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Thursday’s transfer rumors – Arsenal get green light to sign Man Utd target for massively reduced fee

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Arsenal get green light to sign Man Utd target for massively reduced fee

Lazio have given Arsenal and Juventus a chance to sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic for a fraction of his transfer value.

Following long-term links with Manchester United, Lazio have always set the bar high for Milinkovic-Savic. Claudio Lotito has previously said it would take €120 million to prize the midfielder away. However, with contract talks between the club and the player going nowhere, the Lazio president is ready to accept €50 million.

The proposal would see Milinkovic-Savic, who is out of contract in 2024, leave Lazio on loan in January for €10 million, with a €40 million buy obligation included for the end of the season. [TuttoJuve – in Italian]

Lazio play their next Serie A game this Sunday, and it is not yet clear whether the Serbian midfielder shows up in the starting eleven if the negotiations progress. According to casino en linea, the odds for Milinkovic-Savic to score the first goal in this game is 9.50 at the time of writing this article.

Man Utd & Chelsea eye a move for Walker-Peters

Southampton right-back Kyle Walker-Peters has stirred interest from Manchester United and Chelsea.

Manchester United consider the 25-year-old as a potential replacement for Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Chelsea may also try to do a transfer deal as cover for Reece James. Walker-Peters has stalled on signing a new Southampton contract, with his current deal to expire in 2025. [TalkSPORT]

Former Atletico Madrid & Brazil captain Miranda retires

Moura is set to leave Tottenham in the summer

Lucas Moura appears ready to leave Tottenham on a free transfer in the summer.

While Tottenham previously said Moura’s most recent deal was until 2024, the club board had to activate an option by December 31 to trigger an extension for the 2023/24 season – something it didn’t do. [Telegraph – subscription required]

Inter Miami ‘confident’ Messi will sign for them

Inter Miami are still ‘confident’ about signing Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi.

The MLS club’s owners, Jorge Mas and David Beckham, met Messi’s representatives in Qatar during the World Cup. They are hopeful of completing a deal. However, PSG have offered the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner a new contract and are confident he will sign it. [The Times – subscription required]

Barcelona would consider re-signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Liverpool make a move for Terrier

Liverpool have approached Rennes about a possible transfer for forward Martin Terrier.

The 25-year-old Frenchman has impressed with his performances at the Ligue 1 club. In 22 appearances across all competitions, he has managed 12 goals and five assists. Signing him may cost Liverpool at least €35 million. [Media Foot – in French]

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