Besiktas consider cancelling Dele Alli's contract
Dele Alli joined Besiktas on a season-long loan from Everton in the summer, but BBC Sport are reporting that the Turkish club are considering terminating his contract after just five months.
The 26-year-old's poor form in England has continued into Turkey, having played just nine games and scoring two goals in 2022-23. Alli was even booed by his own supporters as he was substituted in Besiktas' 4-2 comeback win in the Turkish Cup against third tier Sanliurfaspor in December.
Wanyama extends Montreal contract
Former Tottenham and Southampton midfielder has signed a new two-year deal with MLS side CF Montreal, the club have confirmed.
“We are glad to have concluded a new deal with Victor and that he remains with us,” said Vice-President and Chief Sporting Officer, Olivier Renard. “During the last three seasons, he has been an important player on the field and in the locker room. His personality, his experience, and his qualities as a player will notably help us with the stability of the group for the season to come.”
Il reste! 👊— CF Montréal (@cfmontreal) January 6, 2023
Le CF Montréal accorde un nouveau contrat à @VictorWanyama pour les saisons 2023 et 2024 >>> https://t.co/KNrFme6GN9
CF Montréal has come to terms with Victor Wanyama on a new contract for the 2023 and 2024 seasons >>> https://t.co/I6VOrzqQ71#CFMTL pic.twitter.com/ySGvJ9rFCX
Porro top of Tottenham's shortlist
Understand Pedro Porro is top of the list for Tottenham as new right back. Spurs will try to sign Porro as player would be keen on the move. 🚨⚪️ #THFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 6, 2023
It’s difficult deal in January as Sporting have been very clear: €45m release clause or no way.
Stance could change in June. pic.twitter.com/HDxsTdEEEJ
Chelsea have no intention of selling Colwill
Levi Colwill joined Brighton on loan from Chelsea in the summer, but journalist Simon Phillips has revealed that the 19-year-old is a big part of Graham Potter's plans going forward, with the Blues not likely to even consider another loan move for the centre-back next term.
"I’m told that Levi’s still in the plans of Chelsea," Phillips told GiveMeSport. "Obviously, they’ve got this big emphasis on young players and building for the future, and with Colwill being young, Chelsea want him in the squad. He’s one they have no plans on selling or loaning again. They want him to stay at Brighton for this season to develop because he still needs to develop.”
Ajax confirm signing of Rulli from Villarreal
Bienvenido, @GeroRulli! ⭐️⭐️⭐️— AFC Ajax (@AFCAjax) January 6, 2023
Connolly joins Hull on loan from Brighton
✍️ We are delighted to announce the signing of forward Aaron Connolly on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion until the end of the season!— Hull City (@HullCity) January 6, 2023
Welcome to Hull City, @AaronConnolly_9! 🐯#hcafc
Brentford sign Beckham on loan
✍️ Welcome to #BrentfordB, Romeo Beckham!— Brentford FC (@BrentfordFC) January 6, 2023
The 20-year-old joins on loan from Inter Miami until the end of the 2022/23 season#BrentfordFC pic.twitter.com/KPAmWsvCOk
Southampton sign Orsic from Dinamo Zagreb
✍️ #SaintsFC is delighted to confirm the signing of winger Mislav Oršić from #DinamoZagreb:— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) January 6, 2023
Rosario Central confirm Di Maria talks
Angel Di Maria could be on the way back to Argentina to join Rosario Central.
The coach of the Argentine side confirmed talks with the club, saying: "We're in contact with Di Maria. If he comes, we'll have to find a competitive team for him. Sooner or later he'll come back, I'm sure."
Arsenal Women sign Pelova from Ajax
Arsenal have announced the signing of Victoria Pelova from Ajax.
The 23-year-old midfielder has been a key figure for Ajax and Netherlands in recent years.
Aston Villa join Barca and Real Madrid in for €30m Moleiro
Barcelona and Real Madrid are eyeing a move for Las Palmas' rising star Alberto Moleiro, according to AS.
The Spanish sides hope to lure him away from the La Liga 2 team but may have to pay his €30 million release clause, while Aston Villa are also said to be in for him.
Aouar offered to Roma and AC Milan
Houssem Aouar could be playing in Serie A next season.
Calciomercato reports that the midfielder can leave Lyon in a free transfer at the end of the season and has been offered to AC Milan and Roma.
However, Real Betis are also interested in signing him.
Leipzig director says 'zero interest to sell' Gvardiol
RB Leipzig director Eberl on Gvardiol deal: “Thanks to the contract extension with Josko, we are in control — the club has done an outstanding job”, tells @philipphinze24. 🇭🇷— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 6, 2023
“Football has gone crazy, but our interest is zero that we want to sell Josko Gvardiol in the summer”. pic.twitter.com/ZLKAGuVhdi
Vasco da Gama confirms Santos' move to Chelsea
Boa sorte, Andrey Santos!— Vasco da Gama (@VascodaGama) January 6, 2023
👉 https://t.co/e8BNlDe4lY#VascoDaGama pic.twitter.com/o5zM9z4z6w
Chelsea join Man Utd in Thuram race
Chelsea have reportedly joined Manchester United in the race for Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram, according to FootMercato.
The 25-year-old France international has entered the final six months of his contract in Germany and is due to become a free agent in the summer. He could be available for a fee of just €15 million (£13m/$16m).
Madrid ready to break the bank for Gvardiol
Real Madrid have held two meetings with RB Leipzig in the last 15 days and are ready to pay €120m for the Croatian centre-back, according to Alfredo Pedulla.
The payment will be made in two instalments including bonuses. The defender will earn an assured €6m plus bonuses per season. Chelsea and Manchester City are also in the race to sign the player but it has been reported that Gvardiol prefers Madrid and is ready to earn less to secure a move to the Spanish capital.
Bayern confirm Sommer interest
Bayern director Salihamidzić confirms the negotiations for Yann Sommer: “I don't like talking about players of other clubs, but Sommer is definitely a topic, of course”, tells Sky De. 🔴 #FCBayern— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 6, 2023
“We are considering our options and will make a decision in the near future”. pic.twitter.com/VCsSDW0erz
Howe outlines Newcastle's January transfer plans
Eddie Howe has confirmed that Newcastle United would be active in the transfer window as they Jonjo Shelvey and Matt Targett have been ruled out due to injuries.
"We have the two injuries at the moment to Jonjo (Shelvey) and Matt Targett. Those injuries were a huge blow for us to take two quality players out of squad that’s not hugely deep in terms of numbers.
"That’s why the transfer talk is interesting from our perspective because I think it will be injury-related. What will dictate what we do transfer-wise will be the injury list, not so much the games," he stated before facing Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup.
Middlesbrough announce Archer loan from Villa
The lowdown on our new number 🔟 🏹 #UTB— Middlesbrough FC (@Boro) January 6, 2023
Forest and Southampton interested in Holgate
Nottingham Forest and Southampton are ready to fight for Everton's Mason Holgate to strengthen their defence, according to Sky Sports.
He hasn't featured in a Premier League game under Frank Lampard since August as he is far below the pecking order and will likely get a move away from Goodison Park.
Brighton announce Stefanovic signing
Dejana is a done deal! 👊💙 #WelcomeDejana pic.twitter.com/Q9JJr8IAZb— Brighton & Hove Albion Women (@BHAFCWomen) January 6, 2023
Chelsea-target Fernandez to be kept out of matchday squad by Benfica
Enzo Fernández won’t be called up for tonight’s game vs Portimonense, it’s confirmed. Enzo won’t even make the bench after last complicated days. 🚨🔴 #Benfica— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 6, 2023
Benfica message to Chelsea remains clear, as things stand: €120m or no way to sell Enzo in January. #CFC pic.twitter.com/pfTLzLFNOH
Arsenal might move for Rice in the summer
Arsenal are eyeing a shock move for West Ham midfielder Declan Rice in the summer, according to Spanish outlet Fichajes.
Rice is valued at £88m and the Gunners join the race to sign the midfielder after getting a green light from Mikel Arteta. His contract will end in 2024 and is likely to move next summer. He is being also pursued by the two Manchester clubs and Chelsea.
United announce Butland signing
Welcome to United, @JackButland_One ✍️🔴#MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 6, 2023
Napoli submit opening bid for Ounahi
Napoli have submitted an opening proposal for Morocco star Azzedine Ounahi. First bid worth €15m to sign the player now but let him stay at Angers until the end of current season 🔵🇲🇦 #Napoli— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 6, 2023
Talks ongoing between clubs. Player's position will be crucial, as @DiMarzio reports. pic.twitter.com/JLOyz51uM1
Barcelona set sight on Frankfurt's N'Dicka
Barcelona are interested in a move for Evan N’Dicka of Eintracht Frankfurt to shore up their defences, according to Fichajes.
The 23-year-old's contract is set to expire in June 2023 and he is not ready to renew as he wants to join a bigger club. He could be signed as a free agent in the summer.
Ramos could make sensational return to Spain
Sergio Ramos could return to Spain to sign for Sevilla after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires, according to Fichajes.
However, the defender needs to take a pay cut if he chooses to return to his old stomping ground. It has also been reported that Cristiano Ronaldo’s new club Al-Nassr is also interested to get his services.
Madrid ready to pay €110m + €30m in variables for Bellingham
Real Madrid will not enter a bidding war and have pledged €110m as a fixed fee with €30m additional in variables to sign Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund, according to Marca.
It has also been reported that the player is also inclined to sign for the La Liga outfit which gives them the edge over Liverpool and others.
United complete the signing of Butland
Manchester United have completed the signing of Jack Butland, done and now sealed. Official statement expected on Friday. 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 5, 2023
English GK joins on loan from #CPFC. No buy option, medical already done.
Man Utd goalkeepers will be de Gea, Butland and Heaton. pic.twitter.com/5RNQpdBA9h
Leicester to splash out €20m on Ouattara
Leicester City are ready to splash out €20 million to bring in Dango Ouattara from French side Lorient.
Get French Football News reports the forward has caught the eye of the Foxes after an impressive breakout season that has brought the 20-year-old five goals and five assists already.
Chelsea hold positive Mudryk talks
Chelsea are hopeful of beating Arsenal to Mykhailo Mudryk after holding positive talks with Shakhtar, as reported by The Guardian.
The Blues have met officials from the club this week and believes an offer of £60m plus £20m in add-ons will secure the deal.
Man Utd pushing for Joao Felix loan
Manchester United are pushing to take Joao Felix on loan from Atletico for the rest of the season.
Relevo report the Red Devils are willing to offer a loan fee of €4 million and will take on Felix's salary for the rest of the campaign.
However, Atletico want around three times that amount and are not ruling out the possibility of Felix staying on at the club.
PSG put Neymar up for sale (Fichajes)
Paris Saint-Germain have put Neymar up for sale and are willing to listen to offers for the Brazilian's services, according to Fichajes.
The French club have lowered their price to just €50 million, the report says, which could attract interest from Premier League clubs such as Newcastle, Chelsea, and Manchester City.
Man Utd want Monaco defender Axel Disasi
Manchester United are interested in signing Monaco defender Axel Disasi in the January transfer window, according to the Daily Mail.
The Red Devils have begun initial negotiations over a move, although Premier League rivals Tottenham and West Ham are also keen on the France international.