It’s almost that time of year again as the January transfer window draws ever closer, and it’s expected to be a winter market like no other after the World Cup as Arsenal, chelsea Y tottenham look for new signings.
The window opens on January 1, 18 days from now, and several big names are already expected to be on the move and the big clubs are following them. Arsenal have already confirmed that they are active before opening hours, with Mykhaylo Mudryk and joao felix your key goals. However, Chelsea are considering a rival offer for the Portuguese striker.
Chelsea have also been linked with Rafael Leao, Josko Gvardiol and Youssoufa Moukoko, although the teen prodigy is keen to turn the Blues down. Tottenham manager Antonio Conte wants to bolster his squad ahead of the season with Pedro Porro attached, and then there’s the future of Cristiano Ronaldo after his departure from Manchester United. Follow all the latest transfer news, rumors and gossip with the Standard Sport live blog below!
Luizao sends a stylish message ahead of West Ham transfer
West Ham target Luizao appears to have said goodbye to current club Sao Paolo before moving to east London.
The 20-year-old Brazilian defender will be a free agent when his contract expires at the end of January and standard sport understands that West Ham is closing in.
Initially, Luizao is expected to join the club’s under-21 squad, with his signing more of a long-term investment than an established first-team addition.
Arsenal dealt a blow as manager confirms talks with Arteta’s target
Eintracht Frankfurt defender Evan Ndicka could now sign a new contract with the Bundesliga outfit despite interest from Arsenal.
standard sport understands that Mikel Arteta is still interested in strengthening his options on the left side to compete with Gabriel Magalhães.
The club were interested in signing Lisandro Martínez over the course of the summer, but lost out to Premier League rivals Manchester United, sparking interest in Ndicka.
With his contract currently expiring at the end of the season, several clubs are monitoring the 23-year-old’s situation.
A French youth international who has seen his stock rise since trading Auxerre for Frankfurt in the summer of 2018, Juventus are another thought to be interested in the player.
Tottenham interested in the signing of Wilfried Zaha
Ah, it just wouldn’t be a transfer window without Wilfried Zaha being linked, would it?
According to Football Insider, Tottenham are interested in signing the Crystal Palace striker, who will be out of contract in a matter of months.
Arsenal preparing final offer for Youri Tielemans
The intermittent move of Youri Tielemans to Arsenal was one of the stories of the summer.
While the Gunners have a long-term interest in the Belgian star, they were unwilling to pay as the midfielder entered the final months of his contract.
Now, according to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal could launch one last attempt to sign him in January.
Manchester United interested in Denzel Dumfries
Although often associated with Chelsea, Denzel Dumfries’ World Cup exploits with the Netherlands have not gone unnoticed elsewhere.
According to Sky Germany, Erik ten Hag is interested in a move to the Inter Milan star in January as he tries to strengthen his options at right-back.
Sofyan Amrabat reacts to transfer links with Tottenham, Liverpool and Barcelona
One of the stars of the World Cup, Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat has been linked with several top clubs after leading Morocco to the semi-finals.
Tottenham, Barcelona and Liverpool are reportedly interested in the star.
Still, he tells Marca: “I’m proud to be linked to big clubs like Barcelona and Atlético. But I am a Fiorentina player, I respect the club and I have a great relationship with the president.”
Cristiano Ronaldo training with Real Madrid!
While it is believed that Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Real Madrid is only to keep himself fit enough during the break in domestic football, the fact that he is back in the Spanish capital is sure to set the proverbial rumors flying. .
Real Madrid withdraws from Erling Haaland’s career
The idea of Erling Haaland joining Real Madrid from Manchester City was hinted at pretty much from the first moment he arrived.
Still, for all the talk of certain release clauses, Spanish outlet Sport suggests that Madrid’s capture of Brazilian wunderkind Endrick has put an end to their interest in Haaland.
West Ham close to first signing
Sao Paulo defender Luizao is about to sign for West Ham.
Malik Ouzia of Standard Sport reports on the 20-year-old who is heading to east London as one of the futures at the Hammers.
Chelsea reflects on the signing of Joao Félix
Chelsea are following Joao Félix as they consider fighting Arsenal for the Atlético Madrid striker.
A possible permanent or loan deal is on the cards for the Portuguese star in January after falling out with Diego Simeone.
And football.london reports that Chelsea are on the scene, albeit tentatively at this stage.