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Football Rumours on Monday 20th January 2020

last updated Monday 20th January 2020, 9:09 AM


  • Arsenal will try to sign Bayern Munich and Germany defender Jerome Boateng, 31, on loan this month before making a £50m bid for French RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano, 21, in the summer.
    (Daily Star)

  • Paris St-Germain and France left-back Layvin Kurzawa, 27, will join Arsenal on a free transfer when his contract ends in June and has agreed a five-year deal with the Gunners.
    (France Football)

  • Atletico Madrid are considering Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette as a possible option with their move for Edinson Cavani stalling.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Lyon are interested in Athletico Paranaense's Brazilian defensive midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 22, who is also a reported target for Arsenal.

  • Arsenal face competition from Lyon in the race to sign Bruno Guimaraes from Athletico Paranaense in Brazil.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham could pursue a move for Leicester City and Algeria striker Islam Slimani, 31, who is currently on loan at Monaco.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Inter Milan want to sign Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, in time for their Serie A tie against Cagliari on 26 January.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Crystal Palace are now the clear favourites to land Hearts prospect Aaron Hickey.
    (Daily Record)

  • Paris Saint-Germain plan to scupper Manchester United's hopes of signing Kalidou Koulibaly by offering the Napoli centre-back a £10m-plus yearly wage package.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Bruno Fernandes, 25, has told Sporting Lisbon he is desperate to join Manchester United and more talks are scheduled this week after they stalled over the valuation of the Portugal midfielder.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Inter remain keen on signing Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, 34, from Real Madrid.

  • Inter chief executive Beppe Marotta says the club are interested in signing Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses, 29, who is currently on loan at Fenerbahce, and Blues striker Olivier Giroud, 33, as well as Eriksen.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Giroud is also a target for Aston Villa as they try to find cover for injured Brazil striker Wesley.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Atletico Madrid have offered Paris St-Germain 10m euros (£8.5m) for Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 32.

  • Leicester and Aston Villa are targeting French striker Serhou Guirassy, 23, from Ligue 1 side Amiens in January.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester City and Manchester United have been linked with Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez but the 22-year-old Argentina international says he is happy at the Italian club.

  • Manchester City and Barcelona have had bids for Inter's Italian centre-back Alessandro Bastoni, 20, rejected.
    (La Gazetta dello Sport)

  • Liverpool are considering a bid for 17-year-old Portuguese Nice midfielder Pedro Brazao.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Real Madrid will announce the 30m euro (£25.6m) signing of Flamengo's Reinier Jesus on Monday now that the Brazilian midfielder has turned 18.

  • Middlesbrough are hoping to sign West Ham midfielder Reece Oxford on loan.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Napoli regret letting Carlo Ancelotti leave and would love to have him back from Everton to replace Gennaro Gattuso, who is considering resigning after only 35 days in the job.

  • Steve Bruce fears Jetro Willems is the latest player to join Newcastle's list of long-term absentees after he suffered a "horrendous" injury against Chelsea.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Antonio Conte has accused Jose Mourinho of twisting his words after the Spurs boss criticised his Inter counterpart for talking about Eriksen.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Arsenal striker Gabriel Martinelli is open to playing for Italy if his dream of playing for Brazil does not come to fruition.

  • Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United forward, is facing two to three months out with a double stress fracture in his back.

  • Officials from Celtic and Rangers hatched a plan to quit Scotland and move to English football in 2011, published secret emails have revealed.
    (Scottish Sun)

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