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Football Rumours on Monday 1st February 2021

last updated Monday 01st February 2021, 9:19 AM


  • Dele Alli's last hope of securing a loan move to Paris Saint-Germain hangs on whether Tottenham can put a deal together for another attacking midfielder on Monday.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Galatasaray have opened negotiations with Benfica over a loan for Gedson Fernandes, with the Portuguese international's 18-month loan at Tottenham to be cut short.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Leicester are set to make a late loan move for Arsenal and England defender/midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles. Southampton, West Brom and Newcastle are also interested in the 23-year-old.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Leicester City are interested in signing Watford and England midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah, 26, on transfer deadline day.
    (Leicester Mercury)

  • Liverpool have made an approach for Marseille and Croatia centre-back Duje Caleta Car, 24.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Paris St-Germain's Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye, 31, has turned down the chance to join Newcastle United on loan.

  • Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo, 30, is set to join Boca Juniors on a free transfer after the Red Devils agreed to terminate the Argentina international's contract early.

  • Steven Gerrard has allowed Derby County boss Wayne Rooney to open talks with George Edmundson over a deadline day loan move to Derby County.
    (Daily Record)

  • As well as Rojo, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been instructed to sell Phil Jones and Sergio Romero in order to free up funds to sign a defender this summer.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Hibernian have rejected Birmingham City's final £3m offer for Kevin Nisbet.
    (Scottish Sun)

  • Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 28, who has been linked with a move back to Tottenham, could stay at Inter Milan beyond Monday's transfer deadline and play an important role for the team, says the Italian club's chief executive Giuseppe Marotta.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Jonjoe Kenny is set to sign for Celtic on loan, with the Everton defender having been on the fringes at Goodison Park this season.
    (Daily Star)

  • RB Leipzig and France centre-half Dayot Upamecano, 22, could be set to arrive in the Premier League this year as his agent says he will choose between two "top" English clubs and Bayern Munich "soon".
    (Daily Mail)

  • West Brom want to sign two players on transfer deadline day and are interested in bringing in Turkey defender Okay Yokuslu, 26, from Celta Vigo and English right-back Japhet Tanganga, 21, from Tottenham.
    (Express and Star)

  • Liverpool have made an approach for Marseille centre-back Duje Caleta Car as deadline day approaches but the French side's struggle to find a replacement has left a move in doubt.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Birmingham City have made a £3m bid to land Hibernian's 23-year-old Scottish striker Kevin Nisbet.
    (Scottish Sun)

  • Newcastle United's American defender DeAndre Yedlin, 27, is set to complete a permanent move to Galatasaray.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Southampton are in talks with Chelsea over a loan move for 19-year-old Scottish midfielder Billy Gilmour.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Wayne Rooney has turned to Manchester United for help after agreeing a loan deal for highly-rated defender Teden Mengi.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Newcastle United are keen to sign Leicester City's English midfielder Hamza Choudhury, 23, on a loan deal until the end of the season.

  • Preston defender Ben Davies is due to have a medical on Monday morning ahead of his Deadline Day transfer to Liverpool.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Burnley are interested in a deadline-day move for Bournemouth and Norway striker Josh King, 29, although wages could be a stumbling block.
    (Lancashire Telegraph)

  • Watford have opened talks with Newcastle United over a loan deal for English midfielder Matty Longstaff, 20.
    (Football Insider)

  • Manchester City are in talks with Fluminense to sign 17-year-old Brazilian midfielders Kayky and Metinho, but the South American club want more than the £15m package they have been offered.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Brighton's English striker Glenn Murray, 37, who has been on loan at Watford, is expected to move on a permanent transfer to Nottingham Forest.

  • Manchester City are sending top prospect Taylor Harwood-Bellis to Blackburn Rovers on loan for their promotion bid.

  • Manchester City's Dutch winger Jayden Braaf, 18, is set to join Serie A side Udinese on loan for the rest of the season.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Huddersfield Town want to sign Stoke City's English striker Lee Gregory, 32.
    (Football Insider)

  • Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to take Spain and Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, 34, to Paris St-Germain in the summer.

  • Football has been cleared to continue with their new post-Brexit arrangement for transfers, which includes discretionary exemptions for leading European players, during the summer trading window.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Fleetwood Town have appointed former Leeds, Preston and Blackpool boss Simon Grayson as their new head coach.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl says the Saints do not have the money to sign the players he wants.
    (Southern Daily Echo)


  • Crystal Palace goalkeeper Vicente Guaita has extended his contract at the club in a deal which runs until June 2023 with the option of another year.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Gambling logos may be banned from sports shirts in the biggest shake-up of advertising in professional sport since tobacco promotion was outlawed.

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