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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – PSG eye a deal for record Atletico Madrid signing

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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.

PSG eye a deal for record Atletico Madrid signing

Paris Saint-Germain have set their sights on Joao Felix ahead of the January transfer window.

The 23-year-old forward, who joined Atletico Madrid from Benfica in 2019 for a club-record fee of €126 million, has struggled for regular starting opportunities this season. In 12 LaLiga games, he has started just five times, managing three goals and assists on the way.

PSG view Felix as a more achievable target after failing to sign Bernardo Silva and Robert Lewandowski last summer. [Le10 Sport – in French]

Ronaldo is torn between Newcastle & Al-Nassr

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly torn between joining either Newcastle United or Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr.

The 37-year-old forward is available for a free transfer upon leaving Manchester United by mutual consent on Tuesday. He is unlikely to decide his future until after Portugal’s World Cup campaign. [Marca – in Spanish]

Chelsea agree personal terms with Arsen Zakharyan

Guardiola set to extend Man City deal

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the club until 2025.

The 51-year-old has been at the Etihad since July 2016, winning 276 of his 374 matches (D43 L55) in charge. City have also won 11 trophies under Guardiola, including four Premier League titles.

Read the full story here on Ace Football

Spurs lead the race for Malinovskyi

Tottenham are the reported favorites to sign Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi in the January transfer window.

The 29-year-old Ukraine international has impressed in Italy since his €13.6 million arrival from Belgian side Genk in 2019. In 142 appearances across all competitions for Atalanta, he has supplied 30 goals and 28 assists. His contract runs out at the end of the season. [Sport Mediaset – in Italian]

Cristiano Ronaldo releases a statement after Man Utd exit

Mourinho plots a move for Barcelona defender

AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho reportedly wants to sign Barcelona full-back Hector Bellerin on loan in January.

Mourinho is on the lookout for a new right-back after kicking Rick Karsdorp out of his team. He thinks Bellerin is a player that would suit his style at Roma. The 27-year-old has only played five times for Barcelona since joining the club on a free transfer from Arsenal last summer.

However, with Bellerin’s contract to expire at the end of the season, Roma may need to consider signing him permanently. [Estadio Deportivo – in Spanish]