The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.
Chelsea make a move for Serie A goal machine
The Blues are among the clubs to have approached Dusan Vlahovic’s agent about a potential transfer.
Juventus are open to selling Vlahovic, who they signed from Fiorentina for a reported €75 million last winter. The club could be without Champions League football next season. Plus, there is a risk of financial sanctions heading their way for alleged false accounting.
Chelsea, who have lost Armando Broja to a long-term injury, are interested in Vlahovic. They, along with other clubs, want to know if the striker wants a transfer and whether Juve’s troubles could benefit them. [Ben Jacobs – CBS Sport]
Real Madrid give up Haaland chase
Manchester City striker Erling Haaland is no longer a future transfer target for Real Madrid.
The Spanish and European champions’ change of stance comes after completing a deal for 16-year-old Endrick. The Brazilian forward will arrive in 2024 from Palmeiras for a reported fee of around €70 million. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]
Hector Bellerin will stay at Barcelona
Hector Bellerín, expected to stay and continue at Barcelona until the end of the season. Meeting with his agent was positive, as @relevo reported. 🔵🔴 #FCB
Bellerín wants to stay and the club has confirmed the plan, unless something changes in January. pic.twitter.com/lHqpef152L
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 13, 2022
Could Mourinho coach Portugal & Roma?
AS Roma boss Jose Mourinho is one of the reported candidates in line to replace Fernando Santos as the next Portugal manager.
Santos’ eight-year spell with the national team may end after a World Cup quarter-final exit. The Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has allegedly approached Mourinho. Apparently, he might coach both Portugal and Roma as part of a possible deal. [Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian]
Zaha strikes interest from Tottenham
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is on Tottenham’s radar for next season.
The 30-year-old Ivory Coast international will be available for a free transfer when his Palace contract expires at the end of the season. Arsenal may also revisit their interest in him. [Football Insider]
Vitor Pereira becomes the new Flamengo manager
Welcome, Vitor Pereira!
Flamengo has come to an agreement with Vitor Pereira for the 2023 season. pic.twitter.com/BU74FDZ0U5
— Flamengo (@Flamengo_en) December 13, 2022
Barcelona eye a new potential Busquets replacement
Boca Juniors midfielder Alan Varela is a potential transfer target for Barcelona.
The Blaugrana are searching for a Sergio Busquets replacement, with the 34-year-old midfielder out of contract at the end of the season. He is expected to head over to the MLS. [Diario Sport – in Spanish]