MAN UTD HAVE BALE AGREEMENT
Manchester United have a pre-contract agreement in place with Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, according to Diario Gol .
The Wales international is ready to bring an injury-hit spell in Spain to a close and will move to Old Trafford in the summer of 2018.
VALENCIA JOIN WALCOTT HUNT
La Liga title challengers Valencia are among those mulling over a move for Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, reports El Gol Digital .
The England international has also been linked with Newcastle and West Ham after finding game time hard to come by with the Gunners.
BARCA PLOTTING BLIND BID
Barcelona are weighing up a January approach for versatile Manchester United defender Daley Blind, claims Marca .
The Catalan giants are also considering another Dutchman, Stefan de Vrij of Lazio, as they seek to bolster the ranks at Camp Nou.
LUIZ OFFERS CONTE ULTIMATUM
David Luiz wants to given regular first-team football or be given a move away from Chelsea, according to Express Sports .
The defender has played just once since Chelsea’s Champions League defeat to Roma in October and reportedly has the likes of Bayern Munich monitoring the situation.
KOVACIC TO REPLACE COUTINHO
Jurgen Klopp is weighing up a January move for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, according to Spanish outlet Diario Gol .
Liverpool may soon need a replacement for the seemingly Barcleona-bound Coutinho and Klopp is said to see Kovacic as the man to fill the Brazilian’s shoes.
And with Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Isco and Casemiro all ahead of Kovacic in the pecking order, plus Dani Ceballos and Marcos Llorente also on the fringes, an exit from the Santiago Bernabeu may be on the cards.
MASCHERANO OFF TO CHINA
Eager to get in more playing time ahead of the World Cup in 2018, Javier Mascherano could consider a move to Manuel Pellegrini’s Hebei China Fortune, Mundo Deportivo claims.
The report suggests the Chinese Super League outfit have offered the Argentine a salary of €7 million per year and lodged a big of €6m to Barcelona themselves.
PORTO WANT CITY’S DANILO
Portuguese outfit Porto are interested in bringing Man City full-back Danilo back to the club, according to The Sun .
The Brazilian has struggled for game time since his move from Real Madrid and could be open to a return to Estadio do Dragao for the remainder of the season.
MALAGA WANT PSG’S LUCAS
La Liga side Malaga are interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura, according to RMC Sport .
The Spanish club have relayed their interest to the Ligue 1 champions and are hopeful they can reach an agreement to sign the player on loan in the winter transfer window.
DORTMUND WON’T SELL AUBAMEYANG
Borussia Dortmund will not sell Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the January transfer window, according to Sport Bild .
Aubameyang had been keen to leave Dortmund in the summer, but no offers met his €70 million valuation and he has been linked with a departure in the New Year.
The likes of Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool and Real Madrid are all said to be interested in Aubameyang, but Dortmund want to keep the Gabon forward to boost their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League.
LIVERPOOL LINE UP ATLETICO DEFENDER
Liverpool have joined Napoli in showing an interest in Atletico Madrid full-back Sime Vrsaljko, according to Corriere dello Sport .
Napoli have been hoping to sign the Croatia international in a €25 million deal in January, but could face late competition from Liverpool.
MAN UTD MIDFIELDER WANTED ON LOAN
Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay is wanted on loan by a trio of Championship clubs in the January transfer window, claims The Sun .
McTominay, who started United’s Premier League game against Bournemouth on Wednesday, is a target for Bolton, Leeds and Preston.
CHELSEA & UTD SCOUT MAX
Chelsea and Manchester United both watched Augsburg left-back Philipp Max against Hertha Berlin over the weekend, reports the Daily Mail .
Max has enjoyed an impressive season for Augsburg and appears to be an option for Chelsea and United, who are both in the market for a new left-back and have also been chasing Juventus’ Alex Sandro.
PL DUO JOIN ARP CHASE
Everton and Tottenham have joined the growing list of Premier League clubs showing an interest in Hamburg’s teenage striker Jann-Fiete Arp, claims the Mirror .
Arp has made an impressive start to his Bundesliga career and Chelsea have already tried to sign the 17-year-old, while Arsenal and Manchester City are watching his progress.
CHELSEA FAIL IN £22M BAILEY BID
Bayer Leverkusen have rejected a £22 million offer from Chelsea for winger Leon Bailey, reports the Daily Mail .
Bailey impressed in front of Chelsea scouts against Stuttgart last week, but Leverkusen don’t want to lose the Jamaican in the January transfer window.
BARCA TO COMPLETE €9M MINA DEAL
Barcelona will complete a deal to bring Palmeiras defender Yerry Mina to the club in the January transfer window, according to AS .
The Catalan side were previously planning to bring the Colombian to Camp Nou at the end of the season, but defensive concerns have prompted Barca to finalise the €9 million transfer in the New Year.
PREMIER LEAGUE GIANTS WANT AMIRI
Three Premier League sides are weighing up offers for Nadiem Amiri from Hoffenheim in January, according to The Sun .
Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham have all been impressed by the 21-year-old attacking midfielder who broke into Hoffenheim’s senior side two years ago.
The English sides are said to be preparing offers upwards of £20 million for the Germany youth international, who has been vital for the Bundesliga side this term with four goals in 18 games in all competitions.
ALEX SANDRO FAVOURS CHELSEA
Juventus defender Alex Sandro favours to move to Chelsea over Manchester United, claims The Sun .
The Blues were unable to land the Brazilian full-back over the summer, allowing the Red Devils to join the chase, but he is looking for a January switch to Stamford Bridge.
REAL MADRID OPEN NEYMAR TALKS
Real Madrid have opened discussions regarding a move for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar in the summer of 2018, according to OK Diario .
The Blancos were initially expected to wait two years before seeking a deal, but are now ready to match the €222m fee PSG paid to Barcelona over the summer.
CHELSEA ENTER LEMAR CHASE
Chelsea have joined Arsenal and Liverpool in the pursuit of Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, reports L’Equipe .
The Gunners led the hunt over the summer, but they now face competition from Premier League rivals for a £90 million talent.
ARSENAL TRACKING WIDMER
Arsenal will make a move for Udinese defender Silvan Widmer if Hector Bellerin leaves the club, reports TMW .
Bellerin is wanted by Barcelona and Juventus and the Gunners are eager to ensure that they have a suitable replacement identified.