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Saturday’s transfer rumors – Manchester City set sights on new Arsenal star

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Manchester City set sights on new Arsenal star

Arsenal full-back Nuno Tavares could become a transfer target for Manchester City.

The Premier League leaders have watched the 21-year-old’s impressive start at the Emirates, following a €8 million summer move from Benfica. They’re unlikely to make a bid in January. However, due to a growing need for a new left-back, City plan to keep tabs on Tavares.

Right now, Oleksandr Zinchenko is the only recognized left-back at the Etihad. Benjamin Mendy is suspended, although Joao Cancelo has proven he can perform in the role with distinction. [ESPN]

Ivan Perisic won’t re-join Bayern Munich

Martial wants to leave Manchester United

Anthony Martial wishes to leave Manchester United in the January transfer window, according to his agent Philippe Lamboley.

Read the full story here on Ace Football.

Barcelona target move for ex-Manchester United man

Real Sociedad winger Adnan Januzaj has emerged as a target for Barcelona.

The Catalan giants are interested in signing the former Manchester United man on a free transfer once his contract expires at the end of the season. [Sport – in Spanish]

Arsenal plan to begin Kulusevski talks

The Gunners reportedly plan to send representatives over to Italy to begin talks for Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevski.

The 21-year-old Sweden international is on Arsenal’s shortlist. Juventus would consider doing a deal with Mikel Arteta’s side, as Kulusevski has fallen out of favor in Turin this season. [La Repubblica – in Italian]

AC Milan’s plan to fend off Man City interest in Leao

Amid transfer interest from Manchester City, AC Milan plan to tie Rafael Leao down to a new long-term contract.

The Rossoneri want to extend the Portugal international’s deal and raise his salary in order to keep him at San Siro. [Calciomercato – in Italian]

Could Arthur Melo leave Juventus?

Arsenal ready to step up bid for Vlahovic

The Gunners are reportedly prepared to increase their offer for Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic.

Apparently, Arsenal want to sign the 21-year-old in the January transfer window. They could offer Fiorentina as much as €80 million in order to do a deal. [SportMediaSet – in Italian]

Rangnick advises Manchester United to monitor 3 players

Red Devils interim boss Ralf Rangnick has advised the club to monitor three midfielders.

These are RB Leipzig star Amadou Haidara, Borussia Dortmund teenage sensation Jude Bellingham, and Leeds United ace Kalvin Phillips. [ESPN]

Chelsea line up move for possible Rudiger/Christensen replacement

The Blues are considering a possible transfer bid for Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana.

The 20-year-old is on Chelsea’s radar as defensive duo Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen are yet to commit to the club by signing new long-term contracts at Stamford Bridge. [Goal]