Chelsea have already closed a deal for Molde striker David Fofana and now they’ve secured the long-awaited summer signing of Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig for £63m. The Blues also have their eye on Josko Gvardiol and Youssoufa Moukoko after being offered Joao Felix and Matheus Cunha.
Arsenal are in talks to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk, and Sergej-Milinkovic Savic is also believed to be on the Gunners’ transfer radar heading into the New Year. However, Dusan Vlahovic is reportedly not going anywhere after new links with Arsenal. Tottenham are competing with Liverpool for Morocco’s World Cup hero Sofyan Amrabat, with Mohammed Kudus and Ruslan Malinovskyi among the other targets linked. Follow the latest transfer news, rumors and gossip LIVE below!
Big push for Man United in Gakpo chase
PSV Eindhoven manager Ruud van Nistelrooy has admitted that Cody Gakpo could leave in January.
Manchester United held talks to sign the Dutch striker in the summer amid rival interest from Arsenal and Leeds.
Van Nistelrooy said: “If I have the option, I prefer [Gakpo to leave in] summer, but it can also be now. You just know there comes a time when you can’t say no.”
Chelsea eyes Brighton talent
Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo is attracting interest from Chelsea.
Sky Sports names Liverpool as also interested in the Ecuadorian, who impressed at the World Cup.
However, the Gaviotas can demand a hefty fee for Caicedo, given that he has a contract through 2025.
Arsenal returns for Danilo
Palmeiras midfielder Danilo dos Santos has once again been linked with Arsenal.
Transfers estimate that the ever-linked Brazilian is back on the Gunners’ agenda in January.
Chelsea will launch Gvardiol’s offer
Chelsea are preparing to test the water with a £45m offer for Josko Gvardiol.
RB Leipzig will demand a high fee for the Croatian defender after he starred in the World Cup.
But with rival interest from Real Madrid, the Mirror say Chelsea are keen to get to the negotiating table as soon as possible.
Will Buscats join Messi in MLS?
Sergio Busquets could meet again with Lionel Messi next season.
The Argentine star is tipped to move to MLS and, in particular, to Inter Miami when his contract with PSG expires.
Mundo Deportivo claims that Busquets will leave Barcelona in the summer with a US trade on the cards, and once again Miami leads the race.
Udogie ready to work at Spurs
Tottenham youngster Destiny Udogie is looking forward to joining the club in the summer.
The Udinese left-back put pen to paper in a move from Spurs before returning to the Italian outfit on loan.
“I really like the Premier League,” he told SportWeek. “It’s a very competitive league like Serie A, but the level is higher.”
Wan-Bissaka wanted by West Ham
West Ham are interested in a deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
The Manchester United right-back is in the Hammers’ sights for a loan spell, according to MEN.
Diogo Dalot has removed Wan-Bissaka from the United line-up and Wolves have also shown interest in a January move.
Vlahovic is not going anywhere
Dusan Vlahovic will not leave Juventus in January.
That’s according to a report in Tuttosport, which claims that the Serbian striker has no intention of changing clubs just a year after arriving in Turin.
Arsenal and Chelsea were among several clubs that could bid for Vlahovic next month.
Kalulu draws attention from Spurs
Pierre Kalulu has caught the attention of Tottenham.
AC Milan are considering selling the 22-year-old defender for £44m, according to CalcioMercato.
Japhet Tanganga has been named as a possible trade component in a deal, while Spurs are also considering an offer for Harry Maguire.
Nelson’s strike won’t affect Arsenal’s plans
An injury to Reiss Nelson will not force Arsenal to make a quicker deal for Mykhaylo Mudryk.
The Gunners are in talks about the Ukrainian winger but want to lower his £86m price tag set by Shakhtar Donetsk.
Speaking after Nelson was removed in Saturday’s friendly loss to Juventus, Mikel Arteta said the blow will not change his plans for January.
“Let’s see what will happen,” he told reporters. “We know what we have to do and that doesn’t change the plans.”