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Football Rumours on Tuesday 31st December 2019

last updated Tuesday 31st December 2019, 9:27 AM



TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Arsenal will provide new boss Mikel Arteta with funds in next month's transfer window with RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano high on their list.
    (Daily Mail)


  • But Arteta faces a struggle to convince Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 30, to stay at the club after the end of the season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Arsenal will recall England Under-21 striker Eddie Nketiah, 20, from his loan spell at Leeds in January.
    (Yorkshire Evening Post)


  • Chelsea are investigating the details of a rumoured release clause in RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner's contract. The 23-year-old has scored 23 goals in 24 games for his club this season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Everton and England Under-21 striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 22, is a summer transfer target for Manchester United.
    (Sun)


  • Manchester United are also considering a January move for Benfica and Portugal midfielder Gedson Fernandes, 20.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Michael O'Neill is keen on bringing Northern Ireland midfielder Jordan Thompson to Stoke but the Potters will face competition for the Blackpool star's signature.
    (Sun)


  • Argentina defender Marcos Rojo, 29, is preparing to leave Manchester United in the January transfer window.
    (Manchester Evening News)


  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is resigned to losing England midfielder Adam Lallana, 31, at the end of the season.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • The Reds are in talks with Sevilla about 26-year-old defender Diego Carlos, who has a £65m release clause and is viewed as a long-term partner for Virgil van Dijk.
    (El Desmarque)


  • France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, has accepted that Manchester United will not be selling him in January.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Everton are leading the race to sign Colombia winger James Rodriguez, 28, from Real Madrid.
    (El Desmarque)


  • Norwich, Everton and QPR are among the sides monitoring Dundee United striker Lawrence Shankland, 24.
    (Scottish Sun)


  • Fiorentina want to sign Wolverhampton and Italy striker Patrick Cutrone, 21, on loan until the end of the season.
    (Gazzetta dello Sport)


  • Real Madrid will recall Spanish defender Jesus Vallejo, 22, from his loan spell at Wolves in January because of a lack of playing time.
    (AS)


  • Aston Villa are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater on loan in January. The 29-year-old, who has three England caps, is currently on loan at Burnley.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Newcastle are interested in Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos and have told Jack Colback and Henri Saivet they are free to leave - the club will also listen to offers for Dwight Gayle but are not expected to let him leave on loan.
    (Daily Express)


  • Liverpool are monitoring Vitesse Arnhem left-back Max Clark. The 23-year-old has represented England at Under-16 and Under-17 level.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Swansea have made an approach to sign Liverpool's 19-year-old striker Rhian Brewster on loan for the rest of the season with Aston Villa potentially also interested.
    (Sky Sports)




MANAGEMENT STUFF
  • Thierry Henry will be a contender to become Barcelona manager if current boss Ernesto Valverde leaves the club in 2020.
    (Sport)




OTHER STUFF
  • Manchester United fear they could be without Scott McTominay for up to eight weeks after scans confirmed injured knee ligaments.
    (Daily Mail)


  • England striker Tammy Abraham's new contract talks with Chelsea have stalled because the 22-year-old wants to be on the same wage - £180,000 a week - as winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 19.
    (Goal)


  • The Premier League have no plans to alter the way VAR adjudicates marginal offside decisions this season.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Richard Scudamore earned more than £10m in his final year as executive chairman of the Premier League.
    (Times)


  • Derby boss Phillip Cocu says Wayne Rooney could be set to face Barnsley after the Rams ended a seven-match winless run by beating Charlton 2-1 at Pride Park.
    (Sky Sports)




















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