The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Barcelona and Arsenal target Greenwood
Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood is reportedly a transfer target for both Barcelona and Arsenal.
The 20-year-old has struggled to win favor under Red Devils interim manager Ralf Rangnick, prompting rumors of a potential move away from his boyhood club.
Juventus are also said to be interested in Greenwood, who Barcelona boss Xavi prefers over his United teammate Anthony Martial. [El Nacional – in Catalan]
Spartak Moscow announce their newest manager
Paolo Vanoli, a former member of Antonio Conte’s coaching staff at Chelsea and Inter Milan, has replaced Rui Vitoria as the new Spartak Moscow manager.
📝 We are pleased to announce that Italian specialist Paolo Vanoli is our new manager!
The 49 year-old coach joins us on a 1.5 year deal, with the possibility of an additional year.
Benvenuto, Paolo 🇮🇹 pic.twitter.com/i4MkhEYsJQ
— FC Spartak Moscow (@fcsm_eng) December 17, 2021
Will Sanchez go back to Barcelona?
After Sergio Aguero’s retirement, Alexis Sanchez has emerged on Barcelona’s transfer list of potential new attackers.
Antonio Rudiger to join Manchester United?
The Chelsea defender is out of contract at the end of the season. His uncertain future has stirred transfer interest from Premier League rivals Manchester United.
— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) December 15, 2021
Chelsea in pole position to sign Serie A defender
The Blues are in ‘pole position’ to sign Torino defender Gleison Bremer.
Considering their recent defensive woes, Chelsea want to strengthen their backline. The club chiefs have targeted Bremer, who has under two years left on his Torino contract. They may try to do a deal in the January transfer window.
Liverpool, West Ham, and Tottenham have also expressed an interest in the 24-year-old Brazilian. [Tuttosport – in Italian]
Phillips opens the door for Liverpool exit
Liverpool defender Nat Phillips is open to leaving the club in the January transfer window.
Speaking to Sky Sports, the 24-year-old said: “I’m going to see what comes along [in January] and go from there. I think at this moment in time it’s unlikely that I’ll be playing lots of games for Liverpool, so if an opportunity arises where I get the chance to do that somewhere else and it suits everyone, then it’s certainly something I’d be interested in.”
De Jong is not in talks for a Manchester United move
Manchester United have not opened any talk to sign Frenkie de Jong In January despite rumours. Same for Paris Saint-Germain. Still quiet around Barça midfielder as of now – waiting to see what happens in the the next months. 🇳🇱 #FCB
📲 More: https://t.co/eHj0Iu9q7f
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 16, 2021
Fenerbahce interested in Barcelona loan star
The Turkish giants are eyeing a move for Barcelona striker Luuk de Jong.
De Jong, on loan from Sevilla, reportedly has no part in Xavi’s plans at Camp Nou. Therefore, Barcelona wish to send the Dutchman back to his parent club.
However, as Sevilla are not interested in De Jong either, Fenerbahce could become an alternative destination for the 31-year-old. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]
Costa in talks with Sao Paulo
Juventus winger Douglas Costa is in transfer talks with Brazilian club Sao Paulo.
The 31-year-old is set to end his loan spell at boyhood club Gremio after the Porto Alegre side suffered relegation last week. He is now looking at options to stay in Brazil, with a move to the Morumbi a possibility. [ESPN Brasil]
Kostas Manolas rejoins Olympiakos
The 30-year-old defender has rejoined Olympiakos from Napoli in a reported €2 million deal.
— Olympiacos FC (46🏆) (@olympiacosfc) December 16, 2021