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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Chelsea decide on top January target

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The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

Chelsea decide on top January target

Ajax midfielder Edson Alvarez will be Chelsea’s main target in the January transfer window.

The Blues previously failed to sign the 24-year-old Mexican in the summer for around £40 million. They also tried to sign Southampton’s Romeo Lavia and PSV Eindhoven’s Ibrahima Sangare before bringing in Denis Zakaria on loan from Juventus. [Evening Standard]

Costa set to arrive in the UK

Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa will arrive in the UK on Tuesday night to complete a free transfer to Wolves.

The 33-year-old is a free agent after  leaving Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro in January. He will have a medical on Wednesday while waiting for a work permit, and then put pen to paper on a 12-month deal at Molineux. [Telegraph – subscription required]

UAE club makes an offer for Miralem Pjanic

James signs a new contract at Chelsea

Chelsea right-back Reece James has signed a new six-year contract at the club.

Read the full story here on Ace Football

Keita & Oxlade-Chamberlain to consider their Liverpool futures

Liverpool midfielders Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will consider their futures at the club.

This revelation comes after the pair failed to make this season’s Champions League squad. They will weigh up their respective situations at Anfield next summer. [CaughtOffside]

Napoli deny Cristiano Ronaldo transfer talks

Lunghi catches the eye of Inter & Fiorentina

Inter Milan and Fiorentina have expressed an interest in Alberto Lunghi.

The 19-year-old winger is available for a free transfer after terminating his contract with Perugia. Juventus wanted to sign him two years ago for around €1 million, but the move didn’t happen in the end. [Calciomercato – in Italian]