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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Kessie keen on Premier League move

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

Kessie keen on PL move

AC Milan’s Franck Kessie is approaching free agency, and playing in the Premier League “sits high on his priority list,” according to 90min.

The Ivory Coast international’s contract extension talks at San Siro are “at a standstill”, and he will be free to hold talks with other clubs in January regarding a transfer in the summer.

Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, and Chelsea are among those interested in the defensive midfielder, although the latter two have the edge due to the player’s desire to move to England.

Alli on his way out of Spurs?

Tottenham will once again try to sell Dele Alli next summer after failing to sell him in the previous one.

Tottenham were close to offloading the 25-year-old last January as Paris Saint-Germain wanted to take him on loan, but talks between the two clubs eventually broke down.

Spurs have again made plans to cash in on the player, although they aren’t expecting him to depart in January. [Football Insider]

Man Utd set sights on Phillips

Manchester United have turned their attention to Kalvin Phillips as they look to bring in a new defensive midfielder next summer, reports Daily Star.

The Leeds United star is “the preferred alternative” for the Red Devils as they are put off by West Ham’s £90 million valuation of Declan Rice and with Liverpool leading the race for Borussia Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham.

Real eyeing Antwerp’s Buta

Real Madrid’s search for a right-back has led them to Royal Antwerp’s Aurelio Buta.

The attack-minded 24-year-old has maintained a good assist record in the league, having registered 15 assists in the previous three Jupiler Pro League seasons. [Defensa Central]

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