January transfer news & rumours: Juve set price for Man Utd target Dybala

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Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond as we head into the winter window


JUVENTUS SET DYBALA PRICE


Juventus have set a price of €150 million for star striker Paulo Dybala according to a report in Corriere della Sera .

The striker, who has found himself on the bench for Juventus as of late, is unlikely to be moved in January and the Serie A champions do not appear willing to accept the rumoured €68m Manchester United wishes to pay. 


LIVERPOOL AGREE RECORD VVD DEAL


Jurgen Klopp, Virgin van Dijk

Liverpool have reached an agreement with Southampton for the transfer of Virgil van Dijk, who will join the Anfield club on January 1.

Quiet negotiations had been moving quickly in recent days and the deal was tied up on Wednesday evening.

The centre-back stands to make around £180,000 per week and gets his wish to work with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.

Man City and Chelsea retained a strong interest in the Netherlands international but were ultimately been beaten by Liverpool's record-breaking offer (for a defender) of £75 million.


PL CLUBS EYEING CARRASCO


Yannick Ferreira Carrasco Atletico Madrid 2017

Premier League sides have been alerted after Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone gave the go-ahead for the club to sell winger Yannick Carrasco, according to AS .

Both Manchester United and Chelsea have been heavily linked with the Belgium international in recent months, with Carrasco's contract boasting an £86 million release clause.

Both Nicolas Gaitan and Luciano Vietto are also understood to be on the transfer list.


SCHURRLE EYES LOAN DEAL


HD Andre Schurrle Dortmund

Dortmund winger Andre Schurrle is considering a January loan move with fellow Bundesliga side Stuttgart interested, according to  RuhrNachrichten.de .

With Marco Reus nearing a return, and Schurrle already behind Christian Pulisic and Andriy Yarmolenko, the Germany international wants to ensure he has playing time ahead of the 2018 World Cup. 


ROMA LOOK AT VIDAL LOAN


Aleix Vidal FC Barcelona

Roma are interested in taking Barcelona full-back Aleix Vidal on loan, according to Corriere dello Sport .

The Serie A side's director of football, Monchi, knows Vidal from their time at Sevilla and during the January window hopes to conclude a deal with an option to purchase the player.


ARSENAL AND LIVERPOOL BATTLE FOR LOZANO


Hirving Lozano PSV

Arsenal and Liverpool are both set to make a move to sign Mexican sensation Hirving Lozano from PSV, according to the Daily Star .

The 22-year-old winger joined the Eindhoven club from Pachuca in the summer after rejecting Manchester City and has been a revelation in the Eredivisie with 11 goals in 16 games.

He has been attracting Europe's top sides with his starring role for Phillip Cocu's side and the two English clubs are expected to make a push for him.


OZIL TOPS FIVE-MAN BARCA WISHLIST


Mesut Ozil Arsenal

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil tops a list of five players Ernesto Valverde wants to bring to Barcelona in the upcoming transfer window, claims the Express.

Out of contract in June, Ozil is highly coveted at Camp Nou, and could be available for a bargain price should Arsenal wish to cut their losses and avoid losing him on a free transfer. 

But the Germany international is just one of the names linked with Barca, alongside Lyon's Nabil Fekir, CSKA Moscow youngster Aleksandr Golovin and Schalke duo Max Meyer and Leon Goretzka.


ARSENAL SEE BENATIA BID REJECTED


Medhi Benatia Juventus Roma

Arsenal have seen their efforts to sign Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia frustrated after a bid worth £35 million was rejected, reports the Sun .

The former Bayern Munich man has slotted into the hole left by Leonardo Bonucci's departure to Milan, and his performances have not gone unnoticed in north London

But the Gunners may see their chase come to nothing as Juve appear set on retaining Benatia's services.


MINA SET TO COMPLETE BARCA MOVE


Yerry Mina Palmeiras

Barcelona are set to finally land long-term defensive target Yerry Mina in the January transfer window, according to Sport .

The Colombian, a champion in Brazil with Palmeiras, is already under a first option at Camp Nou. 

And Barca are hoping to begin talks over Mina as soon as Javier Mascherano's transfer to China is finalised.


CONTE CONFIRMS VIDAL INTEREST


Arturo Vidal Bayern 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed he would be delighted to work with Arturo Vidal again .

The pair came together to great effect at Juventus, and Vidal has now been linked with a reunion with his former boss at Stamford Bridge.


ATLETICO WANT VIDAL IN GRIEZMANN DEAL


Antoine Griezmann Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid are set to demand Aleix Vidal form part of any deal that brings Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona, reports Don Balon .

The Catalans have long been in pursuit of the striker, even prompting Atletico to make a formal complaint. 

But with speculation continuing to loom over the Spanish capital, Vidal would be acceptable compensation for losing one of the Colchoneros' key players.


LUCAS MOURA LINKED WITH CHELSEA


Lucas Moura PSG

Lucas Moura has emerged as a potential transfer target for Chelsea this January, reports Buzz Sport .

The Brazilian has been frozen out of Paris Saint-Germain's plans, and is keen to seal a move away. 

And he would be an interesting choice for the Blues should Willian choose to move to China.


MONTREAL PURSUING HUTCHINSON


Atiba Hutchinson Besiktas Galatasaray 12022017

The Montreal Impact are looking to sign Canada international Atiba Hutchinson from Besiktas, according to Kartal Bakisi .

Hutchinson, 34, would bolster the Impact's options in central midfield after the retirement of Patrice Bernier and expiration of Hernan Bernardello's contract.


LAZIO READY TO SELL LIVERPOOL TARGET


Stefan de Vrij, SS Lazio, Serie A 09202017

Lazio are willing to sell Stefan de Vrij in the January transfer window after failing to agree a new contract with the Dutch defender, reports  Calciomercato.com .

De Vrij is out of contract at the end of the season, and he has been linked with a move to Liverpool and Lazio’s Serie A rivals Juventus.

Reports value De Vrij at €30 million and if that figure is met in the New Year then Lazio will let the centre-half leave before next summer.


FEKIR TO COST ARSENAL £60M


Nabil Fekir Lyon

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Arsenal will have to pay around £60 million if they want to sign Lyon star Nabil Fekir at the end of the season, claims the Daily Star .

Fekir has been linked with a string of Europe’s leading clubs, including Barcelona and Manchester City, while are Arsenal are keen as they assess potential replacements for Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Lyon have ruled out selling Fekir in the January transfer window, with Arsenal aware they will have to fork out a club record €60m to sign the forward once the season is over.

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