Tuesday, January 21, 2014

All the latest transfer gossip across Europe!


With the closure of the January 'transfer window' fast approaching, here is a round up of all of today's transfer gossip across Europe......and it's been a busy day!

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Chelsea, Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Napoli, Sevilla, Everton, Liverpool, AC Milan, Basel, Benfica, PSG, Newcastle, Roma, Barcelona, Arsenal, Valencia, Zenit St Petersburg, Real Mallorca, Bayern Munich, Fiorentina, Crystal Palace, Cardiff, Norwich, Leicester, Bolton, Blackburn, Ipswich, Swansea, Tottenham, Juventus, Inter Milan, Stoke, AS Monaco, Newcastle, Montpellier, Celtic, Nottingham Forest, West Ham, Sivasspor, Genoa, Bolton, Freiburg, Sunderland, Lille, Leeds, Blackburn, Sheffield Wednesday, Wolves, Doncaster, IK Start, Huddersfield, QPR, Cagliari, Fulham, Evian TG and Colchester United............are all caught up in the latest transfer news/rumours across Europe, as we speak.


Chelsea have told Manchester United they will have to pay £40m for Spain midfielder Juan Mata, 25, who is keen to leave Stamford Bridge to secure regular first-team football ahead of the summer's World Cup. Reports emerged overnight claiming that the North-West outfit were considering launching a club-record £37m bid for the Spaniard (pictured right) - All newspapers inc: Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph and The Guardian

Atletico Madrid have entered the race with Manchester United to sign Chelsea's Juan Mata - Marca (Spanish national sport newspaper)

Manchester United have reportedly denied that they have made a bid for Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata - BBC Sport

Bayern Munich defender Dante has claimed that Manchester United have shown an interest in his services. Dante, 30 made forty-five appearances as Bayern won a treble of trophies last season - FOX Sports Brazil

Paris St Germain are preparing a record €80million (£66m) offer to try to sign Chelsea's Eden Hazard in June - France Football (French sports magazine)

Sevilla have reportedly rejected an offer of €12million (£9.9m) from an unnamed club for left-back Alberto Moreno. Rumours have suggested Manchester United and Napoli are interested in Moreno, who has also been linked with Real Madrid and has a release clause in his contract of €30million (£24.7m)- Diario de Sevilla (Sevilla based Spanish newspaper)


Liverpool are waiting to learn the extent of the knee injury that Lucas suffered during Saturday's 2-2 draw with Aston Villa. If Lucas' injury proves to be serious then Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants AC Milan midfielder Nigel de Jong to replace the Brazilian - Corrierre dello Sport (Italian national sports newspaper)

Liverpool are preparing an €18m (£15m) offer for Basel's 21 year-old Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah - Basellandschaftliche Zeitung (Swiss daily newspaper)

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has confirmed that he is keen to complete a loan move for AS Monaco striker Lacina Traore this month (subject to a work permit). Traore (pictured right), an Ivory Coast international, joined Monaco earlier in this transfer window from Russian side Anzi Makhachkala - sportsmole.co.uk and transfermarketweb.com

Napoli have been linked with a string of players this month and Rafa Benitez is now interested in Barcelona's former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song. The Cameroon international's former Arsenal team-mate Thomas Vermaelan is also wanted by Napoli during the transfer window, according to reports - Sport (Spanish daily sports newspaper) and La Gazzetta dello sport (Italian sports newspaper)

Napoli have been told Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen is not for sale - Daily Mirror

Paris St Germain coach Laurent Blanc wants to sign a midfielder this month, with reporting that Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye and Roma's Miralem Pjanic are the two targets. A €25million (£20.6m) offer could be made for Cabaye. PSG have started talks with Roma about a deal for Pjanic, which could include Javier Pastore heading in the opposite direction - L'Equipe (French daily newspaper)

Newcastle United are yet to receive a bid from Paris Saint-Germain for Yohan Cabaye - despite reports of fresh interest from the oil-rich French giants - Newcastle Cronicle

Miralem Pjanic has left the door open for a move away from Roma following interest from Manchester United - Manchester Evening News

Benfica striker Rodrigo Moreno (right), who had a loan spell at Bolton earlier in his career, is attracting interest from Arsenal, Valencia and Zenit St Petersburg with Benfica rumoured to want a minimum of €25million (£20.6m) before considering a sale - O Jogo (Portuguese daily sport newspaper)

Striker Samuel Eto'o, 32, says he will sign for Real Mallorca when his short-term contract at Chelsea expires at the end of the season - Daily Express and Daily Star

Bayern Munich are interested in Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky, with the 33-year-old Czech midfielder's contract to expire soon - Bild (German tabloid newspaper)

Inter Milan vice-president Marcelo Madeiros has reiterated that the club only want to sell Ignacio Scocco after receiving a loan offer for the winger. Sunderland and Cardiff City have been strongly linked with a move for the 28-year-old - skysports.com

Crystal Palace have joined Stoke City in the race to sign £5m rated AS Monaco striker Emmanuel Riviere, 23 - The Times and Daily Mail

A number of clubs are monitoring Crystal Palace Daniel Gabbidon's contract situation at Selhurst Park. Wales international Gabbidon is out of contract at the end of the season and Palace have yet to open talks with him about a new deal. Norwich, Leicester, Bolton, Blackburn and Ipswich are all thought to keeping tabs on the Palace defender - skysports.com

Tottenham could make a move for Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin, 27, (pictured right) after the Italian side rejected Manchester United's earlier offer for the Colombian - Le Figaro and L'Equipe (French daily newspapers)

Juventus and Inter Milan are going to finalise an exchange between Mirko Vucinic and Fredy Guarin, despite Inter fans strongly criticising this deal - Corriere dello sport (Italian sports newspaper)

Inter Milan have announced that they no longer wish to pursue the swap deal between Fredy Guarin and Mirko Vucinic with Juventus - sportsmole.co.uk

Celtic are willing to offer £6million for Benfica midfielder Filip Djuricic this month. Djuricic only joined Benfica last summer from Heerenveen, but could be allowed to leave for the right price - A Bola (Portuguese newspaper)

Newcastle have reached an agreement to sign Montpellier midfielder Remy Cabella, 23, but the French club say the £12m rated 23 year-old will not join the Magpies until the summer - Metro

Sunderland have completed the signing of goalkeeper Oscar Ustari. He is a 27-year-old Argentinian international. He is a free agent after he was released by Almeria - skysports.com

Fulham are waiting to hear back from Swansea after making an offer for Wales left-back Neil Taylor - skysports.com

West Ham striker Modibo Maiga is in talks with Turkish club Sivasspor - skysports.com and The Times

West Ham United want Genoa striker Alberto Gilardino (pictured right) - Corriere dello sport (Italian sports newspaper)

Nottingham Forest are in talks to sign Sunderland striker Danny Graham on loan. Graham is currently on loan at Hull City, but Steve Bruce is thought to be willing to cut short his loan stay at the KC Stadium following the recent arrivals of Shane Long and Nikica Jelavic - skysports.com

Danny Graham is the man Bolton boss Dougie Freedman has identified to lift the gloom at the Reebok Stadium - The Bolton News

Fábio da Silva could move on loan to the Bundesliga club Freiburg from Manchester United until the end of the season - The Guardian

Hull City manager Steve Bruce wants to sign Ghana international midfielder Sulley Muntari, 29, from AC Milan in a £3.9m deal - The Sun and Daily Star

Hull City striker Matty Fryatt is being linked with a host of clubs. The likes of Nottingham Forest, Leeds, Blackburn, Sheffield Wednesday and Wolves are all thought to be monitoring the striker's situation closely as they weigh up moves for the forward - skysports.com

Manchester United striker Federico Macheda currently on loan at Doncaster Rovers is on the radar of Fiorentina. Macheda's contract expires in June and the Italian club are interested in the 22 year-old - TMW agency

Arsenal scouts were at the Stade Geoffroy Guichard on Friday to watch Lille left-back Pape Souare (pictured right) play against Saint-Étienne - Daily Mail

Wolves goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey has emerged as a target for Championship leaders Leicester City. Hennessey's future at Wolves has been the subject of speculation all month with Crystal Palace also interested in his services - skysports.com

Huddersfield have signed midfielder Sondre Tronstad after agreeing a compensation fee with IK Start. The 18-year-old Norway youth international has put pen to paper on a deal until June 2016 and the Terriers have the option of an extra year.

Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes has confirmed that Julio Cesar is likely to leave the club before the transfer window closes. Cagliari have shown an interest in signing the goalkeeper and the Brazil international has confirmed he would be open to joining the Serie A club - sportsmole.co.uk and skysports.com

Fulham midfielder Derek Boateng could join Evian TG on loan - L'Equipe (French daily newspaper) Watford are also reportedly interested in the Ghana international - skysports.com

Colchester United have signed 22 year-old Chelsea goalkeeper Sam Walker on a on an 18-month contract - sportsmole.co.uk

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