Monday, November 16, 2009

All The Latest Transfer Gossip

Despite the transfer window not re-opening for another six weeks or so, plenty of clubs both at home and abroad are monitoring the progress and availability of many players, in the hope they may be able to snap up the final piece(s) of the jigsaw in their chase for honours.

Equally their are clubs who may be attempting to off-load squad players who have not fitted in or are unsettled at their current club(s), in the hope of raising some much needed cash. This may enable them to bag say a new striker, centre-half or creative midfield player that could make the difference between survival or relegation.

There are also some clubs that are injury ravaged, and they will be on the lookout for reinforcements to bolster their respective squads for the remainder of the season.

Real Madrid, Everton, Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Man Utd, Hamburg, Barcelona, Arsenal, Liverpool, Benfica, Hoffenheim, AC Milan, Portsmouth, Cardiff City, Man City, Borussia Dortmund, Ipswich, Wolfsburg, Spurs, Nice, Marseille, Seville, Atletico Madrid, Newcastle, Anderlecht, Sao Paolo, Sunderland, Celtic, Birmingham, Wigan, Bolton, Middlesbrough, Swansea, Olhanense, Reading, Huddersfield are all caught up in transfer gossip as we speak.

Is your Club involved?

Here is a round up:

Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano looks set for a £30m move to Barcelona after his advisors agreed the player's personal terms with the Spanish club - Sunday Express

Liverpool are also keen on Arsenal striker Eduardo and are poised to make a £10m bid for Croatian - News of the World

Manchester United are also lining up a £15m January bid for Bayern Munich right-back Philipp Lahm - Sunday Mirror

Manchester United and Chelsea are fighting it out to sign Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell who is valued at £20m - News of the World

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez hopes to raise £15m from the sale of defender Andrea Dossena and forward Ryan Babel - and wants to splash some of the cash on Hamburg striker Eljero Elia - Sunday Mirror

Arsenal are preparing a £5m bid for Hoffenheim's Brazilian midfielder Maicosuel - News of the World

The Gunners are also keen on Cardiff City full-back Adam Matthews and are planning a £5m swoop for the 17-year-old - Sunday Express

Manchester City have agreed a £36m deal to sign Benfica midfielder Angel di Maria in January - News of the World

Manchester City are also preparing to make a £20m January bid for Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic - Sunday Mirror

Man Utd and Man City are both keen on Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko who is rated at £20m - Mail on Sunday

Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea are all battling it out to sign 16-year-old striker Connor Wickham from Ipswich in January - Mail on Sunday

Chelsea will have to match Atletico Madrid forward Sergio Aguero's huge £6.5m a year wages to land the striker - News of the World

The Blues are also leading the chase to sign Anderlecht striker Romelu Lukaku who has already attracted interest from AC Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United - News of the World

Tottenham are set to renew their interest in Sevilla winger Diego Capel - News of the World

Birmingham are lining up a £7m bid for Celtic winger Aiden McGeady - News of the World

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is set to raid his old club Swansea City for £2m-rated defender Ashley Williams - News of the World

Portsmouth have set their sights on a January double swoop for Nice striker Loic Remy and Marseille winger Hatem Ben Arfa - News of the World

Middlesbrough winger Adam Johnson has been told he cannot leave the club in January despite interest from Sunderland, Spurs, Chelsea and Everton - News of the World

Former England striker Darius Vassell who currently plays for Turkish side Ankaragucu is hoping to secure a January switch to Bolton - News of the World

Sunderland will go after Newcastle left-back Jose Enrique if they fail to sign Wigan defender Maynor Figueroa in January - Sunday Express

Real Madrid's Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart dismisses talk of a return to German club Hamburg and vows to stay at the Bernabeu - Bild magazine

AC Milan striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar has been linked with a January move to several Premier League clubs but the Dutch international says he wants to stay with the Serie A outfit - Press Association

Chelsea are lining up a bid to sign Brazil Under-15 skipper Lucas Piazon, who is seen as the new Kaka, from Sao Paolo - Daily Mirror

Egypt striker Amr Zaki, who spent last season on loan at Wigan, is wanted by Portsmouth and could join the Premier League club in January - Daily Mirror

Newcastle are monitoring the form of versatile Portugal winger Ukra, who currently plays for Olhanense and was in action against England Under-21s on Saturday - Daily Mail

Championship strugglers Reading want to sign Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes and are prepared to pay £600,000 for the player, who joined the Terriers for half that amount from Ipswich in the summer.
Full story: Daily Mirror

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