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Thursday’s transfer rumors – Liverpool plot 2023 move for top midfield target

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Liverpool plot 2023 move for top midfield target

The Reds plan to make a transfer bid for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham in 2023.

Injuries have rocked Jurgen Klopp’s midfield already this season. Liverpool reacted by signing Arthur Melo on loan from Juventus on deadline day, but it appears they plan on a more permanent solution in Bellingham.

The 19-year-old England international is under contract at Dortmund until June 2025. [Christian Falk – Bild]

Mata set for a move to Turkey

Former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata could join Turkish giants Galatasaray.

The 34-year-old Spaniard is available for a free transfer after leaving United at the end of his contract in June. He will reportedly earn around €1.8 million per year in Turkey. [Ali Naci Kucuk]

Mauro Icardi arrives in Turkey for Galatasaray loan move

Bayern plan Kane move

Bayern Munich plan to make a move for Tottenham striker Harry Kane.

After Robert Lewandowski’s summer transfer to Barcelona, Bayern need a new prolific frontman. The Bundesliga leaders, therefore, have laid eyes on Kane, who has less than two years left on his Spurs contract. [Christian Falk – Bild]

Potter is in talks with Chelsea

Chelsea have held talks with Brighton manager Graham Potter about replacing the departed Thomas Tuchel.

The 47-year-old is Chelsea’s first choice candidate in a shortlist that includes former Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino and ex-Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane.

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Miralem Pjanic joins Sharjah FC on a two-year deal

Rodriguez offered to Galatasaray

James Rodriguez has reportedly been offered to Galatasaray.

Qatari club Al-Rayyan would allow the 31-year-old attacking midfielder to leave on loan and with an option for a permanent transfer. Galatasaray, however, are reluctant to do a deal at the moment.

The Turkish giants have concerns over the fitness levels of James, who joined Al-Rayyan from Everton in September 2021. [Pipe Sierra]