African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Bakambu back on Atletico Madrid’s radar

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Milan want Zaha to boost Scudetto chase

AC Milan are hoping to land Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha in January to boost their Serie A title chase.

The Sun claims the Rossoneri are impressed by the Ivory Coast winger's goalscoring form in the Premier League this season and they see him as a missing piece of the puzzle in Stefano Pioli's side.

Zaha has returned eight goals and two assists in 14 league appearances this term while AC Milan remain unbeaten in Serie A and they lead the table, one point above rivals Inter Milan.



Bakambu back on Atletico Madrid’s radar

Atletico Madrid have reignited their interest in DR Congo international Cedric Bakambu, reports Foot RDC.

The former Villarreal striker is among the potential replacements considered by the Madrid outfit to fill Diego Costa's void.

Earlier this year, Atletico tried to bring Bakambu back to La Liga, however, they are tempted again after he scored 14 goals in 19 matches during the 2020 Chinese Super League season.



Benatia wanted by Genoa

Former Juventus centre-back Medhi Benatia has been linked with a return to Italy.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Genoa are ready to boost Davide Ballardini's team with the addition of the former Morocco captain.

Benatia is presently in Qatar with Al Duhail where he has been plying his trade since he left Juventus in January 2019.




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Lyon not giving up Slimani

Lyon have reignited their interested in Leicester City striker Islam Slimani, according to Foot Mercato.

Slimani is said to be in the process of terminating his contract with Leicester City after finding it difficult to cement a regular playing spot in Brendan Rodgers’ team.

Lyon sporting director Juninho is monitoring the Algeria international's situation having played just 19 minutes of Premier League football this campaign and they ready to reinforce their attacking options with his signing next month.