Ornstein suggest Chalobah could leave Chelsea
David Ornstein has suggested on the Football Daily podcast that in order to balance their books Chelsea could sell Trevoh Chalobah before the transfer window deadline.
Big outlays on Mykhailo Mudryk and Benoit Badiashile could be countered by the sale of a homegrown player in the coming days.
Dalic rejects Ajax approach to be manager
Croatian head coach Zlatko Dalic has turned down an approach from Ajax to fill their vacant managerial position. Dalic has achieved a second and third placed finish with Croatia in the last two World Cup.
Atletico Madrid interested in South Korean attacking midfielder
Como bien anticipó @Capilus1971, el Atlético de Madrid es el equipo de LaLiga que está interesado en Kang In Lee.— Juanmi Sánchez (@JUANMISB97) January 27, 2023
Y añado: el Mallorca ya ha recibido una llamada formal del conjunto atlético interesándose por el jugador. “Lo queremos fichar en enero”, han dicho al @RCD_Mallorca.
Trippier signs contract extension at Newcastle
Kieran Trippier has signed a contract extension at Newcastle keeping him at the club until the 2024/25 season. He has lead Newcastle's march for Champions League football, and is part of a defensive unit that has kept 12 clean sheets in the Premier League this season.
PSG prepping third bid for Cherki
According to French outlet FootMercato, PSG are preparing a third bid for Lyon attacker Rayan Cherki. PSG are conscious that Lyon could definitively shut the door on a potential deal so they are treading carefully with the deal.
He has a goal and an assist to his name in Ligue 1 this season and would provide cover to their attacking department after the sale of Pablo Sarabia earlier this month.
Smalling still negotiating with Roma
Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Chris Smalling is still in talks with Roma regarding a new contract, with his current deal expiring this summer.
He led them to their first ever continental success last season as Roma won the inaugural UEFA Europa Conference League.
Smalling’s agent James Featherstone tells me: “The future of Chris is not something that is being played out in the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma”.— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
“Similar to there, the audience do not engage with the performers. We keep in talks with AS Roma”.
Exclusive statement ⤵️🏴 pic.twitter.com/yt05A4n5dd
PSV want to sign Elanga
PSV are looking to strengthen their forward line and Manchester United's 20-year-old Swedish winger Anthony Elanga is an option. He has two assists in 19 appearances for United this season and is seemingly out of favour with Erik ten Hag.
Manchester United-aanvaller Anthony Elanga (20) is een van de opties om PSV nog te versterken. De club is nog volop bezig om de aanval een flinke impuls te geven. Zo meer: ED/AD.— Rik Elfrink (@RikElfrink) January 27, 2023
Leicester agree deal for Tete
Leicester have agreed a deal for Brazilian winger Tete from Shakhtar Donetsk according to John Percy from The Telegraph. He is currently on loan at Lyon in the French top division, but is expected to be Brendan Rodgers second signing of the January window despite interest from Leeds.
Chelsea join Liverpool in race for Berge
Chelsea and Liverpool look set to battle it out for the signature of Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge late on in the January transfer window, according to Football London.
The 24-year-old boasts four goals and three assists for the Blades this season, and is thought to have been scouted by the Blues since mid-December.
Chelsea agree deal for Malo Gusto
Chelsea have agreed a deal for 19-year-old Malo Gusto from Lyon. The defender will provide cover for Reece James and also follows the Blues recent transfer strategy of signing young players for the future.
🚨 Chelsea have reached an agreement in principle with Lyon to sign right-back Malo Gusto for €30m + add-ons. 19yo France U21 int’l will remain with #OlympiqueLyonnais until end of season before joining #CFC in summer @TheAthleticFC after @FabriceHawkins https://t.co/qwArE3ApNc— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) January 27, 2023
Inter interested in Firmino as Lukaku replacement
Inter are looking at Liverpool's Roberto Firmino as a potential replacement for the struggling Romelu Lukaku, Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport reports.
The Belgian has failed to recreate his form since returning to Italy on loan from Chelsea in the summer, while Firmino sees his contract expire at the end of the season.
Despite both player and manager Jurgen Klopp stating their desire for him to stay, no deal has been reached, meaning Inter are available to open talks with the Brazilian over a pre-contract.
Nico Jackson fails Bournemouth medical
Understand Bournemouth deal to sign Nico Jackson is now off. Medical tests failed as he was expected to be back from hamstring injury on February 10 but Bournemouth doctors feel he won’t be ready before March 10. 🚨⛔️🍒— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
Nico Jackson, now back to Villarreal. pic.twitter.com/cI86AosKOT
Martinelli set to extend Arsenal stay
Gabriel Martinelli is set to sign a new four-and-a-half year deal with Arsenal, David Ornstein has revealed, taking his stay in North London up to the summer of 2027.
🚨 EXCLUSIVE: Gabriel Martinelli has agreed a new 4.5yr contract at Arsenal. Previous terms ran to 2024 & #AFC had 2yr option. Fresh deal in process of being finalised for 21yo Brazil attacker to extend at Emirates Stadium until summer 2027 @TheAthleticFC https://t.co/LTwKPnePrJ— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) January 27, 2023
Leeds-linked Ounahi set to join Marseilles
Morocco international Azzedine Ounahi looks set to join Olympique Marseille from Angers, despite being linked with a move to Leeds United.
Azzedine Ounahi will join Olympique Marseille, done deal and here we go! 🚨⚪️🔵🇲🇦 #OM— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
Full agreement reached with Angers — understand fee is €8m plus €2m add ons and sell-on clause included.
Ounahi has agreed personal terms as new OM player until June 2027. pic.twitter.com/wx09DVSIol
Bournemouth holding talks with Zaniolo
Bournemouth are in talks with Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo over a potential move to the South Coast, 90min reports.
The 23-year-old has also been approached by AC Milan and Tottenham, but thus far these deals have stalled.
The talks come after the Cherries launched a €35 million (£30.7m/$38m) bid on Monday after the Italy international made himself available for a January transfer.
Marcos Alonso signs new Barca contract
Former Chelsea full-back Marcos Alonso has committed his future at Barcelona until June 2024, the club have confirmed.
More Marcos! 💙❤️ pic.twitter.com/0lI3Ndmp4j— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 27, 2023
Dortmund announce signing of Duranville
Borussia Dortmund have announced the signing of Belgian starlet Julien Duranville from Anderlecht. The 16-year-old pens a long term contract with the club, meaning Dortmund have tied down yet another promising star.
"We are very pleased that Julien and his family have placed great trust in us and that he is now wearing our colours," BVB sporting director Sebastian Kehl said. "Julien is a fast, technically strong and creative winger in whom we see great potential. Our main focus is now on integrating Julien into our professional squad and the new environment as quickly as possible and gradually bringing him up to the level of the Bundesliga.”
Julien Duranville has joined Borussia Dortmund from RSC Anderlecht on a long-term contract! ✍️ pic.twitter.com/ENGDYA3lOO— Borussia Dortmund (@BlackYellow) January 27, 2023
Newcastle agree fee with Everton for Gordon
Newcastle have reached an agreement to sign Anthony Gordon, here we go! Deal in place on £40m fee, Everton accepted the proposal 🚨⚪️⚫️ #NUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
Personal terms also agreed on long term deal.
Gordon will complete medical tests in the next 24/48 hours, as called by @SkySports_Keith. pic.twitter.com/MHcj6Xai0p
Caicedo could hand in transfer request to force move
With Chelsea and Arsenal showing a keen interest in securing his signature, the Daily Mail reports that Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo is considering handing in a transfer request to force a move this January.
Read the full story on GOAL here.
Sunderland land Leeds starlet Gelhardt
Sunderland have completed the loan signing of Leeds United starlet Joe Gelhardt, who boasts 15 Premier League appearances for Jesse Marsch's side this campaign.
Gelhardt said on the switch: “I know how big the club is and I’m really looking forward to meeting the lads and trying to help. I spoke with the Head Coach and the playing style seemed a perfect fit for me. I’ve watched Sunderland on the TV this season and seen some positive, attacking football and I can’t wait to get involved.”
Joffy has arrived 👋😍— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) January 27, 2023
We’re delighted to confirm the loan signing of Joe Gelhardt from @LUFC!
Union Berlin complete Laidouni signing
Union Berlin have announced the signing of Tunisian midfielder Aissa Laidouni from Hungarian side Ferencvaros Budapest.
"It is the dream of every professional footballer to play in one of the best leagues in the world," Laidouni said on the move. "So I'm very happy to be able to prove myself in the Bundesliga. From everything I have seen and heard so far, Union are a friendly, but also a passionate and ambitious club. I'm convinced I'll fit in well here and will give everything to be successful with Union."
Unioner. We are proud to present our newest signing, the superb... Aïssa Laïdouni. Welcome to Berlin, Aïssa. We hope you'll be very happy here. https://t.co/HD5SpAEs17— 1. FC Union Berlin (English) (@fcunion_en) January 27, 2023
Gusto and Cherki are going nowhere, insisted Blanc
Chelsea-linked Malo Gusto and PSG-target Rayan Cherki will continue with Lyon, insisted Laurent Blanc.
“The board has guaranteed to me that the players will stay until the end of the season”, said the manager.
Salzburg announce Gloukh signing from Tel Aviv
The wait is over ✅— FC Red Bull Salzburg EN (@FCRBS_en) January 27, 2023
We are delighted to announce the signing of Israeli wonderkid Oscar Gloukh (18) on a permanent transfer from Maccabi Tel Aviv!
Welcome, Oscar 🤝 pic.twitter.com/90Ahufg2LJ
Stoke rope in Hoever on loan from Wolves
Welcome aboard, @khoever51_ 💪— Stoke City FC (@stokecity) January 27, 2023
Pellistri might continue at United
Erik ten Hag has hinted that Facundo Pellistri might continue his development at Old Trafford as the manager counts on him.
"We have our ideas, for some players we are open for loans but with some players they are not, they have to develop first in our environment, second, we have many games to cover, and we need players to cover that, when you play 30 games in 10 days you need a lot of players. The way we put on the Wednesday, Pellistri, is already a signal," he stated.
Arsenal remain keen on Rice despite Caicedo interest
Told Arsenal remain interested in Declan Rice for the summer - regardless of the outcome of their pursuit of Moises Caicedo. #AFC #WHUFC https://t.co/seZjwu0nuZ— Dharmesh Sheth (@skysports_sheth) January 27, 2023
Valencia set to sign Saul on loan from Atletico
Valencia are in advanced talks to sign Saúl from Atlético Madrid on loan deal — negotiations are progressing fast to get it done 🚨🦇 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
Valencia would cover part of Saúl’s salary, as reported by @MatteMoretto. Negotiations ongoing. pic.twitter.com/pFEPHwivOc
Brighton will not let Caicedo leave
Despite Arsenal's massive £60 million ($74m) bid for midfielder Moises Caicedo, Brighton remains firm that the Ecuadorian is not for sale.
Brighton’s stance on Moises Caicedo unchanged following £60m from Arsenal. No intention of selling - not for sale. #AFC #BHAFC #Caicedo— Dharmesh Sheth (@skysports_sheth) January 27, 2023
Lorient close in on Dieng
Lorient are set to sign Bamba Dieng on permanent deal from OM — €10m fee add-ons included. 🇸🇳🤝🏻 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
Understand Dieng will sign a contract valid until June 2025 with Lorient plus two year extension option. pic.twitter.com/tU6KnJGWLW
Nat Phillips might leave Liverpool in January
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has informed that Nat Phillips might leave the club in January if they get offers from him.
"Depends if there are offers. We have to be prepared for pretty much everything, the 31st is Deadline Day and we will see," he stated when asked about the future of the defender.
The arrival of Rhys Williams this week from a loan spell at Blackpool has further put him down the pecking order.
Arsenal submit £60m bid for Caicedo
Arsenal have reportedly tabled a £60 million ($74m) bid for Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo as they join another transfer battle with Chelsea.
Check out GOAL's full version of this transfer story.
EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal have submitted £60m bid to sign Moises Caicedo as new midfielder 🚨⚪️🔴 #AFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
Chelsea had £55m verbal proposal rejected this January as Brighton hope to keep the player — but Arsenal are now pushing.
Negotiations enter into key stages for Caicedo’s future. pic.twitter.com/WZp3RKRdbx
Klopp happy with Bajcetic extension
Manager Jurgen Klopp lauded Stefan Bajcetic and expressed his happiness after he was handed a new long-term contract at Liverpool.
"We had to be pretty careful with him because of his age. He has shown us he is ready. His skills are something we haven't shown in recent games. He has good aggression and he has good football on top of that. We're really happy and really pleased he signed a new contract. He deserves it," he stated.
Turner signs extension with Man Utd
Fresh terms = #FridayFeeling! 😁— Manchester United Women (@ManUtdWomen) January 27, 2023
📝 @MillieTurner_#MUWomen pic.twitter.com/EqY6xlsTDu
Dyche might take charge of Everton after Bielsa's rejection
BREAKING: Sean Dyche is expected to be appointed Everton manager today ⏳ pic.twitter.com/hvoe1M5lIz— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) January 27, 2023
PSG hold the key in Navas' move to Premier League
Nottingham Forest are seriously interested in signing Keylor Navas on loan from PSG. Concrete idea as he'd be open to try Premier League experience. 🚨🇨🇷 #NFFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
Deal depends on Paris Saint-Germain - French club will decide whether they want to loan Keylor out or not. pic.twitter.com/G289G5FxZz
Semenyo on the verge of signing for Bournemouth
Bristol City striker Antoine Semenyo is just hours away from signing with Bournemouth after completing his medical, according to Sky Sports.
The Premier League outfit has agreed to pay £9m plus add-ons for the striker who boasts of scoring eight goals this campaign.
Leeds continue to push for McKennie
Leeds United are pushing to get Weston McKennie deal done as soon as possible. Talks continue with Juventus after positive contacts on Thursday. ⚪️🇺🇸 #LUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
McKennie has agreed personal terms with Leeds days ago but it's not done deal between clubs yet. pic.twitter.com/bbqgjz6SIv
Bamba's agent distances himself from Arsenal rumours
Filipe Macedo Alves, agent of Vitoria Guimaraes midfielder Ibrahima Bamba, was potted in London which led to speculations that the player might join the Emirates in January.
However, Alves has cooled down such rumours and told O Jogo, "It’s true that I was in London, but I am just arriving from Germany, where I was watching Edmond Tapsoba’s game. Bamba is not the only player I work with. He [Bamba] has a player profile that is clearly of interest to many clubs, but today he is a Vitória player and is only focused on Monday’s game in Chaves. The market is open, but I’m not going to feed rumours."
Gordon insists on leaving Everton
Anthony Gordon will insist again in the next days as he only wants to leave Everton. Talks will continue in order to find a solution. 🔵 #EFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
The player has been clear with the club: January move is his priority. pic.twitter.com/GIDvpVqR61
Darmian agrees new Inter contract
Matteo Darmian has agreed to new terms that will keep him at Inter until June 2024, reports Gianluca Di Marzio (via Football Italia).
The 33-year-old's new contract also contains the option to extend for a further year, with him expected to sign imminently.
Inter will now focus on tying down midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu to new terms.
Ajax confirm sacking of Alfred Schreuder
Ajax have confirmed they have parted ways with head coach Alfred Schreuder after a 1-1 draw with FC Volendam.
The stalemate is the latest in a string of poor results and equalled a club-record seven league games without a win.
Schreuder joined last summer from Club Brugge as Erik ten Hag's replacement.
Torino to hijack Ilic deal from Marseille
Torino are now confident to hijack the deal for Ivan Ilić — Olympique Marseille had full agreement on club and player side but Ilić could change his mind 🚨🇷🇸 #transfers #OM— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 26, 2023
Torino would sign Ilić immediately and not in July as OM agreed with Verona. pic.twitter.com/bFSXny7NJy
Maldini & Massara working on shoestring Milan budget
Milan sporting directors Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara are having to try and bolster Stefano Pioli's squad on an extremely tight, essentially nominal budget.
That is according to Nicolo Schira, who adds that RedBird, Milan's new owners, will not sanction anything more than loan deals and there are to be no buy obligation clauses. The only money they have to work with is the €2.8m they received for the termination of Tiemoue Bakayoko's loan deal.
Arsenal preparing £75m bid for Caicedo (Fichajes)
Fichajes, via Ekrem Konur, reports that Arsenal are ready to go big with an offer of around £75 million to try and steal Moises Caicedo away from Brighton before the end of the January transfer window.
With concern over Mikel Arteta's squad depth, the report states they are willing to do anything for him to end up signing with them.