphinha is now Arsenal’s top target after missing out on Mykhaylo Mudryk.

Standard Sport understand transfer chief Edu has an excellent relationship with the winger’s agent, Deco.

And Barcelona are open to a bid for their £55m summer signing after a middling start to life in Spain.

Read the full story!

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Done deal!

Sunday 15 January 2023 14:30 , Matt Verri

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Mykhaylo Mudryk as they continue another transfer window of huge spending.

The 22-year-old was Arsenal’s top target and looked increasingly likely to join the Gunners, making it clear on more than one occasion that he was keen on the move.

But Chelsea hijacked the deal on Saturday after flying out to Shakhtar Donetsk’s training camp in Poland, and have now officially announced the £89million signing.

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Mudryk at Stamford Bridge

Sunday 15 January 2023 13:47 , Matt Verri

Mykhaylo Mudryk is watching Chelsea’s game against Crystal Palace this afternoon in the directors’ box at Stamford Bridge, writes Nizaar Kinsella.

He has posed for pictures with supporters and done a photoshoot in the Chelsea shirt after his medical today. Only the announcement is pending.

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Trossard an option for Arsenal

Sunday 15 January 2023 13:28 , Matt Verri

Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Leandro Trossard.

The Gunners are on the hunt for new targets after Chelsea snatched Mykhaylo Mudryk away from them, and Trossard is available after his very public falling-out with Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi.

The Independent report the Gunners still want to make two signings this month, with Trossard a possibility as the Belgian looks to force a move away from Brighton.

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Arsenal keeping tabs on Fresneda

Sunday 15 January 2023 13:08 , Matt Verri

Arsenal are keen on Real Valladolid right-back Ivan Fresneda.

The 18-year-old has made nine La Liga appearances this season, and has been linked with a move to Newcastle.

The Daily Telegraph report that the Gunners have now also joined the race for Fresneda, though it remains to be seen if their interest materialises into anything more serious.

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Mudryk completes Chelsea medical

Sunday 15 January 2023 12:43 , Matt Verri

Mykhaylo Mudryk has completed his Chelsea medical after underdoing tests this morning.

Fabrizio Romano reports that the winger is now signing his seven-and-a-half year contract, with is £89m move on the verge of completion.

Mudryk is expected to be unveiled at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

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Chelsea not done yet...

Sunday 15 January 2023 12:33 , Matt Verri

Chelsea are still expecting to make at least two more signings this window.

That’s according to Ben Jacobs, with it reported that Moises Caicedo in particular is a major target.

Brighton are believed to want a fee in the region of £75m to sell the midfielder this month - one to keep an eye on.

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Spurs consider Zaniolo move

Sunday 15 January 2023 12:07 , Matt Verri

Tottenham are eyeing a potential January swoop for Nicolo Zaniolo.

The Roma man is out of contract next summer and a new deal is looking unlikely, with his relationship with the fans increasingly strained.

Football Italia report that the likes of Juventus and Napoli are considering a summer move, but Spurs could win the race by moving this month for the 23-year-old. An offer of €30m could be enough to get Zaniolo.

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Chelsea plan to present Mudryk signing TODAY

Sunday 15 January 2023 11:15 , George Flood

Fabrizio Romano has now confirmed that Chelsea do indeed intend to unveil Mykhaylo Mudryk as their latest January signing at Stamford Bridge today ahead of or maybe even at half-time of the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

The Italian transfer specialist adds that he understands some of the add-ons in the huge €100m transfer package are related to Mudryk winning the Premier League and Champions League during his time at Stamford Bridge.

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Sunday 15 January 2023 10:59 , George Flood

Another social media move from Chelsea confirming that the Mykhaylo Mudryk signing is all but sealed...

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Chelsea-bound Mudryk given Shakhtar guard of honour

Sunday 15 January 2023 10:58 , George Flood

It seems that Shakhtar Donetsk’s players have already said their farewells to Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The Ukraine international was treated to a guard of honour at a session during Shakhtar’s winter break training camp in Turkey on Saturday, before departing for London and putting the finishing touches on that blockbuster switch to Chelsea.

As revealed earlier, Mudryk is completing his Chelsea medical this morning and officially signing his seven-and-a-half year contract that will last until the summer of 2030.

The deal will then presumably be announced before he is at Stamford Bridge and potentially presented to the crowd ahead of a must-win London derby against Crystal Palace.

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Tottenham want Hincapie and Porro deals

Sunday 15 January 2023 10:33 , George Flood

Plenty going on with Tottenham at the moment as well.

Spurs are trying to sign Spanish right-back Pedro Porro from Sporting Lisbon, but still seem locked at an impasse with the Portuguese giants over their top January target as they demand that his £39.9m release clause is met in full.

According to The Sun, Tottenham are lining up a £20m move for Bayer Leverkusen and Ecuador defender Piero Hincapie in addition to still chasing Porro.

They add that fresh talks with Sporting over the latter are planned for this week, with Spurs currently only willing to pay around £27m for his services.

Tottenham could potentially sign Hincapie now and then loan him back to Leverkusen for the rest of the 2022/23 season, as they did in the summer with Udinese defender Destiny Udogie.

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Chelsea table Noni Madueke bid

Sunday 15 January 2023 10:20 , George Flood

We wait to see what impact Chelsea’s deal for Mykhaylo Mudryk will have on their pursuit of Noni Madueke.

The Blues had been hot on the trail of the PSV Eindhoven winger, an England Under-21 international and former Tottenham youth star.

Before the Mudryk hijack surfaced, ESPN reported that Chelsea had lodged an official bid for Madueke worth €30m.

That came after an official enquiry earlier in the week for a long-term Graham Potter target, with PSV reluctant to see the 20-year-old leave after also selling Cody Gakpo to Liverpool in this window.

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Arsenal could return for Pino and Diaby

Sunday 15 January 2023 10:01 , George Flood

Raphinha is not the only winger target seemingly back on Arsenal’s transfer radar after missing out on Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The Gunners had a number of names in that position over the summer and were also strongly linked with Orlando city star Facundo Torres late last year.

According to the Daily Express, Arsenal could go back in for the likes of Villarreal’s Spain international Yeremy Pino and Moussa Diaby of Bayer Leverkusen and France.

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Chelsea all but confirm Mudryk signing

Sunday 15 January 2023 09:35 , George Flood

Chelsea are not exactly staying quiet on the subject of Mykhaylo Mudryk either.

Last night, they made the surprising decision to add his official handle to their bio on Instagram, which is still there this morning.

They also sent out two Mudryk posts on Insta, the first of which was a highlights clip that read: “Some @mmudryk10 magic! Drop him a follow!”

The second was a picture of the player along with the message: “Drop @mmudryk10 a message to show some love!”

On Twitter, they quote tweeted Shakhtar Donetsk’s tweet that the deal was close with a simple eyes emoji.

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Arsenal relaunch Raphinha move after Mudryk blow

Sunday 15 January 2023 09:14 , George Flood

And where do Arsenal turn now after having their top target stolen from right under their noses at the 11th hour?

Standard Sport’s Nizaar Kinsella reports that a familiar name is very much back on the radar in Raphinha.

We understand that Gunners sporting director Edu has made contact with the Brazilian winger’s agent Deco over a possible January move as they quickly explore alternatives to Mykhaylo Mudryk.

Arsenal and Chelsea both tried to sign Raphinha in the summer, but he ended up holding out for a dream £55m switch from Leeds to Barcelona.

But his stint at the Camp Nou so far has been disappointing, with just two goals in 15 LaLiga appearances, leading to suggestions that the Blaugrana are already looking to ship him out.

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Mudryk undergoing Chelsea medical right now

Sunday 15 January 2023 08:57 , George Flood

Chelsea really are moving so fast to get this Mykhaylo Mudryk deal signed, sealed and delivered to prevent any last-gasp Arsenal fightback.

Transfer specialist Fabrizio Romano reports early on this Sunday morning that the 22-year-old is undergoing his medical right now.

He adds that Chelsea are planning for the long-term contract and all the other necessary paperwork to be signed off in the next few hours, after which Mudryk should be at Stamford Bridge to watch the pivotal London derby against Crystal Palace.

Romano says the deal will last until June 2030 in order to help Chelsea on the Financial Fair Play front.

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Potter convinced Mudryk over Chelsea move

Sunday 15 January 2023 08:33 , George Flood

For all the complaints about his management, approach and allegedly defeatist attitude during a dire run either side of the World Cup break that has seen Chelsea win only one of their last nine matches, a worst top-flight run since 1996, it seems that Graham Potter was hugely influential to the Mykhaylo Mudryk swoop.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the under-fire manager had a phone conversation with the Ukrainian a few days ago to help persuade a player that appeared to have his heart set on Arsenal that Stamford Bridge was actually the right next destination for him.

Chelsea are initially said to have held a meeting with Shaktar’s top brass in London last Wednesday, when the wheels for this stunning last-gasp hijack were set in motion.

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Mudryk set for Chelsea medical today

Sunday 15 January 2023 08:16 , George Flood

Mudryk is said to have flown into London last night and will be present at Stamford Bridge this afternoon to watch Chelsea’s Premier League London derby against Crystal Palace - surely a must-win game for under-fire manager Graham Potter.

It is understood that the Ukraine international will undergo his medical first and officially put pen to paper on a seven-and-a-half year contract lasting until the summer of 2030.

Chelsea will be hoping that Mudryk could be in line for his debut against Liverpool at Anfield next weekend.

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Chelsea beat Arsenal to Mudryk in stunning hijack

Sunday 15 January 2023 08:13 , George Flood

So where to even start recapping a dramatic night in the January transfer window?

In case you somehow missed it, Chelsea have beaten Arsenal to a stunning 11th-hour deal for Shakhtar Donetsk winger Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The Blues sent a delegation out to Shakhtar’s training camp on Saturday and quickly wrapped up an initial £62m transfer that includes a further £27m in add-ons.

It is a hammer blow for Arsenal, who had been chasing Mudryk for some time as their top target this month, heading into the weekend finally confident of getting the deal done having been willing to pay £60m up front.

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ICYMI: West Ham unhappy with Wolves conduct

Sunday 15 January 2023 07:00 , Jonathan Gorrie

West Ham boss David Moyes believes Wolves’ bid for Craig Dawson has destabilised his preparations for Saturday’s crucial meeting between the sides, and says the centre-back will not be considered for the trip to Molinuex.

The Hammers are yet to respond to the new bid, but Dawson - who is in the final six months of his contract - is keen on the switch as he looks to move north in order to be closer to his young family in Cheshire.

“When asked whether Dawson was injured, Moyes responded: “I’m just saying he is not available tomorrow.”

Asked about the destabilising effect of an opposition bid immediately before a game, Moyes said: “By the way it is, yeah, I agree with you.”

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ICYMI: Man United eye TWO more signings

Sunday 15 January 2023 06:30 , Jonathan Gorrie

Manchester United will move for Goncalo Ramos and Mohammed Kudus in the summer.

That’s according to the MEN, with it claimed that the club are already preparing deals for the two players that they see as attainable targets come the end of the season.

Benfica striker Ramos netted a hat-trick at the World Cup for Portugal, while Kudus worked under Erik ten Hag at Ajax.

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Leandro Trossard to Tottenham latest

Sunday 15 January 2023 06:00 , Jonathan Gorrie

Leandro Trossard’s row with Brighton shows little sign of ending.

A dispute between the Tottenham target and Roberto De Zerbi has led to a furious statement being released by his agent.

Josy Comhair said: “It is therefore important that Brighton cooperates with a potential transfer during this transfer period and shows a benevolent attitude, which is beneficial to both parties.”

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ICYMI: Liverpool FC eye Ruben Neves bid

Sunday 15 January 2023 05:30 , Jonathan Gorrie

Liverpool are considering making a move for Ruben Neves, who could be available on the cheap as he has 18 months left on his contract.

According to the Mirror, Jurgen Klopp is a big admirer and is keen to bolster his midfield after another humbling defeat today.

Very interesting.

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ICYMI: Arsenal already exploring Raphinha option after losing Mudryk to Chelsea

Sunday 15 January 2023 05:00 , Jonathan Gorrie

Arsenal’s sporting director Edu Gaspar has made contact with Raphinha’s agent Deco over a possible January move after Chelsea successfully hijacked their bid for Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The Gunners have begun looking at alternative options after seeing their 22-year-old primary January transfer window target move to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The Ukraine international will have a medical on Sunday after agreeing £88million switch. It has led the Gunners are looking for alternative options in attack to boost their attack.

Read the full story here!

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ICYMI: Mudryk set for Chelsea transfer

Sunday 15 January 2023 00:11 , Jonathan Gorrie

Chelsea have agreed a stunning £89million deal to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk under the noses of Arsenal, who had made the Shakhtar Donetsk winger their top transfer target.

The Gunners were confident heading into the weekend of finally wrapping up a deal for the 22-year-old, having told the Ukrainian giants they would pay £60m up front for the winger.

However, Chelsea quickly launched an attempt to hijack the deal on Saturday, flying a contingency out to Shakhtar’s training camp to successfully snare one of Europe’s most sought-after talents.

Read the full story here!

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Arsenal already exploring Raphinha option after losing Mudryk to Chelsea

Saturday 14 January 2023 23:46 , Jonathan Gorrie

Arsenal’s sporting director Edu Gaspar has made contact with Raphinha’s agent Deco over a possible January move after Chelsea successfully hijacked their bid for Mykhaylo Mudryk.

The Gunners have begun looking at alternative options after seeing their 22-year-old primary January transfer window target move to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The Ukraine international will have a medical on Sunday after agreeing £88million switch. It has led the Gunners are looking for alternative options in attack to boost their attack.

Read the full story here!

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Chelsea to complete Mudryk signing TOMORROW

Saturday 14 January 2023 19:11 , Alex Young

Another Mudryk update from Fabrizio Romano.

Chelsea want to complete the signing of the player TOMORROW.

Arsenal woke up this morning confident of sealing the deal, but could see the player holding a Chelsea flag just 48 hours later. My word.

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Liverpool ponder Neves bid

Saturday 14 January 2023 19:06 , Alex Young

Liverpool are considering making a move for Ruben Neves, who could be available on the cheap as he has 18 months left on his contract.

According to the Mirror, Jurgen Klopp is a big admirer and is keen to bolster his midfield after another humbling defeat today.

Very interesting.

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Shakhtar confirmation

Saturday 14 January 2023 18:44 , Alex Young

Shakhtar have now confirmed a deal with Chelsea for Mudrk is imminent.

Surely this wasn’t the news they were teasing eight hours ago?!

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What (who) next for Arsenal?

Saturday 14 January 2023 18:30 , Alex Young

This is a hammer blow for Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and sporting director Edu, who are now back to the drawing board after spending three weeks tracking Mudryk.

Who will they target next? It remains to be seen, but Youri Tielemans has been of interest as recently as last summer and is available on cut-price deal from Leicester.

They are also expected to announce contract extensions for both Bukayo Saka and William Saliba.

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Saturday 14 January 2023 18:26 , Alex Young

Mykhaylo Mudryk is already on a plane to London to finalise his move to Chelsea.

That’s according to Fabrizio Romano, who adds that Mudryk has agreed a seven-and-a-half-year deal with Chelsea, running until 2030.

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Saturday 14 January 2023 18:19 , Alex Young

What does this mean for Chelsea’s interest in Madueke and Thuram?

Chelsea reporter Nizaar Kinsella says: “Good question... time to find out, but it needs Mudryk to complete the medical still so not quite done.”

Interesting.

Chelsea BEAT Arsenal to Mudryk!

Saturday 14 January 2023 18:02 , Alex Young

Chelsea have agreed a stunning £89million deal to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk under the noses of Arsenal, who had made the Shakhtar Donetsk winger their top transfer target.

The Gunners were confident heading into the weekend of finally wrapping up a deal for the 22-year-old, having told the Ukrainian giants they would pay £60m up front for the winger.

However, Chelsea quickly launched an attempt to hijack the deal on Saturday, flying a contingency out to Shakhtar’s training camp to successful snare one of Europe’s most sought-after talents.

Chelsea will pay £62m up front and a further £37m in add-ons.

The player had preferred a move to Arsenal up until today but has now agreed to move to Stamford Bridge. He is now expected to fly to London to complete a medical.

Read more here!

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Chelsea launch Mudryk hijack

Saturday 14 January 2023 17:41 , Alex Young

Chelsea are trying to hijack Arsenal’s move for Shakhtar Donetsk winger Mykhaylo Mudryk.

Officials from the Blues have travelled to Poland, where Shakhtar are based, and talks are ongoing.

Shakhtar want £85million for Mudryk and have maintained throughout this transfer window they will not sell for less.

Arsenal have made two bids for their no1 January transfer target and have indicated over the past few days they are now willing to part with £60m upfront.

Read more here: Chelsea attempt £85m hijacking of Arsenal’s move for Mykhaylo Mudryk

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Mykhaylo Mudryk STILL prefers Arsenal

Saturday 14 January 2023 16:48 , Jonathan Gorrie

Still, there is some good news for Arsenal fans on the Mykhaylo Mudryk front.

Despite Chelsea making moves to hijack the move in an £88m deal, the player himself could have other ideas.

According to Miguel Delaney, Mudryk would still prefer to move to the Emirates.

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Mudryk to Chelsea transfer update

Saturday 14 January 2023 16:40 , Jonathan Gorrie

Chelsea really are going for the Mudryk signing.

Romano has followed up with more information on the Blues’ pursuit of Arsenal’s top transfer target.

Chelsea have now opened talks over an £88m move and are eager to leapfrop the Gunners.

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BREAKING: Chelsea ready HUGE bid to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk

Saturday 14 January 2023 16:21 , Jonathan Gorrie

Well, well, well.

Despite Arsenal’s attempts to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk, it seems Chelsea are now ready to make an attempt to sign the winger.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the Blues are ready to launch a bid of around £88m to sign the 22-year-old and are holding talks with Mudryk’s agents in Poland.

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Liverpool hold Sofyan Amrabat talks

Saturday 14 January 2023 16:18 , Jonathan Gorrie

Liverpool’s struggles this season have largely come down to their midfield.

While Jurgen Klopp has suggested the club won’t move for new options there until the summer at least, there may have been some developments.

According to the Mirror, the Reds have held talks with Sofyan Amarabat’s agents in an attempt to sign the World Cup star.

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Arsenal give Shakhtar an ultimatium

Saturday 14 January 2023 12:01 , Alex Young

Well, right on cue, here’s The Athletic’s David Ornstein with an update on that very deal.

Arsenal and Shakhtar Donetsk are still in talks over Mudryk, and the Gunners have now told the latter of their top price.

So, it's up to Shakhtar to accept the £80million deal or pass. There is confidence they will do the former.

Shakhtar tease big announcement

Saturday 14 January 2023 11:28 , Alex Young

Given all the speculation surrounding Mudryk, surely Shakhtar know what they are doing here.

This won’t be confirmation of his exit - that would be quite the way to tease it - but intriguing nonetheless.

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Edu jets out to Mudryk talks

Saturday 14 January 2023 11:05 , Marc Mayo

Arsenal transfer chief is in Poland to thrash out the final details of Mykhaylo Mudryk’s switch for Shakhtar Donetsk.

TMW report on the Brazilian’s movements as he nears an £80m deal with the Ukrainian club.

Last week, Shakhtar director Darijo Srna was spotted in London as talks ramped up.

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Trossard saga latest

Saturday 14 January 2023 10:40 , Marc Mayo

Leandro Trossard’s row with Brighton shows little sign of ending.

A dispute between the Tottenham target and Roberto De Zerbi has led to a furious statement being released by his agent.

Josy Comhair said: “It is therefore important that Brighton cooperates with a potential transfer during this transfer period and shows a benevolent attitude, which is beneficial to both parties.”

Read the full story!

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Juventus name Vlahovic price

Saturday 14 January 2023 10:12 , Marc Mayo

Arsenal will have to pay £98million to sign Dusan Vlahovic.

The Serbian striker is still being eyed after snubbing the Gunners to join Juventus a year ago.

La Gazzetta dello Sport report on a huge fee required to land him this month amid Gabriel Jesus’ injury.

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Chelsea also look at Caicedo

Saturday 14 January 2023 09:54 , Marc Mayo

Moises Caicedo is Chelsea’s Plan B after losing out over Enzo Fernandez.

The Guardian claim there has been progress in talks between Brighton and the Blues, who were willing to spend serious money on Fernandez.

The bid would be Graham Potter’s first return to Brighton for one of his old players, having signed Caicedo two years ago.

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Chelsea attempt to gazump Arsenal for Mudryk

Saturday 14 January 2023 09:31 , Marc Mayo

Chelsea have made a last-ditch attempt to snatch Mykhaylo Mudryk from underneath Arsenal.

Todd Boehly has held direct talks with the player after a change of approach from the Blues in the last 12 hours, the Telegraph report.

It is said that Chelsea’s package is “significantly better” than what the Gunners are near agreeing with Shakhtar Donetsk, with Mudryk also agreeing to Arsenal’s five-year contract.

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