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Tuesday’s transfer rumors – Mourinho keen on out-of-favor Real defender

Fikayo Tomori of Chelsea Eder Militao of Real Madrid, Dayot Upamecano of RB Leipzig
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Latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and more.

Atleti close to signing Costa replacement.

Atletico Madrid are on the verge of securing the transfer of Moussa Dembele from Olympique Lyon.

Dembele is set to join the La Liga side on a loan deal with an option to make the move permanent. The agreement has been finalized and he will be soon announced as the new Atletico player once his medicals are complete. [Fabrizio Romano]

Ajax battle Bayer for Fosu-Mensah.

Ajax are showing late interest in Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah.

Bayer Leverkusen are considered favorites to land the 23-year-old but the Eredivisie outfit are ready to battle the Bundesliga side for the Dutchman’s signature. [Algemeen Dagblad]

Milan show interest in Tomori

AC Milan have approached Chelsea regarding a potential move for Fikayo Tomori, with the player also keen on the switch.

The Serie A leaders, however, have the English center-back as their backup plan and will make a move for him if they fail to land their primary target – Strasbourg’s Mohamed Simakan. [Sky Sports]

Spurs set sights on Militao.

Eder Militao has emerged on the radar of Tottenham as they look to bolster their defense.

Mourinho has been keeping an eye on the Brazilian since his San Paolo days and is keen on having the center-back in his ranks.

Militao, who appears to be out of Zinedine Zidane’s plans at Real Madrid having made only made two La Liga appearances this term, could join Tottenham on loan with the option for a permanent transfer in the future. [Corriere dello Sport]

Upamecano a target for Bayern

Bayern Munich have identified RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano as a replacement for David Alaba.

Alaba has rejected several contract renewal approaches by the club and appears set to depart the Allianz Arena with his contract due to expire in the summer.

The European and German champions are in ‘advanced talks’ with Upamecano’s agent.

The German center-back, who is under contract with Leipzig until 2023, has a release clause of €42 million. [Marca]