Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United offered swap deal to Ousmane Dembele and Anthony Martial
Dembele train with the rest of the team
The January transfer window is open and rumors are circulating around the Premier League and across Europe.
Romelu Lukaku’s future was suddenly in doubt after his recent interview voicing his desire to someday return to Inter Milan, despite only joining Chelsea for Â£ 97.5million in the summer last.
Liverpool are reportedly preparing a decision for Arsenal and England striker Bukayo Saka and monitor the 20-year-old’s contract situation in the Emirates, according to the Express. Saka, who has scored five times in the Premier League this season, is under contract until 2024 at Arsenal, while Liverpool have also reportedly made an offer to AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie before his contract expires at the end of the season.
Arsenal, meanwhile, have identified Alexander Isak of Real Sociedad and Jonathan David of Lille as potential additions to their forward line, amid uncertainty over the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette. Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte receives interest from Barcelona, ââwhile Newcastle, West Ham and Everton follow Aaron Ramsey and are expected to offer the Juventus midfielder a return to the Premier League. Newcastle are also in the process of closing a deal for Lille defender Sven Botman, according to the Mail.
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Barcelona ready to return to Man City for Aymeric Laporte
Barely after making a Â£ 55million transfer to Ferran Torres, Barcelona are once again turning to Manchester City.
Reports this morning claimed that Barcelona are now interested in City defender Aymeric Laporte and are considering a move next summer.
The Spain international, who joined City from Athletic Bilbao in 2018, has been a regular at City’s first team since the season and has formed a strong defensive partnership with Ruben Dias.
Jack rathbornJanuary 3, 2022 8:10 AM
Mikel Arteta’s shortlist to replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Arsenal
Mikel Arteta has reportedly drawn up a shortlist of players to replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if he leaves the club in January.
The 32-year-old, who will take part in the Africa Cup of Nations with Gabon next month, has been stripped of his position as Arsenal captain by Arteta following his latest disciplinary offense.
Despite signing an exceptional contract extension until 2023, the striker’s future at the club appears to be coming to an end as Arteta remains in charge.
And now ESPN has reported that Alexander Isak of Real Sociedad, Dusan Vlahovic of Fiorentina, Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Everton and Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa have been added to Arteta’s shortlist as he considers a substitute.
Jack rathbornJanuary 3, 2022 8:05 AM
Cristiano Ronaldo “very happy” at Manchester United, says Jorge Mendes
Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes has refuted suggestions his client is unhappy with Manchester United.
Ronaldo only returned to Old Trafford last summer and although he has scored 14 goals in all competitions this season, it has been suggested that the Portugal international is already looking to move away after the poor start to the season. of United.
“Cristiano Ronaldo is very happy at Man United,” Mendes told Sky Sports. âHe will continue with his solid and excellent performances, as always in his career. It will be a great season for him I’m sure.
Jack rathbornJanuary 3, 2022 8:00 AM
Romelu Lukaku could force Antonio Conte’s Tottenham reunion after Chelsea fallout
Romelu Lukaku’s future at Chelsea remains uncertain after his recent interview in Italy which angered Thomas Tuchel.
And Gazzetta Dello Sport are sensational claims that the Belgian striker could force a meeting with former manager Antonio Conte at Tottenham this summer.
The Blues paid Â£ 97.5million last summer to bring Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge from Inter Milan, suggesting the European champions would want at least that sum to quit their No.9.
Jack rathbornJanuary 3, 2022 7:52 AM
Man United could be offered a Martial-Dembele swap with Barcelona
Manchester United could be offered a Barcelona swap deal involving Ousmane Dembele and Anthony Martial.
That’s according to Ara, who claims the French forwards could trade clubs without any long-term settlements.
Martial has also been linked with Sevilla and Juventus, while Dembele could leave after failing to advance contract talks and his current Camp Nou deal expiring this summer.
Jack rathbornJanuary 3, 2022, 7:49 AM