Xpooze takes a look at the biggest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and around the world
Bayern & Barca-linked Adeyemi explains Chelsea snub
29 minutes ago 21:16
Adeyemi, now 18, has been linked with a move away from Salzburg, the finishing school where Erling Haaland and Sadio Mane among others have polished their skills.
Read the full story on Goal.
Atletico to reignite interest in Lacazette
2 hours ago 19:00
The current La Liga leaders were heavily linked with the 29-year-old last summer but a final deal never came to fruition.
However, Atletico are now planning to step up their pursuit of Lacazette, whose current contract at Arsenal is due to expire in 2022.
Leverkusen’s Bailey wants Premier League move
3 hours ago 18:30
The 23-year-old, who has been linked with Manchester United in the past, is working with English agency Unique Sports Management to try and push a transfer over the line in 2021.
Bailey has scored four goals and laid on four assists in 15 Bundesligaappearances for Leverkusen this season.
Brighton recall Karbownik
3 hours ago 18:00
Bayern urged to sign Upamecano
4 hours ago 17:30
Markus Babbel has urged Bayern Munich to sign Dayot Upamecano to solve the defensive problems that have undermined their 2020-21 campaign so far.
The German champions were dominant on both domestic and continental fronts, with a combination of ruthless attacking play and a solid defensive foundation underpinning their success.
Read the full story on Goal.
Mandzukic’s Milan contract details revealed
4 hours ago 17:00
If Milan qualify for the Champions League, another year’s contract will be activated, worth €3.5m.
Marseille negotiating with Napoli for Milik
5 hours ago 16:40
Fabrizio Romano reports the most recent bid is a loan deal with an obligation to buy for €8 million (£7m/$10m) plus a further €3m in add-ons.
USMNT international Morris heading to Swansea
5 hours ago 16:20
Subject to paperwork being finalised, Morris is expected to arrive in Wales in the coming week.
Cagliari sign Ghana midfielder Duncan
5 hours ago 16:00
Huntelaar to join Schalke’s relegation fight
6 hours ago 15:30
The 37-year-old, currently at Ajax, scored more than 120 goals for Schalke between 2010 and 2017.
Schalke are bottom of the Bundesliga, seven points from safety with just one win from their 15 games so far.
West Ham frustrated in striker search
6 hours ago 15:00
David Moyes is frustrated at West Ham’s unsuccessful search for a new striker in the January transfer window.
“We’ve already made big inquiries and offers for players at clubs, which have not been accepted or obviously we would have signed somebody,” he said.
“It is not as if we are not trying to that, we have tried. But I need to get players who I think can make a difference and I want it to be someone who I think can help us.
“If I don’t then I might need to look short-term, just to get me through to get me another player, but if not then I will use the young players or I will have to try and use someone else from the squad and see how we can do it.”
The Hammers are light in attack with Sebastien Haller having left for Ajax.
Inter delay Hakimi payment to Real Madrid
7 hours ago 14:30
President Steven Zhang is reportedly looking to sell the club – a claim which Zhang has denied – due to the financial implications of the coronavirus pandemic.
The first payment had been scheduled for December but it is reported the clubs agreed to delay the instalment until March.
Lamptey signs new Brighton contract
7 hours ago 14:02
NYCFC to sign €10m Argentina international Cervi
7 hours ago 14:00
The 26-year-old winger, who has played four times for Argentina, is expected to cost at least $10 million (£7m).
Milan close to Mandzukic & Tomori double swoop
8 hours ago 13:30
Mandzukic is available on a free transfer while Tomori is likely to move on a loan-to-buy deal from Chelsea.
Blades-linked White set for move
8 hours ago 13:00
“Ben would have been fit to be in the squad today but we’ve signed some new lads who need to get minutes now,” Neil told Preston’s website.
“He’s made it clear to us his future doesn’t lie here come the end of the season so I need to give the other lads game time.”
Solskjaer: Diallo settling in well
9 hours ago 12:30
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says new signing Amad Diallo is settling in well since his move from Atalanta.
“Amad has looked really comfortable and he’s settled in really well in training,” Solskjaer told United’s official website.
“It shows how technically adept he is and, of course, we’ll give him time to settle and adjust, but hopefully we can see him on the pitch in not too long. He’s definitely done well in training.”
Milan to make final call on Mandzukic
9 hours ago 12:00
The 34-year-old is a free agent and would provide a rotation option for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Milan are keen not to upset the dynamics of a harmonious group as they continue their title challenge.
No offers for Rice – Moyes
10 hours ago 11:30
“They’re not true, we’ve had no contact from either of those clubs regarding Declan and we wouldn’t want any anyway,” Moyes told Amazon Prime.
“He’s doing great for us, he’s a big leader now, he’s taken a lot of the weight off Mark Noble. He’s turning out to be a really good player but also a really good boy and good around the club.”
Villas-Boas confirms English interest in Sanson
10 hours ago 11:00
West Brom eye Diagne over Belfodil
11 hours ago 10:30
The Senegal international has scored 11 goals in 18 appearances this season.
The Baggies had been interested in Hoffenheim forward Ishak Belfodil but the deal fell through.
Madrid want Ramos to take pay cut
11 hours ago 10:11
It is reported Florentino Perez wants his captain to sign a one-year contract extension with a 10 per cent reduction to his current wages.
Ramos is said to want a two-year deal on the same wages as his current contract, but he is keen to stay in Madrid.
Giampaolo faces Torino sack
13 hours ago 08:00
Torino’s goalless draw with Spezia only increased the pressure on the coach and he is in danger of losing his job.
Nakajima leaves Porto for Al-Ain
14 hours ago 07:00
Shoya Nakajima has joined Al-Ain on loan from Porto.
The 26-year-old Japan international joined the Portuguese side from Qatari side Al-Duhail in 2019 and made nine appearances this season.
But he will spend the rest of the season on loan in United Arab Emirates.
Everton turned off by King’s wage demands
15 hours ago 06:00
Everton could back out of talks with Bournemouth defender Josh King because of his wage demands.
Dortmund land Ajax youngster
16 hours ago 05:00
The 15-year-old will sign a three-year contract with the German giants when he turns 16 on January 25.
Fulham told to pay £15m to keep Lookman
17 hours ago 04:36
The winger has impressed on loan at Fulham but the Craven Cottage side will have to pay a big price to keep him on a permanent basis.
Man City to offer Aguero extension if he accepts wage drop
19 hours ago 02:38
Sergio Aguero could extend his contract with Manchester City.
The Premier League side are still in the market for a long-term replacement for the Argentine, but they are open to giving him a 12-month extension, says The Daily Star.
But Aguero will have to take a significant pay cut if he is to remain at the club.
Napoli drop Thauvin pursuit
19 hours ago 02:32
Napoli have decided against making an offer for Marseille star Florian Thauvin.Il Mattino reports that the Seire A side have dropped their interest because the France international’s wage demands are too high.
Man City eye Haaland and Lukaku as Guardiola gets £200m to spend
19 hours ago 02:30
Benfica star Nunez also on list of targets
Pep Guardiola will be given control of Manchester City’s investment in the squad this summer.
The Telegraph reports the coach will be given £200 million to spend on new players in the next transfer window.
City have already signed new centre-backs recently and will look to strengthen in other areas in the summer, with Erling Haaland and Romelu Lukaku on their list of potential targets.They are also eyeing Benfica star Darwin Nunez.
Juventus plot summer bid for Pogba
19 hours ago 02:25
Red Devils won’t let midfielder leave this season
The France international’s agent said last month that he is unhappy at the club and wants to leave, but the Red Devils will not let him go during the season.
Juve are determined to bring him back, however, and will make a move at the end of the season.