The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Real Madrid eye shock January reunion with Ronaldo
Real Madrid are plotting a shock reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo for the January transfer window.
The Spanish giants are keeping tabs on the Manchester United superstar’s situation. They reckon Ralf Rangnick’s appointment has potentially opened the door to a mid-season move. If given encouragement, Real Madrid could make a move. [Football Insider]
Arsenal eye January loan deal for ex-Liverpool star
A move to the Emirates Stadium is an option for Georginio Wijnaldum ahead of next month’s transfer window.
The former Liverpool midfielder has struggled to win favor at Paris Saint-Germain since his summer move, having made just 10 starts for the French club across all competitions this season.
Therefore, as his circumstances show no sign of improvement, Wijnaldum is ‘open’ to a Premier League return on loan. PSG are not keen on allowing the Dutchman to leave. However, if the management has a change in heart, Arsenal would be a ‘potential destination’. [Sky Sports]
Domenico Tedesco becomes the new RB Leipzig boss
The former Schalke and Spartak Moscow boss replaces Jesse Marsch on a one-and-a-half-year deal.
The 36-year-old takes over from Jesse Marsch as head coach on a deal until June 2023.
— RB Leipzig English (@RBLeipzig_EN) December 9, 2021
Xavi to offload three Barcelona stars
After a disappointing Champions League group stage exit, Xavi Hernandez has been tipped to make some bold decisions.
The Barcelona manager could apparently sell Frenkie de Jong, Marc Andre Ter-Stegen, and Sergino Dest in the upcoming transfer window.
Real Madrid confident of Rudiger deal
The Spanish giants are confident they can convince Antonio Rudiger to sign a pre-contract agreement with them in January.
The 28-year-old Chelsea defender is set to become available for a free transfer next summer once his contract expires. He can begin talks clubs with non-English clubs next month. [The Athletic – subscription required]
Chelsea youngster to stay at Crystal Palace
Despite talk of a potential recall to Chelsea in January, Conor Gallagher expects to continue at Crystal Palace.
The 21-year-old midfielder has thrived on loan at Selhurst Park this season, managing four goals and three assists in 14 Premier League appearances. [Football London]
Barcelona youngster to join Granada on loan
Barcelona midfielder Alex Collado will join Granada on loan until the end of the season. The Spanish side will reportedly pay his wages but don’t have a buy option included for the 22-year-old.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 9, 2021
Dortmund favorites to sign Adeyemi
The Bundesliga side are in pole position to win the transfer race for 19-year-old Salzburg striker Karim Adeyemi.
Liverpool to steal Gavi from Barcelona?
The Reds are reportedly prepared to activate Barcelona midfielder Gavi’s €50 million release clause.
The 17-year-old has stirred interest from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. The German is keen on a deal, especially after learning that club owners, Fenway Sports Group, would sanction a move ‘without thinking’ for Gavi. [El Nacional – in Catalan]
Joao Cancelo set for new Manchester City deal
Man City board considers João Cancelo as ‘key player’ for present and future. The plan is to open talks and offer him new contract in the next months, looking for discussion to progress in 2022. 🔵🇵🇹 #MCFC
He was signed for €28m fee plus Danilo – total value was around €65m. pic.twitter.com/qzlu3lwf4H
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 9, 2021