The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Liverpool eye two Salah & Mane AFCON replacements
FC Porto striker Luis Diaz and Lille forward Jonathan David are transfer targets for Liverpool.
The Reds are searching for attacking reinforcements in January as their prolific duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will leave Anfield to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations that month.
Diaz has impressed Jurgen Klopp with his performances in Portugal and in Europe this season. The Liverpool boss could also make a move for David if he can trim his squad first. [Marca]
Aubameyang to join Juventus?
Juventus may attempt to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal.
The 32-year-old Gabonese’s future at the Emirates is under a cloud after losing the club’s captaincy. He has made no comment so far, but the transfer rumors are already kicking in. [Tuttosport – in Italian]
Haaland can leave Dortmund ‘under certain conditions’
Zorc [BVB Director] told @SkySportDE: “Of course we’d like Haaland to stay. We don't have to give him up – not even for economic reasons, but we also know that under certain conditions he has the opportunity to leave & we’ll have talks w/ him in the next few weeks” #Transfers 🇳🇴
— Reshad Rahman ✆ (@ReshadRahman_) December 18, 2021
Barcelona name their Cavani conditions
The La Liga giants want assurances that Edinson Cavani has fully recovered from injury before doing a deal.
The Manchester United striker is hot on Barcelona’s list of Sergio Aguero replacements for the January transfer window. Some reports claim he has already agreed terms for a deal. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]
Manchester United to rival Chelsea for Kounde
The Jules Kounde transfer saga is back in full swing as Manchester United plot to rival Chelsea for the Sevilla defender.
Barcelona confident of new Gavi deal
Barcelona are confident to extend Gavi’s contract. It’s gonna take some time to sign/announce but new five year deal will be on the table soon. ⭐️🇪🇸 #FCB
“Gavi's game was spectacular. His personality is surprising at 17. When I was 17, everything cost me more”, Xavi said. pic.twitter.com/5x9yT4CYuL
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 18, 2021
Conte eyes Vidal reunion at Tottenham
Tottenham manager Antonio Conte has allegedly spoken to Arturo Vidal about joining him in the Premier League.
The 34-year-old midfielder worked under Conte at Juventus and Inter Milan, winning Serie A titles with both clubs. [La Tercera – in Spanish]
Dusan Vlahovic transfer latest
Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic wants to join a club that will compete in the Champions League next season.
This demand makes a top-four Premier League finish crucial for Arsenal. The Gunners are interested in Vlahovic, although the Serbian isn’t sold on the idea of joining the London club. Fellow English sides Manchester City and Liverpool may also be options for him.
At the moment, though, Juventus are favorites to sign Vlahovic. [Eurosport]
Chelsea consider move for AC Milan star
AC Milan defender Theo Hernandez has emerged as a potential transfer target for Chelsea.
As Ben Chilwell could have surgery on an ACL injury, Thomas Tuchel may need to consider signing a new left wing-back. The Blues boss is reportedly an admirer of Hernandez, who has impressed at San Siro. [El Nacional – in Catalan]
William Saliba focused on Marseille loan spell
Saliba: "I'm on loan, but I pretend I'm there [at Marseille] for many years. I'm not thinking about returning to #Arsenal [right now]. I give myself to Marseille. I don't think about what will happen afterwards" pic.twitter.com/IW9bvBCPVV
— Gurjit (@GurjitAFC) December 18, 2021