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Football Rumours on Wednesday 13th January 2021

last updated Wednesday 13th January 2021, 9:31 AM


  • Arsenal are monitoring Shakhtar Donetsk winger Manor Solomon, with a view to making an offer for the Israel international, 21, in the summer.

  • Tottenham, Sheffield United, Rangers and Celtic are all interested in signing Wigan's 19-year-old Scotland youth striker Kyle Joseph.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is wanted by Barcelona and Paris St-Germain. The Argentine, 32, would be available on a free transfer when his contract expires this summer.

  • Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah, 23, is set to move to Bayer Leverkusen for £1.5m after turning down a contract extension at Old Trafford.
    (Manchester Evening News)

  • Brighton are closing on the £4.5m signing of Moises Caicedo from Independiente del Valle.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Wolves will not pursue Nuno Espirito Santo's interest in Chelsea's French striker Olivier Giroud, 34, and Liverpool and Belgium forward Divock Origi, 25, after telling their Portuguese coach he has no money to spend in January.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Bayern Munich are set to sign 22-year-old Reading defender Omar Richards to a pre-contract agreement. Everton and West Ham were also interested in the Englishman, whose contract expires at the end of this season.

  • Brentford lead the race for Peterborough's Siriki Dembele - who could follow Ivan Toney in joining the Bees.

  • Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho, 35, could yet extend his stay with Manchester City as he is unsure whether to take up offers from Europe and South America when his contract ends in the summer.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Wolves and Newcastle are competing for £14m-rated Montpellier striker Andy Delort.

  • Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly - heavily linked with Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United - would only be sold in the January transfer window if a team offered £100m for the 29-year-old Senegal international.

  • AC Milan want to sign Chelsea's 23-year-old English centre-back Fikayo Tomori on loan for the rest of the season.

  • Manchester City are considering a summer move for Sassuolo's 23-year-old Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Leicester City and Algeria striker Islam Slimani, 32, is set to have a medical at French club Lyon on Wednesday.
    (Sky Sports)

  • West Ham will need to raise their £7m bid if they are to beat Marseille to the signing of 26-year-old Poland and Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik.

  • Ipswich are interested in bringing in Preston's English midfielder Josh Harrop, 25, in January.
    (East Anglian Daily Times)

  • Aston Villa are eager to sign Ross Barkley on a permanent deal from Chelsea this summer, but are unlikely to be able to do so after the Blues changed their stance.
    (Daily Star)

  • Monaco's French right-back Djibril Sidibe, 28, will turn down interest from Newcastle and Crystal Palace to stay with his current club.
    (Sport Witness)

  • Real Madrid plan to sell six players this summer to raise funds for the signing of Paris St-Germain's France striker Kylian Mbappe, 22. Wales forward Gareth Bale, Brazil left-back Marcelo, Serbia striker Luka Jovic and Spanish trio Isco, Dani Ceballos and Brahim Diaz are the players earmarked.

  • Barcelona left-back Junior Firpo is set to stay at the Nou Camp during this transfer window despite interest in the 24-year-old Spaniard.


  • Jose Mourinho says Fulham should "apologise to all of us" if they play their strongest side against Tottenham on Wednesday night. Jose Mourinho has hit back at Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil's suggestion that he would rather retire than play for Tottenham. Spurs boss Mourinho said he would not want the 32-year-old German.

  • Steve Bruce fumed at Andy Madley's VAR-inspired penalty award as Sheffield United left his side eight without a win, but vowed to carry on as Newcastle manager.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is considering bringing former manager Avram Grant back to Stamford Bridge to assist boss Frank Lampard.
    (Sky Sports)


  • Premier League and English Football League referees will not be able to book players for close-contact celebrations or hugging opponents - both of which break Covid-19 protocols. Compliance officers will handle the issue instead.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Newcastle United's takeover dispute with the Premier League is to be resolved in a "timely manner" - according to the competition's chief executive Richard Masters.
    (Newcastle Chronicle)

  • Grimsby are the first English club to be fined for breaking coronavirus rules after being found to have committed a number of breaches - including ex-boss Ian Holloway playing darts with his players.
    (Daily Mail)

  • The FA Youth Cup has been suspended as a result of the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the UK.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Manchester City have added Club Bolivar to their portfolio of football clubs, with the Bolivian giants becoming the latest to join City Football Group.
    (Sky Sports)

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