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Friday’s transfer rumors – Premier League ‘big six’ circling for Ramos

Alvaro Morata of Juventus, Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid, Kepa Arrizabalaga of Cheslea
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Latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

Diaz offered to West Ham.

Real Madrid have offered West Ham United the chance to sign Mariano Diaz, with the club willing to let the striker go on an initial loan deal.

David Moyes finds himself thin on attacking options with Sebastien Haller struggling to pick up form, and the manager could view Diaz as the solution to his problems.

A move to London could be more appealing for the former Lyon man who turned down the chance to join West Brom in the summer. [Daily Mail]

Everton interested in Man United misfit.

Everton could go after Manchester United’s Daniel James when the transfer market reopens.

A temporary transfer for the Welshman is being considered by the Toffees, with the club looking to focus on the loan market following a summer of heavy investment.

James has started just three Premier League games so far this season as he struggles to find his place in the Man United team. [Football Insider]

Valencia looking at Benfica star.

Valencia have identified Benfica’s Julian Weigl as a transfer target for January. The 25-year-old midfielder is viewed by the Spanish side as a successor to Geoffrey Kondogbia, who joined Atletico Madrid in November.

Weigl is also open to quitting Benfica in January after falling out of favor under Jorge Jesus. [Record]

No urgency to make Morata move permanent for Juve.

Juventus are in no hurry to trigger the purchase option on the loan deal of Alvaro Morata.

The Spanish marksman returned to Turin in the summer on a season-long loan deal from Atletico Madrid. An initial €10 million fee was paid by the Bianconeri, with an option to extend the loan by a further year for the same amount.

Juve can also sign the 28-year-old on a permanent transfer for €45 million at the end of this season. The club, however, plan to wait until the following year before trigger the buy option on his contract. [Goal]

Ramos of interest PL heavyweights.

Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham are showing enthusiasm in securing the services of Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos.

The 34-year-old center-back will be out of contract at the end of the season and is currently holding talks with Los Blancos over an extension.

All of the ‘big six’ Premier League sides have contacted his representatives regarding a possible move, should the defender choose to put an end to his 15-year-long spell at Santiago Bernabeu. [90min]

Kepa open to Chelsea loan exit.

Chelsea outcast Kepa Arrizabalaga is open to leaving Chelsea on a temporary basis in January.

The goalkeeper is no longer the no.1 choice between the sticks at Stamford Bridge following the arrival of Edouard Mendy.

With the view of getting his career back on track, the former Athletic Bilbao man is now willing to take a pay cut on his £150,000-a-week wages so as to secure a loan move away. [The Sun]