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Stuttgart sign Galatasaray defender


Stuttgart have signed defender Ozan Kabak from Galataray for €11 million (£10m/$13m), the clubs have confirmed.

The teenager has inked a deal that will tie him tp the Bundesliga side until 2024.

"We're delighted that Ozan has decided to join VfB, despite having other offers from big European clubs," managing director Michael Reschke said in a statement. "He's already proved his quality in the Champions League and was an important first-team player at Galatasaray this season."

Everton expect quiet January window


Everton do not have the "financial conditions" to sign players in the January transfer window, according to Marco Silva.

The Toffees are 10th in the Premier League having responded to back-to-back defeats to Brighton and Hove Albion and Leicester City with a 2-0 home victory over Bournemouth.

Reports suggest their forward line is set to be depleted with Oumar Niasse said to be nearing a loan move to Cardiff City.

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Cardiff agree £18m Sala deal


Cardiff have come to an agreement over the £18 million ($23.4m) signing of Emiliano Sala from Nantes, according to Sky Sports.

The Welsh side, however, may have to wait to finalise the deal, as Nantes hope to field their Argentine striker one last time at the weekend.

Payet targeted for China move


Shanghai SIPG have turned their attentions on Marseille's former West Ham star Dimitri Payet, reports Sky Sports.

The Chinese Super League side previously bid for Marko Arnautovic, but saw a £35m ($45.1m) dismissed  by the Premier League side.

Tottenham revive interest in Sanabria


Tottenham have resumed their interest in Betis striker Antonio Sanabria, according to the Independent.

An injury to Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son's absence due to the Asian Cup means Spurs are now in the market for further attacking cover.

And after baulking at Barcelona's valuation of Malcom, Sanabria has emerged as a viable option for the north Londoners.

Colombia cancel Queiroz summit


Colombia have cancelled a meeting with Carlos Queiroz amid reports the Iran coach will be taking over as the Cafeteros' next boss, reports Marca.

Queiroz is the overwhelming favourite to take over from Jose Pekerman, who stood down following the 2018 World Cup.

But Colombia are unwilling to publicly meet with the experienced trainer until after Iran's Asian Cup campaign comes to an end.

Higuain expected at Chelsea on Friday


Gonzalo Higuain could undergo a Chelsea medical as early as Friday, according to Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla (via the Daily Star).

The Argentine is expected to complete a move from AC Milan in the current transfer window, although he is unlikely to finish the switch in time to face Arsenal this weekend.

Arsenal target Suarez on bench for Barca


Arsenal transfer target Denis Suarez has been included on the substitute's bench for Barcelona against Levante.

The midfielder is reportedly close to a move to the Emirates Stadium after playing just a handful of minutes this season for the Catalans.

D.C. United sign Olsen to extension


D.C. United have signed head coach Ben Olsen to a multiyear extension, the MLS club announced Thursday.

Olsen oversaw a United side that returned to the postseason, sparked in part by Wayne Rooney's arrival in the summer.

Olsen has been the team's head coach since he took over for Curt Onalfo in August 2010, and has made the playoffs four of his last five season in charge.

Andy Cole joins Sol Campbell's coaching staff at Macclesfield


Ex-Manchester United and England striker Andy Cole has been reunited with one of his former international colleagues Sol Campbell after joining Macclesfield's coaching staff.

The League Two club have confirmed Cole, who won five Premier League titles and a Champions League during his playing career, has taken up a part-time role at the club.

Macclesfield manager Campbell played alongside Cole with England and the two were also team-mates at Portsmouth in the 2006-07 season.

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Klopp delighted with Robertson contract


Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has paid tribute to Andy Robertson's commitment to his club after the defender put pen to paper on a new contract at Anfield.

Robertson, 24, joined Liverpool from Hull City in a £8 million ($10m) in the summer of 2017, and established himself as Klopp's first-choice left-back towards the end of his debut season.

Robertson has extended his contract to June 2024; and Klopp could not be happier at the news.

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Club America after Atlanta United's Villalba


Club America have targeted Atlanta United's Hector Villalba, as manager Miguel Herrera seeks a reunion with the midfielder, according to MedioTiempo.

Villalba played for Herrera while he managed Club Tijuana, before the Paraguay international made the move to MLS in 2017.

Atlanta United have set a price tag of $6 million (£5m) for Villalba, as America look to bring in players with an international track record.

Barca want Spurs to pay €44m for Malcom


Tottenham are interested in signing Malcom from Barcelona, though the La Liga champions want €44 million (£39m/$50m) for the forward, reports the Independent

Barca would prefer that money up front, while Tottenham are aiming for a loan with a purchase option, as they look for cover for Harry Kane.

Spurs see Malcom as a player who can fill in for their star striker, but can also play alongside Kane when the England captain is fully fit.

Liverpool confirm new Robertson contract


Liverpool and Andy Robertson have agreed a new five-year contract that will tie the defender to the club until 2024.

The contract is considered a just reward for the left-back’s progression, which has seen Robertson become one of the top players in the Premier League in his position over the past 12 months.

As is club policy, Robertson’s new contract does not contain a release clause.

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Lazio need to move three players for Zappacosta deal


Lazio remain interested in signing David Zappacosta from Chelsea, but need to move three players for a deal to happen, according to Calciomercato.

The Serie A side want to bring him in on a loan with option to buy this summer but must either loan or sell three players to make it happen.

The three players are Dusan Basta, who is to be sold, as well as loan deals for Alessandro Murgia and Riza Durmisi.

West Ham have two Piatek bids rejected


West Ham have had two bids for Genoa striker Krztysztof Piatek rejected as the Serie A side wait for AC Milan to enter, according to the Daily Mail.

With the Hammers set to lose Marko Arnautovic to China, Piatek is, along with Bourenmouth's Callum Wilson and Celta Vigo's Maxi Gomez, options that are being looked at.

Piatek has interest from Real Madrid and Milan, but West Ham are the only team to bid for his services yet, with Genoa expecting Milan to enter as Gonzalo Higuain's exit to Chelsea becomes official.

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Robertson to sign new five-year Liverpool contract


Liverpool defender Andy Robertson is set to pen a new five-year contract with the club, according to the Times.

Robertson has become one of the stars of the Reds strong defence and negotiations are nearing completion on his new contract.

The deal will tie Robertson to the club until 2024, as he becomes the latest player to commit to Jurgen Klopp's side long-term, following the likes of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.

Man Utd ready to double Rashford's wages


Marcus Rashford could be in line for a significant pay increase as Manchester United look to double his wages to fend off interest, reports the Mirror.

While the Red Devils have blocked Rashford's exit at the end of this season, he will be able to leave on free in the summer of 2020.

With the likes of Real Madrid and Juventus circling, United stand ready to double his salary from £75k per week to £150k after Rashford's resurgence thus far this season.

Calhanoglu deal 'financially impossible' for Leipzig


RB Leipzig's hopes of signing Hakan Calhanoglu appear to be over after the club's coach and sporting director Ralf Rangnick declared the deal "financially impossible".

Reports in Italy suggested Leipzig had agreed a €20million (£17.6m) deal to bring Calhanoglu back to the Bundesliga from AC Milan.

However, Rangnick effectively ended the speculation, telling reporters: "The deal is financially impossible.

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Ashley Cole recieves offer from Derby


Former Arsenal and Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole has been offered the chance to return to English football with Derby, according to The Sun.

Rams boss Frank Lampard wants his old teammate to help the club secure promotion to the Premier League, with a deal set to be completed in the next 48 hours.

Cole, 38, has been a free agent since leaving LA Galaxy and it is understood he favours a return to his homeland before considering retirement.


Lorenzo Pellegrini dismisses PSG links


AS Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini has shut down rumours of an imminent move to Paris Saint Germain, according to Calcio Mercato.

The Italian star has been heavily linked with a switch to the Parc Des Princes in January, but he insists he is focused on his duties at the Stadio Olimpico.

When asked about a possible transfer during an interview with Sky Sports, Pellegrini repsonded: "To PSG as a substitute for Rabiot? I do not think anything of it, I turn off the TV and I go to train in Trigoria.”


Liverpool eye £20m swoop for McKennie


Schalke midfielder Weston Mckennie is the subject of interest from Liverpool, according to The Sun.

The Reds have sent scouts to watch the American in action over the last couple of years and they are now lining up a £20m ($26m) transfer swoop.

Mckennie, who has been compared with Juventus enforcer Sami Khedira, has racked up 45 appearances for Schalke to date, contributing two goals and two assists. 

Emery unfazed by Ozil exit talk


Arsenal boss Unai Emery is unfazed by Mesut Ozil exit talk as he seeks greater consistency from German star.

The Gunners boss claims to be giving no thought to the prospect of the World Cup winning-midfielder leaving Emirates Stadium during the winter window.

When asked about Ozil ahead of Arsenal's clash against Chelsea this weekend, Emery responded: "I am not thinking about that. I am thinking about how he can help us."

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Rossi not interested in MLS move


Former Manchester United striker Giuseppe Rossi would prefer not to play in the MLS at this stage of his career, as he continues to search for a new club.

The Italian has been a free agent since leaving Genoa last summer and is currently training with the Red Devils to maintain fitness.

Rossi, 31, believes he can still play at the top level in Europe and that now is not the right time for him to move to the United States - according to ESPN.

Leeds reject approach from Crystal Palace for Clarke


Crystal Palace have been told that Leeds United winger Jack Clarke is not for sale, after contacting the club earlier in the week.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds are unwilling to listen to offers for the 18-year-old winger during the January window, as his list of admirers continues to grow.

Clarke has contributed two goals and two assists in 12 Champions games this season, with his market value now set at around £10m ($13m).

Ramsey signs Juventus pre-contract agreement


Juventus secure Aaron Ramsey's signature

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has signed a pre-contract agreement with Juventus, according to Sky Sports in Italy.

The Welshman will leave Emirates Stadium upon the expiration of his current contract and his next destination has now been confirmed as Turin.

Ramsey is due to undergo a medical over the weekend before the transfer is officially completed in February.

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Barcelona not giving up on De Jong


Barcelona are still hoping to convince Frenkie De Jong to join the club from Ajax, despite Paris Saint Germain leading the chase for his signature.

According to Diario Sport, PSG are close to sealing a deal for the Dutchman, but Barca are prepared to table a final offer.

The Spanish champions are hoping that the allure of playing for one of the world's biggest clubs will ultimately see De Jong choose a Camp Nou switch, but it remains to be seen if he will leave Ajax at this stage of the season. 

Real Madrid ready to pay €50m for Militao


Porto defender Eder Militao has emerged as a primary transfer target for Real Madrid, according to AS.

Los Blancos are prepared to meet the €50m ($57m, £44m) buy-out clause in his current contract during the winter window, with his price set to rise in the summer.

Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea have also declared their interest in Militao, but Madrid are hoping to beat their rivals to his signature.

Sporting line up Acuna replacement


Sporting Lisbon are considering making a loan move for Real Sociedad's Kevin Rodrigues, according to Ojogo.

The 24-year-old would be a replacement Marcos Acuna, who is expected to join Zenit St Petersburg on a permanent deal.

Should that deal go through then Sporting will look to sign Rodrigues on an 18-month loan, though the transfer is far from being completed.

'The writing's on the wall' for Ozil at Arsenal


Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell has suggested that Mesut Ozil is on borrowed time at Emirates Stadium, after a difficult first half of the season.

The 30-year-old playmaker has found regular playing time hard to come by in recent months, falling down the pecking order under Spanish boss Unai Emery.

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Man City in talks over Palaversa


Hajduk Split have confirmed that transfer talks are being held with Manchester City regarding a possible £7million ($9m) deal for Ante Palaversa.

The Premier League champions have identified the highly-rated 18-year-old as a potential long-term replacement for Fernandinho.

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Inter to open Icardi talks


Inter will hold talks with Mauro Icardi's agent on Friday over a new contract for the Argentina striker, report Sky Italy.

Icardi's current deal expires in 2021 but Inter are keen to tie him down to a long-term contract.

The 25-year-old has expressed his desire to stay at the club but it is believed the parties are currently far apart in terms of wage demands and bonuses.

Napoli to make Lozano move


Napoli are ready to offer PSV Eindhoven €30million (£26.5m/$34.2m) for winger Hirving Lozano, according to Il Mattino.

Carlo Ancelotti's side are looking to beat a host of top European clubs to the Mexico international's signature, including Chelsea, Milan, Manchester United and ​Real Madrid.

PSV are reluctant to let Lozano leave this month, but by making a move now Napoli hope to complete a deal in time for the summer.


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Milan eyeing up Higuain replacement


AC Milan are lining up a deal for Genoa's Krzysztof Piatek should Gonzalo Higuain move to Chelsea, according to Tuttosport.

Higuain is currently on loan at Milan but his parent club Juventus are reportedly close to agreeing a deal that will see the striker move to Stamford Bridge.

That has forced the Rossoneri to consider alternatives, with Poland international Piatek high on their shortlist.

Barca considering Vela move


Barcelona are considering a move for Los Angeles FC striker Carlos Vela, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Ernesto Valverde's side are on the lookout for a new forward after Munir El Haddadi was allowed to join Sevilla earlier this month.

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is also on their shortlist, though the Spain international is rumoured to be closing in on a move to Atletico Madrid.


Tottenham in talks with Barca over Malcom


Tottenham have opened talks with Barcelona over a deal to sign forward Malcom this month, according to Sport.

Mauricio Pochettino's side are considering bolstering their forward line after Harry Kane was ruled out until March with an ankle injury.

Malcom only moved to the Camp Nou last summer but has struggled to hold down a first-team place, making just five La Liga appearances so far this season.

Real Madrid step up Militao pursuit


Real Madrid are making moves to sign Porto's Eder Militao this month as his release clause is due to increase in the summer, according to AS.

The Brazil international is believed to have a €50million (£44.2m/$57m) release clause in his contract but that will rise to €75million (£66.3m/$85.4m) from June 30.

Manchester UnitedLiverpool and Chelsea are among the sides to have been linked with the 20-year-old in recent weeks.

West Ham eye Arnautovic replacement


West Ham are considering a move for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez as a potential replacement for Marko Arnautovic should he leave the club this month, according to Sky Sports.

Arnautovic has been linked with a move to China with Shanghai SIPG having had a £35million ($45.1m) bid rejected earlier this month.

That has led to the Hammers considering potential replacements, though Gomez's rumoured £45million release clause is far higher than they are prepared to pay.

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Palace close in on Perri


Crystal Palace are close to completing a loan deal for Lucas Perri from Sao Paulo, according to Sky Sports.

The 21-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper is due to sign a six-month loan deal with the option to buy for £3million ($43.9m) at the end of the season.

Palace have been on the look out for a new goalkeeper following injuries to Vicente Guaita and Wayne Hennessey, leaving 39-year-old Julian Speroni as the only fit senior 'keeper on their books.

Man Utd closing on Emeran deal


Manchester United are set to sign young Amiens winger Noam Emeran this month, according to the Courrier Picard.

The Red Devils are set to beat a host of clubs to the 16-year-old's signature, including Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.

The left-sided forward has been capped by France at youth level but is also eligible for Belgium.

Leeds complete Casilla signing


Leeds United have completed the signing of goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid.

Goal revealed on Tuesday that the 32-year-old was poised to make a move to Elland Road and an agreement has now been reached, with Casilla signing a four-and-a-half year deal.

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Dembele seals £11m China switch


Tottenham have agreed on an £11 million ($14m) fee with Chinese Super League outfit Guangzhou R&F for the transfer of Mousa Dembele, subject to international clearance.

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Inter working on Skriniar renewal


Inter are looking to keep Milan Skriniar out of the clutches of Manchester United and Barcelona by tying him to fresh terms, reports Gianluca Di Marzio.

A date has been set for talks with the highly-rated defender, whose current deal is already due to run until 2022.


Adams eyed by 12 top tier clubs


Birmingham striker Che Adams is being monitored by 12 Premier League clubs, according to the Mirror.

Fulham, Leicester, Wolves, Burnley and Huddersfield are among those to have had the 22-year-old scouted over recent weeks.

Man Utd & Chelsea join Wan-Bissaka chase


Duo considering offer for talented young defender

Manchester United and Chelsea have joined Manchester City in the battle to land Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka, claims the Mirror.

The 21-year-old is expected to attract big-money bids during the winter window, with those at Selhurst Park bracing themselves for a transfer scramble.

Origi among those in Tottenham's thoughts


Divock Origi is among the strikers being considered for a possible move to Tottenham, The Telegraph has suggested.

The Belgium international continues to struggle for regular game time at Liverpool but is considered to be of the right age and profile for Spurs.

De Gea poised to pen new Man Utd deal


David de Gea is set to commit his future to Manchester United by penning a new £400,000-a-week a contract, claims The Sun.

The Spanish goalkeeper saw a move elsewhere mooted during Jose Mourinho's reign at Old Trafford, but he is ready to pen fresh terms over the coming weeks.

Dembele departure confirmed by Spurs


Guangzhou target Barca's Malcom


Barcelona winger Malcom is the subject of interest from Chinese Super League outfit Guangzhou Evergrande, according to Diario Sport.

The Brazilian has emerged as a top transfer target for a number of European clubs, but Guangzhou are the only ones to have tabled a bid, which comes in at €50m ($57m, £44m).

Malcom has struggled at the Camp Nou since his move from Bordeaux last summer, taking in just five La Liga appearances this season.

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Valencia to stay at Man Utd until summer


Manchester United defender Antonio Valencia has told the club he will stay until the end of the season, regardless of whether or not he is offered a new contract - according to The Times.

The Ecuadorian's current deal is set to expire in June and although he remains club captain, he has fallen way down the pecking order in recent months.

Ashley Young, Diogo Dalot and Matteo Darmian have been preffered at right-back, with Valencia restricted to just five Premier League games so far this term.

Napoli join race to sign Rodriguez


Napoli have identified Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez as a January transfer target, according to Calcio Mercato.

Arsenal and Liverpool have also been heavily linked with the Colombian - who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich - and he could be available for as little as £3m ($4m).

A move to Napoli would see Rodriguez re-unite with Carlo Ancelotti, who signed him for Madrid from AS Monaco back in 2014.

Hudson-Odoi rejects Chelsea renewal


Hudson-Odoi unwilling to extend Chelsea stay

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has rejected a contract extension at Stamford Bridge, according to Sky Germany.

Bayern Munich have been chasing the 18-year-old during the January window and have already seen three bids for his signature rejected by the Blues.

The English starlet has no plans to accept a new deal at Chelsea and he has thusly turned down a fresh offer from the club on Thursday morning.

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Man City open talks with Ante Palaversa


Hadjuk Spilt midfielder Ante Palaversa could be on his way to Manchester City this month, after both clubs entered into negotiations on Wednesday.

According to the Daily Mail via Sky Sports, City boss Pep Guardiola has been targeting a new defensive midfielder to provide cover for Fernandinho.

At 18 years of age Palaversa is seen as the Brazilian's potential long term successor, with a £7m ($10m) bid for his services now on the table.

Inter Milan still keen on landing Modric


Inter Milan are confident of landing Luka Modric this summer, after a failed pursuit for the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner last August.

According to Calcio Mercato, Nerazzurri CEO Giuseppe Marotta hopes to secure a deal for the Croatian at the end of the season, with his current contract at Santiago Bernabeu set to expire in 2020.

It has been suggested that Modric would favour a move to Inter so he can link up with international teammates Ivan Perisic, Marcelo Brozovic and Sime Vrsaljko.

Juventus plot move for Chelsea's Emerson


According to Calcio Mercato, Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmeri is the subject of interest from Juventus.

The Bianconeri are looking for back-up at left-back for current first choice Alex Sandro, as they bid for Champions League glory in the second half of the season.

Emerson - who has only played two Premier League matches for the Blues this term - is Juve's primary target, with a possible January deal mooted.

Barcelona consider Vela swoop


Los Angeles FC striker Carlos Vela has emerged as a possible transfer target for Barcelona, according to Cadena SER.

The Blaugrana are looking to replace Munir El Haddadi after his departure to Sevilla this month, with Chelsea's Alvaro Morata at the top of their list.

Vela is also being considered as an option for Barca, given his prior experience in La Liga with Real Sociedad.


Chelsea want to sell Batshuayi to Everton


Everton have emerged as the frontrunners to sign Chelsea outcast Michy Batshuayi, according to the Daily Star.

The Blues are happy to let him go to Goodison Park on a permanent deal worth £40m ($51m) during the January window, with a loan move not possible for Everton.

The Toffees already have Chelsea's Kurt Zouma on a loan deal which runs until the end of the season and they are thusly unable to take another Chelsea player on a temporary basis.

Red Devils keen on Dutch winger


Manchester United want to sign PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn in a raid reminiscent of their Memphis Depay capture under Louis van Gaal.

The Sun is reporting United are looking at making a £25million for the 21-year-old - who has scored nine goals in 16 Eredivisie starts this season.

It's understood United caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will send scouts to the Netherlands to keep an eye on the Dutch talent.

The Red Devils captured Depay from PSV for £25million in 2015 - but sold him two years later to Lyon



Man City and Chelsea join the race for Spurs gun Eriksen


Premier League giants Manchester City and Chelsea have signalled their interest in signing Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen.

While Real Madrid remain favourites to snare the 26-year-old, City and Chelsea are keen to keep the Danish midfielder in the Premier League, according to Spain's AS.

A source told AS: "It's hard to name just one particular top-level club who are keeping a close eye on him...because there are sides from England, Spain, Italy and Germany."

Championship midfielder heading Down Under


English-born Turkish midfielder Jem Karacan is signing with A-League side Central Coast Mariners, according to Australian media.

The 29-year-old was released from his contract at Millwall on Tuesday and according to The Australian chief editor Ray Gatt, has joined the Gosford-based club.

Karacan has spent most of his career in the Championship with the Lions, Reading and Bolton.

He was a part of Reading's il-fated 2012-13 Premier League campaign which saw the team finish 19th and be relegated.

The Turkish youth international will fill the foreign roster spot at the Mariners vacated by Ross McCormack - who moved to Motherwell at the start of the transfer window.

West Ham consider Gomez move


West Ham are considering a move for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez, reports Sky Sports.

The 22-year-old Uruguay international is viewed as a possible replacement for Marko Arnautovic, who has been linked with a big-money switch to China

Gomez has nine goals and five assists in 17 La Liga appearances this season.

Celtic eye loan move for McTominay


Celtic are eyeing a loan move for out-of-favour Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay, according to the Daily Mail. 

The 22-year-old has made just one appearance under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after featuring more regularly while Jose Mourinho was in charge at Old Trafford. 

And Celtic believe that the Scotland international can help them as they look to retain their title. 

Morata closes in on Atletico move


The Spaniard's unhappy time at Stamford Bridge may be nearing an end

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is closing in on a move to Atletico Madrid, according to Sky Sports.

The Blues would prefer to sell the 26-year-old outright, but Atletico are continuing to push for a loan deal. 

With Gonzalo Higuain nearing a move to Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri's side now feel they can offload the Spain striker. 

Everton battle Wolves and Saints for Augustin


Everton, Wolves and Southampton are all looking to sign RB Leipzig striker Jean-Kevin Augustin, The Sun claims. 

Augustin scored 12 goals for the Bundesliga side last term, but has lost his place this season to Yussuf Poulsen.

RB Leipzig will allow the 21-year-old to leave the club, but not for less than £38 million (€43m/$49m). 


Chelsea agree Higuain deal with Juventus


Maurizio Sarri is set for a reunion with his former striker

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Juventus over the January transfer of Gonzalo Higuain, Goal understands.

Higuain will join on a a six-month loan, with Chelsea retaining the option to buy for £32.5 million (€36m) at season's end. 

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West Ham eyeing Dzeko move


West Ham are lining up a move for Roma forward Edin Dzeko, according to the Daily Star. 

The 32-year-old has just two league goals this season, leading to speculation Roma could be looking to sell him. 

Dzeko played under West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini at Man City, and could be brought in to replace Marko Arnautovic should he be sold to a Chinese side. 

Roma look to beat Spurs to Malcom signing


Roma have opened talks over a move for Barcelona forward Malcom, according to The Sun.

The Serie A side nearly signed the 21-year-old over the summer, but Barca swooped in at the last second to steal the Brazilian away.

Tottenham are also in the frame for the attacker, who has struggled to establish himself at Camp Nou thus far.