The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
PSG make a lucrative offer for Chelsea star
Paris Saint-Germain have made an official transfer offer to Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.
The 28-year-old German is in the final six months of his Blues deal and, therefore, can sign a pre-contract agreement with a club outside the English Premier League for next season.
PSG have now tabled an offer, worth a reported €7 million per season. [Foot Mercato – in French]
Tottenham’s record signing hopes to leave in January
Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele hopes to leave the club in the January transfer window.
The 25-year-old Frenchman, a club-record €60 million signing from Lyon in 2019, has only played in two of Spurs’ last nine Premier League games. [The Athletic]
Coutinho travels to England to complete Aston Villa move
— Reshad Rahman ✆ (@ReshadRahman_) January 9, 2022
Manchester United handed Cavani transfer boost
Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani has told interim boss Ralf Rangnick he will stay at Old Trafford until the end of the season.
Could Mbappe stay at PSG after all?
Reports from France have suggested Kylian Mbappe could yet commit his future to Paris Saint-Germain.
The 23-year-old Frenchman is in the final six months of his contract. PSG are very keen to tie him down to a new long-term agreement, even though Real Madrid are heavily tipped to sign the striker. [Le Parisien – in French]
Schick cools talk of Leverkusen exit
Bayer Leverkusen striker Patrik Schick has cooled talk of him leaving the BayArena, insisting he is happy in Germany.
Reports had claimed that several Premier League clubs have kept tabs on the 25-year-old Czech. Arsenal and Tottenham allegedly viewed him as a cheaper alternative to Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic. [Bild – in German]
Sevilla to make a new Anthony Martial offer
— Ekrem KONUR (@Ekremkonur) January 9, 2022
Aston Villa leading the transfer race for Digne
Steven Gerrard’s side have stolen a march in the transfer race for Everton full-back Lucas Digne.
Despite interest from other Premier League sides, Digne appears set to head to Villa Park. Aston Villa will pay Everton around £25 million, while the Frenchman will bag a sweet salary of £8.5 million a year.
Chelsea are out of the race, having decided to pursue other options. Napoli were also interested in Digne, but the Italian club couldn’t afford his wage demands. [Sky Sports]
Wolves boss remains coy on Traore’s future
Wolves manager Bruno Lage has refused to rule out a possible January exit for winger Adama Traore.
Quizzed on offers for the 25-year-old on Sunday, Lage said: “I know nothing about it, but what is the most important thing in the world of football? It has to be good for the club and good for the player. I’m happy with my forwards, but you never know.”
Tottenham to sell Steven Bergwijn?
Tottenham have also decided to sell Steven Bergwijn this month. Various club are showing interest in Dutch winger. 🇳🇱 #THFC
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 9, 2022
Tuchel provides an update on Barkley’s Chelsea future
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has admitted that midfielder Ross Barkley’s future remains up in the air.
Amid a lack of game time this season, as well as reported interest from Leeds United, a decision over Barkley is yet to be made.