Transfer news LIVE! Arsenal get De Ligt boost; Nusa to Spurs; Boniface to West Ham; Chelsea, Man Utd latest

Transfer news LIVE!

The January transfer window is approaching its final stages as the Premier League's biggest clubs strive to strengthen their squads with some major signings. Arsenal look to have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt, while the Gunners are also being linked with the likes of Xavi Simons, Jamal Musiala and Leonardo Spinazzola, though a move for a top-class striker such as Ivan Toney will likely have to wait until the summer now amid worries over Karim Benzema's wage demands.

Chelsea have also been linked with Benzema as well as Viktor Gyokeres as they look for a new forward of their own, with interesting details now emerging over Benjamin Sesko's release clause. Tottenham are said to be planning fresh talks with Club Brugge over Antonio Nusa as they snub interest from Saudi Arabia in Emerson Royal, while West Ham are reportedly ready to smash their transfer record with a blockbuster deal for Bayer Leverkusen's Victor Boniface as they also pursue Aston Villa's Jhon Duran.

Manchester United could move for Brian Brobbey and Joshua Zirkzee and Liverpool are believed to be interested in both Teun Koopmeiners and Hwang Hee-chan as Newcastle's Kieran Trippier pushes for a shock switch to Bayern Munich. Follow all the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip live below!

Latest transfer news and rumours

  • Arsenal and Man United handed Matthijs de Ligt boost

  • Tottenham step up bid to sign Antonio Nusa

  • West Ham ready for huge Victor Boniface deal

  • Kieran Trippier keen on Bayern Munich move

  • Liverpool join race for Teun Koopmeiners

Why West Ham target Wilfried Gnonto didn't play today

16:15 , Marc Mayo

West Ham are reportedly leading the race to sign Leeds winger Wilfried Gnonto.

Eagle-eyed Hammers fans may have taken hope from the fact he missed today's win over Preston at Elland Road amid the speculation.

However, officially, a hip injury was behind his absence - not an imminent transfer.

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Conor Gallagher told why he must stay at Chelsea

15:47 , Marc Mayo

Joe Cole believes Conor Gallagher could match Jordan Henderson's legacy at Liverpool if he renews his Chelsea contract, writes Nizaar Kinsella.

The 23-year-old midfielder has started every match he has been available for this season under Mauricio Pochettino. But his future remains in doubt, with little progress being made to renew his contract with under 18 months left on his current deal.

"Conor Gallagher is a crucial one and is the face of the club," Cole said when launching the Green Football Weekend at Wembley Stadium.

"He's a captain in the leadership group, so to take him out of the team now would not be good. If I was advising him, I'd tell him he has a big future at Chelsea.

"I think what Jordan Henderson was to Liverpool, he can be that for Chelsea."

Read the full story!


West Ham fail with Jhon Duran loan bid

13:38 , George Flood

West Ham have reportedly failed with a surprise loan move for Aston Villa's Jhon Duran.

That is according to The Guardian, who say that the Hammers had asked about a deal to take the Colombian forward until the end of the season with an option to buy included.

However, Villa are believed to have snubbed that offer and do not want to let Duran go until they sign a replacement.

Chelsea have also been linked with the 20-year-old in recent weeks.


Hojbjerg still open to Tottenham exit

13:35 , Alex Young

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg remains open to leaving Tottenham this month as he is not playing regularly under Ange Postecoglou.

Sky Germany report a permanent deal or a loan with an obligation to buy is an option for Spurs.

Juventus remain interested, but following Harry Kane and Eric Dier to Bayern has been ruled out.

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Tottenham reject Royal bid

12:21 , Alex Young

Tottenham have rejected a bid from Al-Nassr for Emerson Royal, according to The Sun.

The right-back, who has deputised at centre-back this season, is behind Pedro Porro in Ange Postecoglou's plans but, journalist Tom Barclay reports, is happy at Spurs.

Al-Nassr are expected to be readying another offer for the Brazilian.


Barcelona keen on Port Vale wonderkid

12:09 , Alex Young

Barcelona are exploring a remarkable deal to sign Port Vale youngster Liam Brazier.

According to the Daily Mirror, 17-year-old Brazier is attracting plenty of interest after a string of impressive displays in midfield for the club's academy.

Brazier, who only recently turned 17, has been dubbed by some as the 'next Jack Grealish, and is being slowly introduced to first-team football by manager Andy Crosby.

Barcelona are hoping to steal a march on English rivals and snap up the player for around £750,000.

Chelsea knock £15m off Broja asking price

11:53 , Alex Young

Chelsea have dropped their asking price for Armando Broja by £15million, claim The Sun.

The striker is available for sale this window despite the Blues' struggles in attack, with the club willing to cash in.

Broja, who has one Premier League games in 13 games so far this season, was last week put on the market for £50m but Chelsea are already open offers of around £35m.

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Liverpool join race for Teun Koopmeiners

10:59 , George Flood

Liverpool are among the clubs interested in a deal for Teun Koopmeiners, reports claim.

Atalanta are said to want around €40m for the Dutch international midfielder, who is also believed to be on the transfer radar of Newcastle.

Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport also say that Juventus are set to make Koopmeiners their No1 transfer priority for the summer, having already failed with an approach to their Serie A rivals in this window.


Arsenal and Man United handed Matthijs de Ligt boost

10:28 , George Flood

Arsenal and Manchester United look to have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt.

Both Premier League giants have been heavily linked with the Dutch centre-back, who has had something of a difficult time under Thomas Tuchel at Bayern Munich.

Sky in Germany now report that De Ligt could be open to moving on in the summer, with Bayern potentially happy to offload one of their highest earners.

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Kieran Trippier keen on Bayern Munich move

09:35 , George Flood

Kieran Trippier looks to be closing in on a shock move to Bayern Munich.

Speculation regarding a surprise switch to the Bundesliga giants for Newcastle's experienced England full-back has ramped up in recent days.

The Magpies are said to have turned down an initial approach from Bayern for Trippier this weekend, but The Times report that the player is keen on the move if the two clubs can agree a deal.

However, it is said that Newcastle want to keep him and that it would take a huge offer for them to consider a sale this month.

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West Ham ready to smash transfer record for Victor Boniface

08:49 , George Flood

West Ham are ready to set a new club transfer record in pursuit of Victor Boniface, it is claimed.

The Nigerian forward had been the star of Bayer Leverkusen's surprise Bundesliga title charge under Xabi Alonso before sustaining an adductor injury that required surgery and is expected to keep him sidelined for a few months, ruling him out of the current Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

According to The Sun, West Ham are ready to smash their transfer record to sign Boniface - also linked with the likes of Chelsea and Newcastle - before the January deadline, with technical director Tim Steidten apparently trying to negotiate a deal with former club Leverkusen, who only signed the player from Belgian club Union Saint-Gilloise in the summer.

Boniface has registered 16 goals and eight assists in 23 club games across all competitions this term.

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Tottenham step up Antonio Nusa move

08:27 , George Flood

Tottenham are stepping up their move for Antonio Nusa, reports suggest.

Spurs opened talks with Club Brugge earlier this week over a deal for the Norwegian attacker, 20, who was also subject to an offer from Chelsea on transfer deadline day back in the summer.

Now according to Fabrizio Romano, negotiations are reaching a key stage with a new round of talks scheduled and Tottenham keen to push on with other clubs interested in a deal this month.

Apparently Nusa does not want to leave Brugge now, but could rather move permanently in the summer.

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Man United confirm Berrada appointment

Saturday 20 January 2024 21:40 , Alex Young

Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of Omar Berrada.

A statement read: "The Club is determined to put football and performance on the pitch back at the heart of everything we do. Omar’s appointment represents the first step on this journey.

"As one of the most experienced football executives at the top of European football, Omar brings a wealth of football and commercial expertise, with a proven record of successful leadership and a passion to help lead change across the Club.

"He is currently serving as Chief Football Operations Officer for City Football Group overseeing 11 clubs across five continents and, prior to this, held senior roles at Barcelona.

"Omar’s start date will be confirmed in due course; in the meantime, Patrick Stewart will continue as interim CEO."

Man Utd to appoint Man City chief as new CEO in shock swoop

Saturday 20 January 2024 18:23 , Alex Young

Manchester United have lured Manchester City's Omar Berrada across the city to become the club's new chief executive in a remarkable coup.

According to The Athletic, Berrada has been chosen to succeed Richard Arnold in a major coup for INEOS ahead of their 24 per cent stake being ratified. Arnold left the club last year ahead of Sir Jim Ratcliffe & Co.'s arrival.

Berrada is considered one of the key figures behind City's recent success both on and off the field, peaking last season with the Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup treble - matching United historic achievement from 1999.

Berrada, who was previously at Barcelona before moving to Manchester, will take a leadership role overseeing both the football and business side of the club and sit on the club's board of directors.

Read more here!

Kieran Trippier: Newcastle reject Bayern Munich approach

Saturday 20 January 2024 18:03 , Jonathan Gorrie

It seems Newcastle will not be letting Kieran Trippier without a fight.

According to Sky Sports, the Magpies have REJECTED Bayern Munich's first approach for the defender...


Abdoulaye Doucoure: Latest transfer news

Saturday 20 January 2024 17:07 , Jonathan Gorrie

Al Ettifaq are on the hunt to replace Jordan Henderson and, according to Fabrizio Romano, view Everton's Abdoulaye Doucoure as the perfect signing.


Kieran Trippier edges closer to Bayern move

Saturday 20 January 2024 16:03 , Alex Young

Talking of Bayern, it looks like Kieran Trippier is edging closer to a move to Bavaria.

According to various reports, the Newcastle right-back has agreed a contract with Bayern to leave the Premier League this month.

It is being tipped as a loan exit, which would be quite the decision by Newcastle to sanction despite the defender's struggles this season.

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Matthijs de Ligt: Arsenal transfer blow

Saturday 20 January 2024 13:51 , Jonathan Gorrie

Matthijs de Ligt of Bayern Munich has been linked with a move to Arsenal but it seems the Gunners may have to look elsewhere.

Still, Thomas Tuchel says the Dutchman will be sticking around.

"We’re planning with Matthijs, top player and top guy," he said.“Matthijs came back injured from the national team, missed all preseason. We played him too early in the Supercup, then he got seriously injured again”.

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Alexander Isak: Arsenal transfer latest

Saturday 20 January 2024 12:13 , Jonathan Gorrie

Bad news, Arsenal fans!

The Gunners have been linked with a big move for Newcastle's Alexander Isak as the Magpies look to create wiggle room while working under FFP restrictions.

Still, according to the Daily Telegraph, the Swede will not be sold.

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Disagreement over Bergwijn

Saturday 20 January 2024 11:00 , Matt Verri

West Ham continue to be linked with a move for former Tottenham forward Steven Bergwijn.

Football Insider report that the club's interest in the Ajax man is being led by Hammers technical director Tim Steidten.

However, while Moyes wants to sign someone to play on the left wing, he is not keen on Bergwijn and wants the club to look elsewhere.

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Battle on for Wirtz!

Saturday 20 January 2024 10:35 , Matt Verri

A number of clubs are keeping tabs on Bayer Leverkusen star Florian Wirtz.

The 20-year-old has eight goals and 11 assists in all competitions so far this season, impressing in a Leverkusen side that continues to shine.

BILD report that Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Man City are all keen on Wirtz, who is valued at around £100m.

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Arsenal and Man United keen on Zirkzee

Saturday 20 January 2024 10:12 , Matt Verri

Arsenal and Manchester United are keeping tabs on Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee.

90min claim that the Premier League sides are both interested in Zirkzee, though may have to wait until the summer before making a move.

However, while the forward had a €40m release clause, it has been confirmed that is only available for former club Bayern Munich.

"We wouldn't answer calls anyway," Bologna director Marco Di Vaio told La Gazzetta dello Sport last month. "[Zirkzee] is unlike anyone else, a unique piece.

"[The clause] only applies to Bayern. For other clubs, the price is variable."

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Arsenal set to keep Smith Rowe

Saturday 20 January 2024 09:38 , Matt Verri

Arsenal have no plans to loan Emile Smith Rowe to West Ham and the midfielder is determined to fight for his place.

The Hammers are in the market for attacking reinforcements and have expressed an interest in Smith Rowe.

The 23-year-old has battled injury problems over the past 18 months and has started just one Premier League game this season.

Arsenal, however, have no interest in loaning out Smith Rowe and he is also focused on winning back his place in the Gunners team.

“I’m really happy with Emile,” said Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta on Friday. “He’s in the right trajectory. Now, he’s settled, he’s training really well and you know I'm not going to talk about individual situations.

“Emile is Emile. We know he’s got incredible qualities and we're really happy to have him. What he needs now is chances to put all the desire and quality that he has on the pitch. In order to do that we have to give him minutes.”

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Tottenham make Nusa progress

Saturday 20 January 2024 09:19 , Matt Verri

Tottenham are reportedly closing in on an agreement to sign Antonio Nusa.

Football Insider claim that talks with Club Brugge progressed overnight and Spurs are now in pole position to seal a move for a fee in the region of £25m.

Nusa will be loaned straight back to the Belgian club for the rest of the season.

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Benzema set for transfer talks

Saturday 20 January 2024 09:08 , Matt Verri

Karim Benzema is set for talks over his future in Saudi Arabia.

It is believed that the Frenchman did not report for the start of pre-season training with Al-Ittihad, and he has been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea and Man United this month.

RMC Sports report that the Saudi side are furious with Benzema conduct, and plan to hold discussions with the striker over his short-term future. A move has not been ruled out.

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Gallagher to Spurs off

Saturday 20 January 2024 08:56 , Matt Verri

Tottenham have given up on signing Conor Gallagher this month.

That's according to Football Insider, with it claimed that Chelsea have decided they want to keep Gallagher for the rest of the season.

It's suggested that Tottenham will push to sign a central midfielder this month, but could move again for Gallagher in the summer with Ange Postecoglou still keen on signing him.

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Arsenal to turn to Sesko?

Saturday 20 January 2024 08:51 , Matt Verri

Arsenal's search for a striker continues and looks likely to be resolved in the summer.

The Gunners have previously been linked with RB Leipzig forward Benjamin Sesko, and they have now been told how much he would cost.

Sky Sport report that Sesko has a release clause of £43million, which becomes active at the end of the season.

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David Moyes explains Said Benrahma stance as clubs circle

Friday 19 January 2024 22:39 , Marc Mayo

David Moyes has admitted Said Benrahma could leave West Ham this month - but only if the club receive an offer for a permanent sale, writes Malik Ouzia.

The Hammers rejected a loan bid from Marseille earlier this week, on the same day that Benrahma was shown the first red card of his career during the FA Cup exit at Bristol City.

Fellow French side Lyon are also understood to be interested in the Algerian, whose three-match suspension means he may well have played his final game for the Hammers.

“I do believe Marseille made a loan offer,” Moyes said on Friday, ahead of the weekend’s trip to Sheffield United. “I didn’t know about it after the [Bristol City] game. As far as I know, it was knocked back anyway."

Read the full story!


Done deal!

Friday 19 January 2024 22:13 , Marc Mayo

West Ham youngster Thierry Nevers, formerly of Reading, has left for Moldovan club FC Sheriff on what is reportedly a permanent deal.

Exclusive: Championship clubs chase free agent

Friday 19 January 2024 21:21 , Marc Mayo

Watford and Queen’s Park Rangers have made contact to sign free agent James Lea-Siliki, writes Nizaar Kinsella.

The 27-year-old midfielder is available after a summer move to Alaves collapsed on deadline day and is searching for a new club while training at former team Rennes.

QPR and Watford have both contacted the Cameroon international, who has previous experience in the Championship at Middlesbrough.

The former PSG academy star spent most of his professional career at Rennes and played at Champions League level in 2020, facing Chelsea in the group stage.

Watford tried to sign Lea-Siliki on loan in 2021, but his move was ultimately blocked.

They have returned with another approach for Lea-Siliki this winter as one of the most valuable free agents available in world football.

Watford are ninth in the table and remain in contention for promotion to the Premier League through the playoffs. QPR, however, are second bottom, having won none of their last eight matches.

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Nice duo set to be up for grabs

Friday 19 January 2024 20:25 , Marc Mayo

Chelsea, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool will be on high alert for Jean-Clair Todibo and Kephren Thuram this summer.

According to L’Equipe, Nice are ready to cash in on their sought-after duo at the end of the season.

Spurs were put off from a bid for centre-back Todibo due to the asking price earlier in January before landing Radu Dragusin from Genoa.

United and Chelsea have also monitored the Frenchman of late.

Thuram was strongly linked with Liverpool in the summer, before the Reds landed Ryan Gravenberch.

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Arsenal deal confirmed

Friday 19 January 2024 19:38 , Marc Mayo

Arsenal forward Mika Biereth has returned from Motherwell to start a new loan spell at Austrian club Sturm Graz.

A club statement read: "We wish Mika all the best for his loan spell at SK Sturm Graz and look forward to seeing his continued development."

Spurs hope to beat Arsenal, Chelsea and more to Antonio Nusa

Friday 19 January 2024 19:09 , Marc Mayo

Tottenham want to wrap up a deal for Antonio Nusa quickly, to avoid being gazumped by Chelsea.

With Arsenal and Brentford also monitoring the teenage attacker, Spurs are in talks to sign him this month before he sees out the season on loan at current team Club Brugge.

A fee of around £23m is in the offing.

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USA boss tells Gio Reyna he should consider January transfer

Friday 19 January 2024 18:39 , Marc Mayo

USA national team coach coach Gregg Berhalter understands why Gio Reyna may leave Borussia Dortmund during the January transfer window.

The 21-year-old midfielder has started just one Bundesliga match this season and has played just 238 Bundesliga minutes this season under coach Edin Terzic.

Aston Villa are one of a handful of teams linked with a bid.

"Any professional who's competitive wants to be on the field," Berhalter said.

"This is a case where Gio hasn't been getting the game time that he wants and potentially (is) looking for alternate options, and that's completely understandable."

He added: "We support him in his quest to get on the field regularly and (are) looking forward to to the outcome of that."

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Karim Benzema speculation ended

Friday 19 January 2024 18:06 , Marc Mayo

Karim Benzema is now back at training with Al-Ittihad.

Speculation has been rife over recent days over his future, amid links to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and more.

But French outlet L’Equipe have quoted Benzema’s camp as stating he will “100 per cent” be staying with the Saudi Arabian club.

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Chelsea deal confirmed

Friday 19 January 2024 17:34 , Marc Mayo

Official confirmation from Chelsea of our earlier story that Cesare Casadei has been recalled from his loan at Leicester.

He will return to Mauricio Pochettino's first-team squad and compete to make his competitive debut with the west Londoners.

Kylian Mbappe latest

Friday 19 January 2024 17:16 , Marc Mayo

PSG boss Luis Enrique has admitted he did not watch a new documentary about Kylian Mbappe.

The striker is linked with Real Madrid, Liverpool and plenty more ahead of his contract expiring in the summer.

And settling down to tune in was not high on Luis Enrique's agenda amid reports of discontent between club and player.

"I was not able to see the documentary," he told reporters.

"I don't watch TV, I just watch football...

"C'est la vie."

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Marseille back in for Arsenal man

Friday 19 January 2024 16:47 , Marc Mayo

French club Marseille are keen on a reunion with Nuno Tavares.

L'Equipe report on the Portuguese defender landing on their radar after his loan stint on the Med last season.

Tavares' spell at Nottingham Forest has not gone to plan and he could be recalled before a fresh loan this month.


Chelsea to recall young midfielder

Friday 19 January 2024 16:13 , Marc Mayo

Chelsea are set to bring Cesare Casadei from his loan spell at Leicester, writes Nizaar Kinsella.

The 21-year-old midfielder has largely featured off the bench for the Championship leaders but he will now return to fight for a place in the Blues' first-team.

Read the full story!

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Kieran Trippier: PSG and Bayern want Newcastle star

Friday 19 January 2024 15:49 , Jonathan Gorrie

The prospect of Kieran Trippier leaving Newcastle may not have seemed realistic before the opening of the January transfer window.

Still, with the Magpies reportedly needing to sell to buy amid FFP worries, it seems it could be the case.

According to reports in Germany, both Bayern Munich and PSG are keen on the veteran England international.


Mika Biereth: Arsenal transfer latest

Friday 19 January 2024 14:51 , Jonathan Gorrie

At one point, it seemed as if Mika Biereth was bound for Sheffield Wednesday after the Arsenal youngster called time on his loan stint at Motherwell.

Standard Sport's Simon Collings, however, reports that Austrian side Sturm Graz are set to win the race.


Done deal!

Friday 19 January 2024 14:27 , Matt Verri

Ivan Perisic's move to Hajduk Split has been confirmed.

While it is only a six-month loan deal, Perisic is out of contract at Tottenham in the summer and appears to have played for the club for the final time.

Arteta addresses Smith Rowe talk

Friday 19 January 2024 13:58 , Matt Verri

Mikel Arteta insists he is "really happy" with Emile Smith Rowe, amid speculation over his future.

Reports suggest that West Ham are keen on signing Smith Rowe on loan, though it is still expected that the midfielder stays at Arsenal this month.

"I’m really happy with Emile," Arteta said.

"He’s in the right trajectory. He’s settled really well and you know I’m not going to talk about individual situations."

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Mourinho to Saudi Arabia?

Friday 19 January 2024 13:18 , Matt Verri

Saudi side Al-Shabab are keen on bringing in Jose Mourinho as their new manager.

Mourinho is out of work after he was sacked by Roma, but he may not have long to wait until his next job materialises.

It's believed that Al-Shabab, who currently have a caretaker manager in place, have made Mourinho their top target.

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Newcastle could turn to Onana

Friday 19 January 2024 12:55 , Matt Verri

Newcastle believed Amadou Onana could fix their midfield issues.

The club remain in contract talks with Joelinton but no agreement has yet been reached. The Brazilian reportedly wants a deal to bring him in line with Newcastle's top earns.

It remains to be seen whether Joelinton signs a new deal, but The Telegraph suggest that Newcastle could now turn their focus to Onana, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal.

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West Ham want Smith Rowe loan

Friday 19 January 2024 12:34 , Matt Verri

West Ham have opened talks with Arsenal over a loan move for Emile Smith Rowe.

The 23-year-old has made just one Premier League start this season, and continues to struggle to force his way into Mikel Arteta's plans.

According to ExWHUEmployee, West Ham have registered their interest and discussions have taken place over the structure of a potential deal, but an agreement is not close.

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Klopp responds to Henderson move

Friday 19 January 2024 12:03 , Matt Verri

Jurgen Klopp says he is “happy” for Jordan Henderson after the midfielder completed a move to Ajax.

Henderson this week joined the Amsterdam giants on a two-and-a-half-year contract having called a premature end to his time in Saudi Arabia with Al-Ettifaq.

The former Liverpool captain was just six months into a three-year deal with the Saudi Pro League side, who he was criticised for joining last summer.

Addressing his quick-fire exit, Klopp said: “I haven't spoken to him about it, no. But I am happy for him because it looks like he's happy and that's the most important thing to me.

"From time to time I forget that I actually don't read these kind of stories that people are critical of the move, first there and now coming back. All these kind of things.

"I don't know how we dare to judge these kind of things, we have one life and sometimes the decisions are perfect in the first place and sometimes it is different after you make them. He was there and it was 100% an interesting experience."

Read more on that here!

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Man City eye £200m swoop

Friday 19 January 2024 11:41 , Matt Verri

Manchester City want to bring Pedro Porro and Douglas Luiz back to the club.

Neither made an appearance for the club while on City's books, but Luiz is now shining at Aston Villa and Porro has been hugely impressive for Tottenham this season.

Football Insider report that City are keen on signing the duo, who are both valued at around £100m.

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Man United plans defensive revamp

Friday 19 January 2024 11:25 , Matt Verri

Manchester United are planning on making major changes at the back this summer.

According to ESPN, the club will listen to offers for Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof, while Raphael Varane and Jonny Evans will be out of contract in the summer.

It's claimed that Jarrad Branthwaite, Matthijs de Ligt and Jean-Clair Todibo are on United's shortlist.

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Bayern consider move for Trippier

Friday 19 January 2024 11:06 , Matt Verri

Bayern Munich are keen on bringing Kieran Trippier to Germany.

The Telegraph report that the Bundesliga giants are interested in the Newcastle right-back, having already signed Eric Dier this month.

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed the club are in the marker for a full-back.

"We are looking for a right-back who is strong in duels," he said earlier this month. "We’ll see if something is possible."


Tottenham transfer news: Antonio Nusa latest

Friday 19 January 2024 10:14 , Jonathan Gorrie

Tottenham have held talks with Club Brugge over a deal for winger Antonio Nusa.

The 18-year-old has been tipped for a big future and is also attracting interest from Chelsea, who had a £23million bid rejected on deadline day last summer.

Spurs have now joined the race for Nusa and Brugge are thought to want around £25m, plus a guarantee that he stays with them for the rest of the season.

Read the full story here!

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Bruno Guimaraes: Newcastle transfer latest

Friday 19 January 2024 09:31 , Jonathan Gorrie

Chelsea, Liverpool, PSG and Barcelona have all been linked with Newcastle star Bruno Guimaraes of late.

Still, according to the Independent, the Magpies are unlikely to sanction any sale until a suitable replacement is lined up.

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Mohamed Salah injury: Liverpool boost

Friday 19 January 2024 08:49 , Jonathan Gorrie

Perhaps an injury to Mohamed Salah could force Liverpool into the transfer market, as they attempt to hunt another Premier League title down.

The forward was injured during Egypt's draw with Ghana earlier this week but it seems that problem isn't particularly serious.

"I hope it's not a big problem," Rui Vitoria said in his post-match press conference.

"But it was a problem in the first-half, because we lost one time to make a substitution. In the second-half we only had two moments to make substitutions."


Karim Benzema: Arsenal and Chelsea transfer latest

Friday 19 January 2024 08:32 , Jonathan Gorrie

Karim Benzema continues to be linked with a shock move to the Premier League after reportedly growing unhappy with life in Saudi Arabia.

Still, according to respectable French outlet L'Equipe, the veteran striker has now returned to Jeddah and won't be leaving anytime soon.

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West Ham expected to sign Leeds star Wilfried Gnonto

Friday 19 January 2024 07:54 , George Flood

West Ham look to be pushing to sign Wilfried Gnonto before the January transfer deadline.

The Hammers have yet to add to their squad so far this month, but are on the hunt for attacking reinforcements with the likes of Jarrod Bowen, Lucas Paqueta and Michail Antonio all in the treatment room as things stand.

According to Belgian journalist Sacha Tavolieri, Championship promotion chasers Leeds expect to likely sell Gnonto to West Ham before the window ends.

And they are apparently lining up Burnley's Manuel Benson as a replacement for the Italian international.

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Man United learn price to start Vinicius Jr talks

Friday 19 January 2024 07:41 , George Flood

Manchester United will have to submit an eye-watering bid to even start talks with Real Madrid over a potential blockbuster deal for Vinicius Jr.

Reports from Catalan outlet Sport earlier this week claimed that the Red Devils were ready to spend around €150m in order to land the Brazilian forward, whom they said may have to leave the Bernabeu in order to make room for the expected summer arrival of Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain.

However, ESPN Brazil insist that there has been no contact between the clubs, with the player or between intermediaries, going on to claim that it would actually take a mammoth opening offer of approximately €250m to even convince Madrid into starting a conversation over parting with Vinicius.

United will likely have to look elsewhere for their first major signing of the new Sir Jim Ratcliffe era at OId Trafford.


Arsenal and Chelsea on alert over Karim Benzema

Friday 19 January 2024 07:22 , George Flood

In case you missed it yesterday, Karim Benzema is fast becoming the most interesting and high-profile name to watch as the January transfer window reaches its final stages.

There have been conflicting reports over the Real Madrid icon and 2022 Ballon d'Or winner's happiness in Saudi Arabia, following his lucrative move to Al-Ittihad in the summer.

Standard Sport understands that Premier League clubs have been placed on alert over Benzema, who believes a move to England is a possibility this month.

Arsenal and Chelsea in particular are both on the lookout for striking reinforcements, though wages could well prove a stumbling block when it comes to the 36-year-old.

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Liverpool set sights on Georgiy Sudakov move

Friday 19 January 2024 07:13 , George Flood

Liverpool are hoping to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Georgiy Sudakov, reports claim.

The Reds have been notably quiet so far in this January transfer window, though the rumours are starting to build now as we approach the business end of proceedings.

According to CalcioMercato in Italy, Liverpool are among the clubs chasing Ukraine international Sudakov, who is also wanted by Manchester City plus Serie A duo Juventus and Napoli.

Shakhtar are said to be holding out for a fee of around €40m for the player.

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Tottenham in talks over Antonio Nusa signing

Friday 19 January 2024 07:02 , George Flood

Tottenham have already been busy this month with the signings of Timo Werner and Radu Dragusin, with reports suggesting they are now trying hard for Antonio Nusa.

Club Brugge's Norwegian starlet has been linked with multiple clubs across Europe after a fine start to his senior career in Belgium, most notably Chelsea.

However, Het Laatste Niews (HLN) in Belgium now claim that it is actually Spurs who are negotiating a deal with Brugge over Nusa.

It is believed that Tottenham want to pay around €30m for his services before loaning the player back for the rest of the season.

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Chelsea learn price for Viktor Gyokeres deal

Friday 19 January 2024 06:49 , George Flood

Chelsea have been told how much it will take to sign Viktor Gyokeres this month.

The Blues are once again on the lookout for a splashy new striker signing, with Gyokeres known to be among their top targets in that department.

The former Coventry star and Swedish international has continued to thrive at Sporting CP, with boss Ruben Amorim insisting that it will take a huge sum to lure him to Stamford Bridge.

Asked about a rumoured €85m bid from Chelsea for Gyokeres, he said: "I don't know, I didn't even ask [director of football Hugo] Viana.

"Obviously, I was informed of the news. As soon as they said it was €85m, I thought: 'that's not enough'. It's only €100m. I'm not worried."

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Arsenal set to battle Man United for Matthijs De Ligt

Friday 19 January 2024 06:43 , George Flood

Arsenal and Manchester United could be set to do battle over Matthijs de Ligt.

The Dutch defender's Bayern Munich future appears to have been subject to question for some time now, with reports suggesting that he has somewhat of a difficult relationship with manager Thomas Tuchel.

According to German outlet Bild, Arsenal are now prepared to rival United for De Ligt's signature as they pursue defensive upgrades as well as more firepower up front.

However, it is said to be more likely at this stage that De Ligt moves at the end of the season.

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Spurs keen on Antonio Nusa

Thursday 18 January 2024 22:47 , Matt Verri

Tottenham are reportedly in talks with Club Brugge over a move for Antonio Nusa.

HLN Sport report that Spurs are willing to spend €30m plus bonuses on the winger, and will let him stay at the Belgian club on loan until the end of the season.

The 18-year-old was strongly linked with a move to Chelsea last summer.

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Done deal!

Thursday 18 January 2024 19:56 , Marc Mayo

Ajax have announced the signing of Jordan Henderson after the England midfielder left Al Ettifaq.

The Saudi Arabian club released a statement confirming Henderson's exit and insisted that it wanted to be "respectful" of his desire to leave.

Read the full story!

Jordan Henderson officially leaves Al Ettifaq

Thursday 18 January 2024 19:46 , Marc Mayo

Ahead of joining Ajax, Jordan Henderson has spoken out on his now-official departure from Saudi club Al Ettifaq.

Henderson said in a statement: "I’d like to thank the club, the fans and all involved for the opportunity and wish them the best for the remainder of the season. A lot of hard work is going in which I know will pay off in the future."

Ettifaq club president Samer Al Misehal stated: “Firstly, the club would like to thank Jordan for his efforts and wish him the best for his future endeavours.

"We are always respectful of our players. The club and Jordan believe this quick decision, without any delay or further distraction, has been made for both the overall good of the club and for Jordan."


West Ham open to Benrahma exit

Thursday 18 January 2024 18:46 , Matt Verri

West Ham are willing to let Said Benrahma leave on loan until the end of the season.

However, The Sun report that the Hammers will only do so if the deal includes an obligation to buy, as they look to raise funds and strengthen the squad.

Marseille have had an initial approach rejected, but the Ligue 1 side are set to return with a second bid.

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Fulham relaunch £30m Andre talks but Silva has different priority in mind

Thursday 18 January 2024 18:01 , Jonathan Gorrie

Fulham are targeting a January move for Fluminense midfielder Andre, with Wolfsburg striker Jonas Wind among potential forward options.

Marco Silva is expected to be heavily backed in the transfer market after signing a new contract until 2026.

Read the full story here!

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Jamaal Lascelles: Newcastle transfer latest

Thursday 18 January 2024 16:54 , Jonathan Gorrie

Newcastle might need to sell players in order to create room in which to work within FFP constraints.

Though the likes of Bruno Guimaraes and Alexander Isak have been linked with exits, it seems it could be another player to go.

According to reports in Turkey, Besiktas have made an official offer to sign Magpies skipper Jamaal Lascelles.

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Jordan Henderson: Ajax transfer latest

Thursday 18 January 2024 16:35 , Jonathan Gorrie

Jordan Henderson to Ajax is about to get the 'Here We Go' treatment, it seems.

The midfielder has now arrived in the Netherlands ahead of a medical before his move to the Amsterdam giants.

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Martial agent hits back at training reports with Man United stay confirmed

Thursday 18 January 2024 16:10 , Jonathan Gorrie

Anthony Martial's agent has denied the striker was told to train alone by Erik ten Hag and has revealed he needs surgery instead.

The 28-year-old striker hasn't played since picking up a sickness bug after Manchester United's 3-0 defeat at home to Bournemouth on 9 December.

Read the full story here!

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David De Gea: Transfer latest

Thursday 18 January 2024 14:59 , Jonathan Gorrie

Somehow still without a club, David De Gea has been linked with a move back to the Premier League.

Newcastle have been tipped with making an approach but Fabrizio Romano suggests the veteran will take time to consider his future.

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Done deal! Tottenham loan Japhet Tanganga to Millwall

Thursday 18 January 2024 14:00 , George Flood

Tottenham defender Japhet Tanganga has joined Millwall on a straight loan for the rest of the season after returning from a disastrous spell at Augsburg, writes Dan Kilpatrick.

Tanganga, 24, failed to make a single appearance on loan at the German club and will now link-up with the Lions for the rest of the Championship campaign.

The 24-year-old is out of contract at Spurs in the summer but the club has an option to extend his deal by a further 12 months.

Millwall manager Joe Edwards was formerly a youth coach at Chelsea and England Under-20s boss, raising hopes that he could bring some of the country's best young talent to The Den.

Karim Benzema's lawyer drops new transfer hint

Thursday 18 January 2024 13:32 , George Flood

Speculation surrounding Karim Benzema's future has been quelled by the player's lawyer.

Arsenal and Chelsea are two of several clubs linked with the veteran striker, following reports of a falling out with Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad and of his alleged unhappiness in the Middle East.

Benzema's lawyer, Hugues Vigier, has dismissed the player's current struggles on the pitch - with his team off the pace in the title race - as any sign that he will leave, although he hinted that former club Lyon would be on the table should he seek an exit.

Read the article in full here

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Karim Benzema update

Thursday 18 January 2024 12:47 , George Flood

Perhaps Karim Benzema isn't destined to leave Saudi Arabia this month after all.

Standard Sport understands that Premier League clubs have been placed on alert over the 2022 Ballon d'Or winner, with Arsenal and Chelsea on the hunt for a new striker.

It was said that Benzema is frustrated in Saudi Arabia and wants to leave Al-Ittihad after only six months, viewing a move to England as a real possibility in January.

However, French publication L'Equipe are now reporting that the 36-year-old Real Madrid legend will stay put beyond the deadline.

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West Ham and Crystal Palace in Kalvin Phillips fight

Thursday 18 January 2024 12:13 , George Flood

West Ham and Crystal Palace are among the clubs interested in a move for Manchester City midfielder Kalvin Phillips, who is set to decide his future next week, writes Nizaar Kinsella.

Phillips is keen to play more regular football for the remainder of the season to give himself a better chance of keeping his place in the England squad for Euro 2024.

Newcastle are also interested in the 28-year-old, while Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have been linked with a January move. Juventus have cooled their interest in Phillips.

City are said to be relaxed over the situation regarding Phillips, but will demand that his £135,000-a-week wages are paid in full if he leaves on loan this month.

Read the full story here


Jordan Henderson flies out for Ajax medical

Thursday 18 January 2024 11:49 , George Flood

Jordan Henderson is travelling to the Netherlands on Thursday to sign for Ajax after calling time on his unhappy and damaging spell in Saudi Arabia, writes Dan Kilpatrick.

The former Liverpool captain is due to head from England to Amsterdam by private jet ahead of completing a medical and signing a deal with Ajax that is expected to run until 2026.

Henderson agreed to terminate the three-year contract he signed at Saudi club Al-Ettifaq in the summer after just six months, and reports overnight suggest the 33-year-old may not earn a single penny from his reputation-hitting stay in the Middle East.

Henderson has reportedly deferred payments of his reported £350,000-a-week salary in part to avoid UK tax and sources close to the player are understood to believe that he may now never be paid for his time at the club.

Read the full article here


Leeds expect Wilfried Gnonto to make West Ham switch

Thursday 18 January 2024 11:41 , George Flood

West Ham are pushing to sign Wilfried Gnonto, reports claim.

The Hammers are in the market for reinforcements in attack this month with the likes of Lucas Paqueta, Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio currently sidelined through injury.

Former Tottenham winger Steven Bergwijn is known to be among David Moyes' top targets, but Belgian journalist Sacha Tavolieri now reports that Leeds are expecting Gnonto to likely join West Ham before the deadline.

The Championship promotion hopefuls are said to be lining up Burnley's Manuel Benson as a replacement for the Italian international.

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Arsenal recall Mika Biereth amid Sheffield Wednesday interest

Thursday 18 January 2024 11:04 , George Flood

Mika Biereth has been recalled by Arsenal from his loan spell at Motherwell, Simon Collings reports.There is interest from Sheffield Wednesday in the Danish Under-21 striker, but other clubs are also chasing him and in the hunt to get him in on loan.

Biereth scored six times in 15 appearances for Motherwell, whose manager Stuart Kettlewell is hugely disappointed to lose him.

"Mika has been recalled. It's been a difficult one for us over the last 24 hours," he said.

"It's a major, major disappointment. This was a little bit unexpected.

"The conversation was that Mika would stay here until the end of the season just last week unless something big came on the table for Arsenal that they couldn't turn down.

"They believe there's an opportunity to send him to another club that takes him that step beyond where we are just now."


Arsenal and Chelsea on alert over Karim Benzema deal

Thursday 18 January 2024 10:53 , George Flood

Karim Benzema has put Premier League clubs on alert by indicating that he is open to leaving Al-Ittihad after an underwhelming six months in Saudi Arabia, writes Nizaar Kinsella.

The 36-year-old former Real Madrid striker is exploring his options, and Chelsea and Arsenal are both in need of a forward to boost their firepower.

Benzema believes a move to England is a possibility, but whether a deal for the 2022 Ballon d’Or winner is realistic remains to be seen.

He is on a reported £88million-a-year deal in Saudi and his club are said to be reluctant to let him leave this month, either on loan or on a permanent deal.

Read the full story here

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Tottenham give Millwall no option to buy Japhet Tanganga

Thursday 18 January 2024 10:32 , George Flood

Some extra information now on Japhet Tanganga's next loan exit from Tottenham.

Fabrizio Romano reports that the move to Championship side Millwall to the end of the season does not contain an option or any permanent summer transfer.

It seems that Spurs have not yet given up on the academy graduate defender, who failed to make a single appearance during his unhappy spell in Germany with Augsburg.

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Mejia joins Mejbri in leaving Man United for Sevilla move

Thursday 18 January 2024 10:23 , George Flood

News of a done deal to bring you this morning.

Manchester United have confirmed that academy forward Mateo Mejia has left the club in order to complete a move to Sevilla.

The Spanish-born Colombian youth international departs Old Trafford four-and-a-half years after arriving from Real Zaragoza and having failed to make a single first-team appearance.

He joins former Red Devils team-mate Hannibal Mejbri in Seville, with the Tunisian midfielder having completed a loan switch to LaLiga only last week.

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(Manchester United via Getty Imag)

Japhet Tanganga makes Tottenham return before Millwall loan

Thursday 18 January 2024 09:47 , George Flood

Tottenham have now confirmed the return of Japhet Tanganga from his loan spell with Bundesliga side Augsburg.

But he won't be staying back at Spurs for long, with the versatile defender now expected to join Millwall imminently on another loan deal until the end of the season.

Chelsea open to Armando Broja sale this month

Thursday 18 January 2024 09:45 , George Flood

Chelsea are open to selling Armando Broja, with Aston Villa among the clubs interested in the 22-year-old striker, writes Nizaar Kinsella.

West Ham, Fulham and Wolves are also monitoring the situation with Broja, whose Chelsea future is in doubt.

Villa’s interest is conditional on whether Colombian forward Jhon Duran, who has been linked with several clubs including Chelsea, leaves either in January or the summer.

Broja's reported £50million asking price is considered overinflated by interested clubs, who value the Albania international at between £30m-£40m.

Read the full story here

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Chelsea striker Armando Broja (Getty Images)

Arsenal and Tottenham linked with Ander Barrenetxea

Thursday 18 January 2024 09:29 , George Flood

Arsenal and Tottenham are being linked with Ander Barrenetxea at Real Sociedad.

The versatile former Spain Under-21 winger is impressing with his performances at Anoeta and seems to have landed on the transfer radars of clubs across Europe.

The Sun claim that Barrenetxea is a target for both Arsenal and Spurs, with each of the north London rivals said to have scouted him for months - and have further trips planned.

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Man United 'must bid €250m' to start Vinicius Jr talks

Thursday 18 January 2024 08:49 , George Flood

It seems that Vinicius Jr to Manchester United is unlikely to be happening any time soon.

Catalan outlet Sport reported earlier this week that Real Madrid could be forced to offload the Brazilian forward in order to make room for Kylian Mbappe this summer, with Manchester United said to be willing to spend big to land a truly statement signing under Sir Jim Ratcliffe.

However, ESPN in Brazil now report that there has been absolutely no contact over any potential deal between any of the parties or intermediaries.

They add that the rumoured €150m that United are apparently willing to spend would be nowhere near enough to tempt Madrid into selling.

At least a bid of €250m would reportedly be needed to even start the negotiations.

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Premier League an option for Karim Benzema amid Chelsea interest

Thursday 18 January 2024 08:27 , George Flood

More now on Karim Benzema following the suggestions this morning that Arsenal have joined Chelsea in the race for the former Real Madrid star.

ESPN have reported that Benzema is indeed exploring his options in the January transfer window, having become unhappy with his spell in Saudi Arabia despite scoring 15 goals in 24 games for Al-Ittihad so far..

They say the Premier League could well be an option for the 36-year-old this month and mention Chelsea's interest in a potential deal.

Al-Ittihad are said to be reluctant to allow Benzema to leave even on loan, however.

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Man United handed boost over Goncalo Ramos

Thursday 18 January 2024 07:42 , George Flood

Manchester United have received a boost in their long-running pursuit of Goncalo Ramos.

The Portuguese forward has been connected with a potential move to Old Trafford for some time, since starring at the last World Cup in Qatar.

However, he moved from Benfica to PSG in the summer instead on a season-long loan deal that was made permanent for a fee of around £69m in November.

However, French publication L'Equipe reports that the 22-year-old is already facing an uncertain future in Paris and could be sold, potentially opening the door for United to swoop.


Jordan Henderson set for Ajax medical today

Thursday 18 January 2024 07:25 , George Flood

Jordan Henderson is on his way to Ajax.

It emerged yesterday that Saudi outfit Al-Ettifaq had agreed to cancel the England midfielder's contract just six months after he joined the club in controversial fashion.

Henderson will reportedly now join the Dutch giants, with transfer guru Fabrizio Romano reporting that a medical is booked in Amsterdam for today.

The former Liverpool captain is poised to sign a two-and-a-half year contract at Ajax lasting until the summer of 2026.

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Man United plan blockbuster deal for Vinicius Jr

Thursday 18 January 2024 07:12 , George Flood

In case you somehow missed it yesterday, Manchester United are being linked with a mega-move for Vinicius Jr.

Catalan outlet Sport claim that United are willing to splash a mammoth £129m in a bid to land the Brazilian superstar, whom they claim Real Madrid may have to begrudgingly offload to make room for Kylian Mbappe.

However, such rumours have been given short shrift elsewhere and been positively mocked by some - including a certain Gary Lineker on social media.

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Tottenham and Liverpool set for Ko Itakura fight

Thursday 18 January 2024 07:02 , George Flood

Tottenham could face a fight with Liverpool for the signing of Ko Itakura.

The versatile Japan defender has been linked with Spurs before as they target further reinforcements following early January deals for Timo Werner and Radu Dragusin.

Sky Deutschland report that Tottenham and Germany are both interested in Itakura, who has a release clause in his Borussia Monchengladbach contract that is said to become active in the summer for between €10m-€15m.

Spurs boss Ange Postecoglou is rumoured to have wanted Itakura during his time in charge at Celtic.

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Arsenal favourites to sign Xavi Simons

Thursday 18 January 2024 06:55 , George Flood

Arsenal are rumoured to be leading the race for Xavi Simons.

The Dutch international, 20, has seemingly long been on Mikel Arteta's transfer radar since bursting onto the scene as a teenager.

Sport Bild in Germany claim that Arsenal are now the frontrunners for winger Simons, who returned to Paris Saint-Germain from PSV Eindhoven last summer but has since been sent out on loan to RB Leipzig.

The Gunners could use Simons as competition and support for Bukayo Saka, with Barcelona, Inter Milan and Bayern Munich also said to be interested in a deal.

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Arsenal and Chelsea in Karim Benzema battle

Thursday 18 January 2024 06:48 , George Flood

Arsenal and Chelsea are in a battle to sign Karim Benzema, according to the latest reports.

The Real Madrid legend's future in Saudi Arabia is said to be uncertain just a matter of months after he made the move out to Al-Ittihad.

TeamTalk now report that Arsenal are pondering an audacious move for Benzema this month if they can get a loan deal, with Manchester United reportedly not interested in his services as things stand.

However, the report adds that Chelsea are continuing to closely monitor the 36-year-old's situation.

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Karim Benzema: Arsenal transfer news

Wednesday 17 January 2024 22:19 , Jonathan Gorrie

What better way of answering a goalscoring crisis by signing one of Europe's best forwards over the years?

According to TEAMtalk, Arsenal could launch a shock loan move to sign Karim Benzema this month.

The Frenchman is reportedly unhappy in Saudi Arabia and could soon be offered a way out.

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Ousmane Diomande: Arsenal and Liverpool transfer latest

Wednesday 17 January 2024 19:03 , Jonathan Gorrie

Sporting Lisbon's Ousmane Diomande looks like one of the major names during this month's transfer window.

Linked with all manner of top clubs, it seems Arsenal and Liverpool are among the most interested.

According to Football Transfers, the two giants are ready to battle for the £50m defender.

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Ivan Toney: Chelsea and Arsenal transfer latest

Wednesday 17 January 2024 17:27 , Jonathan Gorrie

Gearing up for his return to action following a betting ban, Ivan Toney has refused to rule out a move away from Brentford this month.

"You can never predict when is the right time to move elsewhere, but I think it's obvious I want to play for a top club," he told Sky Sports.

"Everybody wants to play for a top club, that is fighting for titles. Whether it's this January that is the right time for a club to come in and pay the right money, who knows?"


Moyes: West Ham want signings

Wednesday 17 January 2024 16:02 , Matt Verri

David Moyes has confirmed that West Ham want to be active in the transfer window before the end of the month.

The Hammers currently have Mohammed Kudus and Nayef Aguerd away at AFCON, while Lucas Paqueta, Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio are among those injured.

"We'll try and do some business," Moyes said.

"There's undoubtedly a desire from the club to try and do something, from me and everybody there.

"The next part is can we get the right players to fall in and get ones who can come in and help just now."


Levy long game paying off for Tottenham

Wednesday 17 January 2024 15:42 , Matt Verri

As Everton and Nottingham Forest face up to charges for breaching the Premier League’s profit and sustainability rules (PSR) and a handful of other top-flight clubs sweat on the state of their own books, it is time to acknowledge that Levy’s approach is working for Spurs, writes Dan Kilpatrick.

They are, as it stands, the only top-flight club to have spent anything approaching serious cash this month — £26 million on defender Radu Dragusin — and they are not done yet, with a midfielder a target before the end of January.

While Eddie Howe, manager of Saudi Arabia-backed Newcastle, complains that the club does not have “the freedom” to sign players like Bournemouth’s Dominic Solanke because of PSR and Aston Villa’s Unai Emery says they need to sell before they can buy, Tottenham have no such concerns.

The sale of their greatest-ever player, Harry Kane, in a £100 million summer transfer to Bayern Munich has helped massively but years of careful financing have put Spurs in a position of strength.

Read the full column here!

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Fulham pushing for Chalobah

Wednesday 17 January 2024 15:26 , Matt Verri

Fulham are looking at the possibility of signing Chelsea defender Trevoh Chalobah.

Sky Sport claim that Fulham are keen on a six-month loan deal with the option to make the move permanent in the summer.

Chalobah declared himself fully fit earlier this month, but he is yet to play a single minute this season.

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Vinicius to Man United?

Wednesday 17 January 2024 15:08 , Matt Verri

Wouldn't take this one too seriously...

Manchester United are reportedly willing to spend €150m to try and sign Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr.

That's according to claims in the Spanish press, with it suggested that Real are looking to raise funds ahead of a move for Kylian Mbappe.

However, ESPN Brasil state that Vinicius has no desire to leave Real, who would demand at least €250m to even open talks.

Race on to sign Phillips

Wednesday 17 January 2024 14:53 , Matt Verri

Kalvin Phillips will make a decision on his future next week.

The Manchester City midfielder is believed to be keen on a January move, hoping to secure first-team football in his bid to make England's Euro 2024 squad.

The Telegraph report that Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are interested, as are a number of Premier League clubs, with Phillips yet to make a final call.


Chelsea open to Broja sell

Wednesday 17 January 2024 14:28 , Matt Verri

Chelsea will let Armando Broja leave the club if they receive an acceptable offer.

David Ornstein reports that Fulham, West Ham and Wolves are among the clubs interested in a January move.

A potential sale is not reliant on Chelsea signing a replacement.

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