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Monday’s transfer rumors – Barcelona eye a move for rising Bundesliga goal machine

Youssoufa Moukoko
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The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

Barcelona eye a move for rising Bundesliga goal machine

Barcelona have stepped up their transfer interest in Borussia Dortmund striker Youssoufa Moukoko.

The Blaugrana have reportedly sent scouts to watch the 17-year-old in Dortmund’s recent Bundesliga clash against VfB Stuttgart. Moukoko did his prospects no harm either. He scored a goal and registered an assist to help BVB cruise to a 5-0 victory. Liverpool are also interested in him. [Ekrem Konur]

Potter names his Ronaldo alternatives for Chelsea

A Cristiano Ronaldo transfer to Chelsea from Manchester United in January is not a sure thing.

Blues owner Todd Boehly remains keen on Ronaldo, but he will trust Graham Potter’s judgment. The manager has multiple players he would rather sign including AC Milan starlet Rafael Leao, Lille forward Jonathan David, and Brentford striker Ivan Toney. [Ben Jacobs – CBS Sports]

Lautaro Martinez wants to become an Inter Milan legend

PSG identify Skriniar alternative

Paris Saint-Germain have laid eyes on Evan Ndicka as an alternative for Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar.

PSG tried to sign Skriniar in the previous transfer window, but Inter blocked the move. The Ligue 1 leaders may revisit their interest soon, and if things don’t work out again, Ndicka is their Plan B.

The 23-year-old central defender has made 16 appearances across all competitions for Eintracht Frankfurt this season. He is out of contract at the German club next summer. [Le10Sport – in French]

Thuram is not a January target for Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich won’t make a move for Marcus Thuram in the January transfer window.

The 25-year-old Borussia Monchengladbach forward has reportedly captured Bayern’s interest. However, club sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has announced that they have no plans to sign new players this winter so far. [Bild – in German]

Franck Ribery retires from football

PSG make a €20m bid for Endrick

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly tabled a €20 million transfer offer for Palmeiras forward Endrick.

The 16-year-old Brazilian has a reported €60 million release clause in the Palmeiras contract he signed in the summer. Multiple clubs in Europe are interested in him, including Real Madrid and Barcelona. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]