Football Rumours on Tuesday 23rd January 2018

last updated Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 9:26 AM


  • Arsenal initially wanted PSG's Lucas Moura on loan but are now in talks over a permanent deal for him as they compete with rivals Tottenham for the player.
    (Daily Express)


  • Borussia Dortmund are demanding Arsenal's France striker Olivier Giroud, 31, in part exchange for Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, or they will put the deal off until the summer.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Manchester City want Aymeric Laporte and are considering meeting Athletic Bilbao's £60m release clause for the 23-year-old French centre-back.
    (Sun)


  • Moussa Dembele is eyeing a move away from Celtic this month.
    (Daily Express)


  • Leeds are planning a £7m move for Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack.
    (Daily Star)


  • Chelsea are considering breaking their policy of not paying transfer fees for outfield players aged over 30, to sign Bosnia striker Edin Dzeko, 31, from Roma. Antonio Conte's side could complete a double deal for Dzeko and Roma's Italy left-back Emerson Palmieri, 23, for £44m.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Alternatively, Chelsea could pay £50m for the pair.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Roma could make a move for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, 28, if Dzeko leaves for Chelsea.
    (Daily Star)


  • Crystal Palace have opened talks with Inter Milan over an £8.5m deal for Italy forward Eder, 31.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Newcastle are set to secure the loan signing of Chelsea's Brazilian winger Kenedy, 21, in the next 24 hours.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Real Madrid are lining up a summer move for Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah, 25, according to the president of the Egyptian FA.
    (Liverpool Echo)


  • Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks is a target for Championship high-flyers Cardiff City.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Newcastle are working on a deal to bring Atletico Madrid's French striker Kevin Gameiro, 30, to St James' Park.
    (Daily Express)


  • Charlton have agreed to sell England U20 defender Ezri Konsa for £5m with both Liverpool and Everton interested.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Leeds and Millwall want Aston Villa centre-back Tommy Elphick to boost their defensive options.
    (Sun)


  • West Ham remain keen to sign Lyon's French midfielder Clement Grenier, 27.
    (RMC)


  • Concerns over Fabian Delph's fitness mean Manchester City are looking at signing Shakhtar Donetsk's 24-year-old Brazilian midfielder Fred now rather than waiting until the summer.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Brazil winger Lucas Moura, 25, a target for Tottenham, says he is "not happy" at Paris St-Germain.
    (L'Equipe)




  • MANAGEMENT STUFF

  • Former England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, 39, is in talks to become the next Oxford United manager.
    (Sun)


  • Southampton would consider former Watford boss Marco Silva as a replacement should they decide to remove Mauricio Pellegrino, whose side has won just one of 15 league games.
    (Sun)


  • Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says the return of English winger Junior Stanislas, 28, and Norway striker Joshua King, 26, from injury is like having two new signings.
    (Bournemouth Echo)




  • INTERNATIONAL STUFF

  • Alex McLeish fancies a return to the Scotland job after Michael O'Neill snubbed the SFA.
    (Sun)




  • OTHER STORIES

  • England and West Ham striker Andy Carroll, 29, is out for three months after having surgery on his broken foot.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • The Hammers also face being without attacking midfielder Manuel Lanzini, 24, for six weeks because of a hamstring injury.
    (Times)


  • New Arsenal signing Henrik Mkhitaryan has described his move to the Emirates as a "dream come true".
    (Sky Sports)


  • The Football Association is allowing Peter Beardsley to study for his Uefa A licence, despite him being on a period of leave as Newcastle Under-23s coach while the club investigate allegations of racism and bullying made against him.
    (Times)


  • The president of UEFA has revealed talks will begin on plans to curb financial excesses in football, which could lead to a form of salary cap being introduced across the European game and strict limits placed on agents' fees.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Manchester City have announced Kevin De Bruyne has signed a new five-and-a-half-year deal to keep him at the club until 2023.
    (Sky Sports)


















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