Transfer news: The latest rumours from Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and all the top teams

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Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer stories from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond


MAN UTD HOLD DEMBELE TALKS


Moussa Dembele Celtic

Manchester United have held talks with Celtic about the possibility of signing French striker Moussa Dembele, reports L'Equipe.

The 21-year-old was set to move to Chelsea last summer, but saw a deadline-day transfer fall through. However, his form for both Celtic and France's Under-21 side has seen demand increase, with United now in the running to sign him.


LIVERPOOL WANT DRAXLER LOAN


Julian Draxler Germany 2017

Liverpool are looking to sign Julian Draxler from PSG on loan, according to reports in L'Equipe.

The 24-year-old has started just seven games so far this season in Ligue 1 following the signings of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, and could be encouraged to move to Anfield for more first-team action ahead of the World Cup.


ATLETICO WANT COURTOIS BACK


Thibaut Courtois Chelsea

Atletico Madrid will move to bring Thibaut Courtois back to the club from Chelsea if Jan Oblak leaves next summer, according to AS .

The Belgian goalkeeper has previously spent three productive years on loan at Atletico, helping them to the Liga title, and is yet to sign an extension to a contract at Stamford Bridge which is due to expire in 2019.


MAN UTD TO MAKE ANOTHER MOVE FOR OBERLIN


Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have not given up on their bid to sign Red Bull Salzburg striker Dimitri Oberlin, according to a report from  TuttoMercatoWeb .

The 20-year-old forward, who is currently on loan at FC Basel, was said to have rejected the opportunity previously, but the Old Trafford side are planning to trigger his €5 million release clause.


MAN CITY COULD LOSE WONDERKID TO LIVERPOOL


Pep Guardiola Man City

Liverpool are hopeful of signing Manchester City starlet Javairo Dilrosun, according to ESPN .

City will be hopeful of keeping hold of the 19-year-old after losing Jadon Sancho to Borussia Dortmund in the summer, but Juventus, RB Leipzig and Valencia are also interested, as well as the Bundesliga club themselves.


ARSENAL PLOT GORETZKA TALKS


Leon Goretzka, Schalke, 17/18

Arsenal will open discussions with Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka in the new year as they start to plan for life without Mesut Ozil, reports the Daily Mail .

The Germany international is set to become a free agent in 2018 and will be allowed to hold talks with prospective new employers from January.


MAN UTD TO BATTLE ARSENAL FOR PEREIRA


Danilo Pereira Porto 15082015

Manchester United and Arsenal are tracking Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira, says The Sun .

Both clubs have had scouts cast an eye over the Euro 2016 winner and have had positive reports fed back to Old Trafford and Emirates Stadium.


BARCA PLOT €20M OZIL MOVE


Mesut Ozil Arsenal

Barcelona believe a €20 million offer will be enough to sign Mesut Ozil from Arsenal in January,  Mundo Deportivo   reports.

The Catalan side have picked the 29-year-old attacking midfielder as a potential alternative to their top target Philippe Coutinho.

Ozil will be a much cheaper alternative as he reportedly has no interest in signing a new contract, meaning Arsenal could take the money in January before he leaves on a free in the summer.


MADRID TO MAKE €30M ALEXIS MOVE


Alexis Sanchez Arsenal 2017

Real Madrid are ready to seal a cut-price €30 million deal for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window, according to Don Balon .

The Chilean is out of contract in summer 2018 and with it not looking likely he will extend his stay at Emirates Stadium, the Gunners are willing to sell to Zinedine Zidane's side for a small fee.


MAN CITY READY MAHREZ BID


Riyad Mahrez

Manchester City are ready to move for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez as Pep Guardiola looks to add yet more firepower to his attack, claims Don Balon .

Roma and Barcelona are apparently no longer interested in signing the Algerian, leaving the path clear for Guardiola to make his move, potentially in the January window.


MKHITARYAN FIGHTING FOR MAN UTD FUTURE


Henrikh Mkhitaryan Man Utd

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is fighting to save his Manchester United career following his dip in form in recent weeks, claims The Sun .

The Armenia international enjoyed a bright start to the season, but has struggled of late and was left out of the matchday squad for Saturday’s 4-1 win over Newcastle.

His fitness level is causing Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff concern, with the 28-year-old battling to prove he is worth keeping at United.


MAN CITY WANT VAN DIJK


Virgil van Dijk Southampton

Manchester City are ready to fight it out with Liverpool to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in January, reports the Mirror .

Pep Guardiola is considering whether to bring in defensive reinforcements in the New Year and is toying with the idea of a move for Van Dijk, who has long been linked with a £60 million transfer to Liverpool.


DE GEA STILL MADRID'S NO.1 KEEPER TARGET


David de Gea Manchester United

Manchester United’s David de Gea remains Real Madrid’s No.1 goalkeeping target for next summer, according to Cadena SER

Madrid have been linked with a move for Kepa Arrizabalaga, but would prefer to spend €70 million on trying to sign De Gea than paying €50m for the Athletic Bilbao keeper.


STURRIDGE WANTS JANUARY MOVE


Daniel Sturridge Liverpool

Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge wants to leave the club in January, the Daily Mirror reports.

The 28-year-old has started just four games under Jurgen Klopp this season, and he feels he needs a change of scenery to salvage his hopes of playing for England at the World Cup next summer.

A loan is possible for Sturridge, who has scored three goals for Liverpool in all competitions this season.


SPURS OPEN TO SHAW DEAL


Luke Shaw Manchester United 200917

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is open to pursuing a deal for Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw in January, according to the Irish Independent .

Pochettino worked with Shaw at Southampton prior to the left-back's move to Old Trafford and is viewed by the player as his mentor.

United are interested in securing Danny Rose from Spurs, with the left-back behind Ben Davies in Pochettino's pecking order, and the two could swap clubs in January.


ARSENAL & CHELSEA IN FOR RICHARLISON


Richarlison Watford

Arsenal and Chelsea are the latest clubs to show an interest in Watford forward Richarlison.

According to the Star on Sunday , the Gunners are set to battle north London rivals, Tottenham, over the 20-year-old in the January transfer window.

But the  Sun on Sunday   report that Chelsea are also monitoring the Brazilian's progress after a superb start to life at Vicarage Road.


HENRY ON WALES SHORTLIST


Thierry Henry Roberto Martinez Belgium

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry is on Wales's shortlist as they search for the new manager, according to  The Sunday People .

The Euro 2016 semi-finalists are looking for a new coach following Chris Coleman's resignation, with Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy also being considered.

But Henry, who has spent the past year working as assistant manager for Belgium, is the surprise candidate to make his first steps into outright management. 


MAN CITY JOIN GORETZKA RACE


Leon Goretzka Germany

Manchester City are the latest club to show an interest in signing Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka, according to the  Sunday Mirror .

The Germany international is seen as one of Bundesliga's hottest properties, with Bayern Munich heavily linked with his signature.

But now City have joined the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal and Barcelona in registering their interest in the 22-year-old.


MOURINHO WANTS WILLIAN AT MAN UTD


Willian Chelsea 25102017

Jose Mourinho wants to bring Willian to Manchester United if the Brazilian leaves Chelsea this winter, according to the Sunday Express .

The Blues want to bring in PSG's Lucas Moura, leaving the future uncertain for the 29-year-old, who starred at Chelsea under Mourinho. 


CITY TURN TO VAN AANHOLT


Patrick van Aanholt Crystal Palace

Manchester City's pursuit of a new left-back has seen them turn to Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt, according to  The Sun on Sunday .

City boss Pep Guardiola is keen to bring in cover for the injured Benjamin Mendy during the January transfer window, and sees Van Aanholt as a cut-price option.

The former Chelsea and Sunderland full-back is likely to be available for around £12 million should City make their move.


SOLER DEMANDS £45M MAN UTD MOVE


Carlos Soler, Valencia, 17/18

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Valencia midfielder Carlos Soler has demanded his club agree a January deal for him to move to Manchester United, claims  The Sun .

United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly identified the Spain Under 21 international as his No.1 target to improve his creative midfield options in the New Year.

Though Soler has an €80 million release clause in his contract, the player wants Valencia to accept £45m from United, so he can complete a transfer to the Premier League.

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