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Football Rumours on Wednesday 11th January 2017

last updated Wednesday 11th January 2017, 10:22 AM

  • Borussia Dortmund are in talks with Arsenal over a deal for 19-year-old Germany-born midfielder Gedion Zelalem.

  • The Gunners, meanwhile, are keen to sign 23-year-old Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac.
    ( Tuttomercatoweb )

  • Bournemouth are considering a loan move for out-of-favour Chelsea captain John Terry, 36.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce is considering selling striker Christian Benteke, 26. Allardyce is reluctant to part with the club-record £30m summer signing but wants to raise funds to strengthen his squad.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Torino striker Andrea Belotti says he won't let Arsenal's £55m bid affect him. Arsene Wenger has been hot on the heels of the striker after his 13 goals this season.
    ( Sun )

  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants versatile West Ham player Michail Antonio, 26, as well as Swansea striker Fernando Llorente, 31.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • The Blues also want Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer, 27.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Arsenal are becoming increasingly concerned midfielder Mesut Ozil and forward Alexis Sanchez, both 28, will not sign new deals and will leave in the summer.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho favours a move to Southampton to link up with fellow Frenchman Claude Puel. The 26-year-old also interests Swansea City.
    ( Times )

  • Saints have made an approach for Porto midfielder Sergio Oliveira. The 24-year-old has fallen out with boss Nuno Espirito Santo and will cost about £4m.
    ( Sun )

  • West Ham have had a £12.5m bid for Scott Hogan rejected as Brentford want £15m for the 24-year-old striker.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Leicester City winger Jeffrey Schlupp will be allowed to leave for £12m, and Crystal Palace, West Brom and Aston Villa all want the 24-year-old.

  • Paris St-Germain will allow forward Jese Rodriguez, 23, and defensive midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, 26, to leave. The duo are valued at £55m and news of their availability has alerted Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and West Ham.
    ( Sun )

  • Fiorentina are keen to sign West Ham striker Simone Zaza, 25, as a potential replacement for 29-year-old Nikola Kalinic, who is close to a £42m move to Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • Lyon have opened talks with Manchester United over winger Memphis Depay, 22, with the move orchestrated by the club's hierarchy rather than manager Bruno Genesio.
    ( Metro )

  • Liverpool are monitoring Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt, with manager Jurgen Klopp considering a summer move for the 20-year-old Germany international.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Klopp has been given £40m to invest in his squad in January, with Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, and Inter Milan forward Gabriel Barbosa, 20, potential targets.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, 30, has admitted his situation at the club "is not great", increasing speculation he may leave in January.
    ( Daily Express)

  • Manchester City were interested in defender Holger Badstuber, 27, who has joined Schalke on loan from Bayern Munich.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • Gabriel Jesus's £27m move to Manchester City is yet to be signed off because the final paperwork is not in place for the 19-year-old forward.

  • Newcastle United have been told they will not be able to take 20-year-old Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek on loan.
    ( Shields Gazette )

  • Burnley defender Michael Keane, 23, says he is happy at the club, but that interest in him from champions Leicester City is "flattering to see".
    ( Lancashire Telegraph )

  • Manchester City midfielders Manu Garcia, 19, and Jack Byrne, 20, are expected to complete loan moves in the January transfer window.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • Dagenham striker Oliver Hawkins, 24, could move from the National League to the Championship in January, with Nottingham Forest, Brighton and Ipswich among those following his progress.
    (London Evening Standard)


    Basketball player Luol Deng, 31, says he would love to buy Crystal Palace if he becomes a billionaire.
    ( Croydon Guardian )

  • Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker says Liverpool have more flair than the Red Devils, before the two teams meet on Sunday.
    ( Eurosport )

  • Chelsea's redevelopment of Stamford Bridge could move a step closer on Wednesday as the planning application for a 60,000-seat stadium is presented to Hammersmith and Fulham Council.

  • Liverpool midfielder James Milner, 31, who has played at left-back for most of this season, has been the second-best full-back in Europe, according to research by the CIES Football Observatory. It also names Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne, 25, as the best attacking midfielder on the continent.
    ( CIES Football Observatory )

  • Manchester United and Arsenal are out of the FA Youth Cup but Broxbourne Borough Under-18s are still in the tournament. The side, who beat their senior first team 6-1 in pre-season, face Yeovil Town next.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's choice of a dressing-room tune to gee up the Gunners for a recent fixture was by Frank Sinatra.

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